Manager: Information Management Services (HEO 9)

Updated: 11 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 06 Jun 2021

  • Based in the University Library at the Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Commencement Salary $117,998 per annum (plus up to 17% superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting directly to Deputy Director: Resources and Technical Services and as an active member of the Library Management Group, the Manager: Information Management Services will contribute to the strategic planning of the Library and its role in achieving the University’s goals.

This role will work towards the development and delivery of effective and innovative services, including the provision of high-quality metadata and interoperable technology infrastructure, to provide access to resources in support of teaching, learning and research.

About UniSA Library

The University of South Australia Library supports the University’s teaching, learning and research mission through the provision of relevant information resources and associated services.

The Information Management Services team has responsibility for the description and discoverability of all resources in multiple formats and for the development and maintenance of major Library systems and authentication services, including the University’s Research Output Repository.

The Library operates in an environment of increasing availability of digital information in support of the University’s Digital Learning Strategy. As such, it has accelerated its commitment to acquire the vast majority of resources in digital format which are accessible and discoverable via an established next generation Library Management System.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage, lead, and motivate staff to meet strategic targets and continually improve business processes
  • Develop and craft policies and procedures for the Library’s information technology
  • Manage the provision of metadata for information resources
  • Innovate and manage aspects of resource management related to cataloguing, digitisation, preservation and data management and quality
  • Develop and manage the Research Outputs Repository

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience developing and leading high performing teams
  • Extensive technical expertise and knowledge in the evaluation, acquisition and exploitation of sophisticated databases, web services, authentication systems and discovery tools
  • Experience building partnerships with other units within an organisation and external stakeholders including system developers and vendors
  • Proficient analytical, research and writing skills
  • Knowledge of industry trends relevant to Library information systems


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
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Corporate health insurance
  • 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 Samantha Matthews, Senior 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 3023.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 6 June 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.

For further support, contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email and you will receive a response within one working day.

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