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Communications & Engagement Coordinator

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Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 08 ($94,667.38 - $106,298.69)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (DVCA) is a member of The University’s senior executive, and is responsible for the University’s commitment to providing high-quality teaching and learning, and enhancing the UQ student experience. The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (ODVCA) is responsible for key areas of the University, including Academic Administration Directorate, Student Administration Directorate and Student Affairs. The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation also forms part of the ODVCA portfolio.

The ODVCA is currently engaged in a number of large, complex, high risk and important projects which have a university wide impact and are at different levels of maturation. The projects include infrastructure, new models of service delivery, digitisation, policy review and curriculum redesign.

The role

This is a specialist role with responsibility to coordinate communications and engagement activities for the portfolio of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). This position will also coordinate change management activities and raise awareness of the Student Strategy.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications in communications, change management or a related field and experience in planning, implementing and monitoring communications and engagement strategy in a complex organisation. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive career in change management and the capacity to lead, motivate and train colleagues to establish priorities and manage competing deadlines.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $101,628.22 - $114,114.77 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Jill Penridge on +61 7 3365 9034 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.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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