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Local History Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Deborah Merrett, Coordinator Library Services
Contact Number
(08) 9236 4301
Location
City of Kwinana Council, WA

 

Local History Officer


Applications Close: 15/03/2024
Work Type: Permanent - Part Time - 38 Hrs Per Fortnight (0.5 FTE)

Premium Recquatic Membership | 12.5% Superannuation

This position is classified as a PACS Band 6 ($80,197 – 85,986 p.a) under the City of Kwinana’s structured remuneration system.

What’s On Offer
An exciting and rewarding opportunity exists for a Local History Officer to join our renowned and high performing Library Services team at the City of Kwinana. This is a part-time position reporting to the Coordinator Library Services and working alongside a superstar team. The primary focus of a Local History Officer is to develop and manage the Local History Collection and assist both internal and external stakeholders to access local history and heritage information and resources.

What You’ll Need
To make an impact as our new Local History Officer you will have…

  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to establish, maintain and develop a local history collection.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to provide exceptional customer service and clearly convey messages to a diverse community.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to mentor and lead volunteers and staff.
  • Ability to coordinate and promote events.
  • Tertiary qualifications in library and information Studies, archival studies or a related field and/or substantial experience in a similar related role.
  • Current Police Clearance and Driver’s Licence.
  • Ability to work after hours or on weekends as needed.

What’s In It For You?
At the City of Kwinana you will enjoy a true work-life balance; with access to flexible working arrangements and a fantastic workplace culture borne from a collaborative team environment.

Other perks include, but are not limited to…

  • Competitive salary plus 12.5% superannuation.
  • Additional penalty rates for weekend work
  • A robust employee wellness program with initiatives designed to support employees' physical and mental wellbeing.
  • A generous Celebration and Recognition Policy for employees.
  • The opportunity for flexible working arrangements.
  • Career development, training opportunities and study support.
  • Premium Kwinana Recquatic Centre membership

Want To Know More?
For more information relating to the position, please contact Deborah Merrett, Coordinator Library Services on (08) 9236 4301.

To be considered for this position applicants must submit a statement addressing the above criteria giving specific examples in no more than two (2) pages, along with your cover letter and resume.

What Are You Waiting For?
If you suspect this role might just be the one you’ve been searching for - don’t delay.
Apply now!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Apply online: www.kwinana.wa.gov.au

Applications close: 5.00 PM, Friday 15 March 2024 | APPLY

The City of Kwinana reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to the closing date, and will not accept or consider late applications. 

The City of Kwinana promotes and values diversity to create a unique work force. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, such as Aboriginal people, people living with disability or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The City also strives to be a customer-centric organisation, with the customer at the centre of everything we do. As such, all employees play an important role in helping us to achieve this by ensuring they provide best-practice customer service. The City has the goal of zero harm for its employees, this includes providing a smoke-free environment and minimising exposure to the elements. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City’s current Enterprise Agreement.

For further information, please contact our Recruitment team on (08) 9236 4618 or (08) 9236 4628.

Please note: As part of the City’s recruitment process, the selected applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical which includes a Drug and Alcohol screen test.

Attachments:
Application Pack for Advertised Vacancies.PDF
Position Description - City Life - Community Facilities - Library - Local History Officer - 5268.pdf
 

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Manager Community Learning and Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lincoln Gould (Hays Education)
Contact Number
T: 02 8226 9769 or E: lincoln.gould@hays.com.au
Location
Campbelltown City Council, NSW

 

Manager Community Learning and Libraries

Location: Campbelltown City Council | Sydney Western Suburbs NSW

Full job description

Campbelltown City Council is a thriving, growing, and resourceful council catering to a diverse community.

Your new company

Campbelltown City Council is a thriving, growing, upbeat and resourceful council that caters for a vibrant, diverse and engaged community. The council prides itself on placing the community at the core of what they do, inspired by a sense of possibility and opportunity. The Libraries are a vital hub for the community, allowing for growth, connection, learning and engagement, facilitated through a committed and passionate interdisciplinary team.

