Executive Assistant University of New South Wales, Precincts Business Unit Australia

Executive Assistant


Job no: 496697

Work type: Continuing / Full time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Administration

  • Newly created Business Unit, supporting Precincts investment
  • Based at Kensington Campus | Once in generation project
  • $85,326 – 91,023 + 17% super + leave loading

UNSW is developing and significantly investing in Precinct activities including the Randwick Health and Education Precinct.


The Opportunity

Supporting the Pro-Vice Chancellor Health and Executive Director, Precincts, you will be an integral part of the team that drives UNSW’s significant investment in Precinct activity. You will be a proactive individual, who takes a partnership approach to ensure all administrative matters are prioritised and handled efficiently & effectively. You will be the focal point for driving the way in which this high performing team delivers outcomes to both internal & external stakeholders. 


The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work. 


UNSW Precincts Business Unit plays a key role in driving UNSW’s 2025 Strategy into the future. This includes facilitating strategic partnerships, industry and government engagement.  The team will lead, develop and oversee Precinct activity across UNSW and provide strategic oversight of Precinct funding, resourcing and prioritisation.


The Health Precincts continue to be the most significant investment to date, the team will continue to work closely with the Dean, UNSW Medicine and the Chief Executive of the South East Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) to play a critical role in connecting the University, the LHD and medical research institutes affiliated with UNSW to drive UNSW’s ambitious 2025 Strategy.  Specifically, the team leads the University’s active participation in all facets of the planning, design and implementation of the once in a generation, Randwick Health Campus Redevelopment and the development of medical precincts throughout Sydney.


About the Successful Applicant

You are an experienced Executive Assistant with exceptional technical, communication and influencing skills.  Key selection criteria include:

  • High-level organisational skills and proven ability to deal with multiple tasks, undertake complex diary management, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrable experience working within a highly complex environment dealing with a large volume of concurrent priorities
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to challenge senior stakeholders to ensure key milestones are achieved
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, students, management, and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience working with a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly and productively as an effective team member
  • Advanced level of computer literacy with excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications

To Apply:  Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria nominated in the Position Description.


Download File PD - Executive Assistant - Executive Director Health.pdf



Ian Jones

Talent Acquisition Team Lead

E: i.jones@unsw.edu.au

T: 0404 809939


Applications close:  11pm, Sunday 5th May 2019


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.


Position Description

Advertised: 08 Apr 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 05 May 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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