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Regional Coordinator, International Relations and Partnerships

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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration)

Salary package: $84,019 - $96,713 plus 17% superannuation

Term: Full time, Continuing

The Position

The Regional Coordinator – International Relations and Partnerships leads the development of international relationships for Southeast Asia, with a particularly strong focus on Indonesia and the Pacific region. The position delivers on strategic international initiatives of the ANU College of Science (CoS) and ANU College of Health & Medicine (CHM), develops and strengthens international network and partnerships, and positions CoS & CHM as preferred knowledge and research partners in the assigned geographical region. It is responsible for developing and executing CoS’ & CHM's international institutional engagement plans by developing and coordinating collaborative academic and research programs, mobility programs (inbound and outbound), international institutional agreements and managing international visits/delegations. The position works closely and collaboratively with senior leadership, CoS & CHM Research Schools, and other academic and administrative stakeholders across CoS, CHM and ANU.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have strong skills and experience in developing and managing international relationships and international institutional partnerships. You will bring with you a high level of interpersonal skills and a sound knowledge and understanding of the international higher education sector in Australia and Southeast Asia, particularly in Indonesia and the Pacific region. In addition to strong communication skills, you will also require proficiency (both written and oral) in a Southeast Asian language (preferably Bahasa Indonesia) and will have experience in undertaking qualitative and quantitative research and analysis to support production of briefing material, reports and presentations to senior internal and external stakeholders.

The Colleges

The ANU College of Science encompasses the disciplines of: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment and Society, Mathematics, Physics, and Science Communication and is also home to a number of cross-disciplinary and specialist Institutes and Centres.  Staff and students within the ANU College of Science conduct research and deliver a research-led education program that encompasses the breadth of the sciences, supported by extensive international networks and by world-class facilities. The College has a strong tradition of research excellence that has fostered distinguished Nobel Laureates and Kyoto Prize winners and that trains scientific leaders in disciplines in which the ANU is consistently ranked in the top twenty in the world.

ANU College of Health & Medicine has an international reputation for research and education relevant to the health and well-being of the population of Australia, as well as that of the developing world. This is achieved through discovery research, applied research in health service settings, research-led teaching in health and medical sciences, and the translation of research findings into practice and policy.

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For further information please contact, Jay Poria, T: +61 2 6125 9131, E:  

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to people of all backgrounds and identities.  For more information about staff equity at ANU, click here. For enquiries about the application process, or if you require reasonable adjustment to apply for this role, please contact the hiring manager on the above listed details.

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 candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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