Senior Co-ordinator, HDR Partnerships

University of Queensland
July 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,649- $105,244
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  • UQ Graduate School
  • Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers
  • Drive the development and management of key HDR partnerships
  • Full-time permanent role based at St Lucia campus
  • About This Opportunity

    The University of Queensland is seeking a dynamic Senior Co-ordinator, Higher Degree Research (HDR) Partnerships to drive the development and management of key HDR partnerships. In this pivotal role, you will focus on building and enhancing international and industry cohorts, including joint PhD programs and collaborative supervision initiatives.

    You will establish strong working relationships across the Graduate School and collaborate with key UQ stakeholders, particularly in Global Engagement and Research Partnerships. Join us to create exceptional opportunities and experiences for HDR candidates, shaping the future of research at UQ.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Operationalise HDR partnership cohorts, including joint PhD programs and HDR industry internships.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with UQ stakeholders to effectively implement HDR partnered programs.
  • Develop and co-ordinate HDR resources, internal communications, and website materials.
  • Plan, co-ordinate, and manage project calls, applications, and procedures.
  • Monitor and report on cohort activities
  • Provide advice and support to HDR candidates and supervisors in research training programs.
  • Support the development of new initiatives and assist in managing HDR- related industry scholarships and PhD schemes.
  • This is a full-time, continuing position based at St Lucia.

    At HEW level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $96,649- $105,244, plus a generous superannuation allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $113,080- $123,136 annually.

    As our positions are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will 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 will 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
  • Affordable parking (from just $5.75 a day)
  • Salary packaging options
  • About You

  • A degree with at least four (4) years subsequent relevant experience (ideally HDR administration) or extensive experience and management expertise in administrative fields or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, including presentation and business writing skills, and the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work independently, prioritising competing tasks to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.
  • High level computer literacy with experience using a wide range of computer applications in a network environment (particularly the Microsoft Office suite).
  • Experience in building highly effective professional relationships and working with diverse stakeholders across multiple countries and regions.
  • 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.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Leonard Fitzpatrick, Manager HDR partnerships on [email protected] or 07 3365 3477. For 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 (2 pages maximum)
  • Resume
  • 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 the 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 17 July at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-40011). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for early August.

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