Manager, Site Services

Sydney, Australia
AU$127,000 per annum + Super
02 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Excellent opportunity to join the Library team at the University
  • Be valued for your people management expertise
  • Full time, continuing role offering a remuneration package of $127K p.a., which includes leave loading and generous employer's contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

The Manager Site Services coordinates and develop services and facilities available at the assigned Library sites to ensure that they support students, staff and the community with access to quality services and resources that enhance the learning, teaching and research experience. The job holder will collaborate with the Associate Director Site Services to investigate and initiate new client focused services. They will provide oversight and management of local collections, with the Collections Policy Manager, in line with relevant policies and procedures.

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 Manager Site Services who has:

  • demonstrated capacity for communicating and assisting a diversity of clients with a demonstrated commitment to quality customer services
  • an understanding of how technologies, including social networking tools, can be used to engage with students and researchers and support their connecting with each other
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, high level interpersonal skills and the ability to cooperate with others to achieve operational objectives
  • an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and the provision of learner centred information and research support
  • demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate staff and improve team performance through mentoring and provision of staff development opportunities.
  • an understanding of the Australian higher education sector and the provision of innovative information services
  • evidence of improved personal, team and operational effectiveness
  • demonstrated ability to identify new and emerging technologies and to assess and implement new and emerging technology solutions and initiatives that assist the learning, teaching and research needs and improve the quality of the library services.


This position is designated as child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing time: 11:30 pm, 17 July 2021

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