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Student and Academic Administration Officer (Internal Applicants Only)

Apply now Job No:513916
Area:Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($70,796.58 - $78,852.96)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

School of Education

The School’s Education programs and research agendas have focused on driving state and national educational innovation and reform. The School currently offers the following teacher preparation programs: one four-year Bachelor of Education (Primary Years), a range of Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Dual Degrees, a Master of Teaching (Primary) and a Master of Teaching (Secondary). It also offers professional development opportunities via its suite of postgraduate coursework programs and has a vibrant postgraduate research community.

The School’s staff are internationally cited and recognised for outstanding work in such fields as sociology and policy studies in education, educational psychology and learning sciences, inclusive education, literacy and numeracy, pedagogy and school reform and leadership. Further information and details of the research interests of academic staff may be accessed on the school's web site

About This Opportunity

We are currently seeking two Student and Academic Administration Officers who will be responsible for the provision of client focussed administrative services to support students, prospective students, and staff in the School of Education. A key focus of the role will be providing support to the timetabling and placement functions and the acquisition of knowledge and skills across the Schools suite of programs under the direction of the Coordinator, Academic and Student Administration.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role, you should possess a degree; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education or training. The successful applicants will hold, or be eligible to hold a valid Queensland Government Blue Card, along with the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to provide advice in the areas of student and academic administration.
  • Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively, handle sensitive and confidential matters, with a strong orientation to the provision of a high level of customer service.
  • Demonstrated planning, organisational, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated high-level computer skills, including Microsoft suite of programs, and University administrative systems.

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

This opportunity is only available to current casual, fixed term or continuing employees at The University of Queensland as well as any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

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 full-time, continuing position at HEW level 5. We have two positions available.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of $69,408 - $77,306 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range of $81,207 - $90,448.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, 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 513916_Student and Academic Administration Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Jennifer Smith, Coordinator, Student and Academic Administration 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
  • Resume
  • Statement addressing key selection criteria (maximum 2 pages)

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

Interviews Tentatively Scheduled: 28 May 2021 

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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