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Monday, September 8, 2014

Vacancy: Law Library Manager, QUT Library

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

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 the Law Library.

The position is ongoing, full-time and is located at the Gardens Point Campus.

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


CLOSING DATE – 28 September 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Conference announcement: THETA 2015





The Executive Committee of THETA 2015 are excited to invite you to sub-tropical Gold Coast, Queensland for the THETA 2015 Conference ‘Create, connect, consume – innovating today for tomorrow’.  The Conference will be held on 11 May – 13 May at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach. Spectacular beaches, hinterland ranges, waterways and vibrant communities define this outstanding destination.

The THETA 2015 biennial conference aims to advance higher education by promoting the innovative use of information technology. THETA is the key technological conference in higher education, attracting practitioners and senior decision makers from the broad spectrum of information technology, research, teaching and learning, library and knowledge management across Australia and New Zealand.

Come share what inspires you to innovate for today, in planning for our tomorrow.

As a delegate at THETA 2015, you will have an opportunity to interact with invited national and international experts, network with colleagues, and engage with sponsors and exhibitors from all areas of the tertiary education sector.

For the first time in THETA history, the QUESTnet Conference and the South Pacific User Services Conference (SPUSC) will be included in the THETA 2015 program, each with a dedicated stream within the main conference. This presents a unique opportunity for you to experience three conference streams in one.

We look forward to you joining us at THETA 2015 on the Gold Coast 11-13 May for this not to be missed exceptional conference experience.

Follow the program as it evolves on theta.edu.au

Bruce Callow
Chair, Conference Executive Committee, THETA 2015
Your host, Griffith University



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