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Coordinator, Admissions

Apply now Job No:511931
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($87,022.69 - $94,885.99)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Coordinator, Admissions, Academic Services Division

The Academic Services Division’s mission is to provide expert information, direction and professional service to support the University’s student and academic activities.

Admissions – administers policies for the admission of undergraduate and postgraduate applicants through work with internal and external stakeholders, responds to prospective student enquiries, contributes to the production of University admissions publications and undertakes other admissions related functions such as support for the Enhanced Studies Program.

About This Opportunity

The Coordinator, Admissions will manage a team of staff who provide support for the University’s domestic undergraduate and postgraduate admissions processes and Enhanced Studies Program in accordance with University policy and procedures, legislative requirements, and approved business practices. The role will provide high quality advice on admissions and proactively engage with stakeholders to ensure Admissions meet current and emerging needs. The incumbent will work closely with the Manager, Admissions to monitor services and support continuous improvement of the processes and services provided by Admissions.

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

As our ideal candidate you will hold a degree with at least four (4) years subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

You will have experience in effective staff management in a high volume, service orientated environment, including the successful planning, organising, performance management, and development of staff.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability and experience in providing secretariat support to committees and working groups, including the preparation of agendas, minutes and action items, undertaking investigation and research into matters.

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 continuing position at HEW level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $87,022 - $94,885, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $101,816 - $111,016.

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 511931_Admissions Coordinator_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Mark Ewen. Associate Director, Academic Services Division via email on

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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