Support Librarian (HEO 6)

University of South Australia
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$84,539
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Working Time:Full time
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  • Based in the University Library at the City West and Magill Campus

  • Two (2) full-time continuing positions
  • Salary from $84,539 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    We have an exciting opportunity for two Support Librarian's to join the Library Services team. You will provide support for teaching, learning, research and client services activities, together with technical expertise in information discovery and resource use.

    About UniSA Library

    The University of South Australia Library supports the University's teaching, learning and research mission through the provision of relevant information resources and associated services. The Library also coordinates copyright for the University. There are four campus libraries located at City East, City West, Magill and Mawson Lakes and an off-campus Library Service that supports regional engagement at Whyalla and Mt Gambier. Information technology and information resource management services are managed from the Mawson Lakes campus.

    The Library operates in an environment of increasing availability of digital information in support of the University's Digital Learning Strategy. As such, it has accelerated its commitment to acquire the vast majority of resources in digital format which are accessible and discoverable via an established next generation Library Management System. The Library has a growing research collection with over 700,000 ebooks and online journals available anytime, anywhere, on any device. The Library maintains a targeted, high quality print collection and is the custodian of several valuable special collections including the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, evaluate and recommend digital literacy resources for both face to face and online delivery
  • Provide expert assistance to clients with complex information and resource discovery needs and strategies which showcase their research outputs
  • Establish effective service desk rosters and work plans that support quality and timely service delivery
  • Support the Library Services team in the day-to-day operations of a campus library
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of emergent technologies and an ability to assess and apply them in a Library environment
  • An extensive knowledge of information sources in all formats and a proven ability in searching databases and other web-based products and services
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to work successfully with people at all levels within and outside of the University, and the ability to lead, supervise staff and participate in teams
  • Demonstrated capacity for communicating and assisting a diversity of clients with a commitment to customer service
  • Experience in the preparation and delivery of Digital Literacy training programs
  • 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
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Staff study support
  • 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.

    How to Apply

    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 Jessica Frisari, 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 4875.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 12 February 2023

    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.


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