Heather Gordon – Director Library and Information Services

Library About Contact Details Staff Profiles Heather Gordon – Director Library and Information Services

BA (Honours), University of Waterloo, MLS, The University of Western Ontario, AALIA

Heather Gordon

Phone: +61 7 4781 4472

Fax: +61 7 4781 4496

Email: Heather.Gordon@jcu.edu.au

Location: Top floor Eddie Mabo Library - Townsville

Role

The Director, Library and Information Services, is responsible for:

  • strategic leadership, vision and management of library collections, services, staff, facilities and technologies

  • ensuring the delivery of innovative, high quality, client-focused library services, collections, and facilities to support and enhance the University's learning, teaching, research and engagement priorities

  • overseeing business improvements and change management within the libraries

  • operational performance of the Library and Information Services Directorate including physical and virtual infrastructure, financial and human resources

  • leading and contributing to the student experience

  • leadership for scholarly information management and communication

  • leading and contributing to the selection, implementation and development of complex information and communication technologies

  • legislative and regulatory compliance including serving as the Copyright Officer for the University