Administrative Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

The School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences teaches and researches in the disciplines of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Microbiology and Parasitology. The common thread in the School’s discipline mix is the capacity of molecular-based approaches to create understanding and to lead to discovery.

Situated in the Faculty of Science, the School is one of the largest and most-complex in the University with nearly 200 full-time equivalent staff, an annual budget of $37M, a full-time equivalent student load of more than 1,570 (~26% international), and extensive laboratory facilities, scientific equipment holdings and a workshop.  It spans two buildings on the St Lucia campus has links to a number of the University’s research institutes.

The role

This position provides administrative support to members of the School in relation to the undergraduate, honours and postgraduate coursework programs and courses. The successful appointee will undertake a wide range of tasks including reception, enquiries (in-person, phone and email), the collection and distribution of assessment, room bookings, data entry, semester preparation, assistance with exams and results, and general day to day administration tasks.

The person

Applicants should possess relevant post-secondary qualifications or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. The applicant must have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organisational abilities, the ability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines and work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and the capacity to work as part of a team.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range $59,429- $63,306 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total remuneration package will be in the range $69,532 - $74,067 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 50138 - PD - HEW4 Administrative Assistant - Undergraduate Coursework - SCMB.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Tammie Fair on +61 7 3365 7976 or

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