Welcome to State Library! We're always on the lookout for the right people to help contribute to our vision of Inspiring possibilities through knowledge, stories and creativity - could that be you?
Here at State Library we value the team members who make what we do possible. From being a family-friendly work environment, offering salary packaging opportunities, providing a range of development opportunities including study assistance, Employee Assistance support and encouraging flexible working arrangements, we strive to be a workplace in which everyone is able to participate equitably, develop their full potential and be rewarded fairly for their contribution.
Read more about what State Library offers as an employer and if you would like to join us, look out for opportunities and be sure to apply.
The Public Health and Social Measures linked to vaccination status Direction requires that from 17 December 2021, everyone (aged 16 years and over) entering Queensland Government-owned libraries, galleries and museums, including staff, must be vaccinated against COVID-19. You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status to commence employment with State Library.
Preparing your application
Below are some handy tips for preparing your application for a State Library of Queensland role. Take a look before pressing 'submit' on that application!
Also extra handy tips - remember that all State Library positions are advertised through the Queensland State Government's Smart Jobs and Careers service. Simply select State Library from the drop down options under Department or organisation.
Other opportunities to contribute to State Library
If you would like to be a part of State Library of Queensland - maybe it's looking for some career experience, or taking part in a project in volunteer capacity - there are options available for you.
What we offer to staff
|Flexible work arrangements||
We are committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where staff members are encouraged and assisted to balance work, family and personal needs.
Some possible flexible work arrangements include:
State Library values good performance, and encourages innovation and a high standard of client service. This includes:
State Library contributes to the health, safety and well-being of all staff within the workplace through a range of employee assistance programs. These include:
The EAS provides free help for State Library staff and their families whose lives and work performance may be adversely affected by personal or work-related problems.
It offers short-term professional counselling by qualified social workers or psychologists outside the workplace.
|Employee health and wellbeing programs||Our staff health and well-being programs have included flu vaccinations, massages, personal safety and mental health seminars. Staff may choose to join State Library's corporate health insurance plan provided by Bupa Australia.
|EEO and Anti-Harassment||
State Library is an equal opportunity employer which values respect for all people.
We continually strive to advance our vision of an inclusive, harmonious and united State Library through our Diversity and Inclusion strategy, with a focus on providing a respectful environment where staff feel welcome and safe at work and are able to be themselves.
Our strategy focuses on:
|Support for people with special needs||
We can support the specific needs of ill or impaired staff members and job applicants. We provide reasonable adjustment and rehabilitation support for staff who are injured, ill or impaired and require assistance in the workplace.
Reasonable adjustment is an approach to employment where employers are willing to examine the physical and organisational barriers which may prevent the employment, limit the performance or advancement of people with disabilities.
Reasonable adjustment applies to job applicants as well as employees. If you have a disability and you are asked to attend an interview for a job at State Library, you can request specific assistance to accommodate your individual needs. This assistance may include:
Salary packaging and superannuation
Eligible staff can benefit from the excellent superannuation rates provided through QSuper. Staff are able to take advantage of the benefits of salary packaging items such as cars, laptops and smart phones through either RemServ or Smart Salary.
Staff discounts are provided by a number of Cultural Centre and nearby outlets.