Manager, Collections and Information Resources

Geelong, Australia
11 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: $112,056 to $118,768 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (36.75 hours per week) and continuing
LOCATION: Geelong Waterfront Campus


Lead and manage collection services for the selection, acquisition, renewal, leasing, licensing, and provision of library information resources to meet the needs of students and staff of Deakin University.

This will include:

  • Managing collection acquisition, selection and renewal processes for library information resources available to students and staff of Deakin University.
  • Leading and managing library strategies and business activities regarding information management and access.
  • Managing the timely and effective expenditure and reporting requirements of the library information resources budget.
  • Contributing to the development of the Library's action plan within the context of the University Strategic Plan, and the enabling plans of the University.


  • Degree and/or post graduate qualification in Library or information science or equivalent knowledge or experience which qualifies for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Demonstrated and extensive experience in the acquisition of information resources and collection management, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Extensive experience in the use of an integrated library management system.
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of information resources development, acquisition, funding, and collection management strategies.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Colin Bates, Tel: +61 3 5227 2713, Email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 13 May 2018

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