Chief Operating Officer

Canberra, Australia
$107,632 - $112,944 per annum
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Administration)

Salary package: $107,632 - $112,944 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Employment Type: Continuing (Contingent fund)

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 

The ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL) is a multi-disciplinary Centre with research groups at the ANU, University of QLD, University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University.  CoEDL research explores how languages vary, how they are learnt, how they evolve and how they are processed.  The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for the overall management, administrative leadership and compliance of the Centre across all nodes.  The successful applicant will be an experienced research manager with highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills.   

For additional information, please contact Professor Nicholas Evans T: 02 6125 0028 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 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.

Closing date: Thursday 12 January 2017.

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.