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Reader Development - Children & Youth Service Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Shelley Gasperino | Library Coordinator Children & Youth Services
Contact Number
1300 135 668 |
City of Kingston, VIC


Reader Development - Children & Youth Service Librarian

  • Reference Number: 10074
  • Position Title: Reader Development - Children & Youth Service Librarian
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Division: Comm Sustainability
  • Department: Libraries & Social Development
  • Classification: Library Band 5

Position Summary

Kingston Libraries is seeking an experienced Reader Development Children and Youth Services Librarian for Cheltenham Library.

  • Full time, permanent position 35 hours per week (including a late shift and weekends)
  • Band 5, $71,700.98 – 82,800.15 per annum plus super
  • Excellent opportunity for being part of a dynamic team with a new Library Strategy

About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management.

As part of the Kingston Library team you will provide leadership support, ensure that Kingston Libraries provide high level customer service and build capacity in our communities inside the library, online and outside the four walls.

The Role

We are seeking a Reader Development – Children and Youth Librarian to join the Cheltenham Team. Reporting to the Cheltenham Branch Coordinator and the Children & Youth Services Coordinator, your role is to:

  • Assist with the requests for the youth collection, support and implement children and youth programs at Cheltenham, Highett and Moorabbin libraries.
  • Foster relationships throughout the community, providing an outreach service to local schools, kindergartens and maternal child health centres to create a love of reading in the community.
  • Deliver innovative and customer focused service consistent with Kingston Libraries vision, values and objectives.

About You

You will have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding Kingston Libraries Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering programs to 0 to 18 years
  • Knowledge of children’s literature, language and literacy development with experience managing library collections
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What we can offer

This is a full-time position at a Band 5 level (35 hours per week). It includes one late shift a fortnight, one Saturday shift in three weeks and one Sunday shift in six weeks.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, paid parental leave, salary packaging, study/development assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance.  Full time employees also have access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How to apply

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply Now button to submit your application. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Shelley Gasperino, Children & Youth Services Coordinator, on 1300 135 668.

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Essential : Do you hold a current driver's licence which allows you to drive within Victoria?
  • Essential : Are you willing to undertake a Working with Children Check? Please note, you will need to organise and pay for this if you are successful in progressing to the pre-employment stage of the recruitment process for this position. If you already have a Working with Children Check you will be required to add the City of Kingston as an employer if you are successful for this position.
  • Essential : Do you hold the qualifications required in the position outlined in the position description?

Contact: Shelley Gasperino | Library Coordinator Children & Youth Services | 1300 135 668 |

Closing Date: 13/05/2021

Position Description available above under Document/s

Application GuideDownload Guide

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Innovative Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manjit Uppal
Contact Number
02) 9725 0362
Fairfield City Council, NSW


Innovative Programs Officer

Applications closing on 30 May 2021, 11:59 PM


Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the Fairfield City community? An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated and engaging educator to join our Library Learning Experience Team.

Fairfield City Open Libraries has modern digital creative technology hubs including audio suites, green screens suites, VR studio, lab.LX and lab.LX STEAM. We are seeking a motivated educator to develop and deliver transformative technology programs to the community and businesses to build digital literacy skills such as STEAM, virtual reality, coding, filmmaking, robotics and bots, 3D printers, sound and recording and other emerging technologies. If you are a next generation thinker with a passion for educating the community and providing the best library experience for our customers and would like to join a positive and energetic team we want to hear from you! Apply online today! Applications must address the Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience required in the Position Description.


  • Permanent position, 35 hours per week
  • This position is a Grade 4; salary range is $66,997 p.a. with progression to $73,949 p.a. on demonstrated competencies, with performance progression to $78,447 p.a.
  • Flexible working hours are available
  • The position includes evening and weekend work
  • A Uniform is provided

FURTHER CONTACTS: Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Manjit Uppal on (02) 9725 0362 or a position description is available by contacting Sharon Allard on (02) 9725 0359.

CLOSING DATE: Midnight 30 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. To apply online visit Council’s website 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. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

The successful applicant may be required to undertake a National Police Clearance prior to commencement

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.




