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Technical Services Coordinator (Built Environment)

Job no: 592063
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Facilities Management, Technical Laboratory Support

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary Level HEW 7  + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements 
  • Based at the City campus

About us 

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. 

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates. 

Culture 
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together. 

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion. 

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.  

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices. 

About the role: 

You will lead a team of technical officers in the provision of services for engineering and trades programs. This role supports Staff, Students and Partners to achieve teaching and commercial outcomes, and coordinates day to day operations. In addition, you will ensure that technical facilities are developed and maintained to the highest industry and educational standards. Working across a wide range of activities, equipment and processes, employed within these facilities, the role will deliver creative solutions to the unique and challenging problems associated with delivery of education, innovations and environments.

About you: 

You have experience working in a trade or engineering background. You will demonstrate experience in leading and managing staff to be service-oriented, flexible and responsive to changing needs. You will also demonstrate the ability to manage projects and lifecycle of equipment/resources. Demonstrated ability to deliver flexible solutions to technical problems, preferably within an educational context will be highly regarded. In addition, you will have strong knowledge and application of OHS legislation and regulations particularly regarding technical and workshop environments.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work 

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.  

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins. 

To apply: 

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest and suitability for this role.

Download File Position Description - Technical Services Coordinator.pdf

Application for this position will close on Monday 25th January 2021.  

We will begin shortlisting for this opportunity on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements. 

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. 

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/ 

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