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Local Studies Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anna Namuren, Local Studies Team Leader
Contact Number
(02) 8711 7597
Liverpool City Council,, NSW


Local Studies Officer

  • Organisation Unit: Library Info Museum Services
  • Location: Liverpool City Library, Liverpool
  • Package: $69,384.92 - $76,028.11
  • Tenure: 1 x Permanent Full Time, 35 Hours, 5 days per week (across a 7 day Monday-Sunday bandwidth)
  • Closing: 18 March 2021

As Local Studies Officer, you will support the services and programs which help to document, preserve and share Liverpool’s rich cultural heritage and history with the community.

Reporting to the Local Studies Team Leader, you will be based at Liverpool City Library. The position responsibilities include responding to local and family history enquiries, indexing local newspapers, cataloguing archival material, assisting with the creation of research content, supporting innovative engagement programs with the public and direct customer service.  Regular weekend and night work are required for the role.

Your experience in undertaking research tasks, working with history and heritage stakeholders and demonstrating an understanding of collection management systems, preservation and digitisation principles will help to enhance the services provided by Liverpool City Library.

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information about the position please contact Anna NamurenLocal Studies Team Leader on (02) 8711 7597. 

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application. 

Click here for a copy of the position description

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

 To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.


Library Information Technology Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Linda Horswell
Contact Number
(02) 9978 4017
Mosman Council , NSW


Library Information Technology Officer

  • Located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour with public transport at door
  • Full-time opportunity with evening and weekend shifts
  • Salary from $73,219 to $91,071 pa + super

Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. The recruitment and selection of talented staff committed to giving back to the community is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it.

About the Job

We are seeking an energetic, customer focussed and experienced library IT specialist to be responsible for the effective operation of the Library’s Information Technology systems.

Located at Barry O'Keefe Library and reporting to the Team Leader Library Resources, you will be responsible for:

  • Operation and maintenance of the Library’s IT resources and Library Management System
  • Administration of Council’s Digital Asset Management System (Cumulus)
  • Liaison with the key staff in Shorelink Libraries and library management system vendor
  • Assisting the Council Web Team with maintenance and updating Council’s website
  • Provision of quality information and lending services to the Library’s clients

About you

To succeed in this position you will:  

  • Have experience with operation and maintenance of Library Management Systems and IT equipment including public access internet and wi-fi, PC booking systems, RFID systems and digital asset management systems
  • Have experience with web technologies, including HTML and CSS, and with using a content management system to update websites
  • Be committed to quality customer service and teamwork
  • Have relevant tertiary qualifications in Library/Information Science or equivalent relevant qualification
  • Be available to work on weekend and evening shifts

Mosman Council offers employees a professional and flexible working environment. We take pride in having a supportive and progressive workplace culture. Mosman Council has been formally recognised as an exceptional place to work, winning the Voice Project’s Best Workplace Award for 2019.

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you need to complete your application in one sitting, as you cannot save it and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position, including proof of entitlement to work and 100 point identification. Click here for a list of acceptable proof of identity documents. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Linda Horswell on (02) 9978 4017 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Closing Date:    Wednesday 17 March 2021, 11:30 pm 

Previous applicants need not apply. 

Mosman Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.


Library Trainee

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kerry-Ann Prideaux, Library Customer Service Team Leader
Contact Number
02 9391 7944 during business hours
Woollahra Council, NSW


Library Trainee

Reference Number: S100-21-719

Closing Date: 21-03-2021

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Traineeship)

  • 12 month contract, 35 hours per week + RDO every 3 weeks
  • Up to $46,071.72 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Join the Woollahra Libraries team to kick start your Library career!

About the role

Woollahra Council is seeking to employ an enthusiastic Library Trainee to join our Woollahra Libraries team and undertake a fixed term 12 month traineeship on a permanent full-time basis. 

In this entry-level role, you will learn about all areas of Library Services from delivering high quality customer service, to assisting in the day-to-day operation of the library and participating in cross-team projects across the Library network.

In addition to the on-the-job training, you will be required to complete a Certificate III or Certificate IV in Information and Cultural Services. You will complete your TAFE studies both online and face to face at your selected TAFE campus.

