Administration Assistant - Legal Services

Mar 08, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Legal Services

Led by the General Counsel, UQ Legal Services is responsible for the delivery of legal services to the Vice-Chancellor, executive management and other key decision makers at UQ in order to support the achievement of UQ's strategic objectives while protecting its interests. The General Counsel reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is part of the Chief Operating Officer's senior management team.

The role

The Administrative Assistant will provide high quality and timely legal secretarial and administrative support to the Associate Director, Legal Services (Research) and the Legal Services team. This role includes word processing, formatting documents, carrying out company and title searches, drafting memorandums and other legal correspondence, as well as file management and inbox management. 

The person

The successful applicant will have a tertiary degree or equivalent relevant experience providing secretarial and administrative support to a busy legal or professional services team, with extensive experience in file management within a legal environment. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills, with a high level of attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to take personal responsibility for accurate and timely completion of work.

Salary and Benefits

This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range $62,342 - $66,291 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $72,940 - $77,561 p.a.).

Employees can take advantage of UQ's Sport Facilities and Fitness Passport, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, and many other benefits.

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.

Here at UQ we value diversity and inclusion, and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information and points of contact if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

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


To discuss this role please contact Christine Phoenix on +61 7 3443 1439 or

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