Technical Officer

November 26, 2021

Job Location: ACT
Employer: The Australian National University
$66,403 – $79,979 pro rata plus 17% superannuation

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 4/5 (Technical)
Salary package: $66,403 – $79,979 pro rata plus 17% superannuation
Term: Part time (0.6FTE), 21 hours per week, Continuing
Located within the School of Art & Design (SOA&D), the Technical Officer provides technical support to the day-to-day operations, maintenance and management of the facilities and associated equipment of the School.

Position overview

The Technical Officer will work under the general direction of the Technical Services Team Coordinator, and liaise closely with the SOA&D Technical Services Team, the SOA&D WHS Consultant and the School Manager, for the safe delivery of teaching, research and engagement activities and the maintenance of associated equipment and facilities of the School, to ensure that all operations meet legislative and University requirements. The position will work closely with academic and professional staff, students, visitors and external collaborators. Applicants must be technically proficient in the processes of two or more disciplines where experience in ceramics will be highly desirable.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

Enquiries: Jeremy Lepisto T: +61 (0) 401 152 521 E: [email protected]

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor).
  • Other documents, if required.

Closing Date: 11:55pm 28 November 2021 
Position Description:  PD_SOAD_Technical Officer_ANUO4.5_FINAL.pdf

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

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