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Caulfield Library Manager

Job No.: 584485

Location: Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $114,510 - $121,546 pa HEW Level 09 (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

Monash University Library is seeking a dynamic, accomplished and innovative leader for its Caulfield Library, managing a team of staff working in the transformed centrepiece of Caulfield campus following a major, multi-year extension and refurbishment.

In this role you will collaborate with other senior staff to shape Caulfield Library’s contribution to the University’s education and research agenda in relation to the faculties present on Caulfield campus: Art, Design and Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Information Technology and Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. You will be a member of the Library Strategy Group, lead or be a member of one or more faculty teams, lead library-wide projects and work with other library managers to achieve strategic objectives. Key to the role will be developing resources, programs and services for areas of research intensity and changing curriculum, including responsibility for skills development programs in a subject area.

To be considered, you will have extensive knowledge of, and experience in, a field of the above disciplines, and a postgraduate qualification in Librarianship or another relevant field. Your expertise will cover information research and/or learning skills principles and practices. In addition you will have significant experience in the effective management of facilities and in leading, motivating and developing staff and teams in a complex and busy library, education or research-focused environment. To be successful in the role, you will also need high level interpersonal and negotiation skills; the ability to build strong partnerships with designated faculties in relation to Library programs, services and resources, and a track record of effective change management.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

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

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

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


Ms Lisa Smith, Library Director, Education, +61 3 9905 2699.

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 28 January 2019, 11:55 pm AEDT


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