Student Partners Adviser

Brisbane, Australia
03 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Student Affairs Division

Working in partnership with the Student Partners Coordinator, internal and external stakeholders, this position will drive and maximise partnership opportunities for students and staff at the University of Queensland.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (DVCA) is a member of The University’s senior executive, and is responsible for the University’s commitment to providing high-quality teaching and learning, and enhancing the UQ student experience

The Student Affairs Division falls within the DVCA portfolio, which brings together central units that provide operational, corporate, and pastoral support for all aspects of the student life-cycle. 

The Division is a key driver in enhancing the UQ student experience, and retention, success, and employability.  It has two operational arms:  the Student Services Directorate, and the UQ Student Employability Centre.  The Division also manages the University’s day-to-day relationship with UQU, and student accommodation providers, and works with UQ Health Care to ensure medical service provision for students.

The role

This position plays a key role in the generation and coordination of collaborative, innovative partnership opportunities for students and staff.  The successful applicant will provide support and advice to academic staff on the development of student partnership projects, especially in relation to teaching and learning design, delivery, and evaluation across the university, and will foster the wider cultural implementation of the Students as Partners ethos at UQ.

The person

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree, or an equivalent combination of at least three- four years relevant experience and/or education/training. You will have experience in the development and implementation of projects within a higher education environment, as well as an understanding of university structure and processes. You will be able to establish cooperative working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to create opportunities for shared engagement between students and staff, and work to manifest the student partner approach across UQ.

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 ( ) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. 

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range of $81,883 – $89,559 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17.5% (total package will be in the range $95,803 - $104,784 p.a.).

Position Description

2018 - Student Partners Adviser (Projects and Innovation).pdf


To discuss this role please contact Anna Richards on +61 7 3365 3068 or email  

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter outlining the Selection Criteria Responses and Resume.

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