Subject Librarian

Job No.: 583303

Location: Parkville campus

Employment Type: Part-time, 0.6 fraction 

Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $85,538 - $93,819 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and collaborative Subject Librarian to work as part of a team with subject responsibility for the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Library is a leader in the development of information research and learning skills where Subject Librarians collaborate with library colleagues and academic staff to embed skills development in faculty curricula. This position provides face to face and online information research services and skill development programs and resources, including expert advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Library’s Research and Learning Point and remotely. 

The Library builds outstanding research collections and provides leadership in scholarly communication through research data management and capturing, disseminating and promoting Monash’s research output through the Research Repository and Monash University Publishing. This Subject Librarian contributes to the management of research collections; provides high-level advice to researchers in this field, in particular, good data practice, utilisation of digital technologies in research, and research communication tools and metrics.

Subject librarians work closely with academic staff to lead change and further library goals. This role requires experience in development and delivery of skill development programs including development of engaging e-learning content, extensive liaison and negotiation with academic staff, and excellent communication and collaboration within Library and faculty teams.

Applicants should be eligible for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a part-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toDownload File "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Ms Maxine Cuskelly, Branch Manager, +61 3 9903 9513.

Position Description

Download File Subject Librarian

Closing Date

Sunday 18 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEDT


Job region
Monash University
Part time
Pro-rata of $85,538 - $93,819 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Ms Maxine Cuskelly, Branch Manager, +61 3 9903 9513.
Closing date
Sunday 18 November 2018