Administration Officer

at Department of Education Sydney
Published June 7, 2023
Location Sydney, Australia
Category Admin and Clerical  
Job Type Full-time  
$75,992 - $83,211


Administration Officer Department of Education Sydney. $75,992 - $83,211

About the Department of education the Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

About the Legal Services Directorate Legal Services supports schools, regional and state offices to navigate the law to put students at the centre of decision-making. We are a trusted and credible partner, delivering excellent service and promoting community confidence in public education. Our legal advice and expertise builds organisational capabilities so that every student, every teacher, every leader and every school can improve, every year.

About the role the administration officer provides administrative and support services to facilitate the operation of the Legal Services Directorate.

Key Accountabilities include providing administrative assistance to teams within legal services. Finance support, including raising and receipting purchase orders for good and services, processing invoices, assisting with travel claims, and processing journals. Maintain and use administrative systems and registers, including asset and equipment, purchasing card, mobile phone reports and Travel.

Manage shared mailboxes to ensure enquiries are directed appropriately. Provide a high standard of customer services, managing phone enquiries & directing enquiries to appropriate on-call team members and online resources. Respond to enquiries, and escalate and redirect issues as required. Utilise technology applications and systems confidently to deliver efficient and effective service.

Essential requirements of the role demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the value of public education. Working with Children Check clearance for paid employment or willingness to apply for clearance.

About you as a highly motivated and results driven Administration Officer, you will always maintain confidentiality, you require high attention to detail and accuracy, provision of excellent customer service, and the ability to work under pressure attitude with the ability to work within a team environment. In this role you would be required to assist in undertaking a variety of administrative tasks within the areas of general administration, finance, switchboard, and sorting of mail to ensure the team is supported.

Benefits with nearly 100,000 people working all over NSW, the Department of Education isnt like any other workplace. You can customise your career track and experience benefits such as the opportunity to make a real difference, doing important work in a varied, rewarding career in which you can make the most of your legal expertise across a variety of disciplines.

A dynamic workplace in an organisation committed to diversity and inclusion. Opportunities for advancement beyond the initial job description, with scope to move sideways as well as up and receive the professional support you need to discover new talents and interests, A competitive salary.