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Job: Learning Skills Advisor

1.27.17 –  Learning Skills Advisor
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:  Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing as they posted two positions in 2015 and in 2016 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply. Note: a very short closing date…
 
Closing Date: 4 February 2017
Established in 1998, Monash University Malaysia is one of Malaysia’s most respected universities. We are Monash University’s global foot print in the Asian region, carrying with us the distinction of being the Malaysian constituent of a premier research intensive Australian university ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight (Go8). From humble beginnings, Monash Malaysia has grown in stature, and is now recognized as a leader in the international higher education sector in Malaysia.
As a self-accrediting University, we attract students not just from Malaysia, but from all over the world. Approximately 7,000 students representing more than 70 nationalities are currently enrolled at Monash Malaysia, and enjoy a quality academic experience.
Since our inception, Monash Malaysia has built a reputation for quality, credibility and integrity, and is held in high esteem by our students, alumni, industry and government. We encourage critical thinking to help discover new ideas, reveal new perspectives and devise solutions. We maintain a long and proud tradition of excellence in education, combined with liberal values of enquiry, providing a fertile environment for bright young minds to flourish, and life-long opportunities for those wishing to enhance their education and career.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced Learning Skills Adviser to join the Library and Learning Commons. The incumbent will be responsible for providing a range of discipline specific, integrated and embedded learning skills programs and resources.
The Learning Skills Adviser, together with Librarians, will work closely with academic staff to ensure quality information research and learning skills programs are delivered to students.
Your application must address the selection criteria.

The Benefits

The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.

Position Description

Download File PD800 – Learning Skills Adviser (LLC)

Enquiries and Applications

For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu

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Job: Liaison Librarian

12.6.16 –  Liaison Librarian
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   This is a repeat ad from April and July and November of this year!  It would appear they are having a hard time finding a qualified candidate. Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing and posted two positions in 2015 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply.
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, with five local campuses throughout Victoria, as well as two international campuses – Malaysia and South Africa – and international centres in the People’s Republic of China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia provides a distinctive international experience, with excellence in teaching and research. It engages with Malaysian and regional societies to improve the human condition. The campus is a dynamic community of scholars comprising staff and students, supported by collegial processes and comprehensive first-class infrastructure, and aspiring to intellectual achievement of the highest order. It continues to grow rapidly, and currently has more than 6,400 students and 770 staff.
Monash Malaysia is a registered private higher education institution in Malaysia. It employs all staff of the campus, and consequently line management is via the campus President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is also Chief Executive of the campus company.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Liaison Librarian to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit. The successful applicant is responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collections to meet the needs of their assigned Schools and collaboratively developing and delivering embedded information literacy and learning skills programs and activities. Liaison librarians have subject responsibilities for a number of areas and this involves, among other duties, liaising and working with academic staff to maximise their engagement with the Library.

Your application must address the selection criteria. 
The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.
Position Description
Download File PD – Liaison Librarian
Enquiries and Applications
For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date:  December 31 2016

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Job: Liaison Librarian

11.4.16 –  Liaison Librarian
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   This is a repeat ad from April and July of this year.  It would appear they are having a hard time finding a qualified candidate. Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing and posted two positions in 2015 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply.
 
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, with five local campuses throughout Victoria, as well as two international campuses – Malaysia and South Africa – and international centres in the People’s Republic of China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia provides a distinctive international experience, with excellence in teaching and research. It engages with Malaysian and regional societies to improve the human condition. The campus is a dynamic community of scholars comprising staff and students, supported by collegial processes and comprehensive first-class infrastructure, and aspiring to intellectual achievement of the highest order. It continues to grow rapidly, and currently has more than 6,400 students and 770 staff.
Monash Malaysia is a registered private higher education institution in Malaysia. It employs all staff of the campus, and consequently line management is via the campus President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is also Chief Executive of the campus company.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Liaison Librarian to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit. The successful applicant is responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collections to meet the needs of their assigned Schools and collaboratively developing and delivering embedded information literacy and learning skills programs and activities. Liaison librarians have subject responsibilities for a number of areas and this involves, among other duties, liaising and working with academic staff to maximise their engagement with the Library.

