Program Leader Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Grace, Manager Libraries & Social Development
Contact Number
Jane.Grace@kingston.vic.gov.au or 0409 413 707
Location
City of Kingston, VIC

 

Program Leader Libraries

  • Kingston City Council - Cheltenham, VIC
  • Education, Childcare & Training
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Job Description

Synopsis

Program Leader, Libraries

Kingston Libraries (permanent full time)

Kingston Libraries has a brand new, innovative Senior Leadership role for a motivated self-driven professional who wants to make a difference to Kingston libraries.

About Us

The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management.

Kingston Libraries are part of the Social Development Team at Kingston City Council.

Council operates nine public library branches, with major sites at Chelsea, Cheltenham, Parkdale and Westall, and minor sites at Clarinda, Dingley Village, Highett, Moorabbin and Patterson Lakes.

Branch Libraries are the delivery point for library services and form important partnerships with local community groups, organisations, schools, and work with Member Council departments to provide collections, programs and services to achieve the library's vision of a thriving and connected community with equal opportunities for people to engage in life-long learning and achieve personal success.

The role

Kingston Libraries is seeking a full time Program Leader, Libraries. This Senior Leadership role, strategically guided by the Manager Libraries and Social Development, is responsible for providing and managing library services to the community that aligns with the adopted Library Strategy vision.

Working closely with Team Leaders and Coordinators your role is to:

  • Provide leadership and direction within Council’s Library services on matters relating to programs/projects, partnerships, assets, equipment, marketing, home library and customer engagement activities
  • Manage the Library teams, enhancing and developing their capacity and expertise, develop and implement appropriate projects and programs to support delivery of the Library strategy
  • Proactively contribute to library strategic planning and ensure the alignment to Council commitments, priorities and budgets
  • Review and design inclusive and accessible libraries services, with a focus on innovative programming and marketing
  • Establish a mechanism for community consultation and facilitate ongoing service evaluation and community engagement processes
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The Program Leader will provide high-level advice, involvement in strategic planning, policy/procedure development, brokering beneficial partnerships, resource management, agile project management and program delivery within the library service.

About You

With your proven leadership and high-level communication skills, you will have extensive experience in public libraries, and a proven track record upholding and maintaining standards and processes. In addition to this you will have a sound understanding of complex issues and an aptitude for creative problem solving.

You are both innovative and creative and experimental with new ideas. The role requires the successful candidate to have strong analytical decision-making skills. We are looking for a high energy individual who empowers others and has the drive and ambition to succeed.

What We Can Offer

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including social club events, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership and health insurance. The City of Kingston offers flexible working arrangements including access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How To Apply

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply button to submit your application. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Jane Grace, Manager Libraries & Social Development at Jane.Grace@kingston.vic.gov.au or 0409 413 707.

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

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Library Creative Programs Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Paul Scully
Contact Number
(02) 9078 6130
Location
Burwood Council, NSW

 

Library Creative Programs Coordinator

Applications closing on 28 September 2020, 05:00 PM

Work in new, state of the art Library and Community Spaces including:

  • Digital Lounge
  • Amphitheatre
  • Multimedia Rooms
  • Childrens’ Spaces
  • Indoor Gardens
  • Interactive Galleries
  • Computer Labs

Located between Sydney and Parramatta Cities, the Burwood Local Government Area is a melting pot of culture with a thriving business and retail centre surrounded by historic villages, each with their own distinct character and charm, including Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield and Strathfield.

Our recently appointed General Manager is leading an organisational transformation during this time of renewal and growth, focussed on the customer experience, performance improvement and ethical leadership.

The new role of Library Creative Programs Coordinator has been created to take charge of initiating, planning and delivering creative new learning programs, events and workshops utilising Burwood Library’s enviable new creative spaces and facilities.

Working with a team of experienced Library professionals, you will develop strategic and marketing plans to activate, lead and manage the Library’s creative and business programming function.

Applicants must have:-

  • A university degree, certificate or diploma in library information, cultural services or a related IT discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience developing strategic plans that have successfully delivered the desired outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, delivering, evaluating and reviewing technology based programs and events, including community learning workshops and programs to diverse audiences.
  • Proven ability in one of the following areas:
    • Managing a media lab, including demonstrated skills in audio and video production.
    • Knowledge of robotics and programming languages.
    • Experience with Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) programs.

The successful candidate will have exceptional communication skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, interact with members of the community and engage with community groups.

Enquire Today: Paul Scully on (02) 9078 6130

How to Apply: Applications require a statement addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description and a resume.

