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Academic Literacy Coordinator, Library Services

Sydney, Australia
$110,370 to $119,091 p.a.
Closing date
18 Dec 2022

Job Details

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 an experienced and proactive professional to coordinate the development of academic literacy programs that support student success and retention, in partnership with our students, and in collaboration with the Library's professional and academic colleagues.

The Academic Literacy Coordinator works in partnership with the Research Literacy Coordinator and collaborates with the Library's Academic Services team to plan, develop, deliver, and evaluate programs, resources and tailored academic literacy solutions to build students' academic and digital literacies.

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 have a Degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. Linguistics, English or Education) and experience working in academic literacy at a tertiary level or an equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training.

You must have proven experience designing and delivering academic literacy programs together with experience in using diverse and emerging educational technologies in a blended or online learning environment.


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.


Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Western Sydney, the nation’s third largest economy and a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with approximately 3,315 staff and 44,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

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