Library Services Specialist

Ongoing role, part time – Term time only
Commencing Term 1 2023

International Grammar School (IGS) is a vibrant, secular, coeducational school situated across five sites in Ultimo and Glebe. There are 1300 students from Preschool to Year 12 being educated in a unique bilingual environment. 

The School has a new, award winning Bibliothèque which provides a Preschool to Year 12 library and learning hub to inspire a deep love of reading and of research, and to build the intellectual life of our School.

The role:

This is an ongoing appointment, working during school term time only, across five days per week, hours ranging from 8am – 6pm, and commencing as soon as possible in Term One 2023.

We are seeking a Library Services Specialist to oversee all aspects of the Bibliothèque’s day-to-day operation and delivery of library and information services across the School, providing support and assistance to the Director of the Bibliothèque and Teacher Librarians.  

Services to be provided include:

  • cataloguing and management of library resources
  • maintaining and promoting library-based technology and e-services including the Library Management System (Destiny), Libguides, OPACs, e-book platforms, Clickview and databases, liaising with IT staff where necessary
  • creating a library environment that is engaging and encourages a passion for reading and research
  • creating physical and digital displays
  • maintaining a calendar of significant events so that resources are readily available to staff and students, including eResources, such as e-book platforms and databases. 
  • supervise Library Assistants, volunteers and the Bibliothèque Crew on a day to day basis.


The successful applicant will:

  • hold a relevant TAFE diploma or certificate in Library and Information Services, or hold equivalent experience
  • have experience working in a school, tertiary education or public library
  • possess highly effective skills for teamwork and  be a life-long learner with a passion for developing their professional skills and knowledge.

Application Details:

To apply for this position, please visit our website, 

Here you will be able to review the Position Description and our Privacy Policy and learn more about International Grammar School. A capacity to embrace the School’s culture, values and Code of Conduct is essential to this position.

To apply please:

  • address your correspondence to the Principal, Ms Shauna Colnan.

Please provide:

  • a succinct Cover Letter, 1 – 2 pages, addressing the position requirements
  • your current CV with details of your experience and qualifications
  • the contact details for three Referees, including your current or most recent employer

Pre-Employment Checks:

You will need to provide:

  • your NSW Working with Children Clearance number and your date of birth.
  • copies of related qualifications, training and transcripts, which may need to be certified and/or translated
  • proof of identity will be required
  • as applicable, details of your visa or work permit for verification. The successful candidate must have and maintain current working rights in Australia.
  • COVID-19 vaccination status in accordance with the current IGS Vaccination Policy

Closing Date:   4pm, Monday 25 January 2023

  • applications should be submitted as soon as possible, and interviews may commence prior to the closing date.  Please note the position may be filled prior to the closing date.
  • applications received after the closing date and time, may not be accepted
  • IGS reserves the right to appoint, appoint by invitation, or not to appoint.
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