Job no: 582051
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Library
About usRMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.
RMIT University Library is a creative partner in the achievement of RMIT University’s teaching, learning and research goals. It engages with other groups within the University to design initiatives that have a positive impact on the student experience including the provision of direct support, advice and guidance for students’ academic skill development. It provides resources, services and facilities to support the information needs of RMIT's large and globally distributed student and staff population and supplies expertise for the management of the University’s archives and business information.
CultureOur values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.
About the roleThe Non-Subscription Resources Coordinator leads the team responsible for the acquisition, metadata management, creation and maintenance of access and processing of non-subscription Library resources that support teaching, learning and research at RMIT University. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to bring together their people leadership experience, coupled with a passion for and understanding of library meta-data and emerging/current practices.
The materials managed within this team include e-Books (individual and sets), streamed video, databases, print books and physical audio-visual materials.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
About youTo be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated experience leading and/or supervising a team to inspire development and drive cultural change, whilst also fostering an environment of continuous improvement and exceptional customer service. Essential to this role, you will have experience in a library acquisitions and metadata environment, and in turn be able to navigate and understand a large Library Service Platform. In addition, you will have experience maintaining effective relationships and collaborating positively with external vendors and key internal stakeholders. Your ability to problem-solve and show initiative will contribute to your success in this exciting library role.
Bring your whole self to workWe are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:
Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. Please note that a separate response to Key Selection Criteria is not required. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Tory Sheehy on (03) 9925 9655. PD - Coordinator Non-Subscription Resources.pdf
Applications close on 28th August at 11:55pm. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.
RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.
Application close: 28 Aug 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
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