Library Outreach Specialist

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

 

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Library Outreach Specialist

Job No: GR210931 | Location: Kogarah

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 employs approx. 65 staff who work across 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 purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places 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

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $79,559.72 - $92,181.87 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Library Outreach Specialist to join our dynamic and innovative Library Services team. The successful candidate will actively contribute to promoting the library’s profile and visibility within the community through a measured, consistent and purposeful program of community engagement and outreach services.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and implement the Community Engagement and Outreach Services Delivery Plan
  • Identify and implement the creative use of evolving digital technologies and online platforms to increase community engagement and dialogue.
  • Continuously improve community engagement and outreach processes that increase awareness of the services of the library to the community.
  • Develop, manage and delivery targeted community engagement at events and festivals promoting Library services.
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with Community groups, government agencies, schools and local businesses.   

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline
  • Current driver’s license
  • Current Working with Children’s Check

Essential

  • Previous experience in a Library Outreach role and/or Community engagement role
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills, with the ability to write and present confidently to different audiences and online communication platforms including social media, e-news, and websites.
  • Extensive experience in planning, developing and implementing outreach programs and initiatives, and evaluating their success
  • Ability to work within a team environment, influence, develop and manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyse and interpret community feedback and make informed recommendations to library management.
  • Sound knowledge of community engagement principles, processes, and current best practice methods.
  • Must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement of employment with Georges River Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

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

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

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Monday 25 October 2021 at 11.30 PM AEST

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

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

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

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

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

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Library Officer Support Services (Parental Leave Cover)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma Atherton, Acting Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 9473
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Officer Support Services (Parental Leave Cover)

Job No: GR210924 | 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 employs approx. 65 staff who work across 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 purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places 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

  • Temporary, full time - 70 hours per fortnight (Parental leave cover)
  • Salary from $66,471.26 - $77,016.87 per annum plus 10% superannuation
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Georges River Council is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Library Officer Support Services to join our Library Customer Experience team on a temporary contract. The successful candidate will contribute to the efficient delivery of library services by being customer-focused when working with the community as a shift supervisor. The position requires adapting quickly to the changing needs of our service points to ensure they are staffed at all times.

The role requires excellent attention to detail to develop accurate rosters across our five libraries. You will maintain numerous rostering spreadsheets and use an online roster system called Findmyshift. Excellent problem-solving skills are a must to manage absences and roster around annual leave, flexible leave, work from home days and staff meetings and training days. To be successful in this role you will understand how different public library service models work to accommodate the changing work patterns of staff related to operations. The role will also lead an exciting project to introduce a set roster to enhance services and improve the work-life balance opportunities for all library staff.

You will need exceptional verbal and written communication skills to work across teams to fill roster gaps and to manage the volunteer program. You will be able to effectively converse with work experience applicants, volunteers and their High Schools, TAFE’s and Universities. The role also requires exceptional attention to detail to report on casual hours and leave for part-time staff to payroll on a fortnightly basis. There are various spaces for hire which are booked online which this position also manages for the various libraries.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan, create and administer staff rostering across the Library service ensuring all service points are adequately staffed at all times
  • Develop and administer an efficient volunteers and work placement program; including training programs; liaising with Library Coordinators to ensure volunteers and work placement students enjoy a rewarding and productive experience
  • Ensure accurate timekeeping of casual and part time library service staff through weekly reconciliation of timesheets and associated leave applications for the payment of all library staff
  • Provide an efficient booking service for facilities across the library service ensuring accurate recording, confirmation and payments in a timely manner
  • Undertake rostered duties at all Georges River Libraries to meet customer expectation.
  • Provide support and instructional training to staff and customers in the use of library software, self-service kiosks, public computers, photocopiers and printers.
  • Deliver and promote library and information services that meet the diverse needs and interests of the community encouraging the development of literacy, creativity and lifelong learning  

Selection Criteria:

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

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

Essential

  • High level analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment
  • Must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement of employment with Georges River Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Emma Atherton, Acting Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 9473.

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

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Monday 25 October 2021 at 11.30 PM AEST

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

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

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

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

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

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Library Assistants (Weekend)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma Atherton, Acting Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 9473
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Assistants (Weekend)

Job No: GR210925 | 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 employs approx. 65 staff who work across 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 purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places 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

  • 2 x Permanent part-time positions available:
    • Sunday (5.5 hours per week)
    • Saturday (5.5 hours per week) and Sunday (3 hours per week)
  • Salary from $54,459.27 - $63,097.81 per annum (pro rata) plus 10% superannuation 
  • Wellness perks including, free counselling, flu vaccinations, health-checks, gym subsidy and more
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic Library Assistant to join our dynamic and busy Library Services Team. The successful candidate will support the services and programs of the Library Service by providing effective and efficient operation across Council's library services. 

