Project Coordinator, Student Volunteering University of Queensland, Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Australia

Project Coordinator, Student Volunteering

Job no:505550

Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($75,957.07 - $81,714.50)

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) (DVCA) is a member of The University’s senior executive, and is responsible for the University’s commitment to providing high-quality teaching and learning, and enhancing the UQ student experience.


The Student Services Directorate is part of the Student Affairs Division, which also comprises the Health Service and UQ Student Employability Centre. The Student Employability Centre is custodian of the UQ Student Employability Strategy, and coordinates and promotes the distinctive features of the UQ student experience including the ‘UQ Employability Award’, leadership, global mobility and undergraduate research experiences, and provides supports to enable students to translate, articulate and transfer these experiences into the workplace.


The objective of Student Services is to provide a range of services and support functions that enhance the student experience and assist in ensuring student success.


The role
Working in partnership with the Project Coordinators for Student Representatives and Student Mentoring and key internal stakeholders, this position will develop and maximise volunteering / mentoring opportunities for students.


Student Services offers over 1000 volunteering opportunities for students. These opportunities are designed to enhance the volunteers own sense of belonging, employability and enjoyment of UQ, while delivering support and engagement for other members of the UQ student community. This position will increase engagement and support from and for the various mentoring and volunteering initiatives that UQ offers for students within the UQ community. This will be done through a collaborative approach with volunteer program leaders and supporting the recruitment, training and recognition of students that participate in volunteering for the UQ Community.


This position will steer development of a coordinated web presence that streamlines student access to mentoring/volunteering opportunities, programs, recruitment, training and resources.


This position will also develop in collaboration relevant procedures, guidelines, KPIs and reporting systems to ensure the success and continuous improvement of the program.


The person
The successful applicant will have completed an undergraduate degree, or an equivalent combination of at least three- four years relevant experience and/or education/training.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including an ability to negotiate and work in collaboration with many partners.


You will have direct experience of managing, supporting and training volunteers.


Experience in the development and delivery of projects and initiatives designed to improve the student experience within a higher education environment and/or development and delivery of community volunteering or mentoring initiatives would be a real advantage.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.


This role is a full-time position.


Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $75,957.07 - $ 81,714.50 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $83,172.99 - $89,477.38 p.a.).


Position Description
Project Coordinator, Student Volunteering.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Sybilla Wilson on +61 7 3365 3484 or


To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


For information on completing the application process click here.


You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Advertised: 28 Dec 2018

Applications close: 13 Jan 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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