IT Teaching Support Officer

Canberra, Australia
$86,723 to $91,157 plus 17% superannuation
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 7 (IT)
Salary Package: $86,723 to $91,157 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing

  • Exciting Linux System Administrator role supporting a vibrant and growing College
  • Open Source Software Developer
  • Educational Technologist

College overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.

The Professional Services Group supports the College, Schools and Institutes in the successful delivery of their objectives.  The Professional Services Group achieves excellence in services by partnering and collaborating with academic staff, students and external partners, through embracing diversity of ideas to coming up with innovative solutions. The College IT Teaching Support group is responsible for the provision of IT services to the various Linux and specialist computer teaching labs within the College and the supporting servers and web infrastructure. We work alongside colleagues in ANU Central IT Services to provide high-availability services to the students, lecturers and tutorial staff of the College.

Position overview

This position is a continuing appointment to contribute to development and administration of the College’s information technology teaching facilities. The successful applicant will have strong Linux system administration skills, sound experience with scripting languages such as bash and Python, as well as good experience with deploying open-source software in web-server environments. Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to clearly document complex system processes is a must.

To enquire about this position, please contact the IT Manager, Mr Robert Edwards T: +61 2 6125 4090 or E:

Closing Date: 18 November 2018

Position Description:  IT Teaching Support Officer_Position Description_2018.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit

Application information

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate 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.

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