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Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sita Chatterjee 
Contact Number
02 9424 0100
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW



Job No: KGC26 | Location: Gordon

  • Role Overview
  • Application Form
  • $71,622.20 - $83,081.44 pa + super
  • Work across multiple locations: Gordon, St Ives, Turramurra and Lindfield Library
  • Permanent Full-Time - 35 hours per week

About Ku-ring-gai Council

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

About the role

Reporting to the Library Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing high quality customer-focused readers' services including reference, circulation and participation in the development and delivery of events and activities. 


  • Provide readers' services including information and circulation services
  • Participate in the delivery of events, programs and activities, outreach and specialist services
  • Actively participate in the delivery of library displays and regular programs for all age groups
  • Assess items for collection maintenance, treatment or withdrawal
  • Supervise a small team in providing services to library customers
  • Desk shifts as required at any branch of the Ku-ring-gai Library Service, including nights and weekends as required

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Qualification in Library and Information Science
  • Working with Children Check for paid workers
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Sound knowledge of library information systems
  • Previous public library experience (desirable)


  • 35 hour working week
  • Flexible Working Arrangements available
  • Health & Fitness $100 yearly reimbursement (conditional)

How to apply

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

Like to know more Contact Sita Chatterjee on 02 9424 0100

Closes: 11:30pm, Friday 11 March 2022 | APPLY NOW

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Justine Hanna
Contact Number
E: T: 03 4201 0500
Geelong Regional Libraries, VIC


Library Coordinator

  • Location: Geelong
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Band 6 $85,027 – $92,089
  • Closing Date: 13/03/2022 06:00 pm

About the Role

There is an exciting opportunity at Geelong Regional Library Corporation for a creative, curious and dynamic Library Coordinator.
Working in a change-focussed environment, you will be involved in assisting with a variety of areas including provision and overseeing of library services to highly engaged communities at Geelong West and Chilwell, leading and supporting the teams, providing targeted outreach, thoughtful and engaging programming and supporting the communities post-Covid.

As a leader within the service, you will work with other coordinators and managers to deliver on strategic goals and objectives outlined within the Library Plan.

If working to facilitate better outcomes for the community, taking on new challenges and exploring new horizons is what drives you, then visit our website to see the position description and apply for the role.

Please follow the application process as detailed within the position description.

Applications Close 13 March 2022

How to Apply

Via our website:

For further information contact: Justine Hanna 03 4201 0500

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Creative Programs Support Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Danielle McQuoid, Library Change Manager
Contact Number
(02) 9078 6130
Burwood Council, NSW


Creative Programs Support Officer

  • Reference Number: F22/216
  • Closing Date: 13-03-2022
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Burwood Council is going through an exciting period of change designed to deliver re-imagined services and better meet the needs of Burwood’s growing and changing community.

Reporting to the Team Leader Creative Experience, the Creative Experience Support Officer is a new permanent part-time (20-hours) role based at the Burwood Library and Community Hub – an energetic and inspiring place located in the strategic centre of Burwood.  

About the role

In this role you will support the Creative Experience team in the activation of the Community Hub with a broad range of arts, lifelong learning, cultural, literacy, digital and creative programs.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Support the Team Leader Creative Experience in delivering a range of high quality innovative and creative events and programs through the Hub’s creative spaces, while providing an excellent customer experience to all attendees.
  • Assist the Team Leader Creative Experience in implementing a range of programs that promote and support the activation of the Hub, including working co-operatively with internal and external customers.
  • Assist the Creative Experience Team to establish and maintain a Calendar of Events and social media outputs in relation to creative programming at the Hub.
  • Assisting the Creative Experience Team in evaluating and reporting on the performance of programs provided through the Hub, which can be used as a tool to drive continuous improvement.
  • Perform a range of general library duties, including, but not limited to, shelving, tidying and maintenance of the Community Hub environment.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Creative Experience Team by constructively contributing ideas to improve services and work processes through team meetings and undertaking training and development opportunities to improve skills and knowledge.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in supporting innovative programming in one or more of the specialised areas of creative technologies, space activation, studio production, and/or multi-arts forms for diverse audiences. General knowledge of STEAM resources and tools to support learning or a willingness to cultivate such knowledge is desirable.

