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Departmental Administrative Assistant (Closing Date Extended)

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

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

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 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.

Macquarie’s Faculty of Human Sciences holds a distinctive place on the global stage. With several internationally acclaimed centres producing ground-breaking research in areas like linguistics, psychology, cognitive science and education, our faculty is a place of passionate educators and unbridled discovery. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities including the Australian Hearing Hub, we work together to investigate and answer some of the big questions about what makes us human.

The Department of Educational Studies offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in early childhood, primary and secondary education. The Department is committed to improving the life opportunities for young people and their families and communities through exceptional educational opportunities.

The Role

This is secondment opportunity for Internal University Applicants Only.

We are seeking an experienced administrator to provide administrative support and coordination for the Department of Educational Studies including learning and teaching activities such as, timetabling, class management, program information, examinations and space.  Your key clients will be the academic and professional staff in the Department, current University students and potential students, as well as the Faculty Facilities and Timetabling Officer.  As the successful applicant, you will have exceptional organisational skills and be confident determining priorities in an environment of tight and conflicting deadlines.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, you must submit a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) which addresses the criteria below and upload this along with your CV as part of the application process:

Essential

  • Degree and/or relevant experience in an administrative role
  • Extensive experience working in a complex, high volume environment providing service to customers
  • Proven ability to create accurate and effective documentation including agendas, minutes and reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders

Desirable

  • Understanding of the requirements and processes for teacher accreditation in NSW
  • Knowledge of Primary School, Secondary School and/or Tertiary structures in NSW

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

Salary Package: From $69,654 - $79,193 p.a. (Level 5), plus 9% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, 6-month fixed term, parental replacement, start ASAP

Specific Role Enquiries: Patsy Moss on patsy.moss@mq.edu.au or 02 9850 9821

General Recruitment Enquiries: Alison Pollard on Alison.pollard@mq.edu.au or 02 9850 8656

Applications Close:  Sunday, 24 September 2017 at 11.55pm AEST (Closing Date Extended)

Position Description: Administrative Assistant_Educational Studies_5.pdf

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.

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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