Company Logo

Corporate Secretary & Governance Coordinator

University of New South Wales

Job Description

Employment Type: 28 hours (4 days per week)

Duration: 12-month fixed term contract

Remuneration: $ 90,566 - $96,613 + 17% superannuation (to be pro-rated)

  • Flexible work hybrid model – working from home and the office.
  • Make a difference to the lives of others by being part of the University’s philanthropic work
  • Progress your career by taking advantage of the many training and development opportunities available to you.

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing great things. But what makes us different isn’t what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do.

Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re Australia’s number one university for impact and among the nation’s Top 20 employers. And it’s why we come to campus each day.
If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.

Why your role matters

Reporting to the Donor Relations Manager, the Corporate Secretary & Governance Coordinator is instrumental in supporting the Division of External Engagement by providing high-level governance and administrative support to a portfolio of University Boards and Committees. In addition, this role will manage the process of Graduation Speaker identification, invitation management, associated events and stewardship as well as administering the Honorary Degree program.

Who you are

  • ­A self-starter with meticulous attention to detail with an understanding/experience of Governance and Compliance
  • You have excellent communication skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels whilst coordinating inputs from multiple stakeholders.
  • You will have had relevant experience working in a similar role preparing and committing to quality control whilst practising complete confidentiality
  • A dynamic and confident working with the proven ability to effectively coordinate projects which involve diverse interest groups and providers to achieve strategic goals.
  • You will have an understanding and application of information organisation and retrieval with the ability to research issues appropriately and report findings accurately, both verbally and in writing.
  • You have a high-level business and information literacy

To Apply: If contributing your skills and experience to the successful corporate services function to the portfolio of External Engagement is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to Skills and Experience required (in the Position Description) via the APPLY button. Position Description found here

Applications close: 11:55 pm, Tuesday 7th December 2021


Skye Logan - Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact.

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant


UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.