You will bring exceptional interpersonal and customer skills to support the delivery of creative programs and events.

The successful candidate must have high level digital skills, including experience with interactive, mobile and social media platforms, as well as trouble shooting skills in these areas.

Previous experience in a public library setting is also desirable as the role will participate in the Library and Community Hub Customer Care Roster, including weekend work and some evening. This role follows a Tuesday to Saturday roster, four hours a day.

A Working with Children Check is also required for this role.

Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description.

Enquire Today:        

Contact:  Danielle McQuoid, Library Change Manager | Phone: (02) 9078 6130

How to apply:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum two pages) outlining how you meet the selection criteria for this role.

Position Description:  View The Job Description (PD - Creative Programs Support Officer.pdf) ]

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Manager – Riverina Regional Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robert Knight
Contact Number
0408 285724 or 02 69269777
Riverina Regional Library, NSW



Manager – Riverina Regional Library

The Riverina Regional Library (RRL) is seeking a Manager to oversee the next phase of this large and prosperous regional organisation. This role presents a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, suitably qualified and experienced person.

RRL is a large library service in south-west NSW. Established in 1978, RRL provides centralised library services to 18 libraries in 9 Council areas, as well as a Mobile Library that visits 22 communities.

The Manager RRL is responsible for the overall management and ongoing development of the high levels of service provision, relationships and trust that have been established across the organisation over many years. 

You will lead a team of experienced and committed staff who take great pride in the services they provide to their close colleagues across the local government areas that they support.

The RRL Administration Centre is based in Wagga Wagga, a thriving regional city that offers diverse lifestyle choices through a broad range of cultural, sporting, educational, housing and retail choices.

A remuneration package in the range of $2,127 – $2,568 per week is offered, and a leaseback vehicle is available.

Find out more and apply at

Applications close on Monday 14 March 2022 at 5pm.

Please contact Robert Knight on 0408 285724 or 02 69269777 with any enquiries about the position.

Position description available for download under Document\s above.

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Coordinator Programs and Lifelong Learning - Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Darwin, NT



Coordinator Programs and Lifelong Learning - Libraries

Darwin, Australia  | Reference: 5850404

Work in a growing and diverse city. Welcome to City of Darwin - City for People. City of Colour.

We are a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community.

Our Libraries are vibrant and inclusive community hubs that support the lifelong learning, culture and the wellbeing needs of our community, working in partnership with the community to ensure it is socially and culturally connected.

About the opportunity

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you can make a difference in your community then this is your opportunity.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Library and Family Services, in this role you will lead the delivery of library programs and events that reflect community interests, priorities, learning and growth. You will drive community engagement with our libraries, with a focus on meeting cultural and social needs. You will also develop, mentor, and motivate staff in the delivery of a range of library activities.

The position will be based primarily at Casuarina Library and predominantly works Monday to Friday. Given that the libraries are open seven days a week, you will be required to work on weekends from time to time.

Key deliverable for this role are:

  • Coordinate the strategic management and development of library programs, services, events, and marketing to meet the recreational, cultural, information and education needs of the community, with a particular focus on the inclusion of vulnerable groups and groups that experience barriers to accessing libraries.
  • Oversee the development of program plans and guidelines in accordance with policy and guidelines and "Libraries for People" City of Darwin Library Strategy 2020-2024.
  • Implement actions to promote our library service as a place that embraces and tells the stories of Darwin's cultural diversity, including recognising and celebrating Aboriginal stories and history that relate to Larrakia people.
  • Lead and manage a diverse team to develop contemporary library services that deliver engaging programs and services.
  • Plan, develop and implement programs which contribute to reading, information and digital literacy skills development of staff and the community.
  • Work professionally, cooperatively and respectfully with other team members to accomplish joint tasks and build positive working relationships

Who are we looking for?

