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Grants and Systems Officer

Canberra, Australia
$79,334 - $86,545 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Classification: ANU Officer Level 5 (Administration)
Salary package: $79,334 - $86,545 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing

  • Play a key role in the management of financial grants supporting student participation in transformative learning abroad programming.
  • Become part of a dynamic team with a positive and collaborative culture
  • Opportunities to develop your skills across a range of grant management and system types

Position Overview

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual in a role that supports the management and disbursement of funding that supports learning abroad opportunities and activities at the Australian National University and international partners. 

Global Programs (GP) is a specialist team who are accountable for the implementation, delivery, and support of learning abroad programming at the Australian National University, The team provides support to colleges, students, and other stakeholders in the provision of credit bearing international study experiences for both ANU students going abroad and international students wishing to come to ANU as a non-award exchange or study abroad students. Global Programs also manage the Universities learning abroad funding including OS-HELP, New Colombo Plan, and the ANU Vice Chancellors Coursework Travel Grants. 

The Grants and Systems Officer is responsible for the efficient and effective administration of all funding programs that support ANU Global Programs including Australian Government grants programs, OS-HELP, ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Travel Grants, and other scholarship programs. The Grants and Systems Officer ensures funding administration meets all internal and external requirements, including the reporting requirements of the Australian Government. The position is responsible for the administration of the ANU Global Programs System used for international mobility applications. This role develops and coordinates training and support for ANU Central and College staff utilising the ANU Global Programs System. 

We welcome applications from self-motivated and highly organised professionals with demonstrated previous experience in the areas of business, finance, accounting, or other relevant professional experience requiring high attention to detail. Our ideal candidate will be personable, and able to provide a high level of customer service, with excellent time management skills. They will be known for being detail oriented, process driven with a high attention to detail and accuracy. Previous experience managing finances or funding within a higher education institution will be highly desirable. 

For further information please contact Dr. Azima Akhmatova, Coordinator Global Programs. E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on  

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 2 page 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. 

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