Community and Programs Librarian / Library Officer
- Reference Number: 2022-58
- Closing Date: 13-06-2022
- Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: $2,623 to $2,832 per fortnight (based on 35 hours per week) + 10% superannuation and a 9 day fortnight
Plan, promote and deliver library programs and events!
An exciting opportunity exists within our Community Learning and Programs Team for a Librarian or Library Technician.
We are seeking to engage an enthusiastic customer-oriented person to plan, promote and deliver library programs and events including author talks, community education seminars and maker space activities.
Hornsby Shire is located on Sydney's upper north shore, approximately 25 kilometres north of the CBD. Known as the ‘Bushland Shire’, our local government area is characterised by bushland comprising national park, major waterways, natural reserves and rural landscape. The rest of the Shire combines urban, rural and open spaces.
About the role
In your new role, you will be part of a customer-focused team that supports library and information services to the Hornsby Shire community through the delivery of efficient and effective activities and programs, in addition to the provision of efficient and effective information and circulation services.
The Community and Programs Librarian/ Library Officer position has the following major components:
* Planning and effective delivery of inclusive services and programs
* Marketing and promotion of library programs and services
* Customer and Information services
* Maintenance of collection and facilities
* Operational supervision
* Staff and customer training
The Community and Programs Librarian/Library Officer position requires a passionate and enthusiastic individual who actively engages in professional development to keep up to date with trends in library programming relevant to the local community. The ability to manage concurrent tasks, to establish priorities and to work independently on a task to completion is critical to the success of this role, as is the flexibility to adapt to a wide range of duties as required.
In your new role you will;
* Be interested in assisting the community
* Be committed to professional development and continuous learning
* Show initiative, think creatively and generate ideas
* Have a flexible and cooperative approach to work
The Community and Programs Librarian/Library Officer is primarily based at Hornsby Library and may be required to work at other library branches. This role will also require evening and weekend work.
An Australian Library and Information Association accredited library and information science qualification at undergraduate or postgraduate level OR an Australian Library and Information Association accredited library technician qualification is required for this role, as is a Working With Children Check.
Please note that double vaccination is required to work in this position and to attend an interview
For more information, please contact Melanie Mutch, Community Liaison and Programs Co-ordinator on 02 9847 6568.
Closing date: 13th June 2022 at 11.30pm