Senior Manager

Brisbane, Australia
06 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School

The Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) envisions securing a self-sustaining medical workforce for regional Queensland through excellence in medical education, research and community service.  With a footprint encompassing the greater part of central and western regional Queensland, the School comprises four Clinical Sites – Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Toowoomba. Each site, where there is significant investment in people and training infrastructure, provides the operational focus for a network of smaller clinical training locations in host communities across the State.  With a recurrent budget of up to $9m per annum provided through the Australian Government’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program and a capital works portfolio in excess of $20m, UQRCS is a substantial enterprise.

A rapidly expanding research profile focusses on clinical research. epidemiology/population health and rural health workforce. There is a significant component of Indigenous health research, particularly programs designed to translate and improve health outcomes amongst the Indigenous population. Research productivity is evidence through a successful track record in attracting competitive funding from agencies such as the NHMRC  and, in 2015, at least 51 peer-reviewed manuscripts published in journals varying from ‘Rural and Remote Health’ to ‘Nature Genetics’.

The role

The Senior Manager will be responsible for directing and supervising all operational functions of the UQRCS to ensure the organisational and financial sustainability of the UQRCS and Faculty’s core activities.  The Senior Manager is responsible for supporting and operationalising the strategic direction of the UQRCS.  The Senior Manager is the primary advisor to the Head of School and UQRCS staff on all matters pertaining to University, Faculty and UQRCS policies, operations and business processes.  The Senior Manager is the professional services representative on the UQRCS Executive Committee and advocates on behalf of the UQRCS at a senior level.    

The person

Applicants must possess a postgraduate qualification in a relevant area (or progress towards postgraduate qualification), along with extensive experience in a management role, preferably within a tertiary education environment. Ideally the successful applicant will have demonstrated capability to manage student/academic administration functions along with experience in facility management, refurbishment or project work strategies.

Position Description

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This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 9. The remuneration package will be in the range $108,810 to $115,144 p.a. plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $127,307 to $134,718 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Professor Sarah Strasser, Head of School, Rural Clinical School at or phone +61 4633 9702.

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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Important: please do not send your application directly to the person listed in the enquiries section of the advertisement. Applications not received via UQ Jobs online system will not be considered.

Application Closing Date  20 September 11:55pm E.Australian Standard Time

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