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Administrative Officer (Research support) - Internal Applicants Only

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Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($64,597.80 - $72,348.94)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) comprises the Schools of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Mining Engineering, and the Advanced Water Management Centre. These units are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.

The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links. Further information about the Faculty is available at:

The role

The Administrative Officer will provide a broad range of administrative and secretarial support services to the Faculty Research Office and executive support to the Associate Dean (Research), to ensure the smooth and effective workflow across a wider range of commitments. This role requires discretion, independent judgement and professionalism. There will be regular interaction with internal and external stakeholders as well as many situations where confidential and sensitive issues are dealt with.

The person

Applicants should possess secretarial/administrative experience at the level of personal assistant to a senior executive in a large, complex organisation or university. You should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, highly developed organisational skills, a demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and judgement and excellent attention to detail. A high level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite or a proven ability to rapidly acquire relevant knowledge would be advantageous.


This is a full-time, fixed-term (three years) appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Administrative Officer_Position Description_v1.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Kimberley Nunes on +61 7 3365 1107 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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