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Executive Assistant, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  • One ongoing, flexible role located in Carlton
  • Attractive salary between $87,640 - $99,438 + superannuation (VPS Grade 4)
  • An exciting opportunity to contribute to human rights

About us

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws - the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

Our vision is for a fair, safe and inclusive Victoria where every person is respected and treated with dignity. We work with others to eliminate inequality and build a community that respects and promotes human rights and equal opportunity.

We are a small and buzzing organisation that embraces creativity, accountability, rigour and empathy as our values. Our teams are filled with highly motivated, conscientious and collaborative people who love what they do and uphold our values.

We know that our work has the greatest impact when it is informed by diverse experiences and perspectives.

We strive to build and maintain an inclusive workplace that brings out the best in our people and we support flexible work arrangements.

About the role

The Executive Assistant provides strategic and administrative support to the Commissioner and Executive Director, builds and maintains relationships with Ministerial and department offices, coordinates the Commission's workflow and determines priorities based on strategic demands. The role provides a coordinating function for leadership activities and forums, provides administrative support to the board and supports the Executive Director to manage the operational demands of the Commission.

The Executive Assistant manages and coordinates the activities for the Executive Office to provide effective support services to the Commissioner and Executive Director. This includes email and calendar management, providing administrative services to support internal and external meetings and events, including Board meetings. The role also assists with the tracking of correspondence and the coordination of information flow in and out of the Commission.

About you

As our successful candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of executive assistance
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse issues and determine priorities in an environment of tight and conflicting deadlines, to take initiative and work under limited direction

How to Apply

Please click the Apply Now button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter that details your motivation for applying and includes the skills and attributes you would bring to the role. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process or an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this advertisement.

A position description is attached.

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