Recruitment Coordinator

Sydney, Australia
$85,145 to $92,315 p.a.
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Uniquely located in the heart of Australia's largest high-tech precinct, Macquarie University brings together 40,000 students and 3,000 staff in one thriving hub of discovery. Our campus spans 126 hectares, with open green space that gives our community the freedom to think and grow. We are home to fantastic facilities including a gym and pools, private teaching hospital and a high-tech library, with excellent transport links to the city and suburbs, supported by an on-campus train station.

Our students are considered partners and co-creators in their learning experience. Over AU$1 billion has recently been invested in our facilities and infrastructure so our students and staff can thrive in an environment that is inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies. Their courses are linked to the latest research discoveries and connected with industry partners through internships and work placements. With over 300 leading companies in the neighbouring high-tech precinct, our students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers, while our staff have access to outstanding research and innovation opportunities with some of the world's leading organisations.

We are recognised globally for excellence in areas including research, teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities and innovation. In fact, we are ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world, and with a 5-star QS rating, we are renowned for producing graduates that are among the most sought after professionals in the world.

The Future Students team develops and implements strategies and initiatives aimed at attracting and engaging prospective students to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Macquarie.

The Role

The Recruitment Coordinator (Undergraduate), reporting to the Associate Director, Undergraduate Future Students, will design, develop, implement and review initiatives, events and programs aimed at promoting the University to our target audiences and increasing student numbers. They will represent the University and/or coordinate the University's contribution to student recruitment events, initiatives and programs, providing advice to prospective students on the University's courses, admissions and selection processes. Working in collaboration with the Market Analyst, the Recruitment Coordinator will identify prospective market opportunities, and provide recommendations to senior management on initiatives to maximise these opportunities.

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:

  • Degree and/or equivalent experience in marketing or related discipline and/or equivalent experience
  • Well-developed ability to influence and persuade key stakeholders with experience building and managing relationships, partnerships and developing networks
  • Demonstrated skill and experience developing and implementing marketing campaigns, programs and initiatives including the ability to identify issues, develop resolution strategies
  • Proven ability to manage large scale events and projects concurrently
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet tight deadlines

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

Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.

Salary Package: From $85,145 to $92,315 p.a. (HEW Level 7), plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

Specific Role Enquiries: Caroline Taouk, Associate Director, Undergraduate Future Students at or 02 9850 7382

General Recruitment Enquiries: Patsy Moss, HR Administrator at or 02 9850 9821

Applications Close: Sunday 9 April 2017 at 11.55pm

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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