Regional Librarian 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Annette Turner (Libraries and Creative Industries Manager)
Contact Number
T: (07) 3412 5421 or email annetteturner@logan.qld.gov.au 
Location
City of Logan, QLD

 

Regional Librarian 

We are the City of Logan. A proud grassroots community filled with mavericks, makers, and innovators. Here, neighbourly love is strong; environmental and business values run deep; and culture, heritage and diversity are in our DNA.  

Our residents come from all walks of life and so do we.  
 
We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our organisation stronger.  
 
The Perks   

  • 9 day fortnight with a flexible and supportive environment  
  • From $89k + super   
  • Salary Packaging options  
  • Free on-site parking 

Who we are 

We're a highly customer focused team who are passionate about the role our public libraries play in the community. We support a Council network of nine branch libraries by providing exceptional customer service to all our library customers. We truly love to include and welcome the unique contributions from all our people. We harness a team culture that embraces mutual respect, shared goals, and a willingness to help. 

As Regional Librarian you will be responsible for the overall supervision of the day-to-day operations of a Logan City Council Library. The functions of this key leadership role includes the delivery of exceptional customer service, staff management, building and facilities management, administration and facilitation of key library services including daily operations, information services, program/event delivery, literacy, reader's advisory and digital literacy services. 
 
Take a look at the position description HERE, or if you'd like some more information about the role, contact our hiring manager, Annette Turner (Libraries and Creative Industries Manager) via phone (07) 3412 5421 or email annetteturner@logan.qld.gov.au 
 

Who you are 

Sure, we're looking for an experienced and competent Librarian, but you'll also be a pro-active thinker with well-developed interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude who keeps the community at the heart of all they do. 

However, more important than experience, we're looking for someone with the following characteristics: 

  • You're known as an inspiring, inclusive leader who thinks 'we' before 'me' 
  • You are customer focused and passionate about the public libraries' role in the community 
  • You put the community at the forefront of your decisions 
  • You care about your industry, you care about your people, and you especially care about their health, safety and wellbeing 

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date of 31st October 2021.  

Thank you for considering joining the City of Logan. We cannot wait to learn more about you! 

If you want to learn more about us: LinkedInFacebook, InstagramLogan City Council Careers 

Job Ref: AC000094

Closing: 31 October 2021

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Community and Customer Liaison Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Coordinator Library Operations and Customer Experience, Karen Messenger
Contact Number
(08) 8930 0251.
Location
City of Darwin, NT

 

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Community and Customer Liaison Officer

Full time Permanent | Darwin, Australia | Reference: 5699587

  • Base salary of $76,319.00 per annum plus superannuation.
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Fifteen days personal leave and other entitlements

City of Darwin is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; we are not your usual; we are upbeat, resourceful and determined. At City of Darwin, our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Darwin 2030 Strategic Plan - City for People City of Colour.

City of Darwin Libraries deliver services to a resident population of 82,886 as well as large numbers of temporary residents, travellers and visitors. The four library branches employ approximately 36 staff who service nearly 500,000 visits per annum, maintain a collection of 80,000 items and provide programs and activities that are attended by 37,000 people. Our Libraries provide a free, safe place to access information; relax out of the weather, charge devices, access free Wi-Fi and use computers.

About the opportunity

We have a full-time opportunity for an experienced community and customer focused person who will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of our Nightcliff Library, ensuring that high standards of library services are provided, and enable equal access for all members of the community to our libraries.

The key service delivery of the role includes, but not limited to:

  • Ensure Library customers are provided with a positive, proactive and responsive customer service experience
  • Be the first respondent to escalate issues, including customer service and maintenance issues
  • Action the administrative functions of the library, including liaison with property management, cleaning and security services
  • Mentor and train the Community & Customer Liaison Assistants and other workplace participants in the application of library procedures and customer service requirements
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of marketing and promotional programs at the library
  • Be flexible and adaptable to working in various work locations throughout the municipality as needed to perform the role effectively
  • Ensure your personal health and safety and that of others in the workplace

You will be required to do evening and weekend shifts at different libraries.

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Library and Information Services or a relevant related discipline such as education, community development or Customer Engagement and/or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a similar role.
  • Current NT Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).

For full details of the position including other essential and desirable requirements, please refer to the position description.