Selection Criteria

  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy skills
  • Experience working with diverse target groups
  • Experience in event support
  • Experience working in a library using an automated Library Management System
  • Must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement of employment with Georges River Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Emma Atherton, Acting Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 9473.

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

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Monday 25 October 2021 at 11:30pm AEST

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

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

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

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

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

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Specialist – Library and Museum Hub – Systems

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nicole Richards, Coordinator Library & Museum Hub
Contact Number
E: nicole.richards@belmont.wa.gov.au
Location
City of Belmont, WA

 

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Specialist – Library and Museum Hub – Systems

$79,221 – $83,630 pa


Are you up for a new and exciting challenge? We have an opportunity for a motivated and experienced individual to secure an exciting and rewarding role where you have the ability to make a difference.


Situated in the heart of the City of Belmont and close to local shops and amenities, Ruth Faulkner Library provides a wide range of library and museum services and engaging programmes for our diverse and developing community.


As the Specialist - Library & Museum Hub – Systems you will implement, maintain, and optimise the library management system and other integral technologies to ensure library and museum services are delivered in an efficient manner to meet the needs of all members of the community.


Responsibilities & Duties include:

  • Maintaining critical library and museum systems, library specific hardware and RFID technology
  • Identifying and implementing potential innovations and emerging technologies to continue to
  • deliver a modern and efficient service
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the library and Museum systems and audio-visual
  • technology by effectively liaising with the City’s IT team as required
  • Provide input into the design, functionality, user interface and maintenance of the Library and
  • Museum online presence
  •  Providing training and first-line technical support to the library and Museum team and customers

To be considered for this position you must possess or be working towards a relevant qualification in Library, IT and/or Business Studies or a recognised equivalent, or have comparable relevant experience. To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience in systems administration of an integrated library management system and other library specific software. Sound familiarity with RFID software and hardware as well as audio-visual solutions and their application in a Library and/or Museum environment is also essential.
If you are looking for a new challenge and meet the essential requirements listed in the job description we welcome your application.


Applications close Monday 18 October 2021. 

This is a permanent, full time opportunity for a passionate team player who thrives on delivering engaging and innovative services to all members of a community.

To find out more about us, visit https://www.belmont.wa.gov.au/discover/places-to-go/ruth-faulkner-library-and-belmont-museum to explore our services.

To view the full job description and selection criteria, and to submit your application for your perfect position, please visit our website at the link below. https://www.belmont.wa.gov.au/about-us/employment-at-our-city/current-opportunities

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Library Services Support

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Gosden
Contact Number
(03) 9896 4320.
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

 

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Library Services Support

Position Number BR21

Ongoing Full Time

$67,339 - $72,692 + Superannuation

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic Library Services Support Officer that enjoys working in a busy environment. This role assists in the efficient and effective operation of branch library functions. The successful applicant will have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable working with a range of different technologies.

The successful applicant will:

  • be committed to providing an excellent customer service environment
  • have the ability to supervise staff, students and volunteers
  • good organisational skills
  • have strong communication and influencing skills
  • demonstrate the ability to liaise with a diverse community
  • have general administrative skills  
  • possess a strong interest in public libraries and community programs
  • have the ability to work remotely if required
  • have ALIA recognised library technician qualifications or relevant work experience

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.

Rostered weekend work and evening shifts are an essential component of this position, as is the ability to be able to work at any of the eight library locations.

The position is currently located at the Doncaster Library.

WML offers the following benefits:

  • Access to professional development opportunities that support our commitment to life-long learning and a skilled workforce
  • Purchased leave arrangements and carry-over arrangements from the Local Government sector
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family members
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • Ability to salary sacrifice superannuation

All applicants are required to read the position description and candidate information pack prior to applying.

Available on the library website https://www.wml.vic.gov.au/About/Jobs-Volunteering/Jobs

All applications must be submitted via the library website (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au

For further information, contact Jonathan Gosden on (03) 9896 4320.

Applications close Sunday 24 October, 11:00pm

High Country Library Hub Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dena Vlekkert, Manager Corporate
Contact Number
0429 065 192
Location
Alpine Shire Council, VIC

 

High Country Library Hub Coordinator

  • Location: Bright
  • Tenure: Permanent Part Time
  • Band 6: Alpine Shire Council Enterprise Agreement 2020
  • Closing Date: 17/10/2021

About the Role

An excellent opportunity exists to join Alpine Shire Council as the High Country Library Hub Coordinator.

At Alpine Shire Council we operate a Library Hub to provide collections, cataloguing and operational support to libraries within the High Country Library Network (Network) being Alpine, Benalla, Mansfield and Wangaratta municipalities.

In this role you will provide a supervisory role to the Library Hub and liaise with and provide support to library branches within the Network. This role will also provide technical library skills and undertake cataloguing and ordering of books and materials for the Network. This is an important role to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the hub and maintain service delivery across the Network.

To achieve success you will need to be passionate and multi-skilled in delivering a consistently great experience by providing collections, cataloguing and operational services in a tidy, organised and enjoyable environment.

About us


Alpine Shire Council is situated in the stunning high-country region of North East Victoria. We are surrounded by spectacular mountains with plenty of natural waterways for you to enjoy. Renowned as one of Victoria’s premier holiday destinations, this spectacular region is an adventure and nature lover’s paradise, just a stone’s throw from the Victorian ski fields. It is a tree-change opportunity like no other.

How you'll make a difference


You will lead the Hub team in the delivery of a competent, effective, and efficient operation and liaise with and provide support to library branches within the Network. With your positive and enthusiastic personality, you will bring out the best in your team.

As part of our team you will:

  • Supervise, coach, develop and motivate the Hub team to foster a high performing team environment
  • Prepare the budget and provide progress reports for the Hub and present to the Library Management Group for approval
  • Provide reporting to Councils that allows for the monitoring of their library performance and ensures effective management of the collection
  • Ensure network branches are dealt with efficiently, courteously and in accordance with the Shared Service Agreement
  • Provide technical library skills and undertake cataloguing and ordering of books and materials for the Network

Enjoy our lifestyle

  • Perfect work life balance with an adventure, nature and food lover’s paradise on your doorstep.
  • Forget about long commutes and paid parking it’s time for your tree change.
  • Enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community who love where they live
  • Stunning natural scenery
  • Innovative and modern workplace

Our ideal candidate:

At Alpine Shire Council we are constantly looking for new ways to deliver the best possible outcomes for our communities.

With your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to work with your colleagues and staff to ensure positive outcomes. You can multi-task, prioritise, meet deadlines, and use technology and software solutions to get your job done well.

Your professionalism will enhance Council’s reputation as a responsive and efficient organisation.

You will also have:

• Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
• Certificate 4 or tertiary qualification recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association
Relevant experience in public library operations, service delivery excellence and library management systems

How to Apply

Visit our website, download a position description, give us call and make your application. We’d love to hear from you. https://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/council/careers
https://www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au/council/careers

For further information contact: Dena Vlekkert, Manager Corporate, 0429 065 192

Employment Documents: https://www.plv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/210929_29-Sep-21_PD_High-Country-Library-Hub-Coordinator.pdf

Team Leader Library Resources

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kylie Tatt, Coordinator Community Services
Contact Number
02 6578 7523
Location
Singleton Council,, NSW

 

Team Leader Library Resources

Job No: SC20211001 | Location: Singleton

JOIN OUR JOURNEY TO BECOME THE BEST COUNCIL IN AUSTRALIA!

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

ABOUT US

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

THE ROLE

We are looking for a Team Leader Library Resources to lead a small team of professionals to manage library resources in accordance with industry best practice. This includes delivering circulation and information systems for the Singleton Library.

With an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in library and information studies accredited by ALIA, you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers of Council. Demonstrated experience in the management of Information Technology systems, resources, budgets and staff, as well as experience in cataloguing and library stock management is a must.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Provide leadership and direction to a high performing team
  • Develop and implement the Library Resources Strategy and implementation plans
  • Circulation duties
  • Coordinate the ongoing development and support of the Library Management System
  • Proactively participate in the development of the Library
  • Manage relevant budget expenditure and income

Experience as a team leader in a public library environment will be well regarded.

This position is offered on a three-year, temporary contract working 35 hours per week.

Remuneration for the position is based on Grade 11 of the salary system which equates to a base salary between $75,840 to $85,310 per year plus superannuation.
 

WHY JOIN US?

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

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

INTERESTED?

For further information regarding this role please see the position description and information for intending applicants, or contact Kylie Tatt, Coordinator Community Services, on 02 6578 7523.
 

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 17 OCTOBER 2021.

