Dubbo Libraries Coordinator (Re-advertised Position) (NSW)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Macquarie Regional Library
Contact Number
02 6801 4500
Macquarie Regional Library (Dubbo), NSW


Dubbo Libraries Coordinator (Re-advertised Position)

  • Job No: DRC456
  • Location: Dubbo

About Dubbo

Dubbo is a dynamic, regional city in the centre of New South Wales. Offering the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. In Dubbo you can enjoy a quality lifestyle with affordable housing, career opportunities, high-quality health, educational and professional services. Dubbo’s economic diversity provides a strong foundation for city development and employment. Dubbo is located in the Great Western Plains region of NSW, and is on the intersection of major routes for road, rail and air transport. Dubbo offers direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Newcastle and Canberra.

About the Role

Are you a highly motivated and experienced Librarian with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to build a high performing team to deliver community focused outcomes through leadership, collaboration and innovation?

We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic, and skilled professional who is committed to providing quality customer experiences, services and programs to the community.

The position is responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality library services to residents and visitors in accordance with the policies and objectives of Macquarie Regional Library.

Key areas of accountability for this position include:

  • The delivery of high quality library services
  • The delivery of high quality customer experiences
  • The effective and efficient operation of the Dubbo Libraries
  • Supervise and effectively lead the branch team

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Degree in Library and Information Science with eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Extensive experience in developing and delivering high quality library & information services, preferably in a public library environment
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating teams to achieve organisational outcomes and goals
  • Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluating library collections and service delivery
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and leading initiatives that add value and improve and enhance services, processes and practices
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of current and emerging issues and trends in public libraries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in report writing and presentation skills

 Desirable Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience with Library Management Systems and excellent computer and keyboard skills

Please refer to the attached  Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

A reasonable level of fitness is required for the role. Please see the attached Job Demands. 

Salary: $86,871 - $100,958 per annum plus superannuation

Closing Date: 5:00pm on Monday 18 March 2019

Enquiries: Manager Macquarie Regional Library  - 02 6801 4500

How to Apply:

1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.

2. On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.

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We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you are ready.

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