Your new role

As the Manager of Community Learning and Libraries you will be responsible for the successful operation and development of the library and community learning services offered by the council. This role reports to the Director of City Lifestyles and is supported by a team of coordinators across the 4 library sites.

What you'll need to succeed

Are you motivated by making an impact on community through exceptional service, innovative practices and creative offerings? We are looking for a dynamic and vibrant leader who is capable of having one eye on today and the other on the future.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure that the libraries reflect vibrant, modern, digitally orientated and engaging environments with accessibility and opportunity for all in the community.
  • Lead the ongoing transformation of our central Campbelltown library and a new location
  • Drive ongoing change and continuous improvement strategies, essential for the dynamic landscape of the libraries and the everchanging needs of the community.
  • Have a well-developed knowledge of contemporary library and historical services or community learning or significant experience in management of community-orientated services.
  • Be a strategic operator with high level leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with upwards management, councillors and community members.

What you'll get in return

Looking for a workplace that is agile and collaborative, embraces change in keeping ahead of the times? Working with Campbelltown City Council will see you enjoying a satisfying, challenging and dynamic career. Campbelltown City Council are not your usual, they are upbeat, resourceful and determined.

Council offers excellent employment benefits, including long service leave after 5 years, but the real attractor for this role is the chance to roll your sleeves up, make a real impact, be involved in exciting new developments and leave a lasting legacy on the community.

What you need to do now

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to Lincoln Gould at Hays Education and you will be provided with a full position description and more information on the benefits of joining Campbelltown City Council.

Closing date for applications is the 22nd March.

Contact Details

Lincoln Gould at Hays Education

T 02 8226 9769 | E lincoln.gould@hays.com.au

Branch Manager Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Maeva Masterson, Executive Manager Library Services
Contact Number
M: 0466 509 155
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

Branch Manager Library Services

Location: Northern Beaches Council

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Branch Manager Library Services, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week

Salary Range: $113678.04 to $132113.24 per annum + super (subject to skills and experience)
 

Who we are: 

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. We are proud to be the winner of the Bluett Award 2022 and the 2022 Change Champion Award in the Enterprise Category.
Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.
Northern Beaches Libraries are one of the largest and well-used library services in NSW. The library network has six library branches spread across the Northern Beaches in addition to online and outreach services, providing contemporary and innovative spaces, programs and services that support lifelong learning, social connection and community wellbeing. 

Northern Beaches Council is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Council acknowledges that protecting the safety of children and young people is a whole of community responsibility and is everyone’s business.    

Working with us:

Northern Beaches Council provides a comprehensive range of benefits focused on our employees’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing, recognition and career development.  In this role you’ll enjoy -

  • Flexible hours 
  • Professional development and training opportunities 
  • Values based culture and a teams oriented working environment 
  • High level of technological innovation and systems 

Our opportunity :
The key focus areas of this role include: 
1)    Managing a branch library within the Northern Beaches Library Service, ensuring the delivery of quality, contemporary and innovative library services.
2)    Leading the strategic development and management of a service wide responsibility through data driven analysis and reporting to deliver services that meet community expectations.


About you :
We’re looking for multiple innovative library professionals to join our strategic and community focused team.  You’ll bring drive and enthusiasm to a team passionate about making a difference to our community.

Additional Information:

  • Position Description
  • Applications close on: 20 March 2024
  • Expected Interview Date: 3 April 2024
  • Questions? Please call: Please call Maeva Masterson, Executive Manager Library Services on 0466 509 155

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Library Assistant - Technology

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jillian Yau or Karen Mitchell
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3634
Location
Lane Cove Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant - Technology

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6554807

  • 35 hrs per week
  • Dynamic role
  • Great team

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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 experienced Library Assistant to join our team.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburbs have a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" services and facilities to the community whilst ensuring a sustainable future.