Manager Digital Services 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sarah Hopkins, Corporate Manager Customer Experience
Contact Number
(03) 9800 6405
Eastern Regional Libraries Corporation , VIC


Manager Digital Services 

  • Band 6 Level A-C  
  • Salary Range: $92,094 – $100,579 + Superannuation 
  • Permanent Full time – 38 Hours per week 

 ‘Your Library’ is looking for a bright, warm, fun and enthusiastic person, who loves a challenge while the focus of the role is on digital services and technology, you will need the skills to take our team and community with you as we embrace new opportunities.  

  • You will manage and oversee contracts, particularly for our ‘digital branch’ which is our busiest branch for loans. 
  • You will be responsible for our WordPress based websites, digital collection, digital resources and other digital solutions we offer to our communities. 
  • You will also oversee promoting, training and sharing them with our members. 
  • You will need the skills to manage and motivate a small team whose role is external digital training, STEAM programs, staff training, 
  • and marketing and design. Your team will provide support and direction to the eLearning Officers in our branches. 

Application Details, Position Description and Conditions of Employment can be found within the attached Role Prospectus (above under Document/s)

If you have any questions about the content of this role, please phone Sarah Hopkins, Corporate Manager Customer Experience on (03) 9800 6405 or for ERLC Employment Conditions, please phone Christine Smith, Corporate Manager Operations (03) 9800 6402. 

Applications close 5pm Sunday 23 May 2021 

Library & Information Services Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kerryn Jones or Human Resources
Contact Number
(02) 6861 2333
Parkes Shire Council, NSW


Library & Information Services Team Leader

Job No: PSC347 | Location: Parkes

About the Opportunity

Are you a creative thinker who values life-long learning, community engagement, and understands the changing role of today's public libraries? Parkes Shire Council is currently looking for a Library and Information Services Team Leader for the Parkes Library.

The Parkes Shire Library service has a reputation for delivering exciting and innovative programs for local communities, and this role also supports the provision of library services in Trundle, Tullamore and Peak Hill.  

The Parkes Library is part of a new dynamic art, cultural and education space which includes the Marramarra Makerspace Studio, the Conventry Room (catering for arts and cultural events) and the Parkes Country Universities Centre.

Find out more about Parkes Shire Library -

About Parkes Shire Council

Parkes Shire Council is a progressive and innovative organisation that embraces new ideas and has adopted a philosophy of continuous improvement. Council is committed to delivering progress and value to our community through living our corporate values of Community, Innovation, Integrity, Respect, Safety and Teamwork. The values for which we are proud of, guide the work we do, the choices we make and how we interact with each other and the community. For our employees we provide a positive, safe, creative and fun work environment which embraces new technology with the focus on the safety, health, well-being and professional development of staff.

Council has been awarded for Excellence in Local Government and was named the winner of the prestigious 2016 AR Bluett Memorial Award.  The award recognises the most progressive rural council in the state, based on all council operations and services.

Parkes Shire Council is a changing organisation, we are embracing the LEAN philosophy in an effort to maximise the value and service we deliver to our community.  Council values our position as a progressive, cohesive and well respected employer of choice. For our employees we provide career development and succession planning opportunities across a large range of trades and professions.

In our quest for continuous improvement Council has achieved formal accreditation under the Australian and New Zealand standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems AS/NZS 4801:2001 by SAI Global.  This highly regarded accreditation recognises the dedication and commitment from Council staff to ensure safety management systems are robust and efficient and more importantly that a safe workplace is provided for our staff, contractors, visitors and volunteers.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Degree in Library, Information Management or equivalent
  • Current and maintained NSW Driver’s Licence
  • Demonstrated relevant work experience in developing library services and programs and leading teams
  • Current Working with Children Check

Other details relating to this position are:

  • The Grade range applicable for the position is Grade 13 to Grade 15, Salary to be determined dependent upon the qualifications and experience of successful applicant.
  • The annual salary range is from $72,000 to $92,000 per annum
  • The hourly rate is $39.81/hr to $50.80/hr
  • 35 hour working week with a monthly Rostered Day Off (RDO)
  • Employer Superannuation (SGC) of 9.5% applies
  • Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award 2020
  • Financial Assistance with relocation expenses
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job
  • Parkes Shire Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Aboriginal persons are encouraged to apply


How to Apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer the questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be asked to attach your current Resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your Resume. A cover letter is not required.

