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Monday, August 1, 2016

Position vacant: Research Content Support Officer, Griffith University

Research Content Support Officer (HEW6)
Library Technology Services, Griffith University

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus.

Overview:
Do you have good communication and problem solving skills and experience working with technologies for managing research content? Our small hard-working team is seeking an enthusiastic and flexible person to support the development and improvement of repositories, publishing platforms, and other services.Library Technology Services provides technical platforms for the effective management of and access to scholarly content including library resources, subject guides, course readings and research outputs. The team has an expanding role in supporting repositories and publishing platforms that expose Griffith-generated research content to global audiences to increase the impact and influence of the University’s scholarship and research.

The role:
The Research Content Support Officer supports the development of solutions and services for storing, managing and disseminating a wide range of research content, including scholarly journals, research outputs and theses. These services include the Griffith Research Online institutional repository, Griffith University Research Theses collection, Griffith ePress, and providing Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs).The role may include the analysis of requirements, implementation of upgrades and enhancements, and / or application development across a range of technologies. Under broad direction and guidance, this position will consult with stakeholders and analyse, develop and implement enhancements to solutions and services that support researchers across all campuses.

The person: 
You should have a relevant degree as well as experience supporting multiple research content technologies in a higher education environment. You will be comfortable working both as part of a team and independently and should have experience handling complex tasks and contributing to projects in a changing environment. You must be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders including academics, IT professionals, librarians and information managers, and software vendors. Your high-level written communication skills enable you to produce high quality technical documentation and to contribute to reports for non-technical audiences.In addition to being technically proficient, the ideal candidate would have some understanding of relevant metadata standards, Australian copyright legislation and government policies relating to research assessment and open access.

Salary range:
HEW Level 6: $72,288 - $77,282 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation contribution: $84,578 - $90,421 per annum.

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


For position queries, contact Ms Sam Searle, Manager, Library Technology Services on +61 (0) 7 3735 6786 or email samantha.searle@griffith.edu.au.

For application queries, contact Ms Akansha Srivastav, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 4381.

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

All applications must be submitted online.

Closing date: Friday, 12 August 2016 at 5pm AEST. 


Monday, July 11, 2016

Position vacant: Team Leader, Repository and Metadata Services, JCU

Team Leader, Repository and Metadata Services

JCU Library is currently recruiting for a Team Leader, Repository and Metadata Services.
Reporting to the Assoc. Director, Information Resources, the position is responsible for the effective leadership and management of the ResearchOnline@JCU institutional repository, and for metadata standards across library collections and LIS managed repositories.

This is a full time continuing position, HEWL7. 
More information is available online at: http://www.jcu.edu.au/jobs/professional/index.htm
Reference number 15657
Applications close 24th July. 


For further information please contact Carolyn.Tredrea@jcu.edu.au (phone 4781 4532).

Friday, May 27, 2016

Position vacant: Manager, Information & Digital Literacy

The University of Queensland Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

Manager, Information & Digital Literacy
HEW 8
Learning and Research Services
This is a leadership and management position within the University of Queensland Library. The primary role is to manage the Information Literacy and Digital Team. In line with the guiding principles in the UQ Library Information and Digital Literacy Strategic Framework 2016 – 2020, the role involves working collaboratively with other Managers and staff across the Library to ensure the provision of information literacy training, IT training and digital information literacy co-ordination. The position also involves taking a leadership role in promoting the UQ Library and in partnering with other Library units and with external partners.

This is a full time continuing position located within Learning and Research Services, located at the St Lucia campus.

Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 499083 or through the attached link)

Applications close: 9 June 2016 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

QULOC Event Announcement: Career Planning: Developing your Future

The QULOC Staffing Issues Working Party announces:

Career Planning: Developing your future, delivered by Sue Hutley, Director, Library Services, Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
9:30am – 12:00pm, Friday 26 August 2016, P512, QUT, Gardens Point campus.

This workshop, aimed at library staff HEW5 and above, will offer tools, techniques, and new ways of thinking about planning your career. Sue will discuss how to play to your strengths, how to plan ahead for contingencies and how to make the most of your employment situation. Sue delivered a version of this workshop at the ALIA New Librarians’ Symposium in July 2015 and for a number of university library staff since that conference. 

