Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE801921
This is a fixed term, full-time position commencing ASAP up until June, 2023
The Role and our Branch
The Service Design and Support - Statewide Services Division is seeking an organised and customer orientated Project Support Officer to join their team.
We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.
In this role, you will provide administrative and logistical support and ensure the collation and maintenance of document management activities. You will provide information advice and support to Western Australian public schools regarding the use of third-party software applications to ensure that the disclosure of students’ personal information is consistent with the Australian Privacy Principles.
As the Project Support Officer, you will have strong ICT skills and competencies and you will be responsible for maintaining databases and systems and completing privacy and security risk assessments related to keeping children’s data safe online. The role requires a high level of customer service engagement and experience in creating and maintaining complex Microsoft Forms and Excel spreadsheets is desirable.
Who we are
Statewide Services provides the services and supports required schools to enable student achievement, with a focus on those students and schools that need it most. It encompasses both school and system-facing service delivery. While the branch primarily exists to support schools, we also have an important system-facing role supporting strategy and policy development.
Service Design and Support provides the shared functions and support needed to provide better services to schools. It also coordinates, implements and supports programs, initiatives, and special projects. Its purpose is to provide strategy, policy and program oversight and operational support to Statewide Services.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Your written application will be assessed against the following Selection Criteria:
- Demonstrated well developed verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of individuals at all levels.
- Demonstrated well developed research, conceptual and analytical skills, including the ability to develop solutions to problems and issues.
- Demonstrated well developed written communication skills, including the ability to develop and deliver training programs and support materials.
- Demonstrated well developed organisational and customer service skills, including the ability to contribute to team outputs and targets.
For a full outline of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the JDF.
It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
All inquiries are welcomed
Please contact Martina Hughes, Senior Consultant – Project Support by telephoning (08) 9402 6220 (Mon-Tues) or 9264 5414 (Wed – Fri) or emailing email@example.com
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow all instructions. It is recommended you have relevant documents completed and ready to attach with your online application. Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications must be received prior to the closing date and time.
Your application should include:
- A two (2) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please phone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please phone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Eligibility and Training Requirements
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment
- complete the Department’s Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation course
- the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 3 February 2023.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions at, or after, 4:30pm will not be accepted.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our division for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.