Coordinator, Acquisitions

University of Newcastle


Full time

Jun 18

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About the job

  • Work within a dynamic library team at a top regional university in Australia
  • Full time continuing role based in Newcastle NSW
  • Attractive 17% Superannuation Contribution


We are looking for a flexible, motivated and dynamic library team member with a passion for "anytime, anywhere" access to digital information.

Look to the future 

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence. Our vision is to be a world-leading University for our regions and creating a better future for our regions and the globe. Our engagement priorities include:   


Better, healthier living | Connected communities | Next generation resources | Growing Industries

When we look ahead, we are motivated by the opportunities we see. We are driven by the challenges we need to solve and we are stirred by the future we can imagine.   


Be challenged and imagine with us 


The University’s Library is at the heart of the University across education and research in all disciplines, custodian of its past and enabler of its future. The Library has a key role to play as the University reimagines the way its team will work together to deliver on this vision.


Our staff will be empowered and developed as outstanding thought leaders in a high-performing institution guiding students on their journey to becoming life-ready graduates, local ambassadors, and global citizens. 


How will you inspire us?  


Working with our diverse team of experts, you will contribute your financial skills and knowledge of publisher licensing and access models to seek the best fit-for-purpose content and ensure maximum return on investment. 


For a full job description including the essential criteria, visit  


Closing date: 24/6/21.


Why commit to us? 


The University of Newcastle is a Top 200 University in the world by QS World University Rankings 2021and a Top 10 University in Australia. 


The remuneration for this position is from $81,085 FTE + 17% superannuation.  


From a flexible working environment to discounts in private health insurance and gym memberships, we offer access to a wide range of employee benefits including salary packaging. You can learn more about these at  


We provide opportunities for all people regardless of their background and experience, and this philosophy is reflected across all that we do.  


Let’s create this future together. Here’s how to join us: 


Click on 'Apply for this job'. Your application will be assessed on essential criteria. Read all information about the role so you understand what is required. In addition:

  • Follow all directions and complete all necessary fields of the application; and
  • In addressing the essential criteria clearly demonstrate how your skills and experience meet each point (maximum of four pages).


 Applications for this position will only be accepted from those with Australian residency or a valid work permit.  


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  


We are excited to be Looking Ahead with you

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