Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $107,263 - $114,700 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) (Up to 3 years)
The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The College hosts the largest number of regional experts and specialist academic programs in the English-speaking world, and plays a vital role in informing public policy and Australia's intellectual engagement with the societies, cultures and economies of Asia and the Pacific.
CAP is the centre of excellence for understanding human development and organisation in Asia and the Pacific, and addressing the cultural, economic, environmental, political and societal dimensions of global challenges.
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The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs (Bell School) is a world-leading centre for research, education, and policy analysis on international and Asia Pacific politics, security, diplomacy, and strategic affairs. The School comprises a number of vibrant, interdisciplinary, intellectual communities: the Department of International Relations, the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, the Department of Political and Social Change, and the Department of Pacific Affairs.
The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) is a vibrant research unit, comprising over 20 academics and some 35 PhD students, situated in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. DPA is the leading international centre for applied research into contemporary governance issues in the broader Pacific. In addition to its scholarly goals, DPA maintains a strong commitment to active engagement with policy communities in the region and Australia.
DPA is the lead partner in the consortium delivering Pacific Research Program – Phase 2 (PRP II). Co-funded by DFAT and the consortium partners’ parent bodies, PRP II (2022-26) will generate and disseminate independent Pacific-focused research as a regional public good, and support stronger evidence-based policy making in the Pacific by working to foster stronger research practice and deeper research-to-knowledge engagement.
We are seeking a Departmental Manager to lead in the implementation of our many and varied research projects, outreach activities and education offerings. This role involves managing multiple projects with conflicting priorities and timelines and communicating effectively with diverse audiences to ensure projects are delivered on time and to a high standard. The Departmental Manager will report to the Department Head and work closely with the Senior PRP Manager, other DPA professional staff and college staff.
In this role, you will:
Our Ideal Candidate
Our ideal candidate will show close attention to detail, have relevant qualifications in project management, Pacific politics or capacity building and demonstrated experience in foreign aid, university systems, project and financial reporting. To excel in this role you will also have extensive experience in working within diverse and dynamic teams to manage research projects from design and implementation through to reporting, monitoring and evaluation. People of Pacific Island heritage are strongly encouraged to apply.
To enquire about this opportunity, please contact the PRP Lead of DPA, Nicole Haley – +61261250408 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
Increasing the representation of women, First Nations people and persons from diverse gender, ability, cultural and linguistic backgrounds is a strategic priority for the College of Asia and the Pacific. We strongly encourage applications from these groups.
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on email@example.com
ANU is a large, diverse employer. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
How to Apply
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.
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