APS6 Librarian

Posted 22 June 2022
Salary$60 - $65 per hour, Benefits: 12 month contract
LocationCanberra
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Government, Defence, Emergency
ReferenceJO-2204-481123-1

Job description

About the Organisation
A Federal Government Regulatory Agency looking to engage an APS6 Librarian for a 12 month contract with the possibility for extension.

About the Branch
Regulatory Engagement Branch is responsible for managing stakeholder engagement with international regulators, committees, the government, media and the general public, as well as overseeing regulatory planning, performance reporting and the scheduling relating to the Poisons Standard.
Reporting and Collaboration Services Section (RCSS) is responsible for managing the development and publication of external reports for the Group including the Regulatory Performance Framework KPIs and the Portfolio Budget Statements and Annual Report. The section also supports the Group's interactions with the Minister's office, the media, FOI responses and contributions to any Australian Government collaboration activities. Information Resources and Research Services (IRRS) is a team of RCSS and provides a range of information services to staff in the Agency, Department of Health and its portfolio agencies.

About the Role
Specific duties include:
  • Evaluation/review and critical appraisal of literature search strategies to support HPRG in the regulation and approval of medicines/medical devices
  • Complex literature searches using a range of databases and other online sources
  • Managing electronic resources (including digital rights management and licensing, procurement, renewals and troubleshooting etc.)
  • End user education and training
Skills and Experience
Candidates must be able to demonstrate:
  • A degree or postgraduate qualification in Librarianship or equivalent qualification acceptable for admission as an Associate to the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Experience of and demonstrable ability in complex literature searching
  • Commitment to professional development and keeping up to date with current trends in librarianship and information management
  • Flexibility and to work collaboratively within a small professional team
  • Experience in providing a range of library and information services in a medical or science library is highly desirable.
How to Apply
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Francesca Avelluto on 0261627332 for a confidential discussion (or email favelluto@dfp.com.au).
A National Police Certificate (obtained within the last 6 months) will be required for the successful candidate.
Australian Citizenship is essential

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.