Dispensary Coordinator

School of Veterinary Science
The University of Queensland
Gatton Australia

The School of Veterinary Science has a rich history having been founded in 1936 and has a reputation for graduating self-reliant, independent and highly capable veterinarians with plenty of initiative and drive. The School has high quality facilities at the UQ Gatton Campus, providing the teaching, research and clinical infrastructure and resources to develop its strong reputation as a leading provider of veterinary training, research and clinical care. The school also maintains a small animal hospital and large animal clinic at Dayboro, north-west of Brisbane.

About This Opportunity

The Dispensary Coordinator is responsible for the procurement and management of drugs, consumables and equipment to UQ VETS. Working with the Dispensary Technician, the Coordinator helps clinical staff by ensuring clinical drugs and consumables are available, researching drugs and products and contributing to compliance and practice management activities.

The role works alongside clinical staff in the Equine, Production and Small Animal Hospitals and contributes to practical clinical training of students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Bachelor of Veterinary Technology programs. The successful appointee will have access to resources and ongoing support to attain qualifications in relevant disciplines, including membership in pharmacology.

This position is located at The University of Queensland’s picturesque Gatton Campus (https://gatton.uq.edu.au/). Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour’s drive west of Brisbane and five kilometers from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere’s largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants must possess qualifications in either Veterinary Science or Pharmacy, and legally have the right to procure drugs under Queensland government legislation. You should also have a strong interest in veterinary pharmacology or practice management.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage (https://staff.uq.edu.au/information-and-services/human-resources/diversity) 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, continuing position at HEW level 6.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $77,400 - $83,267, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities (https://uqsport.com.au), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, free parking, discounted veterinary access, development programs (http://www.uq.edu.au/staffdevelopment/) and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 (https://staff.uq.edu.au/files/20908/enterprise-agreement-2018-2021.pdf).


To discuss this role please contact Dain Heffernan, telephone +61-7-5460-1984 or email d.heffernan@uq.edu.au.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, go to http://search.jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/507699/dispensary-coordinator and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter addressing key selection criteria; Resume.

Applications close: 4 July 2019

Job no: 507699


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