Administrative Officer - NIF

Jan 02, 2019
Jan 23, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
National Imaging Facility

The National Imaging Facility (NIF) is an Australia wide collaborative network of world-class imaging infrastructure, which was established in 2007, one of the four initiative projects implemented by the Australian Government, under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) Characterisation capabilities program. NIF provides state-of-the-art imaging capabilities for the imaging of human, animals, plants, and materials and consists of 10 Nodes (University of Queensland (Lead Agent), University of New South Wales, University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Large Animal Research & Imaging Facility, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology, and University of Western Australia) together with ANSTO, as a national partner in radiophysics and radiopharmaceuticals.

Connecting Researchers with Infrastructure, NIF provides cutting-edge imaging technologies and highly specialized expertise in three main themes of:

  • Molecular Imaging and Radiochemistry;
  • Human Imaging; and
  • Animals, Plants, and Materials Imaging.

The NIF organizational structure consists of Independent Board, Participant Council, Operations Committee, Thematic Groups, Industry Engagement Committee and Advisory Panel, and the NIF Central management team. The Centre for Advanced Imaging (CAI) at the University of Queensland hosts the largest Node of NIF and is also the base of NIF Central Management. For further information on NIF please visit


The role

This position will provide administrative support to the NIF Central management team and contribute to the National Imaging Facility project through provision of support to the NIF CEO and COO. The position will iaise and coordinate the NIF national capability's administrative functions, including the coordination of events and activities nationally and across the NIF nodes.

Reporting to NIF COO, the position is responsible for the processing of corporate credit card payments as well as travel arrangements, in liaison with the CEO and COO and in accordance with Finance & Business Services UniFi system and UQ policies and procedures.


The person

Applicants should possess a degree with subsequent relevant work experience. They must be able to work in a team or autonomously, and to work collaboratively with colleagues, internal, and external partners. Demonstrated experience in providing high level administrative support to senior management and national committees, as well as personal assistance, minute taking and transcribing, travel arrangements, and coordinating events is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University's Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Liliana Hernandez (



This is a full-time, fixed term appointment until 31 Dec 2023 at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $66,348 - $74,099 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,627 - $86,696 p.a.).

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.



To discuss this role please contact Ms Saba Salehi on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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