UNIT GROUP 2246 LIBRARIANS
LIBRARIANS 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.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia:

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.

Tasks Include:

    • 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

Occupation:

224611 Librarian


224611 LIBRARIAN

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