MQ Reading Clinic Administrative Assistant

Sydney, Australia
$62,021.00 - $66,845.00
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
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 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.

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

Macquarie's Faculty of Human Sciences holds a distinctive place on the global stage. With several internationally acclaimed centres producing ground-breaking research in linguistics, psychology, cognitive science and education. Our Faculty is a place of passionate educators and unbridled discovery. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities including the Australian Hearing Hub, we work together to investigate and answer some of the big questions about what makes us human.

Department of Cognitive Science

The Department of Cognitive Science carries out research, teaching and PhD supervision across a wide range of domains of cognitive science, including memory, language, belief formation, perception, action and reading. The Department hosts the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) and is well-equipped to conduct cutting-edge human neuroscience research.

The Role

We are seeking an articulate and professional person to provide administrative support to the Macquarie Reading Clinic.

You will have excellent organisational skills and be confident dealing with people over the phone and in person. 

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 1 page) which addresses the criteria below and upload this along with your CV as part of the application process:


  • Demonstrated experience with front facing customer service.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in addition to the ability to manage confidential matters with integrity and discretion
  • A consistent track record of delivering high quality work and being accountable for the successful completion of tasks within realistic timeframes


  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of administrative support in a clinical practice.
  • Previous experience in using FrontDesk (or other practice management software)

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

Salary Package: From $62,021.00 - $66,845.00 p.a. (Level 4), plus 9.5% employer's superannuation

Appointment Type: Full-time, Fixed-Term until April 2019

Specific Role Enquiries: Erin Banales

General Recruitment Enquiries: Megan Elliott

Applications close:  Sunday 30 April 2017 at 11.55pm AEST

Position Description: Clinic Administration Assistant PD

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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