Administrative Officer

November 24, 2021

Job Location: Perth Eastern Suburbs
Employer: Curtin University
Full time

Reference No:  814489
Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.

Properties, Facilities and Development

Our dynamic Properties, Facilities and Development (PF&D) department is responsible for the planning and management that provides a vibrant and beneficial environment for study, work and leisure. Whilst we look after programs and facilities that Curtin has in place, we are also undertaking some exciting infrastructure programs as part of our Greater Curtin Master Plan. This includes accommodation, academic buildings, research space, curated retail, a bus transport interchange and a range of public spaces and amenities.

Your new role

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Administrator to join our vibrant Properties department.  Working as a core member within the Business Support team, this role assists with day to day administrate activities, supporting the operational effectiveness of the PF&D department.

You will provide general support to the area through arranging meetings, providing administrative and logistical support for existing projects, assisting with operational support for internal events, such as organising catering and venues if required and coordinating the content, publishing and distribution of reports and other documentation, (e.g. briefing papers, minutes and agenda papers and general correspondence). You will also provide personal assistance support to two directors which includes extensive diary management.

This position will suit an incumbent who has excellent use of initiative accompanied with strong interpersonal skills.  This role is broad ranging within its scope and requires an efficient individual with excellent time management skills who enjoys working in a team environment.  You will be have an outgoing and bubbly personality accompanied with extensive previous experience working in a busy environment of competing priorities.

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You will bring to the role

  • Demonstrated experience in and ability to coordinate the administrative requirements of a functional area.
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills, particularly in the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks with attention to accuracy and detail within deadlines.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both oral and written communication with a well-developed cross cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with the ability to use discretion and knowledge to determine appropriate actions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.

What we offer you

For details of Curtin’s employee benefits please visit

What we need from you

Curtin University does not require you to address the selection criteria, however your cover letter and CV should include sufficient information to allow us to assess your claims against the selection criteria.

Applications close: 9.00pm Wednesday 8 December 2021

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:
Rachel Massey – Portfolio Manager, Directorate Services
Phone:  08 9266 2450
Email:  [email protected]
Please only apply via the attached link.  Please do not send your resume direct to the above contact.


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. 

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