UQ Calling Crew

University of Queensland
March 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:$37.16
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  • Office of the Vice President (Advancement and Community Engagement)

  • UQ Calling Crew, 2024 Telephone Engagement Campaign

  • Multiple Casual appointments at HEW Level 1

  • Belong to a vibrant community where your work genuinely makes an impact

  • Applications Close: 8th March 2024 at 11:00PM AEST

  • About This Opportunity

    We are calling for applications for casual positions with the UQ Calling Crew, as part of Advancement's Telephone Engagement Campaign. The campaign will run from our vibrant St Lucia Campus.

    Key Duties will include:

  • Contacting UQ Alumni via Telephone
  • Talking about your experience at UQ
  • Sharing news and updates about UQ
  • Asking for charitable donations
  • Stewarding donors
  • Administrative duties as required
  • Hours of operation are Monday to Thursday 5pm-8pm and Saturday 10am-5pm (subject to change with notice)

    The telephone campaign isn't just about fundraising; it is also a great way for UQ to stay in touch with its alumni and build a long-term relationship with them. You will be phoning UQ alumni and community members to update them on exciting developments here at UQ, hear about their memories of student life, and their careers since graduation. You will also be fundraising for a number of important projects across the University.

    About Advancement

    Advancement leads activities and services that help to raise the profile of UQ with alumni, industry partners and current and prospective donors. By raising awareness of the University's vision, goals and achievements, Advancement helps position UQ as a destination for philanthropy, ensuring future generations of thought leaders and solution finders have access to an education that only a University in the world's top 100 can provide.

    Annual Giving is one of the most important areas of Advancement's fundraising and engagement efforts. The Annual Giving program solicits donations from alumni, staff and the wider community to support endeavours including scholarships, research and teaching initiatives at UQ. The UQ Calling Crew are important members of the Annual Giving team within Advancement. The UQ Calling Crew connects with alumni and donors of UQ to engage with and fundraise for support.

    About You

    We're looking for current UQ Students and especially Scholarship recipients who are energetic, have a positive attitude, and are great communicators. UQ Scholarship recipients are highly encouraged to apply. Call centre experience is desirable however full training will be provided.

    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.

    What We Can Offer

    This is a casual position through to December 2024 at HEW level 1.1. The hourly rate will be $37.16 per hour plus 11% Superannuation.

  • Flexible shifts to consider your classes and exams (3 shifts per week)
  • Fun and friendly work environment, promoting personal and professional growth
  • Develop professional skills that are highly valued by future employers
  • Network, not only with other current students but with alumni as well
  • Help raise vital funds for YOUR university, giving back to your community
  • Connect with UQ Alumni who have lots of career advice to offer
  • Questions?

    To discuss this opportunity, please contact Isla Paul, [email protected]

    For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job number in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume
  • Please note all candidates are required to be available 18th – 22nd March for interviews and assessments. Successful candidates will be expected to attend onboarding sessions from 25th March and roles will commence from April 2024.

    About the Selection Process

    To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline or will not be accepted.

    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]

    Applications close 8 March 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-34547).

    If you are a current employee of the University, or hold an unpaid or affiliate appointment with the University, 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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