19 June, 2015

5651 Law Librarian

University of the South Pacific


Education & Training
Emalus Campus, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.
Due Date:
17-Jul-15 - Consider the correct due date provided here.

Job Description:

The appointee will be responsible for the provision of library information services to meet the needs of on-campus and distance education students, staff and general users in the area of law at The University of the South Pacific. S/he will be based at the Emalus Campus Library, Port Vila, Vanuatu and will also be required to assist in the provision of library information services in other subject areas at the Emalus Campus Library.
  • Applicants must have a professional qualification in Library Information Studies recognized by an accrediting body such as the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • They must have proven experience in the provision of library services to distance and on-campus clients; knowledge and familiarity with library information technology; working knowledge and experience in the international library standards AACR2/RDA, the Moys Classification Scheme, LC Subject Headings, LCRI and MARC 21; experience with information literacy programmes and faculty liaison; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • In addition, they must have a minimum of  6  years of professional law library experience; be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of interpersonal, comparative and foreign law resources with particular experience in the use of online law databases; knowledge of legal bibliography and legal research techniques; experience in conducting training in legal research; and be able to assist in managing and motivating a small team of staff, and to work evening and weekend duties. 
Preference will be given to applicants with experience in training library personnel at the paraprofessional level; dealing with library users in a multi-cultural environment; and working in a developing country. 


Salary Range: Band 3   VT 3,972,317 to VT 5,226,733 per annum (Inclusive of 15% Gratuity)
In addition to the above benefits, the University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.

Enquiries: Yee, Sin Joan, tel: +679 32 32282; emailyee_s@usp.ac.fj


Not Stated

How To Apply:

Candidates are strongly encouraged to use the University’s on-line E-Recruitment system to view further details and apply for this position at www.usprecruits.usp.ac.fj Candidates may request further information, send enquiries by email to Human Resources Office, ph: (679) 32 32072; email:hrhelp@usp.ac.fj or personnel@usp.ac.fj 

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.

Contact Person:

Enquiries: Yee, Sin Joan, tel: +679 32 32282; emailyee_s@usp.ac.fj


(+679) 32 32072
Address: Not Stated


hrhelp@usp.ac.fj or personnel@usp.ac.fj 

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