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Content Management Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karmel Savahl
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1717
Location
Greater Dandenong City Council, VIC

 

Content Management Librarian

Work Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Dandenong

Department: Community Strengthening

$97,411 - $106,181 per annum (plus super)

Permanent Full Time 

About Us

Located 35km to the southeast of Melbourne, Greater Dandenong City Council covers 129 square kilometres and has a population of over 169,000 people. The central activities district is Melbourne's second largest retail and commercial centre and includes large shopping complexes at Dandenong and Keysborough as well as the highly popular Dandenong Market.

Greater Dandenong City Council is the most culturally diverse locality in Australia, with residents from over 150 different birthplaces, nearly two-thirds of whom were born overseas. Key industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade, wholesale trade and transport.

We are a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people, and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.

About the Role

The Content Management Librarian sits within our vibrant and energetic Library Services team at the City of Greater Dandenong. The team works across the municipality to deliver services, programs and resources for our uniquely diverse local communities.

Key responsibilities of this role include developing and maintaining the Library Management System (LMS) in-line with relevant standards and procedures and in consultation with specialist colleagues. This position is also responsible for the integration of and access to digital content through the LMS and associated web based applications. The role oversees the Virtual Library (including the Library’s website, online catalogue, enews and mobile application). Monitoring quality cataloguing and end processing of library materials, plus effective delivery of assigned projects and tasks is imperative.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be committed to the delivery of excellent service and continuous improvement. You must have the capacity to interact effectively and positively with a diverse multicultural community as well as suppliers, library and Council staff. You will demonstrate a proactive approach in resolving issues that arise from your area of responsibility. Applicants must be able to demonstrate knowledge of current cataloguing practices, associated LMS maintenance experience and have web system application skills to improve virtual access to a variety of resources.

Benefits of working with us

Council believes in providing an environment where staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.

Our workplace has an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

Our benefits include

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary sacrifice childcare (where available)
  • Flexible working options supported including hybrid work
  • Access to learning & development programs including study assistance
  • Reward & recognition programs
  • Health initiatives
  • Access to our support and wellbeing programs
  • A vibrant social club

For more information about our benefits, please visit our careers page: Working with Us

Council will consider flexible working arrangements for all positions. We embrace our diverse community and encourage 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.

Council is commitment to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and promoting cultural safety and wellbeing for children with zero tolerance for child abuse and harm.

To apply

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role. For your application to be considered, you will need to submit the following:

1. Cover letter

2. Your current resume

3. A document addressing the key selection criteria located in the position description.

Please ensure you address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description as part of your application.

To view a copy of this position description, please click on the links below.

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You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 26 July 2024

Further information: Karmel Savahl, (03) 8571 1717

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Community Programming Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Mathews, Team Leader Wendouree
Contact Number
(03) 53 393 505
Location
City of Ballarat Council, VIC

 

Community Programming Librarian

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  • Permanent Part-time Position (28 hrs/week)
  • Band 5 salary range from $69,877.08 - $80,435.68 per annum, pro rata plus super
  • Primary Location: Wendouree Library

Permanent Part-time Position (28 hrs/week)

Band 5 salary range from $69,877.08 - $80,435.68 per annum, pro rata plus super

Primary Location: Wendouree Library
 

City of Ballarat is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated professional to work as part of the Libraries and Lifelong Learning team to provide high quality, efficient and friendly customer, information and learning services that meet the diverse needs of the community. 

The position is responsible for developing, delivering, and evaluating a range of community programs that support the library as a place for reading, learning and connection. This position also works within the library team to support the provision of regular library operations and deliver excellent customer service. 

If this sounds like you and you have a passion for library and learning services, apply now! 

Key Selection Criteria:

Qualifications and Experience  

  • Completion of a degree course or through lesser formal qualifications with relevant work skills and eligibility for professional membership to ALIA.
  • Demonstrated skills and aptitude developed in a customer service environment. 
  • Experience in the provision of information services including online resources. 
  • Working with Children check 

Selection Criteria:

  • Qualifications and experience as listed above. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of community programs, events, and activities for adults. 
  • Considerable experience in a range of IT applications and digital technologies including handheld devices. 
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating sensitively and effectively with a range of people and organisation’s from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet organisational strategic outcomes.

How to apply:  

To apply for this position please click on the Apply link to view on Council website and submit your application.

