Change and Communications Specialist

Apr 14, 2019
Apr 14, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Strategic Program Office

The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching institutions. The University operates in a rapidly changing environment within a global marketplace, where institutions strive for higher levels of excellence and reputation. Within this context, the University seeks to review its services, to remain competitive and sustain success in the longer term. A focus on continuous improvement as part of every person's contribution to the future of UQ is vital to ensuring a service oriented culture.

The University's Strategic Program Office(SPO) plays a critical role in enabling UQ to deliver on its core functions of learning, discovery and engagement, while transforming the manner in which strategic initiatives are planned and delivered. The Strategic Program Office oversees projects which seek to position UQ as providing a world class student and employee experience leading to enhanced satisfaction across both critical groups.

The role

The Change and Communications Specialist will deliver change management planning and implementation for a range of projects enabled through the SPO, including communications, stakeholder engagement, education and training, embedding and sustaining change and benefits realisation. This role will work closely with the Strategic Engagement and Change Manager, supporting a range of activities and tasks to meet the SPO's operational requirements in fulfilling its objectives and goals.

The person

You will be a change practitioner with end-to-end change experience, including Change readiness and impact assessments, communication writing and engagement activities. You will have a variety of change experience, including on medium to large scale change processes.

Prosci certification is highly desirable but not essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment for 3 years at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $96,466 to $108,318 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $112,865 to $126,732 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 Mia Grogan-Burrell on

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:
  • Your CV or resume (maximum five (5) pages);
  • A short cover letter (maximum two (2) pages) outlining how your knowledge, skills, experience and attributes meet the 'Selection Criteria'.

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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