Vacancy Details

Librarian – Collection Services

Permanent Full Time

Remuneration $75,756 per annum (LGIA Stream A Level 4)

About the Position


Provide high quality customer and library collection services in a professional, efficient and confidential manner ensuring the development of good working relationships with staff and public.


About You


Do you have a passion for literature and libraries and experience in a public library environment? Council is recruiting for a Librarian – Collection Services to join their team. You will have experience providing effective reference and reader advisory services to a diverse range of customers, utilising print and digital formats. It is also important that you have a keen interest in emerging technologies and education programs.

Your strong knowledge of library management software (SirsiDynix -Symphony) and associated applications related to the library website and digital resources combined with your excellent communication skills will allow you to deliver technical support and training to Library staff and clients by troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving technical issues.

You will hold a degree or post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Science (or similar) and you will enjoy providing customer service and building positive relationships with members of the community.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check). 

Position Requirements


To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below within a 1-2 page cover letter. Please ensure each position requirement is clearly labelled in your cover letter. We strongly encourage applicants to utilise Council’s cover letter template which can be found on the Council website.


Position Requirements to address in your cover letter are:

  • A degree or post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Studies and significant experience in a public library environment.
  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting reading and literacy development, and assisting clients with use of library facilities.
  • Communication and customer service skills with a focus on providing positive interactions with services and staff.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies, their promotion and application in libraries, with a willingness to learn and support clients with their use.


How to Apply


To be considered for this opportunity, click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application. You will be required to upload a current resume and cover letter addressing the above dot points in 1-2 pages.


Applications Close: Monday 9 September 2019 at Midnight (AEST)