W104719 - Admin assistant

Admin assistant

A fantastic opportunity to gain experience working at public library located in the bayside suburb of Port Melbourne located right in the middle of the café and shopping precinct.

There’s more to libraries than just processing books, this opportunity will expose you to a variety of duties required to run a successful library service.

You will be working with a caring team of library staff assisting with a variety of duties including; general admin, customers service, cleaning and maintenance as well as assisting in delivering a variety of interesting library activities.

A positive, open, willing to learn attitude is encouraged.

Port Melbourne library has a reputation for being one of the best libraries to work at with many students lining up for the chance to do placement there.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, if you are interested in this placement apply now!

please contact the Capital City LLEN today if you would like further information.

Skills You Might Learn

Upon completion of the placement students will gain the following skills and more:

- Knowledge of the different library roles and duties.
- Basic office administration
- Customer service skills
- Team work skills
- Communication skills

Typical Tasks & Duties

During this placement, you will:

- Shadow and spend time with library staff
- Assist with general admin duties
- Assist with general cleaning and maintenance duties
- Customer service
- Assist with delivering a variety of library activities

Student Requirements

- Interest in working in a library environment
- Basic computer skills
- A willingness to learn
- A keen attitude
- A willingness to develop skills
- Must be punctual

Dress Requirements

Neat casual, closed toe shoes.

Special Transport Requirements

Easily accessible by public transport


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Positions: 6 Positions
ID Number: W104719
Location: Port Melbourne - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Please note that the employer can only accommodate one student placement at time so get in quick to secure your preferred SWL option. The employer is prepared to take one student per term and one student per term holiday period only. Placement options for 2018: Option 1: 1 week block placement (5 days on a row) Monday to Friday during Term 1 Holidays 2018: Tues 3rd April to Fri 13th April 2018. Option 2: 1 day per week (over 5 weeks) during Term 2 2018 between Mon 16th April to Friday 29th June 2018 Option 3: 1 week block placements (5 days in a row) Monday to Friday during Term 2 holidays 2018: Mon 2nd July to Friday 13th July 2018 Option 4: 1 day per week (over 5 weeks) during Term 3 2018 between Mon 16th July to Fri 21st September. Option 5: 1 week block placements (5 days in a row) Monday to Friday during Term 3 holidays 2018: Mon 24th Sept – Fri 5th Oct 2018. Option 6: 1 day per week (over 5 weeks) during Term 3 2018 between Mon 8th Oct to Fri 30th Nov 2018. SWL attendance hours at Port Melbourne Library are from 9am – 4pm daily.
Added By: Capital City Local Learning & Employment Network


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