Higher Degree by Research Liaison Officer

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Location
Brisbane, Australia
Posted
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2018
Ref
504607
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Queensland Graduate School

The University of Queensland (UQ) has supported over 15,000 students in their academic pursuit to attain a higher degree by research (HDR). With over 2,000 research experts and a reputation world-wide as an elite research institution, UQ provides research candidates with every advantage.

More than 4,400 students are currently undertaking a higher degree by research at UQ under the support and guidance of the UQ Graduate School. The Graduate School has academic responsibility for managing admissions, providing research scholarships, supporting students during their candidature, and facilitating the examination of theses. The Graduate School coordinates year-round skills training, supports infrastructure and research facilities, and provides opportunities to accelerate career development for HDR candidates.

The role

The HDR Liaison Officer (HLO) is a member of a HDR Service team who provides support and acts as a key contact point for HDR candidates and Post Graduate Coordinators (PGCs). As trusted service partners, this role assists the PGCs to proactively monitor candidate progress, supports the application process and coordinates opportunities for HDR development and engagement. The delivery of client-focused solutions, the establishment of productive partnerships, and continuously improving services and achieving outcomes and results are all key focuses of this role.

The person

Applicants should possess a relevant undergraduate degree and/or work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training; as well as a demonstrable background in high level service provision. Good at exercising initiative and judgement, applicants will also have high level technological literacy and readily embrace new systems and technology. Strong interpersonal, communication and organisational skills are essential. Higher Education sector experience and a familiarity with research training and development will be highly regarded.

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 (http://www.uq.edu.au/equity) for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

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

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

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‚Äôs Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) 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.

Remuneration

There are three positions available. A full - time continuing appointment and two full - time fixed term appointments; all three remunerated at HEW Level 5.

Remuneration package for the full-time, continuing position will be in the range $64,598 - $72,349 p.a., plus employer superannuation contribution of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $8,648); and remuneration package for the full-time, fixed term (12 months) appointment will be in the range $64,598 - $72,349 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $70,734 - $79,222 p.a.).

Position Description

HDR Liaison Officer_Continuing position PD.pdf

HDR Liaison Officer_Fixed-Term positions PD.pdf

Enquiries

To discuss this role please contact Kate Swanson on +61 7 3346 0505 or k.swansons@uq.edu.au.

How to Apply 

Please submit your application to apply@jobs.uq.edu.au using the job title and job number in the subject line. 

All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

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