Library Services and Collections Technician - Re-advertised (NSW)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
 Library Services and Collections Coordinator
Contact Number
02 6801 4501
Dubbo, NSW


Library Services and Collections Technician - Re-advertised

Job No: DRC437 | Location: Dubbo

About Dubbo

Dubbo is a dynamic, regional city in the centre of New South Wales. Offering the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city.  In Dubbo you can enjoy a quality lifestyle with affordable housing, career opportunities, high-quality health, educational and professional services.  Dubbo’s economic diversity provides a strong foundation for city development and employment.  Dubbo is located in the Great Western Plains region of NSW, and is on the intersection of major routes for road, rail and air transport. Dubbo offers direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle and Canberra. 

About the Role

Do you have experience in developing innovative digital and literacy programs for young people?  The position supports the development of library and information services and collections that enhance community engagement, lifelong learning and cultural aspirations. The position is responsible for planning and developing innovative programmes for a range of identified customer and client groups as well as assisting in the development of collections across the region.

Key areas of accountability for this position include:

  • Deliver high quality, interactive and innovative library services and programs.

  • Deliver high quality customer service

  • Support the development of library collections

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Diploma in Library and Information Services recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)

  • Demonstrated experience in developing community focused library services and programmes.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of literacy and digital program development.

  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge of literature for children and young people.

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team environment.

Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Experience in developing and implementing staff training programs.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

A Pre-employment assessment is required for the role of Library Services and Collections Technician. Please see the attached Job Demands.

A working with children check is required for this position.

Salary: $66,784 - $77,614 per annum plus superannuation 

Closing Date: 5.00pm on Wednesday 13 February 2019

Enquiries: Library Services and Collections Coordinator - 026801 4501

How to Apply:

1. Please fill out the questions in the application page here

2. On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.

3. Please note that once you start to complete your application, you cannot save it and return to it later. We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you are ready.

4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application.