We are currently inviting applications for the role of ADMISSIONS OFFICER
Our Lady of Mercy College Australind is a nurturing co-educational secondary College for students from Year 7 to Year 12.
Our Lady of Mercy College is a new and vibrant College, located in Australind which is locally referred to as an aquatic paradise. Surrounded by water with the Brunswick and Collie Rivers to the east and south and the Leschenault Estuary to the west, it's a great place for boating, sailing, windsurfing, fishing and raising a family. Just 11 kilometres north of Bunbury, you can reach Perth in one and a half hours along the Forrest Highway, making Australind an ideal sea change location.
The Catholic faith, in the Mercy tradition, is at the heart of the College. The guiding philosophy is centred in ‘Embracing Life, Nurturing Faith and Inspiring Learning’. We encourage our students to embrace all aspects of life, to nurture their spirituality and to let their natural curiosity inspire deep learning.
To meet the increased demand for student places, the College invites applications for the role of Admissions Officer.
This role assists in the development, implementation and coordination of the College’s enrolment procedures and processes. The Admissions officer is the first point of contact for potential and future families and therefore must possess outstanding customer service and public relations skills.
We are looking for a highly organised individual, with well-developed administration, customer service and communication skills. In addition, the role will involve tasks such as record keeping, document control, data entry and requires an individual with an eye for detail.
Experience in Marketing or Public Relations will be highly regarded, as the role includes providing assistance with implementing Marketing/Communications related projects and tasks.
This position commences mid-January 2021. An opportunity to commence in Term 4, 2020 on casual basis may be negotiated.
Essential Selection Criteria
The successful person will have;
A Catholic background or the ability to demonstrate empathy with the Catholic ethos of the College
Demonstrated experience in customer service with the ability to convert parental enquiries into student placements
Professional written and oral communication skills
High level organisation and planning skills
Demonstrated experience in record keeping and document control
Well-developed skills using Microsoft Office 365 products
Ability to manage highly confidential and sensitive information
Excellent data entry skills with an emphasis on speed and accuracy
Flexible and adaptable approach to work
Ability to show initiative within a team context
Desirable Selection Criteria
Given the broad nature of this role, the ideal applicant will be proficient or have a strong interest in two or more of the following areas;
Demonstrated experience in the enrolment processes in an educational context
In-depth knowledge of school administration systems such as Maze and SEQTA
Experience in Marketing and/or Public Relations
Experience in copywriting and/or proof reading
Experience in using the Adobe Software Suite
Knowledge of the print and media processes
Experience in social media
Well-developed photography or video skills
Experience in website construction and/or maintenance
Western Australia Department of Education National Coordinated Criminal History Check (NCCHC)
Working with Children Screen Check
Have completed, working towards, or be willing to work towards completing to CEWA Accreditation requirements. Additional information can be found here: CEWA Limited Accreditation Framework
Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 3.30pm (negotiable).
81.75% FTE (44 weeks per year, including 1 week during each school holiday break).
Some afterhours work may be required from time to time.
Level 2 -3, $53,153 - $60,688 (Full time equivalent)
Award: Administrative and Technical Officers EBA
How to Apply
All applicants must complete an Application Form including the relevant attachments required to be considered for any position.
Applications are to be addressed to The Principal, Mr Rob Crothers and submitted via email to .
Download the Application Form here.
Applications must be submitted before 1.00pm (WST) on Monday 16 November 2020.
Please ensure that you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.