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Employee Services Assistant

Apply now Job No:508908
Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 04 ($62,342.01 - $66,291.94)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term, Secondment
Location: St Lucia

UQ Human Resources

UQ Human Resources 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. 

HR is currently undergoing significant transformation (including new systems, specialist services, process review and redesign, and improved data and analytics capability) to become one of the leading HR functions in Australia, and is building a team of exceptional HR professionals to provide customer focused and contemporary solutions and services for our clients.

About This Opportunity

This position is responsible for providing accurate and efficient payroll administration and the entry of employment-related data into the University's HRIS to support the delivery of high quality day to day operational HR activities.  This includes staff recruitment, induction, probation and appointment-related information, ensuring relevant approvals and required information is processed in a timely manner on a fortnightly basis.  Other duties include providing excellent client service in relation to general HR/payroll enquiries, and managing the effective filing of employment documentation via the university's electronic filing systems.

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 in this role you should possess an Associate Diploma or equivalent qualification and/or training/experience. Experience in an Employee Services, HR, Payroll or Finance administration position is required.  Attention to detail, time management and exceptional client service skills, together with your ability to meet fortnightly deadlines is essential. Previous experience using Aurion HRIS will be highly regarded.

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

What We Can Offer

This is a part time (50%) fixed term (until 24 December 2019) position at HEW level 4. This is a job share arrangement, working half days Monday to Friday

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $62,342 - $66,291 plus 9.5% superannuation.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

Position Description

Download File 507656_Employee Services Assistant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Liza Leibbrandt, Team Lead, Employee Services at +61 7 344 3 1720.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. 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 UQJobs portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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