ANZSOG is a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector. We have a deep and genuine care for good public administration, reflecting the aspirations of and our close relationship to our government owners.

At ANZSOG, you will work with talented and dedicated colleagues in our headquarters in Melbourne and in offices in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney and Wellington. You will:

  • Work with governments at the state and national level in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Engage with leading academics, executives and other practitioners in public administration from around the world.
  • Influence the development of senior public sector practitioners.
  • Work with a group of people committed to excellence in executive education and related activities.

Positions vacant 

IT Helpdesk Analyst

In this newly created IT Helpdesk Analyst role you’ll start off with getting the house in order and streamlining things where possible. Once complete you’ll continue to provide helpdesk services but will also have more time to contribute to  ANZSOG's strategy implementation through the provision of technology enabled solutions in partnership with all areas of the business. Apps include Salesforce, Canvas LMS, Student System, and MYOB.  

You’re the type of person known for being a genuine team player, for putting up new ideas, and your colleagues marvel at your ability to learn and implement new technologies effectively. 

We’re in a relatively good place because our apps are SaaS or managed, and a significant ICT investment will be made to help realise the Strategy’s ambitions. We’re also looking forward to using a range of mobility and productivity tools, but first we need to get off Citrix and deploy devices with Microsoft 365 Security.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Employee lifecycle support e.g. pre-employment ITC setup through to off-boarding
  • General and specialised support
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Testing and quality assurance
  • IT Service Management (ITSM)


You will have demonstrable experience in a Service Desk Analyst or IT Support Officer role (Level 1 and 2) and experience supporting the following is critical:

  • Office 365 i.e. SharePoint, Teams
  • Device provisioning i.e. deployment, user training, asset management
  • Modern workplace support e.g. video conferencing, interactive whiteboards 
  • Working with managed service providers, we lots of services outsourced such as identity and access, device management, LAN, WAN, printing

Relevant tertiary qualifications and Microsoft and ITIL Foundation certifications would be an advantage, along with experience in the Higher Education sector. 

Download the pdf position description (672 KB) for more information. 

To apply: 

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CIO, on with your resume and cover letter. Applications close Thursday 8 November. 

New Zealand Prime Minister’s ANZSOG Chair in Public Service Ethics and Integrity

The New Zealand Prime Minister’s ANZSOG Chair in Public Service Ethics and Integrity will be based in Wellington, and encompass a focus on integrity and ethical conduct. 

ANZSOG Board Chair and New Zealand State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes announced the new role earlier this year, describing it as a “leadership role that has real potential for the Public Service”.

The new position provides ANZSOG with an increased presence in New Zealand, and underlines the importance of ethics and integrity to public administration that provides benefits for the public.

The successful appointee will consult with government stakeholders, particularly in New Zealand, and establish new executive education courses for public officials (and public-purpose and private sector participants where appropriate) for delivery in New Zealand, and as required in Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

The position will require the successful applicant to conduct research, with an emphasis on topics relevant to ANZSOG’s mission, including public administration, strategic public management and public policy.

Other duties include:

  • Assist the Dean and Deputy Deans of ANZSOG, and the Dean of Victoria Business School, in dealings with government and stakeholder organisations to promote ANZSOG’s and the University’s reputation and deliverables. 
  • Contribute significantly to academic service, engagement, management and collegiality within Victoria and ANZSOG.

To apply 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application via the VUW website. Applications close Friday October 30. 

Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration

ANZSOG and the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) at the Australian National University (ANU) are seeking to appoint a person of international renown to the Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration. The appointee will be expected to primarily make contributions to the research activities of ANZSOG as Deputy Dean (Research) as well as meet some of the teaching needs of the School. The successful candidate will have outstanding records of demonstrated excellence in research, publications, and education. 

The Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration is expected to exercise a special responsibility in providing leadership and in fostering excellence in research and make significant, independent, and original contributions to the field of Public Administration and Governance, ANZSOG’s research program within their field of expertise and provide leadership to the ANZSOG organisational unit at ANU. The person will work collaboratively within the ANZSOG network of scholars and practitioners across the two countries and internationally. 

The position will be located within the School of Politics and International Relations at the ANU in Canberra and reports to the Head of School.

Download the Position Description:  pdf Sir John Bunting Chair Position Description (627 KB)

To apply 

For more information on the position and to apply, please visit ANU's website. Applications close 09 Nov 2018 at 11.55pm AUS Eastern Daylight Time.