For further information regarding this position, please contact our Coordinator Library Operations and Customer Experience, Karen Messenger on (08) 8930 0251.

The vacancy closes at 5 pm Sunday 7 November 2021.

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Library Officer - Content and Discovery

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tim Ungaro, Coordinator Library Resources
Contact Number
02 9330 6188
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Officer - Content and Discovery

Job No: GR210939 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries employs 62 staff who work across five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

About the Opportunity

  • Temporary, Part-time - 42 hours per fortnight (Parental leave cover until June 2022)
  • Salary from $66,471.26 - $77,016.87 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Library Officer - Content and Discovery to join our dynamic and innovative Library Services team. As part of the Community and Culture Directorate, the successful candidate will be offered a diverse role with the ability to work on improving business processes whilst continuing to develop their career. This role will contribute to the efficient and effective operations of the Georges River Libraries by ensuring the delivery of high quality, customer focused library services, resources, programs and systems.

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertake rostered duties at all Georges River Libraries to meet customer expectation
  • Provide support and instructional training to staff and customers in the use of library software, self-service kiosks, public computers, photocopiers and printers
  • Deliver and promote library and information services that meet the diverse needs and interests of the community encouraging the development of literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Maintain awareness of current models for readers’ advisory services in libraries and develop best practice guidelines for the delivery of the readers’ advisory service across Georges River Libraries
  • Develop and deliver a readers’ advisory education and awareness program to up-skill all library staff to meet the objectives of the library’s strategic plan
  • Assist with projects that promote and increase usage of the library’s collections

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Tim Ungaro, Coordinator Library Resources on 02 9330 6188. 

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Friday, 29 October 2021 at 11.30 PM AEST

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Community Connection Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Doyle, Coordinator Library Service Development
Contact Number
02 9093 6436 or 02 9093 6400
Location
Randwick City Council, NSW

 

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Community Connection Librarian

  • Position number: F2021/00547
  • Closing date: Wednesday 03 November 2021
  • Salary: $83,975 - $92,384 pa + 10% super
  • Status: Permanent Full-Time – 35 hours per week
  • Engage adults, seniors, and people with disabilities with library services and programs
  • Bring a fresh perspective on leadership in a fast-paced environment
  • Work in a diverse, supportive, and engaged team

Randwick City Council is an innovative and leading local government organisation committed to serving our vibrant community on the beautiful eastern beaches of Sydney.

We are currently seeking a Community Connection Librarian.

The successful candidate will be a creative, energetic, customer-focussed individual who can develop and manage programs and services to adults, seniors and people with disabilities. The Community Connection Librarian will be required to supervise a small team and must have highly developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. This role supervises the Home Library Service.

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity and inclusion for our employees and our community.

We will trust you to bring:

  • Experience in public library services, with a strong interest in community engagement.
  • A love of engaging with adults, seniors and people with disabilities around library services.
  • A passion for social and digital inclusion.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a highly engaged team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, including the ability to problem solve, manage, and prioritise competing work demands and meet deadlines and targets.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environments such as online service delivery.

Things you will do:

  • Plan, develop and deliver leading and innovative programs for adults, seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Create a safe, fun and welcoming environment for library visitors.
  • Provide input into collections in conjunction with the collection services team.
  • Represent the library to promote our services and engage the community and relevant community organisations.

So, if you are ready to expand your career and contribute to the organisational effectiveness and positive image of Randwick City Council, then we would like to hear from you!

Further information:

View the position description or contact Jonathan Doyle, Coordinator Library Service Development, on 02 9093 6436 or 9093 6400.

Applicants must include a statement demonstrating how they meet the essential knowledge, skills and abilities criteria listed in the position description to be considered for this position.

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Children and Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Doyle, Coordinator Library Service Development
Contact Number
02 9093 6436 or 02 9093 6400
Location
Randwick City Council, NSW

 

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Children and Youth Services Librarian

  • Position number: F2021/00546
  • Closing date: Wednesday 03 November 2021
  • Salary: $83,975 - $92,384 pa + 10% super
  • Status: Permanent Full-Time – 35 hours per week
  • Engage children and young people with library services and programs
  • Bring a fresh perspective on leadership in a fast-paced environment
  • Work in a diverse, supportive, and engaged team

Randwick City Council is an innovative and leading local government organisation committed to serving our vibrant community on the beautiful eastern beaches of Sydney.

