Ref 277/24 Technical Officer, Mechanical Engineering, Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 03 Mar 2024

  • Part-time (0.8 FTE – 28 hours per week), ongoing position based at Parramatta
  • Remuneration: $75,412 to $85,282 p.a. (pro-rata rates)
  • Flex Leave|Professional Development Opportunities

Part-time (0.8 FTE – 28 hours per week), ongoing position
Hassall Street, Parramatta

About Western
Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 13 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. 

About the Role
The Office of Teaching & Research Technical Services is seeking a highly motivated individual to join one of our Technical Support Teams. The Technical Support Officer, Mechanical Engineering position will support various teaching units and research projects within the Engineering and Design team.

This includes, but is not limited to, preparing materials and equipment prior to classes as well as conferring safety guidance to staff and students. You will ensure the equipment and
facilities within their scope are adequately used and maintained. 

You should be aware that this role will be based at the Hassall Street, Parramatta, however as Western Sydney University is a multi-campus university travel to other campuses may be required when operational needs arise.

Hours of work for employees in Teaching & Research Technical Services may vary due to operational requirements in supporting teaching classes or research projects and further details are outlined in the position description.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we want to hear from you! Apply now ensuring you carefully address each of the selection criteria in your application.

Western Sydney University highly values equity and inclusiveness. We have a proud history of doing so and consider this an important part of our social and civic responsibilities as a University. We strive to contribute to tackling inequalities and promoting wellbeing within our own institution, the Greater Western Sydney region, nationally and internationally. If you share our passion for creating a more equitable and inclusive world, and if you are ready to contribute to meaningful change, join us in our mission to promote equity, inclusiveness, and wellbeing. 

What We Offer in Return
At Western Sydney University, we deeply value our staff and recognise their invaluable contributions that drive our mission and uphold our values. In return for your dedication, we offer:

  • Flex leave for Professional staff
  • 17% super contributions
  • Access to staff benefits – e.g. health and fitness programs such as fitness passport, café and restaurant deals, and many other goods and services

Remuneration Package:

HEW Level 5 $75,412 to $85,282 p.a. (comprising Salary of $63,724 to $72,065 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Please note, the above salary range is based on 0.8 of the full-time equivalent.

Position Enquiries: If you have any questions about this opportunity, please feel free to contact Tosin Famakinwa via email on [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries: Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the Recruitment Team at [email protected]

Closing Date: 8:30 pm on Sunday 3 March 2024

Working Rights in Australia - Eligibility
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.

Note - Only those applications submitted via the WSU online recruitment system will be accepted.

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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