Administration Officer

Brisbane, Australia
$75,957.07 - $81,714.50
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science 

The Faculty of Science unites the disciplines of agriculture and animals, biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, mathematics and physics, planning, the environment and veterinary science.

With strong links between the enabling and applied sciences, UQ researchers and graduates are working on a wide range of ground breaking projects from the molecular characterisation of drug resistant bacteria that affect piglets through to finding better treatments for illness and rehabilitation of the environment.

The units within the Faculty of Science are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.

The role

The position supports research and contract management in the Faculty of Science. The role works in a team with the Research Partnerships Managers (RPM) reporting to the Associate Dean Research (ADR). The position is responsible for the efficient and effective management of the Science Contracts database and reporting mechanisms and liaison with internal and external stakeholders.

The person

Applicants should have experience working in a complex organisation and well developed skills in developing networks. The person will have database skills and be able to use data to drive business improvements. Working within a small team, the person should be organised, methodical and have a commitment to providing high level support for the team. Experience working with contracts would be highly regarded.

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.

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This is a full-time, continuing, broadbanded appointment at HEW Level 5 or 6.

For HEW 5,  the remuneration package will be in the range $66,347-74,098 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $77,626- $86,695 p.a.).

For HEW 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 - $91,974 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

Download File position-description-professional-OED_Admin Officer Science Contracts.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Lisa Kennedy on +61 7 34431460 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.

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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.