ANU Officer Grade 4 | Fixed Term 1 Year | Salary package: $66,403 to $71,841 Plus 17% superannuation The University has an express commitment to equal opportunity in employment and is committed to implementing strategies to increase the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of The Australian National University (ANU) community and supports actions aimed at increasing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons and women.
College overview The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is a vibrant and diverse community of more than three thousand students, staff, and visitors. Our College is comprised of three schools: the School of Computing, School of Cybernetics, and School of Engineering, supported by the Professional Services Group. We aim to bring together expertise in social, technical, ecological and scientific systems to build a new approach. In the College, we draw on our disciplinary foundations to find and solve problems of global importance. Our people build on our traditional world-class expertise and take it in creative, unconventional directions. Through the Reimagine investment, we have the privilege and the responsibility to build a new legacy for the University, the country, and even the world. We will deliver on our mission by building a strong community, providing transformative educational experiences, conducting high-impact research, seeking meaningful engagement, and becoming a resilient organisation post COVID-19. Join us in shaping a new intellectual agenda to reimagine engineering, computing, and the use of technology in the world. The Professional Services Group provides expertise that supports the College in the successful delivery of its objectives. We achieve excellence in services by partnering and collaborating with academic staff, students and external partners, through embracing diversity of ideas to coming up with innovative solutions. Our expertise spans across Engagement, Community, Resources, combining strengths across each of these focused areas to identify and build strong collaborative relationships throughout our broad stakeholder base. Position overview This position is a fixed term appointment for a period of 1 year, contributing to day-to-day administration and team specific projects on a rotational basis, within the University's College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Engagement, Community and Resources service teams. The Services Assistant will provide a comprehensive level of administrative and student facing support services, contributing to the efficient and effective provision of professional services to improve student transitions and experience, through liaising with their team, supervisor and relevant stakeholders across the College and wider University. The position will also collaborate with a range of stakeholders, including students, academic and professional staff and volunteers, while engaged in supporting the CECS community initiatives. The Services Assistant Cadet - Diversity & Inclusion, will provide robust, personalised feedback and input on a wide range of policies, and provide assistance with procedures and initiatives, supporting the representation and achievement of First Nations peoples advancing the College’s and University’s strategic goals. Longer term and/or ongoing appointment may be offered in exceptional cases subject to performance and budget availability as well the candidate’s demonstrated capability and desire to complement the College’s strategic agendas in teaching, research and broader engagement within the University and community.
ANU is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, and particularly welcomes applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is practice in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to actively seek a gender mix of shortlisted candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break, had career disruptions or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of the higher education sector. We support applicants who require flexible arrangements in their work environments or patterns. If your experience looks a little different to what we’ve described, but you’re passionate and motivated by this position, we welcome your enquiry and application. SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Applicant must be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. 2. Year 12 and extensive relevant work experience. Previous client facing, or student support experience would be highly regarded. 3. Demonstrated ability in providing administrative support to a busy office, stepping up to support for its day to-day functioning, and in the provision of high-level assistance to senior staff. 4. Demonstrated ability to support special projects, deliver strategic outcomes and community building initiatives. 5. Proven organisational skills and ability to prioritise own workload and to work effectively both independently and as part of a broader team, meeting demanding deadlines and delivering high quality outcomes. 6. Demonstrated high-level customer service and communication skills with an ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders in a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. 7. Highly developed computer skills, including proficiency using the MS Office suite, experience with online information systems and social media platforms. Advanced skills in Excel will be highly regarded. 8. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles and policies and a commitment to their application in a university context. The ANU conducts background checks on potential employees, and employment in this position is conditional on satisfactory results in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position. To enquire about these positions please contact Raelene Ernst (she/her), Senior Consultant - Diversity & Inclusion, via phone at +61 (0) 422 136 015 or email [email protected]
The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, visit: https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources
This position is based in Canberra, ACT. Application information: Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal below: https://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/543429/service-assistant-cadet-diversity-inclusion Applicants should upload the following separate documents: A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and 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. A 3-page statement addressing the selection criteria. A ‘Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Descent Form’ or a Statutory Declaration. Other documents, if required. Please note that this is an Identified Indigenous position in accordance with the University's Identified Position Procedure and only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply. The ANU conducts background checks on potential employees, and employment in this position is conditional on satisfactory results in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure, which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position. 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.