Executive Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
10 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Medicine

The University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine is an internationally recognised provider of world-class education and research. The research-intensive Faculty has a gross budget of almost $300 million, employs approximately 1000 continuing and fixed-term staff (headcount), has a community of more than 4000 non-salaried academic appointees and around 3200 students (headcount).

The Faculty of Medicine offers Australia’s largest medical degree program for graduates and school-leavers. Undergraduate and postgraduate programs are available in the disciplines of Medicine, Health Sciences, E-Health, Mental Health, Biomedical Sciences and Public Health.

The role

As Executive Assistant, the incumbent provides high-level executive support and strategic project management support to the Associate Dean (Research), Faculty Executive Manager and the Faculty Executive, and works with them to drive the Faculty’s strategic direction.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree with subsequent relevant experience  in a university or similar environment. Ideally candidates should have a broad understanding of administration procedures, organisational structures and functions of the University of Queensland, also an understanding and awareness of the research and clinical environments and current issues in Australian higher education and health sector. The person should also have extensive experience using computer applications, research and project management skills and have the flexibility and adaptability to handle competing work demands.

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 (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Aleisha O’Neill (HR Advisor) at a.oneill@uq.edu.au or 07 3346 5363.


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 $88,869 - $95,605 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Mary Schneider, Operations Manager on +61 7 3346 5303 or m.schneider2@uq.edu.au.

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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.