The closing date is Tuesday 13 August 2024. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume, and key selection criteria response statement with specific examples.  

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.  

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Contact:  

For further information on this position, please contact Melissa Mathews, Team Leader Wendouree on 03 53 393 505. 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

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Branch Manager – Knox Library | Ngarrgoo

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Branch Services Chantell Harriss or Corporate Manager Customer Experience Sarah Hopkins
Contact Number
T: (03) 9800 6414 or T: (03) 9800 6405
Location
Your Library, VIC

 

Branch Manager – Knox Library | Ngarrgoo

Located at: Knox Library | Ngarrgoo

Classification: Band 6 A-C ($101,083 – $110,398 + Superannuation)

  • Permanent full time – 38.00 hours per week
  • Accrued day off, once a month

About the role

Your library is looking for a Branch Manager for our Knox Library, recently reopened in a brand new facility.  As a Branch Manager, you’ll be the driving force behind our success, transforming community needs into engaging services and experiences. Your role is pivotal in shaping the library’s future, from daily operations to long-term planning, especially as we embark on the exciting venture of our newly opened facility within the busy Westfield Knox Shopping Complex.

About You: 

Your unique leadership style, whether honed in libraries or other dynamic environments, will be key to seamlessly integrating into this role. We celebrate individuality and are excited to see how your flair and dynamism will enhance our team.

What we offer:  

Join us in shaping the future of library services in Knox. This is more than a job – it’s a chance to make a tangible difference in a community that values growth, innovation, and inclusivity. We foster an environment where mistakes are seen as opportunities for growth, empowering you to lead boldly and innovatively.

How to apply:

All applicants are required to read the Position Description prior to applying.

Applications will only be accepted via jobs@yourlibrary.vic.gov.au. Hard copy applications will not be considered. 

Your application must include:

  1. Resume
  2. A cover letter addressing the key selection criteria 

Applications close 11:59pm, Thursday 25 July 2024 and should be sent to:  jobs@yourlibrary.vic.gov.au 

Further enquiries: 

Questions about the role can be directed to Manager Branch Services Chantell Harriss on (03) 9800 6414 or Corporate Manager Customer Experience Sarah Hopkins on (03) 9800 6405

Questions about Your Library’s conditions of employment can be directed to Manager Branch Services Chantell Harriss,  (03) 9800 6414

We look forward to receiving your application.

Your Library Limited is a co-operative venture of three outer eastern metropolitan councils – Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges – serving a population of 435,000 residents across the three municipalities.

Regional Libraries Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carly Barnes
Contact Number
Email: cbarnes@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Location
City of Gold Coast Council, QLD

 

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INSPIRED BY LIFESTYLE. DRIVEN BY OPPORTUNITY.

Regional Libraries Leader

Vacancy Number: 830 

Position Title: Regional Libraries Leader

Employment Status: Fixed Term Full Time (until February 2026)

Department: Service Gold Coast

Location: Bundall, Gold Coast 

Award Classification: Stream A, Level 7

Salary: $97,622.87 - $103,338.37

About your new role

Gold Coast Libraries is seeking a dynamic and experienced Library Regional Leader who thinks strategically, adapts readily to changing circumstances, builds productive relationships, and is committed to customer service excellence.

In this pivotal role, you will showcase your exceptional leadership, and leverage your strategic mindset and critical thinking skills to create impactful connections and foster a culture of inclusion and difference. Your ability to see the bigger picture and navigate complex challenges will be essential in driving our initiatives forward.

You will lead a high-performing team dedicated to supporting early years literacy development, community digital literacy and the lifelong learning needs of the Gold Coast community, while playing a key role in ensuring we achieve our Business Plan outcomes.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate flexibility, as they may be required to work across their assigned region or the entire Library Service and/or corporate offices as operational needs dictate. 

  • Central Region Libraries – Southport, Broadbeach, and Nerang.
  • North Region Libraries – Helensvale, Runaway Bay, Ormeau, and Upper Coomera.
  • Southern Region Libraries – Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters, Coolangatta, Elanora, and Robina.

Be ready to quickly step into more senior roles as opportunities arise, demonstrating your leadership, adaptability, and capability.

For more information about this role including responsibilities, please view the attached position brief

About you

To excel in this role, emotional maturity and resilience are essential. You will demonstrate strong leadership by navigating various situations with empathy and adaptability, fostering meaningful connections and effective communication within our diverse community. Your ability to swiftly master new technologies and proficiently utilise them will be key in supporting your teams and customers as they navigate our diverse range of equipment and resources.

