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Library Makerspace Programs Officer

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

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Library Makerspace Programs Officer

Position number: F2021/00191
Closing date: Wednesday 05 May 2021
Salary: $70,578.10- $77,637.97 pa (pro-rata) + 9.5% super
Status: Permanent Part-Time (14 hours per week)
  • A challenging new role in a new space for Randwick City Library
  • Suit a creative and innovative problem-solver
  • 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 creative educator to join the Randwick City Library team.

In this role you will assist in the activation of Randwick City Library’s Third Space (a Makerspace) through the delivery of engaging programs, covering a range of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) topics. This role has a research, planning, coordination, and hands on delivery aspect.

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:

  • Demonstrated experience in planning and delivering leading programs.
  • Excellent knowledge of the adoption and use of new and emerging technology such as creation of media content, 3D design, Virtual or Augmented Reality or Internet of Things (IOT).
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of craft techniques.
  • Tertiary qualifications (Diploma or higher) in a related field.
  • A background in Making (Desirable).

Things you will do:

  • Assist the Coordinator Library Service Development to develop, promote and deliver a range of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) and traditional skill programs and activities for the diverse community.
  • Assist in the selection of support materials and equipment to deliver programs and allow use of the space as a lifelong learning centre.
  • Act as caretaker through maintenance of the space and equipment
  • Create partnerships and liaise with community and program presenters to ensure the delivery of relevant and high-level programs.

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 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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Library Customer Service Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Trevor Mackay
Contact Number
(03) 9261 7812 or email tmackay@bayside.vic.gov.au
Location
Bayside City Council, VIC

 

Library Customer Service Coordinator

  • Employment Status - Permanent, Full-Time
  • Days & Hours of Work - 38 hours per week
  • Band Level 7 - $100,473 p.a. + 9.5% super
  • Location - Bayside Libraries

Our Organisation:
Bayside City Council is a unique municipality renowned for its natural environment, 'village feel' and low density living located south of Melbourne's CBD.  Home to over 100,000 residents Bayside City Council's enduring purpose is; extraordinary places, thriving communities, better futures.  The enduring purpose is underpinned by a vision to become the sector-leading organisation delivering outstanding customer experience and community outcomes. Bayside Council is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing an accessible and safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.

Our Opportunity:
A key people leader role to support the operation of the library service. The role focuses on supporting and developing team members, customer service, change management, continuous improvement, and OH&S. As part of the library leadership team, the role will provide input into policy, planning and the future direction of the service, particularly in response to community expectations in a post Covid-19 environment.

Overseeing and modelling a high level of customer service in a self-service environment, you will be expected to promote a culture that consults and engages with the community to determine their needs and provides services that consistently meet customer expectations.

To be successful in this role:
The successful candidate will encourage and support the positive benefits of our library service to the Bayside community, have the ability to oversee a great customer experience and lead their people to develop services which continue to meet and exceed our customers, community and organisational needs by now and into the future.

How to apply:

1. Review the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria;

2. Provide responses to the Key Selection Criteria and include this in your covering letter.
3. Then, click Apply to submit your application.


We are committed to investing in our people through training and development programs and opportunities. Our additional staff benefits also include; flexible working arrangements, paid parental leave, social activities and a comprehensive health and well-being program. 

Bayside City Council prides itself on its values of Respect Each OtherOwn ItWork Together and Find Better Ways

  • Location: Libraries
  • Job Category: Library Service
  • Work Type: Permanent
  • Application Close Date: 02/05/2021 23:59:00
  • Video: https://youtu.be/-FFNbbH4-1Y

Contact Name: Trevor Mackay | Contact Phone: (03) 9261 7812 | Contact Email: tmackay@bayside.vic.gov.au

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Library Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Oberon Council, NSW

 

Library Manager

  • Posted: 19/04/2021
  • Closing Date: 08/05/2021
  • Salary: $1,351.54 - $1,567.78
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Location: Oberon Library
  • Job Category: Administration and Office

 Job Description

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
This role reports to the Corporate Services Director

The following positions report to the Library Manager
Library Assistant
CTC Coordinator

HIGHER DUTIES AND RELIEF
This position has no higher duties responsibilities.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT is subject to the current Local Government (State) Award.2020
This is a full time position.

HOURS OF WORK
35 hours per week on a fortnight roster.

Week 1: 35hrs 
10:00am to 5.30pm with a half hour unpaid meal break Monday to Friday 

Week 2: 35hrs 
9.30am to 5.30pm with a half hour unpaid meal break from Tuesday to Friday
9.00am to 1.00pm on Saturday

Additional hours may be required from time to time to meet the requirements of the position.

