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Monday, August 25, 2014

Vacancy: Academic Skills Adviser, QUT Library

Academic Skills Adviser (2 positions available), Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

A challenging position exists to provide student learning services in academic and information literacy and study skills. We require a team player with enthusiasm, confidence and the ability to work in a technological and rapidly changing information environment.

The positions are fixed-term, full-time for 12 months.

For a copy of the position description and to apply online go to Jobs at QUT


CLOSING DATE 8 September 2014

Vacancy: Information Access Librarian, QUT

Information Access Librarian, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

A vacancy exists for an enthusiastic and client-focused person to work within a small multi-skilled team to help support and develop QUT Library’s information discovery and access services. Duties include maintenance and user-centred development of Library information resource discovery and access services, including the Library Management system plus participation in projects.

The position is fixed-term, full-time until 28 August 2015 and is located at Kelvin Grove Campus.

For a copy of the position description and to apply online go to Jobs at QUT


CLOSING DATE – 3 September 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Vacancies at Griffith University

Griffith University is currently recruiting for 4 Discipline Librarian positions:

Reference: 500168
Element: Library and Learning Services
Work type: Continuing and Fixed term (until February 2015)

Overview:
Griffith University is regarded as one of Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions and one of the most influential Universities in the Asia-Pacific region. It was the first University in Australia to offer degrees in Asian studies and Environmental studies and remains a pioneer in these fields. It is a large multi-campus institution with internationally recognised strengths in teaching and research. Griffith now offers more than 300 degrees across five campuses and is home to more than 43, 000 students from 130 countries. It is Australia's ninth largest higher education provider.

These positions will be available on a continuing and fixed term (until February 2015) basis across our Brisbane, Southbank and Gold Coast campuses.

The role:
The Discipline Librarian is a key position in Library and Learning Services, a part of Information Services.  The primary objective of these positions is to contribute to Griffith's teaching, learning and research goals by providing pro-active, discipline based scholarly information and communication services to researchers and scholars. This will be achieved by deepening engagement with academic staff to maintain a strong understanding of their research, scholarship and teaching, ensuring they are aware of the services available. These positions will work individually and as part of multiple teams to enhance Griffith's education and research goals and to mentor and develop staff capability.

These positions will be located within one of the existing Library and Learning Services Discipline Teams, reporting to the Library Services Manager for that team. While each position will have a home campus, the incumbent will be expected to travel regularly to other campuses.

There are 4 positions available on a continuing and fixed basis across our Brisbane, Southbank and Gold Coast campuses:

1 x Continuing, full time, Music Librarian based at the Southbank campus;

2 x Continuing, full time, Science Librarians based at the Nathan and Gold Coast campus;

1 x Fixed term (until February 2015), part time (60%), Business Librarian based at the Gold Coast campus.

In their covering letter, applicants should state which particular vacancy they are applying for.

The person:
The successful applicant will have advanced discipline knowledge and a high level of knowledge of emerging scholarly communication trends and the ability to realise opportunities in the context of the relevant discipline.  The person will have strong communication and advocacy skills and a proven ability to work in partnership with academics

Salary range:
HEW Level 7: $75,186 - $81,453 per annum. For appointments two years or greater, salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $87,965 - $95,300 per annum.

Further information:
Obtain the position description and application requirements by clicking the following link:

Position description


For position queries, contact Ms Carolyn McDonald, Director, Library and Learning Services , Team on +61 (0) 7 5552 8278.

For application queries, contact Ms Kristy Hume, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359.

General staff positions (non-academic) are open to Australian permanent residents and Australian citizen only.


Closing date: Monday 1 September 2014 at 4.30pm AEST. 

Workshop announcement: Copyright Q&A with Trish Hepworth


Monday, August 4, 2014

Vacancy: Liaison Librarian, QUT

Queensland University of Technology is currently recruiting for the following position:

Liaison Librarian, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

A stimulating and challenging position for a Liaison Librarian is available in the Kelvin Grove Branch Library, providing liaison services to the Faculty of Education, and the QUT International College (QUTIC). The position requires a team player with enthusiasm, confidence, and the ability to work effectively in a
technological and rapidly changing information environment.

The position is ongoing, full-time and is located at Kelvin Grove Campus.

For a copy of the position description and to apply online go to Jobs at QUT


CLOSING DATE 11 August 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Vacancy: Senior Manager, Library Academic Services, Bond University

Bond University Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

Senior Manager, Library Academic Services
Full-time continuing position

This is a key position providing direction and leadership in the design and delivery of state-of-the-art library services in a collaborative team–based environment. The role includes initiating and leading innovation in frontline customer services, liaison and research support services, and learning and teaching support services.

The commencing salary for this appointment is $83,521.11 plus 17.5% superannuation pa.

See Jobs at Bond for further information including the Position Description


Applications close: Wednesday 13 August 2014.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Vacancies at Griffith University

Griffith University is currently advertising two key management positions within the Information Management Portfolio,  Division of Information Services.

Manager Scholarly Resource Services : The Manager Scholarly Resource Services is a key position within the portfolio delivering strategic leadership in the identification, selection, procurement, management and curation of scholarly content for Griffith University.  The focus is on the provision of responsive quality services within a dynamic global environment.

Manager Content and Discovery Services The Manager, Content and Discovery Service provides leadership in data management tools, indexed discovery services, data mining and institutional repository management and is accountable for the management and delivery of systems and products associated with the operation and support of a Griffith scholarly publishing service.


Applications for both positions close 13 August 2014. For position queries, contact Ms Maureen Sullivan, Director, Information Management: Maureen.sullivan@griffith.edu.au


Monday, July 14, 2014

QULOC News #16 2014 now available via QULOC website


Welcome to the first issue of QULOC News for 2014. This issue will keep you informed of the activities of QULOC Institutions for the first half of 2014 and includes:

  • Updates of happenings in QULOC member libraries
  • Information about upcoming QULOC events
  • News from the Working Parties
  • An introduction to the new Copyright Practitioner Group



To access the newsletter, please click on the link below:

I’m always interested in feedback and story ideas for inclusion in future newsletters. To contribute, please email: quloc.exec.officer@gmail.com


Saturday, July 5, 2014

Vacancy: Head, Information Services, Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University is currently recruiting for:

Head, Information Services.

Interested candidates may contact:
Gulcin Cribb gulcincribb@smu.edu.sg
University Librarian
Li Ka Shing Library

Singapore Management University
+ 65 6828 0482
+ 65 6822 8083



Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Vacancy: Library Adviser, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, QUT

Library Adviser, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology
 
QUT Library requires an enthusiastic team player possessing the ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing information and technology environment. The appointee will contribute to the provision of a high quality learning support and information service to Library clients, as well as the opportunity to provide support to Liaison Librarians, and Academic Skills Advisers.
 
The position is ongoing, full-time and is located at Gardens Point Campus.
 
For a copy of the position description and to apply online go to Jobs at QUT
 
CLOSING DATE – 13 July 2014