LIAISON LIBRARIAN, LAW Job in Parkville VIC at University of Melbourne

Job no: 0041656

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer Portfolio

Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services

Salary: $85,134 – $92,154 (UOM 6)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional – Full time – 9.5% super

About Scholarly Services

Scholarly Services comprises two programs: Research and Collections and Teaching and Learning Innovation, reporting to the position of Director, Scholarly Services and University Librarian. These portfolios support the scholarly life of the University.

About the role

As the Liaison Librarian (Learning & Teaching) you will work within a team of information professionals, principally delivering services to support students and academic staff in Melbourne Law School’s coursework programs; scholarly and digital capability programs to develop students’ skills for discovering, evaluating, applying and creating information; collection management; and faculty liaison.

You will participate in a range of learning & teaching services, including designing and developing learning resources and learning experiences, and working with academics to ensure that students can access essential learning resources.

About you

You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective client relationships. You are self-motivated and show a high level of initiative and desire to provide excellence in library services.

You will further have:
Post graduate qualifications in librarianship or a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.

Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in traditional and emerging areas of academic librarianship or law librarianship including knowledge of legal information resources

Demonstrated knowledge and skills for learning and teaching in higher education, such as pedagogy, learning design, digital learning and design and creation of digital learning resources.

Strong digital skills and confidence eg. web skills, multimedia technologies, productivity tools, social media


  • 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

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits


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.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria* found in the for the role.

  • For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

Advertised: 01 Feb 2021 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 15 Feb 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

About the Company

Company: University of Melbourne

Company Location:  Parkville VIC

Estimated Salary:

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