Facilities and Resources Officer

Sydney, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

  • Support operational matters related to the School and Faculty infrastructure facilities
  • Act as the primary contact for facilities and equipment maintenance related enquiries and issues for the Schools
  • Support asset management and procurement administration
  • Full-time continuing, HEO5, Camperdown campus

About the opportunity 

Reporting to the Manager, Facilities and Remote Site Operations, you will assist and coordinate day-to-day operational matters related to the School and Faculty infrastructure facilities in liaison with the University Campus Infrastructure and Services team. You will ensure that the Facilities in the School and the Faculty are maintained accordingly. As the primary contact for facilities and equipment maintenance enquiries you are required to submit and follow-up on job requests on behalf of staff and students for building and infrastructure related matters. You will also assist the Manager, Technical Operations with the receipting and installation of new equipment and furnishing as required. In this role you will also collaborate with other stakeholders such as the Technical staff, to coordinate regular waste disposal services and HR Administration team to support the induction for commencing staff and students.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence.

To be considered, you will possess:

  • Ability to proactively identify problems and develop and implement solutions
  • Sound customer service skills with demonstrated ability to improve service, outcomes and processes
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving stakeholder issues that may arise as part of daily School operations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to build relationships with stakeholders and external parties
  • Sound computer skills. Ability to collect information from stakeholders and input data into spreadsheets/databases
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and prioritise work, sometimes under pressure, with competing priorities and limited supervision. 

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2112/1017 to apply.

Closing date: 11.30 pm, 18 October 2017 (Sydney Time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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