Executive Officer

at Australian National University

Salary package: ANU Officer 8: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Term: Part time 17.5 hours per week, fixed term (2 years)

Applications will be reviewed and assessed by the Committee on a fortnightly basis. Should a suitable applicant be identified before advertising formally closes, the advert will be removed.

• Be part of an Institute developing a software engineering teaching hospital which is transforming computer science into tech for public good

• Bring your skills, ideas and initiative to work in a highly collaborative, dynamic team • Strong opportunities to engage with Industry and Government

The ANU Software Innovation Institute is seeking an exceptional Executive Officer to provide high level executive support, analysis and advice to the executive team of the Institute.

Position overview

This role is set within the Software Innovation Institute (“the Institute”) in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. The position is for a fixed term 2-year appointment with possible extension contingent upon progress and funding. The Executive Officer provides high level executive support, governance and strategic analysis, playing a key role in the successful achievement of the strategic and operational activities of the Institute. The appointee is accountable to the Institute Chief Operations Officer.

Institute overview

The Software Innovation Institute is bringing together an expert team of researchers, engineers and students from a range of disciplinary and professional backgrounds to address government and industry challenges at scale. The Institute builds complex software engineering solutions for clients by developing and translating new research techniques in machine learning, data science and computer science to solve previously unsolved problems. By 2022, the Institute aims to have established a world leading work-integrated software engineering teaching program, enabling clients of the Institute to receive both ANU research expertise and access to an advanced capability pipeline of graduates. The Software Innovation Institute is a flagship initiative of the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science, one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world. The College is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, comprising expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations.

Within the College, the Institute is building an internal culture that leverages both the academic excellence of the ANU and the agile methodologies in use in entrepreneurial hotspots such as Silicon Valley. Working in a fast-changing environment, and in line with its mandate, the Software Innovation Institute builds a culture of impact-driven research translation and contribution, inter-disciplinary collaboration, diversity, inclusion and strategic decision making, which makes it a unique workplace.

To enquire about these positions please contact the Chief Operations Officer of the Software Innovation Institute Dr Jess Moore M: 0432 632 505, E: jessica.moore@anu.edu.au

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is policy in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to require selection panels to seek a gender balance when compiling shortlists of candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

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, please visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources

Application information

Applications will be reviewed and suitable candidates interviewed on a fortnightly basis. The advert will be removed if a suitable candidate is found before the advertising closing date. Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents:

• A current curriculum vitae including the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).

• A 2-4 page statement addressing the selection criteria demonstrating your interest and relevant skills and experience.

• Other documents, if required.

**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.**

Canberra Australian Capital Territory Australia

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