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

You will be responsible for the provision of quality customer service in the Lane Cove Libraries. Also required to assist with the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Library technologies, repair and maintenance of audiovisual items.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Higher School Certificate or equivalent qualifications and experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality customer service
  • Demonstrated knowledge of installation and maintenance of Library technologies
  • Ability to work evening and weekend shifts as required
  • Class C Drivers Licence

What we Offer

We hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds maintaining always that inclusion and diversity lie at the heart of what we do. For those who join us we offer:

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • The convenience of being close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym.

To Apply

Click on the "apply now" button to be redirected to our careers page where you can download and read a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Jillian Yau or Karen Mitchell on (02) 9911 3634.

Salary range - Up to $80K per annum (incl super) dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 17 MARCH 2024 at 10PM

This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.

Applications Close: 17 March 2024

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Team Leader Family Engagement Learning

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Joyce Halwenge, Service Development Coordinator
Contact Number
E: jhalwenge@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au or T: (03) 9932 1315
Location
Hobsons Bay Council, VIC

 

Team Leader Family Engagement Learning

Hobsons Bay Libraries

Closing date: 20/03/2024

Permanent - Full time 38 hours 

Salary: Band 6 - $89,233 - $98,505 + 11 % superannuation 

Role includes an RDO  

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Hobsons Bay City Council Community Learning and Service Centres department as Team Leader of Family Engagement and Learning. This fulfilling role oversees the delivery of programs for early years, primary school aged children, young people and families across themes that engage lifelong learning in the community of Hobsons Bay.

 What you’ll be working on

As the Team Leader, you will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to a team of professionals to ensure effective program delivery, high-quality customer service, and the acquisition and curation of age-appropriate, diverse, and inclusive materials for the library's collection.

  • Effectively leading, supervising, and motivating the Family Engagement and Learning team.
  • Planning, delivering, and evaluating children, family, and youth engagement programs.
  • Building productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participating in the development of procedures and workflows related to library and collection services.
  • Using current technologies to enhance service delivery.

What you need to succeed 

  • Tertiary qualification in information management, community development, education, early childhood, or related discipline.
  • Experience in supervising and motivating teams working across multiple locations.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to negotiate, collaborate, and manage stakeholders in a public sector environment.
  • Victorian driver’s license and the use of a motor vehicle.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Why you should apply 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Hobsons Bay City Council Community Learning and Service Centres department in a fulfilling role that oversees the delivery of programs for early years, primary school aged children, young people and families. 

How to apply 

follow the links to send us:  

  • your cover letter  
  • and resume 
  • Please note we do not require the selection criteria to be addressed in a separate document.  

The position description can be accessed below. 

To find out more about the role, please contact Joyce Halwenge, Service Development Coordinator on jhalwenge@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au or (03) 9932 1315.

Applications will be accepted until 11:30PM on Wednesday 20 March 2024.

Pre-Employment Requirements 

Progressed candidates will be required to complete a National Police Check (mandatory for all) and a Pre-Employment Medical Check &WWCC (dependent on the position). 

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa with full unrestricted working rights. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 

Making a difference, together

At Hobsons Bay we work as one to achieve exceptional outcomes for our community.

Hobsons Bay Council is shaping precincts, building community infrastructure, delivering positive environmental, social and economic outcomes through programs and policies, and providing over 120 services to strengthen our diverse community.

If you’re ready to rise to the challenge of making a real difference, join us to help create a community and city that is inclusive, empowered, sustainable and visionary.

What can we offer 

Council offers hybrid working with newly renovated office facilities in the Civic Centre.  

We support ongoing professional development, as your career matters to us!  

And we provide an employee assistance program, as well as wellbeing programs for staff including Yoga and Pilates classes, walking clubs and more. 

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Attachments:
B6 PD Team Leader Family Engagement and Learning.pdf
B6 PD Team Leader Family Engagement and Learning.docx

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Senior Customer Service Officer (2 positions)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
The Hills Shire Council, NSW

 

Senior Customer Service Officer

2 X Library Permanent Part Time

Rewarding Career Opportunity at The Hills Shire Council

About the roles:

Are you passionate about books, people, and creating an exceptional library experience? We are seeking two dynamic and enthusiastic Senior Customer Service Officers to join our vibrant library team.