Council will only accept applications submitted on line, however if you do not have access to a computer or other electronic device, the Human Resources team, Works & Services Administration staff or your local library staff will be only too happy to assist you.

Parkes Shire Council operates a merit-based recruitment process.

Pre-employment Screening

In the event you are shortlisted for an interview, and are then selected to progress to the next stage following interview, you must be prepared to undergo the following pre-employment screening processes as part of the selection process:

  • A pre-employment physical examination (at Council's expense), including a hearing and alcohol and other drugs test
  • Please include two work related referees in your resume for reference checking purposes - please ensure your referee details are current
  • Provide the applicable Working with Children Check number if the role applied for requires a Working with Children Check
  • Undertake any other applicable screening that may be relevant to the role
  • Council may also check authenticity of certificates and qualifications 

Working With Children Check

To create a child safe environment, all Council employees will require a Working With Children Check number. Applicants need to possess or express a willingness to apply for a Working With Children Check. More information can be found at

Privacy Statement

As part of the recruitment process, Parkes Shire Council will be collecting information about you. This information is private information for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act. This information will be included in the recruitment file and only accessed by members of the Recruitment Selection Panel.

Other Important Details

Enquiries: Telephone Kerryn Jones or Human Resources on (02) 6861 2333 for further information.

Closing Date: 5.00pm AEST on Monday, 24 May, 2021. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ONCE YOU START TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE IT AND RETURN TO IT LATER AND YOU MUST UPLOAD YOUR RESUME (help will be made available from HR or the Library staff to assist with uploading the documentation) 

Good luck and we look forward to receiving your application!

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Library Service Officer (Programs and Support)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ros Tiberi
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1416
City of Greater Dandenong, VIC


Library Service Officer (Programs and Support)

  • Job no: 974052
  • Work type: Permanent Part Time
  • Location: Greater Dandenong Libraries, Dandenong and Springvale
  • $66,079 - $70,142 pa (pro rata plus super)
  • Permanent Part Time (28 hours per week, Monday - Thursday)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment 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.

The permanent part time Library Service Officer (Programs and Support) works within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services Department, and at both Library sites, Springvale and Dandenong.

The primary objectives of the position are to:

  • Support and assist the community to access and use Library services and resources.
  • Contribute to the delivery of excellent service delivery through Greater Dandenong’s Library Service.
  • Deliver high quality Library Programs that support learning, literacy and social inclusion.

The successful applicant will have experience in engaging service delivery, an understanding of positive customer service principles, adult learning principles and experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment. The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for learning in a fast-paced environment and be motivated to support the delivery of a variety of library programs to engage with the community. An understanding and demonstrated experience of current technologies and willingness to embrace and explore emerging technologies relevant to libraries is essential.

Regular evening and weekend shifts are compulsory.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the Position Description. To view a copy of this Position Description and to apply, please click on the link below.

Position Description:  Library Services Officer (Programs and Support) - January 2020.pdf

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.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed childcare (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Ros Tiberi, (03) 8571 1416
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 14 May 2021

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Promotions Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Barjinder Kaur
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7890
Penrith City Council, NSW


  • Job no: 493234
  • Work type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Penrith
  • Categories: Library Services
  • Salary: $80,034.00 to $92,642.00 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation

About Us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

In this role you will contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries as rostered. You will grow the Library’s presence across its social media channels and promote public awareness and interest in library programs, resources and services. You will assist library customers to use digital services and equipment. You will participate in events and programs promoting library services.

This position reports to the Library Programs Supervisor.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant degree qualifications with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or equivalent
  • High level of customer service skills and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using online systems, relevant databases and electronic resources
  • Strong project management and administrative skills with a proven ability to manage concurrent tasks and work to deadlines
  • Exceptional presentation, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in developing and adding promotional content to a variety of social media and digital platforms
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team environment
  • Demonstrated high levels of enthusiasm, creativity, innovation and flexibility in previous work roles
  • Driver’s Licence [C class]


  • Public library experience
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign
  • Experience working with Content Management Systems

Salary: $80,034.00 to $92,642.00 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Barjinder Kaur, on (02) 4732 7890.

Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position. 

Penrith City Council is committed to ensuring the safety of our people and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of our employees are currently working remotely or in a way that is different to normal, which may impact our recruitment processes including time to respond to applicants and conducting online interviews instead of in-person. Some roles may also require temporary remote working arrangements; if applicable, this will be discussed with you at the time of interview.  

