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Logistics Officer 

Job No.: 651482

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.5)

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $100,173 - $109,871 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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The Opportunity

Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF) has an exciting opportunity for a Logistics Officer to join the team. The ARC SRI SAEF is a leading international research program that is delivering interdisciplinary research to forecast environmental change across the Antarctic region to deploy effective environmental stewardship strategies in the face of this change, and to secure Antarctica as a natural reserve devoted to peace and science.

The SAEF Logistics Officer will provide high level administrative and operational support to SAEF Expeditioners and Project Leads as they plan and prepare for, and return from, Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic expeditions. The Logistics Officer will play a lead role in the coordination of integrated and multidisciplinary field campaigns. As the successful candidate you will be responsible for: 

  • Contributing to planning, coordination and implementation of SAEF field research
  • Providing pre and post-expedition support 
  • Delivering high-level technical administration support for the logistics program 
  • Providing support to the Program Manager for budget management for the logistics program
  • Coordinating science requests into an integrated approach for discussion with logistics providers (predominantly the Australian Antarctic Division)

The appointee will have a science degree qualification in a relevant field with extensive relevant experience or extensive experience and management expertise in field research coordination or administration. An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training will also be considered.

The successful candidate will need to possess a current valid Police Check if a security pass is required for the Australian Antarctic Division Headquarters. 

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.  

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


Ms Jodie Weller, SAEF Program Manager, +61 3 9905 1300

Position Description

Download File Logistics Officer

Closing Date

Sunday 4 June 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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