The position is primarily based at the Double Bay Library however, you may also be required to work at the Paddington and Watsons Bay Libraries on occasion. 

About you

To be successful in the role, you will be a self-motivated individual that thrives in a team environment, is committed to providing a high level of customer service and is passionate about libraries.

You must have completed a School Certificate or Higher School Certificate, but be otherwise unqualified (you must not have previously completed a University Degree or TAFE qualification). You will also be willing to work full time whilst undertaking the relevant TAFE studies. 

Essential Criteria

  • Willingness to enrol in Cert III or Cert IV in Information and Cultural Services.
  • Cannot have previously completed a tertiary qualification, such as university or TAFE.
  • Enthusiastic and personable approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills including Word, Excel and Internet services.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the physical requirements of the position.
  • Hold a current Working With Children check.

How to Apply

  • Apply on line by clicking the link below or got to
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to 
  • For further information about the role, please contact Kerry-Ann Prideaux, Library Customer Service Team Leader on 02 9391 7944 during business hours.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE: 11:59PM Sunday, 21st March 2021
Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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Library Mobile Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Moree Plains Shire Council, NSW


Library Mobile Services Coordinator

Job No: 132874 | Location: Moree

  • Exciting opportunity for a highly organised, customer-centric individual
  • Join a supportive Local Council recognised as an 'Employer of Choice'
  • Salary circa $53,544.40 - $57,579.60 PLUS super PLUS additional benefits including salary sacrificing options, uniform allowance and regular RDOs!

About the Opportunity

Moree Plains Shire Council now has a newly created opportunity for a Library Mobile Services Coordinator to join their Community Library team in Moree, Northern NSW, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Queensland border. 

Reporting to the Moree Library Coordinator, you will primarily be responsible for coordinating a mobile service that delivers general customer and library services and delivering programs and associated activities to support key areas of the council.

This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours per week, 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday, driving the new council van approx. 20 hours/3 days a week.

More specifically, your day-to-day responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Participate in day to day activities of the library including: circulation services, shelving
  • Provide library circulation services to customers of the mobile service
  • Process information requests and payments from customers and forward queries to relevant MPSC team members
  • Coordinate the maintenance, presentation and rotation of library stock for the mobile service
  • Provide customers with basic education & assistance in using online catalogue, databases and other resources available
  • Develop and support programs and initiatives that foster social inclusion for users of the Mobile Service
  • Cooperate with Council to assist the organisation comply with the obligations under the Workplace Health & Safety Act and the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
  • Undertake other relevant duties as directed, consistent with the employee’s skill, competence and training

To read the full position description, click here.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will ideally possess a Certificate IV in Library and Information Services and have demonstrated experience in a customer service role. Other relevant qualifications and experience, such as delivering programs and events, will also be highly regarded.

You will need to be an enthusiastic and highly organised worker with fantastic customer services skills. Your ability to adapt and maintain flexibility in an environment of continuous change, will be essential to your success in the role.

As you will be delivering various programs and presentations, you will need to be confident in your ability to present and communicate key information in a way that is easily comprehendible for audiences of varying knowledge and abilities. You must demonstrate highly developed customer service skills and be a strong communicator who is able to engage effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, including children.

Please note: You will be required to obtain a valid class 'C' Australian driver's licence and a Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $53,544.40 - $57,579.60 plus supernegotiable based on your qualifications and experience.

You will also gain access to an outstanding range of additional benefits, including:

  • 9.5% superannuation;
  • A rostered day off every 3 weeks;
  • Salary sacrificing options; and
  • Uniform allowance.

About the Organisation

Moree Plains Shire Council’s mission is to lead the way in fostering a healthy, positive and well-resourced community. Council is recognised as an Employer Of Choice and is committed to providing employees with a happy and healthy working life experience in order to foster a productive workforce.

Ideally nestled on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Moree is a town rich in culture, heritage, agriculture and natural assets with each component intertwining to define the characteristics of both the town and the community. With an old-world ambience, it offers a fantastic family-friendly lifestyle, affordable housing and plenty of infrastructure including cafes, restaurants, art galleries and more.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level - Apply Now!


Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alison Mudgway- Coordinator Library Services
Contact Number
08 9364 0124
City of Melville, WA


  • Organisational Unit: Community Development
  • Tenure: Permanent, Part Time
  • Location: City of Melville
  • Closing: 5 March 2021

Permanent, part time (19 hours per week), opportunity from $65,590-$78,007 per annum pro rata dependent on skills and experience (maximum salary of $85,417 including superannuation per annum pro rata).

We are seeking a talented individual to provide support to the City's libraries promoting and delivering a range of services that contribute to literacy and lifelong learning within the community.

The City of Melville has a bold vision for a more Creative Melville, one that will support and stimulate cultural life across our City. We want to realise our potential, strengthen our collection identity and empower our community through arts, programming, learning, information and creativity.

We are seeking people that are ready to advance this vision and help position Melville as a creative and cultural hub and take our services to an entirely new dynamic realm.

If this inspires you then we want your application.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in a library environment
  • Exceptional customer experience skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the organisation, facilitation and delivery of programs
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of library related technology and digital resources 

Essential and qualifications of the role:

  • Bachelors degree in Librarianship
  • Current Working With Children's Check
  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association 

How to apply, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter (no more than 1 page)
  • Current comprehensive resume
  • Copies of essential qualifications listed above 

We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

For further information, please contact: Alison Mudgway- Coordinator Library Services- 08 9364 0124

Applications Close: 4.00pm, Friday 5 March 2021. The City of Melville reserves the right to rescind/close the advertisement prior to this date. 


Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Rockhampton Regional Libraries, QLD


Library Assistant

  • Casual
  • Monday to Friday, Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • $65,544 - $70,089 pro rata (LGIA Stream A Level 2) + Superannuation
  • Location – Various 

Your new role 

Rockhampton Regional Libraries are looking for an energetic and customer focused Casual Library Assistant who knows what it means to work in a modern library. 

You will be enthusiastic and have great people skills while being responsible for providing quality customer service to diverse members of the community. You may work across a range of library areas in Client and Collection Services including circulation, technology assistance, processing, Home Delivery and shelving.

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

What we are looking for

  • Ability to work weekend and school holiday shifts across the any of our four libraries in the Rockhampton Region.
  • Highly effective communication skills to relate to children, teenagers, adults and seniors.
  • Passion for providing excellent customer service to the community.
  • An interest in public libraries, digital technologies, and a commitment to promoting reading literacy and lifelong learning.
  • Ability to undertake physical work that involves regular and repetitive movements.

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

1.     A 2-3 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;

2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting a positive image of Library Services and encourage increased Library usage.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies, their promotion and application in libraries, with a willingness to learn and support clients with their use.
  • Customer focus attributes including the ability to respond promptly and courteously to a diverse range of customers and service needs with a knowledge of library services, products, collections and self-service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and display a positive attitude as well as a willingness to be flexible with work locations and tasks. 

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Monday 15 March 2021 at Midnight (AEST)


Team Leader, Resources Librarian (Ongoing)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Julie Parkhouse
Contact Number
(02) 6285 6127 or (02) 6285 6215
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, NSW


Team Leader, Resources Librarian (Ongoing)

Applications closing on 15 March 2021, 09:00 AM

The Community and Education branch is looking for an experienced and qualified person to undertake the duties of the full-time Team Leader, Resources Librarian.

This position is required to manage and maintain library IT systems such as the Library management system (Libero), RFID, public Wifi and provide public PC access. Extensive knowledge of computers and Library software will be essential in this role. 

The successful candidate will also manage collections and resources, including acquisitions, cataloguing and collection maintenance. A key focus will be mentoring and leading library staff to provide a high level of customer service in three branches located in the communities of Queanbeyan, Braidwood and Bungendore. The role will also coordinate the Home Library Service and Mobile Service within the Queanbeyan-Palerang region. 

Contact Officers 

Julie Parkhouse on (02) 6285 6127 or Adelaide Nye on (02) 6285 6215

How to apply

Your application must include:

  • Resume including contact details of at least two referees.  Referees can be from paid, voluntary or work experience; the referee should be able to comment on your work related attributes
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of your claims for the role against the Functional Capabilities. Applicants that do not address the functional capabilities may not be considered for the position
  • Drivers License or a form of ID
  • Copies of supporting documentation

Click here to access the Application Pack(PDF, 215KB)

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from multicultural and Aboriginal people. Council employees enjoy free parking, a dynamic, safe and healthy workplace, smoke, alcohol and drug free working environment. Council has in place a Sustainability Policy and is committed and working towards achieving sustainability outcomes (environmental, social, financial and governance) in all our operations and activities.


Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cheryl Mechkaroff (HR Coordinator)
Contact Number
03 5833 3300 or email:
Goulburn Valley Grammar School, VIC

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Library Assistant

  • Location: Goulburn Valley Grammar School, VIC
  • Tenure: Full-time position
  • Contact:  Cheryl Mechkaroff - HR Coordinator
  • Phone: 03 5833 3300
  • Email:

Goulburn Valley Grammar School is seeking candidates who possess excellent communication skills and have a genuine interest in supporting student learning



  • Capacity and enthusiasm to provide assistance to students from Years 5-12, and the teaching staff
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A genuine commitment to continuous professional growth
  • Must have current WWC check or VIT registration

Highly desirable:

  • Previous library experience
  • Certificate in Library and Information Services or a willingness to complete suitable training

For further information and to apply please go to our website

Applications close 5.00 PM Monday 15 March 2021

Digital and IT Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Peter Huynh, Information Technology Team Leader
Contact Number
City of Yarra, VIC


Digital and IT Officer

  • Job no: 494697
  • Work type: Part time
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Categories: Community, Information Technology, Services

Digital and IT Support Officer

  • Part-Time Temporary
  • Thursday and Friday -14 hours per week (March 2021 -  18 February 2022) 
  • Band 4A $65,449.56 + Super

Yarra Libraries is looking for an enthusiastic, customer-focussed individual to join the Library Technology Team and play an active role in the delivery of day to day IT/Digital Support.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in troubleshooting hardware, software and network related issues in a complex multi-site ICT environment
  • Knowledge in digital technologies
  • Confidence in providing support and training to colleagues and library customers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service experience 
  • Commitment to working collaboratively and in a supportive team environment.

Yarra Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in
the lives of our staff and our community.

For further information contact Peter Huynh, Information Technology Team Leader at or see the Position Description below.

Position Description:  Digital and IT Support Officer - Band 4 - Position Description.pdf

Applications close at 11.55 pm on 8 March 2021.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: 24 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 08 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Customer Experience Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sue Flett, Cranbourne Library Branch Manager or Melissa Martin, General Manager Organisational Development
Contact Number
0437 307 434 or 0409 230 264
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC


Customer Experience Librarian

Cranbourne and Bunjil Place Libraries

Casey Cardinia Libraries are seeking an experienced Customer Experience Librarian for Cranbourne & Bunjil Place Libraries.

  • Part time, 21 hours per week
  • Band 5
  • Parental Leave backfill – 14 month contract March 2021- May 2022
  • Salary range between $40.2479 – $46.8052 per hour + super
  • Excellent opportunity for secondment

As part of the Leadership Team at Cranbourne and Bunjil Place Libraries you will assist with staffing, collections, adult programs, Information Services and facilities to help ensure that Cranbourne Library and Bunjil Place Library provides outstanding visitor experiences and build capacity in our communities.

This is a contract, part-time position at a Band 5 level (21 hours per week). It includes one evening shift per week, one Saturday shift in four weeks and one Sunday shift in eight weeks.

To be successful within this role, you will need to have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding CCL Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team-based environment
  • Deliver innovative and customer focused service consistent with CCL vision, values and objectives
  • Participate in the assessment, implementation and management of technology needs in the branch
  • Active training and support to other staff and community members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing library collections
  • The ability to foster partnerships with external organisations that extend the profile, brand and service reach for CCL beyond the four walls of the branch
  • Library qualifications conferring eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library & Information Association or lesser formal qualifications with relevant work skills & experience commensurate with the requirements of the work required

For further information please contact:

Sue Flett, Cranbourne Library Branch Manager on 0437 307 434 or Melissa Martin, General Manager Organisational Development on 0409 230 264.

Applications can be addressed to Melissa Martin and must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria in the position description.

Applications close at 3 pm on Wednesday 10th March 2021.

Email applications directly to

Interviews will be held on Monday 15th March 2021.

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