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Deputy Director, Student Recruitment

Apply now Job no: 536974
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 3

Classification: Senior Manager 3
Salary package: $139,010 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
Terms: Fixed term, 6 months

Position overview

The Australian National University (ANU) is a world-leading university in Australia's capital city, Canberra. ANU has a unique history and special standing as a resource for the Australian people and the region in which we live. In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, our community confronts the difficult challenges that will improve our lives and give Australians confidence about the future.

The Deputy Director, Student Recruitment is a key role, working with the Director of Marketing and Student Recruitment in delivering the University’s strategy to attract students from a diverse range of societal and cultural backgrounds to study at ANU.

It is a six month paternity leave position within the Marketing and Student Recruitment Division (MSRD) which brings together international and domestic recruitment, strategy, market research, marketing, advertising, website, social media engagement and creative design at ANU. The Deputy Director, Marketing and Student Recruitment is responsible for leading the Student Recruitment and Future Student Experience teams within the broader division.

The successful candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of domestic and international higher education market trends and directions, contemporary recruitment practices and marketing methods. They also must be able to embrace change, take calculated risks and have proven ability to lead and manage a team of diverse staff while delivering outcomes within budget.

Candidate Enquiries: Skye Forster, E: T: 02 6125 5003

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 one-page statement outlining why you are the most suitable candidate for the role
  • 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.

Applications that do not include a one-page statement will 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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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems