Academic Administrator

Brisbane, Australia
26 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry (HPI) is an engaged, intellectually rich and inclusive teaching, research, and learning environment. We aspire to be a place where academic, student, professional and public communities connect, thrive and create positive change. Through our disciplines of History, Philosophy, Classics and Ancient History, and Studies in Religion, we seek to inspire, understand, make and impart knowledge, and create ideas to shape our future.

The role

You will manage and coordinate efficient administrative services, systems and processes in support of teaching and learning within the School. You will be the principal source of administrative support and advice - regarding student and academic administration matters - to the School Executive, Discipline Convenors and academic staff. The role also provides high quality advice to current and prospective students of the school.

The person

You should hold a degree with subsequent experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training, with at least 2 years previous experience in an educational institution or other large organisation. You should be exceptional communicators, highly organised and have a comprehensive knowledge of academic and student administration and policy as it relates to a tertiary institution.

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, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $75,957- $81,714 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $88,869 - $95,605 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.

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Cara Herington on +61 7 3365 6477 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.

Application Closing Date

11 November 2018 11:55 pm E.Australian Standard Time