Graduate Library Officer

Adelaide, Australia
16 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the University Library at various campuses
  • Multiple vacancies at full-time, two (2) year fixed term contract
  • Salary range: $61,431- $69,442 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The University of South Australia Library supports the University’s teaching learning and research mission through provision of relevant information resources and associated services through five campus libraries and an Off-Campus Library Service.

As the Graduate Library Officer, you will develop the skills and knowledge to successfully undertake duties within the library and information science profession whilst undertaking rotations through various service areas of the Library. This role requires changes in the duties undertaken at intervals to provide you with opportunities to broaden your experience and allow the Library to respond to new university priorities.

Skills and Experience

To be eligible for this position, you will either be a recent Graduate from UniSA or expected completion by end of 2018 in a related discipline. This is a developmental position for those intending to undertake the UniSA’s Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management or have recently completed Postgraduate studies in Information Management. 

Your written, verbal and interpersonal skills will help you to quickly become a productive member of a cross-functional team and effectively communicate with other people at appropriate levels of the organisation. You will also be skilled at researching, analysing and summarising information using MS Office tools to thrive in this customer service oriented role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Amruta Das, Recruitment Consultant in Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1112.

Applications close: 5:00 pm Wednesday 25 April 2018


Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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