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Discovery Services Coordinator

Job No.: 646356

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time 

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $96,320 - $105,645 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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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

As the Discovery Services Coordinator, you will provide a range of specialist professional services to optimise the discovery of content and collections in the Library’s digital repositories, online catalogue, discovery layer, and local and global digital platforms. 

Working as a key liaison point between the portfolio, university and internal and external client groups, you will collaborate closely with internal partners such as academic and divisional staff to ensure that Monash generated, licensed, and owned content is discoverable and aligned with the University’s research and education priorities.

You will also initiate, plan and deliver projects to optimise search and discovery of content and collections via streamlined workflows, innovative use of metadata, and collaborative initiatives that support discovery and access.

Supporting the Library Technologies, Discovery and Access Manager you will provide key support to the Library’s program of activities including specialist advice which contributes to the advancement of the Library’s objectives. The position also provides support to projects and events and undertakes a variety of general duties to meet the operational demands of the Collections and Technology Division.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

Be part of our story. Work with us to #ChangeIt.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

To apply

Please include a cover letter of no more than 2 pages that 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”.


Mandy Swingle, Library Technologies, Discovery and Access Manager, Monash University Library, +61 3 9902 4325, 

Position Description

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Closing Date

Monday 10 April 2023, 11:55pm AEDT

Supporting a diverse workforce

Monash University recognises that its Australian campuses are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Kulin nations, and pays its respects to their elders, past and present.