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Human Resources Officer

Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional
Classification: ANU Officer 5

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 5 (Administration)Salary package: $71,878 - $78,411 per annum plus superannuation
Terms: Two (2) Roles, Full time, Fixed term (5 months and 9 months)
Position overview
The Science; Health & Medicine (SHM) Administration team delivers high quality administrative support and leadership to the core academic activities of research and education for the ANU Colleges of Science; Health and Medicine, the most research intensive unit of the Australian National University. Befitting the University’s place among the top 25 universities on the planet, our academics produce research that changes lives, and life as we know it. They are committed to solving problems through big picture and applied scientific research, to improving health outcomes for people around the world, and to the sustainable, secure and equitable use of global resources. Our students follow in the footsteps of these world-class researchers.
Proudly supporting this academic enterprise, SHM Administration fosters a dynamic working environment where collaboration and communication are valued, problems are met with innovative solutions, and change is embraced. This allows our highly skilled staff to influence best practice within the University, and to make significant contributions to process and system improvements. To us, a good leader is one who leads by example, empowers others, and invests in people, their career and development.  
The SHM Human Resources team have an exciting opportunity for two suitably qualified HR generalists to join our team to support a broad range of clients across the two largest Colleges at the ANU; the ANU College of Health & Medicine, and the ANU College of Science.  You will have the opportunity to continue to develop your knowledge and understanding of a diverse range of operational HR tasks, specifically recruitment, payroll, reporting, and exposure to relevant HR Information Systems.
The successful applicants will demonstrate a solid general knowledge of HR processes and procedures and a commitment to developing a career in HR.  We are looking for a team member with excellent interpersonal skills, strong self-management and the capacity to quickly develop productive professional relationships with colleagues and clients. Highly developed organisational skills, effective time management and excellent attention to detail are all essential attributes for this position.
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For further information about the position please contact: Aaron Smith, Assistant HR Manager, Joint Colleges Administration, T: +61 2 6125 6135 E:   
The Australian National University is a world-leading institution and provides a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs to support staff in maintaining a healthy work/life balance whilst encouraging success in reaching their full career potential. For more information, please visit
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 For enquiries about the application process, or if you require reasonable adjustments to apply for this role, please contact our HR team for a confidential conversation E: or T: +61 2 6125 6135.
Application information
In order to apply for this role, please make sure that you upload the following documents:
A cover letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the selection criteria (not more than two pages), and
A current curriculum vitae (CV).
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.
Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.
Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: 04 Sep 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 22 Sep 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Human Resources Officer The Australian National University


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