Technical Assistant

Banyule, Australia
12 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
  • Part-time (60%), Continuing position
  • Located at Melbounre (Bundoora) Campus
  • $59,851 - $63,424 (FTE) per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About the position

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer and works as part of a wider technical team which supports the teaching and research activities of the School of Allied Health.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to service practical classes within the disciplines of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy and contribute to the technical, occupational health and safety services of the School of Allied Health.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have completed a Diploma level qualification or a Certificate IV with relevant work experience. You will have a background working in Health, Health Sciences or a Science/Laboratory environment, have a high level of organisational and time management skills, as well as excellent attention to detail and a positive attitude to work.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Stephen Hockey, +61 3 9479 5747 or

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY, attaching a cover letter, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.