Australian National University

Job Description

Canberra / ACT, ACT, Australia, 2601
Closing on: Jun 8, 2023
Position Description
Classification: ANU Officer 5/6 (Administration)
Salary package: $77,399 – $90,937 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full-Time, Continuing

Great opportunity to contribute to impactful college-level projects
Be part of a small, high-performing team with a flexible work culture
Join Australia’s #1 university and work in a beautiful campus environment
About Us

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 center of excellence for understanding human development and organization in Asia and the Pacific and addressing the cultural, economic, environmental, political, and societal dimensions of global challenges.

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The CAP Web Team is primarily responsible for the support, upgrade, and maintenance of the college’s Drupal-based web environment and for running various process improvement projects. The team manages 45 domains and has recently built and deployed a multi-site Drupal 9 environment. The majority of our focus is the support, migration, and decommission of the remaining Drupal 7 domains as well as ongoing development and support of the new Drupal 9 platform. Additionally, the CAP Web team will be engaged to provide process automation solutions for the college, utilizing the Microsoft stack, particularly leveraging Sharepoint, Dataverse, and the Power Platform to aid in these smaller projects.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Web Developer to provide support and develop web and business solutions within the CAP Web Team. This is a newly established position to deliver projects and contribute to process improvement. The Web Developer will report to the Web Team Lead and works closely with our Schools, Centres, Regional Institutes, and Professional staff to support and provide solutions to our web-based systems.

In this role, you will:

Support the transition of our websites to the Drupal 9 platform
Update and maintain CSS and view-based improvements across our Drupal 9 platform
Monitor our functional inbox and service queues and provide support to our web users
Identify and assist in the development and delivery of process automation using the Microsoft Power platform

Our Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or a related field with experience in web development and design. Or similar qualifications/certifications with relevant work experience.

We’re looking for:

Experience with the development and support of Drupal CMS (Drupal 9 and Drupal 7)
Working knowledge of Unix/Linux systems using the Drush command line
Demonstrated skills in web design using PHP and CSS
Familiarity with software version control management via GIT or similar
Exposure to the DevOps framework and agile work planning
Other desirable skills:

Experience using the Microsoft Power Platform
History of matching development to business and process improvement initiatives


To enquire about this opportunity please contact the Manager, Continuous Improvement and Projects, Michael Warren, E: [email protected]

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 protected]

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

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

A 1-2 page 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 that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have right 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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