You are a highly motivated library professional with a passion for serving the community. You will have previous experience in delivering community-based library services and programs and enjoy working with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes together. You are a natural born leader who leads by example and loves leading and mentoring team members. 

You will have a bachelor's degree in information services or equivalent and will be eligible for Associate membership of ALIA. Coupled with at least 5 years' experience leading the development and delivery of a public library program. This role requires a National Police Records Check and of course, you will need a NT Working with Children Clearance.

Why join us?

At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. You will align with and flourish in a fast-paced environment that focuses on strategic outcomes and embraces collaboration and innovation. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and generous leave entitlements. 

This position has a commencing base salary of $107,801.00 per annum, which is negotiable depending on skills, knowledge, and experience.

And most of all, you'll know that you're helping members of your community with services that will greatly enhance their quality of life when it has never been more valuable.

To apply 

Applications addressing the selection criteria and accompanied by a resume should be submitted through our recruitment system prior to the closing date.

For other essential and desirable requirements, please refer to the position description.

Don't delay. Make a difference. Apply now!

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

Applications Close: 14 Mar 2022


Team Manager Library and Community Hubs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Townsville City Council, QLD


Team Manager Library and Community Hubs

Lifestyle Economy Environment and Planning - Culture and Lifestyle | Information Management/Library

Closing date: 10/03/2022

  • Fixed Term Full Time opportunity available
  • Lead a team of library professionals
  • Relevant tertiary/professional qualifications in librarianship/information science or a related field
  • Thriving community with state of the art facilities
  • Excellent salary and conditions

Why Choose Us

Townsville City Council is the largest local government authority in Northern Australia.

We are committed to creating value by growing Townsville through driving economic diversity and generating an enriching lifestyle.

Our organisation provides and maintains over $5.4b worth of community assets including water and wastewater network and treatment, bridges, drainage, roads, waste management, community facilities, sporting venues and more. We contribute to an active lifestyle for our residents and visitors through events, providing recreational facilities, protecting the natural environment and heritage, while creating a mentally and physically healthy city.

We lead creation of a city for this and future generations by focusing on our transition to a circular economy that is resilient to social, financial and environmental shocks.

We are a Council led by our community to create an exciting and dynamic future.

Townsville City Council is growing Townsville.


About the role

Working with the General Manager - Community and Lifestyle, and leading a team of library professionals the Manager - Library will be responsible for:

  • library spaces that celebrate our diverse communities and help our neighbourhoods and communities thrive;
  • providing exceptional customer service and leading change management initiatives to improve customer experience;
  • leading the activation of a broad range of experiential lifelong learning, cultural, digital and literacy programs;
  • leading the development, implementation and evaluation of council’s library strategic plan and key library policies; and;
  • developing and supporting an agile, customer focused team of professionals.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant tertiary / professional qualifications in librarianship/information science or a related field (postgraduate qualification in Business Management highly desirable) and demonstrated track record of success as a Senior Manager in a large diverse organisation.
  • Experience in building and leading a cohesive team with a constructive culture, and record of achieving strategic objectives.
  • Proven experience in strong financial and budget management, balancing and negotiating available resources to deliver excellence in customer experience and managing the performance of community assets and lifestyle with statutory and legal obligations.
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the relevant legislative and regulatory requirements applicable to the library service areas and the ability to practically apply this knowledge.
  • Demonstrated outstanding contemporary leadership skills and behaviours, with the proven capacity to work collaboratively with the Leadership Team, to positively engage across the Divisions and with key stakeholders to develop innovative strategies, policies, plans and projects to achieve Council’s priorities and aspirations (both regional and organisational).
  • Extensive experience in managing complex projects with demonstrated achievements in planning, design, governance, cost management, implementation, commissioning and reporting to the General Manager.
  • Working with Children Blue Card

For further information review the Position Description and/or click Apply. 

