Manager Animal Facility, HEO 8

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Adelaide, Australia
22 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Based in Research and Innovation Services located in the UniSA Cancer Research Institute on North Terrace
  • Full-time continuing position
  • Salary range: $97,750 - $110,305 per annum

About the job

The Unit of Research and Innovation Services within The University of South Australia provides support for the management of research, and administers internal and national competitive research grants. It is also responsible for ensuring the responsible and ethical conduct of research, for the management of centralised research facilities and for developing and implementing strategic initiatives to improve the quality of the experience and outcomes for postgraduate research students.

The Manger: Animal Facility will be responsible and accountable for the successful management of the University’s Animal Facility operations and service delivery in line with relevant regulations and standards and best practice in animal care and welfare.

Skills and Experience

You will have tertiary qualifications in a science discipline and extensive knowledge and experience in the management of animal facilities. You will also have experience in leading, managing and developing a team along with the ability to make complex decisions and take initiatives to improve operational efficiency. Your high level communication skills with proven ability to produce quality documentation and reports for management as well as experience in maintaining quality systems and leading continuous improvement processes is essential for this role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address.  Please address your cover letter for the role to Julie Bennett, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to job reference number 1947.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 22 September 2019

How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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