Operations Manager

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
17 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Swinburne delivers excellence in teaching and research in science, technology, business, law, design and innovation. As a multi-sector provider, there are opportunities to apply for jobs in higher education, vocational education and pathways. Or you can work in professional services to support the delivery of quality education. Find jobs in marketing and communications, customer service, information technology, finance, human resources and administration.

About the job
The Operations Manager is responsible for leading a technical team in the provision of authoritative advice and management of the dry science, laser and nanomaterial facilities in the faculty. You will work closely with academic and research staff on a day-to-day basis to ensure all spaces under their management meet the research needs of the individuals, ensuring a seamless provision of support to all areas. Essential to this role is the overall compliance, training and management of safety management systems and adherence to meeting Australian Safety Standards.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • An MSc or PhD degree qualification in physics, photonics, or materials science is highly preferable with related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of laboratory management, laboratory safety protocol, laser safety, photonics and clean rooms
  • Ability to lead high performing teams and communicate effectively in a team environment.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description

What we offer
The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

As we are a Child Safe Organisation, all appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Fiona Spurrell (Faculty Manager, FSET) on +613 9214 8861.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Position number: 30992
Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 6th August 2017

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