Business Development Coordinator

Mar 13, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is the flagship unit for applied social science research at UQ and one of the largest social science research institutes in Australia. ISSR's mission is to advance solution-oriented social research, and Institute researchers address some of the most important issues and challenges facing Australia and the world today in areas such as family dynamics, education, social wellbeing, data science, and health. ISSR brings together leading researchers, policy experts, and management professionals whose multidisciplinary approach benefits diverse end-users, from all levels of government to private industry, community organisations, and the not-for-profit sector.


The role

The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for the effective, efficient and high-quality delivery of ISSR's commercial and training activities, predominantly focused on professional development courses. The position will manage the administration, marketing and liaison with multiple internal and external stakeholders to deliver high quality courses and exceptional customer service. The business development coordinator will also assist in the development of new courses and commercial activities for ISSR.


The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in Marketing, Communications or other relevant discipline with at least four years subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You will have proven project/program management experience in developing, implementing and evaluating successful programs and/or commercial activities such as training courses.  You have demonstrable communication and/or maketing skills to promote and attract participation in activities, particularly using digital platforms.

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.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to (



This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $85,222 - $93,085 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $99,709 - $125,048 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 Bronwyn Diffey on +61 7 3346 7675 or

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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