Admin Assistant (Body Donor Program)

Mar 13, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
School of Biomedical Sciences

The University of Queensland School of Biomedical Sciences is a distinguished centre for teaching and research in the academic disciplines of Anatomy, Developmental Biology, Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology. The School has more than 40 full-time research and teaching staff and is one of the largest Schools of its type in Australia. It has links to other prestigious research centres on the St Lucia campus including the Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), the Institute of Molecular Bioscience (IMB) and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN). Our diverse research provides an exciting environment for national and international research fellows and higher degree students. It is concerned with advancing the understanding of how cellular mechanisms contribute to the function of the human body in health and disease.  Details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school's web site at

In addition to its graduate research programs, the School teaches undergraduate students in Science, Medicine, and Health Sciences.


The role

The purpose of this position is to provide high quality general administrative support for the operations of the School of Biomedical Sciences, encompassing the Body Donor Program (BDP) and Gross Anatomy Facility (GAF). 

The Gross Anatomy Facility

The Gross Anatomy Facility is a modern scientific teaching unit which caters to almost 4,000 anatomy students each year. As well, there is flexible space for self-directed learning, and the display and practice of state-of-the-art skills in medical anatomy.

The Body Donor Program

The University of Queensland conducts a Body Donor Program through our School. This Program accepts donations of human bodies to assist the School in providing educational and research opportunities for staff and students in the health, medical and science disciplines. 


The person

Applicants should possess a diploma level qualification or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education or training. Strong client focus, attention to detail and knowledge of office systems and procedures are essential for this position. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent people and communication skills and the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels on highly sensitive matters.  

This position has exposure to information that is highly sensitive and confidential in nature. Please be sure to read the information relevant to the GAF and BDP to ensure you are comfortable before progressing with an application. 

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 Kimberly Pullen, 



We currently have a full-time, fixed-term opportunity at HEW level 4 until June 2020. The remuneration package will be in the range of $61,179 - $65,055 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $66,991 - $71,236 p.a.).



To discuss this role please contact Wes Fisk, Gross Anatomy Facility Manager by email 

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.

Applicants must have full work rights. 

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