Senior Department Administrator

Job No: RIDBC305
Location: North Rocks, Sydney



Senior Department Administrator

  • Great working environment with on-site parking

  • Part Time / 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • North Rocks location (Parramatta/Hills District)


Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) provides quality and innovative services to achieve the best outcomes for current and future generations of Australians with vision and/or hearing loss.


Our aim is to ensure that children and adults with vision or hearing impairment are given equal access to communication, education, literacy, therapy and health services that will enable them to live a life where nothing holds them back.


RIDBC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Department Administrator to join our VisionEd team. RIDBC VisionEd provides a range of educational services for children aged 0-18 years who are blind or have significant vision impairment.


This is a part time, 6 month fixed term contract, working 15.2 hours per week across 3 days and reports directly to the Manager, VisionEd.


The key focus of this role will be to provide administrative support to the Manager, VisionEd and the Section Heads. The successful applicant will need to demonstrate they meet the following selection criteria, which includes:

  • Experience as Secretary/Administration Assistant at senior management level
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite Internet and data base maintenance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the capacity to handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High level of attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Project and or event management experience
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Initiative
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills with the ability to time manage various tasks and competing deadlines
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work autonomously as well as within a team
  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Commitment to providing a secure and happy working environment


To download the Position Description, click on the following link: Position Description: Senior Department Administrator


Additional information can be obtained from People and Culture at


RIDBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Compliance with Child Protection Legislation is essential

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