Executive Officer

Canberra, Australia
$107,263 - $114,700 plus 17% superannuation
22 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
17 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 8
Salary package: $107,263 - $114,700 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full Time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) for three (3) years
Position Description and Selection Criteria: ANUO 8 Executive Officer PD.pdf

The Position

The Executive Officer (EO) at the Fenner School of Environment & Society supports Professor David Lindenmayer AO, one of the most productive scientists at the Australian National University, to manage and execute his research projects and assist with the coordination of his workforce. The EO will provide high level executive support to Professor Lindenmayer and his team as well as strategic advice and information, contributing to the efficient and effective establishment, operation and delivery of his operations.

The Person

The EO is responsible for the management and compliance of Professor David Lindenmayer’s research group activities; providing high level strategic advice, liaising with project partners and providing high-level assistance and project management, including expertise in editing, writing, reporting, financial tracking and budgeting, and other project support. The EO is also responsible for coordinating day to day administrative operations.

The School

The Fenner School of Environment & Society operates within the ANU College of Science. The School is concerned with environmental sustainability in contexts from local to global, undertaking interdisciplinary teaching and research. Supporting an academic staff of approximately 60, +120 PhD scholars, a postgraduate coursework student cohort of +100, and approximately 500 undergraduate students each semester is a support staff of approximately 25 people organised into functional teams: Student Administration, Human Resources and Finance, Communications and Marketing, IT and Technical Services (laboratory and fieldwork). The services provided by support staff within the School are integrated with the Science Administration group at the College level.

The College

The ANU College of Science encompasses the disciplines of: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment and Society, Mathematics, Physics, and Science Communication and is also home to a number of cross-disciplinary and specialist Institutes and Centres.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and deliver a research-led education program that encompasses the breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. 

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For further information please contact Harriet Torrens, T: +61 2 6125 3176, E: schoolmanager.fennerschool@anu.edu.au 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to people of all backgrounds and identities.  For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here. For enquiries about the application process, or if you require reasonable adjustment to apply for this role, please contact the hiring manager on the above listed details.

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 candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

Closing date: 17 April 2023

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