Closing Date: 11:45pm, 10 March 2022

What We Offer

  • Up to 4 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks Personal/Carers Leave
  • 14 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Natural Disaster Leave
  • Long Service Leave available pro rata after seven years
  • Up to *13.5% Superannuation employer contribution for contributing members
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership to selected gym, pool, and yoga facilities
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active Family Social Club
  • Flexible working arrangements

N01006_Team Manager Library and Community Hubs_04Feb2022_Updated_PD.pdf


Librarian, Home Library Service

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Natasha Aldrich
Contact Number
(02) 9083 8724.
Waverley Council, NSW

Librarian, Home Library Service

Reference Number: S100-22-670

Closing Date: 09-03-2022

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent part-time – 17.5 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $36,420 to $41,884 per annum plus Superannuation 
  • Family friendly policies and other great employee benefits   

Waverley is a diverse and innovative Council located in the heart of Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. With a broad range of services, programs and initiatives, Waverley is one of the leading local government areas in NSW. Taking in some of Sydney's most beautiful beaches including the world famous Bondi Beach, and encompassing part of Sydney's global economic corridor at Bondi Junction, Waverley Council is an amazing place to broaden your career.

The position of Librarian, Home Library Service will provide effective and efficient home delivery services to meet the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the housebound residents with in the community.  You will also be responsible for assisting with the overall supervision and direction of the Home Library service as well as participating in the development of short and long-range plans for the service. 

The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified in Information Services, Library, or equivalent work experience to be eligible for membership of Australian Library and Information Association as Library Technician or Librarian.  If you have excellent programming skills, interpersonal skills, a great attention to detail and eye in assessing relevant trends and technologies, and are committed to the highest standard of customer assistance, then we would like to hear from you.

 You will have the ability to work a 7-day roster and have a flexible approach to work.

 Please refer to the position description below for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience. For more information contact Natasha Aldrich on (02) 9083 8724.

Waverley Council is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all candidates. We encourage applications from women and men from diverse groups, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people; people from culturally diverse backgrounds; young people; older workers; people with disabilities; LGBTI; and other minority groups.

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Mobile Library Operator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Snowy Monaro Regional Council, NSW



Mobile Library Operator - 268.1

  • Posted: 21/02/2022
  • Closing Date: 07/03/2022
  • Salary: $61,042.00 - $61,042.00
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Location: Cooma
  • Job Category: Other

 Job Description

The Snowy Monaro Regional Library has been servicing the residents and visitors of the Monaro and Snowy Mountain areas since 1963.  Our Mobile Library service operates from February to Christmas each year and makes regular visits throughout the Region, housing over 6000 items.

We pride ourselves on offering exceptional library services and are looking for a vibrant person to join our dedicated team on a permanent, full time basis.  

As the Mobile Library Operator, you will be responsible for promoting Council’s vision as a Trusted Community Partner by ensuring our mobile library is delivered on time, in good condition and provide the highest level of customer service to a range of people.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertake Mobile Library Operations including driving the mobile library, operation of the library circulation system and handling client enquiries
  • Ensure the Mobile Library is in good condition by undertaking maintenance tasks on a regular basis
  • Provide a high level of customer service

 Desired Skills and Experience

Essential Criteria 

  • Hold a current HC Licence with a minimum of 3 years driving experience
  • Demonstrate ability in vehicle maintenance
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of information technology

Submitting your application 

Good applications make a positive impression and can lead to an interview or further assessment. Don’t apply just for the sake of it. Select the right job for you and prepare a strong (and accurate) application highlighting your skills, abilities and experience, and how they meet the requirements of the job. 

Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to be successful in this role by telling us more about you, why you want to work with us and by addressing the essential and desirable criteria in the Position Description. 

Applications close midnight, Monday 7 March 2022.

For any enquiries relating the role, please email Workforce Management

At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.

Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.


