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Librarian Readers Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jacinta Craine, Team Leader Readers & Research 
Contact Number
E: jcraine@ssc.nsw.gov.au
Location
Sutherland Shire Council, NSW

 

Librarian Readers Services

Job No: SSC481 | Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • To assist in providing quality literacy and reader development services.
  • To encourage reading and facilitate access to reading resources by utilising the Library's collection.
  • To work with all Library staff, community groups and individuals to promote and develop reading and reader based activities.
  • To support Readers and Research in daily operations.

Things You’ll Do:

  • Develop and maintain a creative and inclusive adult readers service.
  • Source and secure speakers for adult reader related events.
  • Support community and government initiatives that support and encourage reading, including participation in writers and literary festivals and events.
  • Develop and promote reader based activities and programs, showcasing the library as a major resource for recreational and informational reading.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.
  • Showcasing Council’s values in all that you do – Collaborate, Achieve, Respect, and Evolve.
  • Fostering the growth, engagement and development of your team and our community.
  • Being a positive brand ambassador for the Sutherland Shire Council.

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by 10:00 pm: Monday 27 June 2022
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated Friday 1 July 2022
  • Package: $82,594 gross p.a. plus superannuation
  • Hours of work: Permanent full time opportunity working 35 hours per week across 7 days
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options.

 **To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication, you will be required to produce evidence as part of the application process. Successful applicants are subject to ID checks, Police Checks, Driving history checks, Functional Assessment, Reference checks, Qualification checks, Working with Children checks and Work Rights verification. 

Keen To Learn More?

About Us

If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.

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Librarian - Young People's Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen McKissock 
Contact Number
08 9290 6732
Location
Shire of Mundaring Council, WA

 

Librarian - Young People's Services

  • Location: Mundaring Library  (1 Nichol Street, Mundaring)
  • Tenure: Full time
  • Salary: $81,724 - 87,154 (per annum) 
  • Closing Date 27 June 2022

About the Job

An opportunity exists for a creative, enthusiastic and customer focussed library services professional to join our team.

Selection Criteria

  • Outline your knowledge of collection development and stock selection principles specific to children and young people.
  • Describe your experience in planning, supporting and implementing targeted community-based library programs for children and young people.
  • Describe and provide examples of your ability to create and maintain positive partnerships with stakeholders related to the provision and promotion of library services for children and young people.
  • Provide examples of your highly developed interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

Position Description available for download under Document\s above

For further information on this position contact Helen McKissock on 08 9290 6732.

Team Leader - North Ryde Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations 
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8351
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

Team Leader - North Ryde Library

Job No: COR1020 | Location: North Ryde, NSW

  • Permanent, Full-time opportunity
  • Lead and manage a busy library in a vibrant town centre setting
  • Unique opportunity to manage a toy library within North Ryde Library 

About Us

City of Ryde Libraries comprises of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are vibrant and welcoming places in the local community. City of Ryde Libraries continue to innovate and strengthen our services with an emphasis on exciting new developments and emerging technologies in Public Libraries.

About the Role

We have a rare and exciting opportunity to join City of Ryde Libraries as the Team Leader – North Ryde Library.

Are you passionate about delivering a unique suite of children’s programs in a newly refurbished, engaging and interactive children’s area? Are you keen to lead a creative and enthusiastic team and grow and develop relationships with the local community including the surrounding schools and pre schools?

The purpose of this role is to deliver a consistent and responsive library service that meets the community’s needs and to provide leadership and operational management of the branch library. You will play a key role in the delivery of early literacy initiatives and specialist programs such as the newly introduced sensory story time. As a senior member of the library service, you will play an important role in the development and delivery of service improvements and to the achievements of the Library strategic plan.

You will provide leadership and guidance in relation to people management processes including recruitment, staff development and performance improvement. 

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday including evening and rostered weekend work. In this position, there may be an occasional requirement to provide leadership at the Gladesville branch by covering for staff leave.

About You 

You have proven experience in leading a successful library service. You have exceptional ability to establish, foster and maintain positive working relationships with both internal and external customers. You keep up to date and have an awareness of current trends in public libraries and are able to contribute positively to the strategic direction of the library service. 

