Senior Administrator: Library Information Systems (HEO 7)

Senior Administrator: Library Information Systems (HEO 7)

  • Based in the University Library located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • Salary range: $85,467 - $96,150 per annum (plus super)


About the Job

With five campus libraries and a growing research collection with over 700,000 eBooks and online journals as well as print resources and archival collections the University of South Australia Library supports the University’s teaching learning and research mission through provision of relevant information resources and associated services.

We have an exciting new opportunity within the Library for a Senior Administrator who will be responsible at the operational level for overseeing the daily administration, configuration and enhancements undertaken to Library information management systems, resources and services.

Key elements of the role are; ensuring the reliability and availability of the Library’s information management systems, maintaining documentation in relation to system specifications, configuration settings and change controls, as well as coordinating continuous improvements in Library technology services and functions.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for an individual with experience of working in an administrative capacity within a Library environment who has experience configuring the metadata environment, and overseeing the management of electronic information resources, bibliographic authority records and change controls.

A clear understanding of policies, procedures and legislative requirements relevant to the University, combined with the ability to be innovative and creative in providing advice and solutions to service needs are essential to be successful this role.

Familiarity with the impact of digital technologies on all aspects of library services and resources, with advanced knowledge of HTML, MARC and XML coding are desirables in this role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Samantha Matthews, Senior Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1810.

Applications close: 11.30pm Sunday 30 June 2019

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.


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Job region
University of South Australia
Full time
Salary range: $85,467 - $96,150 per annum (plus super)
UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1810.
Closing date
Sunday 30 June 2019