Careers at MITS

Looking for a rewarding career? Join the MITS team and assist our students to adapt and flourish in Melbourne.

Business and Executive Support Officer

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Business and Executive Support Officer provides a range of executive support and administrative services to facilitate the delivery of business operations and to support the Executive Director’s achievement of organisational objectives. Key challenges include managing competing priorities and providing consistently high levels of support, given heavy workloads, short deadlines, and the need to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Are Encouraged to Apply
  • January 2020 start for an experienced Administrator
  • Support Indigenous students from remote & regional communities learn and thrive in Melbourne
  • Innovative, growing leader in Indigenous Education
  • Not for Profit, great team culture

You have a strong administrative background and want to play a vital role in supporting and advancing Indigenous youth. You will enjoy a small team environment, getting involved across a range of duties and a very varied and autonomous day.

You have extensive and broad experience in an Administrative role with a sound knowledge of Accounts, Records Management, and MS Office (advanced Word and Excel). Naturally you have the capacity to prioritise, juggle a number of tasks, implement procedures, assist with events and manage projects. This role includes:

Executive support: work closely with the Executive Director across a wide range of projects, operational and administrative duties. You are a proven administrator with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal as well as organisational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritise

Accounts: maintain accounts in Xero Accounting so a general knowledge of financial transactions, accounting software (Xero, MYOB, Quicken, etc), reconciliations is important.

Records Management: You will be responsible for maintaining records so a good understanding of database management plus a deep respect for confidentiality is essential

HR: get involved with staff records, recruitment and people management so a general knowledge of HR is a bonus

People & Culture: You will be an important point of contact for families, donors, supporters and visitors so the ability to represent MITS values is essential

This role is an excellent opportunity to use your skills to help others and support an innovative and important program for Indigenous youth. Plus, there is plenty of scope to develop your experience in new areas while using your initiative and talents.

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Alumni House Manager (Girls Boarding)

In this role you will manage a team of 5 Boarding staff and be responsible for staffing, operations and financial management of MITS's new Alumni Boarding House for girls in Years 8 to 12 attending MITS Partner Schools.

  • Senior role for an experienced Boarding Manager / Head of House
  • Innovation in Indigenous education
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • New Boarding House

In this role you will manage a team of 5 Boarding staff and be responsible for staffing, operations and financial management of MITS's new Alumni Boarding House for girls in Years 8 to 12 attending MITS Partner Schools.

The development of relationships of trust, understanding and clear communication with families, guardians, Indigenous communities and Melbourne schools is core to this role. The fostering of strong and respectful relationships within a strong culture based on MITS values of respect, courage, culture, and care is also a core part of the role.

You are an experienced Boarding Manager with extensive experience in girls’ education, ideally with experience with Indigenous students.

This role is an excellent opportunity to advance your career in a senior role with ongoing potential for personal development through the growth and development of the organisation. This is an innovative and exciting project making a real impact on the lives of Indigenous students and communities. This is a unique challenge for a passionate boarding professional who is serious about their professional contribution and development.

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