(10 Jan 2021) CAUL is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to the newly established position of Director, Strategy & Analytics 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 (CAUL) is the peak leadership organisation for university libraries in Australia. CAUL members are the University Librarians or equivalent of the 39 institutions that have representation on Universities Australia and the 8 members of the Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL).
The Director, Strategy & Analytics will play a pivotal role in managing the development and implementation of strategy and the achievement of CAUL’s strategic objectives as determined by the Council and Board.
The position operates with a high degree of autonomy under the broad direction of the Executive Director and works closely with the CAUL Board members designated with oversight of CAUL’s articulated strategic programs (program directors). These programs currently cover the following significant areas: Advancing Open Scholarship, Enabling a Modern Curriculum, Respecting Indigenous Knowledge and Inspiring Sustainability.
The Director, Strategy & Analytics leads the statistics, data and analytics functions that underpin strategy development, advocacy and sector-level services, including Content Procurement Services. As a secondary priority, the position also provides coordinated leadership and oversight of CAUL’s communities of practice and their alignment with strategy. The position works collaboratively with the Director, Content Procurement particularly with regard to open scholarship and is supported by other staff in the CAUL National Office as required.
CAUL is looking for someone ideally with a background in the higher education, research or library and information sectors with a deep understanding of strategy development, substantial experience in strategy implementation as well as high level analytical skills and experience providing expert analysis and advice to senior executive leaders.
Remuneration for this fulltime position comprises salary and generous superannuation of 17%. Operating a virtual office enables a family friendly approach and supports a healthy work/life balance.
The Position Description is available on the CAUL website. To find out more about the position and working for CAUL, please contact:
Mark Sutherland – Executive Director, CAUL
firstname.lastname@example.org 0410 036 425
Applications are invited from Australian citizens or permanent residents residing within Australia. Please include a cover letter, statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than 3 pages) and a current resume/CV including details of three referees. Applications should be submitted by email to email@example.com by 8pm AEDT on Wednesday 20 January 2021.
The original job description can be found here.