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The Australian National University

Deputy Director, Research Services

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 3

Classification: Senior Manager 3
Salary package: $132,720 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time, Fixed Term – 1 Year

  • Leadership Opportunity – Deliver World Leading Research
  • Diverse Stakeholder Base – Enhance Systems and Processes
  • Attractive Package – Canberra Based

Position overview

The Australian National University is a research-intensive university of global standing specialising in discovery and public policy. Our research priorities address the challenges facing Australia and the world.

Supporting the ongoing delivery of this world leading research the University has a key opportunity for a highly experienced leader in research services to join its team.

Reporting to the Research Services Director you will lead a team responsible for managing the end to end operations of the division, including reviewing and implementing an improved research delivery framework. This will also include providing advice to the University and Colleges Executive on research funding, resource allocation, grant management and other key components.

To be successful in this role you be a proven leader with a track record of success and a deep understanding of research management, planning and implementation in a higher education or research business organisation, including the current policy agenda in research development practices.

You will be known for your innovative and engaging style with the ability to consult broadly across the University to enable the enhancement and growth of its research outcomes, build university-wide consistent protocols and maximise external funding opportunities.

Post graduate qualifications will be highly regarded.

Note: This opportunity is available under a one-year non-ongoing contract, secondments would be considered.

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 believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Enquiries: To find out more Keith Cantlie on 02 6239 7755 or email Job Reference: 4937

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

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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