Senior Policy Analyst, HEO 9

Adelaide, Australia
04 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN)
  • Full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract based in Canberra
  • Salary range: $115,912 - $119,914 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The Senior Policy Analyst will provide regular high-level analysis and advice on policy trends in as well as developing new policy ideas and proposals for the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN). As a senior member of the ATN directorate, you will also provide input into the strategic direction of the ATN and help develop innovative strategies and projects.

Skills and Experience

You will have relevant postgraduate qualifications or equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience at an appropriate level. You will also have extensive experience in the analysis of relevant information and data in the tertiary education, research and innovation policy environment both nationally and internationally. Your highly developed communication and negotiation skills along with a demonstrated flexibility, initiative and ability to operate strategically are essential in this role.

Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN)

The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) is a coalition of four leading Australian universities (RMIT University, University of Technology Sydney, University of South Australia and Curtin University) which share a heritage of working with industry and a united vision for the future.  Collectively, the ATN educates 15% of Australia’s graduates and are the destination of choice for 17% of Australia’s international students.

The Universities that make up the ATN teach a broad range of disciplines, from arts, media, design and business to engineering and science. What distinguishes ATN universities is the way they use their links with industry and the latest technology to provide career driven courses for tomorrow’s leaders.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

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Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume only.

In your cover letter, using no more than 400 words, address how your skills, attributes, experience and capabilities align with the core responsibilities of the position. Please ensure your cover letter fits on one typed page using the preferred formatting, 11-point font size and single spacing.

Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number 1950.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 15 September 2019

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

How to apply:

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