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Office Administrator


Employer: Independent Education Union of Australia - NSW/ACT Branch
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Administration, Unions & Workers Rights
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT

Job posted on: 09 September, 2019.
Applications close: 23 September, 2019.

  • Branch - Canberra
  • Full Time - 35 hours per week

About Us

The Independent Education Union of Australia is a federal union that covers teachers, support and operational staff in non-government schools and teaching staff in early childhood services and English language colleges. With 75 staff in our NSW/ACT Branch we represent the professional and industrial issues of over 31,000 members.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a self-motivated and experienced employee to join our Canberra office. The Office Administrator will provide support to three Organisers in the conduct of daily office tasks and industrial campaigns. The successful candidate will be able to adapt to changing priorities of work as they emerge. This full-time full-time (Monday-Friday) role will report to the Clerical Co-ordinator. 

About You

  • Punctuality is essential
  • 2-3 years previous experience in a similar administrative role
  • Great phone manner
  • Excellent spelling and grammar
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to time  manage  to perform multiple tasks, set priorities and plan workload to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to use confidentiality and discretion when needed.
  • Attention to detail 

You should be able to

  • Complete word processing tasks with accuracy and efficiency
  • Provide administrative support to union organisers
  • Make travel and accommodation bookings
  • Take phone calls from members and staff in a polite courteous manner
  • Set-up for meetings and training days
  • Book meeting rooms and conference calls
  • Prepare, collate and file documents
  • Distribute bulk emails and postal mail outs to members
  • Enter data accurately
  • Assist our membership department when required
  • General office duties

What we can offer you

  • One Rostered Day Off every 6 weeks
  • Salary sacrifice arrangements
  • 4 weeks annual leave and 1 week extra week during Christmas shutdown
  • Access to Teachers Health Fund
  • Employee Assistance Program

Starting salary: $67,195 plus superannuation.

How to apply for this job

If you think you have the above skills and would like to apply, please send your Cover Letter and Resume to ieu@ieu.asn.au using the subject line: Office Administrator application via EthicalJobs.

Enquiries and further details may be directed to Joanna Kotsakis on (02) 8202 8900.

Closing date for applications: 23 September 2019.