Subscriptions Officer

$75,239 - $81,466 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 12 May, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 30 May 2022

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4
Salary: $75,239 - $81,466 plus superannuation
Position No: 17814
Directorate: Transport Canberra and City Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 May 2022
Contact Officer: Amy Chan on or (02) 6207 5446

Details: Libraries ACT is a dynamic and responsive business unit which includes the ACT Heritage Library and the Home Library Service. Libraries ACT provides public library services for the community over ten sites, online and through a range of programs.
Vibrant community hubs, libraries in the ACT enjoys high levels of use and support. They are dynamic places where the vision is Literacy and learning for life.

The Subscriptions Officer is a key member of the Collections team. As part of the day-to-day duties and responsibilities, using the library’s integrated library management system and vendor platforms, the Subscriptions Officer manages all Libraries ACT subscriptions: physical magazines, newspapers and digital resources. We are looking for a candidate who is innovative, interested in how collections and information technology can meet customer expectations, and enjoy the challenges of a fast-paced environment. This position works collaboratively with all library staff.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary (undergraduate and/or postgraduate) qualification in Library and Information Studies (as defined by ALIA) is desirable. Libraries ACT operate seven days a week and so this position will be required to work one weekend shift at any Libraries ACT location on a fortnightly roster. Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with vulnerable people (WWVP) registration (

Notes: An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: Please provide a response to the Selection Criteria outlined in the attached Position Description and a current curriculum vitae.

Applications should be submitted via the Apply Now button below.

Applicants should note that a Joint Selection Committee (JSC) established in accordance with the collective/enterprise agreement provisions will assess all applications for this position.

Job Closing Date

30 May, 2022