AUSTRALIAN INJECTING & ILLICIT DRUG USERS LEAGUE (AIVL)
ADMINISTRATION OFFICER P/T 22.5 HRS PER WEEK
Are you looking for an interesting and varied administration role in a busy, small office environment? Would you like to make a contribution in a leading health promotion charity dedicated to improving the health and human rights of people who use or have used illicit drugs? Are you possibly re-entering the workforce after a period of absence and looking for a fresh start? Or are you possibly just starting out in your administrative career and want the opportunity to challenge and stretch yourself? Then this role may be for you.
The Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) is the peak national organisation representing state and territory peer-based drug user organisations and issues of national significance for people who use illicit drugs. AIVL is recognised for both its national and regional work across a range of issues, including: blood borne virus (hepatitis C and B, HIV/AIDS) prevention, treatment and care; stigma and discrimination; peer education; participation in national research projects in relation to illicit drug use; and issues in relation to drug treatment and drugs policy.
AIVL has a vacancy for part-time (22.5 hours per week) Administration Officer based in the AIVL national office in Canberra. The commencement salary for this position is $45,000 per annum, pro-rata, plus superannuation (currently 9.25%), and with generous salary packaging available. The role involves general office duties including: office reception, making travel arrangements, ordering stationery, organising meetings, preparing and collating meeting papers and ensuring office systems, amenities and equipment are maintained. To be successful in the role you will need computer skills using Microsoft Office and good verbal communication skills as the first point of contact for the organisation. Flexible working arrangements and salary packaging are available by negotiation and training and skills development will be provided as appropriate. The position is for an initial period to 30 June 2014. Ongoing employment will be subject to funding and satisfactory progress in the role.
As a peer-based organisation, AIVL encourages people with personal experience of illicit drug use to apply for this position.
Applicants MUST obtain the position description and selection criteria before submitting an application. The Application Pack should be available on the AIVL website shortly but we have been experiencing difficulties with transitioning to a new site, so you can also email dayles to be sent the Application Pack. If you have any questions prior to applying, please call Dayle Stubbs on (02) 6279 1600.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5.30PM ON THURSDAY 10TH APRIL 2014.