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February

Librarian, Kalgoorlie Campus

Curtin University - Australia,

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Reference: 672542

About Us

Curtin's Kalgoorlie Campus Library, is designed to meet the needs of the academic community with print and electronic resources, modern technology and a variety of learning spaces. It supports the learning and research needs of staff and student cohorts across the growing range of disciplines covered at the Kalgoorlie campus.

About the role:

We are seeking a confident and proactive Librarian to join our small, friendly Library team, and undertake an extremely varied range of professional tasks. You will have the opportunity to develop new ways to provide resources, services and facilities, to support teaching, learning and research. You will also work closely with the Library team at Curtin's Perth Campus, supporting online services and participating in projects.

In this role you will:

  • Provide an information service to clients using appropriate technologies.
  • Report on the potential of new services and emerging technologies to meet client needs.
  • Lead, plan, deliver and evaluate skills programs and materials to support the development of graduate capabilities by Curtin students.
  • Coordinate the spaces in the Library and manage bookings.
  • Train, co-ordinate and supervise staff as required.
  • Provide a range of research support services and research skills development
  • Lead or contribute to Library initiatives, team planning, working parties and teams.
  • Streamline workflows to ensure ongoing efficiencies as a continuous improvement outcome.
  • Effectively communicate and promote Library services.
Why choose Curtin?
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive team environment.
  • We are ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019)
  • Curtin continues to be a leader in reconciliation in the Higher Education sector, being one of the first Universities to receive accreditation for an Elevate RAP - the highest level within Reconciliation Australia's Workplace RAP Framework.
  • The University has recently been named as one of Australia's Inclusive Employers for 2019-2020 by the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA)
For further information on Curtin and all of our employee benefits visit

We are looking for someone with:
  • A professional qualification in librarianship recognised for Associate Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association, combined with relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated information management skills including a thorough understanding of the application of new and emerging technologies relevant to the delivery of access to scholarly information resources.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of diverse groups and individuals.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well within a team situation and the ability to co-ordinate team activities or project work.
  • Outstanding ability to work independently, proactively and flexibly in a changing environment; manage time effectively; and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high quality, client-focussed services.
  • An innovative approach to problem-solving.
  • Experience in the day-to-day supervision of a small team (desirable).
  • Experience as a teacher or trainer (desirable).
Next steps

Please apply on-line with a cover letter and resume which addresses the criteria listed under “we are looking for someone with” to enable us to assess your suitability for the role.

Applications close: 9PM Monday 8 March 2021

To Apply, and click on the yellow Apply Now or for more information contact:

Contact details

Andrea Robson - Talent Acquisition Consultant

Phone: +61 8 9266 3290
Email:

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and seek to build an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and encouraged. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance.

Disclaimer

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.

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