Monash University

Monash University

Senior Technical Production Officer


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Senior Technical Production Officer

Job No: 664763

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $78,255 - $89,888 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    Monash University Performing Arts Centres (MPAC) is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Technical Production Officer to join our dynamic team. As a critical member of our technical team, you will be responsible for providing expert technical assistance and advice to clients utilising MPAC's venues, ensuring events are delivered to the highest standards and in a safe and efficient manner.

    Leading event teams, supervising and training our technical staff, and managing clients within our venues will be central to your role. Your expertise in technical theatre operations, including lighting, audio, vision, and stage mechanics, will be put to use as you attend production meetings and collaborate with our clients during the planning stages of events.

    About you

    To be successful in this role, you will need extensive experience within the performing arts industry, along with a high level of knowledge and understanding in at least one technical theatre discipline. Moreover, a strong commitment to excellent customer service, outstanding communication skills, and a track record of successful production management will be essential.

    Your ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders, both within the University and externally, will be crucial. Additionally, your strong leadership skills and experience in enforcing OH&S practices in public venues will ensure the safety and success of our events. If you thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment and are ready to contribute your technical expertise to the arts community, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity at MPAC.

    Strong knowledge of and extensive experience in theatrical lighting systems will be an advantage.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

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    Mr Matthew King, Technical Manager, Monash University Performing Arts Centres, +61 3 9905 1689

    Position Description

    Senior Technical Production Officer

    Closing Date

    Monday 3 June 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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    Job details


    Senior Technical Production Officer


    Monash University




    May 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 03, 2024

    Job type



    Arts and Culture

    About the employer

    Monash University 

    Monash University Is the largest university in Australia, ranked in the world's top 100 and a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.  We're named after Sir John Monash, and fuelled by his desire for our students to leave here with a greater sense of purpose, and the skills and confidence to create positive change. 

    In under 60 years, we've grown from a single campus into an education and research powerhouse with a presence on four continents, committed to the challenges of the age.

    Our work is making an impact all over the world, from bringing clean water to villages in Africa to creating new life-saving medicines.

    An international experience

    With four Australian campuses, one in Malaysia and over 100 international partners, we're making a difference on a global scale.  You'll have access to more research collaborations, more global partnerships, and a greater choice of overseas opportunities.  

    All Monash courses have an international focus, whether you take subjects on global issues, participate in study abroad programs, or learn alongside students from diverse cultures.  Monash prepares you for the global workforce - you can start your degree in Australia, and continue your studies in Italy, Malaysia, India, China, or any of our 100 partner institutions worldwide.

    A recognised world leader in research

    We're active in over 150 fields of research across our 10 faculties, in areas as diverse as additive manufacturing, drug development, domestic violence and sustainable design. Many ideas developed at Monash - such as a new Malaria vaccine and 3D-printed engines - have been commercialised and are making a difference to the world we live in.

    Partnerships in industry and government

    Home to various precincts of innovation, we foster collaboration across traditional and unexpected disciplines.  We build teams and form links, we bring together diverse minds - researchers, companies, businesses and technology - creating knowledge hubs of the future.

    Plenty of options

    Our large range of courses allows you to match your studies with your ambitions.  Monash University offers one of the largest range of degrees in Australia, including over 140 innovative double degree options, bachelor, master and PhD degrees.


    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to make their mark on the world, which is why we offer over 200 different types of scholarships  for new and current students. They take care of everything from course fees to travel and accommodation. Our scholarships aren’t just reserved for those with the best academic track record – we provide support for disadvantaged students as well.

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