Executive Administrator

Brisbane, Australia
04 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology 

The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) is a dynamic multi-disciplinary research institute dedicated to developing technology to alleviate societal problems in the areas of health, energy, manufacturing and environmental sustainability. AIBN brings together the skills of more than 450 world-class researchers complimented by an extensive suite of integrated facilities, working at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer modelling. With a reputation for delivering translational science, AIBN conducts research at the forefront of emerging technologies, and has developed strong collaborations with leading members of industry, academia and government. AIBN goes beyond basic research to develop the growth of innovative industries for the benefit of the Queensland and Australian economies.

AIBN is committed to supporting the career growth of female researchers and have a number of initiatives to support females in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the institute. For more information, please visit our AIBN Women in Science web site at http://www.aibn.uq.edu.au/women.  

The role

The successful appointee will assist the Director and Deputy Director Operations of the AIBN by providing office management and administrative support contributing to the effective and efficient operation of the Institute’s administrative operations.

The person

Applicants should possess relevant experience in executive support or administrative office management as well a high level of interpersonal skills and sensitivity to deal with confidential matters. You should also have the ability to use initiative, organise and prioritise tasks with minimal supervision, and the ability to meet competing deadlines. Experience applying corporate business practices would be advantageous, as well as the capacity to apply an assertive approach to time management and problem solving.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.).  

Position Description



To discuss this role please contact Jill Penridge on +61 7 3346 3800 or j.penridge@research.uq.edu.au.  

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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