Senior Administrative Officer

Brisbane, Australia
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) is a large comprehensive Faculty with a broad academic profile and substantial research achievements. The Faculty is based at the St Lucia campus in the iconic Forgan Smith building adjacent to the Great Court of the University. The Faculty comprises seven Schools, two research Institutes, two museums and several school-based research centre.

The role

The primary purpose of this position is to provide high-level support on a range of student and academic admin matters and the maintenance of administrative systems within the Faculty office. This position is responsible for the supervision of staff in the Faculty office including the management of workloads and development of staff members, under the direction of the Manager, Student Administration and the Manager, Academic Programs and Policy.

The person

Applicants should possess a relevant qualification with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of extensive experience in student or academic administration in a university environment and/or education/training. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, well-developed analytical skills and excellent attention to detail. In addition you should be proficient in computer software packages such as Word and Excel and have a strong understanding of corporate systems.


There are two full time, fixed term positions available at HEW level 6.  Position one is a fixed term until 1 November 2019 and position two is fixed term until 29 March 2019.

The remuneration package will be in the range $75,957 - $81,714 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5% (total package will be in the range $83,173 – $89,477 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File HEW6 PD Senior Administrative Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Tamalee Robbins via email

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. 

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