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Administration Officer - Grants (Internal Applicants Only)

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Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($66,347.80 - $74,098.94)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing, Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is a member of the University's Senior Executive and has responsibility for the development and advancement of the University's profile in research and research training.  The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) is supported by the staff in the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio.  Units within the portfolio have responsibility to support the University's research community through strategic engagement with external stakeholders, funding organisations and research partners; international collaborations; grants management; research performance data management; and research ethics and integrity. 

Within the UQ Research and Innovation portfolio, the Office of Sponsored Research provides administrative and strategic support in the key functional area of research grants administration.

The role

Working within the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR), Administration Officers (Grants) support the activities of the OSR, under the direction of the Manager, Sponsored Research.  Such activities include the dissemination of information and advice to researchers on sources of research support, processing of grant applications, and post-award grants administration.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in a relevant discipline with subsequent experience.  You should have knowledge of higher education policies and procedures in relation to research administration, or a demonstrated capacity to gain this knowledge.  Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, as well as high attention to detail, are required.  A high level of computer proficiency and practical understanding of administrative computer applications is essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.


There are 3 full time, continuing appointments available and one part time, fixed term appointment (0.8FTE) for 12 months, at HEW Level 5.  The remuneration package will be in the range 66,347.80 - $74,098.94 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $82,759.47 - $86,695.76 p.a.).

Position Description

Admin Officer Grants - HEW 5.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr. Simon Cashion, Manager Sponsored Research, +61 7 334 63453 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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