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Executive Assistant to the President

Alphacrucis College
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Job Title: Executive Assistant to the President

Location: Parramatta NSW 2150

Job Category: C Level Administrative Support

Employment Type: Full time

  • Permanent full time position
  • Great location near transport hub
  • The opportunity to be part of a rapid growth organisation

About the opportunity
Alphacrucis College is seeking an Executive Assistant to fulfil the key role of managing the President’s Office including planning and managing the President’s calendar, appointments, and correspondence; planning and coordinating required action for the College Council and Executive Committee; facilitating communication between the President and direct reports and external groups; and coordinating projects generated from the President’s Office.

The position requires a high level of confidentiality, discretion, and judgement as this vital role in the organisation represents the President to a wide range of constituents.

About you
The person we seek will be an articulate communicator, with exceptional stakeholder management skills, who is able to develop excellent working relationships at Senior Management, Executive and Director level.  You will have excellent corporate presentation and be able to deliver a high level of written communication, including excellence in report writing, email and written correspondence both internally and externally. You will possess public relation skills with the capacity to promote and enhance the image and reputation of the College in all your engagements with our broad range of stakeholders.

Being able to pre-empt situations, including risks and desired outcomes will be second nature to you, as will your excellent sense of urgency, follow through and high-level attention to detail. Your ability to manage situations and communication with both sensitivity and confidentiality will be pivotal.

Above all, you will have exceptional time management and prioritising skills and be able to work competently to organise our President’s daily, weekly and monthly schedules, so that he can effectively lead our organisation as it undertakes an exceptional rate of growth.

We are looking for an Executive Assistant with:

  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant experience in administrative support in an academic or business setting;
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and an understanding of the mission of higher education within the church;
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks and responsibilities with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent public relations and presentation skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to compose, edit, and prepare final copies of all types of correspondence;
  • Excellent office skills, including strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft office products, and proper telephone etiquette.
About us
Since our inception 70 years ago, Alphacrucis College has become a leading Australasian Christian college with a reputation for excellence in training, teaching and research. We provide our students a Christ-centred education that is relevant for today's generation. Our mission is to equip Christian leaders to change the world.

Our commitment to excellence is supported by:

  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty, ranking among world-leading researchers in their fields, who combine specialist knowledge with creative and innovative learning experiences for our students
  • Leading edge technology, providing outstanding classroom and online delivery for all students
  • Dynamic research culture that encourages students to passionately pursue their interests, who not only demonstrate academic excellence but also contribute practical solutions to the challenges of today
  • Practical engagement with contemporary society and culture, providing students with "hands-on" experience in their community
  • Dynamic and inspirational student life, promoting strong Christian faith

AC provides courses in ministry & theology, leadership, business, chaplaincy, counselling, teaching and music. Our vision is to be a global Christian university, transforming neighbourhoods and nations.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

A full job description for this role can be obtained by emailing Desleigh Davies, Human Resources Officer,

Important: To be considered, you must provide a CV and a cover letter describing how your experience relates specifically to the job requirements, including details of your capacity to be part of a Christ-centred organisational culture (i.e. details of any Christian faith, values or church involvement, or of your willingness to be part of a Christian organisation). Please send applications to Desleigh Davies Human Resources Officer by COB 3rd October 2017

The Listing
Area: Parramatta, NSW
Status: Full Time
Date: Not specified
Desleigh Davies
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