You will have sound knowledge and experience in the delivery of engaging programs for children, teens and adults in a large public library service. You will be able to manage the delivery of a suite of programming that connects customers to the collection encouraging loans, visitation and new memberships.

You will have a degree in Library and Information Management or an alternative relevant degree or possess equivalent knowledge/experience related to strategically leading library teams and delivering programs in a customer-focusedand business-oriented environment. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are crucial, with particular emphasis on building positive relationships, consultation, resilience, advocacy, and conflict resolution. Additionally, you should have experience in leading the implementation of strategic plans, organisational capability building, and/or transformational business change, as well as experience in financial management and reporting.

Be part of shaping the Gold Coast's future

The Gold Coast is inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity. We are the second largest Council in Australia.

We care about being the most flexible government organisation in Australia. We have a range of benefits to help you create the right balance:

  • 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible work arrangements to suit your lifestyle
  • Personal and professional development courses
  • Access to 350+ fitness facilities through Fitness Passport 
  • 4 free confidential counselling sessions a year for you or an immediate family member
  • 1 free nutritionist and financial advice session per year

We pride ourselves on our shared mission of being a high-performing, customer-focused organisation which delivers value-for-money services to the community. We're committed to creating a diverse workplace and inclusive culture.

How to apply

Click 'Apply' to submit your online application. Upload your Resume with a Cover Letter (of no more than 2 pages) outlining how your skills, experience and personal attributes would allow you to achieve success in this role.

Documents needs to be less than 2MB in size and PDF format is preferred. If you encounter technical issues when applying, please email recruitment@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Our selection process may include a one-way video interview via Criteria, a face-to-face or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams, reference checks via Xref and additional checks including police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks, pre-employment medical reviews and drug and alcohol testing.

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Contact Person: Carly Barnes

Contact Email: cbarnes@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Sunday 28th July 2024

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

The City of Gold Coast is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are committed to supporting an environment where all employees, regardless of their differences or similarities, feel valued, respected and supported. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons are encouraged to apply.

Local History Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Seisha Fogarty-Pryor, Manager Community Services
Contact Number
(08) 9347 6027
Location
Town of Cambridge Council, WA

 

Local History Librarian

This exciting role is dedicated to developing and promoting the library's local history services. By building community interest in the collection and promoting the Town’s heritage, you'll foster a deeper connection between the community and their local history through events and activities.

As part of the Cambridge Library team, you will support the public in utilising library resources while contributing to broader library operations. Additionally, you can showcase your creativity through leading the local history digital presence through the creation of social media content to promote heritage and local history collection.

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What we are looking for: Local History Librarian

  • Previous experience developing and coordinating an archival, local history or studies collection, including knowledge of the Copyright Act.
  • Knowledge of archival resources and services at the State Library WA and conservation techniques for archival, or local history, or local studies collections.
  • Knowledge and experience of automated library software packages, MS Office software, microform equipment and other automated and electronic data storage, indexing and retrieval systems.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to work collaboratively within a team and meaningfully engage with a broad customer service base.
  • Organisational skills to manage local history and local studies projects and assist in library operations.
  • The ability to research and analyse information to make informed recommendation on Council’s local history and studies collection.

Eligibility

  • Tertiary qualifications in Information and Library Services or equivalent and eligibility for Associate membership of ALIA are essential.
  • National Police Clearance (no older than 3 months).
  • Current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence.
  • Ability to work rostered hours including evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Australian working rights.

Why work for Town of Cambridge

  • Up to 16.5% Superannuation (employer contribution).
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Quarterly staff cultural awards
  • 22 days annual leave and 10 days personal leave per year (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • 13 weeks Long Service Leave after 10 years service in Local Government. Pro-rata long service leave is available after 7 years' service (long service entitlements are transferable within Local Governments).

How to apply

If you want to help contribute to the Town of Cambridge and make a difference to our community, we would like to hear from you!

This ad is for two (2) separate roles (See also: Collections and Community Engagement Senior Librarian). Applicants are invited to apply for both roles, however, will need to apply separately through the links provided to be considered.

Please read the supplied applicant packs for further information on the roles.

