Electronics Workshop Supervisor

Brisbane, Australia
10 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest and most diverse Faculties within The University of Queensland and within Science Faculties across Australia. The Faculty of Science incorporates seven schools and four research centres. The units within the Faculty of Science are internationally recognised and their teaching and research successes create a stimulating environment within which the Faculty staff work. The Faculty is managed by the Executive Dean, who has direct responsibility for the physical, financial and human resources, academic matters relating to programs and students, and a range of other areas such as the development of research, national and international marketing, and enhanced government, business and community links.

The Science Workshops primary role is to support undergraduate teaching and postgraduate research activities within the Faculty of Science. The same highly specialised services and facilities are also provided to the numerous collaborative, multi-institutional and world class research groups and Centres of Excellence embedded both within and outside the Faculty.

The role

The Workshops Supervisor position provides technically-orientated consultative and design support to workshop clients and technicians, and oversees the operations of the Science Workshops. Duties include supervision of workshop staff, coordination of workshop operations, maintenance and servicing of a range of equipment and teaching aids for undergraduate and research programs, and assisting project leaders in the management of projects requiring technical and design support.

The person

Applicants should possess qualifications and training equivalent to an undergraduate degree in a related field with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.  You should demonstrate the ability to supervise staff, with previous experience in managing the operations of a workshop facility.  The successful candidate should also demonstrate technical skills of a high order, with the ability to maintain a wide variety of laboratory equipment.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207 - $79,964 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822 - $93,558 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File 501355 - Electronics Workshops Superivsor.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Ms Lucy Hurrey on (07) 3443 2071 or l.hurrey@uq.edu.au.

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You must have the ability to live and work in Australia to apply for this position.

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