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Manager – Library and Museum

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Bray, Group Manager, City and Community Services
Contact Number
(02) 9725 0303
Location
Fairfield City Council, NSW

 

Manager – Library and Museum

Reference No. 2021.030

Are you a strategic, creative and adaptive people leader looking for an opportunity to lead a dynamic and passionate team and drive the strategy and operations for Council’s Library and Museum Services?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to oversee the evolution of Fairfield City Open Libraries and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery. The successful candidate will provide leadership and strategic direction balancing traditional and innovative services delivery functions.

The position oversees Council’s 5 branch libraries and the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery.

If you are looking to further your career and you possess the attributes outlined in the Position Description, please submit your application today? Please ensure you provide detailed responses and examples (where appropriate) to the essential criteria in the Position Description.

SALARY & EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS:

  • Permanent full time position, 70 hours per fortnight
  • Attractive Salary
  • Wellness perks including free counselling, discounted gym membership and flexible working hours
  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • A motor vehicle benefit is available

FURTHER CONTACTS: Enquiries regarding the position should be directed to Amanda Bray on (02) 9725 0303 or a position description is available by contacting Miriam Downie on (02) 9725 0839 (also attached under Download/s)

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2 May 2021

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must address the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience required in the Position Description. A position description is available from the contact person listed above, or from Council’s Website (also attached under Download/s above). To apply online visit Council’s website www.fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au/fccjobs. Applications should be addressed to the undersigned and received by the closing date. Applicants must be prepared to undergo a medical examination at Council's expense.

Fairfield City Council is a smoke-free workplace and is an EEO employer. As an inclusive workplace, we support reasonable workplace adjustment. If you do require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia, and may be required to undertake a national police clearance as part of the recruitment process.

We kindly ask for no recruiters at this stage.

PO BOX 21 ALAN YOUNG PSM

FAIRFIELD NSW 1860 CITY MANAGER

Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation
Contact Number
(03) 9747 5919
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer

Job No: MEL63 | Location: Melton

  • Full Time Permanent Position - 35 Hours Per Week
  • Salary Range $69,542 to $80,079 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people’s professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council acknowledges the fundamental role that Libraries and Arts play in the making of vibrant, culturally rich communities.  Reporting to the Team Leader Engagement and Digital Services in the Libraries and Arts service unit, the role of Online Development and Creative Technologies is key to delivering priority areas for Melton City Libraries as envisioned in Creative Melton 2030.  These include:

  • Working proactively to engage the whole of community with libraries, learning and creativity
  • Supporting digital inclusion through access to technology, staff expertise and learning programs
  • Employing evidence based practice to develop and review services, collections and programs
  • Working in partnership to deliver collaborative services

This role will be required to work one evening per week and a Saturday morning once a month.

Key Responsibilities

The Online Development and Creative Technologies Officer will:

  • Contribute to Libraries and Arts marketing and outreach through the design, development and production of marketing and communications plans, strategies and activities.
  • Support and coordinate the ongoing development and enhancement of the virtual library through the curation of content for the website, social media, library catalogue interface, App, self-service kiosks and Library Access Points, ensuring that all content is current, accessible, and meets Council standards.
  • Enhance Libraries and Arts online programs and exhibitions through the creation of multimedia content for use in various digital and print publications, including social media.
  • Identify and support the inclusion of new and emerging creative technologies into Libraries and Arts services and programs to meet staff and community needs.
  • Identify and contribute to the development and implementation of systems, processes and tools that increase the quality and impact of Libraries and Arts communications efforts.
  • As a library customer service shift supervisor, 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 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:

  • Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), or relevant tertiary qualification in information technology or marketing field together with relevant experience in the provision and promotion of public library and/or arts and cultural services.
  • Sound experience in developing and implementing creative technology initiatives in a library or cultural context.
  • Extensive web authoring skills and the development of online content using a range of multi-media tools and applications.
  • Current valid Victorian Driver’s licence.
  • Current working with children’s check.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” 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

For further information about the position, please contact Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation on (03) 9747 5919.

Apply by filling out the application and addressing the key selection criteria below. 

