Narromine Libraries Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Macquarie Regional Library
Contact Number
(02) 6801 4500
Dubbo Regional Council, NSW


Narromine Libraries Coordinator

Job No: DRC678 | Location: Narromine, NSW

About us

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services.

About our region

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

The Opportunity

We currently have an exciting full-time opportunity for a passionate and proactive Narromine Libraries Coordinator, with this position being responsible for the delivery of high quality and effective library and information services in accordance with Macquarie Regional Library’s strategic objectives, policies, and procedures. The position plans and delivers services, programs and events that enhance community engagement, literacy skills, educational, recreational and lifelong learning.  

This is an outstanding opportunity for the right individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills that takes pride in delivering high quality library services. 

In this role there will be an opportunity to:

  • Lead both the development and implementation of branch programs, plans, activities and collections.

  • Proactively participate and contribute to the development of the regional library service.
  • Contribute to the development of the Marketing and Promotional Plan.
  • Provide input into the development of the Strategic Plan, Delivery Program, Budget and Revenue Policy.

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Deliver excellence in customer service experiences and regularly review and evaluate branch programs, plans, activities and collections.
  • Lead a small team in the delivery of high quality reference and readers’ advisory services and customer experiences that increase reading, knowledge and literacy outcomes.
  • Promote leadership, decision making and problem solving through planning, coaching and developing staff.
  • Implement, monitor and report on branch component of the Marketing and Promotional Plan in accordance with scheduled timeframes.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Library Technician who takes pride in delivering high quality services, and developing and applying innovative strategies for the provision of programs and activities for the community. You will be a skilled leader who will relish the opportunity to work with a vibrant, positive and energised team that services the community.

What we offer

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation you will be offered a range of  benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, wellbeing program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

A reasonable level of fitness is required for library workers. Please see the attached Job Demands. 

A Working With Children Check is required for this position.

This permanent position works 35 hours a week, Monday to Saturday on a six day rotational roster.  

Salary: $68,453 - $79,554 per annum plus superannuation

Closing Date: 9:00am Monday 15 June 2020

Enquiries: Manager Macquarie Regional Library - (02) 6801 4500

How to Apply:

  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. Please note that once you start to complete your application, you cannot save it and return to it later. We recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you are ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)


Library Assistant - Gloucester

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Beverley Dillon - Customer Services Librarian on 02 7955 7422
Contact Number
Beverley Dillon - Customer Services Librarian on 02 7955 7422
MidCoast Council, NSW


Library Assistant - Gloucester

Job No: MCCLIBExt004 | Location: MidCoast NSW

The role: This position sits within our Libraries Department and is responsible for the provision of professional customer service and supporting relevant library events and programs.

The package: Commencing hourly rate from: $26.12 per hour (Grade 3) plus superannuation. 

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Council Library located at 27 Denison Street, Gloucester. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent Part Time - 15.25 hours per week worked across Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

How to apply: We often receive a high level of interest in roles we advertise so, to help provide our applicants with an efficient and professional service, our recruitment system is fully online.  

  • Before responding to each selection criteria please read the POSITION DESCRIPTION.
  • When responding to each selection criteria please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your responses to each selection criteria in a separate Word document and once complete copy your separate responses into the relevant section of the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the first page of the application form to attach your resume. Please ensure you have attached your most up to date resume or CV.
  • You will then be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch with applicants via email, so please ensure your email address is detailed correctly.

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact Julie Roose on 0428 774 756. For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Beverley Dillon - Customer Services Librarian on 02 7955 7422.

Closing date: Monday, 8 June 2020 at 11.30 pm.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we embrace fairness, diversity and inclusion.  


Heritage Research Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Community Museum and Heritage Manager, Alison Russell
Contact Number
0448 128 170
Orange City Council, NSW


Heritage Research Librarian

  • Posted: 25/05/2020
  • Closing Date: 14/06/2020
  • Job Type: Permanent - Part Time
  • Location: Orange City Council
  • Job Category: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment
  • Grade: 9
  • Weekly Hours:  21 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Hourly Rate: $40.4054 - $44.0420 (plus superannuation)

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE

About Orange City Council

Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.


