Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Administrative Assistant

Position Number: 2210
Applications Close: 09 Sep 2016

Ongoing position available

Friendly working environment

Full-time (38 hours per week)

About the Role:

We are very excited to announce that Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to appoint an experienced, innovative and qualified individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant​.

Your primary objectives will be:

  • To provide high level administrative support to the department 
  • To provide concierge functions for the student help desk

About You:

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and/or extensive experience in administrative support roles preferably in an education setting.
  • High level computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite of programs and the internet including: drafting and formatting documents, producing excel spreadsheets and databases, reports and correspondence; production of PowerPoint presentations; mail-merges and mail outs
  • Excellent reception, telephone  and customer service skills
  • Extensive experience in the provision of high level customer service and an understanding of, and empathy for the varying needs of students
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills including the ability to work independently and to co-ordinate administrative activities across a designated work area
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with confidence to interact with students and a wide-range of people internally and externally

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.


The salary will be in the range of $43,112 - $45,648 (AO4.1- AO4.4) per annum plus superannuation.


Ongoing, Full- Time 38 hours per week


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

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • A separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the position description

You can submit your application by email to ua.ud1500560881e.cin1500560881hcety1500560881lopen1500560881ruobl1500560881em@sb1500560881oj1500560881.  Please ensure you include the job title and the job reference number in your covering email.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 People & Culture Department on 03 9269 1266.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.

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