Please forward your application with the above documents to jobs@burwood.nsw.gov.au

Closing Date: Monday 28 September 2020 

Librarian Diversity

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tim Ungaro, Coordinator Library Resources
Contact Number
02 9330 6188
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Librarian Diversity

Job No: GR3308 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries have 79 staff working across our five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our public library purpose is to provide professional and open access to information as well as to provide a place for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

About the Opportunity

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated librarian to join our dynamic and busy library services team. The successful candidate will develop, deliver and promote library collections, services and resources that increase awareness of the positive value of cultural diversity; foster cultural dialogue; and support inclusion and participation of persons and groups from diverse cultural backgrounds. 

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $71,397.13- $82,724.35 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Key Skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science or a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events for culturally and linguistically diverse communities encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery and sound knowledge of community engagement principles, processes, and current best practice methods.
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills and experience in planning, developing and implementing plans and evaluating their success.
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills, with the ability to write and present confidently to different audiences.  

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Tim Ungaro, Coordinator Library Resources on 02 9330 6188

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! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Closing Date: 25th September 2020 11:30pm AEST

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.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We 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.

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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Librarian Business Innovation

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Thomas Koruth, Manager Library Services
Contact Number
02 9330 6162
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Librarian Business Innovation

Job No: GR3307 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries have 79 staff working across our five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our public library purpose is to provide professional and open access to information as well as to provide a place for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

About the Opportunity

Georges River Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Librarian Business Innovation to join our dynamic and busy Library Services Team. The successful candidate will support the achievement of innovation and the library’s strategic goals through research, evaluation and project leadership. You will promote the value of the library service and build relationships with key Library and Council stakeholders. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the delivery of programs, loans desk tasks and roving duties at all Georges River Libraries as required.

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight at Hurstville Library
  • Salary from $72,468.09- $83,965.22 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Key Skills

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science or working towards this qualification.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with an ability to innovate and creatively manage strategic projects in a variety of work areas within the library or a business setting.
  • Ability to work independently with a demonstrated ability, commitment or enthusiasm to work successfully in a cross-team environment
  • High level skills in written and verbal communication including effective business writing, running meetings, providing training and consulting with stakeholder

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Thomas Koruth, Manager Library Services on 02 9330 6162.

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! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Closing Date: 24th September 2020 11:30pm AEST

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.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We 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.

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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Trainee Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
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Contact Number
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Location
Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD

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Trainee Library Assistant

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  • Job Number:496949
  • Division:Community & Environment
  • Employment Status:Trainee
  • Categories:Library Services

Term: Up to 18 months 

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 2 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement 

Location: Various 

Package:

  • $34,569 pa 
  • 9 day fortnight 
  • up to 12% superannuation 
  • leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 4 weeks annual leave

Please note:

  • Moreton Bay Regional Council currently has 4 Trainee Library Assistant opportunities 
  • Appointment will be for the duration of the traineeship, anticipated 18 months
  • This position requires the successful applicant to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The role

You will be responsible for providing providing library customers with positive service experiences whilst undertaking the requirements of the training program.  You will assist the public with navigating library catalogues and the internet, using computers and self-service options, and process routine customer loans, returns, reservation requests and payments. 

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have a genuine interest in working in a community library and the aptitude and ability to complete a Certificate III in Library and Information Services.  You will have experience within a customer focused environment and the computer and interpersonal skills to keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and provide quality, friendly service to a wide range of patrons. 

Benefits

This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s work locations have local parking.

Work Location

Please note staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has libraries located at Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bribie Island, Burpengary, Caboolture, Deception Bay, North Lakes, Redcliffe, Strathpine, Woodford and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

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

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

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au 

Advertised: 27 Aug 2020 | Applications close: 10 Sep 2020 23:55

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Coordinator Customer Experience (Libraries)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Keryl Collard
Contact Number
0408963529
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Customer Experience (Libraries)

Are you looking for a new and exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Coordinator Customer Experience (Libraries) to support our Libraries and Learning department.

Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30-minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023. We encourage our staff to actively engage with the community, create positive change and continuously improve our processes.

About the role

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in several new exciting leadership roles on offer! We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The newly created Coordinator Customer Experience (Libraries)’ role will support the Manager Libraries and Learning through leading world class provision of customer experience across the library’s network of four branches and website.

Driving a culture of innovation, the Coordinator Customer Experience works as part of a department leadership team to ensure that staff have the tools and skills to deliver exceptional experiences for the community by championing customer focus and a solutions-based approach both onsite and online.

The role is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation and review of strategies to continuously improve customer satisfaction, service levels and productivity.

You

Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you have energy and drive in leading staff and building teams to deliver world class customer experiences.

This is a hands-on leadership role that requires both the ability to work at operational and strategic levels.  Your focus on people will strengthen delivery of exceptional customer and digital services and support the growth of Maitland Libraries.

