Project Coordinator, Early Intervention Support Initiative

University of Queensland
June 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,099
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Student Affairs Division

  • This is a full-time, fixed-term position through to Dec 2026, with salary in the range $88,099.39 - $94,512.08, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%.

  • Seeking a skilled individual with experience in analysing data and strong stakeholder skills along with an understanding of the student journey in the tertiary sector crucial for creating best practices for student interventions, while navigating compliance and managing diverse data sources to gain holistic insights.

  • Based at our St Lucia campus

  • About This Opportunity

    As a Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for implementing and coordinating the Early Intervention Support Initiative. You will lead a project to identify students at risk of academic failure based on engagement and past performance data. The aim is to proactively identify and support these students through targeted intervention strategies. collaborates with faculties, administrators, and support staff to collect and analyse data, implement early warning systems, and establish communication channels. Interventions are carried out via email, phone, and in-person meetings.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement a framework to identify students at risk of academic failure, using data analytics and collaborating with faculty and support services.

  • Coordinate early warning systems and targeted intervention strategies to support at-risk students.

  • Evaluate program effectiveness and provide training on student support resources to staff and faculty.

  • Foster a collaborative and supportive environment to enhance overall student success.

  • About You


  • Hold a relevant degree with at least 4 years of experience (or equivalent). Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, utilizing a data-driven approach.

  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, collaborating effectively with diverse stakeholders in education.

  • Show knowledge of educational systems, student development, and academic support services.

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and demonstrate the ability to implement new technologies when needed. Maintain excellent time management skills with a focus on accuracy and meeting deadlines.

  • Desirable

  • Knowledge of tertiary education business practices and issues related to the student experience within higher education nationally and internationally.
  • 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 please contact Kate at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Applications close Tuesday 18 June 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-38991). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for 27 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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