Recruitment Assistant - Future Students

Job no: 500987
Work type: Full Time
Location: External Vacancy
Categories: Various categories

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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.  

As part of DVC, Corporate Engagement and Advancement, The Future Students Office develops and implements strategies and initiatives aimed at attracting and engaging prospective students to study undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Macquarie. 

The Role 

The Recruitment Assistant will work within the Undergraduate Future Students team, reporting to the Future Students Manager, Undergraduate, to support the delivery of recruitment and outreach activities in high schools and on campus. They will represent the University at careers markets, expos and other events, and respond to questions from prospective undergraduate students about study at Macquarie University. 

Selection Criteria 

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

  • Tertiary qualification and experience in marketing/student recruitment or related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Well-developed organisational skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Proven capacity to deliver presentations to a large audience
  • Understanding of the student experience, university admissions and UAC processes
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and adapt in a rapidly changing environment 

Salary Package:  HEW Level 4 $62,021 to $66,845 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Fixed term until 15 March 2019.

Specific Role Enquiries: Caroline Taouk, Associate Director, Undergraduate Future Students ( 02 9850 7382)

General Recruitment Enquiries: Letitia Poile, HR Officer on

Applications Close: 30 June 2017

Position Description: Download File Recruitment Assistant PD HEW 4.docx

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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