Student Affairs Division
Join our inclusive and collaborative team.
Belong to a vibrant community where your work genuinely makes an impact.
Align with the core program values of creativity, collaboration, community, creativity, growth, and respect.
Based at our St Lucia campus
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 on site/WFH 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.
Great public transport connectivity, end of trip facilities and cheap parking (from just $5 a day).
Salary packaging options.
Supporting UQ's Employability Framework, this position coordinates enrichment and experiential learning activities delivered by and through Student Enrichment and Employability Development (SEED).
Working in partnership with a range of internal and external stakeholders, this position contributes to the delivery and process improvement of several existing enrichment activities including Student-Staff Partnership Projects, Research Experiences, Employability Award, and Scholarship Enrichment Program as well as identifying opportunities for new initiatives.Key responsibilities will include:
Work in partnership with SEED staff and other stakeholders across UQ to ensure the provision of high-quality enrichment and experiential learning opportunities, and the programs align to the University's strategic objectives.
Assist with ongoing coordination, administration, and delivery of Student- Staff Partnership Projects, and support other enrichment programs (Research Experiences, Employability Award, and Scholarship Enrichment Program) as required, in collaboration with Program Leads.
Support Enrichment Programs team to provide advice and support to UQ staff and students, and initiate opportunities for connections across the UQ community.
Assist in the design and delivery of seminars, forums, events and workshops, and develop resources and online materials to support the enrichment activities mentioned above.
Work closely with academic and professional staff to identify, develop and implement new student enrichment programs, and develop strategies to expand the reach of enrichment programs across all facets of the University.
Manage records and reporting options relating to program delivery to students and staff and assist in the development of reports to University management and executive on the outcomes and evaluation of enrichment programs, drawing upon key performance indicators.
Represent UQ at meetings, public functions, information sessions, events, interviews and other forums.
Contribute to the development and implementation of engagement campaigns, social media presence, and other communication strategies.
This is a full-time, fixed term position for up to 2 years.
At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $84,871.95 to $91,158.90, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $99,300.18 to $106,655.91 annually.About You
Completion of an undergraduate degree and at least three-four years in a relevant area, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
Awareness of issues related to the student experience, retention, and employability within higher education nationally.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including an ability to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders including students, academic and professional staff, and other contacts.
Experience in the development and delivery of projects and initiatives designed to improve the student experience within a higher education environment.
Highly organised with the ability to take initiative, prioritise own workload to meet deadlines, and work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to analyse data, develop reports, draft documents and integrate information from a variety of sources accurately and in a timely manner, and experience in use of customer relationship management systems (CRM), preferably StudentHub.
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.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Delia Terpstra at [email protected] 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.
Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.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 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 (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 Sunday 28 May 2023 at 11.00pm AEST. Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 5 June 2023.
Job Reference – R-24620