Student Recruitment Coordinator

Sydney, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
25 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 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 Student Recruitment Coordinator (Postgraduate) develops, implements and evaluates initiatives, events and programs to secure future postgraduate coursework and Master of Research student enrolments. They will contribute to student recruitment events and initiatives, providing advice to prospective students on the University’s courses, admissions and selection processes. Working in collaboration with the Market Analyst, the Student 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
  • Demonstrated skill and experience developing and implementing campaigns, programs and initiatives including the ability to identify issues and 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


  • Experience in domestic student recruitment, particularly at a postgraduate level
  • An understanding of the prospective student journey and university admissions process

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

Salary Package:  From $90,330 to $97,937 p.a. (HEW Level 7), plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

Specific Role Enquiries: Julia Phipps, Future Students Manager (Postgraduate) at or 02 9850 5093

General Recruitment Enquiries: Melissa Kruup, HR Consultant at or 02 9850 4880

Applications Close: Wednesday, 25 October 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.