Major Group: 2 - Professionals | Sub-Major Group: 22 - Business, Human Resource and Marketing Professionals | Minor Group: 224 - Information and Organisation Professionals | Unit Group: 2246 - Librarians
Description: Develops, organises and manages library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 1 : Occupations at Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Multicultural Services Librarian
Special Needs Librarian
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT GROUP 2246: LIBRARIANS
Description: Develop, organise and manage library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required.
developing and implementing library and information policies and services
examining publications and materials, interviewing publishers' representatives, and consulting with others to select library materials
reviewing, evaluating and modifying services in response to user needs
providing assistance to clients in accessing library resources
managing library systems for recording and organising library holdings, acquisitions and purchases, reader registrations and loan transactions, and supervising indexing, filing and retrieval activities
managing inter-library loan systems and information networks
undertaking information research activities on behalf of clients
selecting, ordering, classifying and cataloguing library and information resources
monitoring collection development and culling programs
supervising and training other library staff
may plan and direct library promotion and outreach activities