Librarian | REF: 498098 x 4 positions

University Library

  • 4 positions available (full-time and part-time considered)

  • Ongoing appointments

  • Salary range: Level 5/6 $67,114 - $81,629 p.a.

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.

The team

The University Library provides information resources, services, systems and spaces to support, stimulate and innovate teaching, learning and research. The University Library is committed to developing and delivering services to be strategic enablers for the University in meeting its goals; enabling and promoting the creation, storage, transfer and seamless access to information and collaborating closely with the University community to deliver innovative solutions for their research, teaching and learning needs.

The University Library has two sections – Library Engagement and Experience and Library Research and Collections. Library Engagement and Experience is responsible for six libraries (Reid Library, Barry J Marshall Library, Law Library, Music Library, Education, Fine Arts and Architecture Library, and Medical and Dental Library) as well as academic engagement with faculties, schools, research centres and institutes, research, teaching and learning support services, information, reference and inquiry services, student IT support, information literacy and research skills, lending and collection development and management.

About the opportunity

In this role you will be part of the Library Engagement and Support section of the University Library, providing a range of services to support staff and students from the four faculties.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in library and information science recognised for associate membership to the Australian Library and Information Association

  • Proficiency with current information communication technologies (ICT)

  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

  • Well-developed problem solving skills with the ability to think creatively and an innovative approach to service delivery and information access

  • Understanding of pedagogy and the ability to develop and deliver effective learning experiences

  • Skills in the evaluation, use and development of information resources

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.

About you

The University Library is seeking applications from suitably qualified and highly motivated Librarian professionals to fill a vacant position. New graduates with a library and information management qualification are also encouraged to apply.

We are seeking applications from people with a strong client focus, an innovative and flexible approach, and a strong interest in working collaboratively in an academic environment to support the research, teaching and learning needs of university.

Closing date:  Thursday 2 March 2017

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

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

Please see the position description prior to applying: Download File 302343, 108615, 200043, 108620, 108525, 311117, 108530, 108600, 108590.pdf

  • UWA has been awarded Top Ten Employer for LGBTI – inclusion the the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2016).

  • The University is also a proud member of the Athena SWAN/SAGE Pilot for Gender Equity.

Job region
The University of Western Australia - University Library
Full time
Level 5/6 $67,114 - $81,629 p.a.
Melody Teh
Closing date
Thursday 02 March 2017