Associate Director, International Student Recruitment & Admissions

Canberra, Australia
$107,632- $112,944 per annum plus 17% superannuation
17 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Management 1 (Administration)
Salary package: $107,632- $112,944 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Ongoing, full time 

Position overview

The Australian National University has a 70-year history as an institution with an international reputation for excellence in research and education. The student body at ANU is drawn from across the nation and around the world. Outstanding students are attracted to the University by its reputation, the quality of its staff, the breadth of its teaching and research programs and facilities, and unique educational experience. A highly professional and focused central recruitment and admissions office ensures that the University continues to target its activities to the students we most want to attract and admit and also to maintain integrity in providing equitable admission processes.

The Division of Student Recruitment and Admissions comprises the Domestic Recruitment and Admissions Office, and International Recruitment and Admissions Office. The Division has been strategically structured to integrate and align both recruitment and admissions functions to enable joint policy and shared accountability, led by the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions.

We are now seeking to recruit a talented and experienced individual to oversee a team of staff who are focused on the recruitment and admission of onshore and offshore International students. 

Working closely with the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions, this position will develop, implement and oversee the International Student Recruitment and Admissions Strategy, in line with the university's objectives. This position will also drive projects to improve the efficiency of Admissions processes and policy, liaise closely with the seven academic Colleges of the University, and provide high-level advice to the Director and the University's senior executive management team on overall strategic direction.

The successful candidate will have comprehensive experience in the international student sector with a high-level understanding of market trends and directions and/or student administration management, and the proven ability to lead and manage a large team of diverse staff while delivering outcomes in an increasingly competitive market. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make an important contribution toward shaping the international direction of a world-class university and developing ANU as a top tertiary education destination for international students.

For a confidential discussion, please contact; Ms Angela Watkins, Director, Student Recruitment and Admissions via phone +61 2 6125 6023 and email at 

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 believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. 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.

For Position Description, please see: PD_Associate Director, International Student Recruitment & Admissions.docx

Closing date: 11:55pm, Sunday 13 November 2016. 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.