Job Description

The Faculty of Science

(Internal Applicants Only)

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest and most diverse Faculties within The University of Queensland and within Science Faculties across Australia. The Faculty of Science incorporates six schools and four research centres. The units within the Faculty are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.

The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.

To learn more about the Faculty of Science, please visit https://science.uq.edu.au.

About This Opportunity

The position works within the Faculty of Science and will be located predominantly in the School of Biological Sciences student and academic administration team. The primary purpose of this position is to provide high quality customer service and administrative support to staff and students within the School and its programs and courses.

This position will have responsibility for completing a diverse range of administrative processing tasks and associated day-to-day problem resolution and maintenance of administrative systems. The position is required to provide high quality customer service through the delivery of helpful, friendly, accurate, and informative advice and services to students, professional and academic staff.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess relevant qualifications and/or at least two years’ relevant experience. Applicants should have a strong desire for the provision of high quality customer service, the ability to work as part of a team, good judgement and the ability to organise work flow to meet competing demands and deadlines. Well-developed writing and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to utilise IT systems is a must. Experience and knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to student administration is highly desirable.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment of 13 months at HEW Level 5.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $67,608 - $75,506, plus super of up to 9.5% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

  508214_Student and Academic Administration Officer PD.pdf

Questions?

To discuss the role, please contact Gail Walter at gj.walter@uq.edu.au

Want To Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Key selection criteria
  • Resume

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