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Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Heather Walker, Acting Library Services Coordinator
Contact Number
03 5950 1566
Location
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, VIC

 

Library Services & Programs Officer

Apply Before: 16 May 2022, 01:55 PM

Job Schedule: Part time

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 1200 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Temporary Part-Time, up until 15 June 2023
  • Band 4 Libraries $36.14 per hour
  • Based at our Hastings and Somerville libraries
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

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

Situated at our Hastings and Somerville libraries on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Library Services & Programs Officer provides outstanding customer service to library customers and supports the library team in delivering an exceptional and engaging service to the Mornington Peninsula community and its visitors.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You will be a member of an effective, cooperative, and cohesive Libraries team who are committed to providing quality customers focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service outcomes and communicate in a positive manner with both customers and staff, as per the Shire’s Code of Conduct.
  • Help customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Provide help and advice to customers in locating and obtaining information, referring to specialist staff or alternative sources of information when necessary.
  • Provide support to specialist staff in meeting the reading and information needs of library customers.
  • Collect, process and reconcile payments at front of house customer service and self-service stations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of library services, programs and events that support lifelong learning, digital literacy/technology, reader development and literacy outcomes, including set up, crowd control and event promotion.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to a collection of materials that meets the needs of the community by assisting with the circulation, maintenance, and physical repairs of the library collection.
  • Support the issuing and returning of library materials through the library management system.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the library including shelving, tidying and display maintenance.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Diploma library qualification as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent qualification appropriate to the position or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in local government or other complex organisations is desirable
  • Substantial experience in frontline customer service
  • Substantial experience in IT applications
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role.

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, Monday 16 May 2022.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Heather Walker, Acting Library Services Coordinator, 03 5950 1566.

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Marina Mafani
Contact Number
(03) 9356 6970
Location
Hume City Council, VIC

 

Librarian (101333)

Broadmeadows, Australia

Reference: 5932220

* $76,961 per annum pro rata (Band 5), plus Super * Temporary Part Time, until March 2023 (21 hours per week)

Hume Libraries is looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for libraries and providing outstanding customer service to the Hume community. This position is based at our Sunbury Library. We are looking for applicants who are positive, energetic and quick learners, who are able to work well within a team environment and positively engage with the Hume community.

Key Skills

  • Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills with an ability to engage with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use a variety of computer hardware and software
  • Excellent customer service with an ability to deal with diverse customer needs, and present a positive image of Council.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitating programs in a library setting

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

In line with directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at Hume City Council require staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful applicants will be required to provide COVID-19 vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption.

For further information please view position description or contact Marina Mafani on (03) 9356 6970.

Applications Close: 24 May 2022

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Youth Engagement and Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Marina Mafani 
Contact Number
(03) 9356 6970
Location
Hume City Council, VIC

 

Youth Engagement and Programs Librarian (102265)

Broadmeadows, Australia

Reference: 5932463

* $76,961 per annum pro rata (Band 5), plus Super * Temporary Part Time, until January 2023 (14 hours per week)

Hume Libraries is currently seeking applications from qualified Librarians to join our Sunbury Library team on a temporary part-time basis. You will be positive, energetic and a quick learner, able to work well within a team environment and engage with the Sunbury community.

The Sunbury Library, situated within the Hume Global Learning Centre Sunbury, is the newest addition to Hume Global Learning Centres offering open plan, multifunction facilities and opportunities to get involved with new collections, programs, outreach and more.

The roster for this position is Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 hours per day between 9.30am and 5.30pm according to rostered requirements. You may also be offered additional hours based on operational requirements.

You will be responsible for contributing to the provision of high-quality library services that meet the educational, recreational and information needs of the diverse Hume community by delivering accessible, relevant and innovative resources and a high standard of customer service to the Hume community. You will also support the facilitation of learning, participate in collection development, as well as plan, develop and deliver library programs (with a focus on youth, young adult and adult programming), as directed by the Team Leader Sunbury Library.

Key Skills

  • Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills with an ability to engage with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in electronic and print based information resources
  • Excellent customer service skills with an ability to deal with challenging customers and present a positive Council image

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion and the principles of gender equality.

Our Council recognises the value of the diversity and strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the heritage of all Australians.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and adhere to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. Our people are required to observe child safe requirements and support the safety, participation, wellbeing and empowerment of children.

Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

We offer flexible work arrangements and a range of other employee benefits to support employee's work life balance.

In line with directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at Hume City Council require staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful applicants will be required to provide COVID-19 vaccination certificate or valid medical exemption.

For further information please view position description or contact Marina Mafani on (03) 9356 6970.

Applications Close: 24 May 2022

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Mobile Library Operator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Workforce Management
Contact Number
1300 345 345
Location
Snowy Monaro Regional Council, NSW

 

Mobile Library Operator

  • Closing Date: 25/05/2022
  • Salary: $61,042.00 - $61,042.00
  • Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Location: Cooma

The Snowy Monaro region is a unique and culturally diverse region of south-east NSW. From our history of the Snowy Hydro Scheme, our proud agricultural industry and popular ski resorts, we are a region that has a lot to offer. With fantastic lifestyle choices, whether you are an adventure seeker or prefer the finer things in life, we really can offer it all, and all within close proximity to our nation’s capital Canberra.
Snowy Monaro Regional Council employs over 450 staff from all walks of life, and working with us will give you the opportunity to enjoy our beautiful surrounds, progress your career and make a difference in our local community.  
 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.

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.

Reporting to the Coordinator Library Services, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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
  • Basic vehicle maintenance skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to customer service
  • 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, Wednesday 25 May 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.

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Library Officer - Library Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing
Contact Number
02 9330 6202
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Officer - Library Programs

Job No: GR211107 | Location: Kogarah

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

About the Opportunity

  • Permanent, Full-Time
  • Salary from $66,471.26- $77,016.87 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community
  • Take advantage of Council benefits including:
    - wellness perks including flu vaccinations and free counselling
    - ability to partake in council’s Flex Fit Scheme including 9-day fortnight, based on operational requirements
    - access to council leave entitlements including long service leave after 5 years

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Library Officer - Library Programs to join our dynamic and busy Library Services team based in Kogarah. The successful candidate will: 

  • Plan, develop, promote and deliver library and information services, programs and events that reflect and enhance the informational, cultural, recreational and educational needs of the local community
  • Maintain awareness of current trends, issues and new technologies to ensure services and programs remain relevant to the target audience
  • Deliver targeted community outreach to key priority groups as determined by the Outreach Program promoting library services to the broader community
  • Contribute to the promotion of programs, services and events through in-house publications, the web, and other promotional opportunities; implement the Library's style guide; liaise with Council's Media Unit

 Selection Criteria:

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing on 02 9330 6202.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website.

Closing Date: Friday, 20 May 2022 at 11.30 PM AEST

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community. 

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Library Officer - Children and Youth Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing
Contact Number
02 9330 6202
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Officer - Children and Youth Services

Job No: GR211106 | Location: Kogarah

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

About the Opportunity

  • Permanent, Full-Time
  • Salary from $66,471.26- $77,016.87 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community
  • Take advantage of Council benefits including:
    - wellness perks including flu vaccinations and free counselling
    - ability to partake in council’s Flex Fit Scheme including 9-day fortnight, based on operational requirements
    - access to council leave entitlements including long service leave after 5 years

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Library Officer - Children and Youth Services to join our dynamic and busy Library Services team based in Kogarah. The successful candidate will: 

  • Assist in the planning, development, promotion and delivery of library and information services, programs and events that meet the diverse needs and interests of children and youth across the library service encouraging the development of literacy, creativity and lifelong learning.
  • Contribute to the program of promotions, services and events targeted to children and youth through in-house publications, the web, and other promotional opportunities.
  • Deliver targeted community outreach to key priority groups as determined in the Outreach Program promoting library services for children and youth.
  • Deliver regular and introductory class visits to the library service by local schools, preschools and community groups.

 Selection Criteria:

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing on 02 9330 6202.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website.

Closing Date: Friday, 20 May 2022 at 11.30 PM AEST

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community. 

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Team Leader - Library Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bernadette Fleet, Manager Library Services
Contact Number
02 4645 5053
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Team Leader - Library Programs

SALARY: $1,704.90 - 1,953.70 pw + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Oran Park, Camden and Narellan Libraries

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and opportunistic library professional to join our Library Services team as the Team Leader Library Programs. Your drive and passion for contemporary library practices will see you lead a team of specialist library professionals in the development and delivery of creative library programs tailored to our growing community within our library creative spaces and facilities.

Camden Council has three state of the art programs-based libraries with alternative lending collections and opportunities to reach our members in new and innovative ways. As the Team Leader Library Programs you will be working on implementing the library strategy for our innovative and  inclusive library programs and activities to inspire learning, creativity and discovery.

