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The Australian National University

Communications and Outreach Officer

Apply now Job no: 526493
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $78,956 - $91,157 plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term (12 months)

Position overview

National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) is Australia’s leading national provider of high-end computational and data-intensive services, with a well-respected reputation for its services, expertise and innovation. NCI is an operating unit of the Australian National University and is built on and sustained by a formal collaboration of national research organisations, ANU, CSIRO, Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, other research-intensive universities and eResearch support organisations nationally. NCI engages in a dynamic range of projects across a number of areas that focus on Development and Innovation. The activities span a range of HPC developments that require both a well-developed understanding of advanced and commodity ICT technology and scientific computing environments – particularly within the earth system and geospatial sciences.

NCI seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled professional to play a key role in implementing NCI’s communication and outreach activities. The focus of the role is to promote the key contribution played by NCI’s computational and data-intensive services in the advancement of knowledge today, and in particular the co-ordination of a number of high profile events (conferences, tours, VIP visits) in support of this objective, and in conjunction with the launch of NCI’s new supercomputer in 2019.  The appointee to this position will be a highly-motivated individual who thrives in the environment of science communication, has a flair for events management and enjoys the challenge of implementing plans and strategies for communication and outreach.

For further information please contact Amanda Walker, E: T: +61 2 6125 9804

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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