Team Manager, Electronic Resources and Acquisitions

Bathurst, Australia
14 May 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Buddhika Dissanayake
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Excellent career opportunity in a large reputable organisation
  • Great regional location and library facilities
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $92,205 to $104,497 p.a (plus Super)
  • Bathurst

As Team Manager, Electronic Resources and Acquisitions you will be responsible for leading and coordinating the negotiation, acquisition, maintenance and performance of the Library's print and online resources, including subscription databases and licensed electronic resources; optimising the functionality of library systems and workflows from selection to discoverability, to meet the strategic goals of the University.

You will liaise with Information Librarians, academic staff and educational support staff to ensure appropriate selection and deselection of information resources, to support the teaching and research programs of the University. You will also be responsible for overseeing acquisition, cataloguing and metadata functions, managing licence agreements for online resources, for monitoring the library materials budget and provides budget advice to the Manager Collection Services.

To be successful you will have:

  • Degree in librarianship or information management
  • Demonstrated relevant experience
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop an effective team

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic (DVCA ) and Vice-President (Academic) is responsible for the operation of the Faculties and the learning support services at the University including the Division of Learning and Teaching and the Division of Library Services. This includes responsibility for the University's course profile and, with Academic Senate, course and learning and teaching quality. The DVCA is also a member of the Vice-Chancellors Leadership Team.

The Office of the DVCA provides high level executive and administrative support to the DVCA and the portfolio.

The Division of Library Services supports the University's ethos of 'yindyamarra winhanga-nha' - 'the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in'. We provide high quality information services and resources to support students, staff, and all members of the University campuses and its communities. We aspire to excellence in the provision of innovative library services delivered online and on-campus.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Buddhika Dissanayake | Manager, Collection Services | | Ph: 02 6338 4702

Closing Date: 11pm, 27 May 2018