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Student Partners Coordinator (Engagement / Representation)


Education, Childcare & Training
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Apply nowJob No:513002
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($80,784.26 - $86,768.42)
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 Student Affairs Division, comprises of, Student Services, the Health Service and UQ Student Employability Centre. The Student Employability Centre is custodian of the UQ Student Employability Strategy, and co-ordinates and promotes the distinctive features of the UQ student experience including the ‘UQ Employability Award’, leadership, global mobility and undergraduate research experiences, and provides supports to enable students to translate, articulate and transfer these experiences into the workplace.

The objective of Student Services is to provide a range of services and support functions that enhance the student experience and assist in ensuring student success. The current initiatives run by Student Services fall into a number of areas:

  • Advice Teams | The focus is on enabling student success through providing general and specialist support including accommodation, disability and inclusion, general welfare and international student advice.
  • Learning Development Team | The focus is on supporting student success through online, group and one to one initiatives to enhance academic and learning skills for students.
  • Counselling Team | The focus is on providing an opportunity for enrolled students to access professional counselling so that they may better develop and fulfil their personal, academic and professional potential.
  • Student Experience & Engagement Teams | The focus is on delivering projects that help students make connections and partnerships that enhance their experience at UQ. The work of this team will provide opportunities for students to build a sense of belonging and support within UQ.

Services are delivered across the St. Lucia, Gatton and Herston campuses.

Information about the Directorate may be accessed on the Student Services web site at http://www.uq.edu.au/student-services

About This Opportunity

Working in partnership with the Student Partners Coordinator (Projects and Innovation) and internal and external stakeholders, you will develop and maximise partnership opportunities for students and staff. You will increase engagement and support to the UQ student partnership community by facilitating student partner recruitment, training and recognition; facilitating, increasing and supporting student representation within UQ governance and supporting the wider cultural implementation of the students as partners ethos at UQ.

You will steer development of a coordinated web presence that streamlines student and staff access to partnership opportunities, programs, recruitment, training and resources. Finally, you will also develop collaboratively relevant procedures, guidelines, key performance indicators and reporting systems to ensure the success and continuous improvement of the program.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful for this opportunity, you will have a passion for engaging with and helping higher education students and have proven experience liaising and negotiating with a broad group of stakeholders, from students to senior executives. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and have the ability to develop and deliver initiatives collaboratively and on time. Your understanding of students as partners will allow you to create engagement and representation opportunities for students and staff.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position until 24 December 2021 at HEW Level 6.

The base salary will be in the range $80,784 - $86,768, plus super of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $94,517 - $101,518.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

 513002_Student Partners Coordinator_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Andrew Jell, Service Improvement Manager, a.jell@uq.edu.au 

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

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. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

St Lucia, QLD

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