In addition, you will also have:

  • Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and/or a degree level qualification in a related area with significant public library experience
  • Experience in the delivery of a high-level public library and information service in a cross-cultural customer service environment
  • Proven people management and supervisory experience (minimum 2 years) in a public library or similar customer focussed environment, including the supervision and performance management of staff
  • Proven high level communication and interpersonal skills including report writing, procedure development, problem solving, negotiation and effective complaints handling skills and experience
  • Experience in process improvement and leading/implementing change
  • Understanding of current issues and trends in the library industry
  • Knowledge of EEO principles, Privacy and Information Act
  • Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Covid-19 vaccinated

Your commencing salary is negotiable in the range $76,057 to $85,335 per annum + superannuation, depending on relevant experience and qualifications.

Please note an Award salary increase of 2% will apply in July 2022.

Culture & Benefits

  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Uniform provided
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks

How to apply

Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or phone (02) 9952 8351 and ask to speak with Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date:  Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 11:30pm

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City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

Senior Coordinator Library Programs & Marketing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathleen Allen, Manager Library Services
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8351
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

Senior Coordinator Library Programs & Marketing

Job No: COR1021 | Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Key Library leadership role
  • Join a collaborative and progressive team
  • Enjoy free parking, mobile phone and work from home option

About Us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the 2021 Australian Business Awards and is a progressive local Council possessing natural landscapes, beautiful parks and scenic waterways, all centrally located only 12 kilometres from Sydney.

The City of Ryde Libraries is comprised of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are vibrant and welcoming places in the local community. City of Ryde Libraries continue to innovate and strengthen our services with an emphasis on exciting new developments and emerging technologies in public libraries.

City of Ryde Libraries vision: Imagine, Connect, Learn

City of Ryde Libraries Strategic Plan 2019-2024: Great Libraries, Great Communities aspires to deliver spaces, experiences and opportunities that enhance the social, culture, recreational and lifelong needs of our wider community. 

About the Role

In this role you will develop, manage and evaluate a vibrant outreach program of library activities for a diverse community that includes lifelong programs, community information, local studies, home library service, multicultural program, and children and youth services.

We are looking for someone with a passion for community engagement and program development, experience in digital marketing and communications strategies, skills in leading a dynamic and effective team and the ability to collaborate and implement change.

The library operates in a team environment in which the Library Resource and Technology, Library Operations, and Library Programs and Marketing teams work together to achieve the objectives and initiatives outlined in the library plan.

About You

You are highly creative and have a passion for community engagement and program development. You bring to this role experience in digital marketing and communication strategies as well as innovative ideas to build library membership and use of our services.

Your leadership experience will encompass change management, consensus building, staff supervision, training and development, and performance management. 

In addition, you will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science recognised by ALIA (Australian Library Industry Association) or Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Marketing or a related discipline appropriate to the position with experience in Library Services or Cultural Development.
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Drivers Licence
  • COVID-19 vaccinated

Your commencing salary will be in the range $100,354 to $117,080 per annum + superannuation, dependent on relevant experience and qualifications.

Please note an Award salary increase of 2% will apply in July 2022.

Culture & Benefits

  • Flexible work options with the ability to work from home 1-2 days per week
  • Mobile phone and laptop provided
  • Onsite parking available
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Generous uniform allowance

How to apply

Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or phone (02) 9952 8351 and ask to speak with Kathleen Allen, Manager Library Services for a confidential discussion.

