Job Opportunity

Friday 19 May 2023

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 6 (Technical)
Salary package: $ 86,960 - $90,937 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed Term (up to 11 months)

The School of Art & Design (SOA&D) is seeking an experienced Senior Technical Officer to ensure the safe operation, maintenance and development of the School’s studios, and technical compliance capabilities. The position will work closely with academic and professional staff, students, visitors and external collaborators.

Position overview

The Senior Technical Officer coordinates the daily operations of technical support within the School and provide technical oversight of activities and equipment in specialised techniques and processes, including high risk activities. The Senior Technical Officer will provide high-level technical support and advice, complex problem solving, strategic planning and support to academic and professional staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students, visitors and other external users and stakeholders. This includes supporting research students with exhibition installation for examination in the SOA&D Gallery.

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: Emma Beer, Technical Service Team Coordinator T: 02 61256727 E:

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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). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

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. 

Updated:  19 May 2023/Responsible Officer:  Head of School/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications