Executive Assistant

Radford College (see more jobs from this school)


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 January 2020

Temporary full-time position for term 1 2020 commencing immediately at the start of term 1 2020.

<p>We are seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to provide high level executive support to the Assistant Principal Student Development for immediate start at the commencement of Term 1 2020.  <br /></p><p><b> The Role </b></p><p> Displaying a high degree of initiative and having a proactive attitude, the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Principal Student Development (APSD) ensures the smooth running of the APSD‘s office including the School Psychologists and Counsellors and provides superior executive support and initiatives in a range of duties and responsibilities. This position also provides administrative support to the Heads of Year. </p><p> <b>Essential Requirements </b></p><p> <b>Qualifications </b></p><p> Candidates should possess experience in providing confidential administrative and executive support, including complex diary management. Requiring an empathetic and caring nature, the position also provides front-line support to students and parents in the area of wellbeing. Demonstrated expert proficiency in MS Office, and an ability to learn complex systems in an educational setting is required.   </p><p><b> Skills and attributes </b></p><p> To be successful in the role, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following: </p><p> • Exceptional organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines and follow process </p><p>• Experience in anticipating the needs of executive staff and the ability to perform professionally, confidentially, with tact and discretion </p><p>• Identify parent and student needs and respond appropriately according to requirements </p><p>• Capacity to manage ad hoc projects </p><p>• Excellent communications skills both verbal and written </p><p>• Strong interpersonal and people skills </p><p> All Radford College staff must dedicate themselves to upholding our collective values of truth, compassion and wisdom, which forms the ethos and foundations of our College community. </p><p><b> How to apply </b></p><p> </p><p>Details about this position can be found on the College&#39;s website <a href="http://www.radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">www.radford.act.edu.au</a>. If you have further enquiries regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at <a href="mailto:recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a> </p><p> </p><p>Information on <a href="https://www.radford.act.edu.au/quick-links/employment/how-to-apply/" rel="nofollow">How to Apply</a> can be accessed through this link, or in the Employment section on the College website. </p><p> Applications close <b>Wednesday 29 January 2020</b>, and should be addressed to: </p><p> The Principal </p><p>email: <a href="mailto:recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.au</a><a href="mailto:recruitment&#64;radford.act.edu.auu" rel="nofollow"></a> </p><p><i> Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment. </i></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><br /></p>
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