Library Officer, Digital Collections

Bundoora, Banyule, Australia
$63,257 - $72,664 p.a
18 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bundoora Campus
  • Full-Time (36 hpw), Continuing Position in Library Resources
  • $63,257 - $72,664 p.a + super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students.

The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources. The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University. RMIT University Library is a creative partner in the achievement of the University's teaching, learning and research goals and works in collaboratively with Units across the University to achieve those goals. The Library comprises three principal Library sites at Swanston Street, Bundoora and Carlton, as well as a library service at Bundoora East and at the Brunswick Campus. This role is based at the Bundoora campus.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The focus of this role is supporting the operation of the RMIT University Library digital object repository, including carrying out various tasks relevant to the cataloguing and description of digitised resources. This position is based at the Bundoora Campus. The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate Library technical services or metadata services experience. The applicant is required to hold demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail in Library cataloguing standards. Substantial knowledge in the creation and manipulation of digital objects is an advantage.

The applicant will require a Degree in Library and Information Services or equivalent with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience and/or education/training. Eligibility for membership of ALIA.

Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

To Apply

To view a detailed position description please visit or for further information please contact Anna Clatworthy on +61 03 9925 7541 or Anne Lennox on +61 3 9925 8064 and quote reference #557153.

Applications close Sunday 30 April 2017

All applicants are required to provide a separate statement addressing the position description key selection criteria in addition to providing a resume and covering letter.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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