Academic Development Consultant

Brisbane, Australia
25 Oct 2018
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11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Resources Services

UQ Human Resources is responsible for enabling achievement of the University's strategic ambitions through attracting, developing and retaining talented, engaged and high performing staff; enabling our clients to better support our current and future students. We are in the process of transformation and are building a team of outstanding HR professionals to provide client focused, proactive and effective solutions and services.

We strive for excellence and value creativity and independent thinking.  We value honesty and accountability and support our people to ensure they have the opportunity to pursue their goals.

The role

Reporting to the Associate Director, Organisational and Leadership Development, the Academic Development Consultant provides expert senior advisory services in the arena of academic promotion and development. You will work in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders and build engagement between the UQ academic community and the HR Services Division. You will work within a changing environment and act as a change champion for broader HR initiatives, collaborating with HR colleagues.

The person

Ideally you will have a degree in Human Resources Management or a related field, with previous experience in organisational development in a complex environment. Progress towards, or completion of a post-graduate qualification will be highly regarded but is not essential. 

A demonstrated understanding of the design and delivery of academic staff development initiatives is required as is experience in developing sound policy and procedural proposals through broad consultation.

UQ 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 is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $94,667 - $106,298 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $110,760 - $124,368 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Position Description - Academic Development Consultant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Tamma Sorbello on (07)  336 51963 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply a current Curriculum Vitae and a Covering Letter addressing the key accountabilities (maximum 2 pages).

Applications close Sunday, 11 November 2018.

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