Duties include:

  • Supervise day to day operations of the library service desk/library branch.
  • Provide excellent customer service to library patrons, ensuring their needs are met with a friendly and helpful approach.
  • Resolve high level or escalated customer requests, enquiries and complaints.
  • Actively participate in the planning and delivery of Library programs and activities targeting customers from diverse cultures and age groups.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have:

  1. Minimum 3 years in a similar role
  2. Tertiary qualifications in Library & Information Services or related field or currently undertaking
  3. Experience in a high volume, fast paced, customer focused service environment
  4. Experience in supervising staff
  5. Experience in dealing with challenging customer interactions

Working with us:

THSC employees enjoy: Performance Bonuses, Learning & Development Opportunities, Variable Leave days, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, and Working for the Community.

Position details:

2x Permanent Part‐time roles, S0400 & S0531 – 17.5 hours per week
Salary from $41.96 per hour + Superannuation + Performance Bonus (up to 2% annual salary) + Organisational Bonus (up to $2K) + Aquatic and Fitness membership discounts

The positions are based at Vinegar Hill Memorial Library at Rouse Hill, however the successful applicants must be willing to work at any of Council’s Libraries. Hours will be as rostered and include weekend, day and evening shifts.

Shift Table

Next steps:

Please review the Position Description available on Council’s Careers Page and submit your application online at www.thehills.nsw.gov.au by 5pm on 14th March 2024.

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 may 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.

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

Customer Service Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Leigh Morrisey, Tomaree Library Team Leader 
Contact Number
02 4988 0682
Location
Port Stephens Council, NSW

 

Customer Service Supervisor

PSC248 APPLY

  • Attracted to a versatile role that will challenge you?
  • Join the Tomaree Library Team as our Customer Service Supervisor
  • Permanent full-time position. 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday (+ every third Saturday)

The Perfect Opportunity
If you enjoy providing exceptional customer service to a diverse range of library members, are enthusiastic, and have a passion for library services, we want to hear from you! 

Port Stephens Council Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Customer Service Supervisor with strong communication and interpersonal skills to join our Tomaree Library Team. You’ll play a vital role in supervising the day-to-day circulation operations of the library including the daily allocation of staff tasks and responsibilities, undertake customer service duties and deliver services and programs to ensure the provision of a high quality library service.

The current working arrangement for the position is 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday and every third Saturday.

 Find out more about your new career here!

Your Team
Port Stephens Council Libraries are a cohesive group who are enthusiastic, passionate and dedicated to providing excellent service to the Port Stephens community.

Enough about us, we want to hear about you! So tell us about…

  • What has attracted you to the role and why you are interested in this opportunity.
  • Your supervisory skills that promote high team performance.
  • Your commitment to the delivery of quality customer service.
  • Your ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities.

Please note: Only the criteria above needs to be addressed in the application, however you’ll be assessed against the full list of Essential Criteria located within the attached Position Description

We want you to love PSC as much as we do, so here’s what is included:

  • TRP Range: $73,902 - $86,336 pa based on a 35 hour week (includes 11% superannuation + retention allowance)
  • Confidential support (including mental health) through our employee assistance program
  • Retention allowance paid every December (included in salary package)
  • Long service leave when you’ve been with us for just over 5 years
  • A wellbeing program, including meditation, gym discounts and fitness incentives
  • Study allowance to assist with the cost of textbooks, tuition and related fees
  • Ongoing personal and professional development programs available during work hours
  • And lots more…

Ready to change your outlook and join the team at PSC?

  • These opportunities don’t come up often… apply by midnight, Sunday 10 March 2024.
  • For further information on the role, please contact Leigh Morrisey, Tomaree Library Team Leader on 02 4988 0682 for a confidential discussion.
  • We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.
  • Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.
  • We’re a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
  • We’ve partnered with the Veterans Employment Program to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.
  • Port Stephens Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and supports children and young people having safe and welcoming experience in our community, accessing our facilities and in our care.

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Trainee Library Assistant (Systems)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michael Scutti
Contact Number
02 6926 9747
Location
City of Wagga Wagga Council, NSW

 

Trainee Library Assistant (Systems)

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Closing date: 11/03/2024 11:59 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Location: Wagga Wagga City Library - 243 Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 - Wiradjuri Country

Department: Community Services - Library

Employment type: Temporary Full-time

If you’re not much of a people person, that’s ok, but this is NOT the job for you.

However, if you ARE a people person as well as friendly, cheerful, calm and empathetic – read on!

Working in the library isn’t just about loving books. Yes, of course you love books, but you also love helping people. Furthermore, you’re an active listener, problem solver and quite tech savvy. Add to that your keen curiosity and enthusiasm for learning and you’re the perfect candidate!

What’s really cool about this role is that you get to earn while you learn! This exciting traineeship opportunity combines full-time employment with paid training and on-the-job learning with experienced trainers and supportive mentors. Reporting to the Team Leader Library Services you’ll develop a broad range of practical skills and experience in the library sector focusing on digital collections and services.

What we will offer you

  • Traineeship for two (2) years with potential for ongoing employment.
  • Obtain a nationally accredited Certificate IV in Library and Information Services.
  • Above award rates! Commencing salary of $1,552.20 gross per fortnight plus superannuation (at 18 years of age or older), varying rates subject to age and experience as per Award provisions.
  • Access to Council’s Flexible Working Arrangements.
  • Further opportunities to grow your skill set through additional courses, training and support

Types of tasks / activities completed in the role

  • Process deliveries and re-stock resources
  • Assist with the Community Learning Space
  • Assist customers with information and technology enquiries
  • Undertake circulation desk duties including processing library memberships and loans
  • Maintain library shelves through re-shelving and shelf tidying
  • Develop knowledge of digital library collections and services

Attributes we are looking for in our applicants

  • Reliable, honest and motivated
  • Good time management and initiative
  • Positive, productive and professional (but not officious)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Confident, flexible and open to change
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment

Traineeship information

This traineeship will provide you with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in both local government and Library Systems whilst being supported to learn and grow in a friendly and enjoyable working environment. Across 24 months you will work full time (35-hour week) alongside experienced supervisors and colleagues, gaining hands-on industry experience and receiving 3 hours paid study time per week towards achieving a nationally recognised Certificate IV qualification.

As the successful applicant, you will need:

  • a current Class P1, P2 or C Driver’s Licence (desirable but not essential)
  • full rights to work and study in Australia
  • completion of Record of School Achievement (RoSA) or Higher School Certificate (HSC)
  • commitment to undertaking the formal training requirements of this role
  • the ability to work weekends in accordance with rostering requirements
  • a desire to treat others with respect and work safely to meet Work Health and Safety requirements

What’s great about a career at Council

Creating thriving, sustainable communities across Australia requires a workforce with a diverse range of skills and abilities. It requires people from different backgrounds, ages and stages in their career, people who bring fresh ideas, and people who are passionate about making a real difference. If you add to that the scale and variety of the work we do along with the many different career paths within Local Government, you’ll agree there’s no better place to start or grow your career!

What is next?

Applications close Monday, 11 March 2024 at 11.59pm AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 18 March 2024.

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Michael Scutti on 02 6926 9747.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://wagga.pulsesoftware.com/Pulse/jobs

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As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

All preferred candidates for this position will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with a criminal record are not discouraged from applying for the position. Each application will be considered on its merit.

For more information about working with Council and working in Wagga, please click here: Make a tree change to Wagga Wagga - Country Change

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, men, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, veterans, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.

Senior Library Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chrissie Bolton, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
02 6926 9710
Location
City of Wagga Wagga Council, NSW

 

Senior Library Programs Officer

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Closing date: 10/03/2024 11:59 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Location: Wagga Wagga City Library - 243 Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 - Wiradjuri Country

Department: Community Services - Library

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Join the Wagga Wagga City Library Team!

We are seeking an energetic and creative individual to join our team as the Senior Library Programs Officer to assist in developing and delivering high quality programs and services to Library clients through outreach activities within the local community.