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2021

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.

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Weekend Library Customer Service Supervisor

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

 

Weekend Library Customer Service Supervisor

Job No: MEL61 | Location: Melton

  • Part Time Permanent Position - 7.75 hours per week
  • Saturdays 11.30am - 4pm & Sundays 12.45pm - 4pm


Salary Range $69,542 to $80,079 pa pro rata + 9.5% Super

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people’s professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council acknowledges the fundamental role that Libraries and Arts play in the making of vibrant, culturally rich communities.  Reporting to the Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service in the Libraries and Arts service unit. The role of the Weekend Library Customer Service Supervisor is key to delivering priority areas for Melton City Libraries as envisioned in Creative Melton 2030.  These include:

  • Leading staff in the delivery of high quality customer service at Council’s library facilities that is responsive to community needs
  • Supervising the weekend operation of a Library and Learning Hub site, ensuring optimal standards of customer service, presentation and operation.

Key Responsibilities

The Weekend Library Customer Service Supervisor will:

  • Provide leadership to staff in the delivery of high quality customer service across the library service to ensure customers have a positive experience.
  • Participate in rostered library customer service shifts at library facilities or outreach points and proactively engage with customers.
  • Facilitate and oversee the delivery of weekend events or program sessions.
  • Oversee the maintenance and presentation of library collections and facilities.
  • Work Saturday and Sunday afternoons each week at library facilities in Caroline Springs and Melton.

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, or demonstrated progress towards such a qualification, together with relevant public library experience.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use a library management system, online resources, computer equipment, mobile devices, and emerging technologies, with the ability to problem solve information technology issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead staff and work well as part of a team.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” 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

For further information about the position, please contact Hayley Martin, Team Leader Library Hub and Customer Service on (03) 9747 5224

Apply by filling out the application and addressing the key selection criteria below. 

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2021

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.

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Adult Literacy and Learning Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sarah Restuccia, Team Leader Literacy, Learning & Partnerships
Contact Number
(03) 9747 5329
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Adult Literacy and Learning Librarian

Job No: MEL59 | Location: Melton

Full Time Permanent Position - 35 Hours Per Week

Salary Range $69,542 - $80,079 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs. Our community is vibrant and diverse and one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state of the art, excellent amenity, health and wellbeing and to support our community to be a lifelong learning city. We invest in innovation and our people’s professional and personal development. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne’s fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council acknowledges the fundamental role that Libraries and Arts play in the making of vibrant, culturally rich communities.  Reporting to the Team Leader Literacy, Learning and Partnerships in the Libraries and Arts service unit, the role of Adult Literacy and Learning Librarian is key to delivering priority areas for Melton City Libraries as envisioned in Creative Melton 2030.  These include

  • Working proactively to engage the whole of community with libraries, learning and creativity
  • Building a culture of reading to engage all ages and abilities with books and writing
  • Employing evidence based practice to develop and review services, collections and programs
  • Working in partnership to deliver collaborative services

Key Responsibilities

The Adult Literacy & Learning Librarian will:

  • Develop, plan, deliver and evaluate adult literacy, learning and social connection programs across the library service to ensure a comprehensive calendar of activities and events
  • Utilise community development principles and an inclusive intercultural approach to develop program plans and proposals that align with established library priorities, and regularly facilitate and deliver programs.
  • Develop effective relationships and strategic partnerships with adult learning providers, community groups, Council staff and volunteers to improve adult literacy outcomes and sustainable program delivery.
  • Identify and develop opportunities and initiatives across the library service that improve literacy outcomes for adults.

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.
  • Experience in working directly with public to inform, develop and support their learning, literacy, social or development needs.
  • A Certificate in Training and Assessment would be an advantage.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: “a thriving community where everyone belongs” 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

For further information about the position, please contact Sarah Restuccia, Team Leader Literacy, Learning & Partnerships on (03) 9747 5329.

Apply by filling out the application and addressing the key selection criteria below. 

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 April 2021

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.

