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Director, Monash University Publishing

Job No.: 635618

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $152,636 pa HEW Level 10A (plus 17% employer superannuation) and an annual incentive payment of up to a maximum of 10%, at the discretion of the University

  • 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.

Monash University Library is one of Australia’s leading academic libraries, with a long-standing reputation for comprehensive collections, technological innovation, and professional excellence. We strengthen the University by providing outstanding scholarly resources and study facilities and through leadership in research skills development, scholarly communication, and use of technology.

Monash University Publishing (MUP) is the University’s scholarly press, operating as a division within the Monash University Library. Through its publishing program, MUP delivers a high level of value to the University by publishing scholarly works of the highest quality, maximising the impact of published titles, representing the breadth and energy of Monash University research interests and promoting the free exchange of knowledge.

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The Opportunity

We are currently seeking to appoint a suitably experienced senior leader to the position of Director, Monash University Publishing. Reporting directly to University Librarian, this is a brilliant opportunity to manage and oversee a range of award winning publishing efforts reflecting the academic strengths and priorities of the University.  

As a senior leader within the Monash University Library, the Director will be responsible for providing advice on critical matters of commercial, financial and governance operation. In addition, the position will be required to lead and manage a professional team to achieve the deliverable goals of MUP within its budgetary requirements.

Key to success in this role will be proven exceptional senior leadership skills with demonstrated accomplishment in managing strategies and initiatives at the highest levels. Complementing the successful candidate’s project planning and management skills will be an ability to deliver continuous improvement and build relationships with a large range of internal and external stakeholders.

If you are excited about making a significant contribution to the research and scholarship across Monash University, then we look forward to receiving your application.

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.

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


Mr Robert Gerrity, University Librarian, +61 3 9905 2665

Position Description

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Closing Date

Thursday 11 August 2022, 11:55 pm AEST

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