*Previous applicants need not apply*

Closing Date:  Sunday 26 June 2022 at 11:30pm 

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City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

Library Customer Service and Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hayley Martin, Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service
Contact Number
03 9747 5224
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Library Customer Service and Outreach Officer

Job No: MEL472 | Location: Melton

Part Time Permanent Position 22.58 Hours 

Salary Range $65,364 to $69,299 per annum pro rata + 10% Super 

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality—one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

Melton City Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic, vibrant, and energetic staff member to join the team. The role will be delivering high quality customer service and supporting the delivery of outreach services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver high quality customer service across the library service to ensure customers have a positive experience characterised by active engagement, providing direction to library officers as required.
  • Participate in rostered library customer service shifts at library facilities or outreach points and proactively engage with customers to maximise their use of resources, equipment, technology and online platforms.
  • Support the daily operational delivery and administration of the library access points and external engagement activities such as, Council events and festivals, and pop up services at community and cultural events.
  • Support the Engagement & Outreach Librarian to develop, plan, deliver and evaluate library outreach and engagement events across the municipality to ensure a comprehensive calendar of activities and events, liaising and partnering with other Council staff and service units.
  • Identify and participate in working groups and network committees that support the positive engagement of emerging and diverse communities within the municipality and ensure proactive library representation.
  • Utilise community development principles and an inclusive intercultural approach to develop and deliver events and initiatives that promote the library service, engage the community and activate Council spaces and public places, with a focus on diverse and emerging communities.
  • Support the development, delivery, and evaluation of partnerships with external providers, community groups, cultural groups, Council staff and volunteers, to improve awareness of and engagement with library services.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of library collections in relation to area of responsibility.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A post-secondary qualification in either professional membership (library technician) of the Australian Library and Information Association or in Community Development or Social Services together with public library experience.
  • Experience working in public libraries or a community focussed organisation, combined with relevant experience or knowledge of delivering outreach services
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s licence.
  • Current valid Working with Children’s check.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Hayley Martin, Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service, 03 9747 5224.

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role .

We encourage you to use the STAR approach when writing your responses to the selection criteria.

Situation (Task) – provide a brief outline of the situation or task?

Action – what did you do in response to the situation or task?

Result – what was the result of your action?

To address the Key Selection Criteria you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise. 

Applications submitted via email, after the closing date and/or that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements, dependent on the position.

Successful applicants must comply with COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 17 June 2022

APPLY NOW

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we’re committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Melton City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation.

Customer Engagement and Outreach Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hayley Martin, Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service
Contact Number
03 9747 5224
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Customer Engagement and Outreach Librarian

Job No: MEL470 | Location: Melton

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary Range $71,280 to $82,081 per annum + 10% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality—one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

Melton City Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic, vibrant, and energetic staff member to join the team. The role will be delivering high quality customer service, as well as developing and delivering an innovative range of outreach services and customer engagement initiatives to increase access to library services across the municipality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day to day operation and administration of library outreach points, pop-up libraries, and external promotional activities, for example at Council events and festivals, community centres and high use areas such as town centres and shopping centres.
  • Utilise community development principles and an intercultural approach to develop, deliver, and evaluate programs and initiatives that promote the library service, increase membership, and engage the community to activate Council spaces and public places across the municipality.
  • Support the Team Leader Library Hub by leading customer engagement initiatives to deliver a proactive customer service model.
  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate partnerships with external providers, community groups, cultural groups, Council staff and volunteers, to improve awareness of and engagement with library services.
  • Identify and develop opportunities and initiatives to engage with non-users, hard to reach and vulnerable communities in the municipality to provide pathways for accessing library services.
  • As a library customer service shift supervisor, you will provide leadership to staff in the delivery of high-quality customer service across the library service to ensure customers have a positive experience characterised by active engagement.
  • Participate in the rostered library customer service shifts at library facilities or outreach points and proactively engage with customers to maximise their use of resources, equipment, technology and online platforms.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association together with relevant public library experience.
  • Demonstrated understanding of community development principles and engagement techniques, and the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate outreach and customer engagement programs.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Hayley Martin, Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service, 03 9747 5224.

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role .

We encourage you to use the STAR approach when writing your responses to the selection criteria.

Situation (Task) – provide a brief outline of the situation or task?

Action – what did you do in response to the situation or task?

Result – what was the result of your action?

To address the Key Selection Criteria you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise. 

Applications submitted via email, after the closing date and/or that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements, dependent on the position.

Successful applicants must comply with COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 17 June 2022

APPLY NOW

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we’re committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Melton City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation.

