Industry Employement – Lab Coordinator

Website Department of Industry

Job Description:

Questacon is Australia’s National Science & Technology Centre. Questacon harnesses imagination and wonderment to make science fun and relevant for all. Our vision is for a better future for all Australians through engagement with science, technology and innovation. We play a key role in building a foundation of science knowledge and understanding in the Australian community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure provision of maintenance of program equipment across the seven-day-a-week operation
  • Assist with the delivery of training to ensure the ongoing safety and quality of programs
  • Contribute to the development of plans and short-term objectives as well as strategic planning for longer-term initiatives
  • have strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to develop high quality material in line with legislation and policy
  • Research, design, develop and evaluate high quality inspirational learning experiences
  • Contribute to quality assurance activities and ongoing evaluation for improvement opportunities
  • Assist with maintaining appropriate risk management programs by contributing to the development of processes and procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Communicate effectively and build productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Work positively and productively in a changing work environment and under pressure
  • Identify and mitigate risks that will impact on own and team work outcomes
  • Have demonstrated experience coordinating STEM-based programs, and/or inquiry learning programs
  • Be able to work proactively as an individual and collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Innovatively contribute to the improvement in quality and efficiency of the Q Lab program
  • Have a sound general knowledge of the role and functions of Questacon and an understanding of how these relate to the Q Lab program

Job Details:

Company: Department of Industry

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Canberra, Australian

Application Deadline: N/A

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