Project Leader Repository and Digital Platforms

Project Leader Repository & Digital Platforms

University Library

Reference no. 1279/0718F

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to support the Library’s transition to new repository and digital platform environments
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington campus
  • Fixed-term and base salary $90,160 p.a. pro rata plus superannuation


About the opportunity 

The Project Leader, Repository and Digital Platforms provides leadership, strategic direction, overall project management and guidance to support the Library’s transition to new repository and digital platform environments. Builds and implements overall project plans providing effective management of activities and deliverables to ensure milestones and deliverables are realised. Develops and embeds project governance and reporting to ensure progress is monitored and risks mitigated. Manages stakeholders and communications, ensures effective collaboration and team work with other project teams and stakeholders across 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 a Project Leader, Repository and Digital Platforms who:

  • provides effective project management of activities and deliverables ensuring the delivery of high quality outcomes is realised within set budget parameters and agreed time frames
  • collaborates with project teams to develop communications to ensure that stakeholders are appropriately informed
  • collaborates with project teams to define workflows, service models, and implement process improvements to maximise project efficiencies where possible, ensuring that University policies and procedures are followed.


About us

The University of Sydney Library offers a wide range of high quality information services to University students, staff and the community to support their learning, teaching, research and scholarship endeavours. The Library supports the University to achieve its internationally recognised research and scholarship profile by providing access to high quality print and electronic information resources and information management services. Library staff work in partnership with the academic community to provide convenient access to high quality information resources and to promote University of Sydney research to the world through its e-Scholarship initiatives. Library environments provide highly valued technology, enriching learning spaces and extended opening hours during the semester periods.

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 1279/0718F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 29 July 2018


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
University of Sydney
Fixed-term and base salary $90,160 p.a. pro rata plus superannuation
Katrina McAlpine on 02 8627 0961 or
Closing date
Sunday 29 July 2018