Data Management and Data Loads Librarian (Physical and Electronic)

Monash University
February 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$75,245 - $86,431
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Data Management and Data Loads Librarian (Physical and Electronic)

Job No.: 644453

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 6-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $75,245 - $86,431 pa HEW Level 05 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Apply your library technical skills to quality data management activities
  • Problem solve for discoverability of content and collections
  • Contribute to continuous improvement opportunities
  • There's a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It's the feeling that you're a part of something special. Something significant. So if you're looking for the next chapter in your career, it's here. You'll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that's filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

    The Opportunity

    The Data Management and Data Loads Librarian (Physical and Electronic) works as a part of the Metadata team to describe the Library's content and collections via large-scale data loads delivered by content providers and other content-capture processes (such as locally-created spreadsheets).

    In this position you work collaboratively to ensure metadata is accurate, exchangeable, and supports discovery and access. This includes contributing data to national and international partnerships (such as Trove, HathiTrust, WorldCat, ISNI, VIAF) to support discovery and access in a global context.

    You will have an ability to initiate and administer projects under direction, provide training and guidance to Library team members in the application of those projects, as well as analyse and resolve complex issues.

    Working collaboratively, you will provide support to projects and events and undertake a variety of general duties to meet the operational demands of the Collections and Technology Division.

    To achieve success in this temporary Data Management and Data Loads Librarian (Physical and Electronic) opportunity you will be able to demonstrate experience in the use of Alma Library Management System or similar, plus other library related systems for data management and maintenance work. Your keen problem solving capabilities will ensure you are able to support a varied range of data management, data load and quality assurance activities undertaken for both physical and electronic collections content.

    If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

    This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

    At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

    To apply

    Please include a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which addresses the Key Selection Criteria in a concise way and explains how you are a good fit for the role. Please note that you are not required to respond to each of the key selection criteria individually.

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


    If you are interested in this role and want to know more about it, you are strongly encouraged to contact Susan Thomson, Content and Collections Manager, Monash University Library for a confidential conversation, +61 3 9905 0528

    Position Description

    Data Management and Data Loads Librarian (Physical and Electronic)

    Closing Date

    Sunday 5 February 2023, 11:55 pm AEDT

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