 Should you require any further information regarding these positions please contact Seisha Fogarty-Pryor, Manager Community Services, for a confidential discussion on (08) 9347 6027.

Closing date: 3pm, Thursday, 1 August 2024; interviews may be conducted with suitable candidates prior to the closing date. Therefore, the Town reserves the right to close applications prior to the aforementioned date. 

VAC50-24-VAC51-24-Applicant-Information-Pack-July-2024.pdf(PDF, 2MB)

Collections and Community Engagement Senior Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Seisha Fogarty-Pryor, Manager Community Services
Contact Number
(08) 9347 6027
Location
Town of Cambridge Council, WA

 

Collections and Community Engagement Senior Librarian

This dynamic role drives the development and management of innovative library resource collections and programs that support lifelong learning. You will manage the day-to-day delivery of the library services and programs, ensuring high quality customer service while developing collections based on usage data and trends.

You will develop community engagement activities, events, and programs that are unique to the Cambridge community. Your ability to strategically plan, network, build relationships, and apply creative marketing techniques will help you succeed in this role.

You will also oversee the entire lifecycle of our collections —from ordering and cataloguing to administering stock. By recommending system improvements and providing insightful monthly reports on collection performance, you'll keep our library connected with its community and play a key role in its strategic planning

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What we are looking for: Collections and Community Engagement Senior Librarian

  • Previous experience as a qualified librarian and working in a public library environment in a collections or programming role
  • Comprehensive knowledge of collection maintenance and development, Australian cataloguing principles, the provision of library services within WA and the State Library of Western Australia’s procedures and policies and information storage and retrieval systems
  • Ability to evaluate and make recommendations on strategic directions for library programs.
  • Demonstrated communication, customer service and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and resolve conflicts including the ability to relate to and liaise with staff, the public and suppliers
  • Demonstrated supervisory and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills including the ability to use judgement where there are some elements of complexity
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and the ability to plan, organise and set outcomes

Eligibility

  • Tertiary qualifications in Information and Library Services or equivalent and eligibility for Associate membership of ALIA are essential.
  • National Police Clearance (no older than 3 months).
  • Current WA “C” Class Drivers Licence.
  • Ability to work rostered hours including evenings and weekends (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Australian working rights.

Why work for Town of Cambridge

  • Up to 16.5% Superannuation (employer contribution).
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Quarterly staff cultural awards
  • 22 days annual leave and 10 days personal leave per year (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • 13 weeks Long Service Leave after 10 years service in Local Government. Pro-rata long service leave is available after 7 years' service (long service entitlements are transferable within Local Governments).

How to apply

If you want to help contribute to the Town of Cambridge and make a difference to our community, we would like to hear from you!

This ad is for two (2) separate roles (see also : Local History Librarian).

Applicants are invited to apply for both roles, however, will need to apply separately through the links provided to be considered. Please read the supplied applicant packs for further information on the roles.

 Should you require any further information regarding these positions please contact Seisha Fogarty-Pryor, Manager Community Services, for a confidential discussion on (08) 9347 6027.

Closing date: 3pm, Thursday, 1 August 2024; interviews may be conducted with suitable candidates prior to the closing date. Therefore, the Town reserves the right to close applications prior to the aforementioned date. 

VAC50-24-VAC51-24-Applicant-Information-Pack-July-2024.pdf (PDF, 2MB)

Senior Librarian/Shift Leader - Digital Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sara Mills
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3634
Location
Lane Cove Council, NSW

 

Senior Librarian/Shift Leader - Digital Programs

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6628322

  • Permanent Part-time
  • 21 hrs per week (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - includes an evening shift)
  • Innovative team

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Senior Librarian/Shift Leader to join our team.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburbs have a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" services and facilities to the community whilst ensuring a sustainable future.

If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

You will be responsible for providing quality digital learning opportunities to the Lane Cove Community.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree or Graduate Diploma in Librarianship/Information Science or equivalent qualification, providing eligibility for Associate membership of ALIA.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high level customer service.
  • Demonstrated information retrieval skills, including the reference interview.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering technology and digital literacy programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant digital technologies and equipment e.g makerspace equipment, online databases, eResources, Tech Savvy.

What we Offer

We hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds maintaining always that inclusion and diversity lie at the heart of what we do. For those who join us we offer:

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • The convenience of being close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym.

We are dedicated to the safety, empowerment and participation of all children and are committed to creating a thoughtful, protective community that supports children and young people to feel safe and protected.

