Technical Officer

La Trobe University
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:$76,800
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Contract Type:Fixed Term until 16/
Working Time:Full time
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Technical Officer

Job No.: 567015

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full time
  • Fixed Term until 16/4/2025 (Parental leave cover)
  • Bundoora Campus
  • Salary HEO5 = $76,800 + 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    La Trobe University has a strong and proud history of being one of the early pioneers in nursing education. The Nursing and Midwifery School is one of the oldest tertiary Nursing Schools in Australia and offers a range of quality and market ready education programs. The Technical Officer, Nursing & Midwifery role is operational and fits within the teaching and learning support structure of the Office of the Provost for the University.

    We are seeking a Technical Officer to work within the Facilities and Technical Services (FTS) team to support the Nursing & Midwifery teaching program within the Health Cluster in Bundoora. This position will provide a broad range of technical, administrative, and facilities-based support to assist teaching staff and students to achieve teaching, learning and research outcomes associated with the School.

    Routine tasks include:

  • Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of equipment (e.g. manikins)
  • Training support
  • Set-up and pack-down of classes
  • Management of consumables
  • This role supports the practical classes of the Nursing & Midwifery students and therefore the successful applicant will need to be available to work 7 hrs 15 mins, between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm. This will be rostered on a rotational basis.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • A recognised nursing qualification with subsequent relevant experience in a clinical laboratory, OR an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience within a laboratory or nursing environment.
  • Demonstrated capacity to organise work effectively and efficiently and deliver outputs in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, follow established procedures with limited supervision and contribute positively to an effective team.
  • Familiarity with audio-visual and computer equipment would be considered advantageous.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.


  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, Monday 26th February 2024

    Position Enquiries: Petra Olbrechtova via email [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Lisa White via email [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Technical Officer Nursing and Midwiferyparental leave.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter and
  • An up to date resume.
  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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