An exciting opportunity for an experienced Program Coordinator to join our dynamic and active team.
• From $76,917 to $87,443 (HEW 5) p.a. plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading • Appointment Type: Full-time, Fixed Term Contract until 31 December 23 with potential for this position to be on-going. • Location: Based at Wallumattagal Campus, North Ryde
As the Widening Participation Program Coordinator, you be responsible for implementing initiatives which target increased access, participation and success in Higher Education for potential domestic undergraduate students from Low SES backgrounds, regional and remote areas and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
More specifically the role entails:
We are seeking an enthusiastic project manager who has a genuine passion for educational equity.
In return, you as a Macquarie University staff member will enjoy competitive pay plus a range of salary packaging options and other benefits including:
You have a solutions-focused attitude, excellent communication skills and thrive working in a collaborative team environment. You are proactive, enjoy working with diverse student cohorts, are experienced in coordinating projects, and are driven to achieve excellence in the workplace. You are committed to educational equity with a desire to make a difference in the lives of young people. Experience in school and/or tertiary educational settings is highly desirable.
The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways) within the DVC-A portfolio develops and drives the University's strategy for building and enhancing entry and progression pathways and, with the Pro-Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching, leads the ongoing improvement of academic offerings at Macquarie. The Widening Participation Unit (WPU) within that portfolio works to meet the University's commitment to the national widening participation agenda with the aim to improve access and increase participation in Higher Education by students from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented (low socio-economic status, regional and remote, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander). The WPU is funded by the Federal Government's Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP).
Directed by the Senior Program Coordinator you will;
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
This position requires a paid employee Working with Children Check (WWCC).
HOW TO APPLY
If being part of an inclusive, vibrant, team-orientated organisation is something you are passionate about we encourage you to apply.
General enquiries can be sent to Melissa Wong, Widening Participation Unit Administrator: [email protected] using the subject line Widening Participation Program Coordinator.
To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter that tells us how you meet the Key Responsibilities and Skills & Experience listed above.
If you need any support or reasonable adjustments through this recruitment process, please let us know so we can provide the support you need.
If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, [email protected], 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.
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