Jobs@Melbourne Polytechnic

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Position Number: 2189
Applications Close: 12 Aug 2016

Fixed Term Contract position (02/06/2017)

Maternity Leave Replacement

Full-time (38 hours per week)

 About the Role

Melbourne Polytechnic has a great opportunity for an exceptional Executive Assistant to support our CEO. The role is to provide high level executive and strategic support to the CEO and the first point of contact for the CEO's office.

Your primary objectives will be to:

  • Play a key connecting role, leadership and mentoring to Senior Management, Executive Assistants and other key stakeholders across Melbourne Polytechnic.
  • Assess situations and determine next steps in a professional, efficient and confidential manner. 

About You

The successful applicant will possess the following:

Key Selection Criteria 

  • Relevant post-secondary qualifications and several years' relevant experience including at least three years as an Executive Assistant.
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite Packages and other technology tools and software packages.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management and the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks is essential to success in this role.
  • The ability to research new concepts in detail, understand how they apply in the environment and be able to provide critical analysis and consultation to the CEO.
  • The ability to build rapport, develop trusting relationships and maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential.

For a full list of the Key Selection Criteria  please refer to the position description.


The salary will be in the range of $74,000 to $85,000 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions.


Fixed Term Contract position (02/06/2017)

Maternity Leave Replacement

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


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.ud1500921071e.cin1500921071hcety1500921071lopen1500921071ruobl1500921071em@sb1500921071oj1500921071.  Make sure 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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