Tuckwell Scholarship Program Director

Canberra, Australia
20 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
07 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Management 1 (Administration) 
Salary package: $111,621 - $117,039 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing

  • Manage a high profile and prestigious program
  • Enjoy a professional and collaborative work environment
  • Work with an outstanding cohort of undergraduate students
  • Work on a range of exciting and varied projects 

Position Overview

A unique and exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and highly motivated professional to lead the operations of one of Australia's most prestigious undergraduate scholarships, the Tuckwell Scholarship Program.

We are looking for an all-rounder: Someone with highly developed administrative, IT and project management expertise, coupled with a high level of emotional intelligence, and outstanding interpersonal and written communication skills.

Working collaboratively with external stakeholders and colleagues from a range of areas within the ANU, including Student Recruitment, Marketing, Admissions, Advancement and the Office of the Vice Chancellor, you will manage the selection process and on-boarding of new Scholars; whilst providing support to the Head of Scholars house and team of Tuckwell Fellows in the facilitation of enrichment, mentoring and pastoral care support activities that underpin the Program for existing Scholars

This role would suit someone who enjoys and has had extensive experience of working effectively with young people, whilst possessing the maturity and interpersonal skills required to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders external to the University; including the Scholarship's founders, members of the Tuckwell Board of Trustees and members of the Scholarship Selection Panel.

ANU is a world-leading university in Australia's capital city, with a focus on excellence in research and education. The Tuckwell Scholarship Program at the ANU is the most transformational undergraduate scholarship program in Australia.

For all enquiries, contact Associate Professor Ryan Goss, Head of Scholars House via ryan.goss@anu.edu.au or

T: 6125 9879. Note that A/Prof Ryan Goss is currently at the ANU on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Closing Date: 7 April 2019 

Position Description: Tuckwell Scholarship Program Director_PD.pdf

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 https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

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.