Senior Administration Officer

Canberra, Australia
$78,956 - $91,157 per annum plus 17% superannuation
02 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary Package: $78,956 - $91,157 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing Contingent Funded (Expected funding end date June 2021)

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

The Fenner School of Environment & Society is a world-leading centre for cross-disciplinary environmental and sustainability research, education and policy-relevant advice. Through cutting-edge research and insightful analysis, our academic experts create social, economic and environmental impact and deliver real-world solutions to address complex environmental challenges.

Position overview 

The Senior Administration Officer reports to the Director, Sustainable Farms and works closely with both project staff within the university and in regional locations, along with external partners in Local Land Services and Landcare groups and advisory committee members.

Sustainable Farms is a new and innovative project that is rapidly developing its scope and reach. You will be critical in supporting the development and expansion of the project, finding solutions, creating new pathways and managing new projects.

You will contribute to the success of our work by providing high-level comprehensive administrative support with a focus on reporting, evaluation and engagement activities. You will also be involved in the preparation of funding applications, and briefings and provide advice on policies and procedures to support the achievement of strategic goals.

Applications are invited from individuals with demonstrated experience in a fast-paced operational and/or administrative focused environment. The successful candidate will be able to evidence their exceptional written communication skills and organisational abilities; use initiative and good judgement in decision-making; contribute to business development and have demonstrated an ability to act quickly and efficiently to deliver outcomes.

For further information about the role, please contact Michelle Young P: 02 6125 1494 or E:

Closing Date: 12 November 2018

Position Description: Position Description - Senior Administration Officer.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender.  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.

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

Similar jobs

Similar jobs