Manager Libraries and Community Services
Job No: MCCLIBCSExt001 | Location: MidCoast NSW
About the MidCoast Region
From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.
MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.
Right now we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our staff. In early 2021 we will be moving our administration staff into a brand new office in Taree South. We are implementing a single integrated enterprise resource planning solution to enable us to realise efficiencies for our staff and community.
This position sits within our Library and Community Services Department and is responsible for developing, implementing and providing strategic direction for the Libraries and Community Services team in line with organisation strategies, objectives, visions and values.
You are a highly motivated individual that has extensive experience leading a Library or Community Services function within a Council. You will have a positive approach to leading growth and change, with a high level of emotional intelligence and ability to apply leadership principles to positively influence people and organisational culture. Furthermore, you are highly analytical and adept at forming credible and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation. Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information services, Community services or similar required.
As the Manager of a team you will be responsible for getting the best out of those who work with you, with a team focus on customer service and continuous improvement.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team at MidCoast Council and make a difference at a local level.
A remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. This package will include a vehicle option.
Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:
- Ongoing training and development
- 35 hour working week
- Long service leave after 5 years
- Opportunity for annual progression
Location: Initially this position will be based from 4 Breese Parade, Forster. From 4 January 2021, our Council Administration Centre will move to our new building Yalawanyi Gunyah at 2 Biripi Way Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.
Tenure: Permanent Full Time.
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.
To apply for this opportunity please read the POSITION DESCRIPTION then complete the application form below. Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the application page to attach your resume. We will be in touch with applicants via email so please be sure to provide an up-to-date email address in your application.
At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we embrace fairness, diversity and inclusion.
For enquiries regarding the application process contact Loretta Anderson, Senior Human Resources Business on (02) 7955 7316
Closing date: Sunday, 6 December 2020 at 11.30 pm.