ID: 208996

Research Librarian

Museums & Heritage One off - a few hours Bowral NSW

About this opportunity

Key duties

  • categorise and catalogue books into our research library
  • type details of book into library catalogue
  • help answer questions about the library collection (e.g. helping a researcher search for a particular topic/book).
  • support the development of a loan sharing system with other libraries
  • help increase the accessibility of the library


  • familiarity with using a computer
  • experience working in a library or administrative environment
  • attention to detail is a must


  • contribute to the development of a comprehensive research library of cricket and sporting books and reference materials, and the largest printed collection of Sir Donald Bradman related publications in the world
  • support the research of authors, historians, journalists and more
  • make resources accessible to people who would not otherwise be able to interact with the hard-copy collection

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

We'd love to hear from you if you can provide a day or more as a one-off, or few hours of assistance per fortnight. Commitment is flexible around your needs. A minimum commitment of 6 months is preferred; however, we are also accepting volunteers who can volunteer on a one-off basis (e.g. to help with the initial cataloguing of part of a larger collection).

Suitable for
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
Type of work
  • Administration & Office Management
  • Library Services
  • Tour Guides, Information & Heritage
  • Writing & Editing

An introduction to the research library will be provided.


This is a voluntary (unpaid) role.