Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead

Macquarie University
March 10, 2024
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Campus Life is seeking a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Lead to join our dynamic and committed team.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this role will lead and support the design, development, integration, and implementation of U@MQ's diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) Plan that is aligned to U@MQ's objectives and services.

You will be responsible for supporting the Campus Life team to embed diversity and inclusion principles into all aspects of our business. In the process, you will positively impact the lives of students, staff and the wider community and effect change across a broad range of programs, initiatives, and ways of working.


You are committed to diversity and inclusion, and value environments that create a sense of belonging. You know how to work effectively with stakeholders, including those with differing levels of awareness and beliefs, and like to make connections and build relationships. You are a critical thinker and creative problem solver who knows how to leverage opportunities and influence change. You demonstrate initiative, have the ability to work independently, and are driven to achieve excellence in the workplace. You also share our organisational values of Courage, Agility, Rigour, Empowerment and Support (CARES) and commit to these being visible in your actions and words.

In addition, you will meet the following selection criteria:

  • Relevant qualification and/or extensive experience in relevant field

  • Demonstrated experience in the design, development and implementation of equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives, including those that drive customer participation, especially for underrepresented groups, in a diverse and complex environment

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and effectively with Senior Leaders, Managers, and diverse stakeholder groups, including diversity partners, to enhance the customer experience and engagement levels

  • Understanding of best practice in supporting Senior Leaders, Managers, and staff in the integration of the DEIB Plan and the potential impact that may have on other business areas

  • Ability to apply knowledge of project management and change management principles to meet key deliverables

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and well-developed computer literacy skills

  • Regulatory requirements :

  • Criminal history check

  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia


    U@MQ Ltd is a controlled entity of Macquarie University known as Campus Life. Campus Life is a seven-days' a week operation, providing a range of services and programs for students, staff, visitors, and local community with a remit to “bring life to our campus” and provide a balance between academic and non- academic life.

    We are a vibrant, driven, and collaborative organisation that plays a pivotal role in both the student and staff experience and contributes positively to our local communities. We have a vision to be custodians of creating a sense of belonging at Macquarie University.

    At Campus Life we believe in a diverse, robust, and supportive work environment. We know our capacity to drive progressive change and offer excellent programs and services is increased when our team has a diversity of backgrounds and experience. We are committed to our people, we embrace diversity, and welcome our people just as they are.

    Our Benefits include:

  • Complementary Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre gym access

  • Ongoing education and professional development opportunities

  • Access to our staff wellbeing program and staff support services

  • Working on a vibrant parkland campus, with a huge variety of food & beverage outlets, and general practice & hospital amenities

  • Access to discounted corporate health insurance and employee flu shot program

  • Full access to the University's Library

  • Staff discounts at Campus Life operated hospitality outlets.

  • If being part of an inclusive, vibrant, team orientated organisation is something you are passionate about we encourage you to apply.

    To be considered for this position, you must submit a cover letter addressing the listed criteria in the About You section above.

    Contact Rhoanne Miguel at [email protected] for general enquiries if you need any support or reasonable adjustments through this recruitment process.

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    10/03/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

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    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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