Administration Coordinator, Advancement

Brisbane, Australia
12 Mar 2018
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27 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full 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 fulfill 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

This position will provide you an opportunity to work with a newly formed team which is involved in philanthropy, alumni and industry engagement and strategic event programming.

The successful appointee will be responsible for managing travel and accommodation bookings for the team, payment approvals, reconciliation of expenses and organising team meetings. In addition to providing general support to the team, you will draft correspondence, handle telephone and email enquiries, track budgets, draft agendas and record minutes for meetings.

The person

You will ideally have relevant work experience in a similar role; this should include providing high level administrative support in a team environment and ensuring the effective coordination of all activities within the team.

You will have some ability with finance and budget administration and be proficient in a wide range of computer applications particularly Microsoft Word and Excel.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to negotiate effectively and build and maintain strong working relationships.

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 full-time, continuing position at a 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

Download File Position Description Administration Coordinator HEW5.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Cormac Murphy on +61 7 3346 6461 or on email at

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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