This section of the position description describes the tasks and activities that are performed. Describe in eight to ten statements the key tasks and activities of this position. Functions performed by this position as distinguished from those performed by its subordinates.
Consider the following.
- What does this position do?
- What methods are used to achieve the major accountabilities?
- What assistance is available and from whom?
- With what frequency are the various major functions undertaken?
The Technical Officer
- performs maintenance work in order to ensure the power and machines laboratories are in good working condition. This involves the design and construction of electronic equipment that are not readily available
- works directly with undergraduate and postgraduate students to instruct and advise on laboratory experiments and equipment
- provides a general reception service and is the initial contact for the unit
- coordinates the Directors schedule by organising appointments
- answers telephone, reception counter and e-mail inquiries and/or redirects as required.
The Committee Officer services a wide range of University committees by:
- formulating draft recommendations
- preparing committee agendas
- collecting, producing and circulating papers pertinent to the committee
- booking meeting rooms
- accepting and transmitting apologies
- maintaining membership lists.