To Apply

Click on the "Apply Now" link to be redirected to our careers page where you can download and read a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Sara Mills on (02) 9911 3634.

Salary range - Up to $107K per annum (pro rata) (incl. super) dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 28 JULY 2024 at 10PM

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.

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Assistant Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Rockingham Council, WA

 

Assistant Librarian

Permanent
Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)
 

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

The Rockingham Library is a public library, servicing the community by providing information services, education and events.

The role of the Assistant Librarian at Rockingham Library is to assist in the management of the library’s operations including assessing and developing various collections, working collaboratively to develop an events program and actively contributing to the marketing and promotion of the library service.

You have experience in a customer focussed environment and are able to communicate effectively with members of the public and staff. You have demonstrated skills in problem solving, time management and are able to demonstrate these skills along with your ability to use initiative. You have a passion for providing excellent customer service and for promoting library services and resources to residents.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your application:

  1. Relevant degree appropriate for eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association.
  2. High level of written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
  4. Team leadership and ability to motivate staff.
  5. Experience in planning and implementing community programs and events.
  6. Experience in marketing the library services to the community.

We are offering a gross salary of $74,999 per annum and:

  • 11.5% superannuation with the option to co-contribute up to a further 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programs including a physical health reimbursement subsidy payment of up to $150 per annum, free flu vaccinations, free skin cancer checks, mental health programs and Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) services
  • A culture of learning with training/development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

An information package, including the position description, is available on our website.

Applications must be submitted online by 4pm, Sunday 21 July 2024 | APPLY with Council

This process may be used to fill future similar permanent or fixed-term positions that may become available in the City during the next 12 months.

The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including First Nations people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Attachments:Information Pack - Assistant Librarian Rockingham - July 2024.pdf

Team Leader Creative Experience

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Danielle McQuoid, Manager Library & Community Hub
Contact Number
E: danielle.mcquoid@burwood.nsw.gov.au or T: 02 9078 6130
Location
Burwood Council, NSW

 

Team Leader Creative Experience

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Closing date: 24/07/2024 11:59 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Location: 2 Conder Street, Burwood NSW 2134

Department: Community Life

Compensation: Total Annual Salary with super AUD $93,914.81 - $112,659.61

Employment type: Permanent Full Time

  • Permanent full-time position available NOW!

  • Manage a small, creative, dedicated team

  • $93,914.81 - $112,659.61 + 11.5% Super + RDO

About us:

The Burwood Council area is a hub of Inner West Sydney and is identified as a Strategic Centre by the NSW State Government. It is a cosmopolitan destination with a thriving business and retail centre with a strong and vibrant future.

Our progressive community enjoys well designed public spaces, inclusive cultural events, intriguing laneways with impressive public art and an enviable restaurant and cafe scene,

At Burwood our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Community Strategic Plan 2036.

Read on further if you would like to join us

Your Position:

Burwood Council is looking for a passionate and creative Team Leader to manage a small team of library staff in the activation of the Community Hub through the delivery of a range of innovative programs that support lifelong learning and inspire our community. The Community Hub has interactive galleries, an amphitheatre, digital lounges, studio rooms, makerspace equipment and learning labs for creative program use. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, have strong skills in establishing and maintaining partnerships, the ability to develop and deliver events, a strong teamwork ethos and the ability to engage the community.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:-

  • Strengthen and build organisation culture and capability by leading and supporting a team of multidisciplinary staff.
  • Lead the development of creative programs and events across the specialised areas of creative technologies, space activation, studio production, and/or multi-arts forms for diverse audiences.
  • Fully participate in the delivery of Library programs and events as well as the promotion and marketing of all library programs and services.
  • Undertake community engagement processes and provide strategic advice on the provision of age specific and culturally appropriate creative programs and services.
  • Facilitate partnership projects with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of new initiatives, programs and services in the Community Hub.
  • In liaison with the Manager Library and Community Hub, identify and apply for grants and other funding to provide opportunities to enhance creative experiences and access to innovative programming for the local community.