The position is classified in our salary system as Grade 13. ($1351.54- $1567.78 per week)

DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
This position has no Delegation of Authority. 
Delegation to purchase resources is provided through the Director.

DUTIES
This role is responsible to:
•    Ensure the day to day operational and regulatory requirements of the Library are delivered for the community and Council.
•    Provide the Library team with leadership and guidance through daily supervision.
•    Maintain Council’s Library software system with the assistance of technical support from Council’s IT/GIS Coordinator.
•    Develop and facilitate programs to offer the community, including but not limited to school holiday activities, community visits, author talks.
•    Continued development, monitor and review of new and existing policies, procedures and physical alternation of the Library and its services.
•    Undertake the purchase of Library resources within the Library budget.
•    Ensure the monthly community news letter is prepared and distributed on time. 
•    Provide necessary training to Library team members.
•    Provide timely and courteous service to Council’s internal and external customers.
•    Present Council in a positive, professional manner.
•    Maintain confidentiality and privacy of all information relating to Customers held within the Library, or within the Library software system, or that you become aware of through your employment with Council.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
1.    Provide professional and effective customer service to all internal and external stakeholders.
2.    Ensure all library operational and regulatory requirements of Council are met in a timely and accurate manner.
3.    Provide leadership and guidance to the Library team to ensure the staff professional development and an improved team environment/culture.
4.    Develop and implement appropriate Library programs and services.
5.    Continuous improvement of Library services and collections, such as Library resources and services.
6.    Provide accurate and timely information and reports to the Director.

 Desired Skills and Experience

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA

Essential
1.    Formal qualifications in Library and/or Information Services.
2.    4-5 years experience in a public library environment
3.    Experience with reader advisory services
4.    Experience in accessioning and cataloguing.
5.    Demonstrated ability to lead a work team and ensure day to day, monthly and annual requirements of the Library/CTC area are met 
6.    Demonstrate ability to deliver Library/CTC based community programs.
7.    Experience with on-line data bases
8.    Excellent time management and prioritising skills.
9.    Current Class C drivers licence.

Desirable:
1.    Member (or be eligible) of ALIA.
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Community Programs Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tanya Leonardi, Coordinator Community Connections
Contact Number
(02) 4227 8202
Location
Wollongong City Council , NSW

 

Community Programs Team Leader

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia's most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia's most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

  • Wollongong Libraries  
  • Temporary up to 12 months - Full time
  • Salary from $75,800 plus superannuation
  • (Depending upon qualifications and experience)
  • Recruitment No 21042

Are you an enthusiastic professional wanting to increase the time you spend doing what you love?

About the Position:

Leading a small but vibrant and positive team, you will use you strong connections in the community to foster partnerships and agreements with community organisations to deliver a diverse range of programs for adults and children. You will provide leadership to the children’s and youth team and participate in the events and marketing team planning and delivered programs and outreach for adults.

You will work collaboratively with other Council departments to explore and create opportunities for programs and events. You will create or source digital content for children and youth for use on our social media platforms. A typical month may include liaising with community groups to develop a range of programs, planning and delivering programs to the community, talking to stakeholders about opportunities for programs and events; liaising with staff from the adult programs and events and children’s and youth programs teams; planning future events in line with the Library Strategy; reviewing programs and making recommendations for improvement; and work cooperatively with all Library staff team to deliver excellent service for our community.

You may be rostered to work in the evening and there may be the opportunity to work weekend shifts. Initially located at Wollongong Library this position may be located at any of the Libraries within Wollongong City Libraries dependant on requirements.

For more information regarding the key responsibilities and duties of the role, please refer to the attached job description and appendix 3.

Please note that under Part 2, Section 6 of the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012, this position has been designated as requiring a paid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We have a culture based on values of Integrity, Respect, Sustainability, One Team and Courage
  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We foster personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer flexible work arrangements
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We provide many mental, physical and social wellbeing programs to support our staff to be the best that they can be

How to Apply:

Wollongong City Council uses a merit based recruitment process. It is essential to respond to each of the selection criteria, writing at least one to two paragraphs using specific and actual examples of how you have demonstrated the particular skill, qualification or experience. Provide relevant examples from your work, study or community roles. Be clear and to the point. Please use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job. Applications that do not answer all the criteria will not be considered. Your CV alone will not be enough information for your application to be assessed. Please note that hardcopy, faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

A copy of the Selection Criteria Template can be found HERE

Essential Selection Criteria:

1            A degree qualification appropriate to the position. Please tell us how your degree is relevant to the role.
2            Please outline your experience planning and developing programs and events within the community.
3            Demonstrated experience leading teams to plan and implement programs and activities for adults, children and youth.
4            Proven ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders.
5            What are your main considerations when developing and delivering work that will contribute to the written strategy of an organisation?
6            Proven ability to adapt and proactively respond to the changing needs of the service.
7            Do you hold a current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain? Please provide your clearance number.
8            Do you hold a current C Class driver’s licence?

