Librarian (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Rockhampton Regional Council, QLD

 

Librarian 

  • Casual
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • $52.79 - $57.35 per hour (Including casual loading) (LGIA Stream A Level 4/5 Depending on skills and experience) + Superannuation
  • Location – Various

Your new role

Do you have a passion for literature and libraries and experience in a public library environment? Council is recruiting for a casual Librarian to join their team. You will have experience providing effective reference and reader advisory services to a diverse range of customers, utilising print and digital formats. It is also important that you have a keen interest in emerging technologies and STEAM programs.

Your strong eContent and print collections knowledge combined with your excellent communication skills will allow you to recommend quality reading to customers to ensure their Library experience is second to none. You will be enthusiastic and have great people skills while being responsible for providing quality customer service to diverse members of the community.

As this is a casual position there are no set hours and you will work on an ‘as needs’ basis to meet the requirements of the position. You will have the ability to work on call, working weekend shifts as well as working at different sites in accordance with the library roster.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Ability to work ad hoc shifts including evening and weekend shifts as per the library roster across the any of our four libraries in the Rockhampton Region.
  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting reading and literacy development
  • Someone that enjoys providing customer service and building positive relationships with members of the community.
  • Experience in daily supervision of staff and ability to mentor and motivate staff to promote a positive culture.
  • Ability to undertake physical work that involves regular and repetitive movements.

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

1.     A 2-4 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;

2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Significant experience in a public library environment (Qualifications relevant to the position, eg; Bachelor Library and Information Science are desirable)
  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting reading and literacy development, and assisting clients with use of library resources and facilities.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills with a focus on providing positive interactions with services and staff.
  • Strong team player that promotes positive work environment and the ability to display initiative. 
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies, their promotion and application in libraries, with a willingness to learn and support clients with their use.

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Tuesday 5 October 2021 at Midnight (AEST)

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Library Assistant (x2) 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Rockhampton Regional Council, QLD

 

Library Assistant (x2) 

  • Casual
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • $44.55 per hour (LGIA Stream A Level 2) + Superannuation
  • Location – Various

Your new role

Council are looking for energetic and customer focused Casual Library Assistants who know what it means to work in a modern library.

 You will be enthusiastic and have great people skills while being responsible for providing quality customer service to diverse members of the community.

 You may work across a range of library areas in Client and Collection Services including circulation, technology assistance, processing, Home Delivery and shelving.

 As this is a casual position there are no set hours and you will work on an ‘as needs’ basis to meet the requirements of the position. You will have the ability to work on call, working weekend shifts as well as working at different sites in accordance with the library roster.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Ability to work ad hoc shifts including evening and weekend shifts as per the library roster across the any of our four libraries in the Rockhampton Region.
  • Highly effective communication skills to relate to children, teenagers, adults and seniors.
  • Passion for providing excellent customer service to the community.
  • An interest in public libraries, digital technologies, and a commitment to promoting reading literacy and lifelong learning.
  • Ability to undertake physical work that involves regular and repetitive movements.


What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

1.     A (2-3 page) Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;

2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Passion for libraries with a commitment to promoting a positive image of Library Services and encourage increased Library usage.
  • Interest in new and emerging technologies, their promotion and application in libraries, with a willingness to learn and support clients with their use.
  • Customer focus attributes including the ability to respond promptly and courteously to a diverse range of customers and service needs with knowledge of library services, products, collections and self-service.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and display a positive attitude. 

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application.

Applications Close: Tuesday 5 October 2021 at Midnight (AEST)

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Programs and Community Outreach Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Stephanie Green, Team Leader Library Community Outreach 
Contact Number
03 8734 8948
Location
Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Programs and Community Outreach Librarian

  • Fantastic opportunity to join our new Library outreach team
  • Temporary full-time (3 years) planned commencement Nov 2021 – based at Williams Landing Library Lounge
  • Salary from $76,380.41 plus super and fortnightly RDO

A bit about the role

The Programs and Community Outreach Librarian position is an exciting opportunity to join a brand-new team, delivering programs and services to the Williams Landing community.  Located at a new site in the heart of Williams Landing Town Centre, this role is crucial for the success of this new library site and format for Wyndham. The space will be dynamic, and the programs timetable flexible, to accommodate the needs of the community. 

