First listed on: 23 May 2024

Information Systems Manager

  • Seeking an information solutions champion!
  • Hybrid opportunity
  • Employee benefits include a 10% discount at Readings bookstore and Mr Tulk Café!

About the Library

State Library Victoria is Australia's oldest public library, and one of the first free public libraries in the world.

We believe in the power of knowledge to change lives. Free to access and open to all, the Library enriches the cultural, educational, social and economic lives of all Victorians.

State Library Victoria preserves and shares the stories of Victoria and the world, and is a major destination for stimulating cultural experiences, contemporary debates, and community-driven collecting. We encourage learning, exploration, imagination, and creativity, opening up possibilities for all Victorians.

About the Opportunity

The Information Systems Manager is responsible for overseeing and leading the efforts to integrate various system platforms across the Library. Ensuring that all systems work seamlessly together, optimising workflow and improving efficiencies, the Information Systems Manager will lead a team of specialists and developers responsible for implementing integration solutions that support the Library's goals.

About You

The ideal candidate possesses expertise in system integration, methodologies and technologies as well as extensive knowledge of operating systems and databases. Ideally, you are proficient in various programming languages with a specific focus on middleware, API management, and system architecture design.

In addition, you will come to us with:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing strategic plans for system integration, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and enhancing overall system efficiency.
  • Proven experience leading and managing multidisciplinary teams of technical experts and developers, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Extensive experience in overseeing complex integration projects from conception to completion, ensuring timely delivery within scope and budget. Project management certifications such as PMP are highly advantageous.
  • Experience in designing and implementing integration solutions that optimise system compatibility and performance, including working with middleware, API management, and various operating systems, databases, and programming languages.
  • Proven track record of effectively collaborating with diverse stakeholders, including non-technical stakeholders, to understand and meet their organisational/operational needs.

State Library Victoria is a child-safe organisation. A valid Working with Children Check will be required before commencing.

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people from cultural and linguistical diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+, D/deaf, disabled, neurodivergent people and people of all ages and abilities to apply.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button to submit your application via Careers.Vic.

The following documents should be attached to your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter (maximum 3 pages) summarising how you meet the key selection criteria in the Position Description and the About You section of the advertisement. 

(for more information on format and content of your application, please see Preparing Your Application on the Careers.vic page).


For a confidential discussion about the opportunity, please contact Daniel Lewis, Head of Technology, at

For assistance with the application process please contact us at

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Reasonable Adjustments

We want all applicants to have an equal opportunity to demonstrate that they are the best person for the job. If you require an adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, or the provision of a particular access service, please contact our People team on If you are unable to make this deadline due to unforeseen personal circumstances, please get in contact to obtain a short extension to the deadline.

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