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Australian Professional Associations

Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA): www.alia.org.au

What roles do librarians and information specialists undertake?
http://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/careers-libraries-and-information-management

LIS Employment Vacancies: Information is provided as to recent vacancies in the LIS employment sector.  ALIA members can sign up to a weekly e-newsletter to receive a listing of current employment opportunities.  Some overseas positions are advertised here.
http://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/lis-employment-vacancies

Career Development Advice: ALIA members can access a Career and Professional Development Advisory Service as well as receiving tips of writing curriculum vitae (CV).
http://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/lis-employment-and-career-advice

Working in the LIS field beyond Australia: Do you want to travel overseas and work in the LIS field?  Will my qualifications be acceptable?  This page provides advice on how to determine if your qualifications are acceptable in some overseas countries.
http://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/overseas-qualification-recognition-and-widened-eligibility

Industrial Relations Advice: ALIA members have access to the Association's industrial relations advisory service.  Advice may include salary levels, awards and agreements and worker's rights in the workplace.
http://www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers/industrial-relations

ALIA Groups: ALIA special groups are formed by members.  Some are geographically based while others are interest based.  Having contact or being a member of one or more of these groups may provide information about upcoming employment opportunities in an area of interest or location.https://www.alia.org.au/our-communities/alia-groups

ALIA New Graduates Group: Of special interest to new graduates or students is the ALIA New Graduates Group which has branches in each state and some regional areas.  Members do not have to have graduated to become a member. https://www.alia.org.au/groups/alia-new-graduates

Australian Law Librarians Association: The Australian Law Librarians' Association (ALLA) aims to promote a network for law librarians, provide forums for continuing education and advocate on behalf of the interests of legal libraries and librarians in Australia.

Overseas Professional Associations

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP): CILIP is the United Kingdom version of ALIA. Their mission is to:

  • promote and support the people who work to deliver their vision, and
  • be the leading voice for information, library and knowledge practitioners, working to advocate strongly, provide unity through shared values and develop skills and excellence.

Information on Jobs and Careers in the UK can be found at http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/jobs-and-careers-0

Positions available in the UK are available from LisJobnet.  An e-alert service is available to receive the week's new vacancies each Thursday (UK time).
http://www.lisjobnet.com/jobs/jobs/

American Library Association (ALA): The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.
www.ala.org  

In 1998 the ALA Council voted commitment to five Key Action Areas as guiding principles for directing the Association's energies and resources: Diversity, Equity of Access, Education and Continuous Learning, Intellectual Freedom, and 21st Century Literacy.

ALA JobLIST

ALA JobLIST Direct is an e-newsletter providing current employment opportunities.
http://joblist.ala.org/

Working in Archives or Records Management

Australian Society of Archivists:  Click on Employment from the top bar though you must be a member to access the employment page.  http://archiveslive.ning.com/

Records and Information Professionals Australasia 
http://marketplace.rimpa.com.au/index.php?a=5&b=213

Society of American Archivists – SAA Online Career Centre
http://www2.archivists.org/groups/saa-online-career-center

UK – Archives and Records Association
http://www.archives.org.uk/careers.html

ARMA International (US based records and management association)
http://w2.arma.org/r2/careers

National Archives of Australia
http://www.naa.gov.au/about-us/employment/

Archives and Records Association of NZ
http://www.aranz.org.nz/Site/resources/general/Vacancies_.aspx

NSW State Archives
http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/jobs/all-keywords/finance-services-and-innovation/all-organisations--entities/all-categories/all-locations/all-worktypes?divisionid=10

ACT Archives
http://www.archives.act.gov.au/functions/contact_us

Queensland State Archives
http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Victoria
http://prov.vic.gov.au/about-us/careers

South Australia
https://www.archives.sa.gov.au/content/contact-us

Western Australia
https://www.archives.sa.gov.au/content/contact-us

Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
https://www.linc.tas.gov.au/

Public Records NT
https://nt.gov.au/employ/for-employees-in-nt/northern-territory-government-jobs

Public Records Offices

NSW State Records
https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-state-records

ACT Territory Records Office
http://www.jobs.act.gov.au/

Queensland State Archives
http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Public Records Office Victoria
http://prov.vic.gov.au/about-us/careers

State Records of South Australia
https://www.archives.sa.gov.au/content/contact-us

State Records Office of Western Australia
http://www.sro.wa.gov.au/about-us/contact-details

Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office
https://www.linc.tas.gov.au/

Public Records NT
https://nt.gov.au/employ/for-employees-in-nt/northern-territory-government-jobs

 