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Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Library Coordinator, Tracy Fraser
Contact Number
(08) 8080 3469
Location
Broken Hill City Council, NSW

 

Programs Officer

Applications closing on 23 April 2021, 05:00 PM

Base Salary Range $66,834 to $71,390 plus superannuation

Council is seeking a suitably qualified applicant to fill the permanent full-time role of Programs Officer within our Corporate & Cultural Services team.

Reporting directly to the Library Coordinator, you will play a vital role in connecting Library visitors with information, literacy, technology, and lifelong learning by delivering exceptional customer service.  You will primarily be responsible for developing and delivering high quality Library events and learning programs including, early years, youth, adult, special needs, and outreach programs to support a lifelong learning and a reading culture.

We are seeking a highly motivated employee that has well developed customer relations, administration skills and is enthusiastic in pursuing a career in library services. As an outstanding communicator you will be adept at developing relationships with a range of stakeholders within the organisation, as well as local organisations and community groups.

As Council facilities are open 7 days per week and operates on a rotating roster; you may need to be available for work Sunday to Saturday. Penalty rates apply for Saturday and Sunday work as per the Broken Hill City Council Consent Award. All other conditions are as per the Award.

The ideal candidate will possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A ‘can do’ attitude focused on delivering outcomes.
  • Commitment to a strong values culture and a preparedness to ‘Play your Role’.
  • Building a culture where the ‘organisation wide’ adopted values and behaviours of the organisation are championed.
  • Commitment to embracing Council’s Customer service framework and to ‘Think like the Customer’.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and embracing change.
  • Have a commitment to the liveability of our community, making our city a great place to live, work and play.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate supporting workplace behaviours in relation to the below listed Council values:

  • Accountability
  • Pride
  • Perseverance
  • Courage & Honesty
  • Teamwork

Benefits working for Council include:

  • Generous Award Conditions including 5 weeks annual leave
  • Paid long Service Leave after 5 years continuous service
  • Corporate Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Employee growth and development opportunities
  • Salary packaging options
  • Social Clubs

Appointment to this role will be subject to:

  • Preferred candidate after panel interview recommendation
  • Pre-employment Medical
  • National Police and Background Check
  • Reference Checks

Job reference: DGM-LB-01.04

Any questions about the role can be directed to the Library Coordinator, Tracy Fraser (08) 8080 3469.

To apply for this role, use the form provided via Apply Now button button and provide Council with a two-page (max.) cover letter that focusses on the essential requirements of the role; demonstrates your successes in any previous roles, and an up to date CV with at least two current referees.

Applications close Friday 23 April 2021 @ 5.00pm (ACST)

Broken Hill City Council promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from indigenous backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you require any adjustments to assist you with your application or would like to discuss the position further, please contact Council’s HR Department on (08) 8080 3351.

Please note that the selection process can commence before the closing date and that the preferred candidate can be selected based on application and referee checks only.

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Library Technician (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hiring Manager Joanne Potter
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0116
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Library Technician

  • Location: Council Chambers
  • Category: Library
  • Date Posted: 16-Apr-2021
  • Application Close Date: 30-Apr-2021
  • Job Reference: KMC/1526030
  • Position Type: Casual

Position Description: C0647 - Library Technician - Position description January 2021 (1).pdf (PDF, 316KB)
 

Description

Exciting opportunity for casual library technicians with a passion for providing high quality customer service.

Library Technician

  • $33.25 p/hr + 25% casual loading
  • Tertiary qualifications required
  • Multiple casual positions available
  • Over 7 days, including evenings and weekend shifts

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Council has a bold vision for optimising future library services for its community, including the introduction of a new structure and delivery model to provide an innovative approach to providing customer focused services. This also sets the foundations for the future development of a new Lindfield Village Hub, providing a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct, incorporating a new library/community centre.

The Council is seeking to create a pool of library technicians with exceptional customer service skills to join the Library team at a pivotal time of growth and development, to meet the present and developing needs and interests of the Ku-ring-gai community.

Reporting to the Library Team Leader, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing professional and responsive readers' services including information and circulation services and participate in the delivery of events, programs and activities, outreach and specialist services, as part of the Library Experience Team
  • Working in a team environment, supervising a small team and allocating workflows to optimise daily customer outcomes
  • Desk shifts as required at any branch of the Ku-ring-gai Library Service

These roles will ideally suit qualified library technicians with excellent interpersonal skills and available across all 7 days.

