Prospective Staff

All applications must be emailed to
Office Of The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Library - LLB001
The Opportunity

The appointee will either be responsible for, or required to work as part of a team, in one or a combination of the following sections of the Library: Customer Services - the provision of library information services to meet the needs of students, faculty staff and general users in a flexible learning environment; Technical Services - acquisitions and electronic resource management and cataloguing in an online environment. The positions include the supervision and training of staff in an environment responsive to international developments.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

- A professional qualification/training recognized by an accrediting body such as the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA);
- Relevant work experience in academic libraries;
- Sound knowledge of current library technologies;
- Working knowledge and experience in the use of AACR2 (and an understanding of RDA), LC Classification and Subject Headings, and MARC21;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- Appointees must be able to work rostered evening, weekends and public holidays.

- For Appointment at Level 3, applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library Information Science and at least 6 years direct relevant post-qualification experience.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in information literacy programmes; training library personnel at the paraprofessional level; dealing with library users in a multicultural environment; the provision of library services for flexible learning; and library management. Work experience and understanding of life in developing countries will be an added advantage.
Enquiries and further information: Elizabeth Fong , ph: (679) 32 32282; fax: ; email:

The position is available for a term of three years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.
Salary Range:
FJ $50,184 to FJ $61,289 per annum
FJ $66,521 to FJ $81,491 per annum

How to Apply

Application to be sent to:

Application should be clearly marked as “Vacancy – Position Reference Number, Position Title”.

The advertisement criteria is available on our University website ( under Employment Opportunities.

Please include the following documents in your application: Academic Credentials/Transcripts, Cover letter clearly addressing key Selection Criteria and Resume with names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor. Referees will only be contacted if you are selected.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

USP is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. USP encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

Closing date for applications 05 December 2021


Disclaimer & Copyright   |   Contact Us  
© Copyright 2004 - 2006. All Rights Reserved.
The University of the South Pacific
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 323 1000