Children's & Young Adults Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Joanne Potter
Contact Number
02 9424 0116
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW


Children's & Young Adults Library Technician

Located 16 km's north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Council is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the role of Children's & Young Adults Library Technician to join our enthusiastic team within Library Services.

Reporting to the Children's & Young Adults Librarian, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the planning, promotion, presentation and evaluation of activities and programs for children and young adults that encourages reading and promotes literacy
  • Contribute to collection development for children's and young adults' resources
  • Provide responsive readers' advisory recommendations for library customers
  • Develop and implement a program of displays and events that reflect the interests of young people
  • Undertake desk shifts at service points on a rostered basis

Required experience & skills:

  • Qualification in Library and Information Science recognized for library technician membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Current Working with Children Check (WWCC) (for Paid workers)
  • Demonstrated experience organising and presenting engaging programs to children and young adults within clearly established standards, practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated knowledge of children's and young adult literature and popular culture
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment
  • Effective oral and written communication, and interpersonal, skills

How to apply:

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more Contact Joanne Potter on 02 9424 0116

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 23 July 2021

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer