Reference Librarian (VLA3)

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 10/07/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $73,444 - $95,041

Occupation: Information Management

Reference: VG/0331

Reference: VG/0331

Occupation: Information Management

Salary Range: $73,444 - $95,041

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Exciting opportunity to join Victoria Legal Aid in the role of Reference Librarian.

  • Part time (0.8FTE) ongoing position
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $73,444 - $95,041 (pro rata) plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the role:
In this role you will be responsible for providing reference and research services to VLA staff and members of the public, including assessing available information sources to meet client information needs, recording and reporting on reference enquiries and meeting various quality measures.

Taking a continuous improvement approach to your work, you will evaluate reference services and client satisfaction to make recommendations on service delivery, manage operational library functions, and educate VLA staff and other users to effectively access and use the collection.

About you:
You are a qualified Librarian with a strong commitment to providing positive client services, and experience working in a law library. Along with your highly developed technical skills, you have the ability to develop and deliver effective training to various stakeholders to improve the access and utility of library resources, and contribute positively to team operations.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 1000 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements under a hybrid work model, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

VLA employees are required to comply with the Victorian Minister for Health's mandatory vaccination orders and therefore must be vaccinated against COVID-19. It is also a requirement that staff attend for office-based days at their primary work location. In line with this requirement, interstate applications will be considered only where the candidate is able and willing to relocate to Victoria, unless part of a border community.

VLA is committed to putting the safety and wellbeing of children first.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Rachelle Summers, Library Manager on (03) 9269 0128.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 10 July 2022

Reference Librarian (VLA3)

Job type:

Part time

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Rachelle Summers, Library Manager | (03) 9269 0128

Reference Librarian (VLA3)