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Administrative Assistant

Apply now Job no: 540167
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 4

Classification: ANU Officer 4 (Administration)
Salary package: $65,101 - $70,433 per annum plus 17% superannuation
TermS: Full time, Fixed term (2 years)

Position overview

Researchers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Program (ATSIHP) within the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH), Research School of Population Health (RSPH) conduct cutting-edge innovative and multidisciplinary large-scale research in areas across the social and cultural determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. We have a range of research projects that work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Our approach across the program is to conduct research in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, communities, and organisations, and to frame our work using a strengths-based approach, where possible. Research areas include: the relationship between culture and wellbeing; cardiovascular disease; family and community safety; tobacco control; social and emotional wellbeing; and research methodology.

The Administrative Assistant will work closely with the Program Coordinator, Executive Officer and the Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Study team which will carry out a program of work aimed at quantifying the impact and outcomes of TIS Regional Tobacco Control Grants on smoking prevalence and other tobacco-related indicators among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Administrative Assistant will also regularly engage with academic and professional staff in the Program, as well as a wide range of people across the university and external stakeholders.

For further information, please contact Shavaun Wells T: (02) 02 6125 1700 E: shavaun.wells@anu.edu.au

This is an identified position in accordance with the University’s Identified Positions Procedure. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special measure and is aimed at increasing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons in line with the strategies in the ANU Enterprise Agreement.

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 https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

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