Student Workshop Trainer

Position Reference No.: 
School, Unit or Centre: 
School of Engineering and Information Technology
Employment type: 
Full time
Salary Range: 
Level 5 $71,451 - $80,850 + (17% Super)
Level 6 $83,653 - $89,238 + (17% Super)

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  •      One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  •      Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  •      FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  •      Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  •      Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  •      Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work


Student Workshop Trainer

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

UNSW Canberra is a university college of UNSW, based in Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

UNSW Canberra has four academic Schools (School of Business, School of Engineering & Information Technology, School of Humanities & Social Sciences and School of Physical, Environmental & Mathematical Sciences) and employs approximately 200 academic and 160 professional staff. UNSW Canberra staff undertake both Defence and non-Defence related academic research.

As at 31 March, the Semester 1 2017 enrolled students totalled 3,212 including 1,075 undergraduate students, 1,684 postgraduate coursework students, 371 research students and 82 non-award students.

UNSW is currently negotiating with the ACT Government to develop a new campus in Canberra.

An exciting opportunity exists as a Student Workshop Trainer in the Technical Support Group (TSG) within the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), UNSW Canberra. The Student Workshop Trainer provides training support in fabrication and machining skilling to stakeholders within the School including academic staff, undergraduate and postgraduate research students and other technical professional staff including apprentices.  The Student Workshop Trainer will be responsible for designing, developing, delivering and evaluating in-house and outsourced training programs as well as providing technical advice and assistance to stakeholders for teaching and research projects.


About the Successful Applicant:

The successful applicant will be highly autonomous and have the capacity to develop and deliver training programs to a wide variety of stakeholders.  The position holder will have Trade qualifications in Fitting and Machining and also hold a formal training qualification.  The applicant will be able to confidently deliver relevant and interesting training programs, which will be supported by quality content and verified through training program feedback mechanisms. To be successful an individual must understand the importance of clear and timely communications with stakeholders, and possess the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders ranging from academics to higher degree research and undergraduate students and external suppliers. The position holder will need to be flexible and have the ability to adapt to constantly evolving demands and priorities. 

We are seeking applicants who can demonstrate the ability to develop and effectively utilise stakeholder relationships to achieve strategic outcomes.

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

To Apply: Please follow the link to the UNSW Careers Portal Position Number - 60923, and sign in or register as a new user.

Previous applicants need not apply.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra


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