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HDR Coordinator Scholarships

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

Salary Package: from $95,866 to $103,939.00 (HEW Level 7) plus 13.25% employer"s superannuation and annual leave loading.
Appointment Type: Full-time fixed term 12 months, 35hrs per week
The Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate and enthusiastic HDR Coordinator to join our dynamic team. Reporting to the Deputy Director (Partnerships and Scholarships), the successful incumbent will coordinate the promotion, assessment, award and management of HDR Scholarships from internal and external scholarship providers.
The HDR Coordinator will manage the workflow and processes for HDR Scholarships including domestic and international candidates along with scholarships offerings to Macquarie-based candidates.
About You
We are seeking a dynamic individual who has the enthusiasm and passion to manage the HDR Scholarships process. This position will require a problem solver with strong organisational skills who can work both independently and as part of a team.  
Ideally the successful applicant will have experience working in a complex administration or research management environment and have an ability to develop and foster relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
About Us
The Office of Higher Degree Research Training and Partnerships (OHDRTP) is responsible for HDR candidates from application to completion. OHDRTP assesses all applications for HDR programs, enrols all HDR candidates, supports HDR candidates through academic mentors, adminsters scholarships for HDR candidates, adjusts programs of study for all candidates and administers timely completion of all HDR candidates.
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’ve 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 and a separate document of no more than 2 pages addressing the following selection criteria:
Degree in relevant field and/or equivalent experience in complex administrative environments.
Understanding of Australian Higher Education environment specifically relating to Higher Degree Research
Highly developed computer skills including Microsoft Office, database, email, web-based software applications, web management.
Working in complex administration, preferably in an HDR or research management environment
Extensive experience in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
Experience with gathering, analysing and reporting on information and working with complex databases
Experience building and managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
For further information about the role please see the position description below. 
Position Description:  PD_HDR Co-ordinator (Scholarships) 2020.pdf
Specific Role Enquiries: Kate Roth, Deputy Director, HDR Partnerships and Scholarships via or +61 2 9850 7298
General Recruitment Enquiries: Samantha Poulos, HR Officer via
Applications close: Tuesday, 25 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.

Advertised: 11 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 25 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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