Academic Literacy Coordinator, Library Services
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.