Future Students Manager, Postgraduate

Sydney, Australia
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
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 Office develops and implements strategies and initiatives aimed at attracting and engaging prospective domestic students to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Macquarie.

The Role

The Future Students Manager, Postgraduate is responsible for planning, developing and managing strategic recruitment activities and projects across the University to drive domestic postgraduate enrolments.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Postgraduate and Product, Future Students, this role will manage a team and oversee all postgraduate coursework and Master of Research recruitment projects within the team.

Macquarie University has a centralised Future Students function which includes a team of dedicated faculty recruitment experts, with whom this role will work closely to ensure all postgraduate activity aligns to university-wide priorities.

We are seeking a committed and hardworking individual, with experience in student recruitment or marketing, ideally in the university sector.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria and your CV as part of the application process. Note: candidates shortlisted for interview will be expected to address the selection criteria below at interview:

  • Degree and/or equivalent experience in marketing or related discipline.
  • Experience in the Australian higher education sector in a similar or related role.
  • Knowledge of core marketing and recruitment functions, frameworks, models and approaches.
  • Understanding of the end-to-end prospective student journey.
  • Experience implementing strategic student recruitment campaigns, programs and initiatives.
  • Experience managing, coaching and developing a team.

Salary Package: From $100,706 to $112,058 per annum (HEW Level 8) plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Maria Kirkpatrick-Jones, Associate Director, Postgraduate and Product (Acting) at maria.kirkpatrick-jones@mq.edu.au or on (02) 9850 5086

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

Applications Close: Sunday 20 May, 2018 at 11.55pm (AEST)

Position Description: Future Students Manager, Postgraduate

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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