This role will be responsible for overseeing the Williams Landing site including delivering a range of programs to all age groups, for example pre-school songs and stories, after school activities, and Language Café for adults. You will also be responsible for providing high quality customer service and information support to our library patrons and maintaining the Library Lounge space and collection. 

This opportunity is perfect for someone who enjoys variety in their work and is confident engaging and interacting with all ages from diverse communities. To thrive in this role, you will be a positive, enthusiastic and flexible customer focused person, experienced in delivering targeted activities to enrich the lives of community members. You will have the ability to make decisions and work autonomously. 

The Williams Landing Library Lounge is scheduled to open early 2022. In the meantime, this position will be expected to work across the library service at various locations to prepare for the launch of the new site. This position may also be required to alter their regular working hours to support evening and weekend events and programs on an ad-hoc basis. In addition, this position may be required to rotate to other branches in line with operational requirements and may be required to work rostered Saturday morning as part of a regular work pattern.

What you’ll deliver

  • Plan, deliver and promote a range of quality outreach services and programs in a variety of formats
  • Perform daily housekeeping, including maintenance and promotion of the small collection and emptying and restocking the Williams Landing Book Locker
  • Contribute to the success of Library Services through active teamwork and effective performance of responsibilities and duties of this position
  • Deliver quality reference and information services to library customers

What you’ll bring

  • Up-to-date knowledge of library trends regarding the delivery of programs, library services and resources
  • Experience delivering programs to children and families
  • Experience working in public libraries
  • Understanding of the Library and Community Learning goals within the broader organisational context
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Management or equivalent with little or no relevant work experience, or lesser formal qualifications with relevant work experience
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Stephanie Green, Team Leader Library Community Outreach on 03 8734 8948.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Monday, 11 October 2021.

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.

Additional Information

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Senior Coordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michael Byrne, Manager Libraries Arts and Culture
Contact Number
0418 550 650.
Location
Maribyrnong City Council, VIC

 

Senior Coordinator Library Services

Footscray, Australia | Reference: 5646926

Permanent Full Time

Band 8 ($115,346 to $128,469) plus 10% Super plus monthly Accrued Day Off

Salary sacrificed vehicle provision available

About Us

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

The Opportunity

An outstanding leadership opportunity awaits you at Maribyrnong City Council as the Senior Coordinator Library Services. Reporting to the Manager, Libraries Arts and Culture, you will be directly responsible for leading the library team to deliver a range of high quality, responsive, contemporary and innovative library services for the City of Maribyrnong. You will be responsible for overseeing the operational aspects of library services including service development and business planning, policy development and implementation, staff management, administration and budget. You will play a critical role in the achievement of service priorities and quality service performance management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and supervision to staff to ensure a coordinated and consistent approach to customer service and effective management of library facilities and resources.
  • As a member of the library management team, collaboratively lead the organisation and deliver the strategic plans and projects as determined by the service and Council's strategic goals.
  • Within the context of the Library Strategic Plan, develop, implement and review service wide professional development programs, plans, policies and procedures for management of staff, facilities and resources.
  • Champion a ‘Customer First' culture across the library service by developing a proactive customer service model and oversight of a centralised, coordinated and cost effective approach to rostering and management of staff.
  • Lead staff in the development and delivery of high quality Library and Information Services and programs across the library service that meet the changing needs of the community, activate library spaces and increase reading, information and digital literacy outcomes for the community.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification which confers eligibility for professional membership to the Australian Library and Information Association and substantial senior library management experience.
  • Strategic planning and policy development skills with proven capacity to play a strategic leadership and motivational role in the provision of services.
  • An understanding of library management practices relating to library program delivery and frameworks, library outreach and engagement services, and demonstrated understanding of the capacity of technology to deliver innovative library and learning environments.

