Manager: Academic Library Services (HEO 9)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 07 Mar 2021

  • Based in the University Library at the City West campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $117,998 - $122,072 (plus up to 17% superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Resources and Technical Services, the Manager: Academic Library Services is a key strategic position, leading and managing the City West campus library team to deliver a range of services to support learning, teaching, and research.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research, and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Strategic leadership and integration of Library support to UniSA Business, UniSA Creative and UniSA Justice & Society including representation on committees and project groups such as, Academic Unit Board Meetings, Research Strategy Groups and Teaching and Learning Groups
  • Effective team management of 15 professional staff members across a complex range of library services
  • Oversee the provision of service and support to UniSA Online to ensure optimal and innovative service provision which supports best practice online pedagogy
  • Lifecycle management of information resources to meet the existing and emerging needs of the students, academics, and researchers
  • Ensure the safe and appropriate usage of Library facilities, by students and others, including liaison and engagement with key partners across campus
  • Oversight of key strategic projects and initiatives to deliver digital transformation of library services and resources and teaching and learning experiences across the University

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (i.e. library and information management, information technology, management, or education)
  • Experience implementing contemporary Library services to deliver a positive customer experience.
  • Extensive management experience, leading and developing teams in a complex environment
  • Well-developed strategic and problem-solving skills
  • High level interpersonal, communication, analytical and research skills
  • Demonstrated success in delivering projects

Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:
  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Competitive salary negotiated under the Enterprise bargaining agreement
  • Generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Staff study support
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Amy Ryan, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 2824.

Applications close: 11.30 pm Sunday 7 March 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents, and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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