Engagement and Education Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services
Contact Number
02 7955 7398
MidCoast Council, NSW


Engagement and Education Coordinator

Job No: MCCLIBExt011 | Location: MidCoast NSW

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.

Our organisation

MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.

The role

Title: Community Outreach Librarian

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, customer-focused communications, engagement and education professional to manage a team providing outreach programs to the local MidCoast community. Reporting to Manager Libraries and Community Services, this role will be responsible for coordinating regular and a wide range of community engagement programs and events. You will develop networks and strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to best tailor innovative programs to serve the needs of our community. 

The person

You will be a true leader with:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Education, Communications, Community Engagement, Behavioral Science, Business, Information and Library Services or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, developing and implementing innovative and effective community education programs and campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting and facilitating education sessions.
  • Ability to effectively lead and coordinate a team 
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

The package: To be negotiated with the successful candidate.

The benefits:  

  • At MidCoast Council, we aim to promote a culture of flexibility and inclusion. You will have access to our flexible working arrangements, allowing you to experience a positive work-life balance and soak up the sunny coastal lifestyle.
  • You will have access to further development and training.
  • Diverse potential career opportunities. 

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Council Taree Library located at 242 Victoria Street, Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent Full Time.

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions, please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your responses to each selection criteria in a separate Word document and once complete copy your separate responses into the relevant section of the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the first page of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we embrace fairness, diversity and inclusion.  

For enquires related to the position please contact Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services on 02 755 7398.

For enquiries related to the application process please contact Tara Collins, HR Business Partner on 02 7955 7229.

Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021 at 11:30pm.

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Collection Development Officer

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Contact Officer
Contact Number
North Sydney Council, NSW


Collection Development Officer

Job No: NSYD42 | Location: North Sydney

  • Salary Range: $57,711 to $68,909 pa + 9.5% super + $1,000 pa transport allowance

  • 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time

North Sydney Council administers the North Sydney local government area on Sydney’s picturesque lower North Shore. Our 400 employees look after 77,000 residents spread across 10 square kilometres of land on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour providing spectacular harbour views, beautiful parklands, and a bustling CBD. Our aim is to ensure North Sydney remains a welcoming, well-designed, safe and beautiful environment for residents, workers and visitors.

Stanton Library is a quality customer focused library service located in a beautiful park setting, close to public transport and recreational facilities. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Collections Development Officer to join our Collection Services team at Stanton Library.  This permanent opportunity will undertake all acquisitions processes with a special emphasis on the fiction collection. It aims to help support the community in their engagement with reading through dedicated readers’ advisory services and activities.

Essential Criteria 

  • Completion or near completion of a Diploma of Library and Information Services or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in a collection services role in a busy library environment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in providing a high level of customer service


  • Knowledge of and experience in the provision of readers’ advisory services in public libraries
  • Active interest in industry trends and best practice in library service delivery
  • Experience in using Aurora (AIT) Library Management System
  • Knowledge of WHS and EEO principles and practice

Why work at North Sydney Council?

We're committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and positive workplace. Our teams are reflective of the communities in which we operate, and we value the unique contribution each member makes to the North Sydney Council. The work we do makes a real difference to the lives of our residents and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

North Sydney Council as an employer offers excellent employee benefits such as:

  • Easy accessibility to work with spectacular harbour view work locations
  • Excellent work life balance with a 35-hour working week for indoor workers or fortnightly RDO’s for outdoor workers
  • Flexible working hours with access to Flexi time
  • Freedom to direct contributions to any compliant superannuation fund
  • Health and Well-being programs for all employees such as Yoga, Pilates, Boxing
  • Access to employee recognition and reward program
  • Weekly fruit baskets
  • Free access to counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Free financial advice by a certified Financial Planner
  • Monetary Transport allowance
  • Invitations to Local Govt events, training and planning sessions
  • Access to corporate social events at picturesque harbour locations

To view the Position Description, Click Here 

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and answer the selection criteria questions. EEO is Council Policy

Closing Date: 04 March 2021 - 11.30pm 

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Libraries Operations Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Libraries, Arts & Culture Karina Lamb
Contact Number
0434 933 545
Mornington Peninsula Shire, VIC


Libraries Operations Team Leader

  • Job Identification: 100118
  • Job Category: Information and Knowledge Management
  • Location: Hastings Library
  • Posting Date: 18/02/2021, 03:48 PM
  • Apply Before: 04/03/2021, 06:00 PM
  • Degree Level: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Schedule: Full time

Job Description

About the business

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

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community.

With approximately 1200 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Operations Team Leader

  • $96,233.64 (Excl. Super)
  • Permanent full-time
  • Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of the Library service.

