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Pathways Support Officer

Apply now Job no: 507018
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: External Vacancy
Categories: Administration, Education/Training

  • Salary Package: from $67,796 to $73,070 (HEW Level 4) plus 13.25% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Appointment Type: Full-time fixed term (4 months) 35hrs per week

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated and enthusiastic Pathways Support Officer to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Manager Programs and Pathways, the successful incumbent will co-ordinate and administer the delivery of programs and events planned by the team with a focus on student pathways and graduate outcomes.

The Pathways Support Officer will support the mentoring transition and outreach teams with the delivery of programs and train and provide day to day guidance to student mentors and casual staff in the delivery of Widening Participation programs.

About You

This position will suit a motivated, enthusiastic and solutions focussed individual with demonstrated event coordination experience and a passion for providing support and guidance to students.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills will help you build collaborative and positive working relationships with students and our partners.

About Us

The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Programs and Pathways) develops and drives the University’s strategy for building and enhancing entry and progression pathways and, with the Pro-Vice Chancellor Learning and Teaching, leads the ongoing improvement of academic offerings at Macquarie.

Macquarie’s flagship program, LEAP (Learning, Education, Aspiration, Participation) engages with students from underrepresented groups in their schools and communities to increase opportunities for them to access and succeed in university education.


Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 55 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your CV with a cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining how you meet the below selection criteria:

  • Degree and/or relevant work experience of at least two years in providing service to equity cohorts. 
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills including working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience developing and maintaining effective relationships internally and externally
  • Working independently, and as a part of a team
  • Experience in event coordination and assistance in projected delivery
  • Experience in administering the recruitment of volunteers

For further information about the role please see the position description below. 

Position Description: Download File Pathways Support Officer PD.pdf

Specific Role Enquiries: Stuart Upton, Manager Programs and Pathways via stuart.upton@mq.edu.au or 02 9850 1109

General Recruitment Enquiries: Letitia Poile, HR Officer via letitia.poile@mq.edu.au

Applications close: Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 11.55 pm AEST

Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

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