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General Manager - College of Science

Apply now Job no: 537633
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 4

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Science is seeking an experienced manager and leader to join its executive team.

The College General Manager, provides strategic leadership as well as facilitating and enhancing the performance of the College through the provision of operational and business services.  In partnership with the Dean, the General Manager ensures that the College is able to deliver its core business of research and teaching. The General Manager is accountable for the achievement of operational plans, for the provision of accurate financial and resourcing advice, and for high-quality service-delivery across the College‚Äôs professional staff teams. The General Manager also represents the interests of the College externally, both within and outside the University.

It is expected that the appointee will have extensive experience in the management of financial, human and material resources, the ability to work collaboratively to achieve College priorities in a complex operating environment, and an ability to lead teams and to foster productive working relationships to achieve successful outcomes.

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

For a confidential discussion please contact Kent Vidler, Deputy Manager, ANU Executive Search on

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.

Applications Close: Sunday, 27 September 2020

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