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Resource Assistant (Library)

Human Resource Advisers
Contract Part Time
12 days ago

Library Resource Services (LRS) team plays a
key role in providing effective access to
electronic and print information resources for
use by the QUT community.

Resource Assistants perform a range of tasks
associated with the acquisition and cataloguing
of online and print monograph and serial library
resources for the Library collection to facilitate
access and retrieval by Library clients. They
also process QUT Readings, along with other
resources for inclusion in the Library’s digital
repository collections.

This position reports to the Resource Team
Leader (RTL) in LRS for supervision, workload
management and for Performance Planning
and Review (PPR).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Place, monitor, and maintain orders (for
print and online monographs and serials)
and claim overdue material to ensure fast

and complete supply and compliance with
licence conditions.

  • Accession received material and process
electronic invoices from suppliers into the
Library Services Platform (Alma).
  • Process invoices on the Library’s system
for payment by the University’s finance
system and QUT corporate card.
  • Obtain and process usage statistics and
assist with the evaluation of Library
  • Process student readings (QUT Readings)
and other resources for inclusion in the
Library’s digital repository collections in
compliance with copyright requirements.
  • Undertake copy cataloguing of resources
and maintain catalogue records.
  • Collect and process binding to ensure the
collection is complete, well maintained and
available to Library clients, in accordance
with health and safety procedures.
  • Communicate with Library staff, clients and
vendors on issues related to ordering and
supply and preparation of digital repository
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in
and assist with effective performance of
LRS projects and activities
  • Compliance with health and safety policies,
procedures, hazard reporting and safe work

To ensure job flexibility the successful
appointee may be required to:

  • perform any other duties as nominated by

the University consistent with the relevant
classification descriptors detailed in the
Enterprise Agreement. Staff undertaking
any new duties will receive training;

  • participate in job rotation or multiskilling in
consultation with their supervisor;
  • work across campuses.

Type of appointment
This appointment will be offered on an
ongoing, part-time (25.375 hours per week)


Kelvin Grove campus.

Selection Criteria
1. Education, training, and/or relevant

experience equivalent to the completion of
a Diploma in Library Studies (Library

Technician) with relevant library work

2. Well-developed communication and
interpersonal skills, and a commitment to
providing a high level of client service.

3. Ability to work independently and
contribute effectively in a team
environment with a focus on efficient and
improved work practices.

4. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks
with a high level of accuracy and attention
to detail, and organise workload to achieve
desired work outcomes and meet

5. Demonstrated problem-solving and
analytical skills, and the ability to apply
theoretical knowledge and techniques to a
range of procedures and tasks.

6. Demonstrated digital literacy skills
including the ability to use the back-end of
automated library systems (especially
Alma), and experience with standard
software packages.

Remuneration and Benefits

The classification for this position is Higher
Education Worker Level 4 (HEW4) which has
an annual remuneration range of $76,919 to
$80,897 pa (full-time equivalent). Which is
inclusive of an annual salary range of $64,998
to $68,359 pa (full-time equivalent), 17%
superannuation, and leave loading.

Beyond personal and professional fulfilment, a
career at QUT brings a broad range of tangible
benefits. With competitive remuneration
including superannuation, the University offers
real and generous benefits.

QUT is a high quality and flexible organisation
that is proud of its excellent employment
conditions which include but are not limited to:

  • Reduced working year scheme
  • Parental leave provisions
  • Study support encompassing leave and
financial assistance
  • Comprehensive professional development
  • Salary Packaging

Further benefits can be found at the Life at
QUT page.

Information for applicants

The position is open to applicants who have
ongoing work rights in Australia. In support of
our strategic priority of Indigenous Australian
success, Aboriginal Australians and Torres

Strait Islander people are encouraged to

For further information about the position,
please contact Donna Powell, Resource
Team Leader on (07) 3138 5574; or for
further information about working at QUT
contact Human Resources on (07) 3138

Candidates who are interested in the position
are encouraged to apply even though they
may feel they are not strong on individual
selection criteria.

In assessing merit, the panel will take into
consideration “performance or achievement
relative to opportunity”. We recognise that
many staff today have a range of personal
circumstances, and career histories that
challenge traditional ideas of a staff
member. This may mean, for example,
prioritising the quality of achievement rather
than the quantity, as considerations of part-
time employment, career interruptions and
significant periods of leave are taken into
account when assessing performance or

How to Apply
For further information and to apply, please
visit for reference
number 22745.

When applying for this position we encourage
you to upload your response to the selection

Applications close 18 August 2022

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $64,997
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $71,172
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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