Librarian, Teaching & Research

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 18, 2024
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  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

  • About the role

    As Librarian, Teaching & Research, you will work as part of an integrated team of librarians who provide advice, and support in the delivery of strategic teaching projects and priorities to teaching staff and RMIT's education delivery programs.

    In this role, you will support the development, and implementation of a range of discipline-based projects that builds the capacity of teaching staff to develop students' academic skills through the develop and delivery of micro- credentials, reading lists and curation, open educational resource and blended learning projects.

    To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Understanding of the teaching, learning and research environments within the higher and vocational education sector and the role of a modern academic library

  • Understanding of instructional design principles and online pedagogy

  • Experience with technologies and tools that deliver e-learning content

  • Experience in the design and delivery of digital literacy/research skills programs

  • Understanding of at least one of: open educational practice; curriculum uplift projects; copyright or reading lists initiatives

  • Experience in the development of learning objects to support the learning needs of students and staff

  • Experience working within a project-based environment to deliver strategic outcomes

  • High level communication skills with a demonstrated ability to undertake presentations and discussions in a public forum

  • Proven ability to work independently, deliver solutions, use initiative, and prioritise tasks to meet deadlines in a demanding environment.

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

    About the Portfolio

    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 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 Pauline King - Manager, Library Services (Teaching) via [email protected].

    Applications Close:

    18 Feb 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.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

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