We are currently seeking an experienced Children and Youth Librarian.

The successful candidate will be a creative, energetic, customer-focussed individual who can develop and manage programs and services to children, young adults and their families, carers and teachers. The Children and Youth Librarian will be required to supervise a small team and must have highly developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity and inclusion for our employees and our community.

We will trust you to bring:

  • Experience in children and youth library services.
  • A love of engaging with children, young people and their families around library services.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a highly engaged team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, including the ability to problem solve, manage, and prioritise competing work demands and meet deadlines and targets.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing environments such as online service delivery.

Things you will do:

  • Plan, develop and deliver leading and innovative children and youth programs.
  • Create a safe, fun and welcoming environment for library visitors.
  • Provide input into the selection and purchase of junior and young adult collections.
  • Represent the library in outreach activities and at events.

So, if you are ready to expand your career and contribute to the organisational effectiveness and positive image of Randwick City Council, then we would like to hear from you!

Further information:

View the position description or contact Jonathan Doyle, Coordinator Library Service Development, on 02 9093 6436 or 9093 6400.

Applicants must include a statement demonstrating how they meet the essential knowledge, skills and abilities criteria listed in the position description to be considered for this position.

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Collections Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rebecca Browning, Library Services Team Leader
Contact Number
(02) 9777 7905
Location
Willoughby City Council, NSW

 

Collections Supervisor

  • Position Number: S100-21-042
  • Closing Date: 25-10-2021 05:00 PM
  • Located Chatswood NSW
  • Salary: Starting rate $89,061 with progression to $96,011
  • Full time role
  • Supportive Learning Culture

When you join Willoughby City Council you join a close-knit team with a big impact. We are dynamic, diverse and future-focused. We value team players who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. We serve the community and make it our job to make people’s lives better. It’s all in a day’s work. You’ll have the freedom to grow in your career alongside likeminded people who will support you every step of the way. You’ll be part of our transformation as a council and shape the future for the residents of Willoughby. And you’ll do it all from the a thriving hub in Sydney, in the culturally-rich area we are so proud to call home.

You’re looking for a role with purpose, one where you can make a meaningful difference. You have so much to offer. And we can see that. As much as you bring to the table, we provide you with the support you need to accelerate your career growth. We are constantly evolving… and that change brings with it new directions, skillsets and thinking for you to embrace. Through collaboration and projects across the organisation, you will have incredible opportunities come your way. How far you take them, well, that’s in your hands.

Join the friendly, dedicated team at Willoughby City Library as our new Collections Supervisor, and take Willoughby’s collections to the next level.

In the past few years, the Willoughby collections have been developed and curated to give our members a brilliant choice of books, audio books, magazines and movies across formats and media.

Now is the time to build on that work so we can better meet changing community demands,  developing responsive collections, using data to guide selection and spend, and following industry best practice.

You will supervise a skilled and experienced team that looks after all our collections, including local studies, for children and adults, in English and community languages, and across all formats. You will also collaborate with other Supervisors to deliver on the library vision for our community.

To be successful you will have tertiary qualifications in library / information science or other appropriate relevant qualification and / or experience. You will also have the demonstrated experience in supervision of staff and experience in developing productive supplier relationships.

Please note being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 is a requirement prior to commencement of employment with Willoughby City Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

Apply now to join us at Willoughby City Council where you can add value and be valued for the meaningful work you do.

Enquiries: Rebecca Browning, Library Services Team Leader on (02) 9777 7905.

A copy of the Position Description and selection criteria is available through this posting below.

Please visit the Careers at Willoughby website to understand Willoughby City Council.

Shortlisted candidates maybe be required to undertake pre-employment screening including police and qualification checks. 

Applications close: 5.00 PM - 25 October 2021

Vacancy Options:

View The Job Description (PD - Collections Supervisor - S100-21-042 - Oct 2021.pdf)


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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michael Spikmans
Contact Number
02 8495 6465 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Library Assistant

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  • Date Posted: 12-Oct-2021
  • Location: AU
  • Company: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Library Assistant, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $57349.49 to $66649.7 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
Reporting to the Library Manager, the key focus of the Library Assistant is to provide a range of quality customer-focused services and ensure the community is served effectively and efficiently according to library guidelines as a member of the library team.  


