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Casual Placement Support Officer

Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration, Education/Training, Medical Administration, General Operations

Salary Package: casual rate of pay is $50.60 per hour
Appointment Type: Casual – approximately 3 days/week for approximately 12 months
Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
The Role
We are seeking a Placement Support Officer on a casual basis to work as part of our Clinical Placement team supporting the Doctor of Physiotherapy and Doctor of Medicine courses. You will be responsible for liaising with Unit Convenors, Supervisors, and a number of Health facilities to organise, confirm, assign and monitor clinical placements. You will also work alongside the Faculty student services team to provide a high-quality student experience.
 About You
You are a customer service champion and have experience working with health professionals. With advanced administrative skills and high attention to detail you have the ability to be agile and adapt to changing environments. You have exceptional verbal and written communication along with strong time management skills which will greatly assist you in this role. Ideally you will have experience in student placements or rostering in a health environment.
 About Us
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences is ambitiously pushing the boundaries of progressive thinking and challenging what is possible to solve some of the big issues of our time, both nationally and on a global scale.
We foster a values-based culture of innovation and creativity to achieve excellence in teaching and to enhance the research performance of the University. We invest in developing the careers and wellbeing of our students and staff and expect all our leaders to live our values of Caring, Integrity, Teamwork, Ambition, Innovation, and Engagement.
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. Connect with us today.
To Apply
To be considered for this position, please apply online by submitting your cv and a separate cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:
Demonstrated administrative and time management skills
Demonstrated experience working with student placements, volunteer program management or a role that requires scheduling a large number of people.
Proven success building relationships and working with a range of stakeholders
Proven experience working with student management systems, client management systems, or similar
Experience working in a clinical or health related environment (desirable)
Please view the position description for your reference: Placement Support Officer_Hew5_2020.pdf
Specific Role Enquiries: Rachael Rotton, at  or on +61 2 9850 4530
Applications Close: Sunday 6 September 2020 at 11:55pm
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.

Advertised: 27 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 06 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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