Human Resources Consultant – The Australian National University – ACT

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7
Salary package: $73,406 – $85,020 per annum + 17% Superannuation

Position overview

The Colleges of Science HR team are looking to fill two vacancies within the team; one ongoing and one for a fixed term of up to 17 months, as a maternity leave cover. The Science Administration team provides administrative support for Human Resources, Finance, Research Management and Student Administration to both the College of Medicine, Biology and Environment and the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

The HR Consultant works within the Human Resources team managing a client portfolio on all operational aspects of employment life cycle whilst ensuring compliance with the University’s Enterprise Agreement and associated policies, procedures and current legislation. The position will contribute to new initiatives and the development of best practise and streamlining of processes within the HR function at the University. The position is also responsible for the coordinating reports and analysis for senior staff members within the portfolio.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to developing a career in HR and an understanding of what a role in HR entails. We are looking for a team player with strong communication skills and effective relationship management, along with the ability to negotiate, and influence with senior stakeholders and ability to mentor more junior staff. Highly developed organisational skills, effective time management and excellent attention to detail are all essential attributes for this position.

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

For more information please contact Ms Kellie Opitz, Deputy HR Manager, Colleges of Science t: (02) 6125 6650,

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

A 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.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.

Closing date: 24 January 2016.