Call out for a new APDL Manager

The Asia Pacific Design Library is looking for a new manager who will lead and further develop this exciting creative area in State Library of Queensland.

The Asia Pacific Design Library is looking for a new manager who will lead and further develop this exciting creative area in State Library of Queensland.

All applications for this position must be made online via SmartjobsIf you are interested in applying for this position please see the full position listing here.

Applications close Wednesday 29 June 2016.

As the Manager of the Asia Pacific Design Library you will be responsible for leading the progressive development and operations of the Asia Pacific Design Library. This will involve the coordination of a range of activities including strategic planning and continuing to implement and develop the various components of the initiative.

Key activities of the Asia Pacific Design Library that you will lead include:

  • Exploration and implementation of new models of revenue-generation that support the long-term sustainability and viability of the Asia Pacific Design Library model
  • Development of contemporary collections emphasising design as an SLQ collection strength and collection acquisition target.
  • Expansion of an existing, growing online community and aggregator of contemporary design knowledge.
  • Coordination of events, exhibitions, research and learning activities and communications that promote collection development and community participation in design thinking, dialogue and innovation.

As the Manager of the Asia Pacific Design Library you will be responsible for leading the progressive development and operations of the Asia Pacific Design Library. This will involve the coordination of a range of activities including strategic planning and continuing to implement and develop the various components of the initiative.

Does this sound like you or someone you know?

Recruitment for this position will be undertaken in two stages:

  • Stage 1: open call for expressions of interest
  • Stage 2: shortlisted invited applications

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    1. Your contact details including your full name, postal address, email address and contact phone number
    2. In response to Criteria 4 (Display personal drive and integrity) under “Are you the right person for the job?” provide one brief example of an experience where you have “engaged with risk and shown personal courage” and how this experience would bring value to this role.
    3. In response to Criteria 5 (Communicate with influence) under “Are you the right person for the job?” provide one brief example of an experience where you have publicly communicated a “persuasive argument”, “openly, credibly and thoughtfully” and how this experience would bring value to this role. You may include one online link to a video if available.
    4. Provide one brief example of your experience in managing budgets, exploring revenue generation or entrepreneurship and how this experience would bring value to this role. You may include one online link to a past or current project if available. 

Please note: Expressions of interest that do not conform to these requirements will not be considered for Stage 2.

  • Apply on-line through Smart Jobs and Careers website www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au. If you are unable to apply online please contact Recruitment Services on (07) 3003 2341 or (07) 3003 2336 to enquire about alternative arrangements.
  • Want to know more? Visit the SLQ website at www.slq.qld.gov.au

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