Activities within the workshop will encourage participants to consider:

  • Howw do you see your situation, both personally and professionally, as part of a team and the library in relation to change and strategic priorities.  
  • How might your work (skills and responsibilities) change in the next few years, and how prepared are you for this change.
  • What makes you come to work, what do you like about your work, how can you take responsibility to change things you don’t like.
  • Who are your champions, and how can they help you. 
  • How can you collectively empower your colleagues.

Morning tea will be included.

Ticket prices:
QULOC Members:           $40.00
Non QULOC:                      $50.00
Students:                            $30.00

Places for this workshop are limited so book early to avoid disappointment! To book online go to:
For further information, please contact quloc.exec.officer@gmail.com


Friday, April 15, 2016

Position vacant: Branch Library Manager, QUT Library

Branch Library Manager, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

The position of Branch Library Manager at QUT’s Kelvin Grove Campus Library, as a member of the Library Leadership Team, contributes to the planning, development and delivery of the Library service and manages the resources and services for this campus Library.

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

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


CLOSING DATE – 2 May 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016

Call for Papers IAML Conference 2016 – Local History, Local Music

The International Association of Music Libraries has recently released a call for papers for their 2016 conference that will be taking place in Brisbane 29-30 September. For details, see: http://www.iamlaustralia.org.au/item/call-for-papers-iaml-conference-2016-local-history-local-music

Further information about the conference can be found at: http://www.iamlaustralia.org.au/event/15-new-event

Friday, February 19, 2016

Position vacant: Manager, Law Library, Bond University

Bond University Library is currently recruiting for the following position:

Manager, Law Library
Full-time continuing position

A stimulating and challenging leadership position for Manager of the Law Library is available at Bond University. This position leads the delivery of state-of-the-art Law Library services in a collaborative team–based environment. The incumbent works closely with faculty, researchers, students and administrators in the Faculty of Law to develop services and facilities that support the evolving curriculum.

Reporting to the University Librarian, this position is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Librarian who is seeking advancement by moving into a management level role.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $86,026 plus 17.5% superannuation pa.

See Jobs at Bond for further information including the Position Description.


Applications close: Wednesday 9 March 2016

Monday, November 30, 2015

Position vacant: Caboolture Library Manager, QUT Library


Caboolture Library Manager, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

A vacancy exists for the position of Caboolture Library Manager. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this challenging position contributes to the planning, development and delivery of the Library service and manages the resources and services for this branch Library.

The position is fixed-term, full-time until 30 September 2016 and are located at the Caboolture Campus.

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


CLOSING DATE – 6 December 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015

Positions vacant at UQ Library



Senior Librarian, Research Outputs
HEW 7
The major focus of this role is to provide expert advice, training services and support to the University Library that will ensure the Library provides the highest level of research output and impact services to UQ researchers as well as providing the appropriate training and resources to the UQ community in research data management and planning.
This is a continuing, full-time position and is located at the St Lucia campus.

Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 498246 or through the attached link)
Applications close: 30 November 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)



Librarian (Ipswich Teach Out)
HEW 5/6

This position is based at the USQ Ipswich campus where some UQ students enrolled in paramedic sciences and nursing will be based for 2016.

This is a full time, fixed term position starting 18 January 2016 and finishing 25 November 2016.

Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 498236 or through the attached link)
Applications close: 30 November 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)


Please circulate these vacancies to relevant staff.


Friday, November 13, 2015

Positions vacant at QUT

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

We are looking for a client-focused team player with enthusiasm, confidence, and the ability to work effectively in rapidly changing information and technology environment. The appointee will provide high quality information services that optimise clients’ access to the Library’s collections on the Gardens Point campus.

The position is ongoing, full-time (commencing January 2016) and are located at the Gardens Points Campus.

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

CLOSING DATE – 22 November 2015



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

QUT Library requires enthusiastic team players who possess the ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing information and technology environment. The appointees 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.

1 x ongoing, full-time position, and 1 x ongoing, part-time role (20 hours per week). Both positions are located at the Gardens Point Campus.

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

CLOSING DATE – 22 November 2015



Resource Assistant (2 positions available), Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

If you have relevant education, training and/or experience, possess well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, and can organise your work to achieve high quality client service outcomes, we need you to join our dynamic team providing effective access to online and print information resources for use by the QUT community.

The positions are ongoing, full-time (commencing January 2016) and are located at the Kelvin Grove Campus.

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


CLOSING DATE – 22 November 2015