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Program Support Officer – NSW


Reporting to the Executive Director NSW Chapter, the Program Support Officer will act as the secretariat and coordinate the Champions of Change program and provide administrative support to the program facilitator, an external consultant and Chapter Executive Director. In addition, the role will provide administrative support to the International Chapter.

The role is part-time 1-2 days per week (flexible) and is based at the Chapter office, which is located in the Sydney suburb of Potts Point. View the Full Position Description here.

Working collaboratively with Chapter staff and members, this role is responsible for

  • Providing secretariat support to the Architects Male Champions of Change Program convenor and participants
  • Administering, coordinating, and planning to ensure the program achieves its strategic and budgetary outcomes
  • Providing general secretariat support to other programs as required
  • Any other duties as reasonably required to support the operation of Institute programs.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in administration and or personal assistant role
  • Experience in working with committees and providing secretariat services
  • Sound organisation and administration skills
  • Experience in book keeping and budgeting
  • Competence in Microsoft Office and database use
  • Demonstrated relationship management experience with capacity to manage professional and expert committees/stakeholders
  • Good time management skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in the environment of a professional organisation
  • A commitment to quality customer service
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet the needs and requirements of the current program and a potential expanded national program, which may include interstate travel

Applications should include a cover letter addressing the area of responsibility and should be directed to Joshua Morrin - Executive Director NSW Chapter. Applications close on Friday 13 April 2018.