PACE Program Co-ordinator

Sydney, Australia
$87,699 - $95,084 p.a.
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part 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. 

Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) is a University-wide initiative designed to provide all undergraduate students with experiential learning opportunities with a range of local, regional and international partners.  By completing a PACE unit, which is a compulsory requirement of all undergraduate degrees, students contribute to partner organisational goals and develop skills and capabilities while gaining academic credit towards their degree. 

The PACE initiative is a key differentiator of the University's curriculum for current and potential students. PACE units provide students with practical work experience enabling them to improve their readiness for work and contribute to the community as active citizens. PACE Local and Regional Program (LAR) Team is a centrally positioned team with roles critical to the ongoing delivery and quality assurance of the PACE Local and Regional Program across the five faculties. 

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

The Role 

PACE is seeking an engaged, highly motivated, and innovative program coordinator to join the PACE LAR team.  Reporting to the LAR Manager, the successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and will demonstrate a capacity to identify and take leadership and ownership of key initiatives which contribute to and ensure the development, effective delivery, monitoring and continuous improvement of the PACE program.

The PACE LAR Coordinator's key accountabilities will focus on developing and improving of essential governance and business processes which underpin the operations of the front-line faculty PACE teams; developing resources and business solutions and providing support services to these teams; and building and maintaining strong relationships with other key internal and external stakeholders.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please apply online with your CV and cover letter (1-2 pages) addressing the selection criteria below:

  • High level interpersonal and communications skills and experience building a collaborative and strong service based team culture
  • Demonstrated capacity to build and sustain effective relationships and partnerships with a wide range of key internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge of project management principles and demonstrated experience in delivering successful project outcomes
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop practical solutions to complex problems
  • Experience developing, reviewing, and implementing strategies to support program growth, its quality assurance, and continuous improvement

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

Salary Package:  From $87,699 - $95,084 p.a. (pro rata), (Level 7), plus employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: part-time (4 days per week), fixed-term up to 31 December 2018

Specific Role Enquiries: Katarina Hall, Manager Local and Regional Support Services on (Monday – Friday) or +61 2 9850 4061 (Monday – Wednesday)

General Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Hayes, HR Consultant on

Applications Close: Sunday, 2 April 2017 at 11.55 pm

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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