Programs Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Patou Clerc
Contact Number
02 6333 6281
Bathurst Regional Council, NSW


Programs Team Leader

 $77,138.04 - $81,042.96
 Permanent - Full Time

About us

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? Then this rare opportunity is for you.

As part of the implementation of the Bathurst Library 2019-2024 Strategic Plan and following a team restructure, we are currently looking for a full time Programs Team Leader to join our friendly team. In this newly created role, you will lead a new team, the Programs team, in the delivery of innovative and inclusive programs that will assist the Bathurst community, young and old, reach its potential. You will help drive the implementation of the Bathurst Library Strategic Plan forward. You will have a key role in the library team and the opportunity to provide high quality customer focused library services to the Bathurst community, with a focus on early literacy, children, youth and seniors services, and mobile and home library services.  

This full time 35 hour per week position will include rostered weekend shifts.

Key Requirements

  • 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
  • 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
  • High level computer skills including MS Office suite, digital apps and platforms, mobile devices
  • Experience delivering library programs, especially programs for children and young adults
  • Drivers Licence
  • Working with Children Check

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug and alcohol screen.  


Contact Officer: Patou Clerc - 02 6333 6281

Hours of work: 35 hours per week with an RDO every third week and weekend shifts as rostered.

Application closing date: Sunday, 17 November 2019 at 11.59pm

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.