Librarian, Document Delivery

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 08, 2024
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  • Full-time , Fixed Term position until 09/05/2025

  • Salary HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Bundoora campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About The Position

    The Librarian, Document Delivery role entails coordinating and overseeing the daily operations of Document Delivery functions, ensuring efficient and customer-focused services for RMIT users and other library services globally.

    Key responsibilities include managing document delivery workflows, processing requests, coordinating digitization efforts, leading specific projects, providing training and support to staff and customers, supervising a small team, liaising with university members, gathering and analyzing data for reporting, and demonstrating a growth mindset and adaptability.

    The role encompasses a range of duties to uphold high-quality document delivery services and contribute to the overall success of the department and its stakeholders.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in the use of applications relating to document delivery, automated circulation systems and the Microsoft Office suite of software.

  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to provide authoritative advice.

  • Demonstrated experience supervising small teams.

  • Proven ability to work independently or as part of a team and with demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels across the University.

  • Understanding and knowledge of document delivery practices.

  • Proven ability to exercise initiative and independence in appropriate circumstances.

  • Ability to work with limited direction and adapt to changing work practices.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    Education Portfolio

    The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

    The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

    RMIT University Library

    RMIT University Library is a creative partner in the achievement of RMIT University's teaching, learning and research goals. It engages with other groups within the University to design initiatives that have a positive impact on the student experience including the provision of direct support, advice and guidance for students' academic skill development. It provides resources, services and facilities to support the information needs of RMIT's large and globally distributed student and staff population and supplies expertise for the management of the University's archives and business information.

    In order to support the goals and operations of the University the Library is arranged into 4 main functional areas: Learning; Teaching and Research; Collections and Quality and Engagement. The RMIT Library increasingly delivers collections and services online to maximize access by the RMIT user population.

    At RMIT Melbourne, the University Library operates from 4 different locations: the Swanston Library; the Bundoora Library; the Carlton Library and Brunswick Library. At RMIT Vietnam, the Library supports the 6,000 students from 2 locations: Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. They provide flexible, networked spaces for individual and group study, computer equipped group study rooms and seminar rooms for academic and library research skills training.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing ​your suitability​ for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact [email protected]

    Job Description – Librarian, Document D e livery

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications Close:

    8 Apr 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

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