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Manager, Student and Academic Administration

Apply now Job No:512623
Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 08 ($100,264.90 - $112,583.95)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing
Location: St Lucia

School of Economics

UQ’s School of Economics is a leading provider of economics education in Australia, and ranks in the top 50 among Economics departments worldwide for its research.

Located on the St Lucia campus as part of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, the School is home to more than 1800 domestic and international students, 17 professional staff and 70 active teaching and research staff. Its accomplished scholars claim a large share of Australia’s economics honours, national teaching awards, competitive research grants, fellowships, publications and media coverage. The School also has an established research centre and an active seminar and visitor program, providing exposure to researchers from around the world.

 About This Opportunity

As the Manager, Student and Academic Administration you will lead a team of staff engaged in student and academic administration, providing comprehensive and timely advice on complex student and academic administration matters. Your role is integral in providing advice and formulating recommendations on policy and procedural matters pertaining to student and coursework program administration, in consultation with the Faculty Student and Academic Administration Manager.

Contributing to the updating of School program and course information in addition to developing and implementing effective systems for managing student administration matters within the School, will be a key aspect of your role. A full list of the key responsibilities is located in the position description.

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

Boasting experience in successfully leading staff to achieve desired outcomes whilst providing high quality client service, you will ideally possess an undergraduate degree, with subsequent relevant experience in a tertiary education institution. A proven ability to interpret, develop and implement policy relating to student and/or academic administration is essential to the role.

Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with demonstrated ability to draft detailed reports, perform statistical analysis, problem solve and use sound judgement are desired skills that will be integral to your success in the 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 8.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $100,264.90 - $112,583.95, plus 17% super. The total FTE package will be in the range $117,309.93 - $131,723.21.

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 512623_Manager, Student and Academic Administration_PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Carol Bell. 

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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