Job Vacancies

AGME has Job Vacancies from time to time and is currently offering the below to a successful applicant.


Current Job Vacancy

  • Library Officer, Higher Education

Brief Description

The Australian Guild of Music Education (AGME) wishes to engage a person with responsibility to provide professional library support for staff and students in AGME’s higher education operations.

Position Descriptor

Position Title: Library Officer, Higher Education
Reports to: Academic Director
Type of Employment: 0.15 – 0.2 FTE
Location: Kooyong, Victoria
Annual Salary range: $9,000 – $12,360 plus super

 

About the Guild

The Australian Guild of Music Education (AGME) was established in 1969 and grew out of the London College of Music, now part of the University of West London.  Starting as a Public Examination body the AGME successfully moved into higher education and first offered its Music Degree in 2002. The Higher Education side of the AGME has consistently seen its graduates achieve strong workforce engagement including numerous in prestigious positions in the music profession.

In 2017 the AGME undertook a range of reforms designed to strengthen the quality of its higher education operations and ensure it can maintain its place as an innovative player in the ever-changing Australian music education scene.

These changes included refreshed corporate and academic governance arrangements for AGME’s higher education operations (AGME – HE). The formation of these new governing bodies includes the exceptional fresh expertise to review, revise and drive the AGME Music Degree into the future.

 

About the position

AGME is seeking an effective and experienced Higher Education Library Support Officer to provide administrative oversight and support of AGME’s higher education operations.

The Higher Education Library support officer is responsible for:

Support students and academic staff:

  • Provide professional support for staff, and students for their teaching and research information needs.
  • Design and deliver innovative digital literacy programs incorporating new and emerging technologies for staff and students to develop effective skills in the discovery, evaluation, and use of, information resources.

Provide resources:

  • Monitor emerging trends to ensure Library resources responsiveness t client needs
  • Develop and maintain web content and other learning materials to maximise access to and use of online information resources.
  • Respond to enquiries and provide services and support through a variety of electronic and face to face options
  • Recommend information resources for purchase, in collaboration with academic staff.
  • Promote and monitor use of information resources, and make recommendations in relation to collection development.

Selection Criteria

Education and Experience:

Relevant degree and/or post-graduate qualification which qualifies for Associate (Professional) membership of the Australian Library and Information Association desirable.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends in library and information services delivery in an educational and research environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of new publishing models and contemporary information resources development and their impact in an academic library environment.
  • Proven ability to develop, deliver and evaluate digital literacy programs and learning activities
  • Capacity to liaise with and develop effective relationships with a range of clients. 

Personal Qualities required:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Upholds confidentiality
  • Time efficient and accurate
  • Team player
  • Honest, reliable, hard working
  • Committed to excellence and continuous improvement
  • Personal maturity

Work Health and Safety Statement

The position is required to comply with all health and safety policies and procedures and take all reasonable care to ensure actions do not impact on the health and safety of staff, students and visitors to AGME.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ensure that the principles of equal employment opportunities are implemented promoted and adhered to, in order to comply with relevant legislation and AGME’s policy framework.

Apply to Dr Houston Dunleavy email: hdunleavy@guildmusic.edu.au