QCU: Administration and Events Support Officer

Queensland Council of Unions

Position Title Administration and Events Support Officer
Organisation Queensland Council of Unions
Time fraction Part time [0.6 FTE]
Salary Starting salary from $76,534.64 [Plus 15% superannuation]
Contract period Permanent
About Queensland Unions

The Queensland Council of Unions is the peak union body in Queensland. It is comprised of 26 affiliated unions, representing around 400,000 union members.

Our Mission Statement is “Leading Unions to achieve industrial, political and social justice for Queensland Workers”.

The QCU has an Executive of 46 Officers, 13 of whom form the Management Committee.

Job Purpose & Reporting

The purpose of this role is to provide support to the QCU Executive Officer in arranging and coordinating events and related administration work.

The position will report directly to the QCU Executive Officer and ultimately to the General Secretary.

Key Responsibilities

Working with the QCU Executive Officer, the position is expected to undertake the following duties –

  • Helping to select and book venues and sites
  • Administer event registrations
  • General administration work
  • Assisting with Committee secretariat work (as required)
Relevant Qualifications

A relevant vocational qualification in administration and/or events support is desirable.

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous experience in general administration and/or events support skills.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft word, excel, Powerpoint and related software.
Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to manage varying work tasks.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work well with others and develop effective work relationships.
  • Commitment to the values and principles of trade unionism and ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders within the trade union movement.
  • Commitment to the respect and values of cultural and social diversity.

This full time position is based in Brisbane.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Experience in selecting and booking venues and sites
  2. Experience in administering event registrations.
  3. Experience in providing administration support within an organisation.
  4. Ability to apply the values and principles of unionism, including respect, safety, diversity and inclusion.
  5. Experience in working with other team members.
  6. Competency in the use of Microsoft software such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint or related software.
Application Process

For any further information regarding the position, please contact Ms Renee Kempin Executive Officer with the QCU on (07) 3010 2555 or reneek@qcu.asn.au.

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday, 26 May 2023.

An applicant’s CV, together with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria, should be forwarded to:

Ms Jacqueline King

General Secretary

Queensland Council of Unions Level 5

16 Peel Street

South Brisbane Qld 4101

or alternately emailed to reneek@qcu.asn.au.

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