Librarian, Library Collections

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ms. Roniet Meyerthal
Contact Number
02 9083 8777 during business hours
Waverley Council, NSW


Librarian, Library Collections

Reference Number: S100-21-588 | Closing Date: 22-07-2021 | Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

  • Permanent full time – 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $69,744 up to $80,206 per annum plus Superannuation
  • Flexible working hours, family friendly policies and other great employee benefits   

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

The position of Librarian will provide effective and efficient library services to meet the educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs of the community.  As part of the Library Collections team you will ensure accessibility to to the library collection, including Local Studies material, and will be required to complete both copy and original cataloguing to industry standards.

The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of Library Information Systems, Library Management Systems, Internet, search strategies, data bases, MS Office, e-Resources, devices and platforms. You will be tertiary qualified in Library/Information Science or have equivalent experience.  You will have excellent oral and written communication skills and exceptional organisational and time management skills.

 The key deliverables are to support reporting functions under the Integrated Planning & Reporting framework including developing Council’s Asset Management Plans and ongoing management of Council’s Asset Management Improvements Plan.

You will have the ability to work evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Please refer to the position description below for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

For more information contact Roniet Meyerthal  02 9083 8777 during business hours.

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

Key Documents


Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Walkden, Team Leader Collection Management and Library Services
Contact Number
(08) 8384 0655
City of Onkaparinga, SA


Library Officer

Applications closing on 16 July 2021, 09:00 AM

  • Reference Number: 01445
  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Package: $62k - $68k pro rata + 10% Super – dependent on relevant experience, skills and knowledge
  • Position Description: 01445-21-Library-Officer.pdf(PDF, 373KB)

Permanent Part Time working 25 hours per week

  • Fantastic opportunity to join a customer service focused team in a large metropolitan library service
  • Work in a vibrant public library south of Adelaide
  • Deliver quality library services to the community

Exciting opportunity for a skilled library professional with a focus on customer service and contemporary library collections.

The position will be responsible for

  • Delivering great customer service
  • Supporting the delivery, administration, cataloguing and maintenance of the library’s magazine collection
  • Participating in collection management maintenance.

The successful candidate will possess

  • High level customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of current library and information practice
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

While the appointment is to the Noarlunga Library, placement or rostered work at other branches may be required. Regular rostered evening and weekend hours will apply.

Applicants will be assessed based on their ability to demonstrate relevant experience for the position and alignment with the City of Onkaparinga’s Values and Behaviours.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter telling us how your skills and experience meet our selection criteria found in the position description available on the City of Onkaparinga website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, persons with a disability and youth are encouraged to apply for this role.

If, after reading the position description you have any queries, or require further information please contact Helen Walkden, Team Leader Collection Management and Library Services on (08) 8384 0655

The City of Onkaparinga advises that the recruitment process includes a medical assessment, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications and may also include psychometric testing. The successful applicant must possess and provide a current Department of Human Services (DHS) (Working with Children) Clearance prior to offer of employment.

Applications close – 9 am Friday 16 July 2021


Library Officer (Local & Family History)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emily Grant
Contact Number
(03) 9278 4992
Boroondara Council, VIC


Library Officer (Local & Family History) (9682)

  • Limited tenure full time role 
  • Exciting opportunity to support our dynamic Library Services team
  • $68,403 - $73,914 p.a. plus super  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Library Officer to join our Local & Family History team based at Camberwell Library on a full time basis, until August 2022. Please note, regular weekend and evening work is required.

A little bit about the role

Along with general library duties, the role will provide the highest possible standard of frontline and circulation support in person, by telephone and in writing to the Boroondara community. In addition the role will support the local and family history team across a range of tasks including administrative and record management support, assisting with digitisation, cataloguing and record keeping, and collecting and storing materials according to preservation guidelines.

About you
We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a strong customer focus, to join our team committed to providing high quality library experiences to the Boroondara community.  

What are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • well developed and positive interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with both staff and public;
  • experience in frontline customer service;
  • experience working in a library, preferably in a  public library;
  • familiarity with local and family history resources and an interest in history;
  • experience in digitisation, conservation and processing of local history resources; 
  • knowledge of community diversity/languages/cultures is desirable for the role; and
  • proven versatility and flexibility to manage time and plan work according to demand

Qualifications and Employment Requirements

  • Relevant post-secondary qualification
  • High level computing skills including the use of desktop and tablet computers, Microsoft Office, web tools and social media 
  • Ability to lift, push or carry library resources around library buildings (subject to appropriate Occupational Health and Safety regulations).
  • Current driver's license is advantageous.

