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Schools Administrator (Parental Leave Backfill) (RBGV 2.2)

Job posted: 07/02/2020
Applications close: 24/02/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Royal Botanic Gardens Board

Salary: $60,930 - $67,313

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/421887B

Reference: VG/421887B

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $60,930 - $67,313

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Schools Administrator is responsible for coordination of all school bookings at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria’s Melbourne and Cranbourne Gardens. This includes fielding telephone inquiries, direct liaison with teachers and school groups, invoicing and clear communication of needs within the Learning programs team.

  • Opportunity to work for an iconic Victorian landmark
  • Parental leave backfill until January 2021
  • South Yarra location

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is comprised of two significant sites: Melbourne Gardens, a world-renowned heritage landscape with a significant state-owned collection, much loved by Melburnians, and Cranbourne Gardens, a conservation and design site dedicated to Australian flora and fauna, including the internationally award-winning Australian Garden.  Together, the two sites provide extraordinary opportunities for community engagement and cultural expression, recreation, learning and participation, as well as Australian and Victorian tourism. The Gardens also plays an active role in promoting Melbourne as a resilient city, contributing to social cohesion and enhanced scientific literacy, toward our vision of a healthy planet and flourishing local community.

The Schools Administrator is responsible for coordination of all school bookings at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's Melbourne and Cranbourne Gardens. This includes fielding telephone inquiries, direct liaison with teachers and school groups, invoicing and clear communication of needs within the Learning programs team.

Success Profile

  • Professional experience in an administrative or office environment
  • Previous experience in administration of learning programs in a similar environment, for example, museums, libraries, galleries, science, environment and/or heritage-focused organisation
  • Experience in bookings and financial management systems is essential
  • Demonstrated experience effectively liaising with a variety of external and internal stakeholders to deliver successful program outcomes for the RBGV
  • Knowledge of plants, sustainability, conservation, humanities or culture is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and coordinate systems and procedures including accurate record management
  • Excellent data entry skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills, with a positive and patient manner in dealings with customers 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with ability to work both as part of a team and autonomously
  • Ability to analyse and present qualitative and quantitative program data
  • Demonstrated computer and word processing skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records 

For further details please refer to the position description.

To apply for this role, please visit the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's website at http://www.rbg.vic.gov.au/about-us/job-opportunities or http://jobs.careers.vic.gov.au by 24 February 2020.

Enquiries can be directed by email to Ben Liu (Creative Producer Learning and Participation) at Ben.Liu@rbg.vic.gov.au.

Applications must include a recent resume and a letter of application that addresses the selection criteria under the heading of Success Profile as stated in the position description found under the ‘Attachments' heading on the Victorian Government website.

Applications will only be accepted via the Victorian Government website.

Our organisation is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Schools Administrator (Parental Leave Backfill) (RBGV 2.2)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

RBGV 2.2

Contact:

Ben Liu | +61459988306

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Schools Administrator (Parental Leave Backfill) (RBGV 2.2)