Research Literacy Coordinator, Library Services

Sydney, Australia
$110,370 to $119,091 p.a
25 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2022
Ref 6354/22
Contract Type
Full Time

About Western

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest-growing and economically significant region, Western Sydney. Boasting 11 campuses – many in Western Sydney CBD locations – and more than 200,000 alumni, 49,500 students and 3,500 staff, the University has 14 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and degrees carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry.

About the Role

The Library is looking for a Research Literacy Coordinator to provide specialist expertise to support research literacy across the University's Higher Degree Research programs and for academic and research staff, and to coordinate the development of programs that support the University's goals of producing quality research with global impact.

For further information please refer to the position description.

This is a full-time, ongoing position based at the Penrith Campus.

About You

You will must be eligible for professional membership of Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), including possession of a recognised degree, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

You must have substantial experience in a range of research service operations in a University or Research Library together with proven written and verbal communication skills, including experience in building and managing relationships with Library staff, Professional staff, Academic staff and other key stakeholders.


Western Sydney University has long been identified as a University of the people. We value the contributions made by our staff and recognise that they underpin the enablement of our mission and values. In return, we offer:

  • Flex leave for Professional staff
  • 17% super contributions
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working practices, including hybrid work options
  • Inclusive culture

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 $110,370 to $119,091 p.a. (comprising Salary of $93,264 to $100,633 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Please contact Pat Loria, Associate Director, Library Academic and Research Services via email

Closing Date: 8:30 pm, Sunday 18 December 2022.

Work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For an ongoing/continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident and provide evidence at time of application.