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Librarian - 2 Positions Available

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Pauleen Francis
Contact Number
(07) 4044 3722
Location
Cairns Regional Council, QLD

Librarian - 2 Positions Available

  • Reference Number: 13677
  • Salary Range: $73,192.58 - $78,176.92 per annum
  • Location: Various Library Branches
  • Applications Close:  Saturday, 9 October 2021
  • Minimum Award/Classification: AA041- QLGO-Lev 4.1 - 36.25 H/W 
  • Maximum Award/Classification: AA044- QLGO-Lev 4.4 - 36.25 H/W 
  • Roster Pattern: 19 day month 

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution.  We’re proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn.  Our commitment to high quality services means that we need talented, committed people – we need you!  

Looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can contribute to the on-going development and operations of our Library Services? Then don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to make a difference and improve the lives of others! 

We are now seeking a 2 highly engaged and suitably qualified Librarians who have a passion for libraries and providing exceptional customer service to join our team now!  

Our ideal candidates will have appropriate qualifications in library and information studies coupled with excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated through your interactions with both work colleagues and customers, demonstrated experience in managing a library, excellent team management skills and the expertise to deliver an innovative best practice library service to the public. 

Reporting to the Client Services Team Leader, the primary objectives of this position are:   

  • Support the Client Services Team Leader to ensure a consistently high standard of customer-focussed library services and resources are provided to the community.
  • Lead, support and deliver excellent front-of-house services and operations across various Library venues.
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance to build a high performing team that is results oriented.  

To be successful in this role you will require:   

  • Eligibility for professional (Associate) membership – AALIA of ALIA
  • ALIA accredited undergraduate (Bachelor) degree in library and information studies; or
  • First degree in any discipline AND an ALIA recognised post-graduate (graduate diploma or masters) course.
  • Current Queensland Driver’s Licence
  • A current Working with Children Check (Blue Card)
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to interpret, provide professional advice and apply library policies, practices and procedures to implement innovative library services, programs and solutions (including collections).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology and digital literacy with the ability to apply the relevant applications to a library environment.
  • Proven effective team management skills including time management, establishment of priorities and project management.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills including the ability to provide leadership and work collaboratively as a team member.  

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: Do you have an ALIA accredited undergraduate (Bachelor) degree in Library and Information studies or first degree in any discipline and an ALIA recognised post-graduate (graduate diploma or masters) course?
  • Essential: Do you have or are you eligible to obtain a Working with Children - Blue Card?
  • Essential: Do you have an Undergraduate / Grad Diploma/ Post Grad Diploma in Librarianship or Information?
  • Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?

Contact Person: Pauleen Francis

Contact Number: (07) 4044 3722

Contact Email: jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: 09/10/2021

Position Description - available for download above under Document/s

Application Guide: View Guide

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Area Librarian - Tweed Heads

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lucy Kinsley , Acting  Manager RTRL
Contact Number
0408 489 306
Location
Lismore City Council, NSW

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Area Librarian - Tweed Heads

Job No:LCC770 | Location:Lismore, NSW

ABOUT US

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

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

Lifestyle benefits of our region

RTRL OVERVIEW

Lismore City Council is the Executive Council of RTRL and employ all staff. The Richmond Tweed Regional Library has a simple mission: to create an environment where people can discover, connect and escape with knowledge, ideas and stories.

We want to help our community expand their mind, broaden their horizons and learn new things. Whether it’s finding a great story to read, accessing online services or joining a playgroup, we are here to support our community and provide free services that make life better by responding to community needs and interests.

Lifestyle benefits of our region

ABOUT THIS POSITION

This Position is based at the Tweed Heads Library branch and is a key member for Richmond Tweed Regional Library (RTRL) and is placed within the Partnerships, Planning and Engagement Directorate of Lismore City Council. The primary objective of this position is to manage and co-ordinate the delivery of an effective and efficient public library service which is user-friendly, responsive to community needs and cost-effective within the Tweed Heads local government area. That includes encouraging, supporting and advising community groups, local schools, and volunteers in the promotion of library services in the community.