For further information regarding this position contact Tanya Leonardi, Coordinator Community Connections on (02) 4227 8202

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065.

Applications close 12 midday Monday 26 April 2021.

Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future opportunities in the team, which may include part time, temporary and or relief roles.

 Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks. 

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Library Customer Service and Program Support Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Eda Irfan
Contact Number
(03) 9243 1979 or email: eirfan@mvcc.vic.gov.au
Location
Moonee Valley City Council , VIC

 

Library Customer Service and Program Support Technician

  • Reference Number: 13568
  • Position Title: Library Customer Service and Program Support Technician
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
  • Directorate: Service Delivery
  • Department: Community Development
  • Location: Flemington Library
  • Banding: LIB4A-LIB4E
  • Salary: $37.65 to $40.61
  • Position Summary

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 2 May 2021

  • Permanent Part-Time Position
  • 0.5 FTE, 17.5 Hours Per Week
  • $37.65 - $40.61 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Days include: Monday, Thursday, Friday and every third Saturday

About Moonee Valley City Council’s Library Services

Moonee Valley City Council provides library services at five locations across the municipality; Ascot Vale Library, Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre, Flemington Library, Niddrie Library and Sam Merrifield Library (Moonee Ponds). Services include availability and loans of books and other materials, collection management, information provision, access to computers and the internet, online services and events.

The Opportunity

Positioned within Council’s Community Development department, this opportunity will see you playing a pivotal role in the delivery of programs and services for adults at Moonee Valley libraries. You will work as part of a professional and friendly team in providing high-quality customer service to residents, as well as support the maintenance of library collections.

Responsibilities

  • Providing customer service through floor walking and active engagement with customers;
  • Undertaking library tasks including; placing reservations, joining new members, assisting with room and equipment bookings, issuing and returning loans and collecting fees and charges;
  • Assisting customers in the use of equipment and technology including, but not limited to; computers, photocopiers, wireless internet access and library apps; and,
  • Developing and delivering responsive and relevant leisure and learning programs for adult members of the community.

Roster

  • Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm (60 Minute meal break)
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm (60 Minute meal break)
  • Every third Saturday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Skills & Experience

  • Diploma of Library and Information Services acceptable for Library Technician membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) required for this position;
  • Demonstrated customer service experience essential, with public library experience being desirable;
  • Well-developed Information Technology skills, including demonstrated experience in troubleshooting of computer and mobile technologies and the online environment;
  • Ability to deliver library services and programs to adult members of the public; and,
  • Current and valid Working With Children Check, or willingness to obtain.

How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through our online system https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Eda Irfan, Team Leader Reader Services & Flemington Library on (03) 9243 1979.

Our Culture of Inclusion

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email H2@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call 9243 1122.

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: 1. Diploma of Library and Information Services acceptable for Library Technician membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Essential: 2. Well-developed Information Technology skills, including demonstrated experience in troubleshooting of computer and mobile technologies and the online environment.
  • Essential: 3. Demonstrated customer service experience.
  • Essential: 4. Ability to deliver library services and programs to adult members of the public.
  • Essential: 5. Ability to relate well to a diversity of people and to work and consult with community and professional organisations and groups.

Contact Person: Eda Irfan | Contact Number: (03) 9243 1979 | Contact Email: eirfan@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Closing Date: 02/05/2021

Position Description available above under Document/s

Application Guide: View Guide

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Young Peoples Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Toni van den Hurk
Contact Number
08 9231 0756
Location
City of Canning, WA

 

Young Peoples Services Librarian

Cannington, Australia | Reference: 5444681

Temporary, Full Time

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and organised Young Peoples Services Librarian to join us on a temporary (until June 2022), full-time basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Manager Community Learning and will be responsible for coordinate, plan and deliver young people's learning programs and events with a focus on literacy and digital literacy.