Want to know more?
Boroondara prides itself on its excellent community and support services. We consult with the community to ensure that we deliver to their expectations with a strong focus on customer experience.

To gain a real insight into this fantastic opportunity we recommend refer to the position description, or contact Emily Grant on (03) 9278 4992.

How to Apply       
Please submit your application online via the ‘Apply Now’ button by 11:59pm Wednesday 14 July 2021. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager will be considered. 
Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers.  To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, some applicants may be required to hold a Working with Children Check. Additionally, some applicants may also be required to undergo a National Criminal History check and/or medical check as per the requirements of the role.

Working together

We are currently undertaking an exciting project that will see a transformation in the way we work and the way we serve our customers. Implementation of the Boroondara Customer First Program will provide a customer centric model of service delivery that includes technological innovation, process improvement and business system renewal - we value your input and look forward to our journey ahead.


Digital Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michelle Head
Contact Number
T: 02 6023 8341 or E:

Albury City Council, NSW


Digital Services Librarian

  • Reference Number: S100-21-905
  • Closing Date: 25-07-2021
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
  • Location: Albury LibraryMuseum

This newly created position will develop, coordinate and deliver engaging and innovative digital library and information collections and services. The role will focus on responsive, friendly and efficient Library Museum customer, information and technology services.

Applications close midnight Sunday 25 July 2021

Key Documents:

  1. Preview The Position Requirements
  2. Application Information
  3. Position Description


Reader Development Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michelle Head
Contact Number
T: 02 6023 8341 or E:
Albury City Council, NSW


Reader Development Officer

  • Reference Number: S100-21-906
  • Closing Date: 25-07-2021
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time
  • Location: Albury LibraryMuseum

Do you hold a Certificate in Library & Information Services have a passion for libraries and reading? This new role will support the development, delivery and promotion of reader development programs to encourage a love of reading and increase participation, membership and active library borrowing. This role will also provide responsive, friendly and efficient Library and Museum  customer, information and technology services.

Applications close midnight Sunday 25 July 2021

Key Documents

  1. Preview The Position Requirements
  2. Application Information
  3. Position Description


Programs and Engagement Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gabbi Wyllie
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8368
City of Ryde, NSW


Programs and Engagement Librarian

Job No: COR917 | Location: Ryde

  • Permanent position with excellent working conditions
  • Join one of the most innovative Library Services in Sydney
  • Exciting career opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Librarian

About the City of Ryde Libraries

The City of Ryde library service comprises of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are places of social inclusion where members of our community borrow items for leisure and lifelong learning, learn about new technology, participate in activities, attend children’s and adults’ programs, and carry out research for school assignments or business projects. They are lively, busy places and serve a culturally diverse customer base.

About the Role

The City of Ryde has an exciting opportunity for an innovative and customer focused library professional to play a key role in the development and delivery of the City of Ryde Libraries programs.

In this dynamic role, you will use your significant experience to plan, promote and deliver a diverse suite of high quality library programs for our community.  The primary focus of these programs will initially be for adults and seniors. You will also manage the provision and maintenance of the Community Information Database and associated directories to ensure accuracy and high quality.

About You

  • Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Library Science recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association and eligible for Associate Membership (we will consider applicants near finishing their degree with relevant experience)
  • Experience in the development, delivery, and promotion of library or similar programs and activities
  • Experience in the delivery of digital literacy programs including emerging technologies
  • Experience in the planning, promotion, delivery and evaluation of readers advisory services and programs including Author Talks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to facilitate meetings with a wide range of stakeholders, prepare and deliver presentations to diverse groups
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for information technology and troubleshooting ability
  • Provision of excellent pro-active frontline customer service
  • Current Drivers Licence

On a personal level you will need a positive, high energy approach, comfortable working with deadlines and enjoy engaging with the local community.

Annual salary commencing from $74,202.30 - $87,187.70 p.a. + superannuation, (note: higher rates may be payable to candidates with specific skills/experience in this area).

Culture & Benefits

  • 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.)
  • Flexible working arrangements, with optional RDO every 3rd week

How to Apply

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. 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. 

Closing Date:  Sunday 11 July 2021 @ 11:30 pm

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Gabbi Wyllie on (02) 9952 8368 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety


Coordinator Customer Experience (Albury LibraryMuseum)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carina Clement
Contact Number
0417249816 or 02 6023 8350
Albury City Council, NSW


Coordinator Customer Experience (Albury LibraryMuseum)

  • Location: Albury  , NSW
  • Position: Coordinator Customer Experience (Albury LibraryMuseum)
  • Employment Status: Permanent
  • Employment Arrangement: Full-Time 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $82,917 to $91,157 pa + 9.5% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Closing Date: July 18, 2021 – Midnight
  • Contact Officer: Carina Clement
  • Contact Number: 0417249816 or 02 6023 8350

We are seeking a customer focused leader to lead and develop the customer experience at Albury LibraryMuseum, including managing day-to-day operations, customer service, facility management, commercial activities and marketing and audience research activities.

