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Important Message

On 31 October 2013, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, Senator the Hon. Eric Abetz, announced interim recruiting arrangements for the Australian Public Service.

As a result of these arrangements only current ongoing APS employees are eligible to apply for the following vacancies.

Further information regarding the interim arrangements is available on the APSC website.


Current Vacancies

 

Position: Assistant Director
Classification: EL1
Employment Status: Non-Ongoing  - Up to 12 Months
Position Contact: HR Team
Apply Address: recruitment@arc.gov.au   
Applications Close: Friday, 22 August 2014

About the Opportunity
There are various opportunities at the EL1 level within both the Research Excellence Branch, responsible for the development and implementation of ERA, and the Programs Branch, responsible for delivering the NCGP.

Members of these Branches work in a fast-paced environment and are expected to:

  • have a commitment to achieving quality outcomes;
  • interact positively and effectively within the ARC and with a broad range of external stakeholders;
  • meet tight deadlines; and
  • have a good understanding of the Australian higher education research sector.

The occupants will undertake a range of work to support ARC business, including but not limited to:

  • planning and preparing policy advice, reports, briefings and correspondence;
  • undertaking research and analysis of issues and/or data;
  • undertaking high-level project management;
  • providing high-level support and training for committee members;
  • liaising with representatives of the public and private sectors, notably higher education institutions, organisations and individuals (national and international);
  • liaising with internal stakeholders; 
  • developing key public documentation;
  • developing communication products and materials, including publications, fact sheets, web content and other communication requirements; and
  • providing high-level secretariat support for ARC committees.

Selection Documentation for Assistant Director - Word Format (50KB) - PDF Format (343KB)

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Position: Senior Project Officer
Classification: APS6
Employment Status: Non-Ongoing  - Up to 12 Months
Position Contact: HR Team
Apply Address: recruitment@arc.gov.au   
Applications Close: Friday, 22 August 2014

About the Opportunity:

There are various opportunities at the APS6 level within both the Research Excellence Branch, responsible for the development and implementation of ERA, and the Programs Branch, responsible for delivering the NCGP.

Members of these Branches work in a fast-paced environment and are expected to:

  • have a commitment to achieving quality outcomes;
  • interact positively and effectively within the ARC and with a broad range of external stakeholders;
  • meet tight deadlines; and
  • have a good understanding of the Australian higher education research sector.

The occupants will undertake a range of work to support ARC business, including but not limited to:

  • planning and preparing policy advice, reports, briefings and correspondence;
  • undertaking research and analysis of issues and/or data;
  • undertaking high-level project management;
  • providing high-level support and training for committee members;
  • liaising with representatives of the public and private sectors, notably higher education institutions, organisations and individuals (national and international);
  • liaising with internal stakeholders; 
  • developing key public documentation;
  • developing communication products and materials, including publications, fact sheets, web content and other communication requirements; and
  • providing high-level secretariat support for ARC committees.

Selection Documentation for Senior Project Officer - Word Format (50KB) - PDF Format (347KB)

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Supporting Documents

Applications for advertised vacancies should be sent to:

Email: (preferred)

OR
Recruitment Officer
Australian Research Council
GPO Box 2702
Canberra ACT 2601

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