Your application must address the selection criteria. 
The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.
Position Description
Download File PD – Liaison Librarian
Enquiries and Applications
For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date:  November 18 2016

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Job: Postgraduate Programs Coordinator

10/14/15 – Postgraduate Programs Coordinator
Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments: Monash University is an old, well-established Australian institution with a good reputation.  They also have branches in South Africa and this one in Malaysia which was opened in the mid-1990’s.  No reviews but here is some info:
Monash University Malaysia Wikipedia article
Monash University Malaysia YouTube
We are seeking an innovative, dynamic and collaborative Postgraduate Programs Coordinator for the Library and Learning Commons Unit at Monash University Malaysia. The Library and Learning Commons has three operational units (Information Resources, Information Services and Research & Learning) with 33 full-time professional librarians and paraprofessional staff.
The Postgraduate Programs Coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of a range of research skills programs including providing liaison services to support academic staff and postgraduate course work and research students. S/he will also work closely with schools and other Liaison Librarians to provide a comprehensive library service including developing resources, and coordinating the integration and the embedding of information literacy and research skills programs into the research, teaching and learning activities.
For further information see: http://www.jobs-monash.jxt.net.au/professional-jobs/postgraduate-programs-coordinator/784662
Key Selection Criteria:
1. University degree and/or a tertiary qualification in a relevant subject discipline, library science or education; alternatively an equivalent combination of knowledge, training and experience.
2. Postgraduate qualification would be an asset though it is not a requirement, e.g. librarianship, information management, education or educational design.
3. Three or more years relevant work experience, preferably in an academic or research environment.
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. Knowledge of relevant subject disciplines, including extensive experience searching electronic resources.
6. Interest for and capacity to engage with new technologies in blended learning environments and ability to use and learn relevant software.
7. Strong communication skills including oral, written and interpersonal, particularly to effectively liaise, report and negotiate with a wide range of clients including staff and students.
8. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a complex environment.
9. Sound organisational and time management skills including ability to set priorities, coordinate projects and programs, work independently or as part of a team, and perform well under pressure.
10. Knowledge of trends and issues in higher education, and research and learning services in academic libraries.
Application:  Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date: Sunday, 18th September 2016
 

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Job: Liaison Librarian

7.25.16 –  Liaison Librarian
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   This is a repeat ad from April of this year. Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing and posted two positions in 2015 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply.  Note the closing date of 8.15.16 which is is a short listing period.
 
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, with five local campuses throughout Victoria, as well as two international campuses – Malaysia and South Africa – and international centres in the People’s Republic of China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia provides a distinctive international experience, with excellence in teaching and research. It engages with Malaysian and regional societies to improve the human condition. The campus is a dynamic community of scholars comprising staff and students, supported by collegial processes and comprehensive first-class infrastructure, and aspiring to intellectual achievement of the highest order. It continues to grow rapidly, and currently has more than 6,400 students and 770 staff.
Monash Malaysia is a registered private higher education institution in Malaysia. It employs all staff of the campus, and consequently line management is via the campus President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is also Chief Executive of the campus company.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Liaison Librarian to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit. The successful applicant is responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collections to meet the needs of their assigned Schools and collaboratively developing and delivering embedded information literacy and learning skills programs and activities. Liaison librarians have subject responsibilities for a number of areas and this involves, among other duties, liaising and working with academic staff to maximise their engagement with the Library.

Your application must address the selection criteria. 
The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.
Position Description
Download File PD – Liaison Librarian
Enquiries and Applications
For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date:  August 15 2016

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Job: Research and Learning Coordinator

4.4.16 –  Research and Learning Coordinator
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing and posted two positions in 2015 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply.  Note the closing date of 4.15.16 which is is a short listing period.  Also see my other post for a Liaison Librarian.
 
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, with five local campuses throughout Victoria, as well as two international campuses – Malaysia and South Africa – and international centres in the People’s Republic of China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia provides a distinctive international experience, with excellence in teaching and research. It engages with Malaysian and regional societies to improve the human condition. The campus is a dynamic community of scholars comprising staff and students, supported by collegial processes and comprehensive first-class infrastructure, and aspiring to intellectual achievement of the highest order. It continues to grow rapidly, and currently has more than 6,400 students and 770 staff.
Monash Malaysia is a registered private higher education institution in Malaysia. It employs all staff of the campus, and consequently line management is via the campus President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is also Chief Executive of the campus company.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Research and Learning Coordinator to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit. The successful applicant is responsible to coordinates the design, planning, delivery and evaluation of quality and innovative services in accordance with the strategic directions of the University. This position works collaboratively with the Postgraduate Programs Coordinator to develop specialist programs that strengthen digital scholarship and research data management in an increasingly open environment.

Your application must address the selection criteria.
The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.
Position Description
Download File PD – Research and Learning Coordinator
Enquiries and Applications
For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date
April 16 2016
 

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Job: Liaison Librarian

4.4.16 –  Liaison Librarian
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They appear to be growing and posted two positions in 2015 however I recommend reading the Glassdoor Reviews before deciding to apply.  Note the closing date of 4.15.16 which is is a short listing period.  Also see my other post for a Research and Learning Coordinator.
 
Monash University is Australia’s largest university, with five local campuses throughout Victoria, as well as two international campuses – Malaysia and South Africa – and international centres in the People’s Republic of China, Italy and India. A unique alliance with the University of Warwick (UK) sits alongside an array of international collaborations with leading universities and corporations around the world, expanding the University’s global network.
Monash University Malaysia provides a distinctive international experience, with excellence in teaching and research. It engages with Malaysian and regional societies to improve the human condition. The campus is a dynamic community of scholars comprising staff and students, supported by collegial processes and comprehensive first-class infrastructure, and aspiring to intellectual achievement of the highest order. It continues to grow rapidly, and currently has more than 6,400 students and 770 staff.
Monash Malaysia is a registered private higher education institution in Malaysia. It employs all staff of the campus, and consequently line management is via the campus President and Pro Vice-Chancellor, who is also Chief Executive of the campus company.
For further information see: www.monash.edu.my.
The Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Liaison Librarian to join the Library and Learning Commons Unit. The successful applicant is responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collections to meet the needs of their assigned Schools and collaboratively developing and delivering embedded information literacy and learning skills programs and activities. Liaison librarians have subject responsibilities for a number of areas and this involves, among other duties, liaising and working with academic staff to maximise their engagement with the Library.

Your application must address the selection criteria. 
The Benefits
The appointment will be under Malaysian benefits, terms and conditions.
Position Description
Download File PD – Liaison Librarian
Enquiries and Applications
For general enquiries, please refer to FAQ.
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Closing Date
April 16 2016

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Job: Academic Librarian

12/27/15 –  Academic Librarian
Monash University, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:   Monash U. is a branch of  this Australian University with eight campuses: six in Australia, one in Malaysia, one in South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy.  They last posted an academic librarian job in 11/14 for a different campus.  FYI: the ad says ‘search extended’ however I did not see it advertised earlier.(?)
 
We are seeking suitably qualified candidates for the position of Academic Librarian in the Johor Bahru Clinical School, Monash University Malaysia. The Monash Library and Learning Commons has three operational units (Information Resources, Information Services and Academic Liaisons) with 29 full-time professional and paraprofessional staff. The Johor Bahru Clinical School Library provides services to the third, fourth and fifth year medical students and academic staff.
Academic Librarians are responsible for providing a comprehensive information service, developing library collections to meet the needs of the staff and students, and collaboratively designing and implementing integrated and embedded information literacy and research skills programs. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison between the School, medical students and academics to ensure that the library’s resources are relevant and used effectively to support teaching and research.
For further information see: http://www.jobs-monash.jxt.net.au/professional-jobs/academic-librarian/523689
Key Selection Criteria:
Essential criteria

  1. University degree and/or a tertiary qualification in a relevant subject discipline and/or librarianship; alternatively an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and experience.
    2. Minimum of three years of relevant library and/or teaching experience in academic setting, with supervisory and/or coordination responsibilities.
    3. Demonstrated experience in the provision of information services, including the delivery of information literacy and research skills programs, and the development of online tutorials or subject guides.
    4. Ability to train students in the use of online databases using advanced search techniques.
    5. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant subject disciplines including advanced skills in resource discovery and ability to train students in the use of online databases.
    6. Proven capacity to effectively liaise and negotiate with a range of clients including staff and students.
    7. Excellent communication skills including the ability to produce professional documentation for various audiences.
    8. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a culturally-diverse team.
    9. Sound organisational and time management skills including the ability to set priorities and perform well under pressure within a complex and changing environment.

Desirable criteria
10. Postgraduate qualification in librarianship or in a relevant to subject discipline is preferred.
11. Capacity and interest to engage with new technologies in blended learning environments.
12. Knowledge of trends and issues in learning, and information services in academic libraries.
Duration:
This is a fixed-term appointment for five years. Subject to performance and other criteria, a further term may be negotiable.
Application:
Please send your Cover Letter and Resume to: recruit_som@monash.edu.
Closing Date: Friday, 15th, January 2016.
 
 

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Job: Primary School Librarian

11/23/15 –  Primary School Librarian
The Alice Smith School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments:  Note that interviews are being conducted in-person in either London or Kuala Lumpur so in order to be considered you must travel to either of those locations.  However, if you can not but are a truly qualified candidate then I would apply and say you are available for a Skype interview because experienced librarians can be hard to find.
 
One of the most prestigious and successful British curriculum schools in South East Asia is seeking to recruit a high calibre teacher for August 2016. For full details visit www.alice-smith.edu.my
The Kuala Lumpur Alice Smith School (KLASS) is fully accredited as a British School Overseas by the Department for Education in London, receiving an ‘Excellent’ grade from its very recent inspection. Our school has an established reputation for excellence, and as a not-for-profit educational foundation, all resources are focused on the development and well-being of students. Located on two sites in Kuala Lumpur with excellent facilities, it has a total student population of approximately 1,600 and caters for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.
The school has an established reputation for excellence, and as a not-for-profit educational foundation, all resources are focused on the development and well-being of students. Located on two sites in Kuala Lumpur with excellent facilities, it has a total student population of approximately 1,600 and caters for the full age range from 3 to 18 years.
A KLASS teacher librarian is an inspiring, innovative, high achieving professional with a strong track record of teaching success.  They are able to implement best practice in order to achieve all-round excellence and ensure outstanding learning outcomes for students.
The role of the Primary Teacher Librarian is essential for promoting and facilitating a love of literature and inquiry across the school. The Teacher Librarian selects relevant and stimulating materials for a variety of needs and purposes including child-led inquiry and storytelling. They encourage and facilitate learning with students as young as three years old, provide an environment that stimulates creativity and high order thinking and support class teachers with selecting resources to support our exciting cross-curricular curriculum. They will have a strong understanding of how children think and learn, think creatively and truly embody the spirit of the Alice Smith School ethos.
At Alice Smith you will be encouraged and nurtured to be the best teacher you can be through professional development, peer to peer review, monitoring and evaluation and personal study. This is truly a forward thinking and innovative environment to work and learn. Educators need to know; how children think and learn, key developmental milestones, what play is and why it is so important and how to implement and assess it. They must also understand what role a teacher has in play.
We deliver a child-centred, skills based curriculum across all the primary age range.  Teachers with a special interest in or experience of working in the Foundation Stage who are interested in transferring their skills to working in other year groups will have a particular advantage.
Please address all of these aspects in your letter of application. In addition, for whichever role you apply for, please ensure that your CV and letter clearly show how you meet the KLASS teacher job description and person specification in the first instance.
The KLASS benefits package includes a highly competitive salary, a generous contribution towards housing, excellent medical insurance, contract renewal incentives, relocation flights and allowances and free school places for dependent children.
To apply, you MUST go through the online system at: http://www.kingpartnership.com/alicesmith/
In case of query contact Susan King at email: klass@kingpartnership.co.uk or Tel +44 1580 755877.
Closing date for applications: Monday 7th December 2015
Successful candidates will be interviewed in Kuala Lumpur from 9th to 11th January 2016 or in London between 14 – 21 January 2016. Skype interviews may be used for final shortlisting.
 
 

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Job: Postgraduate Programs Coordinator

10/14/15 – Postgraduate Programs Coordinator
Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia
Sarah P’s comments: Monash University is an old, well-established Australian institution with a good reputation.  They also have branches in South Africa and this one in Malaysia which was opened in the mid-1990’s.  No reviews but here is some info:
Monash University Malaysia Wikipedia article
Monash University Malaysia YouTube
 
We are seeking suitably qualified candidates for the position of   Postgraduate Programs Coordinator which provides coordination and expertise in the provision of research skill development programs to support postgraduate coursework, research degree programs and multidisciplinary research platforms. The scope of the position includes the design, planning, implementation, delivery, quality assurance and evaluation of innovative programs and initiatives. The position will work closely with the Schools’ Liaison Librarians and other Units of the Library to ensure consistency and quality of services across Schools and programs. The position will liaise with, and establish opportunities with Schools, Campus Research Management and Monash postgraduate representatives to maximize engagement with the Library.
Key Selection Criteria:
1. University degree and completion of (or progression towards) a postgraduate qualification in a relevant area, e.g. librarianship, knowledge management, instructional design, education, with relevant professional experience. Alternatively, an equivalent combination of relevant knowledge, training and experience.
2. Advanced degree in a subject discipline relevant to Monash University Malaysia’s Schools will be an asset though it is not a requirement.
3. A minimum of three years’ teaching experience, preferably in an academic setting.
4. Demonstrated experience in delivering information and research services, including information literacy and research skills and/or collection development in a subject area.

   5. Demonstrated ability to search electronic resources using advanced techniques in relevant subject disciplines.

   6. Demonstrated capacity to contribute to strategy development, and plan and manage projects.

   7. Interest for and capacity to engage with new technologies in blended learning and teaching environments and ability to use and learn relevant software.

  8. Knowledge of trends and issues in information and research services in higher education .

  9. Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.

10. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a complex environment.

11. Demonstrated organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan activities, set priorities, work independently and perform well under pressure.

Other job related information

  • Evening and weekend shifts at library service points may be required.
  • Travel to and work on other campuses may be required
  • Other duties consistent with the position classification descriptors for the classification level, as defined in the Monash University Classification Management Manual

For further information see :http://jobs.monash.edu.au/cai/en/job/539584/postgraduate-programs-coordinator
Applications
To apply, send your Cover Letter and Resume to recruit@monash.edu
Your application must address the selection criteria.
Closing Date : Wednesday, 21th October 2015

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