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Senior Administration Officer

Canberra, Australia
$89,134 - $102,600 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)
Salary package: $89,134 - $102,600 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Continuing

  • An exciting opportunity to support a variety of stakeholders, including staff, students and visitors across the School of Music and School of Art & Design
  • Provide advice and high level support on a wide range of general and student administration, financial and human resources matters
  • Actively participate in the efficient coordination and day-to-day operations in the Schools.

Position Overview

The Senior Administration Officers works under the broad direction of the Administration Manager and the School Manager to undertake a broad range of administrative tasks relating to the day-to-day activities, acting as first point of contact for administrative services and providing high level support to a variety of stakeholders including staff, students and visitors, working in partnership with team members, College functional area staff and with colleagues in ANU Central Services.

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have strong administrative and support skills, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with multiple projects, stakeholders and competing deadlines in a dynamic environment. The successful applicant will be flexible and resourceful with a demonstrated commitment to the delivery of high quality outcomes to meet the needs of the Schools, College and University. Experience in finance, human resources and/or student administration will be highly regarded.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

For Enquiries, please contact Amy Kerr-Menz, Administration Manager T: 02 6125 5803 E: 

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

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

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. 

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