First listed on: 17 January 2023


Ref 081/23 Senior Executive Assistant, Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice-President (Research, Enterprise & International)

About Western
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

About the Role
Western is looking to appoint a Senior Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Enterprise and International).

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing aspects of the DVCREI’s office including diary management, travel, document preparation, briefing notes and will be the first point of contact to the general public, students and staff on behalf of the DVCREI. In addition, this position will be required to provide support to committees and to assist with event management when required.

Please refer to the position description for further information.

This is a full-time position based at our Parramatta campus.

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have relevant qualifications or equivalent experience in supporting a senior executive in a complex and high work volume environment. You should have the ability to multitask, maintain confidentiality and to both problem solve and make decisions whilst working independently.

Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally.

Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer:

  • 35 hour work week
  • 17% super contributions
  • Professional development opportunities

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 $113,831 to $122,779 p.a. (comprising Salary of $96,189 to $103,750 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Please contact Dr Annette McLaren via email

Closing Date: 8:30pm, Sunday 5 February 2023.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

Full details on how to apply for these positions can be found at our website. Western Sydney University values workplace diversity.

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