Paralegal (Knowledge Management)

Job Description:

Governance Directorate

Work with a dynamic team of legal professionals including the risk and audit team in a friendly and supportive environment.
Opportunity to showcase your highly developed organisational skills and attention to detail.
Level 5, full-time appointment on a fixed term basis to February 2024
Base salary range: $72,531 – $80,391 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
As part of the Governance Directorate, you will join the Risk and Legal team. This team is responsible for the provision of a structured and coordinated approach to the provision of audit, risk, insurance, freedom of information and legal services to protect the University brand, reputation and financial interests.

About the opportunity
You will provide high level paralegal support to the Risk and Legal team and take a responsible role in the development and maintenance of knowledge management tools, inter-organisational communications and training.

About you
To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate relevant tertiary qualifications and substantial relevant administrative experience in a Legal practice setting.

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Position description - Paralegal (Knowledge Management) (509955).pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 26 June 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Marcelia Young on (08) 6488 2414 or at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details:
Nedlands, WA, AU