Edmund Rice Education Australia invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as:

Executive Assistant to the Board of Edmund Rice Education Australia

EREA National Office – Richmond, Victoria

Commencing ASAP
Full-time Position

Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA) is a National Not-for-Profit Organisation, responsible for the governance and administration of 55 Catholic Schools in the Edmund Rice tradition across Australia. The EREA Board is responsible for the governing and operation of these Schools.

EREA is seeking a talented Executive Assistant to provide high level administrative support to the Board.  The successful candidate will be part of a supportive team at the EREA National Office and undertake rewarding work which positively impacts the education of over 39,000 young people across Australia. The EREA National Office is located in Central Richmond, in a beautiful heritage building only a 5 minute walk from East Richmond Station, 10 minute walk from Richmond Station and just minutes from trams on Church Street, Swan Street and Bridge Road.

To succeed in the role you will have:

*Relevant experience in administration, management and/or Catholic education

*A strong work ethic

*A courteous, engaging and efficient manner

*A high level of skills in organisation and administration

*Effective verbal and written communication skills

*Effective time management, achieving deadlines and follow up of actions

*Competency in using Microsoft software (and in learning to use new software)

*Competency in arranging meetings/events

*An understanding of board and management reporting

*Consistency and a strong attention to detail


An Applicant Information Package outlining the Selection Criteria and Position Description can be obtained below or by contacting Madison McQuiggan on (03) 9426 3205 or recruitment@erea.edu.au.



Applications can be addressed to Dr Craig Wattam, EREA Executive Director, and emailed to recruitment@erea.edu.au. Please include a:

*Curriculum Vitae

*Covering Letter, outlining your interest in and suitability for the position (no more than 2 pages)

All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures.  These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures.



Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.