Engagement and Impact Officer

Canberra, Australia
$77,399 - $84,434 per annum plus 17% superannuation
14 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration)
Salary package: $77,399 - $84,434 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: 2 positions available, 1 x Full time, Continuing and 1 x Full time, Fixed term (until September 2024)

Position overview

The Engagement and Impact Officer provides general administrative support on a diverse range of tasks including: media, planning and outreach, contributing to the efficient coordination of events for the Research School of the Humanities and the Arts (RSHA).

Sitting within the HAL Administration team - who provide support to the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics and multiple interdisciplinary Research Centres - you will liaise with staff, students and visitors to deliver expert advice and assistance on range of engagement activities.

To excel in this role, you will have excellent customer service, be willing to learn in a fast-paced environment and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. With a passion for stakeholder engagement, you'll be happy to work both independently and as part of a team and have well-developed administration and organisational skills. Experience in event coordination and web management/social media would be advantageous.  

This position would be ideal for someone who is looking for a role which is a blend of both people and process focused work and who enjoys working collaboratively with a diverse and dynamic team supporting a wide variety of activities and projects.

College overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College 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 two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host hundreds of 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 Rebecca Spaull, Engagement and Impact Coordinator:

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 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 at: Oct 2 2023 at 23:55 AEDT