Librarian (Patron Engagement)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

Position Details 

  • Continuing | Full-Time 1 FTE 

  • Higher Education Level 6 | $82,923 - $88,414 p.a. 

  • Location: Bedford Park 

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About the Library

The Flinders University Library is a pivotal resource, instrumental in supporting the achievement of the University's goals and mission. The team is dedicated to enabling equitable access to information, the library is critical to the University's learning and research endeavours.  

About the Role 

The Librarian (Patron Engagement) works collaboratively with the other Engagement teams to provide excellent customer service to scholars and key stakeholders. They also deliver on day-to-day operations of library spaces including a high standard of presentation. Supporting day-to-day operations, development of systems, contributing to digital, academic literacies and research support projects and initiatives.

This role delivers complex issue resolution, contributions to library committees including minute taking, report writing, scheduling and various administrative duties delivered in a timely manner. You will strive to deliver high quality virtual and physical services.

About You 

The ideal candidate will also have completed a degree in the information science domain (e.g., Library Science, Information Records Management, Digital Literacy, Computer Science, Information Technology, Digital/eLearning, Digital Education; Vocational Education and Training, Business/Data Analytics), with relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.  

With your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will maintain strong relationships, work collaboratively with various teams, and showcase your excellence in frontline customer service. Demonstrate an extensive knowledge of information sources, ability to search data and web-based products. Practice in producing marketing material in various formats and digital and academic literacy skills.

Life at Flinders 

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world. 

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?  

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options 

  • Flexible working arrangements 

  • Wide range of professional development activities and services 

  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff 

  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services , gym  and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia). 

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.  

  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy   

How to Apply and Information 

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description

  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Celine Grinham 

Late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted. 

Applications to be submitted before 11.59pm:

29 Jan 2023

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.

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