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Saturday, April 2, 2016

[LIBJOBS] Job Vacancy - Malaysia: Monash University - Liaison Librarian

Malaysia: Monash University – Liaison Librarian


We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Liaison Librarian to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit at Monash University Malaysia. The Library and Learning Commons has three operational units (Information Resources, Information Services and Academic Liaisons) with 29 full-time professional and paraprofessional staff.


The Liaison Librarian is responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collection to meet the needs of each assigned Schools and collaboratively developing and delivering embedded information literacy and learning skills programs and activities. This role has subject responsibilities for a number of areas which will contribute to, among other duties, liaising and working with academic staff to maximise their engagement with the Library.


For further information see:


Key Selection Criteria:


Essential criteria


1.    University degree and/or a tertiary qualification in a relevant subject discipline, librarianship or education; alternatively an equivalent combination of knowledge, training and experience.


2.    Three or more years' relevant work experience in an academic library.


3.    Postgraduate qualification is an asset though it is not a requirement, e.g. librarianship, information management, education or educational design.


4.    Demonstrated experience in the provision of information services, including the delivery of information literacy and research skills programs, and the development of online resources and tutorials.


5.    Demonstrated knowledge of relevant subject disciplines, including extensive experience searching electronic resources.


6.    Strong communication skills including oral, written and interpersonal, particularly to effectively liaise, report and negotiate with a range of clients including staff and students.


7.    Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.


8.    Sound organisational and time management skills including ability to set priorities, work independently or as part of a team, and perform well under pressure.


9.    Knowledge of trends and issues in learning, and information services in academic libraries.


10.  Interest for and capacity to engage with new technologies in blended learning and teaching environments.



Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to


Closing Date: Friday, 15th April 2016.

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