Library Public Program Delivery Officer

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Ipswich City Council, QLD



Library Public Program Delivery Officer

About us

Neighbouring the Queensland capital of Brisbane, Ipswich is both the state’s fastest growing area and oldest provincial city. It is a dynamic blend of rich heritage, proud communities, diverse landscapes and a lively energy all contributing to a region full of liveability and opportunity.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1200 people and promotes a work place culture built on our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership. Council teams operate across a range of industries delivering a wide range of services to the community, with one common purpose:

‘To proudly enhance the quality of life for our community'

We achieve this by embedding our values in all that we do. Our high performing teams are making a positive difference in the community and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region, which is a catalyst for major growth.

About the role

Ipswich Libraries is a dynamic, innovative and growing provider of a range of library and information services and products to the community. As Library Public Program Delivery Officer, you will be part of a dynamic Public Programs team responsible for the development and delivery of high quality and inclusive library programs and initiatives that support literacy, learning and connection across the Ipswich region.

We are seeking collaborative, proactive and enthusiastic part-time staff to join our dynamic Public Programs team. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the development, implementation and promotion of a wide range of library programs, events and initiatives including digital literacy
  • Demonstrating a customer focussed approach and strive for excellence
  • Providing dynamic and professional program delivery across Ipswich Libraries branches and outreach locations
  • Effectively engaging with, and presenting to, community members and groups of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in physical and online environments

 About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership
  • Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Library Technician) or equivalent qualification and/or relevant proven experience to carry out the range of duties required.
  • A current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check – Issue of Blue Card and Positive Notice Letter (issued by the Queensland Government) or Exemption Card
  • The ability to be resilient, agile and a supportive team member 
  • A passion for community engagement with individuals and groups of all ages

A medical is required with the attributes to undertake a range of manual handling tasks which may include setting up for events, moving trolleys, loading and unloading vehicles and driving a range of Council’s vehicles.

To view the full position description, click here

What's on offer?

There are two roles available, fixed-term part time 10 hours per week to 31 October 2022 and permanent part time working 19 hours per week.

These roles are at a Level 3 commencing at $70,222 plus superannuation of up to 12%.

  • Joining Council as a key member of a team that is passionate and dedicated to building a positive, inclusive and constructive workplace culture
  • Genuine demonstrated commitment to flexible work
  • Four (4) weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading (pro-rata for part-time)
  • Ongoing learning and development and career opportunities
  • A range of progressive health and wellbeing services

If you feel you are a good fit with our values and are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for the Ipswich community, then this could be the role for you.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages detailing the preferred part-time role you are applying for, describing how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

Closing date: Friday 14 January 2022, 4.30pm.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks, if required for the position (which may include police record checks).

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.