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University of Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/10/2017

Job Category:

Local Government & Community / Library Services

Job description:

- Join Australia's number 1 University †

- Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.

- Use your expertise and innovative thinking to truly have an impact.

Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.

University Library, University Services

Salary: $79,910 - $86,499 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Liaison Librarian, Law is a member of the Law Library Team which sits within the Scholarly Information portfolio in the University Library.

About the role

The Liaison Librarian, Law works within the law liaison librarian team and takes a lead role in the development and delivery of scholarly literacy programs to the Melbourne Law School. It is also participates in research support, collection management and Faculty liaison to students, academics and researchers.

About you

- Post graduate qualifications in librarianship or a relevant discipline and relevant experience.

- Qualification/s and/or experience relevant to law together with experience in an academic library setting are highly desirable

- Expert knowledge, skills and experience in traditional and emerging areas of academic librarianship to support teaching, learning and research in the Melbourne Law School

- Proven ability to work and collaborate effectively in a team

- Depth of knowledge and skills for learning and teaching in higher education, such as pedagogy, learning design and digital learning

- Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


- Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

- Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

- The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

- A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

† The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Close date: 19 Oct 2017

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