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Administration Assistant

Apply now Job No:513288
Area:Faculty of Medicine
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 04 ($65,424.85 - $69,453.78)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: Other

The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School

The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) envisages securing a self-sustaining medical workforce for regional Queensland through excellence in medical education, research and community service.  With a footprint encompassing the greater part of central and western regional Queensland, the Rural Clinical School comprises four clinical sites – Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Toowoomba. Significant investment in people and training infrastructure at each site provides the operational focus for a network of smaller clinical training locations in host communities across the state.  With a recurrent budget of up to $9 million per annum provided through the Australian Government’s Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program (RHMT) and a capital works portfolio in excess of $20 million, UQRCS is a substantial enterprise. 

More information about the UQ Rural Clinical School can be found here.

About This Opportunity

As the Administration Assistant, you will provide general administrative support to the Regional Training Hub Central Queensland academic and professional staff. Your role will be integral to aiming to build local training capacity and improve the retention of medical graduates to the region.

The position will be located at the UQ Rural Clinical School in Rockhampton. 

Our Ideal Candidate

With prior demonstrated experience in the preparation and drafting of correspondence and other material, you should ideally possess a Diploma level qualification with relevant work-related experiences. Essential to the role will be your outstanding communication capabilities, in addition to your strong interpersonal and analytical skills and a tenacious ability to handle situations that require initiative, attention to detail, strong time management and independent judgement. 

Knowledge of Tertiary Education sector business practices and processes would be a distinct advantage.

For a full list of duties and selection criteria, please see the attached Position Description.

It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a part-time (0.60FTE), fixed term position until 31 December 2021 at Professional Level 04.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $65,424 - $69.453 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE Package will be in the range $76,547 - $81,260.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 513288_RTH_Administration Assistant_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Debbie Croyden on

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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