HDR Examinations Coordinator

Sydney, Australia
13 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2017
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 a 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.

The HDR Operations Team is responsible for the management of the full student cycle of research and research training pathway programs for domestic and international candidates. It supports HDR candidates in their enrollment, progression and completion of their Research/Research Pathway Degrees.

The Role:

The Higher Degree Research Examinations Coordinator will play an important role in coordinating and administering all processes associated with thesis completions including examinations and outcomes reporting, as well as providing advice and support to candidates and staff.

Selection Criteria:

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

  • Degree in relevant field and/or equivalent experience in complex administrative environments
  • Previous experience working in an HDR administration or research management environment
  • Experience designing, developing and making recommendations on procedures and systems, preferably in the context of thesis examinations
  • Experience interpreting policies and procedures
  • High level written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills including working with complex databases as well as web-based software applications, Microsoft Office, email, internet

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

Salary Package: from $87,699 – $95,084 per annum (HEW Level 7), plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Barbara Watson, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships on barbara.watson@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Jason Abbott, HR Graduate Intern on jason.abbott@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Thursday, 27 July 2017 at 11:55 pm (AEST)

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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