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Immersive Technologies Support Officer

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Work type: Fixed term / Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology

  • 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 is developing a research-aligned initiative of Education, Research and Industry Partnership Hub for Visualisation, Simulation and Immersive Technologies at the Paddington Campus. The position provides support for this initiative.

This position operates in a University environment, where diversity and innovation are critical to the University’s role as a leading teaching and research organisation. The role both supports innovators and provides innovative solutions.

About the role

  • $85,326K-$91,023K (Pro rata)  plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • 12 mth Fixed Term contract
  • Part time- 3 days per week


Specific responsibilities for this role include:

• Provide expert technical support for Art & Design’s creative technology focused areas which include, interactive media, creative coding, robotics and electronics activities.

• Provide expert advice on acquisition, installation, and maintenance of fit for purpose equipment, for use in Art & Design creative technology focused areas.

• Provide expert advice for faculty cohorts requiring assistance in software development tasks.

• Identify and advise on improvement and enhancement opportunities for technical aspects of Art & Design creative technology areas.

• Design instructional and induction media which supports Art & Design creative technology focused areas.

• Organise, catalogue and maintain equipment in Art & Design creative technology focused areas.

• Ensure that the work for which they are responsible is carried out in ways, which safeguards the WHS of staff or students in their charge and visitors, including contractors whom they engage.

• Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.


Specific Challenges for this position are:

• Working within emergent disciplinary field.

• Keeping abreast of changes in technology as they are applied to creative technology areas.

• Continuing to build a successful support structure for faculty staff and students in the area of creative technology.

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.


Download File Immersive Technologies Support Officer - Dec 2018.pdf


  • Luke Killen, Research and Education Technology Manager
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  • T: (61 2) 9386 0816

Applications close: 31st Jan 2019 11pm

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