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Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Technical Coordinator, Electrical Laboratories

Job no: 849388
Location: Mt Helen Campus
School/Area: Academic Services and Support

  • Academic Services and Support Directorate – Mt Helen Campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • HEW 6 – $78,551 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About Federation University Australia
We are regional Victoria's largest education institution, with campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland and the Wimmera providing easy access to study, and approximately 1,300 continuing staff members committed to teaching excellence and student support. Federation University Australia has a strong commitment to educational and social equity, teaching excellence, research distinction, environmental sustainability and regional capacity building. We are Australia's number one University for job-ready graduates, and Victoria’s number one teaching quality, student support, and median starting salary, with 70% of graduates remaining on to work within the region.

About the role
The Technical Coordinator, Electrical Laboratories is responsible for coordinating specialist technical support and service for key teaching and research infrastructure utilising their skills in electrical engineering (or similar) to staff and students within the School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology across several campuses of the University.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • managing and developing technical staff within the Academic Services and Support Directorate;
  • coordinating, preparing and completing risk assessments for all laboratory and complex technical activities;
  • managing and delivering technical components for the School; and
  • coordinating the technical project management of experiments.

About you
To be considered for this position, you will have demonstrated:

  • ability to manage and develop staff in electrical technical and laboratory settings;
  • experience in planning, organising and coordinating the preparation, distribution and maintenance of instrumentation, procurement of consumable and materials;
  • knowledge and application of Occupational Health and Safety and Environment Health and Safety responsibilities in laboratory settings;
  • capacity to assist academic staff with complex electrical experimental designs; and
  • ability to maintain accurate records of individual laboratory requirements.

Careers at Federation University Australia
From a proud 150 year history, Federation University Australia is renowned for being accessible, inclusive, supportive and empathetic. Our people are important to us, and we understand the significance of providing them with a dynamic and diverse working environment, with a commitment to building capability and skills through professional development.

We offer a variety of benefits including a flexible and sustainable working environment, lifestyle benefits, in addition to competitive remuneration packages and regional living. For more information on a career with us, please review our Candidate Information Booklet, available at

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

Please apply by Sunday, 19 January 2020.

Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria, for further information on preparing a job application, please click here Download File Preparing-a-Job-Application.pdf.

To view the Position Description, please click here:Download File 849388.pdf

If you require these documents, or any other documents on this website in an alternative format please contact or phone (03) 5327 9756.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

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