Librarian - ANZSCO 224611


Develops, organises and manages library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level



1. Acquisitions Librarian
2. Audiovisual Librarian
3. Bibliographer
4. Cataloguer
5. Children's Librarian
6. Corporate Librarian
7. Legal Librarian
8. Multicultural Services Librarian
9. Parliamentary Librarian
10.Reference Librarian
11.Special Librarian
12.Special Needs Librarian

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

2292-11 Librarian

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
2. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
3. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

Group: 2246 Librarians


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1. developing and implementing library and information policies and services 2. examining publications and materials, interviewing publishers' representatives, and consulting with others to select library materials 3. reviewing, evaluating and modifying services in response to user needs 4.providing assistance to clients in accessing library resources 5. managing library systems for recording and organising library holdings, acquisitions and purchases, reader registrations and loan transactions, and supervising indexing, filing and retrieval activities 6. managing inter-library loan systems and information networks 7. undertaking information research activities on behalf of clients 8. selecting, ordering, classifying and cataloguing library and information resources 9. monitoring collection development and culling programs 10.supervising and training other library staff 11.may plan and direct library promotion and outreach activities

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

1. 224611 Librarian