Project Assistant (Student Engagement)

Macquarie University
February 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:$64,305 - $73,413
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:12 month fixed term
Working Time:Full time
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• From $64,305 - $73,413 (HEW Level 3), plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading. • Appointment Type: Full Time, 12 month fixed term contract. • Location: Macquarie University, Wallumattagal Campus, Dharug land, North Ryde


In this role, you will provide project administration for initiatives in the Student Engagement portfolio. This includes front-facing support support for students, families and stakeholders for graduations ceremonies.

Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Support student and stakeholder engagement, planning, and communications as directed.

  • Support project methodology and delivery approach, ensuring appropriate record keeping.

  • Record project activities, milestones and deliverables and prepare data and reports as required.

  • Maintain the risk register for portfolio projects and initiatives.

  • Maintain relevant data and information to inform decision-making on key projects.

  • Contribute to the preparation of project documentation.

  • About Us

    Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Celebrating its 60th year in 2024, it was established as a bold experiment in higher education and designed to break from educational traditions to work in tandem with industry. Institutionally we strive for the extraordinary by challenging convention and embracing different views. Our pioneering culture has encouraged and inspired students, staff and collaborators to break free from conventional thinking, and to actively shape the complex issues that define the future of humanity.

    We rank amongst the top employers in the Australian Workplace Employers Index, having recently earned a five-star rating in the QS World Rankings with the highest rating for employability. Take a look at the staff benefits on offer.

    The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic (DVC-A) is the chief academic officer of the University and is the member of the University Executive with overall responsibility for the planning, quality and delivery of education provided to Macquarie's undergraduate and graduate students.

    Within the DVC(A), the Dean of Students has overall responsibility for student support services and student experience including Student Engagement, Equity, Diversity and Belonging, Complaints and Misconduct and Student Wellbeing Services.

    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 to the selection criteria below:

    Selection Criteria

  • Experience in customer service or administration

  • Experience completing project administration functions, including documentation and communications, with excellent attention to detail

  • Experience using business systems, including databases, and running of reports

  • Ability to build and manage partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Strong customer service focus and ability to work and communicate effectively with others

  • Specific Inquiries: Ri Dixon, Senior Engagement Advisor, [email protected]

    General Inquiries: Bill Egarchos, HR Officer at [email protected]

    Applications Close: Sunday, 25th February 2024, 11:59pm, ADEST

    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:

    25/02/2024 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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