Applications now open - two casual Executive Education Officers

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22 June 2023

Climate, energy and disasters are crucial and growing issues for Australia and the world. The goal of the Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) is to advance solutions to climate change, the energy transition and disasters. The Institute initiates and supports the development of transdisciplinary research teams across ANU and drives outreach, policy engagement, facilitation and coordination of cross ANU projects with the aim of securing long-term, large-scale research funding and ensuring broad societal impact. Additionally, the Institute takes a lead role in the ANU Below Zero initiative, the University’s commitment to reduce our greenhouse gases to below zero, particularly in relation to integrating research and teaching into Below Zero.

Due to increasing demand for our professional short courses, we are looking for casual staff for the below position. For further information, please see the Position Description.

Executive Education Officer - two casual roles available

There is increasing demand from governments, NGOs and the private sector from Australia, Asia, the Pacific and the rest of the world for professional short courses encompassing the multiple dimensions of climate change, energy change and disaster mitigation and responses.

We are seeking two casual, part-time (2-3 days per week) Executive Education Officers to work within our Executive Education team on the setup and delivery of professional short courses focussed on climate change, energy change and disaster solutions. The Executive Education Officers will provide administration services to support the efficient and effective operations of the Institute’s executive education program, which involves academics/teaching staff across the ANU and participants from government, industry and community organisations.

More details on the role:

  • Part-time, casual role at ANUO5 – approx. 0.4-0.6 FTE (approx. 14 - 21 hours per week with some variability).
  • Salary from $51.20 - $55.85 per hour.
  • Flexible timing, subject to reasonable availability for meetings; after-hours course facilitation will be required.
  • Initial 6-month period, with the possibility for extension.

These roles are ideal for current or recently graduated ANU students seeking regular part-time work. The ideal candidates will have:

  • Completed at least two years of tertiary study,
  • Education, interest and/or experience working on climate change, energy change or disaster solutions, and
  • Experience in an administration role (or similar) and interest in helping to develop world-leading educational products relating to climate, energy and disasters.

To submit an Expression of Interest for this role, send the following to

  • Your CV (tailored to this role), and
  • A succinct cover letter describing your interest, availability and experience relevant to the role and selection criteria.

To understand more about the professional short courses that ICEDS delivers, click here. To find out more about the role, contact Rachel England at


Applications close Friday 7 July 2023 (AEST).