Senior Coordinator, Scholarly Publications

at La Trobe University

  • Full time, Continuing position
  • Located at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $96,022 - 109,805 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

At the La Trobe University Library we are on a journey of transformation and discovery. We are developing new ways to provide personalised knowledge services and build community connections to unlock the potential of La Trobe's diverse scholarly community.

The Opportunity

Are you looking to build a career in an exciting and evolving world of information and discovery where the digital and physical environments connect to unlock human potential?

Then the Library offers you the opportunity. You will be part of a team of energetic and inspiring leaders who challenge themselves to innovate for the benefit of the community. Your creativity and experience will support the Library's revitalisation journey to be an exemplar in everything we do.

As the Senior Coordinator, Scholarly Publications, you will lead the Scholarly Publications team to deliver services to collect, describe and appropriately expose research outputs in all formats. You will work in partnership with the Collections and Access leadership group to ensure coordinated strategies are in place to provide timely, cost-effective publication collection repository services for internal and external clients.

Skills & Experience

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated experience in the management of research repositories, publication collection and open access, as well as current best practice in discovery services and integrated library management systems. Strong leadership, communication, negotiation and problem solving skills are paramount, and a proven record of accountability for the performance and successful delivery of publication collections.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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Further information

Position Description: Download File PD - HEO8 - Senior Coordinator Scholarly Publications.pdf

About the Library: Download File About the Library - Candidate Information.pdf

How to Apply

Closing date: Thursday, 19 September 2019 by 11.00pm AEST.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • A cover letter (maximum 2 pages) which outlines your motivation for expressing interest and your strengths which align with the key selection criteria; and
  • An up to date resume

Position Enquiries: Arlene O'Sullivan, Senior Manager Collections & Access, +61 3 9479 5066 or

Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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