Administrative Officer - Faculty of Business and Law

$69,725 - $76,380 (G05) plus 17% superannuation, Permanent, Full-time based at our Bentley Campus, Extensive learning and development opportunities.

The Faculty of Business and Law
In the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Business and Law (FBL), we are committed to providing the most innovative teaching and research environment for the business leaders of tomorrow. The Faculty comprises of Curtin Business School and Curtin Law School. We are located in the beautiful city of Perth, Western Australia, with our main campus in Bentley and our Curtin Graduate School of Business and Curtin Law School facilities conveniently located in the bustling Central Business District.

We are seeking a proactive self-starter with outstanding interpersonal and organisational skills to join the team. You will provide comprehensive personal assistance to the Dean, Research and undertake general administrative activities which support the day to day operational efficiently of the Faculty.

In this role you will….   

  • Provide comprehensive PA and general administrative support to the Dean, Research.
  • Manage diaries and book travel and accommodation.
  • Coordinate logistics and hospitality to deliver events and partner visits/meetings.
  • Maintain and keep up to date, shared repositories of information.
  • Coordinate the publishing and distribution of reports and other documentation, (e.g. briefing papers, minutes and agenda papers and general correspondence).
  • Undertake data collection and preliminary analysis for the Faculty’s quarterly research progress reporting and any other reporting requirements.
  • Facilitate input and updating of research information/activity in relevant databases. 

Why choose Curtin   

  • A flexible benefits package with excellent superannuation provisions.
  • Wellness is part of our culture, and we encourage positive lifestyle choices through a range of activities and initiatives!
  • We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019).
  • Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia’s Workplace RAP Framework.
  • The University has recently been named as one of Australia’s Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA).
  • Above the norm parental and partner leave; 26 weeks for birth mother as the primary caregiver and 14 weeks for partner, with qualifying periods!

For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit

We are looking for someone with…

  • Understanding/knowledge of research-specific areas within a University context, e.g. a research assistant or someone who has previously worked in a research centre is preferred.
  • Previous experience with providing comprehensive personal assistance to senior staff.
  • Experience in coordinating events/meeting.
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills.
  • Previous experience using platforms such as Qualtrics, or a genuine desire to undertake training/upskilling in this area.

Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume to enable us to assess your suitability for the role. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the recruitment process please advise in your cover letter. 

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Applications close: 9:00PM AWST, Friday 20 March 2020

Please apply via the attached link, we cannot accept resumes sent to the above contact.

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Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

10/03/2020 $0 Perth 1 Administration & Office Support
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