Team Leader, Acquisitions

Bathurst, Australia
02 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Excellent career opportunity in a large reputable organisation
  • Fantastic library facilities
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $74,278 to $80,422 pa (plus super)
  • Bathurst

As Team Leader, Acquisitions you will be responsible for leading the acquisition of information resources, in all formats, with a focus on non-subscription information resources. You will exploit the functionality of library systems and workflows from selection to discoverability, to meet the strategic goals of the University. You will foster a culture of continuous improvement, and liaise with Information Librarians, academic staff and educational support staff to ensure appropriate selection of information resources to support the teaching and research programs of the University. You will also be responsible for monitoring and managing the non-recurrent acquisitions budget, and will provide budget advice to the Team Manager, and Manager Collection Services.

To be successful you will have:

  • Degree and eligibility for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (or equivalence)
  • Experience in the acquisition and/or management of information resources
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • An Understanding of emerging trends in the industry
  • Strong information technology skills and capacity to learn new applications and emerging technologies

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.

Division of Library Services

The Division of Library Services provides Teaching, Learning and Research support to the University in line with the University's strategic objectives. It has consistent Division-wide policies and practices to sustain excellence in the provision of innovative library services anywhere, anytime. Services are delivered online, with face-to-face services delivered as required on each campus. Client Services is comprised of Collection Services, and Information Services.

Collection Services is responsible for acquisition, cataloguing, and management of resources in all formats across all campuses of the University. The section manages physical and electronic collections, resolving problems of access and providing advice on metadata for all aspects of the University's digital object management. They identify trends in information resource provision and usage, and contribute to the development of high quality, client focussed services to on-campus and remote students and staff, onshore and offshore. They support equivalency of the learning experience for all students regardless of mode of enrolment.

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.

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, 16 July 2018