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The WA Museum’s mission is to inspire people to explore and share their identity, culture, environment and sense of place, and to experience and contribute to the diversity and creativity of our world. The WA Museum is part of the Culture and Arts Portfolio, brought together by the Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA). DCA is the State Government agency responsible for the Government’s support of management and development of arts and culture in Western Australia.

This is a full-time permanent vacancy. There will also be a Pool running for a period of 12 months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool from which full-time, part-time, fixed term or permanent appointments may be made.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department of Culture and the Arts Police Record Screening Policy.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, applicants for this position may be considered for ‘similar’ vacancies within the Culture and Arts Portfolio and/or the wider public sector which arise within a reasonable period of time. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered and fixed term, part time and full time.

This position is located at the Museum’s head office at 150 William Street, Perth.

Job Description
The role of the Administrative Assistant is to provide an efficient administrative service to the Director and staff of the Organisational Development directorate, including administration related to Finance and HR processes.

Within this role you will also be required to utilise your highly developed organisational, communication and interpersonal skills to undertake such duties as; preparing agenda for meetings as well as minute taking, arrange itinerary, travel and accommodation, updating and maintaining registers and intranet information as well as monitor the Director’s email, files, mail and respond to correspondence as directed. For a more comprehensive outline of the duties involved please refer to the attached Job Description Form’s statement of duties.

The Museum promotes workplace flexibility and diversity, seeking to include and value the contributions of all people. We strongly encourage people from regional areas, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities and people from culturally and diverse backgrounds to apply

Information on how to apply for this position.