Assistant Manager, Research Management

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

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $95,894 - $102,664 per annum, plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full-time, fixed-term for 12 months 

  • A stimulating environment to provide support for cutting edge research
  • Creativity and strong analytical skills are highly valued
  • Professional development and training opportunities in a supportive work environment 

The Joint Colleges of Science (JCS) 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 JCS 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

As team leader of one of our Research Management teams, you will have the opportunity to exhibit your high-level capacity in research management and your outstanding leadership attributes. Working within a strong peer network, you will lead the operations and people management of a team supporting research in Schools across the ANU College of Health and Medicine and the ANU College of Science.

Successful applicants will have demonstrated experience in research management, exceptional leadership skills, a strong customer service focus with well-developed liaison skills, and the ability to think strategically.  Excellent administration and organisational skills are essential, together with the ability to problem solve, exercise initiative and work cooperatively as a member of a team.

Enquiries: Please contact Eva Lerable

T: (02) 6125 9320


Closing date: 1 July 2018

Position description: ANUO8 Assistant Manager, JCS, Research Management.pdf 

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please ensure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the relevant selection criteria
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • The names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).

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.

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