The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.
CECS is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment, and equal employment opportunities to people of all backgrounds and identities.
Professional Services Group - The Professional Services Group supports the College and its Schools in the successful delivery of their objectives. The Professional Services Group achieves excellence in services by partnering and collaborating with academic staff, students and external partners, through embracing diversity of ideas to coming up with innovative solutions.
The role of the CECS Industry & Grants Team is to promote, support and foster better outcomes for our research community both within and outside the College.
The Services Officer is responsible for the provision of day-to-day research administration, post-award processes, data analysis and general advice on a wide range of matters related to research funding and grant applications, ensuring compliance with the University’s policies and procedures, adherence to deadlines, data accuracy, and timely escalation of more complex aspects to the relevant team members.
The successful applicant will have a strong customer service focus with the ability to problem solve and work cooperatively as a member of a team. The role is suited to a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast pace, dynamic environment.
A competitive candidate will have strong communication skills, with the ability to write effectively and with accuracy, and the ability to consult and liaise with a wide range of stakeholders in a culturally diverse environment. They will also demonstrate the ability to edit, proofread, interpret and analyse complex written documents.
High level computer skills with experience using online information systems and the MsOffice suite, in particular Excel, are vital for this role.
The CECS Industry & Grants team offers a stimulating environment within one of the best universities in the world. Creativity and collaboration are strongly encouraged. On the job training and professional development opportunities are provided to support you to reach your full potential in this exciting role.
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. 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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