Manager in Animal Facility

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
09 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Ref
RCH_0729_P_E
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

In this newly created position the Manager: 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 Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. 

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Julie Bennett, Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 21st August 2017

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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