Residential Life Events Officer

Macquarie University
February 08, 2023
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Assist in the planning and delivery of events and initiatives aimed at engaging our student residents.


Reporting to the Accommodation Program Manager, we are seeking an organised, enthusiastic, motivated individual with the ability to deliver premium customer service and events to our student residents. This includes:

  • Planning and coordinating a calendar of events aimed at fostering personal growth and academic success of our residents and a respectful culture and sense of belonging within our community.
  • Developing online and face to face promotional strategy for events to engage and increase participation from our residents.
  • Obtain feedback and satisfaction rates from residents to evaluate and review the residential life program offering for continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate the operational execution of events including liaising with third party providers, set up and pack down and instructions for event assistants.

    Opened in February 2021, we are a 342-bedroom on-campus student accommodation facility located in the heart of Macquarie University Campus. Our Accommodation Services team manages and supports the accommodation facility, building a safe, supportive and inclusive community for our student residents so they can focus on making life-long friendships and succeed in their studies.

    We are committed to our people, we embrace diversity and welcome our people just as they are. Come join us and be part of a dynamic and committed team and positively impact the lives of our students, staff, and community.

    Our Benefits

  • Complementary Macquarie University Sport & Aquatic Centre gym access
  • Staff discounts at Campus Life operated hospitality and retail outlets
  • Ongoing development and mentoring opportunities
  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave and additional leave days.
  • 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 free employee flu shot program

    You are passionate about fostering a welcoming and inclusive community where students can thrive and meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated skill and experience in event planning, promotions and activations.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to engage and relate to people from diverse backgrounds with excellent intercultural communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience working with social media content.
  • This role requires a current Working with Children Check and Criminal History Check and the right to work in Australia.

    Due to the nature of this role, there maybe be a requirement for work to be performed after hours and some weekends.


    Apply now to be considered, submit your cover letter and CV as part of the online application process.

    For any role specific queries please contact Ana Harcourt via email [email protected]

    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.

    Applications Close:

    08/02/2023 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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