National Library of Australia hiring Director for Overseas Collections Management & Metadata

(18 Apr 2019)  National Library of Australia requires a talented and innovative leader for its Overseas Collections and Metadata Management Branch. The role is responsible for a diverse mix of core Library programs, including the management of Library’s Asian, Pacific and overseas published collections, leadership of library standards and description practice and library management systems development and implementation projects.

You will bring strong strategic leadership to the management of the Library’s Asian, Pacific and overseas collections, and will promote and represent the Library in a variety of forums, including to academic users, donors and international counterparts.

You will deliver a vision for the development and implementation of forward-thinking integrated library management services and be prepared to lead a substantial technological change program across the collections management areas. You will have a highly developed ability to work strategically in a complex and dynamic organisation.

Further information about the National Library of Australia, and this position can be obtained at or by contacting Amelia McKenzie on 02 6262 1672 or via email

Applications must address the selection criteria and be received via the Library’s online recruitment system by 11.30pm (AEST) Sunday, 05 May 2019.

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