Resource Management Librarian

Swinburne University of Technology
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Key role in the Library Discovery team at Swinburne University
  • Full time, fixed-term position (until Oct 2024) at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW Level 7 salary + 17% superannuation and benefits
  • About the Role We are currently seeking a Resource Management Librarian to join our Library Discovery team at Swinburne. You will play a key role in the team and work to catalogue, describe, and provide access to the broad range of physical, licensed digital, open access and published repository resources to support teaching, learning and research at Swinburne.

    As the Resource Management Librarian, you will supervise staff from the Library Discovery team and keep up to date with developments and initiatives in the field including new standards and technologies, and will make recommendations on their implementation and use to achieve best practice outcomes. You will develop a range of regularly scheduled and ad hoc reports to track performance and will analyse data to solve problems and develop and implement new solutions and innovative ideas to improve discovery.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Experience in a senior role leading innovative and customer-centric library, scholarly information, scholarly publishing, digital information services, or related environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in high-level planning, implementation and operation of digital publishing and/or digital discovery environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategy, policy, procedures, governance and standards in information management in large and complex organisations.
  • Demonstrated experience in building partnerships, complex stakeholder management, and driving and negotiating innovation and change.
  • Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience, extensive management experience and proven management expertise, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

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

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Sunday, 19 May 2024 at 11:30pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant #LI-SW

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