Data Access and Liaison Officer

University of Queensland
May 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,099
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Australian Women and Girls' Health Research Centre within the School of Public Health

  • Support research endeavours & contribute to the advancement of women's health

  • Belong to a vibrant community where your work genuinely makes an impact.

  • Work at UQ's hub for health research, just minutes from the Brisbane CBD

  • Based at Herston

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will 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 will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including flexible start/finish times and purchased leave.

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    We are seeking a diligent and organised administration professional to support administrative and data access operations of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH), a long-running federally funded survey of over 57,000 women. This role is the key liaison point for requests to access ALSWH data, as well as ongoing monitoring of data use, recording research outputs, and maintenance of associated databases. At UQ, ALSWH is located within the Australian Women and Girls' Health Research (AWaGHR) Centre at the Herston campus.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as primary contact for ALSWH data access inquiries, providing guidance and assistance to researchers.

  • Managing data access applications, ensuring compliance with eligibility criteria and regulations.

  • Coordinating bimonthly Data Access Committee reviews, processing successful applications and facilitating data delivery.

  • Administering projects from inception to reporting phase, ensuring adherence to protocols.

  • Providing administrative support to ALSWH Committees and maintaining research databases.

  • Produce reports on data usage and outcomes.

  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of ALSWH web pages to ensure information is visible and current

  • Coordinating research seminars, workshops, and promotional activities for ALSWH.

  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position through until June 2027. At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,099.39 - $94,512.08, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $103,076.28 - $110,579.13 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement. The role is located onsite at the AWaGHR Centre offices at the UQ School of Public Health at Herston.

    About You
  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience; or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

  • Experience in administration, particularly in health, with knowledge of research policies or the ability to quickly grasp them.

  • Advanced computer skills in word-processing and databases.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining web pages.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong organizational skills, prioritization abilities, and meeting deadlines.

  • 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.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Associate Professor Leigh Tooth. For application queries or to receive a copy of the job description, 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 Thursday 16th May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-37993). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday 29th May 2024.


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