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224611 - Librarian

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

Specialisations

    • Acquisitions Librarian
    • Audiovisual Librarian
    • Bibliographer
    • Cataloguer
    • Children's Librarian
    • Corporate Librarian
    • Legal Librarian
    • Multicultural Services Librarian
    • Parliamentary Librarian
    • Reference Librarian
    • Special Librarian
    • Special Needs Librarian

Skills Assessment Authority

VETASSESS

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2292-11 Librarian

Group: 2246 Librarians

Description

develop, organise and manage library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services.
Teacher-Librarians are excluded from this unit group. Teacher-Librarians are included in Minor Group 241 School Teachers.

Tasks

    • 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

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.

Occupations in this Group

    • 224611 Librarian

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