Site Resources Assistant x 2

Site Resources Assistant x 2

University Library

Reference Number: 2113/1018C

  • An opportunity to join the University of Sydney’s Library, to provide high quality customer service to all library clients
  • Located at Camperdown/ Darlington Campus
  • 2 x continuing, part time roles, $28,445 p.a. plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney Library offers a wide range of high-quality information services to University students, staff and the community to support their learning, teaching, research and scholarship endeavors. The Library supports the University to achieve its internationally recognised research and scholarship profile by providing access to high quality print and electronic information resources and information management services. Library staff work in partnership with the academic community to provide convenient access to high quality information resources. Library environments provide highly valued technology, enriching learning spaces and 24/7 opening hours.

The Library provides services under four major divisions:

  • Central Services
  • Site Services
  • Academic Services
  • Access Services

The Site Services division manages non-digital resources, membership, loan and information enquiries and provides management of the Library’s physical environment and study spaces across multiple sites. The team provide innovative and technology enabled support services across multiple sites; including in-person and online advisory, outreach and student engagement activities.

As Site Resources Assistant, you will enjoy a multi-faceted role supporting clients to access services and information resources (at various library sites). You will ensure that print collections are in good order, assist with a range of collection maintenance tasks, participating in digitisation activities and contributing to the upkeep of learning spaces and client equipment. 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Site Resources Assistant who:

  • Excellent customer service skills, working in a busy environment
  • Great team working skills
  • An ability to grasp new tasks quickly
  • Effective time management skills

Flexibility is essential, with staff working across the various library locations and delivering service in the evening and on weekends. The University Library reserves the right to transfer or rotate the location of this position to any of its Library sites based on workloads, professional development or business needs. Experience of working in a library or learning support environment is desirable.

This is a position where your contribution can truly make a difference to the effective operation of library services.  We very much look forward to receiving your application.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number 2113/1018C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing Date: 11:30pm 18 November 2018

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

Job region
The University of Sydney
Part time
$28,445 p.a. plus superannuation
Closing date
Sunday 18 November 2018