The Heritage Research Librarian is responsible for supporting Council’s heritage programs and initiatives through provision of research, publications, electronic media and the delivery of programs and events as part of this service. This will include:

  • Undertake high level historical research relating to the local area to support Council’s heritage programs and initiatives.
  • Develop written content based on research in a variety of formats including reports, articles and interpretive signage.
  • Assist in the development of community engagement and learning programs, events and exhibitions to targeted key priority groups promoting  heritage services to the broader community
  • Create content for relevant websites and databases and ensure these are maintained, promoted and utilised.

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the position description.


To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Qualifications as a Librarian recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of reference and information services with well-developed research skills.
  • High level communication skills both verbal and written including the ability to liaise and interact effectively with a wide range of individuals and organisations.
  • Demonstrated awareness of current library trends and an ongoing commitment to professional development


Please click Apply. A cover letter is not required, however, there are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. We are also requesting that you include examples of work you have written or researched as part of your application.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Community Museum and Heritage Manager, Alison Russell on 0448 128 170.

Applications close Sunday 14 June 2020.


Please note:

  • Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment an eligibility list may be created to fill the same or an equivalent role that may become vacant over the next twelve months.
  • We only accept applications through the Orange City Council website. Applications submitted through 3rd parties such as Indeed will not be accepted.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sita Chatterjee
Contact Number
02 9424 0427
Ku-ring-gai Council , NSW


Library Assistant


To assist in the efficient and effective provision of library and information services and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community.

Library Assistant

  • Salary $51,424.00 - $59,635.88 p/a (pro rata)+ super
  • Permanent Part time – 14 hours
  • Working with Children Check Clearance

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Library is seeking an enthusiastic Library Assistant to join our Library Services team in Lindfield.

Reporting to the Branch Librarian, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide high quality customer service for both internal and external library users
  • Assist with resource circulation relating to the loan and return of library resources
  • Contribute to the promotion and delivery of programs and events for users
  • Perform administrative tasks and assist in the maintenance of library collections as directed

Required experience & skills:

  • Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Current NSW class C/ LR driver's licence
  • Current Working with Children clearance number
  • Proven experience delivering high quality customer service with the ability to work within a diverse team environment

How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please contact Sita Chatterjee on 02 9424 0427

Closes: 11:45pm, Wednesday 10th June 2020

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer


CEO – Public Libraries Victoria

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Buckingham, President, Public Libraries Victoria
Contact Number
0405 518 057
 Public Libraries Victoria


CEO – Public Libraries Victoria

3 Year Contract – Full time – 38 hours per week

 Public Libraries Victoria (PLV) is the peak body and collaborative service provider for public libraries in Victoria, with representation through institutional membership from every public library in the state.

 We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic values driven leader, who is willing to help our sector go to the next level.

 To be successful in the role, you will need an enduring passion for public libraries and the incredible work we do in the community. Your people skills will be top notch, you will have a demonstrated track record of building relationships and delivering change through collaboration.

 For more information please download the position description here: PLV CEO Position Description_May 2020

 Applications that address the Selection Criteria will be accepted and considered up until 20th June, 2020. Please lodge your application via email

 If you have questions about the role, contact Chris Buckingham, President, Public Libraries Victoria on 0405 518 057.


Senior Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Paul Howrie – Manager Community Wellbeing
Contact Number
(08) 9175 8000
Shire of East Pilbara, WA


Senior Library Officer (138)

  • Location – Newman
  • Permanent Part Time position (24.75 hours per week)
  • No Accommodation

The Shire of East Pilbara is a well-established Local Government Authority in Western Australia, which services the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar and Nullagine.
We now seek to appoint an enthusiastic person in permanent part time position of Senior Library Officer. In this position the successful applicant will work under the supervision of the Manager Community Wellbeing and will be responsible for the efficient operation, supervision and coordination of the Shire’s Libraries.

