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Careers and Engagement Support Officer

Apply now Job No:512412
Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 05 ($70,796.58 - $78,852.96)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

Faculty of Business, Economics & Law

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) incorporates three schools – UQ Business School, the School of Economics and the Law School – and two research centres – the Australian Institute for Business and Economics (AIBE) and the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health (CBEH).

With more than 450 staff and 12,000 enrolled students, including 5600 international students, the BEL Faculty is UQ’s largest. To learn more about the BEL Faculty, please visit

About This Opportunity

As the Careers and Engagement Support Officer, your role includes the provision of administrative and engagement support to the Career Services Team and BEL Education where appropriate, in all activities related to the development, implementation and coordination of careers and employability activities for students from within the Faculty.

You will have varied responsibilities in the areas of student engagement, programs and events, information management and administration which includes but is not limited to:

  • With support from the Marketing, Communications and Events Team, coordinate all communications and marketing activities for the Careers Team.
  • Supporting the Careers Advisors to establish and maintain effective relationships, both internally and externally
  • Representing the team at engagement events
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of engagement programs and events
  • Coordinating the program and administrative collaboration requirements between BEL Careers, key Faculty Teams and the Student Employability Centre
  • Contributing to continual improvement of systems and processes within the BEL Careers Team remit

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

Holding an undergraduate degree, preferably in business, you should boast experience in student engagement and marketing, and have a passion for supporting students to achieve career success. With a strong customer service ethos and experience in stakeholder engagement, it is integral to the role that you possess excellent communication skills.

Prior demonstrated experience in delivering engaging communications and activities, both web, social media and print, as well as in-person and online events is essential to the role. You will be able to prioritise you workload in a time-critical environment and have the skills to work independently. High levels of digital literacy skills, including experience using the Microsoft Suite and relevant programs including Vision6 are a requirement for this role.

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 5.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $70,796.58 - $78,852.96 plus 17% super. The total FTE package will be in the range $81,207.84 - $90,448.98.

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

Download File 512412_Careers and Engagement Support Officer_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Tillie Walsh.

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. 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 UQ Careers 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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