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Library Technologies and Digital Platforms Innovator

Job No.: 618996

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $105,204 - $116,128 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be part of Monash University Library’s transformation journey
  • Bring your expertise to leading edge projects and innovative services
  • Work with specialists across broad technology domains

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 Organisation

Monash University Library is one of Australia’s leading academic libraries. Central to our 2020-2025 strategy is the vision of being a ‘modern, global top 100 library’ where our content, collections, facilities, services and culture represent best practice and collectively make a significant contribution to the University’s reputation and impact. We continually evaluate what we do in relation to the University’s goals and always look ‘through our users’ eyes’. While we work to ensure that our users’ experiences with the Library are productive, useful, efficient and rewarding, we aspire to delight by exceeding their expectations. For more on the work we do, please visit our website.

The Opportunity

Work as part of a dynamic team of professionals delivering excellent customer service to support learning, research and teaching. Enjoy excellent working conditions in a collaborative, innovative environment with scope for career advancement.

You will bring your experience and expertise to deliver leading edge projects, innovative services via the Library’s digital platforms. In line with the Library’s Technology Strategy, you will manage a range of strategic and operational activities including support and maintenance of mission-critical systems such as Alma, Primo, and Leganto, managing and delivering the infrastructure for the University’s digital repositories such as Bridges (Figshare), and maintaining library system governance protocols for internal user access and authorisation.

The immediate focus of this position will be to manage the Alma Renewal Program - a 12-month program of work to optimise the Alma Library Services Platform.  This role will serve as Project Manager for the Alma Renewal Program and lead a diverse project delivery team. The program will be supported with business workflow analysts, technical support, communication and change support, and a robust governance structure.

With a capacity to engage with new technologies you will explore and implement strategic and innovative solutions to optimise the Library’s systems and technology infrastructure. Your success in this position will be aided by your ability to network, nationally and internationally, and actively engage with system and service providers, consortia, and global initiatives on behalf of the Library to implement streamlined and sustainable workflows to support services and access.

Your substantial staff management experience and leadership skills will support your team of professionals to deliver high-quality services that ensure the Library’s technology platforms are well managed and the Library’s priorities are achievement.

You will support the Manager, Library Technologies, Discovery and Access in the delivery of the Library’s operations and practice, manage the Library’s digital platforms and provide expert advice at both strategic and operational levels

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

To apply

Please include a cover letter of no more than 2 pages which addresses the Key Selection Criteria in a concise way and explains how you are a good fit for the role. Please note that you are not required to respond to each of the key selection criteria individually.

For further instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Monash University seeks applicants for this opportunity who are able to demonstrate and present valid and current Australian work rights.


If you are interested in this role and want to know more about it, you are strongly encouraged to contact Chris Kelly, Manager, Library Technologies Discovery and Access, Monash University Library for a confidential conversation, +61 3 9905 2609

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 3 October 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

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