Communications Manager, Centre for Augmented Reasoning

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 11 Jul 2021

Job no:505661
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:HEO7, Management

(HEO7) $89,399 - $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Fixed-term, full-time position available immediately for two years

Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) is Australia’s leading research institute in machine learning, artificial intelligence and computer vision. With world-leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative culture, we're committed to delivering research that is highly valued by our local and global communities. AIML is the largest computer vision and machine learning group in Australia with over 120 members including academics, research staff, and students.

The institute works on a mixture of fundamental and commercially orientated research projects in computer vision and machine learning. The University’s Computer Vision research is amongst the best in the world. Find out more at

The Centre for Augmented Reasoning (CAR) is a $20M investment by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment in people and research to make computers better at interacting with humans, so that all technology is easier and safer to use. Managed under AIML, the Centre is supporting Advanced Reasoning research through grants and PhD scholarships, facilitating innovation and rapid commercialisation, and increasing AI literacy and engagement in Australia.

The Communications Manager will manage development of the AIML and CAR communication strategy, and develop and implement the communications plan to promote the value of AIML and CAR to Australia and the world. They will represent AIML and CAR externally to stakeholders, interested parties, and the public. Under the leadership of the CAR Program Manager, they will establish strong and effective internal and external networks to deliver high-quality and coordinated communication content.

To be successful you will need:

  • Significant experience in successfully developing internal and external communication strategies for a scientific organisation, and delivering on those strategies, with targeted, measurable outcomes.
  • Clear and creative writer, able to create content for a variety of audiences and channels.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of a range of communications channels, including digital platforms.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and demonstrated ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously to ensure the timely delivery of activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, show creativity and maintain good judgment in a fast-paced environment.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 11 July 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Angela Noack
Interim Program Manager, CAR
P: +61 (8) 8313 8069

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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