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Friday, July 24, 2015

Position vacant :QUT Library

QUT is currently recruiting for the following position:

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 Collection at the Kelvin Grove Branch Library.

The position is ongoing, part-time for 25 hours per week 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 August 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Positions vacant: QUT Library

Electronic Resource Assistant, Library, Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support, Queensland University of Technology

If you are experienced in library technical services, possess high-level communication and problem-solving skills, and can organise self and others to achieve high quality client service outcomes, we need you to join our dynamic team providing effective access to electronic and print information resources for use by the QUT community.

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 – 19 July 2015



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

A vacancy exists for the position of Library Services Manager at QUT’s Law Library. The Library Services Manager manages the branch services, including collection access services, helpdesk services and reference support staff.

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 – 19 July 2015


Friday, July 3, 2015

Position vacant: Senior Technology Trainer, UQ Library

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

Senior Technology Trainer
HEW 6
Client Services

The University of Queensland Library is looking for an innovative and motivated Senior Technology Trainer to oversee the effective preparation and delivery of face to face and online technology based training programs for staff and students to support a range of digital literacies.
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 497626 or through the attached link)

Applications close: 16 July 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

JCU Vacancy, Manager Cairns Campus Library

JCU Library is currently recruiting for a Manager, Cairns Campus Library.   Reporting to the Director, Library and Information Services, the position is responsible for the effective leadership and management  of library services, resources, facilities and staff at the Cairns Campus Library.

This is a full-time continuing position, HEW 9.  More information is available online at:

Reference number 15244
Applications close 24th July.


For further information please contact heather.gordon@jcu.edu.au (phone: 47814472)

Joint ALIAQ & NSLA special event - 22nd July


State Library of Queensland and
The Australian Library and Information Association
 invite you to the

National and State Libraries Association
Meet and Greet

Wednesday 22 July
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Queensland Terrace, level 2
State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Bank

Dress: Business Casual

Join us for an opportunity to meet the national and state Librarians of Australasia
prior to the National and State Libraries Association conference.

Nibbles provided. Cash bar onsite 

RSVP by 5pm Wednesday 15 July to partnerships@slq.qld.gov.au

For more information contact Erin Gibbons on 07 3840 7914






Vacancy at UQ Library: Information Resource Administrator


 The UQ Library is currently recruiting for the following position in our Information Systems and Resource Services:

Information Resource Administrator
Become a part of a newly-formed agile and collaborative team focused on the acquisition, access and curation of electronic information resources at the University of Queensland. This position supports learning, discovery and engagement at The University of Queensland through the delivery of a range of services designed to maximize the benefits of relevant scholarly information resources. 
This is a full time position until 26 August 2016, and could be offered either as a secondment opportunity (subject to agreement by both institutions) or as a fixed term contract. Further details on how to apply are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 497580 or through the attached link)

For further information, please contact Majella Pugh on 07 3346 4350 or m.pugh@library.uq.edu.au
Applications close: 6 July 2015 (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)
Please circulate to relevant staff.


Monday, June 22, 2015

Vacancy at UQ Library

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

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Information Literacy Project Manager
HEW 9
Client Services

This is a Fixed Term, full-time position (36 hours and 15 minutes per week) for a period of 9 months and is based at the St Lucia campus. Further details are available on UQJobs (search under the Job Reference Number 497550 or through the attached link)
Applications close: 5 Jul (11:55 pm – E. Australian Standard time)



Vacancies at ACU

Liaison Librarian
Job No.:
970443
Campus name:
McAuley at Banyo Campus
Functional unit:
Library (Brisbane)
Work type:
Continuing full time
Location:
Brisbane

Two (2) positions available

  
Design and implement a range of library services
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 1,800 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses - Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.
ACU's libraries are well regarded within the University and are seen as key contributors to the University's success. The directorate has a strong client focus with a commitment to delivering the same level of services, facilities and collections regardless of the client's geographical location (including online).
As the Liaison Librarian, you will design, develop and implement a range of Library services in support of designated Schools across the University.
Specifically, you will:

  • facilitate the use of the library and its resources to support teaching, learning and research
  • develop the Library's collections in areas relevant to academic programs; and
  • establish good working relationships with designated School/s to promote the Library's services.

To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate:
  • tertiary qualifications in Library Science or Information Management, conferring eligibility for   professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association
  • substantial relevant library experience delivering library information services
  • commitment to the mission and Catholic ethos of the institution; and
  • knowledge of Information Literacy theory and practice.

