General Manager, ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Canberra, Australia
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science is seeking a dynamic, energetic and experienced manager to lead a highly professional college administration team in a world class academic institution.

This is a unique opportunity to join one of the world’s most influential research universities as it embarks on a project to Reimagine engineering and computing, custom built and fit for the middle of the 21st century. This project aims to start the conversation about what our world will be like in 2050, when we are completely embedded in both a digital and physical environment, and to encourage us to take charge and shape a new intellectual agenda.

Through the Reimagine project, the College aims to attract the best and brightest problem finders and develop the people who will find the right kinds of problems, the solving of which are truly transformational. The role of General Manager will be pivotal in a shaping this exciting future and driving a culture of excellence in the planning, direction and performance of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science and its administration.

As General Manager you will be responsible for the leadership, management and coordination of administrative services and support for the College. You will contribute to strategic planning, assist in policy formulation and act as the primary administrative liaison with the central areas of the University and Directors of the College budget units.

Your extensive experience in the management of financial, human and material resources and the ability to contribute strategically, will see you effectively implement change management priorities for the College. Critical to your success will be your excellent communication skills and the ability to foster a harmonious environment, using your sensitive and diplomatic negotiation skills to achieve successful outcomes for the College.

In return for your strategic expertise, passion for leadership and commitment, you will be rewarded with a challenging and interesting career at the nation's university with excellence at its core. 

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Asher Dinnen at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or

Applications Close: Sunday 8 July 2018, 11:55pm AEST

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 is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities.

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