HDR Administration Officer

Location
Australia
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Sep 14, 2019
Ref
117109
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
The University of Queensland Graduate School

The University of Queensland (UQ) has supported over 15,000 students in their academic pursuit to attain a higher degree by research (HDR). With over 2,000 research experts and a reputation world-wide as an elite research institution, UQ provides research candidates with every advantage.

More than 4,400 students are currently undertaking a higher degree by research at UQ under the support and guidance of the UQ Graduate School. The Graduate School has academic responsibility for managing admissions, providing research scholarships, supporting students during their candidature, and facilitating the examination of theses. The Graduate School coordinates year-round skills training, supports infrastructure and research facilities, and provides opportunities to accelerate career development for HDR candidates.

About This Opportunity

The HDR Administration Officer is responsible for the provision of specialist HDR administrative support and policy advice to HDR candidates and advisors; as well as liaising and maintaining strong working partnerships with the HDR Liaison Officers and other stakeholders. Working as part of a portfolio team, this role delivers support and service in administering requests in relation to HDR candidature; including admissions, scholarships, progression, and examination.

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.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess a relevant undergraduate degree and/or have experience in a customer support role; as well as good judgement and strong attention to detail. Capable of liaising with people at all levels; exceptional communication, interpersonal and computer skills are also important in this role. Previous experience in Student Administration will be well-regarded.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au .

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 5.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $67,608 - $75,506, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities , salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 .

Questions?

To discuss this role please contact Daniel Walker, Deputy Director HDR Governance, Graduate School on d.walker@uq.edu.au

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:
  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria (maximum 2 pages)
  • Resume

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