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Technical Coordinator Biological Sciences

Job no: 567825
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Administration, Research, Sciences

  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $83,397 - $90,272 + 17% super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.  Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The College compromises four Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at apprenticeship, certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels. Many programs articulate between vocational and higher education, creating pathways for further study. There is a vibrant research community attracting funding from a range of government and industry sources. The College has an annual income of approximately $425 million and employs over 1,000 staff providing on and offshore programs to approximately 20,000 students.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Technical Coordinator, Biological Sciences is responsible for coordinating technical operations and support for the different teaching and research activities that take place in their designated technical facilities, for supervising and working with the team of technical officers who are assigned to these facilities, and for providing direct support for facilities. This role will be required to work effectively across all levels of the organisation, developing productive working relationships with the SEH schools, College Office, RMIT Property Services Group and the Human Resources OHS team. You will be expected to develop and maintain a professional, productive, proactive, collaborative culture within their team in order to maximise the productive use of the designated facilities.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate, you will have proven knowledge, experience and technical ability in the designated field (Biological), including the development of projects, advanced understanding of the safe operation of relevant equipment, and a good working knowledge of relevant techniques and practices. Demonstrated experience in coordinating technical support for teaching and research activities, including planning, scheduling and supervising support to ensure that it meets required standards and set timelines will be highly advantageous. Demonstrated knowledge of current OHS legislation, regulations and standards with particular expertise in biological and chemical management requirements, and relevant experience in managing their implementation, preferably in a teaching and research environment will be highly desirable.

To Apply

To view a position description, please see below or for further information please contact Julie Quach on + 61 9925 7328.

Download File Technical Coordinator, Biological Sciences 223 - HEW 7 (2).docx

Applications close on 22nd August 2018.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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