Senior Administrator

Brisbane, Australia
28 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Civil Engineering

The School of Civil Engineering is one of the largest schools of its kind in Australia. Primarily located in the state-of-the-art, $135 million Advanced Engineering Building, the School passionately delivers world-leading teaching, research, and service.  We aspire to be the civil engineering school of choice for students, staff, industry, and the wider community in the fields of water, environmental, geotechnical, structural and transportation engineering.

Our goal is to foster graduates with the technical and professional skills required to lead the civil engineering profession and we aim to re-engineer civil and environmental research to improve the way communities operate and function.

For more information about the School, please visit:

The role

The primary role of this position is to ensure the efficient operations of the Industrial Transformation Hub (ITRH) and the Centre for Future Timber Structures (CFTS). This will include managing the operational support services by overseeing the financial, administrative, IT and communications for the Hub and Centre, as well as providing executive support to the Director and Deputy Director of the Hub and Centre.

The person

Applicants should possess a relevant Bachelor degree with at least two years’ administrative experience in an education institution or similar environment, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. It is expected the successful appointee will be experienced in academic and/or research administration and possess excellent and effective communication skills. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an ability to provide both leadership and practical support for operational activities, events and projects involving a variety of stakeholders.

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

Position Description

Download File 181018_Civil_Senior Administration_ITRH_Professional_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Dilum Fernando on +61 7 336 54291 or 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.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Closing Date: 13th December 2018, (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time.