Development and Communications Coordinator

Brisbane, Australia
15 Nov 2017
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27 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) has long, proud traditions of innovation and leadership across student education and research.

In just over a century, more than 27,000 Faculty graduates have gone on to use their UQ education to have significant impact on our state, our nation and across the world. We believe that lifelong success is fostered at UQ through great education – inspiring students to think differently, ask the difficult questions, be a positive disruptive influence, and fulfil every ounce of their potential.

Our research provides a rich and diverse flow of breakthrough technologies that are helping to improve communities around the world. From novel hydrogen storage and next generation polymers to biomedical engineering and mining safety, our research outcomes are solving problems for local and international communities, and our industry partners.

For more information about the Faculty, please visit:

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for marketing and communicating the development and outreach activities for The University of Queensland’s Women in Engineering program, which will complement the initiatives and recruitment activities of the Faculty and its Schools. The key objective is to increase the number of women enrolling in UQ’s engineering and technology programs and share the learnings from the program with Universities nationally to ultimately provide engineering dependent industries with increased female participation in professional roles.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in engineering or a relevant discipline/s.

You should have demonstrated expert knowledge in the engineering profession to build the aspirations of Year 8-12 female high school students into engineering related careers.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a part time, fixed term continuing appointment for 5 years at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883 - $89,559 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,803 - $104,784 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Mr Trent Leggatt on +61 7 3346 9976 or

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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