Careers at Federation University

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.

Federation University Australia is taking all necessary precautions to protect our students, employees and prospective candidates throughout our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any concerns, please contact our Human Resources team on (03) 5327 9756.

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Casual Technical Officer, Nursing and Midwifery

Job no: 850226
Campus: Berwick and Gippsland Campuses
Categories: Professional/General
School/Area: Academic Services and Support

  • Academic Services and Support Directorate – Berwick and Gippsland Campus
  • Casual Opportunity
  • $45.10 including casual loading per hour plus superannuation

Be part of our diverse community

We are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student who walks through our doors, and to the communities we help build and are proud to be part of. We are one of Australia’s oldest universities, known today for our modern approach to teaching and learning. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education programs at Federation University.

About the role

Responsible for providing technical support, training and services to staff and students for teaching and research programs in the School.

You will:

  • provide technical support for teaching and research laboratories and activities;
  • maintain accurate records of individual laboratory requirements for each course and research project;
  • ensure technical equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s requirements; and
  • complete risk assessments for all laboratory and technical activities and equipment.

About you

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

  • experience in coordinating the preparation, organisation and distribution of equipment, consumables and materials in laboratories;
  • knowledge and application of OH&S and EH&S responsibilities in laboratory settings;
  • ability to support academic staff in the use of equipment, conducting and designing simulated health scenarios; and
  • ability to document and maintain a range of accurate technical records.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for 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/

How to apply

Please apply by Monday, 8 March 2021.

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, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please contact please contact our Diversity and Inclusion Partner, Elizabeth Spark, via email.  To find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy, please click here

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team via email or on 03 5327 9756. 

A workplace for remarkable people

For almost 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

You will be able to take advantage of our Uni Sports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, blended workforce options (work from home flexibility), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information, please visit our website.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

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