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Senior Officer, Hr Projects & Events


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Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) at The University of Queensland (UQ) is responsible for enabling achievement of the University’s strategic ambitions through attracting and developing high performing staff, and delivers high quality advice and support to our clients on all aspects of HR and people matters.

About This Opportunity

Our Senior Officer, HR Projects and Events, supports the broader Human Resources Division with;

  • Projects;
  • Events;
  • Communications.

Our successful candidate will work on various transformation project initiatives, coordinate a host of HR events including the UQ Awards for Excellence, New Staff Expo and regular HR all staff forums, and support the execution of HR communications.

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

You will be experienced in events/project management, coupled with a solid understanding of a large and diverse HR function. Engagement and communication skills, the ability to contribute in a team environment, and the ability to prioritise and manage your workload autonomously, are key. Skills in using collaboration technologies and supporting organisational change will be highly regarded.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity. Visa sponsorship is not available.

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 (approx. 12 months) position at HEW level 6.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $80,784 - $86,768, plus 17% employer superannuation contributions. The total FTE package will be in the range $94,517 - $101,518 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, 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

514570_Senior Officer HR Projects and Events_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Rekha Crawford (Associate Director, HR Governance, Transformation and Strategy) at rekha.crawford@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 below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter (max 2 pages) addressing the selection criteria found within the PD;
  • CV/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.