Project Officer

Sydney, Australia
22 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing the Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet.

The Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Vice-Chancellor portfolio oversees the resources, operations and infrastructure of the University and creates an operating environment conducive to research excellence, high quality learning and teaching and stakeholder engagement.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Role

With a keen eye for detail and excellent organisational skills, you will provide support for the implementation of major projects within the Chief Operating Officer & DVC portfolio. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your relationship management skills, while you liaise with key stakeholders across the university to coordinate and progress project activities.

Working closely with the Executive Manager you will also provide administrative support and assist in researching, collecting data and drafting papers and reports for the success of these projects.

This is an exciting opportunity and all the essential elements are in place for you to use your skills and experience across projects, relationships and administration to work within a dynamic environment across a diverse portfolio.

Selection Criteria:

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 3 pages) which addresses the criteria below and upload this and your CV as part of the application process:

  • Experience in providing project administration support.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing administrative systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience building and maintaining key stakeholder relationships.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with demonstrated experience communicating effectively with individuals at all levels.

Salary Package: $77,894-$85,982 (HEW Level 6) plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, 12 month fixed-term appointment.

Closing Date: Sunday 4 December at 11.55pm EDST

Specific Role Enquiries: Casey Windrum, Executive Manager on  

General Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Mesiti, HR Consultant on

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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