Casual Orientation Assistant

University of Queensland
November 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:$36.17 to $37.66
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
  • Casual opportunity for UQ students
  • Based at our picturesque and vibrant St Lucia Campus
  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    About This Opportunity

    An exciting opportunity for a Casual Orientation Assistant to help deliver Semester one orientation events for new students.

    Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in planning, coordinating, and delivering orientation events for commencing students.
  • Contributing to the development of orientation materials, coordinating event materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Providing on-site event support including assisting with event set-up, registration assistance and coordination of activities on orientation day, Thursday 15th February 2024.
  • Assisting with registration and communication with student and staff orientation volunteers
  • Assist in training and supporting orientation volunteers to facilitate small group activities and icebreakers.
  • Respond to inquiries from students, staff, and other stakeholders regarding orientation activities.
  • This is a casual position at HEW level 1, with an hourly rate in the range of $36.17 to $37.66, plus superannuation of 11%. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

  • Experience in planning and delivering events, preferably student experience events
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently while also collaborating with a wider team
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable engaging with diverse groups of students and staff
  • Must be available to work during orientation day on Thursday 15th February 2024.
  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
  • Background Checks: 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.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Jessica Leonard at [email protected] . For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section
  • Resume
  • Other Information

    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 the 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 (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, 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.

    Applications close Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number – R-32852).

    Please note applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process early.

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