Administration Officer

Canberra, Australia
21 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration)
Salary package: $68,704 - $75,109 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation contributions
Terms: Part- time, Fixed Term 12 months  

Position overview

The ANU College of Science (CoS) comprises: the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Research School of Biology, the Research School of Chemistry, the Research School of Earth Science, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, the Mathematical Sciences Institute, the Research School of Physics and Engineering, and the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and delivers a research-led education program that encompasses the entire breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities.  The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

We are looking for an experienced Administrator who has an interest in climate change and who is highly motivated, committed and enthusiastic.  Their role is to provide administrative and management support for the Director and staff of the ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI).

The CCI Administrator is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the CCI and for supporting and coordinating project work, internal and external events, stakeholder engagement and providing executive support to the CCI’s Director. To be successful you will need to have excellent administration, project management, events planning, and communication skills; the ability to work independently within a small team, display initiative, and exercise sound decision-making.

The University offers a variety of attractive benefits for staff in terms of competitive superannuation and progressive work environment.

Position Description: Administration Officer.pdf

Closing Date: 11 February 2018

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

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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.

For enquiries please contact :

Steven Crimp

Climate Change Institute

Fenner School of Environment and Society

Phone: +61 (2) 6125 7265


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