National, State, Territory & Local Governments

Federal Government 
https://www.apsjobs.gov.au/

Australian Capital Territory 
http://www.jobs.act.gov.au/

New South Wales 
http://jobs.nsw.gov.au/

Victoria 
http://www.vic.gov.au/employment-workplace.html

Queensland 
https://www.qld.gov.au/jobs/

Tasmania 
http://www.jobs.tas.gov.au/

South Australia 
http://www.vacancies.sa.gov.au/NOVPUblic/asp/public/Home.aspx

Western Australia 
http://www.jobs.wa.gov.au/

Northern Territory 
http://www.careers.nt.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Australian Local Government Job Directory
http://www.job-directory.com.au/

National, State and Territory Libraries

National Library of Australia 
http://nla.nga.net.au/cp/

Australian Capital Territory 
http://www.jobs.act.gov.au/

New South Wales 
http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/about/careers/index.html

Victoria 
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/about-us/work-library

Queensland 
http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/about-us/corporate/jobs

Tasmania 
http://www.jobs.tas.gov.au/

South Australia 
http://www.vacancies.sa.gov.au/NOVPUblic/asp/public/Home.aspx

Western Australia 
http://www.slwa.wa.gov.au/about_us/who_we_are/employment

Northern Territory 
http://www.careers.nt.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Working as a Teacher Librarian in schools

Below are links to state-based sites which provide information on working in a school as a teacher librarian.  Job advertisements can also be found in commercial sites such as seek.com.  These sites may also include information on school administrative staff who work as school-based library assistants.

NSW and ACT

Victoria

Queensland

Tasmania

South Australia

Western Australia

Northern Territory

Technical and Further Education

TAFE NSW
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/jobs-with-tafe-nsw

Canberra Institute of Technology – CIT
https://cit.edu.au/about/employment

TAFE Queensland
http://tafeqld.edu.au/about-us/working-for-tafe/#.WC0Nf3oZzVE

TAFE Victoria
http://www.vta.vic.edu.au/employment-relations/jobs-in-tafe

TAFE South Australia
https://www.tafesa.edu.au/about-tafesa/jobs-at-tafesa

TAFE Western Australia
https://jobs.wa.gov.au/

TAFE Tasmania
http://www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/about/working-at-tastafe/

TAFE Northern Territory
https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/Search 

Universities

New South Wales

University of Sydney
http://sydney.edu.au/about-us/careers-at-sydney.html

University of New South Wales
http://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/

Macquarie University
http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/listing/

Western Sydney University
https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/employment

University of Wollongong
http://employment.uow.edu.au/index.html?ssSourceSiteId=UOW_Main

University of Newcastle
http://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/jobs-at-uon

University of New England
http://www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une

Charles Sturt University
http://www.csu.edu.au/jobs

Southern Cross University
http://scu.edu.au/jobs/

Notre Dame University
http://www.nd.edu.au/nav-staff-and-future-staff/jobs-at-notre-dame

Australian Catholic University
http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/our_university/careers_at_acu

Australian Capital Territory

Australian National University
http://www.anu.edu.au/jobs

University of Canberra
http://www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/work-at-uc/vacancies/all

Queensland

University of Queensland
http://jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/listing/

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
http://www2.qut.edu.au/jobs/

Griffith University
https://www.griffith.edu.au/future-staff

University of Southern Queensland
http://www.usq.edu.au/hr/jobs

University of Central Queensland
https://www.cqu.edu.au/about-us/structure/organisation/jobs-at-cquniversity

James Cook University
https://www.jcu.edu.au/jobs

University of the Sunshine Coast
http://www.usc.edu.au/connect/work-at-usc

Bond University
https://bond.edu.au/about-bond/careers-bond

Victoria

University of Melbourne
http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers

Monash University
http://www.monash.edu/jobs

Royal Melbourne University of Technology (RMIT)
http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/employment-opportunities

LaTrobe University
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs

Deakin University
http://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/work-at-deakin

Federation University
http://careers.federation.edu.au/caw/en/listing/

South Australia

University of Adelaide
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/jobs/

University of South Australia (UniSA)
http://www.unisa.edu.au/About-UniSA/Working-at-UniSA/

Flinders University
http://www.flinders.edu.au/employment/

Torrens University
http://www.torrens.edu.au/careers

Western Australia

University of Western Australia (UWA)
http://www.jobs.uwa.edu.au/

Curtin University
http://about.curtin.edu.au/jobs/

Murdoch University
http://www.murdoch.edu.au/About-us/Careers-at-Murdoch/

Edith Cowan University (ECU)
http://www.ecu.edu.au/employment-opportunities/overview

University of Notre Dame
http://www.nd.edu.au/jobs/fremantle.shtml

Tasmania
 
http://www.utas.edu.au/jobs

Northern Territory
 
http://www.cdu.edu.au/ohrs/jobsatcdu.html 

Job Search Providers

Teacher Job Search Providers

Teacher Librarian positions may also be advertised on the Job Search Providers sites below.

