Executive Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences  

The Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) is a research Centre, funded by Queensland Health and The University of Queensland that is committed to establishing and maintaining multidisciplinary research expertise across a range of environment health sciences. These include environmental aspects of toxicology, human health epidemiology, microbiology, health risk assessment, health risk communication, identification and analysis of emerging environmental health risks, and state-of-the art monitoring and analytical techniques, methodologies and technologies for environmental hazards and exposures.

The Faculty is strongly committed to the advancement of quality inter-professional education and genuine inter-disciplinary research in the health sciences. Further information is available at www.health.uq.edu.au/habs.  QAEHS works closely with Queensland Health to develop its research directions, and to provide expert opinion and advice, as well as relevant training for Queensland Health staff. In addition, staff pursue research excellence through competitively funded research and government or private consultancies. Supervision of research students and some coursework teaching are other core components of QAEHS’ activities.  

The role

This position provides a high standard of administrative and project support to the Centre and professional executive assistance to the Director of QAEHS and the Centre’s senior researchers (Theme Leaders).

The person

Applicants should possess a diploma and at least two years' work experience in an administrative field or a degree without subsequent relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training. Demonstrated experience providing administrative support and excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are essential. Applicants need to have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and an ability to prioritise their own workload, work independently and meet deadlines.  


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 3 years at 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 504719_3034531 Executive Assistant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Sharon Grant on s.grant@uq.edu.au.

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and a brief statement addressing the Selection Criteria (maximum 2 pages).  

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