About the role

The Libraries Operations Team Leader is accountable for the operational management of the Mornington Peninsula Library Service in anticipating and meeting the information, recreational/leisure, cultural and lifelong learning needs of the Mornington Peninsula community. The role will work in close collaboration with the Manager Libraries, Arts and Culture, MPS Buildings and Property Divisions, external vendors and Library staff (particularly Library Service Coordinators), to ensure that all Library buildings, facilities and equipment meet Council and Library guidelines and requirements.  The role will also work towards upgrading infrastructure, processes and polices in conjunction with five direct reports and the broader Libraries team.

Job tasks & responsibilities

  • Provide clear and inspiring leadership and coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of the Library service.
  • Provide project support services for the Library’s ongoing refurbishment, review and improvement program, including developing and collating documents and reports, monitoring and reporting on project progress against milestones and identifying project issues.
  • Oversee the Library facilities, and actively make recommendations on Library space planning, Library furniture, equipment, shelving and security, evaluating these against changing student needs and emerging trends in public libraries.
  • Build and sustain effective working relationships with a network of internal and external contacts to facilitate excellent communication and the delivery of effective project management services.
  • Ensure a healthy and safe workplace for staff and students by advocating and adhering to OHS policy, legislation and best practice, including regular safety inspections and risk assessments, mentoring and providing support to the Library Emergency Wardens, modelling the use of OHS online platforms and reviewing work procedures and incidents.

Skills, experience and other requirements

  • Tertiary qualification(s) and/or substantial experience in Libraries.
  • Proven experience in managing Library facilities including continuous improvement practices.
  • Demonstrated highly developed financial skills and proven ability to deliver complex and large-scale creative projects on time, within scope and on budget.
  • A highly developed understanding of general occupational health and safety principles and public safety principles.
  • Well-developed planning, organisational, reporting and documenting skills.
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

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

To apply

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. 

Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the key selection criteria by 6pm, Thursday 4 March 2021.

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

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Make contact

For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Manager Libraries, Arts & Culture Karina Lamb, on, 0434 933 545



Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tracey Olive
Contact Number
(03) 9896 4311
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC



Applications closing on 21 February 2021, 11:00 PM

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is one of the most actively used public library services in Victoria.  Our services are available to the whole community through eight physical locations, Outreach, Home Library Services and the library website.

About the Role
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries invite applications from qualified librarians who are committed to providing an excellent customer service environment.

The successful applicant will:

  • Engage with a diverse community and stakeholders
  • Be committed to the delivery of information services
  • Have the ability to deliver quality and customer focused information and reader guidance services
  • Have the ability to assist in the management and delivery of library events, programs and digital literacy training
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be committed to strengthening community partnerships and connections
  • Provide services via in-house, outreach and online platforms, dependent upon customer needs. 
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Have recognised tertiary qualifications conferring eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association 

The successful applicant must hold or be willing to acquire a Working with Children Check card and must be willing to undergo a National Police Record Check. 

This position is currently located at this Box Hill Library but may be required to work at any of the Whitehorse Manningham Library locations in accordance with operational needs. Rostered weekend work and evening shifts will be required. 

All applicants are required to read the position description prior to submitting an application.  For instructions on how to apply and a copy of the position description click on the links provided. All applications must include a cover letter, resume and a response to the Key Selection Criteria. Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria as detailed in the position description will not be considered.

Please submit your application via the Apply here link.

For further information contact Tracey Olive on (03) 9896 4311

Applications close 11.00pm Sunday 21 February. 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Library Assistant - Customer Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Woollahra Council, NSW



Library Assistant - Customer Services

Reference Number: S100-21-713

Closing Date: 28-02-2021

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent part time opportunity - 6 hours per day on Saturday
  • Join a state-of-the-art library
  • $34.35 to $40.99 per hour plus superannuation plus weekend penalties

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time Library Assistant to join our team at Woollahra Libraries. 

As a Library Assistant, you will work collaboratively with a team of Library Customer Service staff who are responsible for providing a high standard of information and customer service to the community across all areas of our libraries.

The role of the Library Assistant is a diverse and exciting role in that no two days are ever the same! Some of your tasks will include responding to Customer enquiries, setting up new library memberships, providing tech help, supporting the Library Events team with special events, assisting customers to find information and library resources they require.

The part time hours are Saturday 10:00am – 4:30pm

About you

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic team member who demonstrates a high level of customer service and has a can-do attitude. In addition, the successful applicant will have previous experience working in a similar role and will be confident with the use of a range of computer and technology systems. 

You will be a high achiever with:

  • Demonstrated experience in library operations or customer service.
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills including social media.
  • Demonstrated time management, prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • Competency in all MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher.
  • Well-developed knowledge and skills in Library technology with the ability to assist customers in the use of such technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as both a team member and independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous self-improvement as well as a positive approach to change, flexibility and adaptability in the work environment.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Please view the full list of essential and desirable criteria on page of the position description. 

