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Tech Officer 4D (Photography)

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Student Services

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

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

UNSW Art & Design leads Australia with a focus on media innovation and emerging technologies. The Faculty’s approach is interdisciplinary, advancing tradition and challenging existing thinking. UNSW Art & Design is an internationally recognised centre for arts-led transdisciplinary research in science and technology, our strengths span Art Theory and Criticism; Film, Television and Digital Media; Visual Arts and Crafts. The Faculty is comprised of renowned practitioners, researchers and thinkers spanning contemporary visual arts, creativity and culture, design and innovation.

About the role

  • $71K - $80K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading.
  • Continuing
  • Full time (35 hours per week) or a job share arrangement may be considered.

The Technical Officer 4D (Photography) provides expert knowledge and technical skills that facilitate making in support of the Faculty’s academic programs, and provides technical support to staff and students, while applying and monitoring the appropriate Work Health and Safety procedures and guidelines.

Based in the Making Centre’s 4D Hub this role will also contribute to supporting all areas of the Art & Design Making Centre.

To be successful in this role you will have:


  • Proven high level analogue and digital photographic skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level understanding of WHS requirements in a photographic studio/ darkroom/ film processing environment


  • Knowledge and experience in the use of a range of technologies used in Art & Design making
  • Experience managing the operation of film processing & darkroom facilities
  • Experience managing the operation of Digital Imaging facilities
  • Experience in operating an equipment or materials storeroom/ loan service
  • Demonstrated ability in the provision of technical instruction and inductions to groups and individuals in both analogue and digital photography
  • Experience in the application of WHS obligations in an educational environment


  • Completion of a Degree or other tertiary qualification with subsequent relevant work experience, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and/ or experience

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.  Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.



Jim Ward, Manager Making Centre



Applications close:  30th May 2018

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