Tag Archives: Australia

Monash University hiring Director, Excellence and Engagement

(25 September 2018) As a member of the Library’s leadership team, you will be responsible for strategic planning that maximises use of evidence and analytics, for effective communication with all stakeholders and for building the Library’s capability in these areas. In addition, as the successful candidate, you will have oversight of the Library’s relationships with […]


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What do librarians wear? Video explores librarian fashion in Australia

(21 September 2018) Do you find yourself wondering what to wear in the morning? Dressed to the 746s: Australian Librarian Style is a short video that explores how librarians dress. It debuted at the IFLA World Library & Information Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier this year. In the video creators Bonnie Wildie, Amy McKenzie […]


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La Trobe University is hiring Executive Director, Library and University Librarian

(21 September 2018) The University Librarian will lead and direct the University’s libraries to transform the lives of students and communities through learning and knowledge creation, by providing integrated scholarly collections, relevant and responsive information services and fit-for-purpose managed learning spaces. Closing date is 15 October 2018. ALIA has the full job description.


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Library revival creates pathways for new migrants

Australia’s public libraries are flourishing despite talk of their uncertain futures in a digital era. (20 September 2018) How important are libraries to Australians? Public Libraries Victoria Network (PLVN) needs to answer this exact question, as it calls for more community support and state funding to the sector. Network spokesman Chris Buckingham said greater state […]


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Western Sydney University hiring Director Library Services

(21 September 2018) The Director Library Services is responsible for University-wide copyright and The Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection as well as core collection services operating at scale. Its broad support extends to all academic staff and students, including research performance and activities, joint venture operations and The College. Covering seven campuses, Western Library services eight […]


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Flinders University hiring Director of Library Services

(14 September 2018) Reporting to the Vice President (Corporate Services), the Director of Library Services will provide strong strategic leadership and effective knowledge management of the University Library and associated services. They will be accountable for the management and performance of the University Library and will be required to enhance and optimise the service and […]


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University of Adelaide hiring Manager, Scholarly Information

(13 September 2018) In this new and exciting role, you will lead the University Library’s initiatives and services to support scholarly communication, digitisation and discovery. The Manager, Scholarly Information will drive innovation and change in the systems, tools and mechanisms by which the Library can support and facilitate access, description and discovery of scholarly information. […]


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The Australian Library Design Awards and Conference returns in 2019 at the State Library of Queensland

(3 September 2018) The awards, organized by the Australian Library and Information Association in partnership with the Australian Public Library Alliance and the Council of Australian University Librarians, were created in 2017 to showcase contemporary library interiors and exteriors. The awards are split into four categories – school library, public library, academic library and special library. A […]


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Barbarians at the library door

(2 September 2018) Libraries are being transformed or closed through government and private cost-cutting measures, driven by a contempt for learning and an emphasis on profit, writes Dr Evan Jones. Independent Australia has the full story.


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The University of New England in Armidale, Australia, hiring Deputy Director, Library Services

(28 August 2018) Reporting to the Director Library Services and University Librarian, the Deputy Director will be the University Librarian’s principal adviser regarding operational and staff management, along with the establishment and development of priorities and policies.  This role will be instrumental in the Library’s engagement with the teaching, learning and research activities of UNE. […]


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Technology hasn’t killed public libraries – it’s inspired them to transform and stay relevant

(20 August 2018) Libraries have become vital for the marginalised, such as the homeless, to access essential government services such as Centrelink, and to stay connected. They have become defacto providers of basic digital literacy training – such as how to use an iPad or access an eGov account. Others cater to tech-enthusiasts offering advanced […]


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National and State Libraries Australia Executive Officer

(16 August 2018) NSLA is the collaboration of the nine National, State and Territory libraries of Australia. The members are the Chief Executives of these libraries and the Chair is a member of NSLA appointed for a two-year term. NSLA is governed by a memorandum of understanding between the libraries; and priorities are set by […]


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University of Adelaide hiring Acquisitions Coordinator

(15 August 2018) The Acquisitions Coordinator is an exciting new role to provide exemplary leadership to the acquisitions team and ensure the delivery of scholarly resources which meet the needs of researchers, teaching staff and students.  The role will assist the Manager Collection Development & Analysis in the management of budget, collection analysis, vendor negotiations […]


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University of Sydney selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo

(14 August 2018) Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Sydney has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo® discovery and delivery solution to improve the visibility and accessibility of the university’s unique, extensive collections and provide greater integration and interoperability capabilities for behind-the-scenes library management. […]


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Queensland Museum hiring Coordinator, Research Resource Centre

(9 August 2018) You will deliver a broad range of high quality library information services via the Research Resource Centre to enrich learning and research for staff, internal and external clients across the Queensland Museum Network (QMN) to meet the diverse needs of the Museum and its audiences. Closing date is 23 August 2018. ALILA […]


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