Administrative Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

T.C. Beirne School of Law

Based at UQ St Lucia as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the TC Beirne School of Law is the oldest and most prestigious law school in Queensland, and one of Australia’s leading research-intensive law schools.

Currently, the School employs 18 professional staff, 50 full-time academic staff and several adjunct professors. The School’s talented and committed researchers and educators include national and international scholars, distinguished alumni and leaders of the legal profession who are recognised for their research and teaching excellence both nationally and internationally.

With law programs that are ranked 36th in the world by the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the School offers students a premier legal education through small group teaching complemented by a comprehensive co-curricular program. The School attracts the best and brightest students from Australia and abroad through its competitive entry requirements. It cultivates exceptional legal thinkers and leaders who use their discipline, ingenuity and initiative to change and enrich the world.

The School’s home, the west wing of the Forgan Smith building, recently underwent an extensive re-imagination and refurbishment to ensure future generations of students will continue to enjoy the highest quality and most relevant legal educational experience. Today, the School boasts world-class, state-of-the-art facilities, including one of Queensland’s largest law libraries and the Sir Harry Gibbs Moot Court.

To learn more about the TC Beirne School of Law, please visit

The role

The role provides administrative support to the Deputy Deans Research and Academic and senior professional staff including the School Manager, Director Co-curricular and Postgraduate programs and the Research Development Manager.The responsibilities of the role would involve the management of the School’s visiting scholars program, the organisation of research related events, assisting with research grant applications, administrative support for the School’s mooting program, student liaison, academic administrative advice and support.

The person

The successful candidate will posses a qualification and training equivalent to an undergraduate degree in business administration, finance or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and or education/training. A demonstrated competency in the University’s systems and the Microsoft Office suite of programs is essential. Applicants must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with high level organisational skills and an ability to prioritise competing work demands. The role reports to the School Manager.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,598 - $72,349 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Maria Parnell on +61 7 334 67549 or 

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