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Project Officer

Apply now Job no: 501696
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy
Categories: Human Resources

This is open to applications from current Macquarie University staff members 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 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 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer to support and contribute to the continuous improvement and delivery of efficient HR processes and systems that enable our stakeholder to achieve their objectives.

Working with the Manager, HR Business Improvement you will identify areas for improvement within current HR business processes and support these projects from conception through to implementation.

You will have a strong attention to detail and be experienced in providing project and administrative support and a demonstrated ability to build relationships with key stakeholders across the University.

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:

  • Experience providing project and administration support within a complex environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain working relationships
  • Experience prioritising and executing tasks with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced environment
  • An understanding of project management principles and practices

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

This position requires a criminal record check.

Salary Package: $90,330 - $97,937 (HEW Level 7) plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: 18-month fixed term contract

Enquiries: Melissa Mesiti, HR Consultant on

Applications Close: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 at 11.55 pm

Position Description:  Download File Project Officer_PD

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 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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