Principal Analyst, Evaluations

University of Queensland
June 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,649
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  • Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI)

  • This is a full-time continuing position with salary in the range $96,649.64 - $105,244.58, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. (role commences end of August 2024)

  • Looking for an organised, discreet team player with a passion for student advocacy to help us implement new systems and make a difference.

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About This Opportunity

    The Principal Analyst, Evaluations, plays a crucial role in the Student Surveys and Evaluations Team (SSET) at the University of Queensland. This role is responsible for designing, coordinating, and implementing end-to-end evaluation projects of varying sizes and complexities. The Principal Analyst also supports key strategic policy and practice improvements related to student surveys and evaluations, ensuring compliance with regulatory reporting obligations. Working closely with subject matter experts within SSET and the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI), this role coordinates various activities across all phases of survey and evaluation administration, including annual project planning, progression monitoring, and evaluation outcomes.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinate the entire course evaluation process, including scheduling, data collection, and reporting. Analyse student survey data to identify trends and inform improvements in course design and student learning outcomes.

  • Provide in-depth support to schools and faculties, enhancing data quality and advising on evaluation procedures and policy. Develop reports and data visualizations to assist academic leaders in making data-driven decisions.

  • Contribute to the team's operation by managing inquiries, participating in meetings, and creating online resources. Maintain accurate records and ensure compliance with regulations.

  • About You


  • Hold a relevant degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possess extensive expertise in evaluation methodologies and frameworks, with a proven track record managing large-scale surveys and institutional research projects.

  • Demonstrate experience using survey management systems, data analysis tools (Excel, Business Objects, Power BI), and project planning methodologies.

  • Exhibit excellent written and communication skills, fostering effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including leadership teams, faculty, and staff.

  • Show a proven ability to manage projects, prioritize tasks, work effectively under deadlines, anticipate future needs, and resolve complex issues.

  • Desirable

  • Prior experience of using a student survey platform.
  • 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 Lizzie Li at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Applications close 17 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-39271). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 28 June 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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