Australian Hearing

Aboriginal Hearing Program - Administration and Logistics

Australian Hearing

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/04/2019

Job Category:

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) / All Indigenous

Job description:
  • Based at National Support Office (Macquarie University)
  • Work involves coordination of logistics and travel for staff involved in the Hearing Assessment Program 
  • This role is targeted  for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate as part of our commitment to our Reconciliation Action Plan and complies to the Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987
  • Fixed Term full time role to July 2022
  • Total Guaranteed Package: commences at $76,529  (inclusive of 15.4% superannuation)
  • Key logistical and coordination role with key responsibilities to oversee and manage travel bookings, monitor expenditure and ensure consistency against travel and servicing requirements of the Hearing Assessment Program.
  • Extensive administration background with an ability to multi-task and have a daily brief on activities
  • Organise repair of equipment and track movement of equipment 


Australian Hearing is looking for experienced, high performing Aboriginal Administrator who has a strong understanding of logistics and an eye for details. Your will be working on the administration functions of a new program – The Hearing Assessment Program (the program). The program is a major initiative to reduce hearing loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 0-6 years living in regional and remote communities.


Skills, Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate will:

  • Identify as Aboriginal and be accepted in the Aboriginal community
  • Extensive Administration skills with at least 3 years background in administration functions. – experience in a similar role would be highly regarded
  • Have an awareness of community and health related needs of Aboriginal communities
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to analyse data and produce accurate and informative reports
  • Communicate with the Aboriginal Community Engagement Officers regarding Outreach schedule
  • Liaise with Centre Managers to deliver efficiencies between the CSO Outreach program and the Hearing Assessment Program\
  • Book flights, accommodation, hire cars and prepare travel requisitions for all staff participating in the program
  • Ensure staff travel is consistent with Australian Hearing policies
  • Monitor travel expenditure against budget
  • Organise travel and logistics for advisory board staff meetings and other team meetings



Why work for Australian Hearing?


At Australian Hearing, our essence and purpose is to be caring and to have a positive impact. Everything we do reflects these values out in the community and within our hearing centres across the country. This role is a unique opportunity to work in an organisation that is providing world leading research and hearing services for the well-being of all Australians.


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