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Senior Manager, Facilities and Technical Services

Job No.:562088

Work type:Continuing

Senior Manager, Facilities and Technical Services

  • Full Time, Continuing
  • Melbourne (Bundoora)
  • Attractive Remuneration Package + 17% superannuation

About the position

The Senior Manager - Facilities and Technical Services, is responsible for the management of physical, resource and technical requirements across all Schools at La Trobe University.  The position will manage teams of specialist staff to provide expert technical support and advice to academics, researchers, and students to enable effective teaching and research outcomes. Work closely with School Senior Managers, and Infrastructure & Operations to proactively manage technical challenges, develop safe technical procedures, provide advice on technical procurement, and oversee minor works projects.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will:

  • Have performed complex, significant and high level creative planning, program and managerial functions with clear accountability for program performance. Comprehensive knowledge of related programs.
  • Be accountable for the achievement of significant organisational objectives and programs.
  • Lead, manage and motivate staff in a major functional area or service grouping. Developing and raising their performance including responsibility for setting and reviewing longer term performance criteria and objectives.

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

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.  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.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 9 January 2022 by 11.55pm AEDST

Position Enquiries:  Rob Pike via email r.pike@latrobe.edu.au or Bridget Soulsby b.soulsby@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  Recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

Download File 562088 PD - Senior Manager Facilities and Technical Services.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
  • Video Assessment – a link will be provided to your nominated email address within 24 hours of submitting your application

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

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.

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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