Associate University Librarian (Engagement & Experience)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Notting Hill, VICTORIA
Deadline: 17 Feb 2022

Job no:508449
Work type:full time
Location:Crawley, Not advertised
Categories:Library


UWA Library

  • Full-time, fixed term leadership appointment for 5 years in a high performing and innovative team
  • Generous salary and superannuation conditions

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.? With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University. 

About the team  

The University Library provides information resources, services, systems and spaces to innovate, stimulate and support teaching, learning and research.  The Library strategically enables the University to meet its goals through the creation, storage, transfer and seamless access to information.  The Library collaborates closely with the University community in delivering innovative solutions for research, teaching and learning needs.

About the opportunity  

You will:

  • Lead an excellent service culture and suite of learning, teaching and research services across a number of campus libraries designed to ensure an excellent student experience;
  • Play a lead role in the Library’s academic services for Schools, Research Centres and Institutes, including the provision of a range of Library research, teaching & learning services;
  • Ensure the optimal development of the Library collections and management of physical collections (including Special Collections); and
  • Develop and maintain positive partnerships with a range of other UWA areas to enable a high-quality learning and research experience. 

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency
  • Extensive management and leadership experience at a senior level and ability to provide training, career progression, succession and development
  • A client focussed approach and experience dealing with a range of stakeholders to achieve positive outcomes
  • Demonstrated high level skills in strategic and operational planning, policy development, resource management and project management
  • Ability to deliver efficient, effective and innovative Library services
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a senior management team
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends and issues in academic libraries and the higher education sector

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying:  PD Associate Librarian.pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the position selection criteria. 

Closing date: 11:55PM on Thursday, 17 February 2022  

This position is open to international applicants. 

Application Details:  Please apply online via the Apply Now button. 

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity 

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050. 

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered. 
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021). 
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.? ? 


Advertised:20 Jan 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:17 Feb 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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