Administration Officer / Receptionist

  • Full-time, permanent position
  • Based in Herston
  • Attractive salary packaging & superannuation options

About QIMR Berghofer:

QIMR Berghofer is a world-leading translational medical research institute focused on improving health by developing new diagnostics, better treatments and prevention strategies, specifically in the areas of cancer, infectious diseases, mental health and complex disorders. Based in Herston, Brisbane and working in close collaboration with clinicians and other research institutes, QIMR Berghofer is home to more than 600 scientists, students and support staff.

About the team:

The Administration team provides general support and administrative assistance to the Support Division and other groups within QIMR Berghofer.


Role Purposes / Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of this role are:

Provide professional reception/switchboard services and act as a first point of contact for visitors to QIMR Berghofer;

Assist with a range of general administrative activities including:

  • High volume mail handling
  • Stationery ordering and delivery
  • Word processing and data entry
  • Copying and collating documents
  • Taking meeting minutes


About You:

To be successful in this role, previous experience in a busy reception environment is essential (experience in a large corporate or hospitality environment would be well regarded). You will possess a recognised qualification in office administration (or equivalent experience) and have a good understanding of administrative systems and processes. You will pride yourself on giving excellent customer service and possess good communication and organisational skills, with high attention to detail. Good computer skills, including knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) are required.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Bonus Superannuation
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
  • Supportive/collaborative team environment

Salary range is $46,013 - $55,825 p.a. plus super and salary packaging. This is a permanent, full-time appointment.

Click on the “Apply” button on the positions vacant page.

Applications should address the selection criteria and include curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications, and the names and contact details of three professional referees.

13 August 2017
Contact Julie Walker - julie.walker@qimrberghofer.edu.au