Development & Communications Manager - Women in Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) comprises the Schools of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Mining Engineering, and the Advanced Water Management Centre. These units are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work.
The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.
Faculty marketing, communications and outreach activities include web, publications, events, relationship building activities, sponsorship, media liaison, and schools/industry outreach in local, national and international markets.
The position is responsible for a range of marketing, communication, development and outreach activities, which will complement the initiatives and recruitment activities of the Faculty and its Schools. The key objective is to increase the number of women enrolling in UQ's engineering programs, and ultimately to provide engineering dependent industries with increased female participation in professional roles.
The position researches, develops and implements marketing, communication and support strategies for the recruitment of female students into the engineering disciplines to achieve measurable outcomes in support of the Faculty's equity targets. This role will make a significant contribution to positioning UQ as the university of choice for women during their engineering education and beyond.
This position has been funded through a partnership with Rio Tinto, the Australian Power Institute (API), and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The successful candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering plus relevant work experience in an engineering field and demonstrated experience in managing complex projects.
Experience in developing and implementing marketing and communications strategies to achieve measurable outcomes and qualifications or work experience in mentoring or developing women in an educational or work environment would be favourable. The candidate must be able to manage a diverse workload and work independently. Some travel and work outside of core working hours would be required in some instances.
This is a full-time or part-time role (to be negotiated with the successful candidate), fixed term appointment for five (5) years at HEW Level 7. The remuneration package will be in the range $70,969 - $77,621 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $83,034 - $90,817 p.a.).
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