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The Australian National University

HR Officer (Part Time)

Apply now Job no: 516717
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration) 
Salary package: $66,904 - $73,309 (pro rata) plus 9.5% Super

Terms: Part Time (21 hours, days to be negotiated), Fixed Term (10 Months)

  • Work in Australia's leading University!
  • Great learning and development opportunities to grow your HR career.
  • Operational environment supporting Academic organisational units of the College of Arts and Social Sciences.

Position overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is the largest single College of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and two ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

To help make it all happen, we need like-minded individuals to join our corporate community - people with energy, curiosity and imagination. Right now we're looking for a talented and enthusiastic HR Officer who is keen for the opportunity to continue to grow their Human Resources career.  You will be part of our fun and friendly HR team who strive to create a dynamic workplace culture.

The HR Officer works closely with the other members of the HR team and with HR practitioners in the Human Resources Division (HRD), liaising with, and providing quality HR advice and service to a wide variety of staff and visitors. The HR Officer is responsible for the provision of day-to-day generalist HR advice and services, ensuring data accuracy and integrity and timely escalation of more complex human resources aspects to the relevant team members.

To be successful in this role you must have demonstrated HR generalist experience with proven HR information system experience.  A high level of both communication and attention to detail while meeting competing deadlines is also required.  Industry membership, relevant training/qualifications and experience using Page Up or People soft programs are desirable.

For enquiries regarding this role please contact Lauren Sayers on; (02) 6125 6648 or

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. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit


Application information

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

  • A 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.
  • 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.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  20 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems