- Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
Classification: Senior Manager 2
Salary package: $137,231 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Continuing
The ANU School of Engineering (SoEN) is looking for an experienced, independent, self-starter to lead their strategic work on impact and engagement, particularly with industry, government, and the not-for-profit sector. This role will directly support the School Executive in further developing the School’s engagement strategy, and lead on implementing specific strategic initiatives.
The Australian National University (ANU) College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics (CECC) 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. 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 for engineering, computing, and the use of technology in the world.
The School of Engineering (SOEN) brings together a diverse and welcoming community that is motivated to seek “wicked problems”. We connect divergent thinkers, to explore and pose solutions, that cross the traditional interdisciplinary and global boundaries. We have evolved from our foundational strength in systems thinking, reaching beyond traditional engineering fields. This systems approach embraces our core strengths and is shaped around five focus areas: Aerospace Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information & Signal Processing, and Mechatronics. Join us in our fundamental quest of discovery and passionate pursuit of knowledge that goes beyond our lived world.
This leadership position is a continuing appointment to advance the impact and industry engagement strategy for the School of Engineering. The position reports to the Director, School of Engineering, and engages strongly with the academic community, professional services, students and alumni and industry partners. There is a supporting position supervised by this role. For the right candidate the position is flexible in terms of being part or full time.
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, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
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, visit: https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources
Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents:
- A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and 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.
- A maximum two-page statement addressing the selection criteria
- Other documents, if required.
To enquire about these positions please contact Chris Kellett, Director, School of Engineering at [email protected]
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.