Faculty of Science
Be a key staff member within the School of Veterinary Science Placements
Provide high quality customer service to students and providers.
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About UQ's Gatton Campus
Established over 125 years ago, UQ's Gatton Campus has a long history – from
starting out as a dedicated agricultural institution, to being a field
hospital during WWII, and to joining the UQ community in 1990.
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 an organisation where excellence is at the core of our culture,
contributions are valued, and a range of benefits and rewards are available,
Free parking and intercampus bus
On campus childcare, medical clinic, and post office
26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave
17% superannuation contributions
17.5% annual leave loading
25% discount on eligible UQ Vets services
Access to our $4.1 million UQ Sports facility
Volunteer in our community garden
About This Opportunity
The position provides high level administrative support for management and
coordination of veterinary and veterinary technology student
placements/rotations in the School of Veterinary Science.
Key responsibilities will include:
Provide accurate and timely information and advice to staff, students and
external stakeholders related to student placements in the Faculty in
accordance with University rules, policies and procedures
Liaise with program directors, course coordinators and clinical units to
coordinate student placements
Allocate students to placements based on a variety of methods including
self-arranged, student preferences and interviews
Process incoming elective applications and liaise with the Clinical Units
to facilitate appropriate placements
Develop and maintain accurate records of student placement agreements
Utilise corporate and bespoke software systems used by the Faculty of
Science to perform placement related tasks, and be committed to using new
systems as they are developed
Assist in the development and implementation of standard operating
procedures related to student placements
Assist with the implementation of strategies and work practices which will
improve the work flow, efficiency and effectiveness of the Faculty Student
Collaborate and liaise with colleagues from Clinical Units, other
faculties, schools and central administration sections on specific student
Assist with reviewing and managing the accuracy of information in
University databases, websites and publications (e.g. guidelines),
including Faculty websites and UQ Answers
Generate reports from information management systems
Provide on-site support to Clinical Units and other Faculty areas, as
This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position for one year.
At HEW level 5, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range
$74,378.89 - $82,842.92, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The
total FTE package will be up to $87,023.30 - $96,926.22 annually.
An undergraduate degree in a relevant area or an equivalent combination of
experience and/or education/training.
A sound understanding of key administrative processes relevant to WIL
placements, or the ability to rapidly gain such knowledge
Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
High level of attention to detail and accuracy in written work.
Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and to work independently and
High level written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
The ability to work collaboratively and effectively within the team and
across other organisational units.
A strong orientation to the provision of a high level of customer service.
An empathy with and ability to communicate with students, including those
from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Experience in a tertiary education institution or other large organisation
in an area related to student administration would be highly regarded.
Knowledge of University student computer systems and packages e.g.
Microsoft office, SI-net, Business Objects, InPlace and the use of CRM
systems would be desirable.
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.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Julie Baglot at
[email protected]. For application queries, please contact
[email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the
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.
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 Wednesday 8th at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number -
R-31799). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for