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Administration Officer

Apply now Job No:514006
Area:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($70,796.58 - $78,852.96)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: Herston

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences includes the professional disciplines of Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Speech Pathology. Undergraduate programs are available in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology with graduate entry programs available in all disciplines. Students gain supervised professional experience as part of their academic program and graduates are ready for immediate entry to their profession on completion of their degree. Each of the undergraduate degree programs is of four years’ duration and includes both preclinical and clinical study offered in an integrated way. All of our programs place considerable emphasis on problem solving and diagnostic decision-making and students are guided in the processes of systematic and holistic assessment and the selection and effective implementation of management approaches. Each discipline prepares students to operate within the health, education and related systems and to contribute meaningfully to teams. There is an emphasis on interprofessional education and research in the School.

All disciplines within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences are active in research and are making significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their professions. The School offers Higher Degree Research programs in all disciplines. Further details about the School and its activities may be assessed on the School’s website at

About This Opportunity

An opportunity exists for an Administration Officer to support the research activities of the Queensland Aphasia Research Centre (QARC) through administrative support, providing the professional support and advice to the Centre Director and academic and professional staff.

Further key duties and responsibilities are in the position description.

The position is primarily based at the STARS facility within the Herston Health Precinct.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful, you will have completed an undergraduate degree, or diploma qualification with relevant subsequent relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You will have demonstrated experience in management of diaries, including the scheduling of meetings and appointments, production of agendas and minute taking. You will have experience and proficiency in the use of a wide range of computer applications in a network environment (particularly Microsoft Excel) for development and maintenance of equipment databases, staff directories and recording keeping.

You will have highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of people both internal and external to the University partnered with the ability to work in a flexible and dynamic environment with competing priorities to meet deadlines. You will have the ability to work independently, cooperatively as part of a team, and with staff from within the School, Faculty and other areas of the University and Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

You must have 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 (0.5 FTE), fixed term position for up to 18 months at Hew Level 5.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,796.58 - $78,852.96 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $82,831 - $92,256.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), 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 PD - QARC Administration Officer - HEW 5.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor David Copland or email

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 (no more than 2 pages)
  • 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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