The Executive Officer, will work closely with the Office of Dean, Higher Degree Research in achieving the strategic and operational goals of the University. The successful applicant will be supported to broaden their experience and horizons through working across a diverse range of activities including management of university-wide Committees, and substantial contributions to key portfolio projects including reporting, review, and implementation.
The Executive Officer will lead projects in the portfolio, working closely with other members of the University Executive, other Executive Officers in the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, with senior staff of the University, and key groups and stakeholders external to the University and act as an effective liaison point with members of the university community and external stakeholders. ROLE STATEMENT Under the broad direction of the Dean, HDR, the Executive Officer will: Advise and support the office of the Dean HDR, in the development, implementation and reporting of outcomes in their portfolio, including the development of policy and contributions to the University’s planning processes. Undertake research, write reports, draft submissions and correspondence. Ensure the effective operation of the Office of the Dean HDR Provide support and coordination for managing portfolio operational and strategic budgets. Provide support to University committees and reference groups. Provide a point of liaison and coordination between the Office of the Dean, HDR, other members of the University Executive, Deans of Colleges, Heads of Administrative Divisions, key student organisations and key groups and individuals external to the University, including government agencies and private firms. Actively engage in on-going professional development and make a continuing contribution to administrative process improvements relevant to the portfolio. Carry out any other related duties as required to achieve the strategic objectives of the Office and the Research and Innovation portfolio, consistent with the classification level. Comply with all ANU policies and procedures, and in particular those relating to work health and safety and equal opportunity.
You will possess experience in providing strategic planning advice to senior management, highly developed organisational and interpersonal skills and have a demonstrated understanding of challenges facing the Australian higher education sector and/or university operations. We strongly encourage and support applications from Indigenous Australians for this role. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Post graduate qualifications and relevant demonstrated experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education/training. 2. Demonstrated experience in providing strategic planning advice and support to senior management, and the provision of project management, including seeing projects through to completion on time and on budget. 3. Demonstrated high-level organisational skills and the ability to strategically prioritise work to meet competing demands and use sound judgement in decision-making. 4. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team of people, to provide consistent, timely and high quality administrative support services. 5. Demonstrated ability to use management information systems, as well as proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of programs. 6. Demonstrated high level of interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, including demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with key stakeholders and senior representatives across the University and external to the University. 7. A demonstrated understanding of challenges facing the Australian higher education sector and university operations. 8. A demonstrated high-level of understanding of equal opportunity principles and occupational health and safety and a commitment to their application in a university context.
Classification: Senior Manager 1 Salary package: $113,421- $118,839 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed Term (12 months)
Canberra ACT In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A 2 page 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. - Relevant qualifications - 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 and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. For further information please contact Professor Ann Evans, Dean, Higher Degree Research through her Executive Assistant Bronwyn Reardon T: +61 2 58487 E: [email protected] Applications close: 16 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time