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The Australian National University

Executive Officer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Level 8 
Salary package: $94,094 - $100,864 plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term 10 months

Position overview

In this role, you will co-ordinate, oversee and provide executive support for the Research School Director, working effectively across a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be required to manage special projects that contribute to strategic planning and support of the Universities commitments to improvement of administration and support services, including the development of postgraduate education programs.  You will provide secretariat support to various high-level committees.  You will have effective communication and interpersonal skills, improving relations between the School, Government departments and Industry; with the ability to manage competing priorities. You will have experience with effective policy review and implementation as well as the ability to undertake research and complex reporting and analysis at the request of the School Director.

College overview

The ANU College of Business and Economics educates the next generation of business leaders, professional economists and academics. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to lead organizations, design public policy, and research the big issues of business and economy. Located in the national capital, we engage deeply with the business and policy communities. Our academics lead public debate on the critical issues of our time through their research, which is both long term and strategic in focus. Our internationally diverse student body is evenly divided between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we have a large doctoral program. Our alumni may be found in the world's leading companies, policy agencies and universities.

Enquiries:  Associate Professor Stephen Sault:, T: 6125 4869

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 
ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Updated:  20 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems