Manager - Higher Degree Research Operations

Canberra, Australia
26 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Senior Manager 1
Salary package: $107,632 - $112,944 plus 17% superannuation
Terms:   Full time, Fixed Term - 18 months

Position overview

The Research and Innovation Portfolio provides leadership and support of strategic initiatives to build growth in research and education outcomes through strategic partnerships with industry, government and not-for-profit organisations. 

Reporting to the Dean, Higher Degree Research, the incumbent will focus on the facilitation, management and development of HDR information and business improvements, by providing high-level support to the Dean, HDR and strategic direction and advice to the ANU community in the areas of HDR administration and governance.

The incumbent will work closely with the HDR Service Improvement Group Project Manager in completion of Phase 3 of the HDR Administrative Support Project, participating in the scoping and staged implementation of the agreed target state model. The incumbent will actively represent and support the Dean, HDR in formal committees, meetings, working parties and other forums, and will develop and maintain relationships, work effectively and consult and liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including staff, students and visitors, working in partnership with colleagues across the University.

For more information, please contact Professor Imelda Whelehan, Dean, Higher Degree Research on T: 02 6125 5569 or E:

Closing date:  21 September 2017

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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 applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.