Manager: Library Services (HEO 9)

University of South Australia
February 25, 2024
Offerd Salary:$128
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  • Based in the University Library at the Mawson Lakes campus

  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $128,163 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    Are you a dynamic and flexible manager ready to be a key player leading teams through a period of unprecedented, career-defining change? If you are passionate about leading well and shaping service delivery, this role could be for you!

    Reporting to the Deputy Director: Library, Client Services, the Manager: Library Services is responsible for managing Library Teams across two campuses – Mawson Lakes and Magill.

    This position addresses strategic campus and Academic Unit based issues, and the management and delivery of facilities, services and resources in support of the academic programs and research activities of the University.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    The University of South Australia Library supports UniSA's teaching, learning and research activities through the provision of relevant scholarly information resources and services. There are four campus libraries, located at City East, City West, Magill and Mawson Lakes as well as the Off Campus Library Service.

    The Library has adopted a Digital First strategy with over 700,000 ebooks and 100,000 online journals accessible to staff and students, as well as significant special and archival collections. Most of the Library's resources are available online for users at point of need, anywhere, anytime and on any device.

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (such as library and information management, information technology, management or education), with experience in implementing services to deliver a positive customer experience in a contemporary digital setting
  • Extensive management experience with the ability to lead and develop teams in a complex environment, including the development, implementation and continuous improvement of work practices and procedures
  • Well-developed strategic and problem-solving skills, including the ability to be innovative and creative in providing advice and solutions to service needs
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills including demonstrated ability to liaise with both senior and support staff in a large, complex organisation
  • High level analytical, research and writing skills to enable the effective synthesis of relevant information and data, and the provision of high- quality written reports and correspondence
  • Benefits

    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on- site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    Start Your Unstoppable Career!

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Emma Kelvin, Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5868.

    Applications close: 11:30pm Sunday 25 February 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment. #LI-DNI #S-DNI

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