Technical Events Coordinator

Job No: GC201833
Location: Darlinghurst

At Garvan our research is focused upon understanding the role of genes and molecular and cellular processes in health and disease as the basis for developing future preventions, treatments and cures. Our scientists are researchers who work towards making significant breakthroughs in scientific discovery to positively impact human health.

Our support people are no different. Like our Scientists, we only recruit the best talent in areas of Information Technology, Legal and Commercial Partnerships, Operations, Finance and Human Resources. Our support teams are experts in their fields and are driven by the dynamic culture, innovation and cutting edge research that Garvan offers. At Garvan no two days are the same.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced Technical Events Coordinator to provide audio-visual skills and expertise, as well as event management assistance to Garvan Institute Operations and IT services. As well as the numerous meeting facilities and resources, Garvan hosts academic conferences, fundraising events, educational tours and also hires out these facilities to external parties. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide all technical AV support for meetings, seminars and events
  • Set up and maintenance of furniture, equipment, rooms and venues for events
  • Assist in the management of venue booking calendar and events on-site
  • Liaise with event organisers and external contractors associated with events regarding event logistics, insurances and inductions
  • Liaise and communicate with other Garvan support services staff regarding any details they may need associated with the event
  • Other duties as required

To be successful in the position you will demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Polycom audio and video expertise
  • AMX Control Systems knowledge
  • Familiarity with both Mac and PC operating systems
  • Powerpoint presentation applications skills
  • Experience in a wide range of relevant applications such as: Keynote, Skype, GoToMeeting, JoinIn,
  • Experience in video conferencing applications
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Willing to work after hours when required

How to apply

To apply, please submit your application via the Garvan careers site:

Please prepare and submit your application as per the directions below: 

  • A Cover Letter
  • A recent CV

Closing date

We are reviewing applications as they are received. This position will remain open until Friday, 12 January. 

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