The Library is open over the October long weekend, with reduced hours on Monday 2 October 2023. View the long weekend opening hours here.
Congratulations on your offer of employment at the Library. We look forward to you commencing your career with us.
Kick start your journey at the Library by reading our New Starter Induction Guide: Starting Your Journey (PDF).
Your induction is a great opportunity to set yourself up for future success at the State Library. As every role is different, we encourage you to seek out what is most relevant to you and to shape your unique induction journey.
Our aim is to ensure you get off on the right foot and have all the support you need. This New Starter Induction Guide will support you during your induction and is filled with useful resources for your first six months.
In addition to the guide we invite you to read the following information to assist with your onboarding into your new role.
Before commencing or on your first day
Please read through the following policies as they will provide you with important information on Public Sector employment and the operations of the Library.
Public sector values
Your working conditions
on the NSW Government Public Service Commission website
|An all-inclusive guide to NSW Government Sector Employment|
on the NSW Government Industrial Relations website
|Information outlining the employment conditions tht apply to all NSW Public Sector employees|
on the NSW Government Trade and Investment website
|The application of flex time for ongoing and temporary staff who work in excess of their agreed working time|
|Respectful, Inclusive and Fair Workplace policy (PDF)||The Library's commitment and guidance to staff on the provision of a positive and diverse workplace underpinned by respect for each other|
|Work Health and Safety Policy (PDF)||Important information to ensure the health and safety or our employees and visitors to the Library|
|Child Protection Policies and Procedures (PDF)||Applicable to staff working in designated Child Related positions and client-facing staff in the Reading Rooms|