Sessional Academic Staff Unit Administrator

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
$77,894 - $85,982
24 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2016
Contract Type
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 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. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

In the Faculty of Business and Economics we are highly engaged with the world around us, applying our knowledge to make a positive impact. Working with our corporate partners, students and alumni, we create and share research that addresses business and societal challenges. We attract independent thinkers from all corners of the globe and draw on our international connections to improve the lives of communities worldwide. Our courses are recognised by key industry bodies and include the country's longest-running and most highly regarded actuarial studies and finance programs.

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

The Role 

The Sessional Academic Staff Unit (SASU) conducts a range of activities to support the work and development of our Faculty's 200 plus sessional academic staff.  Central to this role is the provision of a relational data base containing records used by many FBE staff for recruitment and reporting. 

SASU is seeking an experienced and motivated Administrator whom can improve the services provided to casual academic staff, along with providing information and advice to support the departments in decision making.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position applicants must respond to the selection criteria below in a separate document and attach it in the online application process. 

  • Demonstrated relevant experience in administration or business;  
  • Demonstrated experience in building and managing effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated skill and experience in providing advice and support to staff;
  • Demonstrated experience in data collection and reporting on performance against objectives;
  • Well developed, written and verbal English language communication skills;
  • Good Computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Internet.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

Position Description: Download File Department_Administrator_PD_SASU_Final 112016.pdf

Salary Package: from $77,894 - $85,982 (Level 6), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Gordon Brooks on

General Recruitment Enquiries: Alexander Righton on

Application Deadline: 11:55pm, Thursday 15 December 2016

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