The successful applicant must hold a current WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence, Working With Children Check and Police Clearance (dated within the last three months). To be successful in this role, you must have exposure to business administration and activities, the ability to interpret and apply legislation and standards relevant to libraries and have relevant qualifications in the area and/or work experience.
The salary range is between $68,296.38 per annum (pro-rata) and $72,181.73 per annum (pro-rata) and includes the East Pilbara Allowance of $5,200.00 per annum (pro-rata) and a Location Allowance of $930.80 per annum (pro-rata).

  • Business Unit: Community Wellbeing
  • Employment status: Part Time
  • Total package: Up to $72,181.73

Contact information

For enquiries relating to the application or recruitment process, please contact: Chloe Egan – Human Resources Officer on (08) 9175 8000 or
For role specific enquiries, please contact: Paul Howrie – Manager Community Wellbeing on (08) 9175 8000

How to apply

Next steps – if you are interested in this position, please apply via our website where the Application Package and Position Description can be downloaded. If you are unable to apply via our website, please submit your application by emailing Applicants are requested to submit an up to date resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria no more than 3 pages.
Applications close 4:00pm Monday 01 June 2020.
Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.
Jeremy Edwards
Chief Executive Officer

Download Documents: Application Package (2731 kB)


Corangamite Regional Library Corporation Chief Executive

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


Corangamite Regional Library Corporation Chief Executive

Applications closing on 05 June 2020, 05:00 PM

Corangamite Regional Library Corporation - Chief Executive

Located in the popular scenic and tourist destination of south west Victoria, incorporating the Great Ocean Road region, the Corangamite Regional Library Corporation (CRLC) is seeking a senior executive who will report directly to the Board and lead a diverse team across multiple locations.

CRLC provides library services to the Shires of Corangamite, Colac Otway and Moyne and Warrnambool City Council across eleven library branches, an Outreach Library Service, and online and home library services.

The position of Chief Executive will provide support to the Board and leadership to the staff team in addition to overseeing organisational management and development, establishing and harbouring effective relationships, and driving strategic development and innovation.

The successful person will be a dynamic and forward-thinking individual with an understanding of library services, particularly in a regional and rural environment, have business and commercial acumen, and proven leadership in a changing environment.  The successful candidate will be an effective people person with demonstrated skills in relationship management, stakeholder liaison and staff engagement.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 5 June 2020

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Library Technology Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Arriola, Coordinator Library Technology and Innovation
Contact Number
02 4645 4475
Campbelltown City Council, NSW


Library Technology Officer

  • Reference Number: S100-20-1763
  • Closing Date: 29-05-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Vacancy Details:

About us:

Campbelltown City Council is an ambitious and innovative organisation in a rapidly growing city that is ideally located with easy access to key public transport and road links. Boasting extensive bushland areas along the Georges River, contrasted with vibrant city centres, Campbelltown City has been identified as a key strategic centre for the Macarthur region. Providing a range of services and facilities to a diverse community, we have a cohesive and collaborative culture that thrives on having a positive impact.

The Community Learning and Library Services Team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive services to our community. The team has shared values that are absolutely vital to our success, these values define who we are and how we operate. The purpose of the team is to be a great service where people (staff and customers) feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference.

The Library Technology Officer will be part of an innovative and dynamic team who play a critical role in the support and implementation of library technology and services to our community.

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Library Technology Officer to meet the growing demand for innovative and responsive technology in our libraries. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting in the provision and development of library technology services and digital literacy skills among visitors, customers and staff.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

  • High level customer service skills, high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • TAFE Diploma Library and/or Information Technology
  • A current class C driver’s license
  • Experience in a customer service based environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong technology and computer skills
  • Experience as working as part of a diverse team
  • Commitment to role modelling our values of: Respect, Integrity, Optimism, Trust and Teamwork

As a member of our friendly and passionate team, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Permanent full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary from $1,128.90 - $1,298.30 per week + 9.5% superannuation
  • Flexi time
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Staff car park

Key contact:
For further information on this position, please contact Melissa Arriola, Coordinator Library Technology and Innovation on 02 4645 4475.

