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The Australian National University

School Administrator - ANU School of Art & Design

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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification:  ANU Officer Grade 5
Salary package: $68,704 to $75,109 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, continuing

  • Work towards the strategic vision for the ANU School of Art & Design
  • Have the opportunity to work across diverse university systems directly assisting staff, visitors and students.
  • Provide high level administration service in finances, HR and research publication collection.

Position overview

The ANU School of Art & Design is seeking a dynamic and innovative School Administrator. This position is primarily responsible for the provision of high quality administrative support services in financial, human resources, visitor coordination, research publication collection and event activity. The position is within the ANU School of Art & Design, which offers degrees in design, visual arts, art history and curatorship and digital arts.

The School Administrator works collaboratively within a small administration team under the supervision and direction of the School Manager. This role will be responsible for processing, coordinating and delivering financial and human resources administration. This role supports the School’s research through publication output data collection in line with the strategic research goals of the School and College. The School Administrator provides timely support to the Head of School in regards to travel, visitor and some event activities.

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.

For more information, please contact Barbara McConchie, T: 61253970 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