Technical and Resources Coordinator

Curtin University

Provide technical, lab and AV support for teaching and research programs within the School of Psychology

  • 12 months, fixed term, full time
  • Growth, development and training opportunity
  • $80,822 - $85,810 (G06) plus 9.5% Superannuation
About us
The School of Psychology is committed to excellence and innovation in teaching and research. Psychology at Curtin received a 5 Star rating for teaching quality, learning resources, student support and skills development in the 2019 Good Universities Guide, and returned its 5 Star rating for learner engagement. Curtin ranks in the top 250 universities worldwide for psychology according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Your new role
We have a new opportunity for a Technical and Resources Coordinator to provide technical support for teaching and research programs within the School of Psychology. You will ensure efficient coordination of the School’s laboratories and technical resources, with a focus on supporting teaching and research within the School. This will include the maintenance of specialised neuroscience technologies and equipment, and management of the School’s technical assets as well as audio visual recording support for the School’s online teaching.
You will be responsible for:
  • Coordinating the day to day requirements of the space.
  • Identifying opportunities for process improvement.
  • Ensuring facilities/laboratories are prepared for teaching and research activities.
  • Conducting safety inductions, and ensuring compliance with legislation and regulations.
  • Developing and maintaining standard operating procedures.
  • Ordering equipment, maintaining laboratories and equipment, and undertaking checks, services and repairs.
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You will bring to the role
  • Completion of a degree with subsequent relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated experience in asset management.
  • IT, audio-visual maintenance and troubleshooting skills.
  • Well-developed organisational skills with experience of or the ability to manage the operational requirements of laboratory spaces or a small facility.
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving equipment and technical problems as experienced by end users.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated oral communication skills with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff and students at all levels.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and provide instruction others in an educational setting.
  • Effective written communication skills with the ability to produce documents, records, instructions and procedures which are clear, accurate and concise.
  • Exposure to the higher education sector (desirable).
  • Previous experience with neuroscience equipment and systems (desirable).
What we offer you
  • Flexible working environment with great work life balance.
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
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Next steps
Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter and resume to include sufficient information and examples to allow us to assess your suitability for the role. 

Applications close: 5pm Friday September 20th

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. 

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.  

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information about the role contact:

Laura Keenan – Talent Acquisition Consultant
Phone:  08 9266 4640


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time