Required experience & skills:

  • Qualification in Library and Information Science recognized for library technician membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Clear Working with Children Check for paid workers
  • Experience in delivery of readers advisory, reference and user education services in a library environment
  • Demonstrated experience in assisting with program delivery and services for the community in all ages and skill groups

How to apply:

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

Like to know more? Please Contact Hiring Manager Joanne Potter on (02) 9424 0116

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 30 April 2021

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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Library Marketing & Programs Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michelle Swan-Beardmore
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0911
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

Library Marketing & Programs Leader

  • Location: Council Chambers
  • Category: Library
  • Date Posted: 16-Apr-2021
  • Application Close Date: 30-Apr-2021
  • Job Reference: KMC/1527221
  • Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Position Description: P0664 - Library Marketing & Programs Leader - Position Description February 2021.pdf (PDF, 319KB)

Description

Exciting opportunity for an experienced specialist to provide leadership and drive innovative change for the marketing and program delivery of a public library.

Library Marketing and Programs Leader

  • Salary $81,453.32 - $94,486.23 p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications & experience essential
  • Permanent fulltime - 35 hours per week with flexible working options

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 127,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Ku-ring-gai Council has a bold vision for optimising future library services for its community, including the introduction of a new structure and delivery model to provide an innovative approach to providing customer focused services. This also sets the foundations for the future development of a new Lindfield Village Hub, providing a state-of-the-art mixed-use precinct, incorporating a new library/community centre.

In this new role, the Council is seeking an innovative Library Marketing and Programs Leader to develop and lead marketing and program coordination of the Library Service to the Ku-ring-gai community.

Reporting to the Manager, Library Services, your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • The creation and implementation of the Marketing Strategy for Ku-ring-gai Library
  • Work across the Library to plan, develop, deliver and promote the Library's Adult Event and Informational Program in line with Ku-ring-gai Council's Delivery Program
  • Work in conjunction with Council's Communication Department in the design, development and implementation of promotional campaigns, including the development of promotional materials, online marketing, website management, social media, merchandise, advertising and event marketing.

This role will ideally suit an innovative leader looking for an opportunity to create, develop and deliver a marketing strategy in line with Ku-ring-gai Council's Delivery Program to showcase the Library's services and collections to the benefit of the community.

Required experience & skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing/Public Relations/Communications
  • Extensive experience in development, delivery and marketing of community focussed learning programs and events
  • Demonstrated experience in digital communications including social media and content management
  • Well-developed skills in establishing and building collaborative partnerships to deliver outcomes relevant to the role

How to apply:

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

Like to know more? Please Contact Hiring Manager Michelle Swan-Beardmore on (02) 9424 0911

Closes: 11:45pm, Friday 30 April 2021

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liam Pucher 
Contact Number
(02) 8495 6468 during business hours.
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Librarian

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Librarian, Permanent - Part-time Role, 42 hours per fortnight

Location: Dee Why, New South Wales

Salary Range: $73,980.03 to $85,977.64 per annum on pro rata basis + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
The Librarian role is a key role within the Library Services Group. The Librarian provides the technical process knowledge and the advisory subject matter knowledge needed by the various customers of the Library. 

The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and perform a variety of functions which may include collection management, assisting customers to access collections both in hard copy and electronic formats, leading customer front of house functions and assisting with programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer service in a desk or concierge role
  • Provide high quality reference, information, and referral services to the public
  • Assist customers with accessing services or equipment, connecting their own electronic devices and in locating resources
  • Competently operate the library’s computer equipment and software and other office equipment
  • Understand complementary services offered by other libraries, in particular the State Library NSW
  • Assist in the delivery of programs and events as required
  • Shelve items promptly and accurately; maintain shelves and stock in good order
  • Supervise, motivate and coach library staff, or volunteers as required
  • •Operate as an effective member of the library team; planning and organising own work and the work of others to meet deadlines and priorities
  • Contribute actively to team meetings and attend Council training as requested
  • Keep up to date with policies and procedures relevant to the operation of the Libraries
  • Maintain own professional education and attend periodic refresher programs as required, and
  • Report and record any unsafe situations, emergency, hazard, incident or damage and deal with this in accordance with Procedures if carrying supervisory responsibilities at the time.
     

