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Ventures Manager

Apply now Job No:511087
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engage)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 08 ($98,298.92 - $110,376.42)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

Office of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement & Entrepreneurship)

The Global Engagement and Entrepreneurship (GE&E) Office 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, outbound missions, international visits and high level engagement events.

About This Opportunity

You will be responsible for the management and ongoing development of UQ’s suite of entrepreneurship programs and events, as well as developing comprehensive program materials to support learning outcomes.

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

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in program development and the delivery of ideation and validation programs. You will also have a strong network of contacts and collaborations amongst local, national and global entrepreneurship eco-systems.

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 full-time, fixed term position at HEW level 8.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $98,298 - $110,376, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $115,008 - $129,139.

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.

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

Position Description

 Download File PD - Ventures Manager.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Nimrod Klayman, Head of Ventures:

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 UQCareers 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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