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Toy Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lynn McIntosh, Coordinator Resource Management
Contact Number
(02) 9093 6448
Randwick City Council, NSW


Toy Library Officer

Position number: F2020/00516 | Closing date: Wednesday 09 September | 

Salary: $70,578 - $77,637 pa + 9.5% super | Status: Permanent Full-time (35 hours per week)

  • Toy and Game collection of 2,500 items
  • Dynamic, innovative library service
  • Supportive learning environment

Randwick City Council is an innovative and leading local government organisation committed to serving our vibrant community on the beautiful eastern beaches of Sydney.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, organised and child focused library officer to join our Library team.

In this role you will develop, maintain and promote a high quality and accessible lending toy and game collection, which contributes to child development and provides learning opportunities for parents and carers. You will also work at library service points during the week and on some weekends providing excellent customer service.

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity and inclusion for our employees and our community.

We will trust you to bring:

  • Diploma of Library and Information Science or equivalent
  • Public library experience
  • Experience with automated library management systems
  • Experience providing toy and game library services
  • Team player
  • Customer focus
  • Innovation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • NSW Working with Children Check

Things you will do:

  • Select appropriate and innovative toy and game resources for collection
  • Manage expenditure of Toy and Game resources budget
  • Supervise the acquisition, cataloguing and processing of toy and game resources
  • Facilitate play workshops and other activities to promote the collection
  • Work shifts on the public desk across the 3 library branches

So if you are ready to expand your career and contribute to the organisational effectiveness and positive image of Randwick City Council, then we would like to hear from you!

Further information

View the position description or contact Lynn McIntosh, Coordinator Resource Management, on (02) 9093 6448.

Applicants must include a statement demonstrating how they meet the essential knowledge, skills and abilities criteria listed in the position description to be considered for this position.

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Coordinator Resources and Technology

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kylie Carlson, Senior Coordinator Community Engagement and Partnerships
Contact Number
(03) 9426 5695
Yarra City Council, VIC


Coordinator Resources and Technology

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  • Job no: 494869
  • Work type: Full time
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Categories: Management, Administration, Community, Information Technology, Services

Coordinator Resources and Technology

Permanent Full Time - 38 hour week (flexible)

Band 7 - $97,402.78 - $108,990.80 + Super + RDO

Yarra Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs.

Yarra Libraries has a valuable role to play in supporting our community as they learn, discover, imagine and engage.

Yarra Libraries sits within the Community Wellbeing Directorate and is responsible for the provision and management of public library services to the community, through five static libraries at Carlton, Collingwood, Fitzroy, North Fitzroy and Richmond and a virtual presence at

The Coordinator Resources and Technology is responsible for providing leadership, guidance and support to the Library Management team to ensure that the most effective and efficient services are delivered to the Yarra community. A key focus of the incumbent is to ensure the outputs of the information Services and the library collection are well maintained and innovative.

Yarra Libraries is an exciting and progressive Organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and diversity. We aim to continually improve service to all of our Yarra community.  

This position is a crucial part of the Library Management Team and you will;

  • Effectively manage the ongoing strategic development and operation of all Yarra Libraries Information Management systems and functions. This includes the Library Management System (LMS); leading the development of the Yarra Libraries Information Technology Strategy and associated projects.
  • Strategically manage the development and maintenance of library collections, electronic resources and the online library to ensure that they meet the requirements of the community and industry best practice. This includes the management of collection specialist staff, collection policy, budget, supply chains and contract management.
  • Provide leadership in all aspects of Library Customer Experience including services delivered to all five library branches - Carlton, Collingwood, Fitzroy, Bargoonga Nganjin (North Fitzroy) and Richmond.
  • Through your sound advice and active contribution, enable the Yarra Libraries strategic vision and direction to be achieved through the provision of exemplary leadership, guidance and support.

For further information see the position description or contact Kylie Carlson, Senior Coordinator Community Engagement and Partnerships on (03) 9426 5695.

 703700 - Position Description Coordinator Resources and Technology (002).pdf

Applications close on 2 September 2020. 

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: 26 Aug 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Local History Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anthony Styan, Local History Librarian
Contact Number
08 9474 0777
City of South Perth, WA


Local History Officer

  • Location: WA
  • Applications Close: 4 September 2020

The City of South Perth (the City) is seeking applications from candidates to undertake the position of Local History Officer to join the Library Services Business Unit.

The City’s talented workforce prides itself on delivering excellent service to the community, and is a unique and vibrant Western Australian municipality. Located only 4kms from the Perth CBD, the City borders the stunning Swan River on its Northern and Western boundaries, and boasts excellent access to important social, commercial and leisure infrastructure.

