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Senior Administration Officer (Internal Applicants Only)

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Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($74,207.07 - $79,964.50)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), UQ Genomics Initiative

The Director, UQ Genomics Initiative reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). The UQ Genomics Initiative offers a clear point of entry to UQ’s collective genomic capabilities, including its interactions with government and industry. The Director ensures that the UQ Genomics Initiative facilitates interdisciplinary interactions in fundamental and applied research, education, training and consulting across all faculties and institutes with a firm establishment of UQ as an international leader in genomics research.

Information about the UQ Genomics Initiative is available at

The role

The Senior Administration Officer provides high level administrative support to the Director of the UQ Genomics Initiative, and assists in managing and coordinating the Initiative’s engagement activities. It is the key contact for institutes, faculties, schools and centres in matters relating to the responsibilities of the Director.

The person

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You should also have demonstrated competence in the conduct of administrative work including the ability to review work practices and update procedures and processes; and ability to participate in the planning, organising and delivery of multi-faceted programs involving partnerships with a variety of internal and external organisations

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment with possibility for extension at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207 - $79,964 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822 - $93,558 p.a.).

Position Description

3039045_Genomics Initiative Senior Admin Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dave Burt on Mel Brown on +61 7 334 60570  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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