Branch Librarian (NSW)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ken Klippel, Branch Services Co-ordinator
Contact Number
(02) 9806 5384
City of Parramatta, NSW


Branch Librarian

About the role 
This position is responsible for management of a newly created branch within the Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library- WPCCL, which is one of Council’s seven (7) branch libraries. 

The main tasks of the exciting new opportunity is to:

  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Supervise and train branch staff
  • Market library services
  • Develop and maintain the branch collection  
  • Manage physical resources and environment as a safe work environment
  • Liaison with other library and community centre staff

Weekend and night shifts are required.
About the person 
The successful candidate should have previous experience in staff management and a proven record of target/project delivery within a public library environment. 

It is essential for applicants to have a recognised qualification in Information Science/Librarianship (eligible for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association {ALIA}).
What’s on offer 
We are offering an attractive salary from $74,677 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more? 
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Ken Klippel, Branch Services Co-ordinator (02) 9806 5384.

How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 4pm, Wednesday 21st August 2019 and will not be accepted through any other medium. 

Prohibited persons as defined under the NSW Child Protection Act are not eligible to apply. A copy of a valid Working with Children Clearance must be presented at Interview.  

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.  

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result. 

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. If you would like to know more, or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email .

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Position Description

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