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Vacant Student Roles at QUT Guild

Join the vibrant team at QUT Guild – be part of a dynamic community dedicated to enhancing student life.

How to apply

Applications for current vacancies will close on 15 May. Submit your EOI to with the subject line: Casual Vacancy – [Role you’re applying for].

Please provide:

  • Your full name
  • Student number
  • Email address
  • Proof of enrolment from QUT Virtual
  • Resume & cover letter

Current vacancies

President

As President at QUT Guild, you are responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Guild for the duration of your term, per the Constitution and Regulations.

This is a paid position requiring 25-35 hours per week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the Guild can fulfil its objectives for the given year.
  • Communicating with QUT Administration regarding all Guild related matters.
  • Communicating with students regarding any issues they are having on campus and developing strategies to get a desirable outcome for them alongside the SRC.
  • Representing the rights and interests of all students at QUT.
  • Presenting policy and initiatives to relevant university stakeholders.
  • Sitting on high-level university committees.
  • Ensuring that the SRC members sit on all University committees.
  • Managing conflicts which may arise in the workplace.

Vice President (Secretary)

As Secretary, you are responsible for administrative support at QUT Guild. You will be working closely with the President and Treasurer to assist with strategies, day to day tasks and effective liaising within the workplace.

This is a paid position requiring 25-35 hours per week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Executive management of Student Representative Council members.
  • Assessing productive work of the SRC in the workplace.
  • Coordinating the day-to-day administrative operations of the SRC.
  • Managing conflicts in the workplace.
  • Compiling a list of executives and faculty members’ contact.
  • Coordinating with the Marketing team and SRC for availability and rostering for Guild events, initiatives and stakeholder events.
  • Responsible for convening and giving notice of meetings of the SRC and the Executive Committee meetings in accordance to the Constitution and Regulations.
  • Preparing meeting agendas of the SRC and the Executive Committee.

Vice President (Treasurer)

As the Treasurer, you are responsible for the general financial services of QUT Guild.

This is a paid position requiring 25-35 hours per week.

Key responsibilities:

  • Chairing the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) committees.
  • Overseeing the expenditure of SSAF in accordance with the SSAF regulations.
  • Implementing the SSAF budget of the Guild.
  • Acting in accordance with the constitution and regulations.
  • Approving the SSAF expenditure by the executive.
  • Looking into external grants, partnerships and sponsorships for Guild initiatives.

Engagement Officer

As the Campus Engagement Officer for the QUT Guild, you will be a key player in creating a vibrant and inclusive campus community. This dynamic role involves developing and implementing initiatives that enhance student engagement, foster a sense of belonging, and contribute to the overall well-being of the students at QUT.

This is a paid student position requiring 11 hours per week. Hours may increase at peak times throughout the semester.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with policies and strategies to further engage students in their university life.
  • Promoting the actions and activities of all affiliated bodies of the QUT Student Guild.
  • Working in collaboration with the QUT Student Guild, Events Coordinator to facilitate engagement activities.
  • Communicating with Students about the Guild and informing them on how to become involved.
  • Creating working relationships with QUT student engagement departments.
  • Carrying out such other duties as from time to time may be prescribed by the SRC or the Executive Committee.

Business and Law Councillor

As the QUT Guild’s Business and Law Councillor, you will be the voice of all students enrolled in any Business & Law units to the SRC.

This is an unpaid, student volunteer position.

Key responsibilities:

  • Representing the views of students enrolled in their faculty to the SRC.
  • Liaising with relevant members of the executive committee regarding issues of students enrolled in their faculty.
  • Circulating information from the guild and promoting the guild and its services amongst students enrolled in their faculty.
  • Monitoring issues of students enrolled in their faculty both within the guild and the university and advising the executive committee and the SRC on developments and needs in this area.
  • Filling any Guild positions on QUT faculty specific boards or committees.
  • Liaising with QUT faculty staff on behalf of the guild and students.
  • Carrying out such other duties from time to time that may be prescribed by the SRC.
  • Councillors shall be entitled to use Guild sources that are necessary to enable them to carry out their duties pursuant to the constitution and regulations.