Assistant, Talent Acquisition

University of Queensland
February 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:$68,735
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Contract Type:Fixed term until Dec
Working Time:Full time
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  • Human Resources

  • Fixed term until December 2023 with the possibility of extension

  • Applications close: Wednesday,15 February 2023 at 11pm

  • Job reference: R-22095

  • About This Opportunity

    Join the Talent Acquisition team at the University of Queensland as an Administration Assistant! This is an excellent opportunity to play a critical role in delivering a high-quality recruitment experience for the University's candidates. This position would suit an individual who has demonstrated experience working in administrative based roles and a passion for customer service. You won't require prior experience working in a Talent Acquisition function, we will teach you the technical recruitment skills.

    As part of the team, you will be working closely with 2-3 Talent Acquisition Advisors to provide administrative support and coordination throughout the recruitment process. Key responsibilities include arranging selection committees, scheduling interviews, conducting reference checks, and drafting offer letters. You will also contribute to sourcing positions on relevant job boards and social media platforms.

    This role offers the chance to develop your skills in a high-volume Talent Acquisition environment, updating and maintaining data within the Recruitment Management System, and ensuring compliance with university policies and procedures.

    By building strong relationships and fostering effective communication within Talent Acquisition team and with candidates, you will play an important role in the success of the team. This position is an excellent development opportunity for those interested in pursuing a career in Talent Acquisition or HR and operates in a supportive team environment.

    This role is subject to The University's Code of Conduct.

    About You

  • Demonstrated administrative experience developed in a high volume and busy customer-focused role – HR experience is not essential

  • Strong organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and manage competing demands without compromising standards of service or quality.

  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in both written and verbal forms, and a strong commitment to exceptional client service.

  • What We Can Offer

    This is a full-time, fixed-term position through 31 December 2023 at HEW level 4.

    The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the will be in the range of $68,735.35 - $72,968.15 per annum. This includes superannuation of up to 17%, which brings the total full-time equivalent package to a range of $80,460.07 - $85,372.73 per annum.

    We offer a range of flexible working options and benefits including, hybrid working (2 days WFH per week), variable start or finish times, purchased leave, flex time accrual, 17.5% leave loading and discounted sporting memberships.

    For further information about UQ's benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.


    To discuss this role please contact Brad Aberdein (Manager, Talent Acquisition) via [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Other Information

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

    All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion . We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity , LGBTQIA+ , cultural and/or linguistic , Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples , or people with a disability . Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

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