Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Executive Assistant - Board Secretary

Position Number: 1800
Applications Close: 16 Aug 2013

Full- Time (38 hours per week)
Friendly & supportive team environment

About the role

NMIT is seeking to appoint an innovative, qualified and motivated individual to fill the position of Executive Assistant. You will be a hardworking and enthusiastic professional with excellent subject knowledge.
Your primary objective will be:
Provide executive level administrative and secretarial support to the NMIT Board, sub-committees of the NMIT Board and the Board Secretary.

About You

The successful applicant will be a hardworking and enthusiastic professional with:
Appropriate post-secondary qualifications and/or significant and extensive experience in a variety of administrative support roles that clearly demonstrate the ability to perform the role of Executive Assistant to the Board, its sub-committees and the Board Secretary.
High level of IT skills and excellent computer skills together with an expert knowledge in a wide range of software packages, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and Apple products (including iPad).
Demonstrated excellent time management and organisational skills illustrated by the ability to be proactive, effectively multi task, meet deadlines and continually improve operational strategies.
Ability to research material, analyse issues, determine priorities and use a high degree of initiative.
For a full list of the key selection criteria please refer to the position description.
Please note that all short listed applicants will be required to undertake a variety of competency tests to demonstrate their ability to perform the role.
A Working With Children Check will be required for this position


The salary will be $74,386  per annum


To be eligible to apply you must either:

a) be an Australian Citizen or
b) provide evidence which substantiates your entitlement to work in Australia

Applicants must address the key selection criteria contained within the position description. You will not be shortlisted if you fail to address the key selection criteria in your application.


Please download a copy of the Position Description below. Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Download the Application Form fill in the required fields including the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description and save the completed form on your desktop.

Forward the completed Application Form together with a copy of your current Resume and email to Make sure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.


To download the forms below you will need Adobe Acrobat 9.0 Pro. If you are experiencing any difficulties in submitting your application, please contact the Human Resources Department on 03 9269 1266.

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