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Position description

Advertised: 27 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 11 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Roster Administration Officer 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC


Roster Administration Officer 

Fixed-term 8 month maternity leave contract, full-time, 76 hours per fortnight

Band 4, $61,790 - $66,717 plus superannuation pro-rata

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to join an industry leader in a thriving regional community. As the Roster Administration Officer you are responsible for the allocation of our Library Officer shifts at the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, ensuring staff have all shifts filled within a reasonable time frame. You will be working closely with the Library Coordinator and Assistant Branch Librarian, ensuring great customer service. Rostering experience is desirable however training will be provided to the successful applicant.

Ideally you will have an understanding of the role of public libraries, experience in engaging and working with a customer focused team, the capacity to build relationships and a relevant tertiary qualification are necessary in order for you to meet expectations in the role.

Your duties include but are not limited to: 

  • Providing effective and efficient rostering and administrative services to support the provision of exemplary library services at the iconic Geelong Library & Heritage Centre
  • Review and ensure the timely and accurate provision of staff to support the daily branch roster
  • Act as the point of contact for GLHC library staff in relation to rostering and leave requirements
  • Support the GLHC Branch Librarian and Assistant Branch Librarian in the delivery of library services as required   

In return, you will receive many benefits from us including:

  • As a learning organisation, we are committed to personal and professional growth and provide ample professional development opportunities
  • Every single role at GRLC contributes to meet the needs of our community, your role makes a difference for our members
  • As a value-based and caring employer, we also offer purchase leave arrangements, carry-over arrangements from Local Government sector, local Employee Assistance Program and annual free vaccination reimbursement.

Applications should be made via our website where a Position Description will be available and the application process is detailed.

Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

Applications Close 9th May 2021

Established in 1997, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is a consistently-recognised industry leader in Victoria. We take our mission of a thriving regional community to heart and are an exemplary library service that creates opportunities for our community to read, learn, work and connect with each other and the world.

Not only are we the custodians and distributors of accumulated knowledge and resources, lead the way in technology and innovation to ensure inclusive access where we can all be enriched and inspired. 

We create safe spaces for all individuals and have a rich calendar of learning and cultural programs through our network which consists of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 16 community branches and two mobiles libraries across four local government areas.

We deliver on our important community responsibilities and are proud of our strong and established relationships based on respect, care and kindness. The GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe. 

Geelong Regional Library Corporation values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We encourage expressions of interest and applications from people with a lived experience of disability, or long term illness or injury and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender. We welcome applications from individuals who may be returning to the workforce after a period of absence.

If you require additional support to make an application, or would like to obtain  more information, or seek an adjustment to the selection process based on your specific needs,  please contact a member of the Corporate Services team on 03 4201 0600 to discuss at any time. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

Library Branch Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nicola Klein
Contact Number
(03) 9243 1919
Moonee Valley City Council, VIC


Library Branch Team Leader

Reference number: 13590

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 9 May 2021

  • Reference Number: 13590
  • Position Title: Library Branch Team Leader
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Directorate: Service Delivery
  • Department: Community Development
  • Location: Sam Merrifield Library
  • Banding: BAND 6A-6D
  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • Salary $88,928.45 - $98,762.95 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation. Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Work as part of Council’s Library and Learning leadership team

About Moonee Valley City Council’s Libraries

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 programs and events.

The Opportunity

You will contribute to the provision of a high-quality library service to the community, with a focus on managing the daily operations of the Sam Merrifield Library in Moonee Ponds. Working as part of Council’s Library and Learning leadership team, you will contribute to the planning, development and implementation of library policy and strategic direction across the municipality, with a particular focus on library outreach services.


  • Uphold and communicate public library values such as the free flow of information and ideas, inclusion and equity and the provision of lifelong learning;
  • Participate in the provision of the Library and Learning service as a member of the leadership team by providing input into policy and planning;
  • Manage branch staff by providing advice, leadership and support, in addition to maintaining an annual review and staff development program;
  • Facilitate the running of outreach programs and events; and,
  • Ensure a high standard of customer service within branches.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (Librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA);
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a leadership position in public libraries;
  • Ability to manage resources efficiently leading to the provision of excellent customer service;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects on time and to budget;
  • Expertise in the operation of library outreach activities;
  • Well-developed skills in the use of Information Technology, online resources, software, computer and mobile technologies applicable in a library environment; and,
  • Current Working With Children Check or willingness to obtain.


