University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Team Leader, Clinical Unit Administration


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  • Greater Brisbane Clinical School

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  • Based at Northside Clinical Unit

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll 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'll 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

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    Supporting the Head of the Clinical Unit, this role is responsible for ensuring the administrative arrangements are in place to support the effective provision of clinical teaching activities, placements, and assessment for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program within the Northside Clinical Unit. The Clinical Unit Team Leader will oversee and coordinate a range of operational functions including the leadership of the student coordination team.

    This role will primarily be based at the Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, but will be required to visit the other sites of the Clinical Unit including the Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals.

    The Clinical Unit Team Leaders and Senior Administration Officers from across the Greater Brisbane Clinical School work together as part of a high performing team to foster a positive, collaborative culture of best practice within the Clinical School, ensuring a strong client service focus for all stakeholders.

    Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership and Management: Support the Head of the Clinical Unit to implement operational plans for teaching and assessments requirements for the MD program at the Clinical Unit.

  • Develop and foster relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including regular liaison with Clinical Unit Team Leaders at other sites.

  • Teaching and Student Support

  • This is a full-time (100%), continuing position.

    At HEW level 7, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $93,254 - $101,680, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $109,107 - $118,966 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

  • A degree in a relevant area with at least four years' relevant education/training and/or extensive relevant management expertise.

  • Relevant work experience in an operations role, preferably within a tertiary education environment or healthcare setting.

  • Demonstrated capability to supervise administration functions.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to be adaptive and innovative in developing and pursuing solutions.

  • Ability to use judgment, act independently and take initiative with minimal direction, yet work effectively as part of a management team.

  • An ability to foster effective working relationships, with a broad range of stakeholders internal and external to the University.

  • 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.

  • Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.

  • 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 Sarah Wishart. For application queries or to obtain a copy of the full position description, 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 Friday 1st December 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-32591). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for the week commencing 4 December 2023.

    Job details


    Team Leader, Clinical Unit Administration


    University of Queensland




    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 01, 2023

    Job type



    Medicine,Social Science

    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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