In this role, you will undertake duties such as:

  • Developing and delivering innovative programs for young people
  • Coordinating the Junior Library work program
  • Promotion of young people's library services

The successful applicant will enjoy:

  • 19 Day Month
  • Gym Membership
  • $77,090.74 - $86,435.76 per annum + 10.5% super

Applicants will have a tertiary qualification in librarianship, at least 2 years' experience in a public library, confidence with modern technologies, strong communication skills and ability to work with young people, as well as ability to obtain a current satisfactory National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check. Our ideal applicant will have knowledge of children's and young people's reading development needs, strong coordination and mentorship skills as well as a great team focus!

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website http://careers.canning.wa.gov.au where you can access the position description and apply for the position. To submit an application, you will need to provide a maximum of two attachments being your resume and cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Toni van den Hurk on 08 9231 0756. Reference 138-2021

Applications close 5.00pm Sunday, 25 April 2021

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 25 April 2021

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Children's/Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Gosden
Contact Number
(03) 9896 4320
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

 

Children's/Youth Services Librarian

Applications closing on 03 May 2021, 05:00 PM

CHILDREN’S / YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN
Position Number BR 2
Ongoing - Full Time

Band 5 $74,995 - $86,559   

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is seeking an energetic, flexible and pro-active Youth Services Librarian to develop and deliver programs and collections for children and young adults. 

 The successful applicant will be passionate about developing community partnerships, will enjoy telling stories, planning programs and promoting the library to children, young adults and their families.  Strong information and communication skills suited to working in a busy public library environment are essential.
 Applicants must have formal qualifications in Librarianship and be eligible for Associate membership to ALIA.

Rostered shifts will include weekdays, evenings and weekends.  Whilst this position is currently located at Nunawading and Warrandyte Libraries, the successful applicant may be required to work at any of the Whitehorse Manningham Library branches.

This position is subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Check prior to commencement. All applicants are required to read the position description prior to submitting an application. 

 All applications must be submitted via online form (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au.  Applications must include a cover letter, resume and a response to the Key Selection Criteria.

 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 For further information, contact Jonathan Gosden on (03) 9896 4320.

 Applications close 5pm Monday 3 May 2021

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Library Mobile Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Moree Plains Shire Council, NSW

 

Library Mobile Services Coordinator

Job No: 134570 | Location: Moree

  • Exciting opportunity for a highly organised, customer-centric individual
  • Join a supportive Local Council recognised as an 'Employer of Choice'
  • Salary circa $53,544.40 - $57,579.60 PLUS super PLUS additional benefits including salary sacrificing options, uniform allowance and regular RDOs!

About the Opportunity

Moree Plains Shire Council now has a newly created opportunity for a Library Mobile Services Coordinator to join their Community Library team in Moree, Northern NSW, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Queensland border. 

Reporting to the Moree Library Coordinator, you will primarily be responsible for coordinating a mobile service that delivers general customer and library services and delivering programs and associated activities to support key areas of the council.

This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours per week, 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday, driving the new council van approx. 20 hours/3 days a week.

More specifically, your day-to-day responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Participate in day to day activities of the library including: circulation services, shelving
  • Provide library circulation services to customers of the mobile service
  • Process information requests and payments from customers and forward queries to relevant MPSC team members
  • Coordinate the maintenance, presentation and rotation of library stock for the mobile service
  • Provide customers with basic education & assistance in using online catalogue, databases and other resources available
  • Develop and support programs and initiatives that foster social inclusion for users of the Mobile Service
  • Cooperate with Council to assist the organisation comply with the obligations under the Workplace Health & Safety Act and the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
  • Undertake other relevant duties as directed, consistent with the employee’s skill, competence and training

To read the full position description, click here.

About You

To be considered for this role you will have demonstrated experience in a customer service role. Other relevant qualifications and experience such as a Certificate IV in Library and Information Services or in delivering programs and events will also be highly regarded.

You will need to be an enthusiastic and highly organised worker with fantastic customer services skills. Your ability to adapt and maintain flexibility in an environment of continuous change, will be essential to your success in the role.

As you will be delivering various programs and presentations, you will need to be confident in your ability to present and communicate key information in a way that is easily comprehendible for audiences of varying knowledge and abilities. You must demonstrate highly developed customer service skills and be a strong communicator who is able to engage effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, including children.

Please note: You will be required to obtain a valid class 'C' Australian driver's licence and a Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration circa $53,544.40 - $57,579.60 plus supernegotiable based on your qualifications and experience.

