Senior Human Resources Officer

Canberra, Australia
07 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $77,408 - $89,370 per annum plus superannuation
Terms:  Fixed term 11 months, Full Time or Part Time job share possibility

  • Great opportunity to grow your HR career during an 11 month fixed term appointment.
  • Varied role offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Operational environment supporting academic organisational units of the College of Arts and Social Sciences.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 46 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 100 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

Right now we're looking for talented and enthusiastic HR professionals who are keen for the opportunity to continue to grow their Human Resources career through a fixed term opportunity supporting a large and diverse client group.  We are seeking someone to fill a temporary contract for 11 months, whilst current team member is on temporary transfer, and would welcome interest from staff who are interested in full or part time (job share arrangement).

Position overview:

The HR team structure is collaborative and supportive, liaising with and providing high quality HR advice and service to a wide variety of staff and visitors. This is a generalist HR role covering a broad range of HR tasks while working collaboratively with staff in the College and the Human Resources Division (HRD) and supports the implementation of various local and University-wide HR initiatives.

To be successful in this role you must have demonstrated HR experience and proven HR information system experience.  A high level of both communication and attention to detail while meeting competing deadlines is also required.  Industry membership or certification, relevant training/ degree qualifications and experience using Page Up or People Soft programs are highly desirable.

For more information, please contact Lauren Sayers T: 02 6125 6648 or E:

Closing date: 21 January 2018

Position description: ANUO67 HR Consultant.docx

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

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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 and full or part time preference.
  • 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.