School Officer – Information Services and Resources, Proserpine

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Diocese of Townsville Catholic EducationProserpine
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term:

Start date: Commencing ASAP/Term 4 2019
Position: Term Time - 30 hours per week
Pay Rate: School Officer Level 3 - Administration
$27.6803 - $28.8513 per hour (pending experience)
Contact: HR Services (07) 4773 0900 

St Catherine’s CollegeThe Whitsundays has a very special place in the history of the Whitsundays. Established as a small convent school by the Sisters of Mercy in 1925, our college has grown to be a co-educational Catholic college for students from Prep to Year 11 in 2016, through to Year 12 in 2017. With dedicated precincts for each stage of their schooling, children at St Catherine’s are provided with an education that is more than just academic. 
We use our college values of Excellence, Justice, Compassion, and Community to inspire and guide the character, talents, and aspirations of our young students. Parents and staff work together at encouraging each child to reach their full potential, so they can confidently meet the opportunities and responsibilities of today and their future. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist students with loan and reference enquiries within an information service environment
  • Assist with internet and online database searches to support research
  • Maintain and update library resources, records and systems, including data management
  • Maintain, operate and trouble shoot issues with equipment including IT and AV equipment
  • Undertake copy cataloguing and classification
  • Maintain circulation systems
  • Copy catalogue books, magazines, journals and recorded material
  • Assist with stocktaking of resources
  • Administrative tasks to support the functioning of the library – barcoding, stamping, spine labelling and covering
  • Promote the library services and resources to all staff and students
  • Administrative tasks as required to support the functionality of St Catherine's Catholic College.

What we are looking for: 

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing circumstances and embrace and contribute to new approaches
  • An appreciation of the changing role of the Library in the education sector and the capacity to adapt accordingly
  • Experience in a school/educational setting interacting with students and staff.
  • Developed written, verbal, visual and non-verbal communication skills to ensure positive engagement with staff, students and parents
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, flexible with a pro-active attitude
  • Willingness to use and train in technology and library trends
  • Highly motivated with a “can do’ attitude
  • Current Working with Children Suitability Card or eligibility to obtain same
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.

How to apply

  • Write a covering letter which outlines how your skills and experience makes you the best candidate for this role
  • Current resume including referees

Applications close 4.00pm Wednesday 25th September 2019. 


More about Diocese of Townsville Catholic Education
Address: Townsville Catholic Education Office, 2 Gardenia Avenue, Kirwan, Queensland, QLD 4814, Australia. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +61 7 4773 0900