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ImprovingEvaluation

PACE Program Evaluation Manager
Macquarie University
Deadline: Sunday 17th February 2019 at 11.59 (AEDT) 

  • Salary Package (HEW 9) – from $117,890 to $124,511 plus 9.5% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Appointment Type: Part time, (0.7 FTE or 49 hours/fortnight), fixed term contract for 10 months as parental leave cover (from 1/3/19 to 31/1/2020)

The Role

We are seeking an experienced and talented Program Evaluator to lead a program evaluation project for the PACE program at Macquarie University, including implementing an evaluation plan and reporting frameworks. Key accountabilities for the role include: managing the production and wide dissemination of the Annual PACE Evaluation Report; continuing the implementation and management of the PACE evaluation plan and framework; establishing a PACE research and evaluation data bank including the operational systems and processes for ongoing use; utilising evaluation data for quality improvement processes; and developing longitudinal program data on student employability outcomes

About You

Reporting to the PACE Academic Director Learning, Teaching and Research, you will work collaboratively with senior PACE staff to continue the implementation of an evaluation plan and reporting framework for the program. You will have experience in producing and broadly disseminating evaluation reports including presentations to executives and external stakeholders. You will work to further the knowledge and impact that PACE is having, with a focus on student employability and utilising evaluation data for quality improvement processes.

About Us

Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) is a University-wide initiative designed to provide undergraduate students with experiential learning opportunities with a range of local, regional and international partners. PACE units provide an academic framework through which students can engage with the community, learn through participation, develop their capabilities and build the skills valued by employers. A strategic priority for PACE is to determine the impact and value of the initiative for the University, its stakeholders and the broader community and the understand the factors that enable position change through PACE, to foster continuous improvement of the program.

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 and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:

  • Deep theoretical knowledge of and practical experience in the development and implementation of program evaluation, including formative and summative evaluation, and associated outputs;
  • Experience in managing the analysis and reporting of mixed methods data for the varied needs of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex evaluation projects, using a collaborative and/or utilisation-focused approach.
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating evaluation findings, recommendations and implications to diverse stakeholders including executives and external stakeholders
  • Extensive experience in working with, engaging and influencing internal and external stakeholders.

Position Description:

Role Specific Enquiries: Kate Lloyd, PACE Academic Director Learning, Teaching and Research, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

General Enquiries: Marleen Baeten, HR Officer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 98053109 

Location: North Ryde, Macquarie Park

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.

Specific “Apply Now” Instructions: 

  • This position requires a criminal record check.
  • This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.
  • Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance.
  • This position requires you to comply with occupational screening, assessment and vaccinations in line with Macquarie University health requirements and requires a current and valid Working with Children Check Clearance for NSW. You may also have to satisfy Macquarie University that you meet all background checks (including criminal record and qualification checks).

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