Library Technician - Community Learning

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Mary Ternes 
Contact Number
02 9839 6621
Location
Blacktown City Council, NSW

 

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Library Technician - Community Learning

Job No: BC2088 | Location: Blacktown, NSW

Blacktown is a vibrant city located in the very heart of Greater Sydney, half-way between Sydney City and the Blue Mountains. It is a city of ambition and excitement. With a total of 54 residential suburbs, and population of 395,000 coming from more than 180 different birthplaces, Blacktown City is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working in Blacktown City provides a wealth of professional opportunities. Blacktown City Council is the largest council in New South Wales, 4th largest in Australia and a leader in the development of the western Sydney region. With almost unmatched growth expected over the next 25 years, we are on an exciting journey of transformation to prepare for a population of more than 612,000. There has never been a more exciting time to join one of Sydney’s most dynamic and high-performing councils as we continue to deliver outstanding levels of service for our proud and diverse community and prepare our great city for the future.

Blacktown City Council strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity

This is an exciting permanent, full-time opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified para-professional to work within Blacktown City Libraries Community Learning team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service with a focus on information services and digital literacy. Will be required to have excellent communication skills to establish and maintain strong working relationships with all key stakeholders.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have sound knowledge of information resources and collections both digital and physical
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a high-functioning team and possess excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.

Qualifications and experience

Essential:

  • Library Technician Diploma, Associate Diploma or equivalent, as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Previous library experience
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to a customer focused service
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment and independently
  • Well-developed problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high level digital literacy.

Desirable:

  • Current class C driver’s licence
  • First aid certification
  • Ability to speak a community language.

Remuneration and benefits

The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

  • Entry level for this position is $1,130.10 per week
  • 35 hour working week 
  • Opportunity to participate in Council's flex-time arrangement
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements (where applicable), 9.5% employer superannuation contribution payable to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

Our commitment to safety

Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random and cause testing.

Please note being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a requirement prior to commencement and throughout ongoing employment with Blacktown City Council.

We are a child safe organisation that supports and promotes the safety, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Position description

Click here to view or download the position description.       

APPLY NOW USING OUR FAST, EASY TO USE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS: 

  1. Have your resume and any other relevant documentation ready to attach. 
  2. Have a personal email address ready to use and complete your application without 'logging-out' of the system.
  3. Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application.

Best of luck.

Closing Date:           Friday 10 June 2022, 11.30 pm

Contact Officer:       Mary Ternes on 02 9839 6621

INTERNAL REF:       BCC1137

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Systems and Resources Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Brenda Anderson, Byron Area Librarian
Contact Number
02 66858540 or 0428 385 427
Location
Lismore City Council, NSW

 

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Systems and Resources Librarian

Job No:LCC899 | Location:Lismore, NSW

THE IMPORTANT STUFF:

  • Full Time: 35 hour week.
  • Salary: A salary range from $1,505.00 per week + superannuation 
  • Full position description: Click here
  • Contact: For a confidential discussion please contact Brenda Anderson, Byron Area Librarian on 02 66858540 or 0428 385 427
  • Closing date: Thursday 16 June at 4:00pm
  • Apply now

WHO WE ARE:

RTRL OVERVIEW

Lismore City Council is the Executive Council of RTRL and employ all staff. The Richmond Tweed Regional Library has a simple mission: to create an environment where people can discover, connect and escape with knowledge, ideas and stories.

We want to help our community expand their mind, broaden their horizons and learn new things. Whether it’s finding a great story to read, accessing online services or joining a playgroup, we are here to support our community and provide free services that make life better by responding to community needs and interests.

The team: We are a multi skilled team who want to help our community expand their mind, broaden their horizons and learn new things. Whether it’s finding a great story to read, accessing online services or joining a playgroup, we are here to support our community and provide free services that make life better by responding to community needs and interests.

The organisation: We are committed to making a valuable difference in the community in which we live, work and play. We are a diverse organisation that is made up of many disciplines all working towards the same end goal. We offer a broad range of career opportunities for everyone and encourage and support our teams to develop their skills and build their careers here in the Northern Rivers.

To find out more about our diverse and colourful region, click here.

