Local Studies Librarian

Wollongong City Council offers not only jobs but careers. If you are looking for a career with a variety of opportunities, the chance to make a difference and add value to the community, we have a lot to offer!  

Permanent | Part Time | 14 hours per week 
Salary from $1,383 per week (pro-rata) plus superannuation  
(Depending on qualifications and experience) 
Recruitment No 18179   

Do you thrive on innovation and collaboration?  

The Role

We are looking for an experienced person with a passion for everything ‘local’ to join the Local Studies team. The team is responsible for building and maintaining the valuable Local Studies collection, using available technologies to maximise access to the collection and working together to deliver excellent customer service. We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic person to work collaboratively with staff and engage with the community to develop collections and services; and deliver programs that promote the Local Studies collection. You will also be expected to work across any of the libraries’ customer service points.
This is a part-time position working 14 hours per week and will include day, evening and weekend shifts as rostered. 

Please note that under Part 2, Section 6 of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, this position has been designated as requiring a paid NSW Working with Children Check.


Enjoy all the benefits of a major city balanced with a relaxed coastal lifestyle! Wollongong City Council supports and encourages career development, personal and professional growth, appreciates the importance of work/life balance, recognises and rewards performance and embraces change.

How to Apply

For this role, you are required to address each of the selection criteria in a separate written document and attach to your application. Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this role.

For further information regarding this position contact Hilary Powell, Local Studies Team Leader Librarian on (02) 4227 7529 or access the information pack via our website.

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close at 12 midday on Monday 19 November 2018

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.


Job region
Wollongong City Council
Part time
Salary from $1,383 per week (pro-rata) plus superannuation
Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.
Closing date
Monday 19 November 2018