Senior Librarian, Metadata and Repository

Bathurst/Wagga Wagga, Australia
15 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead and supervise a multi-campus team of Library Officers
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the application of metadata standards
  • Coordinate library collection, research repository and digital repository tasks
  • Support the Integrated Library Management system and discovery platforms.

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $81,222 to $87,853 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

An exciting opportunity awaits to join Australias online university of choice to deliver and support services related to metadata, repository and copyrighted materials.

The position will work with other librarians, divisions, and researchers to improve the discoverability of library and institutional repository resources.

This position will also work with other members of the division to provide expert advice, practical support, and training to the university community in matters related to copyrighted materials, and support the administration and maintenance of the Integrated Library Management System.

Individuals with current academic library experience, or those wishing to seek experience, who have a combination of metadata and repository knowledge, with well developed communication skills, good problem solving and judgement and the ability to manage and lead a small team are encouraged to apply.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree with relevant experience, with eligibility for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Sound knowledge of Australian copyright requirements, metadata and repository services and trends.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a culture of high quality, client focused services.
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and networks.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Division of Library Services supports the Universitys ethos of 'yindyamarra winhanga-nha - 'the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. We provide high quality information services and resources to support students, staff, and all members of the University campuses and its communities. We aspire to excellence in the provision of innovative library services delivered online and on-campus.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Phillipa Barlow | Team Manager, Metadata & Repository | | Ph: (02) 6338 6520

Closing Date: 11 pm, 1 November 2021