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The Australian National University

Program Officer (IDM)

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

Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (0.6 FTE)
Salary package: $68,704 - $75,109 per annum plus 17% superannuation (pro-rata)
Terms: Part time (21 hours per week), fixed term position (up to June 2020)


Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The Crawford School of Public Policy is one of four Schools within the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and one of the world’s leading public policy schools.

The Individual Deprivation Measure (IDM) is a new, gender-sensitive measure of multidimensional poverty. It was developed through a four-year, multidisciplinary international research collaboration, based at the Australian National University and funded by the Australian Research Council. The Crawford School is now hosting the next phase of the IDM development, in collaboration with the International Women’s Development Agency and funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (2016-2020). The IDM Program will involve further refinement of the measure, field studies in up to five countries, analysis of survey data, and communication of the IDM to a global audience.

The IDM team is seeking a professional and highly motivated Program Officer to provide efficient and effective general administrative and logistical support.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in providing high quality administrative support in a complex environment. Highly developed computer skills, including proficiency with the MsOffice Suite is a requirement for this position. Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, high personal motivation, self-management and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment are also essential. Experience in finance or research administration or project coordination will be highly regarded.

This opportunity is being offered on a part-time basis of 0.6 FTE (21 hours per week) for a fixed term appointment up to 30 June 2020.

For more information about the position, please contact the Senior Program Coordinator (IDM), Dr Darlene Sebalj, 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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