Researchers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program (ATSIHP) within the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), Research School of Population Health (RSPH) conduct cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing.
The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Program Coordinator, Executive Officer and the Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Study team which will carry out a program of work aimed at quantifying the impact and outcomes of TIS Regional Tobacco Control Grants on smoking prevalence and other tobacco-related indicators among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Administrative Assistant will also regularly engage with academic and professional staff in the Program, as well as a wide range of people across the university and external stakeholders. Role Statement: Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant will: ▪ Undertake administrative tasks such as coordinating team meetings, preparing agendas, taking minutes; arranging travel and events where necessary; and provide administrative support to the TIS Study team as required; ▪ Comply with all ANU policies and procedures, and in particular those relating to work health and safety and equal opportunity; ▪ Perform other duties as requested, consistent with the classification level of the position and in line with the principle of multi-skilling.
SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples shown by capacity to: a. Understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures; b. Identify issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today; and c. Communicate respectfully in a culturally sensitive manner. 2. Completion of a degree or demonstrated relevant experience in an administration/executive support role. 3. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to draft various reports and ethics applications and an ability to consult and liaise effectively with a wide range of people in a culturally diverse environment. 4. Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, meeting demanding deadlines and delivering high quality outcomes. 5. Experience using information systems, including the ability to generate reports and demonstrated skills using the MSOffice suite, in particular Excel. Experience in using bibliographical management software (e.g. EndNote) would be regarded positively. 6. A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a university context.
Classification: ANU Officer 4 (Administration) Salary package: $65,101 - $70,433 per annum plus 17% superannuation TermS: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A statement addressing the selection criteria. - A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. For further information, please contact Shavaun Wells T: (02) 02 6125 1700 E: [email protected] Applications close: 22 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time