Global Development and Partnerships Officer

Canberra, Australia
06 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4
Salary package: $60,260 - $65,487 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Continuing, Full Time

The Joint Colleges of Science administration team delivers high quality administrative support and leadership to the core academic activities of research and education for the ANU Joint Colleges of Science, the most research-intensive unit of the Australian National University. Befitting the University’s place among the top 25 universities on the planet, our academics produce research that changes lives, and life as we know it. They are committed to solving problems through big picture and applied scientific research, to improving health outcomes for people around the world, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of global resources. Our students follow in the footsteps of these world-class researchers.

Proudly supporting this academic enterprise, the Joint Colleges of Science administration team fosters a dynamic working environment where collaboration and communication are valued, problems are met with innovative solutions, and change is embraced. This allows our highly skilled staff to influence best practice within the University, and to make significant contributions to process and system improvements. To us, a good leader is one who leads by example, empowers others, and invests in people, their career and development.  

Position Overview

The Global Development and Partnerships Officer supports the Global Development and Partnerships team within the Joint Colleges of Science in developing and managing partnerships with international institutions. This position plays a key role in the maintenance of successful institutional partnerships that lead to recruitment of international students across the ANU College of Health & Medicine (CHM) and the ANU College of Science (COS).    

Applicants should have proven experience in an administrative, client-facing role, be highly organised and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. They will have a demonstrated attention to detail, well-developed computing skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office and other online data management platforms. A keen interest in Science or experience at a Science affiliated organisation is desirable. As this role will require the incumbent to have significant interactions with ANU partner organisations in China, a candidate who is fluent in spoken and written Mandarin (Chinese) would be highly regarded.

For more information, please contact Mr Jay Poria, Manager – International Development & Partnerships on 

T: (02) 6125 9131 or


Closing date: 29 October 2017

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, ensuring your responses include reference to the behavioural attributes of the ANU Joint Colleges of Science Administration Team;
  • 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: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.