Applications close: Friday, 29 May 2020 

Sound like you? Apply now!

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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Executive Manager, Library Services and Customer Experience

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

Executive Manager, Library Services and Customer Experience

  • Executive, Full-time

  • Permanent full-time, 76 hours per fortnight

The role

This position is available within the Executive Leadership Team due to the incumbent moving to a different senior portfolio in the organisation.
You have autonomy and complete support to plan and future-proof GRLC to continue to serve and impact our community. To do so, you influence and guide all strategy, planning and implementation of world class services across our network, from the landmark Geelong Library and Heritage Centre in Geelong’s Cultural Precinct to libraries across the Geelong Region. As GRLC continues to transform, this is a very exciting time to be joining a high-achieving library team.


As an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, strong strategic decision-making skills are essential as is extensive experience in people management, seamless implementation of planning and operations, change management and appreciation of the role of public libraries in communities.
Under the leadership of a committed CEO, the potential to impact and make your mark is limitless, with responsibilities ranging from:

  • Deliver exemplary customer service, lifelong-learning programs and major projects (we are number one in the State for a reason);
  • Provide leadership in all aspects of Library Services and Customer Experience including services delivered via the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (GLHC), library branch network, mobile libraries, community library service, outreach activity, lifelong learning programs and events;
  • Through your sound advice and active contribution, enable the Corporation’s strategic vision and direction to be achieved through the provision of exemplary leadership, guidance and support on all Library and Learning Services matters;
  • Work closely with your team and more broadly the Strategic Leadership Team to empower them in their life-long professional development.

The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria. 
Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

Applications Close 31st May 2020

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.

Job Application Guide

Digital Engagement Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
RRL Executive Director, Robert Knight
Contact Number
02 6926 9777
Wagga Wagga City Council , NSW


Digital Engagement Coordinator (RRL022)

Wagga Wagga City Council seeks a dynamic and tech savvy Digital Engagement Coordinator to join the Riverina Regional Library (RRL) team. This new position will transform, reimagine and implement a new digital engagement strategy across our large regional network of libraries.

What we will offer you:

  • Commencing salary of $3,486.36 gpf with the opportunity to progress to $4,183.63 gpf + superannuation.  
  • Permanent full time hours with access to Council’s Flexible Working Hours Agreement
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Training and development opportunities

Your new role:
Reporting directly to the Executive Director Riverina Regional Library, this role is responsible for the redevelopment of the Riverina Regional Library’s digital engagement presence.

The scope of the role includes a review of the Digital Engagement Division structure; website redevelopment and ongoing maintenance; maximising social media engagement; reviewing and implementing digital preservation strategies; optimising the organisation’s Library Management System (particularly in relation to electronic collection management capacity); managing RFID systems; and reviewing digital support arrangements with member councils.

The key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, mentor, challenge and inspire the Digital Engagement team;
  • Challenge the RRL Management Team with suggestions, innovations and continuous improvement strategies to make RRL a digital engagement exemplar; and
  • Collaborate and consult with member Council’s and branch libraries and think outside the square to reimagine RRL’s Digital Engagement aspirations.

What you need to succeed:
The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the role e.g. Information Technology and/or Digital Engagement qualifications;
  • Substantial experience relevant to the role including development and rollout of digital engagement strategies. Library experience may be advantageous but is not essential;
  • The ability to lead, inspire and manage a team and collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders; and
  • Experience in administering complex IT systems, as well as high level website development and social media skills.

What you need to do now:
All applications must include three (3) documents:

  • Covering letter,
  • Current resume,
  • Statement Addressing the Position Criteria contained within the Position Description (a template has been provided below for use within applications).

What is next?
Applications close Monday, 1 June 2020 at midnight AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 15 June 2020. 

For more information and to apply, please visit

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact RRL Executive Director, Robert Knight on 02 6926 9777.

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.

Position Description:  RRL022 Digital Engagement Coordinator Position Description - 4 March 2020.pdf

Application Form:  Position Criteria Template - 2019.docx



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