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The Australian National University

Deputy Head Of Residence, Bruce Hall

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

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer Level 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $95,894 - $102,664 per annum + superannuation
Fixed term: Full-time, Fixed term until 31 December 2018

Position overview

Bruce Hall offers catered and self-catered accommodation to 500 undergraduate and postgraduate students. These students require personalised pastoral care from dedicated and relatable ANU staff who can listen to their troubles and concerns.

Reporting to the Head of Residence, the Deputy Head is responsible for reinforcing the community aspect of living on campus as well as supporting the Head in relation to academic matters. You will develop productive relationships between staff and students across the Residence and also supervise Senior Resident leaders in volunteer roles.

Are you an energetic person looking to make a difference to the student experience of living on campus? We are looking for an employee to take up this unique position in a culturally diverse environment. You do not have to have formal qualifications in psychology or counselling but excellent communication skills, especially listening and empathy.

Enquiries: Katie Boyd, Head of Residence, Bruce Hall, T: 02 6125 6008 or 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 believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. 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 document 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 including referee reports.


You will also need to be eligible for a Working With Vulnerable People card.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.


Position Description & Selection Criteria

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