Senior Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Danielle Marie or Jane McKellar
Contact Number
03 9249 4296 or 03 9249 4296
Brimbank City Council, VIC


Senior Library Services & Programs Officer

Reference Number 15238
Position Title Senior Library Services & Programs Officer
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Directorate Comm Learn/Participation
Location Library, St Albans Branch Library, 71a Alfrieda Street, St Albans
Band Library Band 6A 35 Hour Week
Salary $83,707.62 pa with a 9 day F/N
Hours 35.00
Position Summary

Brimbank Libraries seek an innovative, strategic, and service focused library professional to join our Library Services and Programs team. The position will foster a creative and collaborative team-based environment in developing library programs and services that will support the learning needs and recreational interests of our community.

The role is responsible for: designing, planning and delivering programs, with a particular focus on developing digital literacy services for the community; face to face customer and information services, and as part of the branch senior staff team, lead and support staff.

Successful candidates will enjoy working with the public, and be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus that supports our mission and service to the diversity of the communities in which we operate. You will work within a dynamic team that supports and strengthens life-wide learning through collaboration, innovation, experimentation, and community engagement.

If you are a dynamic and enthusiastic professional wanting to develop a wide variety of programs for all ages then this may be the opportunity you have been seeking.

Successful candidates will have proven knowledge of and experience of designing, planning and delivering programs, responsive customer service, collection materials, outreach services, and literacy-based programming, including early literacy tools and resources. You will also be responsible for providing assistance with technology. The technology assistance includes customer use of the Library’s public computers and library-supported software and the use of their own personal devices. Successful candidates must be able to assist customers from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

The role includes:

  • Evening and weekend shifts as rostered across any of our five branches.
  • A fortnightly rostered day off

Fluency in a language other than English is desirable.

Interviews are likely to take place in the week beginning February 10. 

Applicants must provide a covering letter, resume, and response to the key selection criteria that are listed on the last page of the position description. All successful candidates must have a working with Children Check and be willing to undertake a Police check and medical check. 

Please note applications will close at 5pm on the date as listed.

Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone, including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

Selection Criteria
  • Essential: You are a qualified Librarian with a University degree and eligible for ALIA membership?
  • Essential: Are you experienced in leading and supporting others in a community setting?
  • Essential: Have you experience in developing and delivering programs that meet a community need?
Contact Person Danielle Marie
Contact Number 03 9249 4296
Alternate Contact Person Jane McKellar
Alternate Contact Number 03 9249 4296
Closing Date 24/01/2020
Position Description Available for download above under Document/s
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