Liaison Librarian

Swinburne University of Technology

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Reference #
0613_05/24_RTR
Closing Date
05-06-2024
Salary
Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus 

About the Role 
We are seeking a candidate for a role that involves contributing to and delivering, under general direction, a responsive, innovative, and user-focused information service to staff and students at Swinburne University of Technology. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the teaching, learning, and research programs at the university. The successful candidate will work within a liaison team to provide information services for specific areas of the University, such as Schools and/or Departments, as well as other designated areas.

Further information can be found in the attached position description. 

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 
  • Substantial experience in the provision of liaison or information management services in an academic library
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work autonomously as well as an effective team member
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative services, seek new challenges and adapt in a changing academic and information environment
  • An understanding of contemporary teaching, learning and research issues in VET and academic environments
Qualifications
  • Eligible for professional membership of ALIA with either an appropriate degree or equivalent
About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page. 

If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to Swinburne’s Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au. 

Applications Close: Wednesday 5th June 2024, 5pm 

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact inclusion@swin.edu.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
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