Faculty Engagement Manager, Faculty of Business and Economics

Sydney, Australia
23 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 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, Corporate Engagement and Advancement is accountable for achieving the strategic goals for the University with regards to domestic student recruitment, corporate engagement, incubation and entrepreneurship, advancement and the Macquarie University brand. The portfolio works in conjunction with Faculties to ensure potential engagement opportunities align with the academic mission and vision.

Due to an expansion in our Corporate Engagement office, we are currently seeking a Faculty Engagement Manager to join our professional and energetic team. Reporting to the Executive Director, Corporate Engagement, you will support the implementation of the University's Corporate Engagement strategy and the Faculty’s engagement strategy in partnership with the Faculty of Business & Economics, to advance the University's research, learning and teaching outcomes.

This exciting new role will utilise your experience and skills in identifying and developing partnership opportunities to enable the Faculty and the University to meet their objectives.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 3 pages) which addresses the below selection criteria, and upload this and your CV as part of the application process.

  • Degree and/or relevant experience in business, management or related discipline
  • Demonstrated understanding of corporate engagement, relationship management and project management principles
  • Successful track record in negotiating, preparing and managing partnership agreements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience in influencing and negotiating with stakeholders both internal and external to the organisation
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate complex information to a range of audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating/ managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated experience working in multi-faceted and complex organisations

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

Salary Package: From $115,570 to $122,061 p.a. (HEW Level 9), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position.

Specific Role Enquiries: Dr Paul Hogan, Executive Director, Corporate Engagement paul.hogan@mq.edu.au 

General Recruitment Enquiries: Lizzy Nguyen, HR Administrator, lizzy.nguyen@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Sunday 10 December 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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