If you enjoy a challenging, diverse and rapidly evolving working environment which provides the opportunity to make a difference, don’t miss this opportunity to be part of something great.

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Essential:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science or a related field, that allow professional membership of ALIA
  • Proven experience in library work and a strong knowledge of public library practices including library systems, information technology and social networking technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to motivate and supervise staff
  • Strong capacity for strategic thinking and commitment to continued improvement
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, promotion and delivery of recreational and educational library programs in particular to adults
  • Knowledge and experience using online informational databases and developing and implementing library training programs
  • Current high level digital literacy skills, with the confidence to support customers with diverse technology including online and virtual collections and services, across multiple devices, platforms, apps and software
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Sound knowledge of library policies, practices and current trends in libraries
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO and WHS principles
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Current Drivers Licence

Desirable:

  • Experience in the delivery of recreational and educational programs for various target groups
  • Time management skills and self-directed work practices
  • Grant writing experience
  • Knowledge of current educational trends

The above position has been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain a new Working With Children Check. For more information visit www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au. Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.

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. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

Further Information: Bernadette Fleet, Manager Library Services on 02 4645 5053

Closing Date for above position: 23/05/2022

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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Digital Learning Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gary Edge, Team Leader Information and Community Learning
Contact Number
03 8470 8955
Location
Darebin City Council, VIC

 

Digital Learning Officer

About Darebin City Council
Located in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, Darebin City Council is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in terms of culture, language, religion, socio-economic background, occupation, and housing needs. The city has one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents in metropolitan Melbourne. Our Vision is for a community that works together to advance community life. 

About the Role 
This role focuses on delivering digital learning outcomes for the Darebin Community. This includes conducting one on one training sessions, coordinating small group sessions and working with community groups to reach people in need of digital literacy training. This position also manages a number of digital resources within the library collection. 

  • Develop digital learning programs to meet the needs of the Darebin community and in particular communities at risk of exclusion
  • Investigate partnership opportunities with community based organisations for the joint delivery of digital literacy programs.
  • Perform customer desk shifts within the library
  • Promote Darebin Libraries digital resources to local community organisations and the general public

Skills & Experience 

  • Knowledge and experience of using a wide number of digital devices, software and APPs
  • Experience of working in a customer service environment
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of digital training programs
  • Experience of working collaboratively with community groups and/or Council departments

Culture 
As a progressive leader in Local Government, Darebin City Council is passionate about social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence. We are proud of the diversity of our workforce and recognise the strength this provides in meeting the needs of the community we serve. We are committed to upholding a positive and supportive work environment that values the contribution of all employees and treats all employees with dignity and respect. 

Benefits 
We offer a range of benefits to our employees including opportunities for personal and professional development, flexible work practices, Employee Assistance Program, recognition and reward program - Appreciate Great and a variety of generous paid and unpaid leave options. 

How to Apply 
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your application including a resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description. 

We’re also happy to adjust our recruitment process to support your accessibility needs. 

Contact Gary Edge, Team Leader Information and Community Learning on 03 8470 8955 for a confidential discussion. 

Applications close on Wednesday 18th May 2022 at 11.30pm. 

Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply. 

To work at Darebin City Council, you will be required to supply proof of work rights, a Victorian Employee Working with Children Check and comply with Child Safety standards. All employees are required to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check and may be required to complete a Functional Health Assessment. 

Council requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Staff Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

Download: Position Description 

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Team Leader Library Technology

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Paula Pfoeffer, Community Learning and Library Services Manager
Contact Number
02 4645 4473
Location
Campbelltown City Council, NSW

 

Team Leader Library Technology

Reference Number: S100-22-2202

Closing Date: Extended to 30-05-2022

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Team Leader- Library Technology

  • Permanent full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary from $1,539.10 per week + 10% superannuation
  • Flexi time

We are currently seeking a dynamic library professional with a vision for the future of public library technologies and a passion for our role in fostering and promoting literacy within our community.

About us:

We are not your usual, we are upbeat, resourceful and determined. Our staff and community are at the core of what we do, looking for ways to work together and support each other. Naturally welcoming, we share good-natured humour and positivity. We aim to inspire a sense of possibility and create opportunities for all by rolling up our sleeves. Our workplace is agile and flexible, keeping ahead of the times. Be a part of it, let’s get something started.