Located at The Old Mill, the successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to the conservation and interpretation of one of Western Australia’s most important heritage sites. They will provide outstanding customer service, administrative support and volunteer management. This is a part time permanent position and the successful candidate would be required to work Wednesdays 10am to 4pm and Thursdays 12pm to 4pm.

To be successful in this position you need to demonstrate;

  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer focused role
  • Highly developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound computer literacy skills, experience with MS Office
  • Public speaking skills
  • Sound organisational skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing work situations and environments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Current Working with Children check

This permanent part time position is a level 3 position that attracts a salary range of $59,761 - $70,633 gross pro rata per annum plus superannuation. Our employees can take advantage of great working conditions and benefits including 5 weeks annual leave, training and professional development opportunities, health initiatives, and superannuation co-contribution options (up to 15.5%).

If you’re ready to be a part of a diverse and progressive team, please submit an online application using the ‘Apply Here’ button on the City’s website. As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to online application questions. Supporting documents should be saved in .pdf format (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed). For more information regarding the position, please contact Anthony Styan, Local History Librarian on 08 9474 0777 or visit the City’s website

Applications close at 4.00 pm on Friday 4 September.

The City of South Perth is an equal opportunity employer, who is committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.This publication is available in alternative formats on request; please contact the Customer Service Team to request alternative format type (08) 9474 0777.


Coordinator Library Systems Technology

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rhonda Rathjen, Manager Libraries and Community Learning
Contact Number
(03) 8734 2600
Wyndham City, VIC


Coordinator Library Systems Technology

  • Develop and implement incredible IT solutions for our Library customers
  • Permanent full-time, Werribee-based
  • Salary from $115,963.56 plus super and fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham City Libraries, operating in one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

We are hard at work planning the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure Wyndham is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents to the region by 2040.

Our growing Library network is made up of 5 locations across our council. We host 1 million annual visitors, run more than 3,000 community programs and loan upwards of 1.5 million items annually. Our team is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our community. Providing resources, programs and technology access, we support our community to grow and thrive.  

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

More now than ever, information technology is a critical presence for our Library network. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Wyndham City Libraries have successfully pivoted our service delivery to an online platform, supplying online programs and enhanced online lending.

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality and state of the art online services to meet the needs of our community. We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success of our network in providing the service our customers know and love.

Your role will be to ensure the successful development and implementation of new and emerging library technology. Through an understanding of our community needs, you will provide strategic guidance to overall policy and planning for our Library network. Using creative problem-solving skills and a keen understanding of the role that Libraries have to play in the local government setting, you will provide leadership and guidance to ensure successful implementation of major Library IT projects.

You will be a future focused strategic leader, bringing with you the skills and knowledge that will allow our Library service to continue improving and implementing technological platforms to meet the needs of our customers.

What you’ll deliver

  • Research, identify and implement community focused innovative technologies, keeping our Libraries at the forefront of contemporary service delivery
  • Strategic guidance on Library IT services, shaping our strategies and problem solving in the new age of Libraries
  • Build the capacity of our Libraries team in the space of IT and information management to best suit the needs of our customers
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of collaborative community services, enabling program planning and collaborative solutions
  • Implement evidence-based solutions using your analytical ability based on customer

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated experience in leading and developing teams using human centred design principals
  • High level of understanding of the crucial role that IT plays in public library networks
  • Strong strategic and problems solving abilities, translating concepts into practical outcomes for our customers
  • Understanding of project management frameworks with experience implementing large scale systems into the library setting
  • Qualification in Library or Information Management with substantial experience supporting community focused IT services in Public Libraries
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind

Be part of something more

It’s an exciting time to join Wyndham City Libraries.  We are transforming into an agile, resilient and customer-centric workplace and the opportunities to grow with us are endless.

We believe our people are our greatest and most valued asset. This is why we are focused on building a constructive culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to creating and cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce.

We believe our people are the most valuable connection to our community. This is why we are focused on creating a culture where people feel valued and achieve great things every day.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Rhonda Rathjen, Manager Libraries and Community Learning on (03) 8734 2600.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM Sunday September 06th 2020.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Additional Information

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Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathleen Whelan 
Contact Number
(02) 8495 6468 during business hours
Northern Beaches Council, NSW



  • Posted: 24 Aug
  • Closes: 07 Sep
  • Dee Why, New South Wales
  • Full-time


Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Librarian, Temporary - Full-time Role, 70 hours hours per fortnight

Salary Range: $73,980.03 to $85,977.64 per annum + 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
The Librarian role is a key role within the Library Services Group. The Librarian provides the technical process knowledge and the advisory subject matter knowledge needed by the various customers of the Library. 