Total remuneration valued to $83,747 - $90,638 pa, including salary component $76,656 - $82,964 pa (HEW Level 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
A 3% salary increase will be effective as of 4 July 2015.
A range of generous conditions of employment and entitlements are provided, these include: generous leave conditions; flexible working arrangements; salary packaging benefits and comprehensive staff development programs.
Applicants should demonstrate commitment to the specific mission and Catholic ethos of the institution.
How to Apply:
Obtain the Position Description Liaison Librarian.pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description. Specific enquiries may be directed to Freya Bruce, Campus Library Manager on (07) 3623 7353. To apply for this role click the "Apply" link below.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.
Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is
University policy. For more details visit
Applications Close: Tuesday 30 June 2015
Advertised:
16 Jun 2015 E. Australia Standard Time
Closing date:
30 Jun 2015 11:55pm E. Australia Standard Time

Monday, June 15, 2015

QULOC Event announcement: 2015 Bibliographic Masterclass

QULOC is pleased to announce details on the 2015 Bibliographic Masterclass. This year, in response to feedback, the masterclass will be split over two different sessions. There will be an Endnote workshop and a Bibliographic Software webinar. Please see below for further details on both sessions.

Endnote Workshop 
This year, Jenny Cameron from Crandon Services will be running a workshop on Endnote. Please note, this session will be for Experienced Endnote trainers looking for essential tips on the new features of X7 and a hands on opportunity for those wishing to up-skill/re-cap their knowledge on modifying output styles.
When: 9:30am – 4:00pm, Friday 17 July 2015
Where: S02_3.13 (Webb centre) Griffith University, Southbank.

For further information see attached flyer or registration link below:
https://register.eventarc.com/24994/referencing-software-masterclass-2014

Please note places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Bibliographic management software webinar: what are out researchers using now and future predictions
The Bibliographic Software webinar will be presented by Lynette Wo (Griffith) and John Anderson (UQ) and is running as part of the Research Skills for Library Liaison Series, presented by the QULOC Research Support and Learning and Information Services Working Parties.
Essential details:
When: 1:00pm-2:00pm, Wednesday 30 September 2015
Where: online via Blackboard Collaborate

For further information and to register, go to:

Friday, June 5, 2015

QULOC Event announcement: Research Skills for Library Liaison Webinar series

QULOC Research Support and Learning and Information Services Working Parties are pleased to present the Research Skills for Library Liaison Webinar series. The purpose of the webinars is to assist library staff to develop their skills and knowledge in research support topics. Webinars will be held on most Wednesdays on Blackboard Collaborate from 1-2pm, starting 24 June. There will be a 30 minute presentation, with 30 minutes for questions and discussion. Attend all sessions or a select few - this webinar series is designed so that you can participate in the whole series or just attend the sessions that interest you.

Essential details:

When:                  1-2pm, most Wednesdays from 24 June
Where:                 Online via Blackboard Collaborate (details on accessing the webinars will be emailed out to registered participants prior to each session)
Cost:                      Free
Twitter handle: #QULOC (won’t be monitored during sessions)

To register, please click on the following link:


Webinar program:

Date
Topic
Presenter
24 June
The changing role of academic libraries
Louise Howard, Griffith University
1 July
Engaging, communicating and working with researchers
Jackie Wolstenholme, James Cook University
22 July
HERDC and ERA: an introduction and overview
Kylie Poulton & Mary-Anne Barratt, Griffith University
29 July
Open Access and AOASG resources
Ginny Barbour, Australian Open Access Support Group
5 August
Predatory vs Quality journals
Paula Callan & Stephanie Bradbury, Queensland University of Technology
TBC
Ethics, integrity and the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research
To Be Confirmed
2 September
Creative Commons and Copyright: an introduction and overview
Nerida Quatermass, Queensland University of Technology
9 September
Online profiles: tips for ORCID, Scopus, ResearcherID and Google Scholar
Jackie Wolstenholme, James Cook University & Paula Callan, Queensland University of Technology
16 September
Citation metrics and research impact
Helen Morgan, University of Queensland
23 September
Networking and communication for researchers
Jodie Rummer, James Cook University
30 September
Bibliographic management software - what are our researchers using now & future predictions. [Masterclass]
Lynette Wo, Griffith University & John Anderson, University of Queensland
7 October
Using social media, particularly Twitter, to promote research
Kate Galloway, James Cook University


The Webinars will be recorded, if permission is granted by the presenter.