About Ikon Ikon is a private Institute of Higher Education focused on Art Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Counselling, and Psychotherapy. Our purpose is to propel individuals towards life-altering futures. We do this by fostering curiosity and self-development through meaningful learning experiences. Ikon operates nationally with campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide, as well as Distance Education. It currently has around 600 domestic and international students across its 3 Bachelor programs. Ikon is part of the ASX-listed EDU Holding Limited Group. Learn more about Ikon here: https://ikon.edu.au/about/. About the roleThe Librarian at Ikon plays a pivotal role in curating and managing digital library collections while collaborating with stakeholders to deliver top-notch library services across all client groups.  This role involves working closely with academic and product teams to ensure up-to-date learning resources and readings. Additionally, managing third-party library vendors and providing training and support to academic staff and students are essential responsibilities. About youAs a prospective candidate for the Librarian position at Ikon, you bring a wealth of experience and passion for library science and digital assets. With a strong background in managing digital library collections within a higher education environment, you thrive on collaborating with diverse stakeholders to deliver exceptional library services. Join us and be part of a dynamic team where your expertise and passion for library services will contribute to shaping an enriching learning environment for students and academic staff alike. Key Responsibilities:Digital Library Management:Acquire, organize, and maintain digital library collections to ensure accessibility and relevance.Oversee third-party library services and ebook vendors to meet agreed service standards.Database Assistance:Provide support to academic staff and students with database searches for research purposes.Training Development and Delivery:Develop and deliver training sessions, workshops, and one-on-one support for academic staff and students on utilizing library resources effectively for learning and research.Access Maintenance:Maintain academic staff and student access to journal databases and digital textbooks.Cataloguing Systems Maintenance:Ensure the accuracy and accessibility of learning resources by maintaining library cataloguing systems and databases.Issue Resolution:Troubleshoot functionality and access issues for all learning resources in consultation with third-party vendors.Team Management:Leadership and Recruitment:Lead and manage the team, including recruitment, performance appraisal, and goal-setting.Mentoring and Coaching:Provide mentoring and coaching support for team members to foster their professional development.Performance Reviews:Conduct annual performance reviews and set clear objectives for all reporting team members. Why join usPaid birthday leaveTraining and development opportunitiesBreakfast supplies on campusYear around engagement eventsFun and a diverse team Education, Experience and SkillsRelevant tertiary qualifications, preferably postgraduate, and eligibility for Australian Library and Information Association associate membershipMinimum three years' experience in a similar role within higher educationExperience managing teams and proficiency in Microsoft 365 and OfficeStrong background in library science, digital assets, and technologySkilled in delivering workshops and training for diverse audiencesCapable of negotiating and managing electronic resource licenses and contractsUnderstanding of regulatory framework within education sector Diversity & Inclusion We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society in order to better serve our students. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity, and from people of all ages. Next steps:  Please apply online or send your resume and a covering letter summarising your relevant skills and experience to bonnie.ballete@edu.com.auWe are only able to consider applicants with the right to live and work in AustraliaOnly shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application    AUD Sydney 2000