To be successful in this role you will have:-

  • Degree in library information, education, cultural services, digital media or a related discipline with contemporary experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing innovative programming in one or more of the specialised areas of creative technologies, space activation, studio production, and/or multi-arts forms for diverse audiences.
  • General knowledge of STEM resources and tools to support learning or a willingness to cultivate such knowledge.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining productive partnerships and undertaking community engagement programs to inform creative program development.
  • Proven track record leading and supporting staff to achieve work targets and objectives effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated experience in the marketing and promotion of creative programming.
  • Proven success in preparing funding submissions and proposals, including knowledge of budget preparation and management.
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills, including influencing and negotiation; research and information analysis and the ability to make engaging presentations.

Experience working in a public library isn’t essential but would be highly regarded

Key Requirements:

  • COVID 19 vaccination for all employees (2 Vaccines)
  • Willingness to complete a National Police History Check
  • Willingness to complete a pre-employment health assessment
  • Working with Children Check

Culture & Benefits:

  • Rostered Day Off arrangements
  • Health & Well-being initiatives (ie flu vaccinations, skin checks)
  • Fitness Passport membership
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Enquiries:

Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description or please contact Danielle McQuoid, Manager Library & Community Hub at danielle.mcquoid@burwood.nsw.gov.au or 02 90786130.

How to apply:

Please click on “Apply now” and follow the steps.

Applications are to include a resume and answers to the online questions.

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Closing date:

Wednesday, 24 July 2024 @ 11:59 pm

At Burwood Council we celebrate diversity, value inclusion and welcome applicants from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are committed to creating an environment where every member of our team feels respected, supported and inspired to contribute their unique skills and talents for a better Burwood.

In serving our community, we are also proud to be a child safe organisation.

Position Description available for download above under Document\s

Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jake Livingston, Coordinator Library Services
Contact Number
(02) 6226 1477
Location
Yass Valley Council, NSW

 

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Library Technician

Posted: 28/06/2024

Closing Date: 28/07/2024

Job Type: Permanent - Full Time

Location: Yass Valley Council

Job Category: Library Services

 Job Description

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•    Work hands on with the Yass Community in this role 
•    Be a part of the operations of the new library complex for the Crago Mill Precinct in 2025
•    Friendly and supportive team environment

Yass Valley Council is seeking a professional, dedicated and suitably experienced person to delivery Library Services. 

YOUR ROLE
As a Library Technician you will maintain operational and technical aspects of the Yass Valley Library Service with a focus on building and maintaining strong relationships between Council and the community.

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT (for eligible employees)

•    A 35-hour working week, over a 9-day fortnight
•    Access to 6.5 weeks long service leave after 5 years
•    4 weeks paid annual leave
•    Access to 3 weeks sick leave per year, cumulative where unused
•    Access to 2 health and wellbeing days (taken from sick leave entitlements)
•    Annual salary between $61,895.60 - $66,847.56 per annum plus 11.5% Superannuation
•    Guaranteed salary increases of 3% in 2025-26.

YOUR CAREER

•    A supportive environment and collaborative team to assist you to reach your career goals
•    Career growth through internal job opportunities
•    Job security in a Local Government position
•    Access to e-learning platforms and other development opportunities

YOUR WELLBEING

•    An inclusive culture where all our people are valued and EEO, diversity and differences are respected.
•    Health & Wellbeing program - annual flu vaccinations and injury prevention program.
•    Access to confidential Employee Assistance Program service for you and your family.

YOUR HOME

Yass Valley Council (YVC) is a local government organisation employing over 150 staff. YVC is managed by the Chief Executive Officer and three Directors. This management team ensues the continued delivery of excellent services and optimum infrastructure to residents and visitors. The three divisions of YVC are Corporate and Community, Planning and Environment, and Infrastructure and Assets.
The Corporate & Community Division comprises of Finance, Human Resources, ICT, Governance & Risk, Customer Service, Community & Economic Development, Library Services, and Media & Communications. The role of Library Technician is located within the Library Services team. 
The contact Manager for this position is Jake Livingston, Coordinator Library Services on (02) 6226 1477, or please contact the HR team on (02) 6226 9251.

How to Apply
Apply online by addressing the essential criteria questions and uploading a current copy of your resume.

Eligibility
To apply for this position, 
•    You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen or hold a valid visa with permission to work. 
•    You must complete an Identity check – supplying 100 points of identification for verification.
•    You must have a current or willing to obtain a New South Wales (NSW) Working with Children Check (WWCC)
•    Willing to complete an integrity/criminal history check.

This position is subject to relevant pre-employment checks and all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Child Safe Organisation. 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 LGBTQIA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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