Community Engagement Librarian (Heritage Curation)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sarah Lavelle, Coordinator Creative Heritage Activation and Branch
Contact Number
03 9932 2055
Hobsons Bay City Council (Williamstown Library), VIC
Reference Number 10304
Position Title Community Engagement Librarian (Heritage Curation)
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Learning Communities
Location Williamstown Library
Enterprise Agreement Hobsons Bay City Council Enterprise Agreement - 35 - Band 5
Salary $67,675- $78,864 (+ 9.5% super & RDO)
Hours per Week 35
Position Summary

Community Engagement Librarian (Heritage Curation)

Permanent Full Time – 35 hours per week

Band 5 – $67,675- $78,864  (+ 9.5% super & RDO)

Hobsons Bay Libraries is looking for a dynamic, experienced and highly skilled individual who will play a key role in the facilitation of the curation of local historical stories and the heritage portfolio.  

This is a permanent full-time role responsible for planning and delivery of programs and customer focused services in the local and family history areas.

The key responsibilities for this role include;

  • Lead the Heritage Team in providing best standard research assistance and customer service.
  • Plan and implement relevant and engaging heritage programs, events and training for the community.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders including other Council teams, historical societies and community groups.
  • Curation and preservation of electronic and physical heritage collections and community stories.   

Your expert knowledge in digitisation, preservation, heritage research, community services and best practice trends will assist the library service to meet the changing needs of the community, and develop new ways of assisting the community in its connectedness. You will have the drive to implement projects to benefit the community, comfortably working autonomously or in a team environment.

To be considered for this role you will need to be suitably qualified/experienced.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 9932 1000. For further information please contact Sarah Lavelle, Coordinator Creative Heritage Activation and Branch on 9932 2055. 

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 28 January 2018.
Unfortunately no late applications will be considered. 

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

Your Career is our Success

Closing Date 28/01/2018
Position Description
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