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Technical Assistant Multipurpose Teaching Facility

Flinders University - Adelaide, SA

Education, Childcare & Training
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About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia's most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we're seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.4 FTE) available for 12 months

Compensation Grade:
Higher Education Officer Level 4

Salary Range:
$64,438 - $69,498 pa FTE

Reporting to:
Technical Officer Multipurpose Teaching Facility

College of Medicine and Public Health

Under routine to general direction the Technical Assistant will provide support to the Technical Officer within the Multipurpose Teaching Facility in the preparation and development of practical class sessions and facility operation.

Microscopy, wet laboratory and information technology practical classes across a range of health-based topics are conducted within the facility. The position includes assisting in all aspects of the coordination of these practical classes and the facility.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Technical Assistant is accountable for:

  • Assisting in the operations within the Multipurpose Teaching Facility including the trialling, setting up and dismantling of specialised practical teaching.
  • Providing support with the histology, histochemistry and immunohistochemistry teaching slide boxes.
  • Providing support to ensure microscopes and wet laboratory equipment is maintained and functional.
  • Maintaining a register of consumables and equipment and assisting in ordering.
  • Assisting in the management of Work Health and Safety (WHS) within the Multipurpose Teaching Facility.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the role as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.
Key Position Capabilities
  • Completion of a diploma qualification with subsequent relevant work experience and/or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and training.
  • Demonstrated experience with a range of wet laboratory equipment and molecular biology techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and prioritize workloads.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in using modern technology and analytical tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with stock management.
  • Proven ability to work under routine to general supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Work Health & Safety (WHS), in particular hazard management.
For application enquiries please contact: Mrs Angela Binns

Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.

Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications Close 11:59 pm:

21 Feb 2021

Times Higher Education

Adelaide, SA

Education, Childcare & Training


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