Academic Services Graduate

  • A dynamic opportunity in University Library where you will be valued for your passion for education and research
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington campus
  • Full-time, fixed-term for 18 months (HEO5) and base salary $73,358 p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

Open to University of Sydney employees only

The Academic Services Graduate will be a recent graduate of an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in librarianship, information management, adult education, educational design, eLearning, or graphic design.  This position works closely with the Academic Liaison Librarians,  Assistant Librarians and others in the development and delivery of quality client centred Library programs and services for academics, researchers, students and other relevant areas of the University.  This role ensures that information resources and services meet the current and future scholarly information needs of clients and are aligned to emerging trends in information support services and to the strategic direction of the University.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for an Academic Services Graduate who:

  • works with the Academic Liaison Librarians and Assistant Librarians in the planning, development and implementation of online training resources and services
  • builds and maintains effective working relationships with internal and external clients, proactively gathering information about their needs and collaborating with other team members to ensure that clients receive outstanding service 
  • actively participates in the development of team goals, taking initiative to help other team members and effective in leading or following depending on the task at hand and the needs of the team.

About us

The Academic Services division manages research support services and resources that support academics, researchers, undergraduate and post graduate students to create and communicate new knowledge.  This division is responsible for the delivery and evaluation of information and research skills development programs and online learning materials.  In addition, this division will develop and consolidate Rare Books and Special Collections through the selection and acquisition of material that will enhance support for the research, teaching and community engagement programs of the University.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 461/0319F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 28 April 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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Job region
The University of Sydney
Full time
$73,358 p.a plus superannuation
Closing date
Sunday 28 April 2019