Administration Officer

UQ Child Health Research Centre

Established in 2015, the UQ Child Health Research Centre (UQ-CHRC) brings together some of UQ’s leading researchers to tackle global challenges in child and adolescent health. With research in nutrition and growth, respiratory disease, allied health, environmental health, burns, infectious diseases, cerebral palsy, rehabilitation and child and youth mental health and more, the centre is making a difference to the health of children everywhere.

The UQ-CHRC is co-located with research centres from Children’s Health Queensland and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in the recently completed Centre for Children’s Health Research CCHR), a $134 million purpose-built research facility adjacent to the Queensland Children’s Hospital.

About This Opportunity

The Queensland Cerebral Palsy and Rehabilitation Research Centre has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to provide exceptional administration support to the centre as well as executive support for the Scientific Director.

The role includes duties such as:

  • Preparation of agendas and minutes for meetings
  • Booking and coordination of local and overseas travel
  • Maintenance of the website and internal database of Centre Publications and conference presentations
  • Collation of the bi-annual newsletter for publication
  • Coordination of internal workshops, seminars, conferences, and promotional events
  • Day to day ordering of stationary, equipment, IT and special item orders.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a candidate with at least two years relevant work experience in an administrative role within a medium to large organisation.  The person will have experience using a wide range of computer applications in a network environment (particularly the Microsoft suite - Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Endnote; and Adobe), excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ideally, experience in processing financial transactions and coordinating and processing of travel for internal staff.

You will have a mature and professional approach with the ability to use initiative and judgement as appropriate, and work in a flexible and dynamic environment.

It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia 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 [email protected].

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position until December 2020 at HEW level 5. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $69,408 - $77,306 plus super contributions of 9.5%.

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

  • Cover letter 
  • Key selection criteria
  • Resume

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