Senior Library Team Member x 2 positions

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Stephanie Hodgson
Contact Number
02 8757 9471
Cumberland City Council, NSW



Senior Library Team Member x 2 positions

Job No: CC220137 | Location: Merrylands

  • 1 Permanent, part-time position working 12 hours per week  
  • 1 Permanent, part-time position working 18 hours per week 
  • Opportunity to positively impact the Cumberland community
  • Opportunity to work across the Cumberland LGA. 

About the Organisation

Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.

About the Opportunity

The Senior Library Team Member is responsible for carrying out customer service duties efficiently and professionally, and to provide high quality customer service to both internal and external library customers. These roles will also be the Officer in Charge during the hours that they are working.

The successful applicant will require:

  • Diploma – Library/Information Studies (TAFE)
  • Eligible for Library Technician membership of ALIA
  • Experience in a library environment
  • Well-developed literacy, numeracy and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team
  • Experience in using computers and the internet in a professional environment

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Cumberland City Council has a COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure, which requires all workers to have received the full recommended dosage of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. It is essential for applicants to advise Council of their vaccination status within their application.
All applicants who undertake an interview for this position will be required to produce their vaccination evidence at the time of their interview. Any applicants who are recommended for a position will be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status as part of the employment screening process.

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

Download the position description here for more information. 

Salary: Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $34.61 to $39.80 per hour plus superannuation.

The commencement salary will depend upon the successful applicant's qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment: These positions are permanent, part-time working the hours as listed for each location. 

Position 1 - Senior Library Team Member - Auburn Library (12 hours per week)

Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, 6 hours 
Wednesday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours 
Thursday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours 

Position 2 - Senior Library Team Member - Merrylands Library (18 hours per week)

Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm, 6 hours 
Sunday 2:00pm – 5:00pm, 3 hours 
Monday 5:00pm – 8:00pm, 3 hours

Tuesday 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 3 hours

Wednesday 5:00pm - 8:00pm, 3 hours

These positions will be located at Council's Auburn and Merrylands Libraries as listed, however you may be required to work across any branch of the Cumberland City Council Library Service.

All final applicants for this position will be requested to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination immunisation record as part of the recruitment process.


  • Leave entitlements, including annual, personal and parental leave (where applicable)
  • Access to Council's Educational Assistance Program and professional development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Access to Council's Fitness Passport program and pools.

EnquiriesTelephone Stephanie Hodgson on 02 8757 9471 for further information.

Position number: ES0577 and ES0612

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 2 March 2022


Library Officer - Community Engagement

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Hawkesbury City Council, NSW

Library Officer - Community Engagement

  • Reference Number: SS090LS
  • Closing Date: 06-03-2022
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Be passionate. Be progressive. Hawkesbury City Council.

  • Permanent Full time – 35 hrs per week
  • Salary negotiable from $57k + Super
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Flexibility for weekend and evening roster

This role represents a unique opportunity to join an organisation that offers exciting challenges to provide contemporary library services to our community. If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community we want to hear from you.

The Role:

This role will focus on delivering and promoting a friendly and efficient library service by the way of programs that increase community awareness and involvement, in order to increase community engagement.

About You:

Are you customer service focused with the confidence to interact with the public and deliver a variety of programs? The ideal candidate will have high attention to detail, succinct accurate writing style and good time management and passionate about libraries.

Essential Criteria:

  • Diploma in Library and Information Services or relevant qualifications or experience
  • Demonstrated capacity to organise functions and community events and the knowledge of issues that impact on the timely and effective management of events
  • Demonstrated experience with digital marketing
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evening rosters and to present occasional out of hours programs
  • Working with Children’s Check
  • Class C Drivers Licence

The Rewards:

Hawkesbury City Council also offers a great working environment where your career and development matters. We offer a range of benefits from flexible work arrangements, discounted gym memberships, study assistance to flu vaccinations and other wellbeing initiatives.

An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualification, skills and experience.

To Apply:

For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website or if you do not have access to our website call Council’s People and Development Team on at 02 4560 4444.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 6 March 2022

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to these matters will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

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