Curtin University of Technology

Curtin University of Technology

Administrative Officer


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About us

Curtin's School of Nursing is the longest established school of nursing in the Australian university sector. Celebrating it's 50th year in 2024, the school has been a key part of the University's drive to be a leader in health sciences education and research. The school delivers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in nursing, midwifery, oral health therapy and paramedicine.

Your new role We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Administrative Officer to join the School of Nursing professional team. You will be a core team member, working collaboratively to facilitate the delivery of day-to-day administrative activities and special projects to support the School of Nursing's operational and strategic outcomes.

In this role you will:

  • Provide executive support to the School Leadership Group and committees
  • Perform a wide variety of general administrative duties in a timely and efficient manner
  • Schedule, administer and support meetings and events for the school including venues, catering, correspondence and promotional materials
  • Facilitate general purchasing and procurement in accordance with Curtin policies and procedures
  • Providing administrative support for strategic projects and activities
  • Actively contribute to the development, review and continuous improvement of administrative procedures within the school
  • We are looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated experience in and ability to coordinate the administrative requirements of a functional area.
  • Demonstrated advanced computer skills, particularly in the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple and often competing tasks with attention to accuracy and detail within deadlines.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both oral and written communication with a well-developed cross cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with the ability to use discretion and knowledge to determine appropriate actions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Completion of a relevant qualification and/or considerable relevant work experience.
  • Previous experience working in a university environment is desirable but not essential
  • As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Joanne Carey, School Business Manager, Curtin School of Nursing at [email protected]

    About us

    We are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, and endless food options including a supermarket.

    We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, offering generous superannuation and salary packaging benefits. We are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.

    For more information about our university, please visit www.

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.


    Applications close: Sunday, 25 February 2024, at 5:00 pm AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number. Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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    Administrative Officer


    Curtin University of Technology




    February 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

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    About the employer

    Curtin University is a future-focused university based in the scenic city of Perth, Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.

    The University is recognised for its strengths in teaching and research innovation, which is reflected in its standing as Western Australia’s top public university for graduate and postgraduate employment, according to the Good Universities Guide 2021.

    We were established in 1966 as the ‘Western Australian Institute of Technology’, before gaining university status and changing our name to ‘Curtin’ in 1987 in honour of the former Australian Prime Minister.

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