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Administrative Assistant (part-time)

Organisation : Public Education Foundation

Location : Sydney

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Administration & Office Support

Sector : Education & Employment, Education & Training

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 8 Jul, 2022

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Public Education Foundation

The Public Education Foundation (PEF) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving equity and excellence in Australian public schools.  Since our establishment in 2008, our flagship scholarship program has grown to support over 800 students, teachers and principals annually with scholarship distributions of almost $1.5 million per year. We also undertake research and campaigning to highlight issues relating to equity and excellence in public education.

About the role

The Public Education Foundation is seeking to recruit a part-time Administrative Assistant to support the staff team with office administration (two days per week).

The responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant will include:

  • Responding to email and phone queries
  • Collecting, distributing and dispatching mail
  • Booking meeting rooms and setting up for meetings as required
  • Stationery ordering
  • Supporting staff with correspondence and filing as required
  • Checking scholarship applications and acquittal surveys
  • Maintaining details in PEF’s CRM database
  • Updating website content
  • Event support including development and dissemination of  invitation lists and printing/framing of certificates
  • Other duties as required

Skills and experience

The person we are seeking for this role:

  • Is proactive and dynamic with good judgment, discretion and interpersonal skills
  • Has experience in an office environment
  • Is capable of working in a small team and flexible enough to take on a variety of tasks as the need arises
  • Has database skills, and knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications. Capable of learning basic web management skills and CRM database. Knowledge of graphics, layout and design an advantage
  • Is highly organised and motivated, and works well in a team
  • Is passionate about public education, and about helping students in public education to achieve their full potential

How to apply

Applications, in the form of a letter which addresses the selection criteria (no more than 2 pages) and a copy of your CV, should be emailed to by 5pm Friday 8 July 2022.


Please quote in application: Administrative Assistant (part-time) via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support
Sector: #Education_and_Employment, #Education_and_Training


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