You will also gain access to an outstanding range of additional benefits, including:

  • 9.5% superannuation;
  • A rostered day off every 3 weeks;
  • Salary sacrificing options; and
  • Uniform allowance.

About the Organisation

Moree Plains Shire Council’s mission is to lead the way in fostering a healthy, positive and well-resourced community. Council is recognised as an Employer Of Choice and is committed to providing employees with a happy and healthy working life experience in order to foster a productive workforce.

Ideally nestled on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Moree is a town rich in culture, heritage, agriculture and natural assets with each component intertwining to define the characteristics of both the town and the community. With an old-world ambience, it offers a fantastic family-friendly lifestyle, affordable housing and plenty of infrastructure including cafes, restaurants, art galleries and more.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level - Apply Now!

Manager – Library and Museum

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Bray, Group Manager, City and Community Services
Contact Number
(02) 9725 0303
Location
Fairfield City Council, NSW

 

Manager – Library and Museum

Reference No. 2021.030

Are you a strategic, creative and adaptive people leader looking for an opportunity to lead a dynamic and passionate team and drive the strategy and operations for Council’s Library and Museum Services?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to oversee the evolution of Fairfield City Open Libraries and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery. The successful candidate will provide leadership and strategic direction balancing traditional and innovative services delivery functions.

The position oversees Council’s 5 branch libraries and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery.

If you are looking to further your career and you possess the attributes outlined in the Position Description, please submit your application today? Please ensure you provide detailed responses and examples (where appropriate) to the essential criteria in the Position Description.

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

  • Permanent full time position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • Attractive Salary
  • Wellness perks including free counselling, discounted gym membership and flexible working hours
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • A motor vehicle benefit is available

FURTHER CONTACTS: Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Amanda Bray on (02) 9725 0303 or a position description is available by contacting Miriam Downie on (02) 9725 0839 (also attached under Download/s)

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 May 2021

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website (also attached under Download/s above). To apply online visit Council’s website www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/fccjobs. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

PO BOX 21 ALAN YOUNG PSM

FAIRFIELD NSW 1860 CITY MANAGER

Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation
Contact Number
(03) 9747 5919
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer

Job No: MEL63 | Location: Melton

  • Full Time Permanent Position - 35 Hours Per Week
  • Salary Range $69,542 to $80,079 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people’s professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council acknowledges the fundamental role that Libraries and Arts play in the making of vibrant, culturally rich communities.  Reporting to the Team Leader Engagement and Digital Services in the Libraries and Arts service unit, the role of Online Development and Creative Technologies is key to delivering priority areas for Melton City Libraries as envisioned in Creative Melton 2030.  These include:

  • Working proactively to engage the whole of community with libraries, learning and creativity
  • Supporting digital inclusion through access to technology, staff expertise and learning programs
  • Employing evidence based practice to develop and review services, collections and programs
  • Working in partnership to deliver collaborative services

This role will be required to work one evening per week and a Saturday morning once a month.

Key Responsibilities

The Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer will:

  • Contribute to Libraries and Arts marketing and outreach through the design, development and production of marketing and communications plans, strategies and activities.
  • Support and coordinate the ongoing development and enhancement of the virtual library through the curation of content for the website, social media, library catalogue interface, App, self-service kiosks and Library Access Points, ensuring that all content is current, accessible, and meets Council standards.
  • Enhance Libraries and Arts online programs and exhibitions through the creation of multimedia content for use in various digital and print publications, including social media.
  • Identify and support the inclusion of new and emerging creative technologies into Libraries and Arts services and programs to meet staff and community needs.
  • Identify and contribute to the development and implementation of systems, processes and tools that increase the quality and impact of Libraries and Arts communications efforts.
  • As a library customer service shift supervisor, provide leadership to staff in the delivery of high quality customer service across the library service to ensure customers have a positive experience characterised by active engagement.
  • Participate in rostered library customer service shifts at library facilities or outreach points and proactively engage with customers to maximise their use of resources, equipment, technology and online platforms.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), or relevant tertiary qualification in information technology or marketing field together with relevant experience in the provision and promotion of public library and/or arts and cultural services.
  • Sound experience in developing and implementing creative technology initiatives in a library or cultural context.
  • Extensive web authoring skills and the development of online content using a range of multi-media tools and applications.
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s licence.
  • Current working with children’s check.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/

How To Apply

For further information about the position, please contact Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation on (03) 9747 5919.

Apply by filling out the application and addressing the key selection criteria below. 

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2021

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we’re committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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