Classification: Senior Manager 1 (Technical)
Salary package: $111,621 - $117,039 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Work Type: Full-time, Fixed term appointment, 3 years
- Excellent employer superannuation contributions
- Generous leave entitlements
- Located at Siding Spring Observatory (SSO) near Coonabarabran, NSW
The Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Australian National University (ANU) invites applications from outstanding individuals for the position of Observatory Manager at Siding Spring Observatory (SSO).
SSO is Australia’s largest optical astronomical observatory and is located in the Warrumbungle mountains of northern New South Wales. It is home to Australia’s largest optical telescope, the 3.9-metre Anglo-Australian Telescope, the ANU 2.3-metre Advanced Technology Telescope, the ANU SkyMapper 1.3-metre telescope, and several other telescopes from national and international organisations.
The Observatory Manager reports to the SSO Director and leads a diverse team of 20 technicians and specialists. The Observatory Manager is responsible for the operational and technical management of the ANU-operated facilities at SSO.
Postgraduate management or technical qualifications with demonstrated high-level management experience at an astronomical observatory is a requirement.
For further information and how to apply please go to: http://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/531413/observatory-manager
Applications close: 27 Aug 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time