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Senior Service Consultant - Industry & Grants

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

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8

Salary: $103,636 - $110,821 per annum plus 17% superannuation 

Term: Full Time, Continuing Position

This role will be required to lead engagement with stakeholders, particularly school leadership and ANU service divisions. The role requires:

  • Demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders to plan and schedule team projects in a service environment
  • Ability to engage senior stakeholders and translate needs into operational planning
  • Ability to manage team workloads in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team
  • Experience in supporting research grant applications and reporting

College overview 

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is a vibrant and diverse community of more than three thousand students, staff, and visitors. Our College is comprised of three schools: the School of Computing, School of Cybernetics, and School of Engineering, supported by the Professional Services Group. We aim to bring together expertise in social, technical, ecological and scientific systems to build a new approach. In the College, we draw on our disciplinary foundations to find and solve problems of global importance. Our people build on our traditional world-class expertise and take it in creative, unconventional directions. Through the Reimagine investment, we have the privilege and the responsibility to build a new legacy for the University, the country, and even the world. We will deliver on our mission by building a strong community, providing transformative educational experiences, conducting high-impact research, seeking meaningful engagement, and becoming a resilient organisation post COVID-19. Join us in shaping a new intellectual agenda to reimagine engineering, computing, and the use of technology in the world.

The Professional Services Group (PSG) provides expertise that supports the College in the successful delivery of its objectives.  We achieve excellence in services by partnering and collaborating with academic staff, students and external partners, through embracing diversity of ideas to coming up with innovative solutions. Our expertise spans across Engagement, Community, Resources, combining strengths across each of these focused areas to identify and build strong collaborative relationships throughout our broad stakeholder base. 

Position overview 

This is a full time continuing position in the Engagement Team that will develop and lead the research management.  

The Senior Services Consultant works collaboratively with the wider Engagement team and assists the Service Manager, Industry+Grants in the development and sharing of knowledge at local level while also representing the area in various University-wide initiatives. The context of the role is to provide high quality service, advice and direction to stakeholders in the College community.

As a Senior Service Consultant, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to work with other team leaders in the Engagement team and across the PSG, including finance, HR, student services, School administration teams as well as central service units across the University to provide a seamless experience to both internal and external stakeholders. 

To enquire about this position, please contact Lori Sciusco, Service Manager, Industry+Grants Team, via P: +61 2 6125 6654 or E: 

ANU is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, and particularly welcomes applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is practice in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to actively seek a gender mix of shortlisted candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU.

We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break, had career disruptions or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of the higher education sector. We support applicants who require flexible arrangements in their work environments or patterns. If your experience looks a little different to what we’ve described, but you’re passionate and motivated by this position, we welcome your enquiry and application. 

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information.

Application information 

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents: 

In order to apply for this role it is important that you upload the following documents:

  • A cover letter 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. 

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

The ANU conducts background checks on potential employees, and employment in this position is conditional on satisfactory results in accordance with the Background Checking Procedure, which sets out the types of checks required by each type of position. 

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