Librarian - Innovation and Technology

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Brian Jones (Team Leader Innovation & Technology) OR Angela Livingstone (Coordinator Learning Literacy & Leisure)
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Sutherland Shire Council, NSW


Librarian - Innovation and Technology

Things we’ll trust you with

  • Our Libraries enrich the community by providing access to information, education and cultural services - promoting lifelong learning, literacy and leisure opportunities.
  • You will be an integral part of the Innovation & Technology Team, contributing to our strategic outcomes.
  • You will assist with the delivery of high quality customer and library services to the community and diverse target groups - utilising all available resources, both inside & outside of the library’s collection.
  • You will ensure effective management of the Library’s automated systems and provide advice on the development of appropriate computerised resources.
  • You will support, mentor and empower both employees and our community members to effectively utilise Library’s digital services.
  • You will coordinate and assist in running technology programs for our community.

Things you’ll do

  • You will have a flair for providing exceptional customer service combined with a passion for innovation and technology.
  • You will be highly skilled in the use of library systems and in the use / instruction of technologies relevant to public library service delivery.
  • You will collaborate closely with the Community Engagement Team to initiate, source, organise and assist with the running of technology-focused community programs.
  • You will create and present regular Technology and Systems training programs to support our employees’ professional development – extending capability, increasing confidence levels and enhancing productivity.
  • You’ll be a true team-player with a genuine openness to share your skills and experience to help empower others.
  • You will help to identify continuous improvement opportunities and solutions for business processes and practices.

Things you’ll be proud of

  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.
  • You will encourage and inspire others’ passion for life-long learning.
  • Being a positive brand ambassador for the Sutherland Shire Council.
  • You will support the evolution of our Library Services – meeting the changing wants and needs of our customers and community.
  • Supporting your team to deliver customer focussed, innovative and contemporary public library services.
  • You will strive for best practice and showcase Council’s values – Collaboration, Active, Respectful, and Evolving.

The fine print

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by midnight Wednesday 25 March 2020
  • Package: $79,000 - $84,000 gross per annum plus superannuation
  • Hours of work: Permanent Full-Time working 35 hours per week, option of 19 day month flexi-time). As Librarian – Innovation & Technology, you may work across all Sutherland Shire Council branch locations to support operational needs.
  • Quote this when you apply: 42-20

Keen to learn more

  • Please note: In your cover letter, we require you to address how you meet the selection criteria for the role.
  • Click on the link to check out the Position Description .
  • For any job specific enquiries, please connect with Brian Jones (Team Leader Innovation & Technology) on or Angela Livingstone (Coordinator Learning Literacy & Leisure) on
  • Connect with Carly Ghislain (Talent Acquisition Business Partner, for any questions regarding the recruitment process.
  • Expected Interview Date: Thursday, 9 April 2020.