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Senior Administrator (IP Portfolio)

Canberra, Australia
$89,134 - $102,600 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $89,134 - $102,600 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (Up to 2 years)

Working at ANU

  • Join a highly dynamic team that supports the translation of ANU research through commercial endeavours.
  • Flexible working arrangements, including hybrid work, are available.
  • Opportunity to influence how the area works and implement process improvement initiatives to achieve best-practice.

The Position

The Senior Administrator, IP Portfolio will assist with the management of the ANU's extensive IP portfolio, with a major focus on management of patent costs and distribution of income in under the ANU IP policy and support the other activities within the Commercialisation and IP team. The Senior Administrator will have significant responsibility for contributing to team projects, primarily reviewing, and improving procedures and processes related to the management of IP-related costs and distribution of any associated revenue, according to the ANU IP policy. They will develop guidelines and SOPs to ensure proper financial management of the IP portfolio, including those related to information management and reporting.

The Person

As a successful applicant, you will have great attention to detail and highly developed organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple (often complex) activities at the same time. The ability to work independently and proactively will be key in this role. You will work under broad direction from your supervisor, and with support from the C&IP team, to identify issues and propose solutions to solve them. The role will require frequent use of multiple University systems and records, a high degree of computer literacy will be necessary as will the ability to consult reference documents and system guides for self-guided learning (As a complement to training and support provided by the Office team). Understanding of, or interest in, the major aspects of official IP registration process, as well as knowledge of the ANU Financial administration system will be highly regarded, but not essential.

For more detailed information, please refer to the attached Position Description.

For more information about the position please contact RIS Operations and Business Manager, Dr Hanah Rodriguez Colombo at

To apply for this role, please upload the following documents:

  • A current CV including 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.
  • A 2-page Cover Letter outlining your suitability for the role against the Selection Criteria.

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.


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