You are recognised by your ability to build relationships and work effectively to deliver outcomes. You clearly role model customer-centred behaviours in a positive service culture and know how to influence and partner effectively.

A good communicator, you are the type of person who enjoys collaborating and creating connections with the community, stakeholders and staff.

Through your leadership and collaborative approach, you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the vision and ambition of Maitland Libraries.

Benefits

This is a permanent full-time position with a salary range of $91,383 - $101,435 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 9.5% p.a. super.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Council supports the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard on 0408963529.

Applications close: Monday 21 September 2020

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

 Role Charter PDF 169.66 KB

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Coordinator Community Programs & Collections

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Keryl Collard
Contact Number
0408963529
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Community Programs & Collections

Are you looking for a new and exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Coordinator Community Programs & Collections to support our Libraries and Learning department.

Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30 minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023. We encourage our staff to actively engage with the community, create positive change and continuously improve our processes.

About the role

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in several new exciting leadership roles on offer! We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The newly created Coordinator Community Programs and Collections role will support the Manager Libraries and Learning through leading the development and delivery of world class library programs and collections for the Maitland community.

The Coordinator Community Programs and Collections will lead a team of specialists in delivering a rich calendar of learning programs, exemplary collections and best practice local heritage and research services in step with community interests and priorities.

This role will support the growth and sustainability of library program and collection initiatives through facilitating partnerships and connections with community, cultural and learning organisations.

You

Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you will expand the library’s engagement with the community through program and collection development.

This is a hands-on leadership role that requires both the ability to work at operational and strategic levels.   Through your leadership and collaborative approach, you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the vision and ambition of Maitland Libraries, helping to position the library as the community’s centre for learning.

You are the type of person who enjoys collaborating and creating connections with the community, stakeholders and staff. You have a strong community focus and you are recognised by your ability to build relationships to effectively deliver on outcomes.

You are energetic, passionate and thoughtful, understanding the role of programs and collections in the intellectual engagement and cultural enrichment of our local community.

Benefits

This is a permanent full time position with a salary range of $91,383 - $101,435 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 9.5% p.a. super.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Council supports the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard on 0408963529.

Applications close: Monday 21 September 2020

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

 Role Charter PDF 179.18 KB

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Specialist (Local Heritage & Research)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Keryl Collard
Contact Number
0408963529
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Specialist (Local Heritage & Research)

Are you looking for a new and exciting leadership opportunity? We are currently seeking a Specialist (Local Heritage & Research) to support our Libraries and Learning department.

Maitland is a dynamic city, conveniently situated in the Hunter Valley, just a 30 minute drive from Newcastle and two hours from Sydney. Maitland’s liveability and employment opportunities have driven commercial investment and residential growth with over 90,000 residents expected to call Maitland home by 2023. We encourage our staff to actively engage with the community, create positive change and continuously improve our processes.

About the role

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in a new exciting specialist role on offer! We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The newly created Specialist Local Heritage and Research role will lead the development and delivery of exemplary local heritage and research services for Maitland Libraries, building capacity for library service delivery and customer experience.

This role will manage delivery of research services for local and family history, development of local collections and content creation through leveraging stakeholder relationships, partnerships and digital platforms.

You

Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you have a passion for history and an understanding of the vital role it has in creating a sense of place and growing community pride,

You will have solid research experience and project management skills, with the capacity to apply these in a cultural institution context. Your knowledge of content creation and curation will deliver insight to and grow engagement with Maitland’s rich history.

Your focus on collaboration will forge strong partnerships and alliances in the community and you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of the vision and ambition of Maitland Libraries through the collection, preservation and presentation of presentation of Maitland’s stories.

Benefits

This is a permanent full time position with a salary range of $78,656 - $87,308 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 9.5% p.a. super.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Council supports the balance between work and life
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard on 0408963529.

Applications close: Monday 21 September 2020

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

 Role Charter PDF 158.76 KB

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Community History Project Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bobbi Mayne - Manager Customer Experience
Contact Number
0421 706 005
Location
Bayside Council, NSW

 

Community History Project Officer

Deadline: Wednesday 16 September 2020

At Bayside Council, we are committed to a positive, flexible and supportive workplace culture, where our people and customers feel respected and valued. We are proud to serve our community through operating with transparency, integrity and in the best interests of the Bayside community to deliver exceptional service.

A fantastic opportunity is open for a suitably qualified specialist to be permanently employed (35hrs/week) on a fixed term of up to 12 months to review and harmonise Bayside Council’s community history collection (physical and digital).

Purpose of the Role

The City Life directorate delivers personalised and public services to enhance community life, including family, aged, leisure and cultural services.

