14 May, 2024

Recruitment Coordinator

  • Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Hybrid (Parkville VIC, Australia)
Full time, Fixed term Human Resources

Job Description

Join Our People & Culture Team at MCRI: Recruitment Coordinator Opportunity!

The opportunity:

Ready to be the backbone of our dynamic team? As a Recruitment Coordinator at MCRI, you’ll be a crucial part of our team, providing essential administrative support to the recruitment space. Dive into a hands-on role where you'll orchestrate seamless recruitment processes, create smooth onboarding experiences, and collaborate with stakeholders from every corner of our organisation.

About your new team

Our People & Culture vision is centred around fostering a cohesive and inclusive environment where every individual can thrive. We prioritise engagement, inclusion, and well-being through shared values and behaviours, creating a supportive culture for our team.

What’s in it for you?

  • A 12-month contract (with potential for extension) + competitive salary + superannuation
  • Power up your pay with our salary packaging, including entertainment perks and novated leases
  • Enjoy flexible & hybrid work arrangements, plus the option to use additional purchased leave
  • Work in a collaborative environment with a close-knit team!
  • Enjoy free access to our health and well-being program, including an Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, with the chance to take on new challenges and expand your skill set

Your responsibilities include:  


  • Administer end to end recruitment screening and correspondence, posting job advertisements, generate letter offers, review position descriptions, interview coordination, reference checking
  • Support Leaders to manage activities associated with the engagement of unpaid and paid employees
  • Assist managers during the recruitment and on-boarding process, through assistance with submitting new recruitment requests and other activities in the Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

Do you possess:

  • Previous experience in an administrative or coordination role, preferably in the realms of recruitment or HR?
  • Amazing organisational skills, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks with a strong attention to detail?
  • Strong communication skills paired with a proactive attitude?
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and a familiarity with HRIS or ATS platforms?

If yes, please apply now and become part of our People & Culture team at MCRI!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with a copy of your resume and a brief overview as to why you would be a great fit for this role!

We welcome individuals of diverse genders, ages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, abilities, religions, and sexual orientations in our workplace. We actively encourage talented individuals from all walks of life to apply for our job openings. Our commitment lies in fostering a workplace that is barrier-free and inclusive, aiming to attract the most skilled candidates.

Got Questions?
For any specific queries or clarifications related to this position don’t hesitate to reach out Vrushali Suvarna at vrushali.suvarna@mcri.edu.au.

For more information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the to the position description.

Who we are

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute envisions a transformative future for child health. Our institute is a hub of impactful scientific breakthroughs, particularly in early interventions, enhanced diagnosis, prevention, and potential cures. We thrive on collaborative, multidisciplinary problem-solving to address challenging queries in child health. Committed to inclusivity and respect, we foster a positive working environment that values diverse backgrounds and experiences. As a proud member of the Australian Network on Disability and a dedicated supporter of Science Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), we uphold principles of equal opportunity and diverse representation.

For any questions related to the recruitment process, feel free to reach out to our Recruitment team at recruitment@mcri.edu.au. Ensure that you include the position number and job title in the subject line. Please refrain from sharing your application to this email address.

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Position Description

Applications close:  28th May 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight time

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