MakerSpace Coordinator

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Remuneration: $$80,756 - $84,451 per annum

Location: Canberra

Type: Full Time

Posted: 22/08/2019


Classification: ANU Officer Level 6 (Technical)
Salary package: $80,756 - $84,451 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (12 months contract)

  • Be an integral part of an expanding community across the University 
  • Develop long-lasting and meaningful relationships with some of the College's student cohort
  • Work as part of an effective and influential team in supporting project-based learning

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, hardworking, and collaborative individual who has an interest in contributing to an exceptional student experience.

We are looking for a mentor and a strategic thinker. If you are personable, with experience in managing operations in a lab or similar environment, then this position will be the perfect combination of opportunity and rewarding employment.

You will be part of an ANU-wide community, and a rapidly growing initiative. Your role is to work as part of this community to support project-based learning, research-capabilities and personal hobbies in a highly interdisciplinary environment.

College overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.

The Research School of Electrical, Energy and Material Engineering (RSEEME) is a highly successful community and we pride ourselves on solving real world problems in collaboration with the best minds in the world from across a broad range of disciplines. RSEEME leads the way in pursuing its fundamental mission – discovery and to making knowledge matter – to the very highest quality.

Position overview

This position is a fixed term, 12 month appointment with the potential for extension, to contribute to the Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering (RSEEME) as the MakerSpace Coordinator. Applications are particularly encouraged from individuals who have experience in or an understanding of fabrication techniques. 

To enquire about these positions please contact Stewart Hilton on +61 2 6125 3308 or via email on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is policy in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to require selection panels to seek a gender balance when compiling shortlists of candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit  

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • All applicants should provide evidence (photos, video, other media) of a personal or professional project that they feel embodies their broad range of design and fabrication skills. This is an opportunity to showcase who you are as a maker, how you are able to learn by doing, and ideally, how you are able to work with other people or seek advice from diverse groups as needed.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

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