Parkville, Maryland
$42.88 - 46.41 An Hour
Posted 28 September, 2022
Department Administrator
University of Melbourne
Parkville Full Time
Play a key administrative role in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and be responsible for making sure operational processes are effective and efficient Support a broad range of stakeholders providing a high level of client service Full time, Continuing, UOM 6 - $89,182 - $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super

Job no: 0057046
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full time; Continuing
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
Department/School: School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Salary: UOM 6 - $89,182 - $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super

Play a key administrative role in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and be responsible for making sure operational processes are effective and efficient
Support a broad range of stakeholders providing a high level of client service
Full time, Continuing, UOM 6 - $89,182 - $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology has been the leading Australian provider of engineering and IT education and research for over 150 years. We are a multidisciplinary School organised into three key areas; Computing and Information Systems (CIS), Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) and Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI). FEIT continues to attract top staff and students with a global reputation and has a commitment to knowledge for the betterment of society.

About the Role
The purpose of this role is to provide support to the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) team in performing key operational administration activities. The position is the pivotal point of integration in the distribution and flow of information between academics, professional staff, visitors and graduate research students in the department and across the school. Although the role is based in the department, the role will work with the Operations Manager in effectively and efficiently running the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) more broadly.

Responsibilities include:

Ensure the efficient delivery of administrative services for BME by building and maintaining strong and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
In conjunction with relevant professional support teams, ensure recruitment, onboarding and offboarding activities and actions relating to new Graduate Researchers, employees and fixed term contracts are appropriately coordinated and fulfilled
Support the effective running of CBE events, including conferences, seminars, planning days and workshops as required


About You
You are an experienced administrator with strong organisational skills, attention to detail and project management capability to ensure the effective prioritisation, management and completion of tasks within agreed deadline. You have strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and build and maintain effective working relationships with people from diverse backgrounds.

You will also have:

Relevant experience and/or an equivalent combination of relevant experience in education and/or training
Proven ability to deliver high quality and timely operational and administrative services to clients
Ability to navigate a large organisation to drive successful outcomes
Experience in implementing effective continuous improvement initiatives displaying a creative approach to problem solving and generation of new ideas

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

To find out more, visit https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

Applications close: Wednesday 12 October 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
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