Executive Officer

Brisbane, Australia
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is recognised as a powerhouse for some of the world's leading scientists, teachers, science programs and commercial outcomes. The Faculty is one of the largest Science groupings in Australia, with approximately 1100 (equivalent full-time) staff, and about 7500 (equivalent full-time) students.

Throughout its Schools and Centres, the Faculty unites the disciplines of agriculture and animals, biomedical and biological sciences, chemistry, earth sciences, food sciences, geography, marine science, maths and physics, 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 groundbreaking projects from the molecular characterisation of drug resistant bacteria that affect piglets through to finding better treatments for illness and rehabilitation of the environment.

Information about the Faculty may be accessed on the Faculty's web site: http://www.science.uq.edu.au/

The role

The Executive Officer supports the Faculty leadership team by providing high level advice and input into the development, implementation, monitoring and communication of strategic plans and projects, and internal and external partnerships, ensuring compliance with University and other regulatory body's policies and procedures.

The person

Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and organisational skills, including a demonstrated ability to provide high level strategic support. Candidates with relevant experience of working in a large, complex research institution and knowledge of the sciences are preferred.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $94,667.38 - $106,298.69 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range $110,760.83 - $124,369.47 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-ExecutiveOfficer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Patrick Testa at sciencefem@uq.edu.au.

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