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The Australian National University

Communications Coordinator

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

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANUO6/7
Salary package: $77,408 - $89,370plus superannuation
Terms: Fixed Term, 12 months
  • Work in close collaboration with key ANU media and communications specialists, and some of the university's most prolific academics.
  • Get to shape the communications around a new direction for the college, and be involved with key strategic projects.
  • Develop unique content across a broad range of disciplines, writing for many different mediums.

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.

The college is seeking a Communications Coordinator to drive the written and digital content for one of two research schools within the college structure, to showcase the academic, student and alumni achievements, and research strengths of the college. The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal communications skills, and will work closely with staff within the immediate team and college, and with media experts working across all of ANU.

Enquiries: Cathie Gough, T: 61256978

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