Executive Officer

  • Salary Package: From $122,653 to $129,541 (HEW Level 9), plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Continuing, Full-time
  • Location:  North Ryde, Macquarie Park

The Role

The Executive Officer for the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) will provide professional, management and project support to the Executive Manager, Office of the DVC(A).  Specifically this role will:

  • Work with the EM DVC(A) to execute strategic and operational plans for the DVC(A) portfolio;
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders within and outside of the portfolio, to identify and develop strategies aimed at the successful implementation of programs which support student success;
  • Participate in the management, design, planning, implementation and reporting of portfolio/institutional wide projects and activities;
  • Convene, lead and service meetings of Groups and Committees;
  • Provide assistance in the development, monitoring and reporting on portfolio budgets;
  • Identify, research, analyse and report on local, national, and global issues and trends impacting the portfolio;
  • Identify, critically evaluate and address or escalate potential risks associated with the portfolio and its activities;
  • Manage, interpret and analyse data and prepare reports as necessary for use by the DVC (A);
  • Build and manage relationships with a wide range of institutional stakeholders at all levels.

About You

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual with exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the University.  The successful applicant will be a team player, will have strong problem-solving skills and a pragmatic, common sense approach to completing complex tasks in tight timeframes.  Some experience working in a senior administrative or project role in the Higher Education sector would be an advantage. 

About Us

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is the Chief Academic Officer of the University and is the member of the University Executive with overall responsibility for the planning, quality and delivery of education provided to Macquarie's undergraduate and graduate students including:

  • overseeing and planning the delivery of the University's undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs;
  • developing and implementing strategies aimed at improving the quality of learning and teaching as well as capacity and capability; increasing quality assurance in the delivery of teaching programs; developing academic leadership capability and increasing academic staff engagement; and enhancing student success, engagement and retention.

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.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter no more than 2 pages that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below.

  • Extensive experience working in a senior administrative or project coordination role
  • Ability to develop effective relationships and influence stakeholders
  • Experience supporting strategic outcomes in a complex environment
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate information/data and problem solve across a range of complex initiatives
  • Proven ability to support the management of financial administration and budgets
  • Experience gained in the Higher Education Sector (preferred)

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

Applications Close: Sunday, 22 March 2020 at 11.55 pm 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.

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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