University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Technical Officer (HEO 4)

Australia

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  • Based in UniSA Education Futures at the Mawson Lakes campus

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $70,476 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Reporting to the Team Leader: Technical Services, you will provide technical support for activities within the Academic Unit's teaching and research environments. This is a hands-on teaching position, and your focus will be to apply theoretical knowledge and practical techniques to a range of procedures and tasks, including providing advice and assistance to staff and students in preparing studio and workshop activities, instructing in the use of equipment, and facilitating a strong engagement in experiential learning. You will also be responsible for ensuring that facilities and equipment are used in accordance with good OHSW practices.

    About UniSA Education Futures

    At UniSA Education Futures, we develop education professionals who will play a crucial role in the learning and development of children, young people and adults. Our research contributes to innovation in education and preparation for learning, supporting and informing new approaches to practice in the ever- evolving education sector. Within UniSA Education Futures, UniSA College is responsible for the university's pre-degree and pathway programs for Australian students, and implements the University's Participation Strategy, aimed at increasing the number of students from a low socio-economic background enrolled in the University.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Post-secondary qualifications in a relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent skills, knowledge and experience
  • As this is a hands-on teaching position, you will require knowledge of woodwork, metalwork, welding and advanced manufacturing and relevant plant and equipment used within that skillset
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in working with technical (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), and/or arts and/or Physical Education equipment
  • Highly developed organisational skills to manage multiple priorities and projects within tight timelines whilst working independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety requirements in providing a safe working environment in the technical areas of the School of Education
  • Proven experience in maintaining technical and industry knowledge
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on- site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Amra Delibasic, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6106.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 30 May 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

    Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

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    Job details

    Title

    Technical Officer (HEO 4)

    Employer

    University of South Australia

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 30, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Lecturer

    Field

    Education,Engineering

    About the employer

    The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.

    The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.  Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

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