 How to Apply

  • Apply on line by clicking the 'APPLY NOW' button.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to https://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/recruitment_and_selection_process
  • For further information about the role, please contact Corinna Pierce, Library Customer Service Coordinator on 02 9391 7005 during business hours.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE: 11:59pm Sunday, 28th February 2020

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.


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Casual Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathy Maltby
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8346
City of Ryde, NSW


Casual Library Assistant

Job No: COR874 | Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Join one of Sydney’s most progressive library services
  • Work includes weekdays, evenings, and weekends
  • Flexibility to work at short notice when needed

About Us

The City of Ryde library service comprises of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville and online library. There is currently an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic Casual Library Assistants to join our team.

About the Role

Casual Library Assistants play a key role in delivering a responsive and high quality customer service to the community.

The work involves providing information and assistance to customers including working at service points, the use and maintenance of software and equipment, assisting with programmed activities and maintaining the collection.

On the job training will be provided and regular reviews of performance will be carried out.

Work Hours – Hours are allocated as required. Shifts may be a minimum of 3 hours and up to a maximum of 7 hours.

Where – All City of Ryde Libraries: Ryde, Eastwood, Gladesville, North Ryde and West Ryde

When – Weekdays, evenings, and weekends

Pay Rate – Hourly rate from $32.12 (includes 25% casual loading)

Key Requirements

  • Must be available to work at short notice when required
  • You must have completed Certificate III in Library & Information Services, or undertaking other library-related tertiary study, or significant experience working in a library
  • Current Working With Children Check is required
  • Knowledge of the Spydus Library Management System is desired
  • Current NSW driver licence is desired

About You

  • Must be reliable and committed to your shifts
  • Physically able to carry out required tasks
  • Able to work independently and follow verbal requests and instructions
  • Willing to work at any of the Ryde libraries upon request

How to apply

Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. 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 14 February 2021 @ 11:30pm

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Kathy Maltby on (02) 9952 8346 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Lane Cove Council, NSW


Library Assistant

  •  Lane Cove
  •  Part-time
  • Closes 23 February 2021 at 10 PM


  • Part-time position - Saturday (3.5 hrs) and Sunday (4.5 hrs)
  • Dynamic customer service role
  • Great team and work environment

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and customer-focused Library Assistant to join our team on a part-time basis.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburb has a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" community services and facilities whilst promoting the principles of ecologically sustainable development.

If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

Reporting directly to the Customer Experience Coordinator, this role is responsible for providing customer service as part of the weekend team and to support the provision of a quality library service to the customers of Lane Cove Library.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • High School Certificate or equivalent qualifications and experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high-quality customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to refer matters to senior staff on duty as appropriate

Salary range - between $236.27 to $259.91 per week + superannuation, (dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate).

What we Offer

Our Library is located close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym. You will also enjoy:

  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • Access to Long Service Leave in 5 years
  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including discounted gym memberships

To Apply

Please read the Position Description for the role and address the selection criteria in your online application.


Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free workplace.


Manager Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
The Hills Shire Council, NSW

Manager Library Services

  • Castle Hill, Australia
  • Reference: 5370464

We are seeking an innovative leader who can demonstrate strategic leadership in the future direction and trends of library services to embrace emerging community need. Responsible for a $6million budget this position will develop and implement library operational, resourcing and strategic plans. If you have the passion to set and deliver on the direction of our library services we want to hear from you.

Working with Council:

You will benefit from additional Days of Leave, Performance Bonuses, Learning & Development Opportunities, Modern Office and Library Locations, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, and Working for the Community.

To be successful in obtaining this role you will need to demonstrate at interview you can:

  • Embed the values, skills, roles and culture of the library services team to support the physical collection and embrace change in a rapidly changing technological environment.
  • Oversee library collections in accordance with changing trends and borrowing patterns including e-content and delivery.
  • Deliver the future needs of library spaces and systems to remain relevant for the future utilising innovative service models that facilitate social inclusion and community connection.

In this role you will possess:

  • Degree or post graduate qualifications in Library Management or related discipline coupled with a minimum 10 years' experience in a managerial role.
  • A high level of proficiency in modern professional library principles, practices & procedures.
  • Demonstrated leadership in a multi-site customer service environment.
  • Proven high level operational & budgetary planning skills.
  • Demonstrated project management & change management experience coupled with sound relationship/stakeholder management.
  • Achievements in the operational management of Libraries.
  • Class C Motor Vehicle Drivers Licence.

Position details:

Permanent Full Time Role, Position Number CN0025, Salary Package Circa $205k inclusive of Superannuation and Car Allowance. This position is expected to commence in mid May 2021.

Next steps:

Please review the Role Statement and Job Demands available on Council's Careers Page and submit your application online at www.thehills.nsw.gov.au by 5pm on Tuesday 9 March 2021.

