Technical Team Leader - Electronics & Instrumentation

The University of Adelaide
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,561-$119,550
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(HEO8) $106,561-$119,550 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

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Fantastic opportunity to play a key part in the education of the next generation of engineers and scientists in a dynamic work environment that supports a broad variety of challenging work. The Technical team, Electronics and Instrumentation, supports the activities across numerous disciplines of the SET faculty, in areas of general electronics and microcontrollers, instrumentation, data acquisition, robotics and automation, for the delivery of undergraduate teaching, postgraduate education and research including industry partners.

As a Technical Team Leader of the Electronics and Instrumentation team, you will be working under broad direction and be responsible for providing relevant strategic advice to the Faculty Director Technical Services on matters relating to the research and educational offerings delivered by the Faculty. The Team Leader is responsible for leading a team of Technical staff in the delivery of consistent, high-quality, innovative and effective research and teaching Technical Services that support the Faculty business plan objectives. The Team Leader drives efficiencies, interdisciplinary collaboration and communication to build capacity and capability in operational research and teaching support services, programs and initiatives. You will need to have experience in leadership and/or management of complex laboratory/electronics/electrical activities.

To be successful you will need:

  • Effective leadership and management experience in a complex laboratory/electronics/electrical environment.
  • Strong focus and understanding of HSW Management systems related to the relevant laboratory/electronics/electrical environment.
  • Extensive experience in implementation, management and development of processes and systems to drive an efficient service culture.
  • Ability to drive cultural change and a one-team culture.
  • Ability to undertake operations as the environment requires knowledge of lab / workshop equipment and hands-on experience in operation of such equipment.
  • 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.

    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 access to campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your faculty's broader role

    The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, Sunday 18th February

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Mailys Stirling

    Director Technical Services – Faculty of Sciences, Engineering, and Technology

    P: +61 (8) 8313 7630 E: [email protected]

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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