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The Australian National University

Proofreader/Administrative Assistant

Apply now Job no: 19513
Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 4

Classification: ANU Officer 4 (Administration) 
Salary package: $63,301 – $68,633 per annum plus 17% superannuation (pro rata)
Terms: Continuing, Part-time (21 hours per week)

Position overview

Applications are being sought for a permanent part-time Proofreader/Administration Assistant at ANU Press.

ANU Press is the leading open-access publisher in Australia, producing high-quality scholarly publications from top academics across the globe.

We are seeking an experienced, driven and detail-oriented person to work as part of the ANU Press team, providing administration support for the team and proofreading books before publication. The main duties of the position include providing clerical and secretarial support, proofreading and checking manuscripts before publication, processing book orders, assisting with customer queries, data entry and working as part of the ANU Press team.

Previous experience as a proofreader or similar is highly desirable. There will be a short proofreading test at the end of the interview.

For more information, please contact Emily Hazlewood T: (02) 6125 7498 E:

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 that 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