At Moonee Valley City Council, we provide a number of benefits to our valued employees including:

  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Local Government Employees Health Plan
  • Novated vehicle leasing
  • Employee assistance programs / phone or in person counselling services

How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through our online system 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 Nicola Klein, Coordinator Technology and Operations on (03) 9243 1919.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

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 or call 9243 1122.

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: 1. Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (Librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Essential: 2. Demonstrated relevant experience in a leadership position in public libraries.
  • Essential: 3. Demonstrated ability to manage resources efficiently leading to the provision of excellent customer service.
  • Essential: 4. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and analyse services to support continuous improvement.
  • Essential: 5. Demonstrated ability to manage projects on time and to budget.
  • Essential: 6. Demonstrated ability of running successful outreach programs and events, bringing library services to the broader community
  • Essential: 7. Well-developed skills in the use of Information Technology, online resources, software, computer and mobile technologies applicable in a library environment.
  • Essential: 8. Current Working With Children Check, or willingness to obtain.

Contact Person: Nicola Klein | Contact Number: (03) 9243 1919

Alternate Contact Person: Celia Rice | Alternate Contact Number: (03) 9243 1904

Closing Date: 09/05/2021

Position Description available above under Document/s

Application Guide: View Guide


Library Information Technology Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Linda Horswell
Contact Number
(02) 9978 4017 during business hours
Mosman Council, NSW


Library Information Technology Officer

  • A unique role combining your IT and Library skills
  • Located on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour with public transport at door
  • Full-time opportunity with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks
  • Total Package from $80,174.93 to $99,723 pa inclusive of superannuation

About Us

Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. The recruitment and selection of talented staff committed to giving back to the community is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it.

Our employees enjoy many great benefits, including a 3-weekly Rostered Days Off for full-time staff, public transport travel subsidy program, tertiary study assistance, health and well-being initiatives and annual Award increases and performance reviews.

We offer a professional and flexible working environment and take pride in having a supportive and progressive workplace culture. We have been formally recognised as an exceptional place to work, winning the Voice Project’s Best Workplace Award for 2019.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking an energetic, customer focussed and experienced Library IT specialist. In this role you will be responsible for the effective operation of the Library’s Information Technology systems.

Your day to day work will involve:

  • ensuring effective operation and maintenance of the Library’s IT resources and Library Management system
  • administration of Council’s Digital Asset Management System (Cumulus)
  • liaising with the key staff in Shorelink Libraries and Library Management System vendor
  • assisting the Council Web Team with maintenance and updates pertaining to Council’s website
  • provision of quality customer service to the Library’s clients
  • training staff and customers on the Library’s Information Technology resources.

You will be located at Barry O’Keefe Library and reporting to the Team Leader Library Resources.

This is a great opportunity for you to have a genuine impact on our community.

About You

To succeed in this position, you will:

  • have experience with operation and maintenance of Library Management Systems and IT equipment including public access internet and wi-fi, PC booking systems, RFID systems and digital asset management systems
  • have experience with web technologies, including HTML and CSS, and with using a content management system to update websites
  • be committed to quality customer service and teamwork
  • have relevant tertiary qualifications in Library/Information Science or equivalent relevant qualification
  • be available to work on weekend and evening shifts

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you need to complete your application in one sitting, as you cannot save it and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position, including proof of entitlement to work and 100 point identification. Click here for a list of acceptable proof of identity documents. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Linda Horswell on (02) 9978 4017 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Closing Date:    11:30pm, Sunday 2 May  

Previous applicants need not apply. 

Mosman Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.


Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liam Pucher
Contact Number
(02) 8495 6468 
Northern Beaches Council, NSW


Library Assistant

  • Posted: 20 April 2021
  • Closes: 04 May 2021
  • Location: Dee Why, New South Wales
  • Tenure: Part-time


Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Library Assistant, Temporary (up to 6 months) - Part-time Role, 42 hours per fortnight

Salary Range: $56,224.99 to $65,342.84 per annum on pro rata basis + 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

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 Liam Pucher on (02) 8495 6468 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 04/05/2021


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