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HDR Coordinator (International Research Training Partnerships)

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

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.

Higher Degree Research Office
The Higher Degree Research Office (HDRO) manages the administration of the University's Higher Degree Research (HDR) Degrees, including the MRes program. The HDR Partnerships and Scholarships Team is responsible for the management of scholarships, fees, financial management, marketing, advertising, and projects for research and associated research pathway program candidates, both domestic and international.

The Role 
An exciting and challenging opportunity currently exists for a HDR Coordinator (International Research Training Partnerships) within the Higher Degree Research Office.

Reporting to the Deputy Director (HDR Partnerships and Scholarships) you will:

  • Design, develop and make recommendations on procedures and systems regarding international research training partnership programs and administration, in consultation with key internal stakeholders.
  • Coordinate international research training partnership agreements, scholarships and arrangements for Cotutelle and Joint PhD programs with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with governance requirements.
  • Administer the international research training partnership scholarships and related HDR scholarship applications and progressions.
  • Maintain and update the database on international research training partnership scholarships for Cotutelle and Joint PhD programs to ensure data accuracy.
  • Provide quality support for Cotutelle and Joint PhD program candidates.
  • Co-ordinate all international research training partnership related events, such as China Scholarship Council fair, Cotutelle and Joint PhD workshops, with particular emphasis on the annual Cotutelle and Joint PhD workshop.

Selection Criteria
To be considered for this position, you must address the selection criteria below in a separate document and upload it as part of the application process.

  • Degree in relevant field and/or equivalent experience in complex administrative environments, preferably in an HDR or research management environment
  • Extensive experience working in administration, preferably in a HDR or Research management environment
  • Experience managing projects, including workshops and events
  • Experience working with complex databases including interpreting and reporting on data.
  • Demonstrated skill and experience building and managing relationships with a culturally diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in the application and interpretation of complex legislation, rules, policies and procedures.

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

Salary Package:  From $90,330 – $97,937 (HEW 7) plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Barbara Watson, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships on

General Recruitment Enquiries: Jason Abbott, HR Graduate Intern on

Applications Close: Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Position Description: Download File PD_HDR Coordinator_(International Research Training Partnerships).docx

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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