Technical Officer (Exercise Science)

Location Footscray


Technical Officer (Exercise Science) HEP 5, $66,426 - $76,301. This is a Full Time ( 36.75 hours per week) Continuing contract.

Be part of a team that takes pride in facilitating the learning experience for our diverse range of students Deliver high quality technical support and advice to our undergraduate and postgraduate students and teaching staff. Use your skills and experience as in a busy, vibrant and state of the art tertiary education environment. About the Role The overall purpose of the Technical Officer (Exercise Science) is to ensure laboratories, equipment and materials are maintained and appropriately set up for undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory practicals, as well as general laboratory usage, within the Exercise Physiology, Exercise Biochemistry, Exercise Rehabilitation and Motor Control areas in the College of Sport and Exercise Science.

About the Person You will be working in the Technical Services department at Victoria University. The department is a shared service providing support to the University Colleges and Victoria University Polytechnic (VU’s TAFE division). This role provides services into both sectors as required.

Your experience and knowledge of the Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry, Clinical Rehabilitation and Motor Control disciplines, along with your commitment to providing a positive student experience will assist you in delivering on Victoria University’s vision to empower a diverse community of students, to grow their capabilities and transform their lives. Duties An example of duties you may perform will include: Set up and monitor the running of undergraduate and postgraduate laboratory practicals in Exercise Physiology, Exercise Biochemistry, Exercise Rehabilitation and Motor Control laboratories. Update equipment manuals with manufacturers’ information and prepare technical notes on recommended use of stock and consumable supplies.

Ensure teaching laboratories and preparation areas operate in an appropriate condition to comply with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Biosafety policies and to provide a safe and clean working environment. Maintain and manage consumable and chemical stocks including the upgrade of the inventories and liaising with the Technical Manager on the replacement of consumable and chemicals and the control of incoming orders. Maintain at all times, the Exercise Physiology, Exercise Biochemistry, Exercise Rehabilitation and Motor Control laboratory equipment for the College and ensure that these are in operating order according to the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure equipment is available and in good working order at all times.

Skills & Expertise A full list of selection criteria is available in the Position Description Benefits Salary sacrifice options Professional development opportunities Flexible working arrangements available Paid study leave On-site gym, parking and more How to apply: For a Position Description and to submit an application plea.

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14 Sep 2020


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