The Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies, an AIYA partner organisation based at Murdoch University in Perth, is looking for candidates for a new part-time administrative position.

The Secretariat Officer will be part of a team, reporting to Consortium Director Prof David Hill. They will assist the current Secretariat Manager and Secretariat Officer in the overall smooth-running of the ACICIS Secretariat and will also take responsibility for some specific projects. They will be employed on a part-time fixed-term contract for two days each week. The position is dependent on continuing funding. The initial contract will be for a trial period of 6 months starting at Higher Education Worker Level 4.10 ($33.65 per hour). This is a Perth-based position and no re-location expenses will be provided.

Desirable skills include:

  • High level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Office, email and internet.
  • Previous administrative experience.
  • High level of organisational ability and efficiency.
  • High level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and personal presentation.
  • Motivated to work independently, and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • High level of numeracy, and knowledge of financial and business procedures.
  • Indonesian language skills.
  • Broad knowledge of Indonesia and ‘in-country’ Indonesian programs
  • Web-page management, video production, and/or graphic design skills will be particularly highly regarded.

If you’re interested in applying, send an application through to the Secretariat Manager, Mr David Armstrong by Monday, March 25. Be sure to include your CV, contact details for three referees, and a cover letter addressing each of the skills suggested above.