University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Senior Engagement Officer, Faculty of EAIT

Australia

Expired

  • Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

  • Join a university ranked in the world's top 50

  • Plan for your future with a generous 17% superannuation allowance

  • Full-time (100%), fixed-term position through to October 2025

  • Based at St Lucia location

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you will have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    In this role, the Senior Engagement Officer will contribute to the strategic communications, marketing, events and engagement initiatives for the EAIT Employability Team.

    The role brings together all aspects of the team's work and will drive the exposure and awareness of the team's brand.

    You will work in conjunction with the Events and Administration Officer, and report to the Industry Relationships Coordinator, EAIT Employability.

    Key responsibilities will include:

    Engagement Programs and Events

  • Lead the EAIT Employability events strategy, in conjunction with the Industry Relationship Coordinator, to align with Faculty and team objectives.

  • Facilitate EAIT Employability's involvement in key student engagement programs, including, but not limited to the annual events program and Industry Mentoring program.

  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the Faculty and UQ to achieve engagement priorities.

  • Work with the Industry Relationship Coordinator to establish and maintain effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, seeking opportunities for collaboration and engagement.

  • Contribute to the portfolio of strategic relationships with existing and new external clients, with a key focus on building employability related opportunities offered to students through the team.

  • Coordinate student ambassador involvement in annual events program

  • Represent the team at engagement events as needed, which may require attending events outside normal working hours.

  • Marketing and Communication

  • Write, edit and deliver engaging marketing materials and digital content initiatives that align with the Faculty and team's strategic priorities and operational plans.

  • Lead the delivery of EAIT Employability's marketing and communications strategy.

  • Lead website and digital presence, including the digital integration and promotional content of career-readiness programs, work integrated learning course requirements and event initiatives.

  • Coordinate all formal internal and external communications for the team.

  • Information Management

  • Record and collate data associated with events and engagement activities.

  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of engagement programs and events.

  • Systems and Processes

  • Contribute to the continual improvement of systems and processes of all aspects of the EAIT Student Employability Team's remit.
  • This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position through to October 2025.

    At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,099.39 - $94,512.08, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $103,076.28 - $110,579.13 annually. As these roles are covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases in line with the Enterprise Agreement.

    About You

  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience or extensive experience in marketing and communications, events, business or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects and engagement activities in a fast-paced environment, including planning, administration, budgeting and risk management.

  • Ability to compile data, develop reports and infographics, draft documents and integrate information from a variety of sources accurately and timely.

  • Proactive team member with the ability to work collaboratively, to prioritise work requirements, work autonomously when appropriate, consult appropriately and respond to direction as required.

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills with a strong client focus.

  • Commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.

  • Flexibility to work outside normal work hours if required.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Adobe suite. Strong preference for software and CRMs such as InDesign and Vision6.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mrs Olivia Dwyer, Industry Relationships Coordinator via [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close 22 May 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-38380). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday 29 May 2024.

    Job details

    Title

    Senior Engagement Officer, Faculty of EAIT

    Employer

    University of Queensland

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 22, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Architecture and Design,Computer Science,Business and Economics,Engineering

    About the employer

    The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. UQ strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. For more than a century, this university has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

    Since it was founded in Brisbane in 1909, UQ has provided exceptional study experiences, research excellence and collaborative partnerships, coupled with an unforgettable lifestyle and stunning climate, to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world. With 3 campuses and more than 40 teaching and research sites, UQ is the perfect place to teach, research and study. Take advantage of the extensive UQ features including the largest research library in Queensland, hundreds of quality study spaces, several museums, a theatre, 11 college residences, and magnificent sporting facilities, such as swimming pools, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, Olympic-standard running tracks, and gymnasiums.

    Our high-quality range of around 390 undergraduate and postgraduate programs is one of the most comprehensive in Australia, providing students with the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge and industry placements informed by UQ’s world-leading research. UQ’s 6 faculties, 8 globally recognised research institutes and 100+ research centres attract an interdisciplinary community of more than 2,000 scientists, social scientists and engineers, who continue UQ’s tradition of research leadership.

    As you enjoy Queensland’s stunning campuses and climate, you can also make the most of the University’s proximity to many natural wonders – including beautiful beaches, lush rainforests, outback deserts, the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the largest sand island in the world – and visit stunning tourist attractions within an hour’s drive, such as the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Byron Bay, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and the world-famous ‘Australia Zoo’. Within Australia, Brisbane is renowned as a friendly and affordable city, with plenty of dining and entertainment attractions, and was ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Liveability Index as the world’s 18th most liveable city, achieving a perfect score for education and healthcare.

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