Teachers.on.net

http://www.teachers.on.net/about_us.php

Teaching Overseas

International Baccalaureate Schools: The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student.  Our four programmes for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.  Founded in 1968, we currently work with 3,677 schools in 146 countries to develop and offer four challenging programmes to over 1,140,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.
http://www.ibo.org/jobs/staff/

Council of International Schools: The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a global non-profit membership organisation that provides services to schools, higher education institutions and individuals focused on international education.  Our core services are School Accreditation, School Educator Recruitment and Leadership Search, and Higher Education Services that facilitate linkages between schools and colleges and universities.
 http://www.cois.org/page.cfm?p=1105

Academics International: Academics Ltd is recruitment service available for qualified teachers applying to work in the UK or overseas no matter where you are currently based. 

Search Associates: For more than 23 years, we've been assisting thousands of teachers, administrators, counsellors, librarians and interns find jobs in hundreds of quality international schools and have become the largest and most successful recruitment organization in international education.
http://www.searchassociates.com/

The International Educator: The International Educator (TIE) is a non-profit organization committed to matching the best educators with the best international schools around the world.
http://www.tieonline.com/

Library Specific Job Search Sites

Zenith: Zenith is a leading employment agency in the information management field. Once you register with Zenith, a Job Alert notification email can be sent directly to you.  Employment opportunities can be searched by job title, location or date posted. 
http://www.zenmgt.com/search-for-jobs

The One Umbrella: The One Umbrella specialises in the provision of information management staff.  They were formally three divisions: Library Locums, Qualified Records People and Knowledge People. Employment opportunities can be searched using keywords, classification, work type, location, and salary or using combined criteria. A Job Alert email service is available as well as the provision of a Resume Submission service where employers may browse resumes when looking for to fill staff vacancies.
www.clarius.com.au 

Library Jobs:  Library Jobs provides a job search facility as well as free weekly newsletter. Employment opportunities can be searched by job classification and/or location. Library Jobs can be followed on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. http://www.libraryjobs.com.au/

General Job Search Providers

SEEK: Enquiries regarding employment opportunities can be made using a variety of criteria including job classification, geographic location, and salary range. Seek provides Advice & Tips on aspects of applying for positions.  These include salaries according to various job classification, resume writing, writing cover letters, interview tips, and negotiating skills. An alert service is available which provides a daily email of new jobs. 
www.seek.com.au

My Career 
mycareer.com.au

My Career offers a search capability though using keywords, sectors, and location.  An advanced search option is available.  Enquirers are able to Browse Jobs in a variety of sectors or search for specific companies.

A job alert service is available.

The site provides links to advice on cover letter preparation, resume advice, job interviews, career development, and salaries.

CareerOne 
 www.careerone.com.au

Careerone offers an employment search function (with advanced search available).  Jobs can be searched by title, skills, keywords and/or location

Career advice is provided on cover letter preparation, resume preparation, interview skills, salaries, and career development.

Indeed 
 http://au.indeed.com/

Indeed provides a limited job search facility using job title, keyword, or company name.  A desired location can also be entered. Resumes can be posted on the site.

CSU CareerHub – Careers & Employment Online

https://www.csu.edu.au/jobs/vacancies

CSU students and graduates can search for:

  • Employment opportunities: graduate, vacation, international, degree related jobs, work experience and employment scholarships
  • Upcoming events: career development workshops, employer recruitment presentations and industry networking events
  • Career resources: fact sheets, links, news and faqs
  • Appointment with a Career Development Officer

CSU CareerWise Timeline      
http://student.csu.edu.au/study/careers/timeline/first-year

Be CareerWise.  This site aids in the development of skills and abilities additional to university study which can enhance your career prospects.  It can help to resolve problems with study or motivation which can arise from career indecision.

The site offers links for students in first year, middle years and their final year.

Contact a Careers Development Officer http://student.csu.edu.au/study/careers/contacts

Appointments with a Career Development Officer must be made online or via CareerHub. Email and phone enquiries are welcome.  Information on booking a careers service appointment can be found at: http://student.csu.edu.au/study/careers/workshops/appointments