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and will also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

We're seeking individuals who embrace our values and can work collaboratively to deliver quality customer services and infrastructure to The Hills Shire community.

Applications Close: 09 Mar 2021


Stream Lead - Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Christopher Snelling 
Contact Number
02) 9806 5081
City of Parramatta , NSW


Stream Lead - Library

About the role

5 Parramatta Square, due to open in mid 2022 will be a six level (4 levels above and 2 levels below ground) Council-owned and operated cultural and civic building, housing Council’s central library, Discovery Centre, Council chambers (seat of government), community meeting rooms, a Dharug Keeping Place, and flexible programmable spaces. Designed by award-winning French architect Manuelle Gautrand, in partnership with Australian architectural firms Lacoste Stevenson and Design Inc., 5 Parramatta Square will be a 21st century smart building, sympathetically designed to incorporate the neighbouring historic, restored, Parramatta Town Hall, and the jewel in the crown of the Parramatta Square precinct.

The Business Readiness Plan covers all aspects of Council’s BAU operations within the Precinct. The objectives of the plan are as follows:

  • To ensure that the Council is ready on time for the opening of the Precinct and its progress to operational readiness is in line with the construction project timeline;
  • That the BAU operations meets the Council’s aspiration for the Precinct – including a “whole of precinct” approach and a cross-functional operating model;
  • Direction to the Capital Works (PCG) team throughout the project progress by the business is timely and accurate and aligns with the operating vision for the precinct;
  • That all physical requirements necessary for the building’s operation – in terms of both design, layout and fit out are covered in the capital works scope, and where the items are to be supplied by others or elsewhere in the organisation, they are appropriately planned and funded;
  • That the systems required for the management of the Precinct are completed and operationally in line with the construction project timeline and consistent with the vision for the Precinct.

The plan’s deliverables have been divided into streams of work and include Customer Service, Library Operations, Facilities Management, IT & Technology, Programming & Activation and Civic Operations.

For each stream of work, a Stream Lead role is assigned. Stream Leads, along with other key project staff including the Group Manager, City Assets Parramatta Square form the “Client Side Lead Team” who are responsible for delivering the Business Readiness Plan. Stream Leads will be required to develop and complete deliverables within the assigned stream and stage and work with the Client Side Team with regards to issues such as interdependencies, estimates, resourcing, Risk & Issues Management.

The objectives of the Library Stream Lead working in the project is to:

  • Manage the integration of the Local Studies Library operations, currently part of the Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre,into the general Library operations in terms of people, policies, business processes, systems and reporting.
  • Establish the PS5 library operation in accordance with the integrated service delivery model detailed in the PS5 Functional specification and the recommendations of the City of Parramatta Library Service End to End Review.
  • Oversee the movement of the combined Library operations into PS5 from Fitzwilliam street and the Parramatta Heritage & Visitor Information Centre
  • Work as the interface between PDG, the Business Readiness Project team and the Libraries Manager in regards to the final design and layout of the PS5 Library spaces.

About the person
The successful candidate should have previous experience in delivering business readiness or change processes in libraries. The candidate should have a strong ability work within a multiple disciplinary client-side team in capital project delivery.  Suitable tertiary qualifications in either project management, business administration or library operations are required.
What’s on offer
We are offering an attractive salary from $117,942 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate. 
Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Christopher Snelling on (02) 9806 5081.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, 16 February 2021 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.
City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

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Casual Library Assistant 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Hiring Managers Catherine Tracey or Sita Chatterjee
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0616 or (02) 9424 0427

Ku-ring-gai Council , NSW

Casual Library Assistant 

Experienced Library Assistant is required to provide support and assistance to the Branch Librarians and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community.

  • $28.65 p / hr + 25% casual loading
  • Working with Children Check Clearance

Bordered on the North by Ku-ring-gai National Park and the South by Lane Cove National Park, this leafy municipality offers its library service from four branches based at Gordon, Lindfield, St Ives and Turramurra.

Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the role of Library Assistant.

As a Library Assistant you will provide support and assistance to the Branch Librarians and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community.

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

  • Pro-active customer service delivery
  • Enabling access to digital resources and facilities
  • Delivery of programs and events
  • Assisting with the general housekeeping and presentation of the library

Required experience & Skills:

  • Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Working with Children clearance number

This is a great opportunity for an individual who has experience in collaborative team work, strong conflict resolution skills, a friendly and approachable nature along with sound interpersonal and communication skills.

*As a part of the branch network team, this role will be required to work at any of our libraries as rostered. Casual shifts are required Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work *

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 Managers Catherine Tracey on (02) 9424 0616 and/ or Sita Chatterjee on (02) 9424 0427

Closes: 11:45pm, Wednesday 24 February 2021

Position Description: CO4062 - Library Assistant - Position Description.pdf (PDF, 355KB)

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer


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