HR Administrator

Macquarie University
February 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$80,753 to $91,815
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Contract Type:fixed-term ole until
Working Time:Full time
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• From $80,753 to $91,815 (HEW Level 5), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading. • Full time fixed-term role until end of May 2024. Based at Wallumattagal campus, North Ryde. • High performing team. Hybrid working arrangement.


The Office of Human Resources is currently seeking for a qualified HR Administrator to join the HR Client Services team.

Reporting to the HR Client Manager you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for HR enquiries from key stakeholders and respond to or escalate as required.
  • Provide advice and guidance to staff and managers on day to day HR matters.
  • Using Workday (HR Management System), administer all actions within the HR lifecycle including recruitment, appointment, variations and terminations.
  • Respond to or escalate queries from candidates about the recruitment and online application and onboarding process.
  • Escalate and refer queries to HR specialist functions (such as payroll, employee relations, organisational development) as appropriate.
  • About You

    As an important part of the HR Client Services team that develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders across the University, your experience gained in a similar role will be essential in providing strong and efficient HR support.

    The ideal candidate will be proactive in resolving or escalating day to day queries regarding HR systems, processes and procedures in a fast-paced and engaging environment.

    Your positive attitude, high attention to detail, approachable demeanour, professionalism and confidentiality will see you thrive in a role where you will be given the opportunity to develop your HR skills and practice, and work in collaboration with a large and professional HR team to achieve shared goals.

    About Us

    Human Resources provides support and advice to all academic and professional staff relating to the attraction, selection, performance, development and remuneration of the University workforce. It also oversees the development of its leadership and management and ensures the University complies with relevant workforce legislation.

    The HR Client Services team develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders across the University and its entities, providing support and advise to staff at all levels within the facilities and offices. Consultation with the HR specialist teams, including Recruitment, Employee Relations, Health and Safety, Organisation and Staff Development and Payroll ensures optimal advice and service delivery, implementation of initiatives and programs aimed at improving HR service and /or meeting specific organisational needs, goals and strategies.

    Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 60 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

    To Apply To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in HR or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Skill and experience in providing advice and support to clients on HR systems, processes and procedures
  • Experience with Workday (HR Management System)
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated administrative and organisational skills including planning, prioritisation, time management and initiative
  • Ability to liaise effectively with staff at all levels within the organisation while maintaining appropriate confidentiality at all times
  • This position requires a criminal record check.

    Role-specific Enquiries: Sarah Bate, Human Resources Manager via [email protected]

    General Enquiries: Rainki Kan, HR Administrator via [email protected]

    Applications Close: Wednesday, 28 February 2024 at 11:59pm (AEST). The University reserves the right to progress applications of suitable candidates prior to the application close date.

    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:

    28/02/2024 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.

    Flexible Work

    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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