Technical Officer

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: World Trade Centre, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Details

  • Continuing | Full-Time

  • Higher Education Officer Level 5 | $77,686 - $85,736 p.a.

  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country

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About the College of Medicine and Public Health      

At the College of Medicine and Public Health, we deliver clinical, population and lab-based research, integrated teaching programs and high-quality clinical services. Our footprint reaches out from our world class teaching hospital at the Flinders Medical Centre in South Australia to multiple rural clinical locations all the way to Darwin in the Northern Territory. Our research and teaching equip the next generation of leaders and innovators with the skill, commitment, and vision to protect vulnerable communities and truly advance health outcomes. It is at the heart of everything we do. 

About the Role

Under general supervision, the position will be responsible for assisting and supporting the technical team in a range of advanced technical functions within the Simulated Learning Environment. The position provides an efficient service to primarily support the Medicine teaching program by ensuring student workshops are prepared and set up to enhance the learning experience of the students.

Furthermore, the Technical Officer will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical advice and assistance during practical classes including demonstration of equipment, procedures and techniques as required.

  • Ensuring all equipment is appropriately cleaned, checked, stored, and maintained.

  • Assisting in maintaining a range of complex equipment in good working order including its assembly, testing, and repairing.

About You

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.

  • Demonstrated experience in working within a health care simulation / workshop setting and the preparation / setting up of associated education sessions.

  • Current knowledge of Work Health Safety (WHS) Legislation, including risk management.

  • Well-developed organisational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and use initiative with general supervision.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus.

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Wide range of professional development activities and services

  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff

  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

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

  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy  

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.

  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Lara Escane.

  • Please see here for our Reconciliation Action Plan

  • Please see here for our Indigenous Workforce Strategy

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


National Police Certificate - Australian Federal Police

Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

24 Sept 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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