Academic Support Librarian

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Aug 2021

Job no:505876
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Libraries, HEO6

(HEO6) $81,254 to $87,770 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

Continuing, full-time position available

Join the Library’s Learning Support team to develop quality learning resources, effectively collaborate with academic teaching staff and actively contribute to library outreach programs.

Working under general direction, the Academic Support Librarian contributes to the teaching, learning and research activities of the University. Working in the Learning Support team, the Academic Support Librarian delivers a range of client facing library services to students, academic and researchers.  Integral to this role is the ability to develop effective learning support materials, including digital learning objects and resources. The Academic Support Librarian provides technical expertise to the development and delivery of library programs supporting information discovery and resource use.  

To be successful you will need: 

  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills and the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and proactively within own team and with other teams.
  • Ability to work towards continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Relevant experience in an academic or research library including expertise with information discovery and library resource use.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop information literacy online training programmes and support materials using a range of tools and techniques.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 1 August 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Deanne Holmes
Senior Manager, Academic Liaison
P: +61 (8) 8313 3630

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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