Placement Coordinator, Honours

Brisbane, Australia
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology is one of the largest and most prestigious schools of psychology in Australia, and its strong reputation is built on excellence in both research and teaching.

The role

The purpose of the Placement Coordinator (Honours) position is to coordinate existing placement partnerships and develop new placement opportunities for the UQ Psychology Honours Program, ensuring a diverse scope of placements across sub-disciplines, particularly as they relate to the School’s postgraduate programs. In collaboration with the Honours Teaching Team, the Placement Coordinator assists with providing undergraduate psychology students with an opportunity to practically apply the knowledge and skills acquired during their degree program, as well as gain additional professional and personal management skills.

The person

Applicants will have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant area and have at least 4 years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or training. High level interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including the ability to negotiate and liaise with industry partners from a broad range of disciplines. The successful appointee will build effective working relationships with key personnel in relevant external organisations who can provide opportunities for undergraduate students.

Experience in an academic environment, qualifications in psychology, registration or endorsement as an organisational psychologist or training in business psychology are desirable, as is an understanding of the different sub-disciplines in psychology, possible career pathways and relevant regulatory frameworks.

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.

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The appointment will be made on a full time, continuing basis at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range of $83,633.65 - $91,350.33 p.a, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $97,851.37 - $106,879.88 p.a).

Position description

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To discuss the Placement Coordinator (Honours) role, please contact Ms Stacey Vogel, School Manager, on +61 7 3365 7395 or

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