Technical Officer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary HEW 5 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

  • About The Position:

    The Technical Officer will report to the Technical Coordinator and will be responsible for providing technical service and advice to support the functions and users of the designated laboratories and workspaces.

    The role will also be responsible for maintaining and demonstrating the operation of laboratory equipment and instruments while also providing technical support to staff and students. Under the guidance of the Technical Coordinator, the incumbent will be expected to ensure timely maintenance of the laboratories/workshops and support the adoption and implementation of OHS standards, ensuring delivery of client-centric, professional service.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have

  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience in a Microbiology/Biotechnology laboratory or a similar environment in a similar field or work setting.

  • Demonstrated experience in working with microbiology and cell culture techniques.

  • Demonstrated experience operating and maintaining laboratory-based instruments & equipment relevant to a Microbiology/Biotechnology setting and generating appropriate operating documentation.

  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with a range of stakeholders, including understanding and embracing a client focused framework.

  • Demonstrated understanding of current OH&S legislation with knowledge of other field or industry regulations or standards related to the field within the scope of the service area.

  • Effective oral, written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and with a diverse range of people from various backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of working in accordance to the RMIT value statements or similar frameworks in other organisations.

  • A commitment to RMIT's policies of supporting a diverse workplace along with zero tolerance towards harassment, bullying or discrimination in any form.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the College

    The STEM College Office Professional staff provide exceptional and efficient support to the College.

    The Learning, Teaching and Quality team's support:

    • Quality Enhancement

    • Learning and Teaching support

    The Professional shared services Group delivers service to all four School across five distinct functions:

    • Student Lifecycle

    • Planning & Operations

    • Technical Services

    • Program & Governance

    • WIL & Engagement

    Relevant digital solutions – such as Workday – are used by the five teams to streamline processes and drive operational efficiencies. The Group's end-to- end professional support ensures a consistent approach to the operational and strategic functioning of the College and adherence to University policies and procedures.

    The STEM College Office professional staff are instrumental in providing students with a transformative and enriched learning experience, and in supporting our research and engagement administration activities. Centralised in the STEM College Office, at our City and Bundoora campuses, professional staff members have opportunities to cross- skill, engage in professional development and develop their own career paths.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Nigel Curwell at [email protected]

    Job Description – Technical Officer


    Applications Close:

    5 Feb 2023 11.59 pm

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