Communications Specialist

Australian National University
December 11, 2022
Offerd Salary:$84,019 - $96,713
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Communications Specialist

Apply now Job no: 12678 Work type: Continuing Location: Canberra / ACT Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6/7 (Administration) Salary package: $84,019 - $96,713 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full Time, Continuing

Position overview

The ANU Library Communications team provides support for all ANU Library branches as well as all Scholarly Information Services areas including ANU Archives, ANU Press, University Records, ANU Open Research and the Australian National Data Service. The ANU Library Communications team also works with other various ANU areas across the campus.

The Communications Specialist is an integral member of the ANU Library communications team. The role is highly creative and innovative and is responsible for delivering key communications messages through various media channels, providing advice and assistance with various projects and initiatives, working with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external to the division, and providing strategic advice and contributing to strategic planning. This position will coordinate communications activities, creating and publishing timely news, web and social media content, overseeing and assisting with events and exhibitions, developing communications campaigns and strategies, developing communications project briefs and working within the Library Communications team to coordinate project implementations.

The Communications Specialist reports to the ANU Library Communications Manager and works under broad direction. The position works closely with all ANU Library Communications team members and with other ANU Library teams, Library branch managers, divisional senior managers and members of the Library executive. The Communications Specialist is expected to generate and maintain professional and supportive working relationships with colleagues both within Scholarly Information Services and across the university.

For more information, please contact Patrick Byrnes, ANU Library Communications Manager,

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

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Application information

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.
  • 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 and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

    Position Description & Selection Criteria

    Advertised: 22 Nov 2022 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: 11 Dec 2022 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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