Library Assistant Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samata Billa, Talent Acquisition Partner
Contact Number
Liverpool City Council, NSW


Library Assistant Programs

1x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, days per week (Monday-Sunday Bandwidth)
: $61,914.64 - $67,611.92 + super
Closing Date: 22nd July 2024

About Us:

Liverpool is a vibrant city that lies in the heart of Greater Western Sydney. With a total of 42 suburbs and a population of 223,000 coming from different birthplaces, Liverpool is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working with Liverpool City Council offers a wealth of professional opportunities as we are on an exciting journey to become Sydney’s third CBD and one of the fastest growing regions over the next decade. With the construction of Western Sydney Airport and the development of Liverpool`s city centre as an innovative health, education, and lifestyle precinct, there has never been a more exciting time to work in Liverpool City. Liverpool is experiencing significant growth from urban release development and from redevelopment in established areas as it continues to provide outstanding levels of service to its wonderfully diverse community.

About This Role:

We are seeking a programs assistant who has a passion for engaging with people, a strength in delivering vibrant public programs and a love of literacy and storytelling. Library Assistant Programs is an integral role in the Outreach and Programs team and keeps our function moving while delivering excellent service.

  • You will facilitate programs across key focus areas each week for a range of audiences including children, youth and adults, as well as supporting the team with outreach, administration, planning and development.
  • You will also deliver quality customer service and reader’s advisory. You will have strong skills in communication, technology and organisation to support the team in the delivery of exceptional programs and outreach initiatives. 
  • The position is based at the newly opened Yellamundie Library and is required to provide face to face customer services across the library and its branches.

About You:

The successful applicant will have:

  • Minimum Certificate III in Library and Information Services or working towards
  • Experience working in a public library and a customer service environment.
  • Proven experience in the facilitation and provision of quality Adult, Youth &/or Children’s Programs.
  • Storytelling skills and ability to facilitate hands on activities with children, youth, adults, seniors and community groups.
  • Knowledge of and interest in children’s, youth and/or adult literature.
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Strong administration and customer service skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and capacity to engage and build rapport with adults, children, youth and carers.
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence. 

Benefits of Working With Us

  • Work in the newly opened Yellamundie Library
  • Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (Note: this is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year)
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Subsidised parking and a location that is also close to Liverpool station.
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including 2 Health and Wellbeing Leave and access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Access to a Fitness Passport membership. 

For further information about the position please contact Samata Billa, Talent Acquisition Partner at

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.

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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.