Information Librarian Casual

Macquarie University
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$58.17
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Exciting opportunities exist for Information Librarian Casuals to join our dynamic team.

• From $58.17 (HEW 5) per hour (Including casual loading and 10.5% super) • Based at Wallumattagal campus, North Ryde.


Macquarie University Library is seeking applications from qualified and experienced librarians interested in joining our casual team. The Information Librarian Casual role provides frontline reference and basic research support, particularly via chat, phone and online queries. You will contribute to the provision of excellent library service by supporting clients as they seek to access library services, information and resources.

We require client focused staff who would be available to work during weekdays, evenings and weekend shifts on a casual basis, sometimes at short notice. Knowledge and experience in using Springshare products such as LibChat and LibGuides would be an advantage.

How to Apply: Those interested are requested to submit a copy of your CV, and a written response of up to 2 pages maximum addressing the following criteria. Please also indicate your availability to work flexibly across the Library's opening hours.

Selection Criteria:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in library, information science or related discipline
  • Experience in and a strong commitment to client service, particularly in an online environment
  • Skill and experience in evaluating and responding to client information and resource needs
  • Knowledge of how to use research and resource discovery tools
  • Ability to follow procedures and referral principles with high attention to detail
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills in both physical and online environments
  • Please provide the details of two referees who can be contacted if you are shortlisted.

    Enquiries: Role enquiries should be directed to David Di Muro at [email protected]

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, [email protected], MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    12/02/2023 11:59 PM

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