Experience Skills & Knowledge:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of public library trends and challenges;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the marketing and promotion of library services;
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in the strategic planning and implementing of library services and programs;
  • Capacity to provide effective management to a multi-branch library service;
  • Ability to monitor and control staff;
  • Ability to monitor and control resources, materials and maintenance budgets;
  • Ability to organise the area branches workload, set appropriate goals and prioritise work;
  • Adaptability, ability to respond to change, and a problem-solving outlook;
  • Ability to lead, train and develop staff individually and as a cohesive team to ensure strong focus on excellent customer service, knowledge assistance, good communication and a friendly, supportive work environment;
  • Ability and experience in the preparation and management of grant and funding applications;
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective and equitable staff rostering systems;
  • IT skills and experience in Microsoft applications and library database systems;
  • Capacity to drive change in the delivery of library products and services;
  • Knowledge and commitment to EEO, WHS and ethical practice principles;
  • Ensure that all corporate records are fully and accurately captured and maintained, to comply with legislative requirements and business needs; and
  • Undertake sustainable work practices that align with Council’s commitment to the principles of sustainability.

Essential requirements:

  • Degree or post graduate qualification in Library and Information Services.
  • Eligible for professional membership in ALIA.
  • Minimum three years in a supervisory position, effectively managing the delivery of library and information services, preferably in a public library system.
  • Australian Citizenship of appropriate working visa.
  • Current Class C Drivers’ licence.

Full position description: Click here 

Full Time: 35 hour week

Salary: A salary range from $1,505.00 per week + superannuation 

Closing date: Thursday 14 October 2021 at 4:00pm 

Contact: For a confidential discussion or further information regarding this position please contact Lucy Kinsley , Acting  Manager  RTRL on 0408489306.

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

Pre-employment Screening: There will be a series of pre-employment checks including health assessments (includes drug test) and receipt of copies of relevant qualifications and reference checks. 

Working with Children Check

In accordance with the requirement for ‘Working with Children' anyone starting a new, paid job in child-related work must apply for the Working With Children Check (WWCC). This is a requirement for this position and it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to have undertaken the WWCC and the ‘Clearance to Work with Children’ provided to Council prior to commencement. For further information on how to apply please refer to the Office of Children's Guardian website.

OUR VALUES

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

Please note:

No paper applications will be accepted therefore all applications are to be submitted online through Council's portal prior to the deadline outlined above.

We are no longer accepting late applications therefore please allow yourself enough time to submit your application prior to the deadline outlined above.

IN ORDER TO APPLY, PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS

  1. Step 1: Fill out our online application form below. Once you have completed all questions, click 'Next'.
  2. Step 2: You will be asked to attach your resume/CV. You can only attach one document. We do not require other documentation, such as tickets or licences, at this stage. Once you have attached your document, click 'Next'.
  3. Step 3: Please review your application and confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to send your completed application.

You will receive an email to confirm your application has been received. You will receive a follow up email to let you know if you're progressing to interview or if you have been unsuccessful. Thank you for your time and good luck with your application.

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Children's / Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Gosden
Contact Number
Jonathan Gosden on (03)9896 4320
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

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Children's / Youth Services Librarian

Applications closing on 13 October 2021, 11:00 PM

Children’s & Youth Services Librarian
Position Number BR2
Ongoing Full Time

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is seeking an energetic, flexible and pro-active Youth Services Librarian to develop and deliver programs and collections for children and young adults. 

About the Role
Whilst working as a Youth Services Librarian you will:

  • Design and deliver programs and collections for children and young adults
  • Provide literacy support to parents
  • Contribute to the development of regional and branch youth services policies and plans
  • Foster partnerships within the community that supports early literacy
  • Provide quality customer focused information services in the library branch

About You
To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Strong information and communication skills
  • Formal qualifications in librarianship and be eligible for Associate membership to ALIA; or a relevant tertiary degree qualification and a commitment to gain ALIA recognised qualifications
  • A love for early literacy and children
  • The ability to undertake a supervisory role when required
  • Strong team work skills
  • A love of storytelling and program delivery
  • The ability to promote the library to children, young adults and their families.

Rostered shifts will include one evening shift a week and one Saturday in four.  Whilst this position is currently based at the Nunawading and Warrandyte Libraries, the successful applicant may be required to work at any of the Whitehorse Manningham Libraries.

WML offers the following benefits:

  • Access to professional development opportunities that support our commitment to life-long learning and a skilled workforce
  • Purchased leave arrangements and carry-over arrangements from the Local Government sector
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family members
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • Ability to salary sacrifice superannuation

This position is subject to a satisfactory Working with Children Check and Police Check prior to commencement.

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 available on this page.

All applications must be submitted via the Apply Link  (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au.  Applications which do not include all the required information may not be considered.

Recent and soon to be graduates are encouraged to apply.

For further information, contact Jonathan Gosden on (03) 9896 4320.

Applications close 11pm Wednesday 13 October, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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