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Liam Pucher on (02) 8495 6468 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 28/04/2021

 

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Information Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karmel Savahl
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1717
Location
City of Greater Dandenong, VIC

 

Information Librarian

Job no: 974037 | Work type: Permanent Part Time

Location: Greater Dandenong Libraries, Dandenong and Springvale

$71,990 - $83,406 pa (pro rata plus super)

Permanent part-time (24 hours per week)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The part time Information Librarian works within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services Department, and at both Library sites, Springvale and Dandenong.

The primary objectives of the position are to:

  • Provide effective and efficient library and information services to all Library users.
  • Supervise staff and efficient operation of front-of-house Library Services as rostered Librarian, providing a responsive and flexible service.
  • Support and delivery of high-quality library programs that support learning, literacy and social inclusion.
  • Contributes to the development of content to the Libraries’ web presence. (Virtual Library)

The successful applicant will possess or be nearing completion of a degree or postgraduate diploma in librarianship/information & knowledge management with eligibility for professional membership to the Australian Library and Information Association. Proven experience in delivery of library services, and a passion for promoting literacy and working in a culturally and linguistically diverse and busy environment will be highly regarded. The ideal candidate has the ability to work in a diverse and busy library environment.  An understanding and demonstrated experience of current technologies and willingness to embrace and explore emerging technologies relevant to libraries is essential. 

Regular evening and weekend shifts are compulsory. As we are a Libraries After Dark library, we are open until 10pm on Thursdays.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Job Description:  Information Librarian - January 2020.pdf

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Karmel Savahl, (03) 8571 1717
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 16 April 2021

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Emerging Branch Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robyn Ellard
Contact Number
03 9117 6100 or via email rellard@yprl.vic.gov.au
Location
Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC

 

Emerging Branch Manager - Whittlesea Library

Permanent Full Time (70 hours per fortnight)

Band 6 ($88,657-$98,100)

Are you ready to become our next Library Superhero?   Have you been looking for the right opportunity to step up to a Branch Manager position?

About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an emerging leader to step into a Branch Manager position where you will be responsible for managing a branch and a small team to deliver relevant and customised services and programs to the community. The position will initially be based at Whittlesea Library where you will be supported to develop your skills and experience as a leader and manager.

About You

You are highly motivated and proactive, with a strong interest in utilising and developing your management skills.  Being a Branch Manager requires a flexible and solution focussed approach and the ability to lead, motivate and develop staff with strong persuasion and influencing skills.  As part of YPRL's Leadership Team, Branch Managers deliver initiative, accountability and customer service every day, as they go above and beyond for our customers and colleagues.  

The successful incumbent will also be able to demonstrate their capacity to build strong, productive networks and maintain professional relationships with people at all levels.  Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Management or experience supervising or managing staff is highly desirable.  While you may or may not have had exposure to managing a team, you are excited by the opportunity to learn and develop the ability to lead, motivate, influence and develop others.

The flexibility to work across the region and some evening and weekend work may be required.

For more information on the roles and responsibilities of this position, and for the selection criteria, please download the position description from our website.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.

Application Instructions

If you believe you have what it takes in this highly rewarding position, please submit your cover letter, resume and responses to the selection criteria by Friday 7 May 2021 via Seek.

For further information on either of these roles, please contact Robyn Ellard on 03 9117 6100 or via email rellard@yprl.vic.gov.au

*Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Employment Working with Children Check.

YPRL strives to be an inclusive and accessible work environment where diversity is valued and celebrated, and where everyone can bring their authentic whole selves to work. We encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

YPRL is a Child Safe organisation and ensures all staff have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Police Record check. We have appropriate screening processes in place including a Child Safe Policy and Procedure, key selection criteria and interviewing and reference checking, which demonstrates our commitment to Child Safety.

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