About the Opportunity

This opportunity will allow you to:           

  • Lead a progressive team to deliver high level customer service at the Albury Library Museum.
  • Monitor facilities management including, risk assessments, replacement programs, purchasing and procurement and building maintenance programs
  • Coordinate marketing and communication activities for the Albury Libraries and Museum team including audience research and promotional activities.
  • Coordinate development of LibraryMuseum commercial activities, including retail activities and venue hire.
  • Establish and foster strong and productive networks and working relationships with internal and external parties, including the coordination of the Libraries and Museum Volunteers and Friends programs.

Selection Criteria

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Libraries, Arts/Management or related discipline or relevant equivalent experience.
  •  Proven ability to motivate, manage and accept accountability for the performance of a team  undertaking a variety of operational/technical related tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative solutions to workplace challenges
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of customer service and operational issues and trends in a cultural facility.
  • Sound understanding of contract management, retail development. audience research and marketing activities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships with internal/external customers, engage employees and collaborate with colleagues.

Salary and Conditions:

The salary range for this position is $82,917 to $91,157 pa + 9.5% employer contribution to superannuation.  

This position also offers:

  • The ability to achieve a flexible, work-life balance with access to Council’s All-Roles Flex System.
  • Employment benefits such as access to generous leave entitlements and 9.5% superannuation.

Position Description

To review this position description for this role, please click  here

To Apply

Applicants can apply through our online application process: Albury City Council - Positions Vacant (

Library Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rob Stewart
Contact Number
02 6578 7511
Singleton Council, NSW


Library Outreach Officer - Singleton Council

Job No: SC202103286 | Location: Singleton


We are looking for a passionate and hardworking Library Outreach Officer to join our team at Singleton Council. In this role, you’ll make a real impact on the everyday lives of people within our community by achieving important outcomes for Singleton to grow and flourish.


Singleton Council has a long and proud history. From our agricultural foundations to our abundant natural resources, we are more than just New South Wales’ largest producer of coal. Singleton has developed into the economic beating heart of the State and a centre of industry, heritage, tourism and community. Here at Council, we offer a wide range of services to our community, supporting our vision to be vibrant, progressive, connected, sustainable and resilient. 


The Library Outreach Officer is primarily responsible for delivering high quality home library and outreach programs for diverse audiences. The role assists in the delivery of lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation programs, and services with an innovative approach.


  • Demonstrated ability to work with housebound clients, and knowledge of resources suitable to their needs.
  • Working knowledge of new technologies, current trends and industry best practice and developments.
  • Demonstrated excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A commitment to providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers of Council.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • WWCC

This position is offered on a Permanent part-time basis working 26 hours per week.

Remuneration for this position is based on Grade 6 of the salary system which equates to a base salary between $29.52 - 33.21 per hour plus superannuation.


At Singleton Council, we are a dynamic, multi-skilled, diverse group of people who share the same passion — to deliver outstanding services and outcomes to our community. We value difference and the creativity it generates towards our productive workforce.

Working for Singleton Council you will join an Engaged, Safe, Sustainable and Performing workforce who, together, we exist to make a difference for our community. To make smart, sustainable decisions, and to go above and beyond so that our community continues to be loved locally and recognised nationally. If you are looking for a challenging and strategically focused career which delivers tangible results for the community all whilst working in a flexible, contemporary environment, join us on our journey to be the best council in Australia.     

  • Be community-first: You’ll create or support important community outcomes and will be fulfilled by the impact you have on everyday lives.
  • Help drive change, step by step: You’ll help improve what we deliver and how we deliver it. You’ll challenge us to move forward, combining hard work and drive with professionalism and staying power.
  • Learn and grow: You’ll develop your skills and reach new heights through the diversity of what we do and through a range of ongoing training opportunities.
  • Join a supportive, family-friendly organisation: Commit to our journey to achieve the best outcomes for our community and we will support you to find the right balance between work and life.
  • Join a employer of choice organisation: You'll be a part of an organisation that has innovative programs targeting staff wellbeing, recognition and inclusion as well as fostering a culture of collective leadership that has seen our organisation recognised as an Employer of Choice from the Human Resources Director (HRD) Australia.


