Office Manager

Sydney, Australia
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Oct 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 Role

The Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC), Corporate Engagement and Advancement (CEA) is accountable for achieving the strategic goals for the University with regard to corporate engagement, advancement, domestic student recruitment and the Macquarie University brand.

Within the Office, the Corporate Engagement team is responsible for identifying, developing and growing relationships with local, national and international corporate partners to support University goals. This includes leading the Macquarie Park Innovation District.

The Corporate Engagement team is currently seeking a highly organised and dynamic Office Manager. Stepping into this varied role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the office; providing secretarial, administrative and project support; arranging travel and accommodation; preparing correspondence and documentation; responding to queries about the Office and its activities; developing, implementing and or improving administrative systems, processes and procedures; and ensuring the smooth operations of the team.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position, you must submit an updated CV, and a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) which addresses the criteria below:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative and personal/ office support in a fast-paced and complex environment
  • Demonstrated experience providing administration support and service to a large team
  • Demonstrated systematic approach to work and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, at all levels
  • Experience in preparing reports and presentations, and providing support with data analysis and project administration

Salary Package: from $80,231 – $88,561 per annum (HEW 6) plus 17.5% super and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing position.

Specific Role Enquiries: Fiona Reyerink, Executive Manager, Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Corporate Engagement and Advancement)

General Recruitment Enquiries: Lizzy Nguyen, HR Administrator

Applications Close: Sunday 1 October 2017 11.55pm AEST.

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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