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Administration Officer – Member Support Centre

The Australian Education Union represents members working in Public Education in Victoria.

The union has a contract vacancy for a full time Administration Officer to work in our Member Support Centre through to the end of June 2021. After this period it is possible that the role may continue in a part time (.6) capacity for a further 6 months.

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The Member Support Centre Administration Officer works as part of the Member Support Centre (MSC) which provides industrial advice and assistance to individual members and workplace representatives of the union.  This assistance includes phone advice as well as advocacy and representation work. The primary role of the Administration Officer is to monitor, allocate and document member-based queries and tasks to the MSC Officers. The Administration Officer will work closely with the Manager to provide administrative support to the team and is required to have a high proficiency is using membership data bases and the ability to produce and manipulate excel spreadsheets to assist with the tracking the work of the unit.

Remuneration:  The full-time annual salary for this position is in the range $77,767 to $91,672 depending on skills and experience, plus 16.5% superannuation.  

Enquiries:  Questions about this vacancy can be directed to Paul Mariani on [email protected]

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Applications:  Send to Jenny Evans, HR and Organisational Development Manager, AEU Victorian Branch, by email to [email protected]  by midday 10 February 2021.

Applications will not be considered unless they address the following selection criteria


  • Diploma of Business Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant field
  • High level skills in word processing and data base maintenance
  • High level oral and written communication skills, including an ability to liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Ability to show initiative and work independently
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A commitment to unionism and public education.

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