UQP Indigenous Placement Program: Communications Assistant

University of Queensland Press

UQP is one of Australia's leading publishing houses. Established in 1948 as a wholly owned subsidiary of The University of Queensland, UQP has consistently produced culturally significant works across genres such as fiction, non-fiction and poetry, as well as children's and young adult books.

UQP is known for publishing literary works, poetry and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories. We create books that enrich and inspire readers and make a major contribution to the fabric of arts and literature in Australia and the world. We proudly connect artists, readers, writers and arts organisations and passionately advocate for the value of books to the human experience. UQP is also Queensland's only major publishing house with domestic and international distribution.

About This Opportunity

UQP's Indigenous Placement Program provides a pathway to publishing for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander candidate via an annual placement position. The position provides administrative support to UQP's Marketing and Publicity team and Sales team and the role reports directly to the Marketing and Publicity Manager at UQP.

This position is located at the Long Pocket campus.

Our Ideal Candidate

The University of Queensland is committed to providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This role is part of the University of Queensland's Indigenous Placement Program and is open to only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates. UQP are looking for someone with an interest in books and writing who can address the following selection criteria.

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 recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time fixed term position up to 12 months at HEW level 3.

The full-time base salary will be in the range $53,068.37 - $60,936.38, plus super of up to 9.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


To discuss this role please contact Louise Cornege on louise.cornege@uqp.com.au.

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.