If you are interested in joining our journey to become the best council in Australia, apply today to develop your skills, reach new heights and make a real impact.

For further information regarding this role please see the position description and information for intending applicants, or contact Rob Stewart on 02 6578 7511.



Library Branch Technician - Ballina

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Brenda Anderson, Byron Area Librarian
Contact Number
02 6685 7594
Lismore City Council, NSW



Library Branch Technician - Ballina

Job No: LCC717 | Location: Lismore, NSW


Lismore City Council proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

We offer great conditions and our community is unlike any other – you can build a beautiful life and a great career in this region. Lismore is the heart of the area, with all services you would expect from a regional city. We’re just 45 minutes from Byron Bay and only two and a half hours from Brisbane. With its outstanding natural beauty, subtropical climate, a diverse and colourful community, close proximity to some of Australia's best beaches, a major regional hospital, quality schools and a bustling retail and cultural precinct, Lismore is an enviable place to work and call home.


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.

Lifestyle benefits of our region


The Branch Library Technician is a key member for Richmond Tweed Regional Library and is placed in the Liveable & Active Communities Section within the Partnerships Planning and Engagement Directorate.

The primary objective of this position is to manage the day to day activities of a branch library and to ensure the provision of access to library collections to meet client needs and organisational priorities. This position performs and supervises others in the tasks required to deliver a dynamic library service. This includes promoting and providing the library services to the community.

Key responsibilities and performance goals include:

The Branch Library Technician is responsible for ensuring that operational safety standards or other requirements are met at an operational level.

Essential requirements:

  • Library Technician Certificate (Diploma of Library and Information Science) or equivalent
  • Minimum one year experience in a supervisory position.
  • Australian Citizenship of appropriate working visa.
  • Current Class C Drivers licence

Full position description: Click here

Full Time: 35 hour week

Salary: A salary range from $1,122.90 (Grade 9 Entry) per week + superannuation 

Closing date: Friday 9 July 2021 at 4:00pm 

Contact: For a confidential discussion or further information regarding this position please contact Brenda Anderson, Byron Area Librarian on 02 6685 7594.

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

Pre-employment Screening: There will be a series of pre-employment checks including health assessments (includes drug test ) 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.


Our values are respect, to strive, to be passionate and to communicate. We expect anyone who applied for a role with us will be aligned to these values. Out catchphrase is 'Values begins with a V but starts with you.' We want our organisation to be full of talented people who believe in our values.

Please note:

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.


Service Leader Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jo Ellerman
Contact Number
02 6691 9100
Coffs Harbour, NSW

From ancient rainforest and a pristine marine park, to the Big Banana Fun Park and gorgeous beaches, Coffs Coast is a wonderland of attractions. Head out and enjoy fun adventures on your weekends such as kayaking, surfing and mountain biking, or go bushwalking and discover spectacular lookouts. The Coffs Coast is a lifestyle region with a mix of traditional and non- traditional farming, creative arts, and tourism.

If you enjoy a challenging, diverse and evolving working environment which provides the opportunity to make a difference, don't miss this opportunity to be part of something great, implementing our award-winning Library, Museum and Gallery Strategy and taking the City's cultural services to the next level.

We are seeking a Service Leader to take the cultural services team into the future including their transition into the new Cultural and Civic Space in the heart of the Coffs Harbour city centre, scheduled to be completed by the end of 2022. The exciting new building will include a central library over three floors with dedicated spaces for Children and Youth, Regional Gallery, Museum, Interactive Arts workshop, Makerspace and Digital Creative Studio.

Reporting to the Team Leader Cultural Services, the Service Leader - Libraries is a key leadership position, this role will provide the opportunity to make a real difference in the community which you live.

This position coordinates library services, including library collections and outreach services to provide lifelong learning opportunities for Coffs Harbour Local Government Area residents and visitors through its library network and online channels. You will lead the Libraries Team in providing comprehensive, innovative library services, resources and initiatives.

About You
You will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills as well as experience in developing and managing library collections and providing client-focused services. You will have the ability to critically assess situations, resolve problems and balance competing priorities as well as have experience in leading change within a complex environment.
You will have a Degree or post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Services as well as experience in managing library services.

What's on Offer
• Full-time, permanent position of 35-hours per week
• We encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance
• Other progressive benefits such as employee wellness programs, opportunities to purchase additional annual leave and salary sacrificing options
• Starting salary of around $96K per annum + super

What next
Please upload your resume to the 'apply now' link at:
or call Jo Ellerman on (02) 66919100 for a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity.

Applications will close on 11:00 pm Sunday 11th July 2021.

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