Manager, Academic Services

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
09 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University Library
Reference no. 1718/1016

  • Diverse role allowing you to create, innovate and collaborate
  • Opportunity to flex your leadership skills and build productive, high performing teams
  • Full-time continuing, remuneration package: salary $116K-$130K p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% super

About the opportunity 

The University Library is committed to the continual development of contemporary research library services to advance the University’s strategic vision and goals.   We will deliver to our community, by working with our various university and industry partners, unique research collections, services to enhance the visibility and impact of Sydney research, technology enhanced learning environments and opportunities for our community to develop their digital/information literacies for a changing world.

The Academic Services division manages research support services and resources that support academics, researchers and students to create and communicate new knowledge.  This division is responsible for the delivery and evaluation of information/digital literacy development programs, online learning experiences, researcher support services as well as the development and consolidation of Rare Books and Special Collections.

The position of Manager, Academic Services will provide you with an opportunity to develop, implement and evaluate a wide range of innovative services and programs to help students, researchers and academics to advance their research and education goals. 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we seek to appoint innovative, energetic and collaborative individuals like you, to lend essential leadership at the Academic Services Division.  You will have the opportunity to contribute to creating and sustaining a world-class research library and a University community where everyone can thrive and advance their academic potential.

You will work within an assigned portfolio, arts, law, business, education and social work, and you will be responsible for the development of and coordination of first class services and facilities for clients. There is a strong people management component to the position, so your thirst to mentor and build up information professionals into cohesive and effective teams will certainly be quenched.

This is a great opportunity to truly effect change for the better, where your vision and experience will help enhance client experience in the University Library. We very much look forward to receiving your application.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 5pm 7 April 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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