(11 Jul 2022) CAUL is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual to the new position of
Associate Director, Content Procurement in the CAUL National Office. As CAUL operates a connected virtual office, this presents a great opportunity to work from home within Australia and engage with a variety of stakeholders across Australia and New Zealand.
The Council of Australian University Librarians Inc. (CAUL) is the peak leadership organisation for university libraries in Australia and New Zealand. CAUL members are the University Librarians or equivalent of the 39 institutions that have representation on Universities Australia (UA) and the University Librarians or equivalent of the 8 institutions that have representation on Universities New Zealand (UNZ) and which form the Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL), a committee of UNZ.
The Associate Director, Content Procurement will support the CAUL Content Procurement Service for the effective delivery of sector-level content procurement services with a primary focus on Open Access agreements. The role carries out essential high-level tasks supporting negotiations and agreements with key content providers. Role functions include data analysis, license review, communications and implementation. The focus is on CAUL’s largest key agreements with the aim of migrating CAUL’s most significant content agreements to Open Access.
The position will work closely with and provide direct support for the Director, Content Procurement in conjunction with other CAUL National Office team members. In particular, the position works with the Director, Strategy & Analytics and the role will have input into CAUL’s current and future programs related to open scholarship and/or open science more generally. The role is supported by staff of the CAUL National Office in relation to finance, administration, and communications.
The submission deadline is 25 July 2022.
For more information, see the full job description here.