Senior Communications and Engagement Officer

Canberra, Australia
27 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $77,408 - $89,370 plus up to 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, fixed term appointment up to 28 February 2019  

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 School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is a dynamic community of scholars from different disciplines, including criminology, law, political science, psychology and sociology, united by our interest in governance and regulation.

RegNet is seeking an experienced and innovative Senior Communications & Engagement Officer to join our small, high achieving professional team. The successful candidate will have experience developing communications and outreach activities in a research or policy environment as well as a friendly engaging manner and a passion for research communication. 

This position leads the design and implementation of RegNet’s research communication strategy to strengthen the School’s research profile in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.  They establish and maintain a range of partner relationships with a growing cohort of stakeholders within and outside of the University. This position reports to the School Manager, RegNet and involves working closely with academic and professional staff within the School, the College of Asia and the Pacific and the ANU.  

This opportunity is being offered as a full-time, fixed term appointment up until the end of February 2019, to provide parental leave coverage for the substantive position occupant.    

For further information please contact the School Manager, Ms Amy Seath, or 02 6125 3287  

Closing date: 22 April 2018  

Position description:  ANUO67_Senior Comms Engagement Officer_23848.pdf

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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.