The position will be responsible for providing community history collection management and project management services to lead the review and harmonisation of Bayside Council’s Community History Collection. Key deliverables include;

  • Develop and manage and conduct a full audit of Bayside’s community history collection (physical and digital), which includes assessing, ordering and relocating materials from different facilities
  • Establish Governance Framework including Community History Collection Policy, Guidelines, management structure and Naming Conventions in accordance with industry standards
  • Develop Community History Digitalisation strategy, guidelines and action plan
  • Research and identify storage options for physical archives, and a harmonised solution for storing and accessing digitised material

Key Relationships

This position will report directly to the Manager Customer Experience and will work in collaboration with the Coordinator Customer Experience, Community History Librarian and other key stakeholders to achieve key project deliverables.

Essential Requirements

  • University qualifications recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully delivering similar projects of similar scale
  • Demonstrated experience in community history collection archiving and preservation management systems (physical and digital)
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management (Qualifications in Project Management is preferable but not essential)
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of library technology systems and solutions and its relationship with other Council solutions
  • Current Driver’s Licence Class C and/or willingness to travel between Bayside facilities

What Can We Offer You?

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

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Prior to applying for this position, please take the time to read the job description.

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council Values.

Applications must be submitted by mail to Bayside Council, PO Box 21, Rockdale NSW 2216 or email to recruitment@bayside.nsw.gov.au.

Deadline: Wednesday 16 September 2020

EnquiriesBobbi Mayne - Manager Customer Experience directly on 0421 706 005

Digital Services Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Stronach
Contact Number
(07) 5475 8948 during business hours
Location
Sunshine Coast Council, QLD

 

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Digital Services Supervisor

Category:  Library Services | Work Type:  Permanent Full-time

  • Salary: LEVEL 5 - LEVEL 5  Stream A
  • Salary Value: $78,684 - $82,041
  • Work type: Permanent Full-time
  • Location: Maroochydore 
  • Vacancy no: 575

Why work with us?

There is no better place to live and work than on the Sunshine Coast, especially with an outstanding organisation like Sunshine Coast Council. 

With the vision to be Australia’s most sustainable region - Healthy, Smart, and Creative, council is at the forefront of delivering a number of region-shaping projects that will see the region become a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity, along with opportunities and a lifestyle for all to enjoy.

About the Role

Reporting to the Team Leader Library Operations, the Digital Services Supervisor is responsible for leading a small yet high-performing team of digital experts including facilitating recruitment, training, development & performance of the team.

The successful incumbent will manage technology requirements within libraries and solve problems as they arise in line with service timeframes. As a requirement of the role, you will contribute to routine & ad hoc reporting, data analysis and interpretation as well as explore, identify & endorse process and technology improvements relevant to the branch.

The team under your leadership will also investigate, identify and recommend emerging technologies and or alternative approaches critical to the design and delivery of responsive library and heritage services. A primary accountability of this role is the coordination of IT support for libraries along with specialist input on specification, implementation and maintenance of corporate systems and software. You will provide expert advice and leadership, ensuring your team are upskilled in technology advancements as well as cultivate inter and intra-team relations to stimulate collaboration.

About you

You are tertiary qualified in Librarian and Information Science, IT, Community Development or similar. Coupled with your formal training is previous experience in a similar role with Library systems or equivalent. A natural leader, you are exceptional in building strong teams and fostering positive culture aligned with company values. You are adept in project management, developing plans, coordinating actions and managing budgets. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly in persuasive communication, active listening and consultation are essential to success. A solution-oriented individual, you possess superb problem solving abilities to diagnose challenges and instigate solutions. Your capability to prepare professional business documentation including reports, presentations and project, planning and policy papers will be highly utilised in this role.

Our Culture & Employee Benefits

Council is committed to creating an inclusive, culturally diverse, healthy, skilled and dedicated workplace culture. As an employee you will enjoy a range of benefits which include but are not limited to:

  • 9-day fortnight - to support your enjoyment of the lifestyle benefits Sunshine Coast has to offer.
  • Development opportunities through corporate learning and development programs
  • Generous Superannuation benefits - council will also contribute 12% Superannuation in addition to your 6% superannuation contribution

How to apply

Submit a resume / CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role, including your ability to fulfil key responsibilities and requirements on the Position Profile. Click ‘Apply for this job’ and follow the prompts to complete your application.

Further Information

Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.

To learn more about Council’s vision and projects, you can view the Corporate Plan 2020-2024.

For specific enquiries contact Jane Stronach during business hours on (07) 5475 8948.

To our valued community; as the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process may take longer than average, and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods. 

Through its Reconciliation Action Plan, Sunshine Coast Council supports social and economic opportunities for Traditional Owners, the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara people and the broader First Nations community and as such strongly encourages local, First Nations people to apply.

Applications close: 14/09/2020 E. Australia Standard Time

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