Macquarie University

Macquarie University

Work Integrated Learning Team Leader, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences




A fantastic opportunity for a well-organised and experienced Work Integrated Learning Team Leader to lead the coordination and delivery of student placements and work integrated learning activities for undergraduate and postgraduate students.


  • Salary Package: From $104,726 – $113,545 p.a. (HEW 7), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

  • Appointment Type: Full time, continuing position

  • Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

  • We are seeking an experienced Work Integrated Learning Team Leader to lead the delivery of student placements and work integrated learning programs, including those embedded within accredited professional and health-related courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences.

    Reporting to the Educational Services Delivery Manager and leading a team of Work integrated learning officers, Clinical School Officers and Compliance and Professional Accreditation Officers, this role will be responsible for the delivery of a diverse range of work-integrated learning for students including clinical placements, internships, student volunteering, work placements and Co-op programs. The role will be responsible for the smooth delivery of placement activities, ensuring compliance with legislative and regulatory regulations as well as fostering positive relationships with internal, external stakeholders and placement partners.

    About You

    You will have an exceptional knowledge of and proven leadership expertise in the delivery of student placements and work integrated learning programmes in a higher education or similar setting. Your experience and success in managing a team in a complex environment, focus on delivering high quality and timely advice and ability to provide direction and encourage a collaborative, cooperative and service-oriented work environment will ensure your success in this role.

    About Us

    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 the 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.

    Macquarie University's Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences builds on our aspiration to have the nation's first fully integrated Academic Health Sciences Centre under a university's leadership. It brings together the excellent work of medical and allied-health clinicians and researchers across the University and around the country, with unparalleled access to the world- leading clinical resources and research facilities found only on our campus.

    Join us and start seeing the world in a different light. 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 (2-page maximum) cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in business, management, or related discipline.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise of student placements and work integrated learning programmes, including accredited professional and/or health related courses.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing student placements, including managing the review and improvement to systems, processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Proven experience and success in managing a team in a complex environment, with a focus on delivering high quality and timely advice.

  • Demonstrated expertise in managing stakeholders in sometimes difficult and complex clinical environments.

  • Proven ability to provide leadership and direction and encourage a collaborative, cooperative and service-oriented work environment.

  • Ability to develop and manage effective working relationships, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Intermediate computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and database systems

  • Please note applications for this position are only being accepted from Australian citizens or permanent residents or people currently residing in Australia with full working rights.

    Specific Enquiries: Rachael Rotton at [email protected]

    General Enquiries: Nithya Elango at [email protected]

    Applications Close : Sunday 19 May 2024 at 11:59 PM AEST

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, U@MQ, MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    19/05/2024 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

    Job details


    Work Integrated Learning Team Leader, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences


    Macquarie University




    May 07, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 19, 2024

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Medicine

    About the employer

    Established in 1964, Macquarie University is a public university located in the suburbs of Macquarie Park in Sydney, Australia. The establishment of the university marked a bold step towards transforming the otherwise traditional education system that was prevalent in Australia. The institution offers several facilities and services to students and is ranked among the leading universities globally.
    The university has a total student enrolment of 40,209 students of which 27,795 students belong to full-time programs and 12,414 belong to part-time programs. The university saw a total of 8,641 international admissions and 31,568 domestic student enrollments for the last academic year (2019-20).

    A vibrant hub for students, researchers, and teachers, all work towards pursuing a common goal of a brighter future. Macquarie University has been ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world by QS World University Rankings, 2020. Considered one of the top universities in Australia, the university has been on the ninth position for Australia for employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020), producing graduates that are among the most sought after professionals in the world.

    Spanning across 126 acres of land, the university provides an extensive range of courses for students to choose from. The Faculty of Business, The Faculty of Education, The Faculty of Engineering, The Faculty of Law, The Faculty of Science, The Faculty of Medicine and Health, The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Faculty of Information Technologies, The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, The Faculty of Media, Communications and Performing Arts, The Faculty of Psychology and Cognitive Science and The Faculty of Security, Intelligence and Criminology offer various courses and research degrees for both undergraduate as well as graduate studies.

    The university has several accommodation options for its students to choose from. Students can select their hall of residence according to their preferences and would not face any inconvenience during their stay in the city. Amenities at Macquarie University campus include a Bookshop, Counselling Services, Cafes, Medical Clinic, Pharmacy, and a Private Hospital along with other facilities. The university is situated at a prime location and has the availability of most resources, students would require around its premises.

    The University also offers excellent sports facilities to students which are considered to be one of the greatest in the country. The Sports and Aquatic Centre located at the university has swimming pools, health clubs, basketball and squash courts, and even a martial arts area for students to indulge in.

    To promote global higher education, Macquarie University awards scholarships to the tune of $6 million. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, diversity, leadership capabilities, financial hardship, and/or key achievements such as sports and voluntary experience. The university has one of the most substantial scholarship programs in Australia, providing several opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies at the university.

    Ranked among the safest cities in the world, Sydney is an ideal study destination for students from all across the world. The university takes the safety of its students very seriously and has security personnel posted within the campus walls.

    Some of the notable alumni of Macquarie University are Chris Lilley - Australian comedian, Rob Oakeshott - Member of the Australian House of Representatives, Tania Mihailuk - Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Adam Hills - Australian comedian, Murray Cook - Australian musician, Greg Page - Australian singer, Lauren Jackson - Australian basketball player and Anthony Field - Australian musician among many others.

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