What we will offer you:

  • Permanent, full-time position (35 hours per week).
  • Remuneration of $2,526.26 gross per fortnight with the opportunity to progress to $3,031.51 gross per fortnight + superannuation (11%).
  • Access to Council’s Flexible Working Arrangements.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.
  • Generous leave entitlements.

Your new role

The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop, document, and review current and new Outreach Service programs and events including researching and recommending programs and services.
  • Assist the Outreach Services Team Leader to schedule Agile library visits and programs.
  • Engage and consult key stakeholders to ensure the delivery of a range of programs appropriate for Wagga Wagga’s diverse community.
  • Liaise with organisations and groups to identify potential partnerships and opportunities to deliver library and other related programs across the Local Government Area.
  • Work to promote, publicise and market activities associated with Agile Library programs and Outreach Services through all media channels
  • Work with the Library Collections Officer to ensure the development of an Agile Library collection that is diverse and inclusive.
  • Assist the Systems Officer to administer library systems and hardware to ensure quality service is maintained for Agile Library customers and staff across all sites located in both suburban and rural locations across the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.
  • Undertake rostered circulation, program delivery and Agile Library service duties.
  • Undertake circulation desk duties including processing borrowings, returns, library memberships and cash handling.
  • Conduct the Agile Library service as scheduled including processing borrowings, returns and library memberships at designated sites at suburban and rural villages located across the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Qualifications relevant to the role in Library Services or previous experience in a Library Outreach role and/or Community Engagement role and program delivery experience including a strong demonstrated commitment to engage in creative and innovative programming;
  • Class C Drivers Licence;
  • Demonstrated commitment for working in a team environment; and
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated organisational skills and knowledge.

What is next?

Applications close Sunday, 10 March 2024 at 11.59pm AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 18 March 2024.

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Chrissie Bolton, Library Services Manager on 02 6926 9710.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://wagga.pulsesoftware.com/Pulse/jobs

Apply now

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

All preferred candidates for this position will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with a criminal record are not discouraged from applying for the position. Each application will be considered on its merit.

For more information about working with Council and working in Wagga, please click here:

https://wagga.nsw.gov.au/the-council/working-with-council/why-work-in-wagga

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, men, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, veterans, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.

Children’s Programs Facilitator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Human Resources Operations Team
Contact Number
(07) 4761 3615 or (07) 4761 3613.
Location
Whitsunday Regional Council, QLD

 

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Children’s Programs Facilitator

Permanent / Part Time (40 Hours per fortnight)

Location – Proserpine | $40,643.00 to $43,503.00 per annum 

Applications close 12 March 2024 11:30 PM

Reference: JR469                

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville. The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is perfectly placed to live, work, play and invest.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists within our Community Services & Facilitation directorate for a Children’s Program Facilitator. In this role, you will be responsible for researching, planning, reporting and leading the delivery of innovative programs, services and resources for children and their families through our public libraries.

Essential

  1. C Class Drivers Licence.
  2. Working with Children Blue Card.
  3. Tertiary qualifications or relevant accreditation in Early Childhood Education and/or equivalent level of expertise and experience in a similar discipline.
  4. Demonstrated ability to negotiate and substantiate partnerships with external agencies on the delivery of specific programs.
  5. Excellent project and event management skills, with the ability to coordinate various components of a complex project within a set timeframe.
  6. Highly developed people and relationship skills with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment communicating effectively at all levels of the organisation and stakeholders.
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills demonstrated through previous experience.
  8. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of Applications.

Desirable

  1. Tertiary Qualifications or relevant accreditation in Library and Information Services.
  2. Prior experience working in a public library will be advantageous.

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To apply, click the ‘Apply’ button above.

For any further information regarding this role, please contact a member of our Human Resources Operations team on (07) 4761 3615 or (07) 4761 3613.

Council is committed to providing a healthy work environment for individuals working, visiting or conducting business at Council workplaces and is transitioning to a Smoke Free Workplace.

Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles.

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