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Accreditation Programs Assistant

Advertiser: Australian Medical CouncilMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Jan 2020
Work Type
Full Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

What’s on offer

An opportunity to work in a varied and interesting administrative role supporting accreditation teams in a world class medical education standards setting organisation.

  • Learn about and help shape improvements in medical education and training
  • Experience quality assurance and standards-setting processes, event management and project administration
  • Work in a small supportive and highly performing team
  • Competitive salary and capacity for flexible working arrangements

The Australian Medical Council (AMC)

The AMC is an independent national standards body for medical education and training, and assessment. It accredits medical programs against the accreditation standards it develops, develops state of the art written and clinical assessments for international medical graduates seeking to practise in Australia, and contributes to national and international policy debates on standards of medical training and practice.

The AMC works with national and international partners across complex and rapidly changing systems: healthcare, medical regulation and workforce policy, professional accreditation, and higher and vocational/specialist education to ensure that standards of medical education and training promote and protect the health of the Australian community.

The Accreditation Programs Assistant

You will provide administrative assistance to the medical education accreditation teams through: program and project co-ordination; support for evaluation activities; event management, and provision of papers for committee meetings. 

There will also be opportunities for exposure to accreditation processes and policy-making and the role would be suitable for candidates interested in developing skills in policy, project co-ordination and/or process improvement methodologies.

The successful candidate will be a highly organised person with excellent attention to detail and with initiative, who enjoys dealing with a wide range of people in a busy environment and is able to present information clearly in reports, briefing papers and minutes.

This is a Canberra-based contract position, available for one year with the potential for a permanent contract.

The role:

  • Work with Accreditation staff and the AMC’s central governance team to schedule and monitor accreditation reviews and project work across the accreditation teams
  • Assist with strategic projects and process improvement activities, which could involve assisting with desk-based research, basic data analysis, development of presentations and papers and managing workshops and meetings
  • Assist with the implementation of the accreditation management systems and the updating of essential accreditation data
  • Contribute to the editing of AMC policy papers, reports to stakeholders, and public material
  • Maintain effective working relations with stakeholders, especially staff and office bearers of education providers accredited by the AMC
  • Assist with the coordination of general enquiries

AMC staff benefits include:

  • training and development support
  • salary packaging
  • active social club
  • flex time

This position offers a salary package of between $56,000-$61,000 pa (plus 9.5% superannuation). Salary is negotiable, depending on skills and experience.

The AMC welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island people.

To apply

Click on "Apply for this Job", and submit your CV and a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role.

Applications close at 9am on Thursday, 30 January

The position description is available at:   

For further information please contact Brooke Pearson, Accreditation Officer, on 02 6270 9732.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience in an administration role?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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