Technical Coordinator

University of Melbourne
March 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$79,961 - $91,844
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Technical Coordinator

Job no: 0059227 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Faculty: Faculty of Education Department/School: Academic Services Salary: UOM 5 – $79,961 - $91,844 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Work with the Academics to organise and set up teaching sessions and spaces
  • Play a part in educating the next generation of teachers!
  • UoM 5 salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role As Technical Coordinator you will have the opportunity to oversee facilities, equipment and supplies required to support the teaching of Drama, Media Art, Music, Visual Art and Design education. You will play a significant role in Faculty of Education (FoE) Art Education by providing support and expertise to academic staff and students and have a direct impact on the quality of teaching and practical learning.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing our studioFive facility, including ensuring tidiness and organisation of teaching and storage spaces
  • Preparation of practical classes held in the faculty's specialised teaching spaces for Drama, Media Art, Music, Visual Art and Design education
  • Service, maintenance checks and compliance of specialised equipment, including arranging repairs
  • Providing event support and assist with specialised technical equipment, including instruments and props during practical classes and assessment presentations
  • Who We Are Looking For You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and have the ability to anticipate requirements of academic teaching staff. A thorough knowledge of one or more of the areas of Drama, Media Art, Music, Visual Art and Design equipment will be highly regarded. You will show initiative and creativity, to provide solutions to technical challenges and knowledge of work policies, processes and operations to devise new and better ways of working.

    You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant (i.e. art/art education) discipline and/or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to Drama, Media Art, Music, Visual Art and Design teaching
  • Ability to plan and organise efficiently, as well as manage competing priorities for the purpose of positive organisational outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to interact positively and work co-operatively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and liaise with people from diverse backgrounds
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – Faculty of Education The Faculty of Education (FoE) fosters staff productivity, growth and engagement in a collective effort to enrich the contribution that education makes to society. We conduct research and teaching that leads to the transformation of education practice both within and beyond the profession.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact Kim Groizard at [email protected], with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us!

    If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • Address Desirable Criteria, where possible
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Alex Spezza via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job, please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 22 Feb 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 07 Mar 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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