Data Governance Officer

University of Queensland
February 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:$86,371
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  • Information Technology Services - IT Infrastructure Operations

  • This is a full-time continuing position with salary in the range $86,371.95 - $92,658.90, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%.

  • Support the implementation of data and records governance at a university ranked in the world's top 50.

  • Utilize your experience in policy and governance, exposure to managing data and records, and commitment to continuous improvement, to succeed as a valued member of our dynamic and expanding team.

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About This Opportunity

    The Data Governance Officer is responsible for developing local procedures, reports, and other policy documents; providing data governance and management advice; coordinating or supporting process improvement or policy implementation initiatives; and supporting data governance lit awareness activities.

    Key responsibilities include:

  • Review data governance processes, develop local procedures for improvement, and assist in maintaining and implementing information governance frameworks, policies, and procedures under the guidance of the Manager, Data Strategy and Governance.

  • Support the Manager in identifying data governance gaps and deficiencies, coordinating improvement actions, reviewing data sharing agreements, and facilitating approvals.

  • Maintain governance registers, provide advice on data and records management, prepare presentations and reports, and contribute to communications and change management activities related to data governance.

  • Any other duties within the scope of the classification and within the limits of their skills, competence, and training.

  • About You


  • Equivalent to an undergraduate degree in a relevant field or a combination of relevant experience and education/training.

  • Demonstrated experience in governance, data, IT governance, business analysis, or information management.

  • Proven experience in analysing data to create insightful reports or presentations for diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong research and analytical skills, coupled with robust interpersonal and communication abilities, including report writing, note-taking, and stakeholder engagement.

  • Desirable

  • Proficient in records governance and management, including its application in the higher education sector.

  • Knowledgeable about Queensland's regulatory environment concerning data, information, and records.

  • Background in the higher education sector or a large IT department, with experience in project/program management or continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Familiarity with information technology services within large organizational settings.

  • You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment and may be required to complete background checks including, criminal history and education checks.

    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.

    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 hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight.

  • 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

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • 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

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

    Applications close Sunday, 25 February 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-35319). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 5 March 2024.

    At UQ, our strength lies in our diverse colleagues. We're dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion , fostering an environment that mirrors our wider community. We're committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. Reach out [email protected] for accessibility support or adjustments.

    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.

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