YOU ARE:

  • Passionate about helping and supporting the community
  • Creative and innovative
  • Organised and detail oriented
  • An excellent communicator

YOU WILL:

  • Lead, engage and develop the Systems and Resources team, ensuring effective personnel management in order to achieve the best organisational and community outcomes in relation to service delivery.
  • Design, formulate and implement processes and apply services to meet the systems and resourcing needs of the regional community.
  • Support relevant strategic direction, prepare budget submissions and reports for various stakeholders
  • Oversee and support the development, maintenance access and process improvement of all library collections utilising traditional and emerging techniques to ensure we are future focused and our processes are effective.
  • Manage major projects to shape our future, including information technology systems and applications in a resource environment.

YOU'LL LOVE:

  • Working within a passionate and professional team
  • Generous long service leave entitlements and access to paid parental leave
  • Working in an organisation that supports and encourages growth and development
  • Feeling supported by an organisation that genuinely cares about your wellbeing.

PLEASE NOTE:

Conditions of Employment: Conditions of employment are in the Local Government (State) Award and relevant Council policy, procedures and agreements 

Pre-employment Screening: Lismore City Council adheres to the guidelines and advice outlined by NSW Health in relation to COVID-19 related legislation.

There will be a series of pre-employment checks including health assessments Confidential Medical Statement and receipt of copies of relevant qualifications and reference checks. 

Working with Children Check

In accordance with the requirement for ‘Working with Children' anyone starting a new, paid job in child-related work must apply for the Working With Children Check (WWCC). This is a requirement for this position and it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to have undertaken the WWCC and the ‘Clearance to Work with Children’ provided to Council prior to commencement. For further information on how to apply please refer to the Office of Children's Guardian website.

No paper applications will be accepted therefore all applications are to be submitted online through Council's portal prior to the deadline outlined above.

We are no longer accepting late applications therefore please allow yourself enough time to submit your application prior to the deadline outlined above.

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Library Branch Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Recruitment Team
Contact Number
E: careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Location
Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD

 

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Library Branch Leader

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  • Job Number:498097
  • Division:Community & Environment
  • Employment Status:Permanent
  • Categories:Library Services

This role sits within our Cultural Services Department, which includes Galleries, Museums, Libraries, Heritage and Arts and Cultural Activation. Our library service aims to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence in delivering information, collections, programs and spaces for our customers.

About our opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Library Branch Leader at the Arana Hills Library.

As the Branch Leader, you will lead the Library team in providing contemporary and dynamic library services in order to achieve quality community engagement and provide positive customer service experiences.

To achieve this, you will be responsible for the management and development of:

  • the branch library team; 
  • a library collection that addresses the collection needs of the local community and supports network collection outcomes;
  • relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and regional partners;
  • business plans and reports on service outcomes;
  • facility and venue maintenance; and
  • service and process reviews to deliver strategies and projects.

About you

We are looking for a leader who is experienced and knowledgeable in the delivery of public library services.

As an influential, proactive and passionate leader you will be able to demonstrate your experience and commitment to:

  • building positive and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • developing team and individual capabilities; and
  • fostering a healthy, inclusive and well-connected workplace.

Well versed with strategy development and business documentation, you will also be proficient and accustomed to developing business plans, reporting, undertaking financial management and managing complex projects.

Preferably, to strengthen your skillset and knowledge base you will have:

  • context and an understanding for political and organisational environments similar to Local Government; and
  • a tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management.

The Details

  • Term: Permanent Full Time
  • Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 6 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • Location:  Arana Hills Library
  • Hours: 72.5 hours, 9-day fortnight.
  • $91009 annual salary (up to 12%) + leave loading
  • NOTE: This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours. 

