Congratulations, on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region's largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be a part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.
About our region
Bathurst really is best of both worlds - a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia's oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.
About the role
Are you passionate about libraries? Are you willing to make a difference to the wellbeing of the Bathurst Community by providing high quality customer focused library services? Do you have an interest in research and providing access to information? Then this rare opportunity is for you.
As part of the implementation of the Bathurst Library 2019-2024 Strategic Plan and a team restructure, we are currently looking for a full time Information Services Team Leader to join our friendly team. In this redesigned role, you will have the opportunity to provide and foster high quality customer focused library services to the Bathurst community, with a focus on information and local studies services. You will help drive the implementation of the Bathurst Library Strategic Plan forward. You will have a key role to play in the development, curation, and promotion of the library Local Studies collections, in print and online, and will provide support and direction to the Information Services team.
This full time 35 hour per week position will include rostered weekend shifts (on average one 5 hour weekend shift every 6 weeks).
Relevant Degree qualification with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent
At least 4 years’ experience working in a library setting or equivalent
Excellent customer service skills
Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to tailor communications to the needs and level of a diverse audience
Proven ability to lead and develop a collaborative team
Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
Excellent computer skills including MS Office suite, digital apps and platforms, mobile devices