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Library Student Assistants Wanted for 2019

By Curtin Library 29 October 2018 News & events Students Comments Off on Library Student Assistants Wanted for 2019

Register now for Library Student Assistant positions for the Robertson Library (Bentley campus).

These positions are offered to current Curtin University students only.  A current police clearance and proof of citizenship/permanent residence or visa permitting work will also be required for successful applicants.

Successful applicants will be offered approximately 8 – 20 hours per week during semester, including exam periods. Limited hours may be available during semester break.

The current pay rate is $30.979/hour. This is a casual rate which includes a loading in lieu of sick pay and holiday pay. The same rate applies for any hours worked in the evenings or on the weekends.

Essential criteria:

  • Available for interview in person on the 26th or 27th of November 2018.
  • Available to attend training every day from the 11th to the 15th of February 2019.
  • 18 months or more left of study at Curtin.
  • Studied at Curtin for over a year.
  • Be available for 8 – 20 hours per week during semester including mornings from 7am, weekends, late nights and overnight shifts.
  • Be available during study week and exam weeks.
  • A level of physical fitness appropriate to the duties involved e.g. pushing trolleys, shelving.
  • Flexibility to deal with a changing workplace and work patterns.
  • An ability to accurately comprehend and follow instructions
  • Reliability and punctuality.
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal skills, and good communication skills.

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience using the Curtin University Library (e.g. printing, borrowing items).
  • Knowledge of computers and Curtin IT processes (e.g. wireless).
  • Some availability to work during semester breaks if required.

How to apply:

Students interested in applying can register an Expression of Interest on Unihub. Formal applications will open on Monday 29th October 2018. Lodge your application or EOI online through Curtin UniHub at and search jobs for “Library Student Assistant”. Applications close on Friday 9th of November. We reserve the right to close applications prior to this date dependent on the volume of applications. If you have questions about the position or the application process, please contact:

Emma Lovegrove
Curtin Careers Centre


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