Administration Officer

Brisbane, Australia
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is a member of the University's Senior Executive and has responsibility for the development and advancement of the University's profile in research and research training. The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is supported by the staff in the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio. Units within the portfolio have responsibility to support the University's research community through strategic engagement with external stakeholders, funding organisations and research partners; international collaborations; grants management; research performance data management, contract negotiation; and research ethics and integrity.

Within the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio, the Research Management Office provides administrative and strategic support in the key functional areas of research grants  administration, human ethics and animal ethics.

The role

The successful appointee will work within the legislative requirements of The Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 to service the Animal Ethics Committees as well as liaising with and providing reports to various bodies on the use of animals for research and teaching within UQ. 

The person

Applicants should possess a degree or have an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training and will be expected to demonstrate a high degree of autonomy whilst still maintaining an effective team based focus. The ability to prioritise and work within a high volume work area while ensuring accuracy in all matters is essential. Applicants should have excellent data base management and reporting skills, high level client service skills, and preferably some knowledge of the animal industry or an interest to acquire such knowledge.

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‚Äôs 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 Jill Amber, HR Advisor on


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 $83,172 - $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

Administration Officer - Animal Ethics Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Roberta Littleford, Manager Animal Ethics Unit on +61 7 3443 1491 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.