I have worked in the higher education industry for over 30 years. 15 years as College Administrator at St Barnabas Theological College (School of Theology) and more than 15 years at Flinders University in a variety of roles - Admissions Officer in the International Office, Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and currently Senior Portfolio Support Officer for the Chancellor and University Secretary.
Provide a range of support services to Senior Executives including:
o email management;
o calendar management;
o preparing, editing and distributing professional-standard written material, including correspondence, reports and presentations;
o organising a range of events, conferences, functions and special events on behalf of the Senior Executive.
Provide executive support for staff meetings and committees and/or working parties. This includes scheduling, managing diaries, preparing agendas, taking minutes and undertaking follow up work as required.
Assist senior staff with the preparation and compilation of diverse and complex reports, presentations and management papers, through the provision of background material and/or assisting with drafts as required.
Provide communication and organisational support for external relationships relevant to executive/senior leadership.
Contribute to the development and improvement of administrative systems, processes and practices operational requirements that support the operations of the Portfolio leadership team.
Organise and provide support for external visitors, including travel, accommodation, functions, logistics and workspaces as required.
I am interested in the connections between psychology and education, in particular the impact of recent research on the best ways to teach and assist students' personal development. I am also interested in organisational management especially related to leadership, teamwork, change management, cultural diversity/social equity and corporate story-telling.
In my community, I have in the past 25 years or so served on the School Board for my children's Primary School; volunteered as a Girl Guide Leader for 6 years; learned, performed and taught Flamenco dancing for 7 years; performed and sung in an amateur musical society and sung in the church choir.
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