Senior Librarian (Able)

at University of Western Australia

University Library

  • Join a dynamic and innovative library team
  • Level 7, full-time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Salary range: $86,801 to $96,427 plus 17% superannuation

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.

About 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 seven 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

Reporting to the Library Manager (ABLE), you will liaise with academic staff and students to provide expertise and advice on library services, resources and facilities that will support them in their research, teaching and learning. In addition, you will assist the Library Manager in a line management role in supervising professional staff.

Note: While this position will initially be based at the Reid Library supporting the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education (ABLE), The University Library believes in the benefits of regular job rotation and therefore this is subject to change over time.

About you

As a tertiary graduate in Library and Information Science, you will demonstrate an ability to leverage your significant relevant experience to create an environment that inspires people to generate novel solutions to problems and to seize opportunities that result in unique and differentiated solutions. You will also have the ability to leverage your own practical knowledge and understanding of recent technology tools, solutions, and trends to improve work results, solve work problems, and take advantage of new opportunities.

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 our campus

We work at one of Australia's most beautiful university campuses, with some of the most inspiring people on the planet. In addition to facilities such as gym, library, swimming pool and childcare, we have great public transport links and end of trip facilities so you can ride, run or walk to work.

Closing date: Monday, 30 September 2019

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: 503253.pdf

Diversity and Inclusion

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).



Perth Western Australia Australia

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