The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and perform a variety of functions which may include collection management, assisting customers to access collections both in hard copy and electronic formats, leading customer front of house functions and assisting with programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer service in a desk or concierge role
  • Provide high quality reference, information, and referral services to the public
  • Assist customers with accessing services or equipment, connecting their own electronic devices and in locating resources
  • Competently operate the library’s computer equipment and software and other office equipment
  • Understand complementary services offered by other libraries, in particular the State Library NSW
  • Assist in the delivery of programs and events as required
  • Shelve items promptly and accurately; maintain shelves and stock in good order
  • Supervise, motivate and coach library staff, or volunteers as required
  • Operate as an effective member of the library team; planning and organising own work and the work of others to meet deadlines and priorities
  • Contribute actively to team meetings and attend Council training as requested
  • Keep up to date with policies and procedures relevant to the operation of the Libraries
  • Maintain own professional education and attend periodic refresher programs as required, and
  • Report and record any unsafe situations, emergency, hazard, incident or damage and deal with this in accordance with Procedures if carrying supervisory responsibilities at the time.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

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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 Kathleen Whelan on (02) 8495 6468 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 07/09/2020

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Community and Programs Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melanie Mutch, Community Liaison and Programs Co-ordinator
Contact Number
(02) 9847 6568
Hornsby Shire Council, NSW


Community and Programs Library Assistant

  • Reference Number: 33
  • Closing Date: 06-09-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

 Vacancy Details:

Salary: $1,403 to $1,564- per fortnight (based on 50 hours pfn) plus 9.5 % superannuation

An exciting opportunity exists within our Community Learning and Programs Team for a Library Assistant.

We are seeking to engage an enthusiastic customer oriented person to assist with library programs and activities which include author talks, educational seminars and events.

To be successful you will also need the skills to provide a high standard of customer service, good oral and written communication skills, be flexible, and be studying for a library diploma or degree.

A Working With Children Check is required for this role.

For more information, please contact Melanie Mutch, Community Liaison and Programs Co-ordinator on (02) 9847 6568.

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Coordinator Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Geelong Regional Libraries, VIC


Coordinator Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Permanent part-time, 60.8 hours per fortnight

Band 6, $82,751 - $89,624 plus superannuation Pro rata

This is a rare opportunity to own the HSW portfolio in a value-based organisation committed to providing a safe space for our community. Working as part of the People and Business Operations team, you will make your mark and strengthen the existing OHS processes and implement targeted, relevant and effective programs organizational-wide.
This is a stand-alone and hands-on role that requires both the ability to work at operational and strategic levels. You are recognised by your ability to build relationships and work effectively to deliver outcomes. You clearly role model the right behaviours in a positive safety culture and know how to influence and partner effectively. Your focus is on progressing the organisation so GRLC can continue to offer quality service to its customers.
You will be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Leading a safety culture through collaborating with GRLC teams, building strong relationship and providing credible, relevant and timely advice.
  • Establishing a clear, consistent and transparent framework and process for all HSW related activities.
  • Ensuring continuous improvement and supporting programs and initiatives in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Contributing and advising on best practice and opportunities to continue to position our libraries as an inclusive and safe environment for staff and the community.

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 Sunday 6 September 2020

Digital Marketing Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Darebin, VIC


Digital Marketing Officer

  • Permanent, part-time (23.5 hours per week)
  • Circa $75k plus super (pro-rata)
  • Four Darebin Libraries locations as required, currently working from home

About the City of Darebin

Darebin Libraries provides welcoming, inclusive and accessible spaces for our community members to connect, discover and learn. Our libraries (Fairfield, Northcote, Preston and Reservoir) provide equitable and easy access to information, facilities, technology and programs that range from improving personal wellbeing to tackling climate change to educating the community about the safe use of technology. We aim to enrich the lives of our diverse community and create opportunities for lifelong learning.

About the Role

This role requires a proactive and enthusiastic individual to develop campaigns and strategies that engage our community and promote Darebin Libraries across a range of digital platforms. The ability to collaborate is essential in this role, you will need to be able to communicate well with others, be able to exercise discretion and good judgement, and able to take on constructive feedback. This role requires a problem solver, someone who can generate and understand ideas, processes and systems quickly, has excellent time and project management skills, and is a confident self-motivator.


