UNSW Library is hiring Associate Director

(3 Mar 2020) UNSW Library is hiring Associate Director.

About the Role

The Library’s Scholarly Communications and Repositories Unit is responsible for leading the development of the Library’s research services, research reporting, repository infrastructure. This includes developing services to support the management and reporting of a range of research outputs including publications, non- traditional research outputs (NTROs) and research data, the development of the Library’s open access programs, and underpinning infrastructure. The Associate Director, Scholarly Communications and Repositories leads staff in the development of high quality research services, scholarly communications and open access, repository infrastructure, and research reporting. The Associate Director is a high-level strategic and proactive role that leads the planning and allocation of resources for the unit and identifies opportunities to build networks with stakeholders to deliver innovative Library services. The role represents the Library in appropriate UNSW research bodies.

About the Successful Candidate

  • A relevant degree or postgraduate qualifications with extensive experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and experience
  • Extensive management experience at a senior level and demonstrated experience in managing and leading a team of experts in a dynamic, matrix working environment
  • Proven ability to plan, implement, and evaluate programs for supporting research in a university environment. Successful track record in leading projects
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills including proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders including researchers, funding agencies, sector bodies, vendors, and data providers to deliver information management solutions
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with ability to influence and sustain relationships with stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external
  • Expert knowledge of the research process and practices and the scholarly communications environment, including open research/open science, open access, metrics, and impact. Expert understanding of the higher education policy and funding landscape in Australia
  • Expertise in, and understanding of the role of, information management in the research lifecycle and scholarly communication process, and of the role of infrastructure including research reporting systems, institutional repositories and data
  • Understanding of copyright, rights management, intellectual property and preservation issues, particularly in an electronic environment as applied to research outputs
  • Ability and capacity to direct and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of the safety management system.

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria nominated in the Position Description. Please apply via https://external-careers.jobs.unsw.edu.au/cw/en/job/499241/associate-director-scholarly-communications-repositories

Fiona Bradley, Director – Research Services and Corporate
E: f.bradley@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: Tuesday 17th March before 11pm

The original job posting is here.