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our mates and construction program.
  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Position Description

 Library Branch Leader (PDF)

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact our Recruitment Team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Applications close: 14 June 2022 23:55

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Richmond Tweed Regional Library Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kate Eastham
Contact Number
T: 02 66250411 or E: kate.eastham@lismore.nsw.gov.au
Location
Lismore City Council, NSW

 

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Richmond Tweed Regional Library Manager

Job No: LCC922 | Location: Lismore, NSW

THE IMPORTANT STUFF:

  • Full Time: 35 hour week. 
  • Salary: Annual salary range from $108,070.00 to $124,281.00 + superannuation 
  • Full position description: Click here
  • Contact: For a confidential discussion please contact Kate Eastham on 02 66250411 or kate.eastham@lismore.nsw.gov.au.
  • Closing date:Thursday 16 June 2021 at 4:00pm

WHO WE ARE:

RTRL OVERVIEW

Lismore City Council is the Executive Council of RTRL and employ all staff. The Richmond Tweed Regional Library has a simple mission: to create an environment where people can discover, connect and escape with knowledge, ideas and stories.

We want to help our community expand their mind, broaden their horizons and learn new things. Whether it’s finding a great story to read, accessing online services or joining a playgroup, we are here to support our community and provide free services that make life better by responding to community needs and interests.

The organisation: We are committed to making a valuable difference in the community in which we live, work and play. We are a diverse organisation that is made up of many disciplines all working towards the same end goal. We offer a broad range of career opportunities for everyone and encourage and support our teams to develop their skills and build their careers here in the Northern Rivers.

To find out more about our diverse and colourful region, click here.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

We are seeking an experienced professional and inspiring leader to manage Richmond Tweed Regional Libraries. (RTRL). RTRL is a group made up of four regional councils that oversee and administer the Libraries in the local Government areas of Tweed, Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore. This position will play a key role in ensuring projects and change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget. Reporting to the Director Partnerships, Planning and Engagement the Manager RTRL will proactively lead the Team and provide strong management and leadership to the functional areas of Regional Library services.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Manager will ensure the library management planning and performance of the organisation is aligned with the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework.

This position will partner with the Executive and Senior Leadership Team to drive a values based culture of high performance and engagement to foster a high standard of service delivery to the organisation and community. 

YOU ARE:

  • An experienced and effective leader
  • Innovate
  • Collaborative
  • Highly organised with good time management skills
  • Someone who thrives in a busy challenging environment
  • An expert communicator 
  • A professional with relevant qualifications

YOU WILL:

  • Provide leadership and effectively coordinate library management, operations and performance across the Regional Library Service.
  • Ensure the service outlined in the Service Level Agreements with each participating council is met and where possible exceeded.
  • Provide expert advice to both internal and external customers on library matters.
  • Ensure systems are continually reviewed to reflect best practice in library management.
  • Respond to community needs by delivering programs that reflect these needs.
  • Has a track record of leading successful projects on time and on budget and bringing all stakeholders on the journey.
  • An excellent communicator and influencer, who listens to others, puts forward ideas and encourages the views of others.
  • Leads innovation through technology to drive ideas, help develop and deliver a technology strategy for libraries and enhance digital access for engaged communities. We want to remain a modern and technology-enabled library network, that ensures we are constantly finding new and innovative ways to provide library services.
  • Leads their team to achieve excellence through service delivery benchmarks and is committed to innovation and improvement; and
  • Manages and is accountable for the financial, legal, physical and human resources for the team within agreed budgets, time-frames and reporting standards.

PLEASE NOTE:

Conditions of Employment: Conditions of employment are in the Local Government (State) Award and relevant Council policy, procedures and agreements 

Pre-employment Screening: Lismore City Council adheres to the guidelines and advice outlined by NSW Health in relation to COVID-19 related legislation. 

There will be a series of pre-employment checks including health assessments (includes Confidential Medical Statement) and receipt of copies of relevant qualifications and reference checks. We will also require a criminal history check.

Working with Children Check

In accordance with the requirement for ‘Working with Children' anyone starting a new, paid job in child-related work must apply for the Working With Children Check (WWCC). This is a requirement for this position and it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to have undertaken the WWCC and the ‘Clearance to Work with Children’ provided to Council prior to commencement. For further information on how to apply please refer to the Office of Children's Guardian website.

No paper applications will be accepted therefore all applications are to be submitted online through Council's portal prior to the deadline outlined above.

We are no longer accepting late applications therefore please allow yourself enough time to submit your application prior to the deadline outlined above.

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