  • Manage a range of digital applications including content management systems, electronic direct mail and social media platforms
  • Plan, develop and deliver marketing campaigns and promotional strategies that support the strategic directions of Darebin Libraries and engage the Darebin community
  • Write, source, and coordinate content suitable for internal and external communications platforms including social media, websites, newsletters, flyers and media releases
  • Participate in and lead projects relating to digital platforms with a focus on improving the user experience
  • Undertake rostered customer service shifts and associated duties

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in marketing, communication, advertising or public relations or equivalent
  • Advanced skills in the design, development and implementation of marketing and communication strategies and campaigns for a public library or community organisation
  • Strong writing and editing skills across various channels, with the ability to adapt writing style, tone and voice for different audiences
  • Experience in monitoring and managing conversations, and managing and mitigating risk on social media channels


Darebin is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in Victoria in terms of cultures, language (more than 118 languages are spoken), religions, socio-economic background, employment status, occupation and housing needs. You will work for an organisation that proudly values social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence.


  • Be part of a diverse and committed team in a values-driven organisation
  • Work in a supportive team environment with a commitment to collaboration
  • Access ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to on-site bicycle parking and many well located public transport options
  • Make a difference by supporting the Darebin community

How to Apply

Start your application by clicking here then the ‘Begin’ button. Candidates must provide a resume, and those who wish to address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description may do so in their cover letter. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close on Sunday 6 September 2020 at 11.30pm.

The City of Darebin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

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Project Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Debra Rosenfeldt
Contact Number
(03) 8664 7041
State Library of Victoria

Project Coordinator

  • VPS 4
  • Fixed-term to 31 December 2020
  • Full-time

Excellent project management skills and a collaborative mindset are critical to this externally focussed role supporting development of public library services across Victoria

About the role:
This position is part of a small team that delivers a wide range of high profile state-wide projects that support development of the Victorian public library sector. Projects cover research, strategy, professional development of library staff, advocacy for libraries and community engagement programs.  The coordinator manages and implements all aspects of selected projects to achieve the required outcomes on time and on budget, in compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.  The position works collaboratively with a wide range of public library and State Library staff and service providers. It is a challenging and exciting position for someone with proven excellent project management and stakeholder liaison skills, sound knowledge of and enthusiasm for the broad library sector, and commitment to improving community wellbeing.

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people, and people of all ages and abilities to apply for this role.

How to apply:

A merit-based selection process applies to all Library roles. This role is open to internal and external applicants. To apply, please submit your resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria via the Careers Victoria website.

If you have questions about the role, please contact the recruiting manager, Debra Rosenfeldt (03) 8664 7041

For assistance with the application process, or to discuss options for internal transfers, please contact People at

All staff have access to Career Assist through our Employee Assistant Program provider, Converge International. This free and confidential service offers support with career development and planning, resume and job seeking assistance, interview skills and vocational counselling. Appointments can be made by contacting Converge on 1300 687 327 or online:

Applications close: 3 September 2020

Casual Library Customer Service Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
The Hills Shire Council, NSW


Casual Library Customer Service Officer

Castle Hill | Reference: 5182442

About the role:

An opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Customer Service Officer to join our Library Services Team. The successful applicant must be willing to work at any of Council's Libraries. This is a great development opportunity for a candidate who has already started on their Library career either through working in a library or undertaking study and is now looking to further their library experience.


  • We operate seven days a week, times vary as rostered

Duties include:

  • Day to day operations in the Library as rostered
  • Process a range of applications, transactions and payments for both Council and Library
  • Resolve customer enquiries and complaints on a range of Library services within agreed guidelines
  • Participate in a range of Library marketing and outreach activities targeting customers from diverse cultures and age groups

About you:

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced customer service officer and will possess:

  1. HSC or equivalent
  2. Current Class C Drivers Licence
  3. Experience in a high volume, fast paced customer focused service environment
  4. Proven experience in the use of technology for service delivery
  5. Experience in dealing with challenging customer interactions
  6. Experience dealing with diverse cultures and age groups

Working with us:

THSC employees enjoy: Performance Bonuses, Learning and Development Opportunities, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives and Working for the Community.

Position details:

Casual role, Position Number T13500, Salary: Circa/from $42 per hour (including casual loading) + Superannuation + Other Benefits

Next steps:

Please review the Role Statement and Job Demands available on Council's Careers Page and submit your application online at by 5pm on Sunday 31 August 2020.

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

We're seeking individuals who embrace our values and can work collaboratively to deliver quality customer services and infrastructure to The Hills Shire community.

Applications Close: 31 Aug 2020


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