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Please email the SLAV office at slav@slav.org.au with brief details of the position being advertised, ensuring that you specify a closing date for applications, and the web address of any links you wish included. Adverts may be edited by SLAV to maintain brevity.

We refer our members to this page in our fortnightly enewsletter, thus bringing the information to a large audience. If you are not a member of the association, but would like to advertise a role, please contact the office for payment options.


Greensborough Secondary College is a Yr7-12 secondary college located in the city of Banyule. The school is is seeking a 0.8 Librarian for its modern library.

Interested persons may view some images of the library here.

Applications via Recruitment Online.

Any enquiries may be addressed to the Principal, Pauline Barker, on 9433 2666.

Teacher Librarian

Xavier College in Kew Melbourne is building a new Year 7 and 8 complex in preparation for our restructure in 2024 in which we will become 2 campuses. Last week the soil was turned for the new Year 7 and 8 building that will include a new Library surrounded by a beautiful garden and views opening in 2024.  The Senior Campus on Barkers Road Kew will be Year 7-12 and Junior Campus Nolan Avenue Kew K3-6.
We are looking for a Teacher Librarian to lead the charge in creating a fabulous Year 7 and 8 library program and space. In the interim, working in our Senior Library supporting our Year 7-10 Reading Program with the Senior English teachers.
Are you looking for a new opportunity to be part of creating a vibrant library for Year 7 and 8? To nurture a reading culture with exciting literary initiatives?
We are looking for creative, motivated, and passionate Teacher Librarians to join our library team. We are made up of Teacher librarians and Library Technicians and Assistants working together to provide a relevant and exciting collection within our library spaces.
2022 we have moved to a new Library Management System - Oliver
2022 we have developed a new Library SharePoint
2022 we are learning to create Library Guides using SharePoint
2022 we are collaborating with Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak with a literary initiative called, Your Voice. Eyes Open'.
2022 we launched the RED15 concept. Encouraging our Xavier school community of students, staff, and parents to read for 15 minutes a day.
2022 we have fortnightly Zines published
2022 we encourage Professional Development in your areas of interest.
If you are interested in having a conversation about joining our Library Team please contact:
0408 088 522

Library Assistant

Cornish College (Bangholme) is seeking a dynamic Library Assistant (part-time, 0.6 FTE - 22.8 hours) to help with the smooth operation of the Cornish Learning and Information Centre (CLIC), ensuring excellent customer service and efficient procedures.

For further information: https://www.cornishcollege.vic.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Library-Assistant-2022-2.pdf

To apply for this position, please write a letter to the Principal, Nicola Forrest, outlining your interest in the position and giving us an insight into who you are. Accompanying your letter should be your resume including contact information for three confidential referees and your personal response to the position description (preferably as one combined PDF file).

Applications should be submitted by 9.00am on Monday 30 May 2022 to: employment@cornishcollege.vic.edu.au

If you have any queries about the position, please contact Librarian, Natasha Tikomirova (natasha.tikhomirova@cornishcollege.vic.edu.au)

Library Technician

Gippsland Grammar provides an outstanding contemporary, holistic education where our community has a shared understanding of what we learn, how we learn and who we teach. Our School culture is centred around our core values of Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility and Respect and develops people of character who act with integrity and wisdom.

We are seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic individual to assist in the provision of library services in the Information Services Centre commencing as soon as possible.

The position is:

  • Ongoing part-time 0.8FTE position, 4 days per week
  • Supportive team environment, based at Garnsey Campus, Sale
  • Opportunity for further development
You will assist in the acquisition, organisation and maintenance of library resources, support staff and students in resource retrieval,support integration of technology into the school curriculum, along with assist in the marketing of the information services centre and associated resources.

A friendly, approachable manner, excellent communication and organisational skills along with the ability to work cohesively in a team environment is essential. Ideally you will hold qualifications or prior experience in library services, or seek to undertake study in this field. An active interest in young adult fiction and reading, along with a general interest in world affairs is desirable to best support the ongoing learning of our students.

Gippsland Grammar is a child safe environment.  Every child has a right to be safe, and at the School, we take a zero-tolerance approach to any behaviours that jeopardise student safety (including child abuse and reportable conduct).  As such, preferred applicants will be subject to child protection screening, background and reference checks, verification of identity checks and must adhere to the School’s child safe practices, as outlined in the Child Protection Program policies on the School’s website.

To meet the School's obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directives, offers of employment are subject to provision of acceptable evidence of vaccination or exemption status.

See the position description found here for specific information regarding the requirements, duties and responsibilities for this position or visit www.gippslandgrammar.vic.edu.au to find out more.

Applications close Friday 10 June 2022.

Library Assistant

Clonard College seek applications for the position of Library Assistant (0.4 ongoing).

The Library Assistant is responsible for supporting the Library Services Manager in realising the Brigidine Centre Vision Statement. The Library Assistant supports the day-to-day operation of the library to ensure that it is a central and vibrant focal point of the College to advance the learning and teaching experience of  students and teachers.

The Library Assistant helps to ensure that learning spaces foster positive learning partnerships and are in keeping with the Brigidine Centre’s protocols for use.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • undertakes the day to day operations of the library
  • provides support to teaching and learning
  • maintains circulations system

Application closing date is May 30.

For further details please refer to the college website.

Library Technician

A part-time Library Technician - Study Supervision position is available at Mount Lilydale Mercy College for Term 3.

This is a replacement position for Term 3 2022 only.  The position is 4 days per week Tuesday - Friday.

Application closing date is May 30.

For further details please refer to the Mount Lilydale Mercy College website.


FYI: the journal for the information professional. FYI is the quarterly print publication from the School Library Association of Victoria.
Synergy (ISSN 1448-5716) is published twice annually (May and October) by the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV).

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