Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure, University Library

Location
Penrith, Sydney, Australia
Posted
27 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2017
Ref
1266/17
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Penrith Campus
Full-Time, On-going Position

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, 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 2,500 staff and 40,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world. 

The University Library comprises six campus libraries (Bankstown, Blacktown, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Parramatta, and Penrith) and a library hub at the Parramatta City Campus, which are supported by centralised administrative services. The University Library provides quality scholarly information, resources and services to the Western Sydney University community in a ubiquitous manner across our physical and digital presences.

An opportunity exists for an experienced professional to join the University Library as Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure to lead a team that is responsible for the administration, development and maintenance of the Library’s online presence, repositories and associated discovery services to ensure they remain contemporary and responsive to student needs. This team responds rapidly to the changing digital environment and ensures that the University Library remains at the forefront of digital service provision to the academic community. Reporting to the Associate Librarian Resources and Digital Services, the Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure leads a team responsible for the strategic development of digital services as well as ensuring discovery interfaces remain contemporary and responsive to student needs. This team responds rapidly to the changing digital environment ensuring that the Library is at the core of scholarly service delivery.

Through and with the Associate Librarian, Resources and Digital Services, the Manager, Library Digital Infrastructure is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and evaluating the Library’s repository and user discovery strategies. The position also provides advice on the potentiality of technology as it applies to Library operations.

For further details, please refer to the Position Description. Applicants will be shortlisted based on their responses to the selection criteria.

Remuneration Package: Higher Education Worker Level 9 $129,108 to $137,876 p.a (comprising Salary $109,098 to $116,507 p.a., 17% Superannuation and Leave Loading) 

Position Enquiries: Michael Gonzalez, University Librarian on (02) 9852 5924 or at m.gonzalez@westernsydney.edu.au

Closing Date: 15 August 2017

To view the Position Description and to apply for this position, please go to the University's current vacancies website at https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/employment/home/current_vacancies