Business and Administration Officer

Sydney, Australia
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Salary Package: HEW Level 7 – 92,143 to $99,903 plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Full time, fixed term contract to 31 December 2019.

The Role

We are seeking a full time Business and Administration Officer to join the Centre for Emotional Health. Working closely with the Centre Director, in this standalone role you will identify business opportunities, contribute to the Centre’s strategic business plan and promote the Centre’s activities (including the Cool Kids program, an internationally renowned treatment for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders).

A key responsibility is developing, coordinating and promoting the centre’s programs and events for the ongoing growth of the Centre (e.g., look for growth opportunities, understand industry trends and their implications, make recommendations for appropriate service positioning and be able to negotiate with stakeholders.) Other activities include contract management (including international clients), meeting coordination, minute taking, liaising with finance team and account management.

About You

You have a background in marketing, communication and/or event management and a good head for business. You can identify new business opportunities and use your proven ability to build strong relationships to get the deal done. You are innovative, always thinking up new ways to generate interest and grow business. You are organised and love planning events and activities.

About Us

Centre for Emotional Health concentrates on the understanding, treatment and prevention of anxiety, depression and related mental health problems. Internationally renowned for our research into anxiety, including several ‘world-first’ findings, we have a special focus on children and families but also conduct research that focuses on emotional disorders and wellbeing across the lifespan.

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve 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 to the selection criteria below:

  • Demonstrated skill developing and implementing business plans and strategies;
  • Demonstrated skill and experience developing and implementing marketing plans and initiatives;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Demonstrated skill and experience building and managing relationships and partnerships
  • Experience with social media platforms, website management and content generation for electronic direct mail communication.

This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with Macquarie University health requirements and requires a current and valid Working with Children Check Clearance for NSW. You may also have to satisfy Macquarie University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).

Position Description: PD Business and University Administration Officer_August 2017

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Jennie Hudson

General Enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah at

Applications Close: 11th November 2018 at 11:55 pm EST

Location: North Ryde/ Macquarie Park

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.

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