Team Leader, Acquisitions (Library)

Team Leader, Acquisitions (Library)

  • Join a collaborative and inclusive team.
  • Drive continuous improvement.
  • Take the next step into a leadership role.

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Level 6 - $76,280 to $82,547 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Library’s Collection Services team at the Bathurst campus and work in an Academic library environment.

Take an active role in leading Collection Services staff in the acquisition of new materials in all formats, and liaise with Information Librarians and academic staff to support the University’s teaching and research programs. The position will be responsible for managing non-recurrent budget allocations and providing advice around the acquisitions budget, leading a small team and driving a culture of high quality client focused services.

This position would ideally suit someone with a passion for providing a high quality client focused service and/ or someone looking to step up into a leadership role.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree with relevant experience, with eligibility for Associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Previous experience in the acquisition and or management of information resources.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a culture of high quality, client focused services.
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and networks.

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 Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (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 Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is also a member of the Vice-Chancellors Leadership Team.  

The Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) provides high level executive and administrative support to the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) 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.

Job region
Charles Sturt University
Full time
Level 6 - $76,280 to $82,547 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
Buddhika Dissanayake | Manager, Collection Services | | Ph: 02 6338 4702
Closing date
Sunday 30 June 2019