27 Apr, 2022

Executive Assistant to the Principal

  • Moore Theological College
  • Newtown NSW, Australia
Full time Admin & Office Support Education & Training

Job Description

  • Provide Executive Support to the Moore College Principal
  • Work for a Christian Theological College
  • Full time permanent position, based in Newtown

About us

Moore College is an Anglican reformed evangelical theological college that prepares men and women for a ministry of the word of God in a wide variety of contexts in Sydney and around the world. Our faculty and staff are partners in the vision we share, which is to see God glorified by men and women living for and proclaiming Jesus Christ, growing healthy churches and reaching the lost.

We believe the College is a great place to work, evidenced by receiving two awards from the Voice Project for being the ‘Best Workplace’ and a ‘Change Champion’. We genuinely care about our employees and offer above-award rate remuneration as well as a healthy work / life balance with flexibility and opportunities to do some work from home.

Joining us, you will enjoy a friendly, welcoming culture and a cohesive Christian work-environment. In everything we do we are shaped by our Christian faith, so we work with integrity and grace while being dedicated to the service of others. As the College is a Christian community, you will be encouraged to practice your faith with access to our theological library, and opportunities for chapel services, prayers and bible studies.

About the role

We are currently seeking a new Executive Assistant to the College Principal, Dr Mark Thompson. Reporting to the Principal, your role will be varied and will include:

  • Providing executive support to the Principal including administrative support, general assistance, diary management, email management, correspondence, meeting arrangements, travel arrangements, documentation and report writing;
  • Completing a variety of ad-hoc duties as directed by the Principal, including resolving problems;
  • Supporting the Governing Board by arranging meetings, completing minutes, following up meeting action points, handling member queries, handling compliance matters, updating membership records, and assisting with audit queries;
  • Completing aspects of corporate secretarial work such as assisting the Company Secretary with governance requirements, liaising with the Sydney Anglican Diocese, and dealing with documents requiring signing under the Power of Attorney.

To be successful you need to meet the following essential selection criteria:

  • Ability to support and promote the Christian Mission and Values of Moore College
  • Prior experience providing support to senior management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional presentation
  • Able to work independently and with adaptability
  • Able to exercise discretion and maintain appropriate confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and solve problems
  • Experience coordinating and managing diaries, meetings and events
  • Advanced competency in the use of Microsoft Office and other computer applications


In addition, it would be beneficial if you meet the following desirable criteria:

  • Experience as an Executive Assistant
  • Understanding of the Sydney Anglican diocese
  • Experience in the higher education sector


To apply: please visit our website where you can download and read the full position description, complete the application form and then send it in along with your resume to recruitment@moore.edu.au. Or call Mark Russell, People and Culture Manager, on 02 9577 9924 for enquiries.


Applications close: Sunday 29 May 2022

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