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The Australian National University

Executive Assistant

Apply now Job no: 516730
Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration)
Salary package: $66,904 - $73,309 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-time, Continuing

An opportunity exists for a bright, flexible and organised team player to join the Joint Colleges of Science as an Executive Assistant / Administrative Officer.


Position Overview:


The Joint Colleges of Science are seeking a suitably experienced person to provide administrative and executive support to members of the Science Executive team, with the possibility of moving into a functional administration or project based position. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with change, embracing this unique opportunity to experience and understand the broad-College working environment as an Executive Assistant, with the opportunity to expand into broader administrative or project work. The Executive Assistant will provide diary management and general administrative assistance to two members of the Joint Colleges Executive, along with some secretariat support and project work as required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, are essential.


Enquiries: Please contact Julia Sharwood, T: (02) 6125 6029 E:


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