Associate Librarian, Resources and Digital Services

Penrith, Sydney, Australia
02 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University Library

  • Penrith (Kingswood) 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 is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and vibrant leader to head up its Resources and Digital Services portfolio. Based in Kingswood, the role is primarily responsible for ensuring that the provision of scholarly sources to the University community as well as driving the Library’s technology agenda. The successful applicant will have a firm knowledge of the scholarly materials and publishing environment as well as an interest in technology and its potentiality within a University Library environment. Working across domains will be essential as the role is also responsible for the strategic coordination of the Library’s research services which are delivered at scale across our seven campuses and through our online presence and repositories. The successful applicant will lead and represent the Library on Research related matters and seek to extend the reach of the Library’s research services.

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

Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the University Librarian to discuss the role further.

Remuneration Package: Attractive Senior Remuneration Package

Position Enquiries: Michael Gonzalez, University Librarian on (02) 9852 5924 or at

Closing Date: 31 August 2017

To view the Position Description and to apply for this position, please go to the University's current vacancies website at