Acquisition and Collection Coordinator (HEO 7)

  • Based in University Library located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $85, 467 - $96,150 per annum (plus an attractive 17% super)

About the Job

As the Acquisition and Collection Coordinator, you will coordinate the team who are responsible for the acquisition and processing of monographs, journals and databases in digital, electronic and print formats to support the University’s teaching, learning and research. This position monitors the budget for acquisitions valued at over $9,000,000 annually and provides opportunity to lead and coordinate the team acquiring, processing and managing the Library’s information resources.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position, you will have tertiary qualifications in Information Management or equivalent skills and knowledge along with extensive experience in the acquisition of eBooks, monographs, journals, databases and audio-visual resources and an understanding of licencing and copyright implications. You will be able to demonstrate experience in adapting emergent technologies including the proven ability to assess and integrate technology to deliver library services and experience in leading an information management team, including fostering an effective and service oriented culture in a complex environment. 
Eligibility for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association or relevant professional computing association and evidence of strong commitment to the continuing development of technical knowledge and skills will be an advantage. 

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Bernie Dyer, Senior Recruitment Consultant.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1570.

Applications close: 9.00am Thursday 31 January 2019

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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Job region
University of South Australia
Full time
$85,467 - $96,150 per annum (plus an attractive 17% super)
Closing date
Thursday 31 January 2019