Key Responsibilities 
•    Provide effective service to library customers and staff
•    Provide assistance to customers with enquiries and research
•    Assist clients to locate library materials
•    Assist clients to use library equipment, materials and services
•    Assist with maintenance of appearance, safety and security of library and library equipment
•    Contribute to collection development
•    Liaise with library suppliers as directed, and
•    Attend meetings as required.
•    Assist and deliver children’s programmes and events as required
•    Weekend work required
 

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Michael Spikmans on 02 8495 6465 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 26/10/2021

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Technology Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michael Spikmans
Contact Number
02 8495 6465 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Technology Librarian

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  • Date Posted: 12-Oct-2021
  • Location: AU
  • Company: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Technology Librarian, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $81496.69 to $94712.66 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
The Technology Librarian reports to the Digital Services Manager. The Technology Librarian implements, maintains, supports and enhances library technologies and systems to provide innovative library services.  The role ensures and improves access to the library’s range of resources and digital collections.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of effective and responsive technology services to staff and customers
  • Administer, maintain and enhance core library applications and systems, including the library management (Spydus), RFID, library app and PC reservation print/scan/copy systemsAnalyse and report on core library systems to provide actionable insights to improve service delivery
  • Provide incident management and service request support to library staff
  • Manage the eResource platforms the library subscribes and provides access to, including communicating with suppliers and stakeholders as appropriate
  • Provide eResource and ePlatform technical support to customers and library staff as required
  • Report on eResource and ePlatform usage to continually assess and inform the allocation of subscription funding
  • Identify, assess and implement strategies to ensure eResources and ePlatform subscription offerings provide value to our customers and the library service, and
  • Collaborate with library and council staff when required.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Michael Spikmans on 02 8495 6465 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 26/10/2021

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Library Marketing & Communications Producer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michael Spikmans
Contact Number
02 8495 6465 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Library Marketing & Communications Producer

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  • Date Posted: 12-Oct-2021
  • Location: AU
  • Company: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Library Marketing & Communications Producer, Temporary (up to 15 months) - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $81496.69 to $94712.66 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
The Library Marketing and Communications Producer strategically coordinates and oversees the library services marketing efforts to provide effective and timely communication about library services. 

The primary purpose of the role is to support, develop and promote the Library’s website, eResource subscriptions and other digital platforms such as the Library App. The Digital Producer is responsible for implementing digital strategies and processes aligned to better practices.

Key Responsibilities 
•    Maintain, update and improve content on the Library website 
•    Maintain, update and improve physical signage and marketing collateral related to library services
•    Be responsible for website governance to ensure content is created and published appropriately
•    Develop and maintain a web analytics measurement framework that will be used to provide actionable insights on how to improve the communication of library service offerings
•    Develop, monitor and take ownership of the library service marketing calendar/schedule
•    Collaborate with internal library stakeholders to ensure marketing needs are considered and developed accordingly
•    Develop and maintain a marketing measurement framework that is used to analyse and report on the impact of marketing campaign efforts
•    Engage in research about marketing trends to identify how the library service can improve reach and engagement through existing and emerging marketing tools 

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Michael Spikmans on 02 8495 6465 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 26/10/2021

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vicki Smith
Contact Number
02 8495 6469 during business hours
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Librarian

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  • Date Posted: 13-Oct-2021
  • Location: AU
  • Company: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Librarian, Permanent - Part-time Role, 21 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $75459.63 to $87697.19 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
The Librarian role is a key role within the Library Services Group. The Librarian provides the technical process knowledge and the advisory subject matter knowledge needed by the various customers of the Library. The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and perform a variety of functions which may include collection management, assisting customers to access collections both in hard copy and electronic formats, leading customer front of house functions and assisting with programs.

Key Responsibilities
 Provide friendly and efficient customer service in a desk or concierge role
 Provide high quality reference, information, and referral services to the public
 Assist customers with accessing services or equipment, connecting their own electronic devices and in locating resources
 Competently operate the library’s computer equipment and software and other office equipment
 Understand complementary services offered by other libraries, in particular the State Library NSW
 Assist in the delivery of programs and events as required
 Shelve items promptly and accurately; maintain shelves and stock in good order
 Supervise, motivate and coach library staff, or volunteers as required

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Vicki Smith on 02 8495 6469 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 27/10/2021

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