Director, Library Services – University of Southern Queensland – Toowoomba, Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young, dynamic University dedicated to providing quality programs and degrees in a flexible and supportive environment. USQ Library Services provides a range of physical and virtual facilities and services, delivering information in a variety of formats and channels; print, digital and electronic, face-to-face and online. Our reputation has been built on the principles of providing exceptional service and access to information, regardless of location or enrollment mode.

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Director (Library Services) to provide strategic direction, leadership and innovative management of the University’s Library during this time of rapid and unprecedented transformation in higher education, scholarly communication and information technology.

As the Director, Library Services, you will lead and manage change in a complex and dynamic landscape. You will be instrumental in promoting a collective vision and sense of shared mission for the evolving role of the Library and how it directly supports the strategic initiatives and intellectual core of the University.

Key to your success in this role will be your strong leadership skills and extensive experience in guiding libraries through transformational change to ensure ongoing strategic relevance and impact.

This position offers the chance to work within a large, dynamic organisation where you can pursue an exciting leadership career in library and information services.

Situated on the edge of the picturesque Great Dividing Range, just one and a half hours west of Brisbane and only two hours from both the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Toowoomba offers all the benefits of urban living without any of the big-city pressures. With a population of approximately 160,000 residents, Toowoomba has an enviable reputation for quality of lifestyle and world-class education. Escape the pressures of big city life while still pursuing your career goals and enjoy all that this thriving regional community has to offer.

Reference No: 102383

Term: Full-time fixed term appointment for three years

Salary: Executive Remuneration package

Closes: Friday 15 May 2015

Further details:

Professor Helen Partridge
Pro Vice-Chancellor (Scholarly Information and Learning Services)

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