School Manager

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Canberra, Australia
06 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term (16 months)

Position overview

The School Manager provides high-level advice and executive support to the School's Executive Team, assisting with the development and implementation of strategic plan, contributing to maximising the School's performance in research, teaching and outreach. The School is seeking an individual who has proven ability in strategic planning and management skills as well as high level of interpersonal skills.

The ANU School of Archaeology and Anthropology seeks an energetic and versatile School Manager for its busy administrative office. Our School offers an innovative range of programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with particular strengths in archaeological science, biological anthropology, forensic anthropology, Australian Indigenous studies, medical anthropology, visual anthropology, applied and participatory development, and heritage studies.

Our active researchers work on projects across remote and metropolitan Australia, Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Europe, South America and India and consistently achieve high results in national and international University rankings.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For further information please contact Professor Simone Dennis

T: +61 2 6125 4085


Closing date: 1 September 2019

Position description: School Manager ANU Officer 8 PD

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.

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