The Community Learning and Library team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive library services to our community. The purpose of the library service is to be a great service where people (staff and customers) feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference. The Community Learning and Library team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive library services to our community. The purpose of the library service is to be a great service where people (staff and customers) feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference. We are currently seeking a library professional who is passionate about technology, access, digital literacy and libraries, and is committed to innovation and creativity. You will be responsible for leading the implementation, operation and evaluation of technology systems and programs, including the new Creative Studio.

With a rapidly expanding and evolving community and changes to the way people consume information and media, this position will play a key role in the development and future of access to technology in contemporary public libraries.

About the role:

  • Provide a high quality customer focused service.
  • To continually monitor and evaluate library technology services with a view to delivering efficient, effective and innovative technology services
  • Provide high level technical support of information systems and processes critical to library services and operations.
  • Supervise and lead the staff in the Library Technology team.
  • Provide significant user support to ensure access to electronic library resources.
  • Serve as liaison between library staff, Council Information Technology staff and third party vendors.
  • Work as a team leader and member to ensure that the objectives of the library service are met.

Key skills and attributes:

  • Tertiary library related qualifications recognised by ALIA (Australian Library and Information Assoc); other related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated high level skills in information technology, including web content development, creative technologies and social media.
  • Experience in assessing, implementing and evaluating software systems to provide the best customer experience
  • Strong capacity for strategic thinking and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Strong administrative and project management skills with a proven ability to manage concurrent tasks and work to deadlines
  • Ability to motivate and lead staff and be an effective team leader and team member.
  • Strong commitment to customer focused service.
  • Current Class C drivers licence.
  • Commitment to living our values of respect, integrity, teamwork, trust and optimism.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination or Medical Contraindication Certificate upon commencement.

In return, you will join a friendly and cohesive team environment and receive the following:

  • Permanent full time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary from $1,539.10 per week + 10% superannuation
  • Flexi time
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Staff car park

For further information on this position, please contact Paula Pfoeffer, Community Learning and Library Services Manager, on 02 4645 4473.

Applications close: 30 May 2022

Sound like you? Apply now! 

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

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Customer Service Officer – Library and Administration

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Council, WA

 

Customer Service Officer – Library and Administration

  • Casual positions available
  • One of the Fastest Growing Local Governments in Australia

About us

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is embarking on an exciting phase of growth and transformation with unique experiences for our staff, leading to great infrastructure and services for our community.

Located just 45 kilometres from the Perth CBD on the picturesque backdrop of the Darling Scarp, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is one of the fastest growing local governments in Australia. With the Tonkin Highway extending to Mundijong Road as well as a new Byford train station as part of the Metronet project, our Shire is growing at lightning speed.

Over the next 10 years our population is expected to double, and our focus to sustainably manage this growth while protecting and enhancing the natural beauty of our region. We’re energised and excited for the opportunities ahead for our people, and the Serpentine Jarrahdale community. If this sounds like something you want to be part of, come join us!

We look forward to growing an exciting future, together.

About the Role

As the Customer Service Officer – Library and Administration you will provide consistent, accurate and professional customer service within the Library and the Administration Centre. Much of the role will be based within the Library service, however the position also works within the Customer Service Team at Council and will be required to work on the front counter at Administration, dealing with all general enquiries, greeting visitors, receipting payments and answering incoming calls to Council.

This is a unique opportunity to broaden your customer service skills, whilst providing assistance and learning the operations across two work areas within the Council.

We are currently searching for at least two casuals who will have flexibility of working hours and will be available to fill in for staff absences (both planned leave and short-term sick leave cover).

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have;

  • Proven customer service experience with the ability to handle and support customers in a frontline customer service role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and contribute innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • Sound knowledge and ability to use a range of software systems.

Candidates with previous public library experience and knowledge and skills in the application of an automated library management system will be highly regarded.

COVID 19 Vaccination Requirements

In-line with State Government requirements, the successful candidate for this position may be required to provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated and able to attend the Shire’s premises / sites in the event of a lockdown, by providing a copy of their digital vaccination certificate to be stored securely by the Shire.

The Important Stuff

The Shire is committed to the long-term happiness of our team and offer an hourly rate of $38.26 (inclusive of casual loading).

Working in a fabulous environment with a quiet rural outlook is not everything so there are some other great benefits.

  • Free onsite parking.
  • Free wellness programs including gym membership.
  • Multiple flexible work options.

We recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applications, as part of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Submitting Your Application

Please include a comprehensive resume and cover letter referring to the position requirement and selection criteria detailing your suitability for the position by no later than 5pm Tuesday, 17 May 2022. Get in quick because we can’t accept late applications.

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