Manager Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Craig Bennett, Director Corporate & Community
Contact Number
0429 300 454
Leeton, NSW

Manager Library

Council is looking for an inspirational library leader who can bring fresh vision to this respected community hub.

If you are an experienced Library professional who has the appropriate qualifications and experience then Council would welcome your application.

  • A package of up to $102,470K (including Superannuation and Leaseback Vehicle) will be negotiated with the preferred candidate

  • A Monthly Rostered Day Off is available

The position:   The Manager Library will provide leadership and operational management of the Library, delivering effective, responsive library services and excellent customer experiences.  The position reports directly to the Director Corporate & Community in the Corporate & Community Directorate.

The key components of the position include:

  • To oversee the operations of the Leeton Library in accordance with Council’s policies and procedures, relevant government legislation and standards set by relevant funders.

  • Create an inspiring, modern, flexible and technology rich space that caters for the needs of members and the wider community.

  • Provide oversight and support for Council’s archival responsibilities. 

  • Source and analyse information and trend data using a variety of platforms and survey mechanisms to understand community needs and identify and implement opportunities for intervention and advocacy.

  • Grow and support a volunteer base to augment service delivery.

The applicant will hold a Degree and Post Graduate Diploma or 4 Year Degree in Librarianship. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. A background in local government would be desirable.  Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award. Prior to commencement the successful applicant will be required to undergo “Drug and Alcohol” screening and a “Criminal History Assessment.” A current Working with Children’s Check is essential.

Further enquiries regarding the position are to be directed to Craig Bennett, Director Corporate & Community on 0429 300 454.

Applications addressing the selection criteria close at 5.00pm Thursday 7 June 2018 and should be marked CONFIDENTIAL and emailed to  or addressed to: Human Resources Department, Leeton Shire Council, 23-25 Chelmsford Place, Leeton NSW 2705

To download a copy of the Position Description please CLICK HERE