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Ventures Program Officer

The University of Queensland - Brisbane Grove, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship 


The External Engagement Portfolio, led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement), is responsible for the University’s engagement activities and brings together various business units from across the University, including UQ Press, UQ Art Museum, Indigenous Engagement, Advancement, Future Students, Marketing and Communications and Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship. The portfolio works closely with the research and academic portfolios, particularly for all aspects of government, research and industry relations as well as the University’s entrepreneurial and innovation activity.


Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship (GE&E) is responsible for leading UQ’s business development and engagement activities with UQ’s current and potential partners. In particular, the division leads and oversees the implementation of the University’s strategy to develop specific partnerships with universities, government, research and industry bodies, both in Australia and around the world. GE&E is responsible for overseeing the University’s Global Strategy Framework, which includes management of UQ’s international agreements and associated activities, sponsored student programs, international development programs, outbound missions, international visits and high level engagement events.


GE&E is also responsible for developing the UQ Entrepreneurship Strategy and manages the strategy implementation across the institution under the Ventures brand. Building entrepreneurship programs and events, fostering mentor and partner networks to support Ventures activities, and identifying student engagement opportunities are an important role of the office.


About This Opportunity


The Ventures Program Officer supports the development and delivery of a number of UQ entrepreneurship programs, with a particular focus on initiatives for current and future students. 

This position will also coordinate the delivery of additional events and outreach activities designed to raise awareness of Ventures and to strengthen the UQ entrepreneurship eco-system.


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


We are seeking a strong communicator with the ability to liaise, work constructively as part of a team, consult and negotiate with a diverse group of people, and consistently maintain a customer-focused approach.


Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating workshops to school and tertiary environments is a requirement for this position.


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, 2 year fixed-term position at Professional level HEW 6.


The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $80,748 - $86,768 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $94,517 - $101,519.


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


To view, please visit https://search.careers.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/514045/ventures-program-officer


Questions?


To discuss this role please contact Megan Short (Ventures Manager) on megan.short@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.


UQ Careers: 514045


Applications Close: 12 May 2021 at 11:00 pm (AEST)

Brisbane Grove, NSW

Education, Childcare & Training




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