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Associate Director, Careers FBE

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Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Education/Training

  • Salary Package: $145K (HEW 9), including 17% employer superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role

Reporting directly to the Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching and working closely with the University’s Careers Office and other key stakeholders, the Associate Director, Careers will lead the development and implementation of best-in-class careers programs that support students of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) and Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) to acquire skills and knowledge to reach their professional goals. You will be responsible for the development, implementation and leadership of the FBE careers strategy and for the leadership of FBE careers programs and events, in active partnership with related functions within the Faculty and University and with alumni and industry partners.

About You

You have an outstanding record of achievement in delivering careers and/ or employability programs in a higher education environment or other relevant context. Creative, proactive, outcome-driven and strategic, you have the ability to develop initiatives from conception to implementation, evaluate their impact, navigate complex situations and adapt to change. Your team management skills and strong interpersonal and communication skills enable you to form impactful relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. You combine high-level communication, analytical, project planning and influencing skills with a passion for education and a drive to deliver successful outcomes.

About Us

Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 54 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we’ve grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community.

In the Faculty of Business and Economics, we produce ground-breaking and impactful research, educate future leaders and take pride in an integrated and highly respected curriculum that develops robust skill sets.

Learning and Teaching activities in the Faculty of Business and Economics aim to provide a connected learning community through the provision of creative and innovative learning experiences, improving undergraduate and postgraduate capabilities and fostering a culture that supports excellence.

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To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV and a separate cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:


  • Degree and relevant experience in business, management, education, project management or related disciplines;
  • Experience with careers and/or employability programs, events and communication plans in a higher education environment;
  • Strong ability to build and manage positive collaborative relationships, networks and partnerships to achieve successful outcomes;
  • Track record of successful delivery of programs with measurable impact;
  • Demonstrated ability to monitor and manage budgets;
  • Demonstrated success in leading and managing high performing teams.

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

Download File PD - Associate Director Careers FBE .pdf

Specific Role Enquiries: Cathy Harding, Human Resources at

General Enquiries: Alex Righton, Human Resources at

Applications Close: Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 11:55pm (AEDT)

Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.

We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.


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