This role also requires:

  • A current Victorian Drivers License.
  • A current Working with Children Check Card.
  • No relevant criminal record found in a police check

Why Choose Maribyrnong?

  • Work cross functionally in a friendly, supportive and professional multidisciplinary team;
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment;
  • Work in a meaningful role within a Values driven organisation;
  • Relish a vibrant foodie hub at your doorstep;
  • Take an Accrued Day Off every month;
  • Salary sacrifice vehicle option.

So, if you are looking for a role where you can make a genuine difference and you enjoy working in a diverse community focused environment, Apply Now!

How to Apply

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter via our Careers website outlining your relevant experience and addressing the Key Selection Criteria position defined in the position description in support of your application by 10:00pm on Sunday, 17 October 2021.

To download a copy of the position description please visit us at: https://maribyrnong.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5646926.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Enquiries: Michael Byrne, Manager Libraries Arts and Culture on 0418 550 650.

Applications Close: 10.00 PM 17 October 2021

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Children's and Youth Services Librarian - Braybrook

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Christine Vandor, Team Leader Children's and Youth Services
Contact Number
(03) 9688 0289
Location
Maribyrnong City Council, VIC

 

Children's and Youth Services Librarian - Braybrook

Footscray, Australia | Reference: 5648255

Temporary Full Time until 30 June 2022

Band 5 ($75,044 to $85,861) plus 10% Super plus monthly Accrued Day Off

Braybrook Library

About Us

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

The Opportunity

Maribyrnong Library Service is seeking a dynamic and motivated Children's and Youth Services Librarian to join the team and deliver bespoke library services to the young, their families and carers at our vibrant Braybrook Branch. Our ideal candidate is customer oriented with experience in the delivery of library programs and collections, preferably in the area of Children's and Youth Services and with experience curating children's and young adult collections and providing library services to people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Due to an internal secondment, this is a temporary full time position working 35 hours per week until 30 June 2022 and based at our Braybrook Library branch, however, may be required to work across other library locations within the municipality, as required. Please also note the Children's and Youth Services Librarian will also be required to work rostered desk shifts, including evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver library programs and collections to children and young adults, their families and carers;
  • Maintain currency of collections by regular assessment for mending, weeding and replacement as appropriate and according to the Collection Development Plan;
  • Plan and organise children's and youth regular and one-off programs within set budget parameters;
  • Produce promotional materials (hardcopy and digital) pertaining to children's and young adult services;
  • Deliver outreach visits in order to promote literacy, reading and library services including to local primary and secondary schools, Maternal and Child Health Centres, Kindergartens, Community Centres and Neighbourhood Houses and other appropriate organisations and groups;
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with relevant community partners and stakeholders;
  • Effectively contribute to providing excellent customer service experiences for community members.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in library or information management that confers eligibility for professional membership to the Australian Library and Information Association with previous experience in a similar role;
  • Experience in the development and delivery of children's and young adult services and programs;
  • Demonstrated experience and confidence in the use of digital resources, software and hardware;
  • Highly developed communications skills and the ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment.

This position also requires the following:

  • A Working With Children Check;
  • A current Drivers Licence;
  • No criminal record found in a police check.

How to Apply

Please submit your Resume and a Cover Letter via our Careers website outlining your relevant experience and addressing the Key Selection Criteria defined in the position description in support of your application by 10:00pm on Sunday, 17 October 2021.

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

For further details and a copy of the position description, please visit us at: https://maribyrnong.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5648255

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Enquiries: Christine Vandor, Team Leader Children's and Youth Services on (0#) 9688 0289.

Applications Close: 10.00 PM 17 October 2021

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Senior Library Officer (Programs)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian or Victoria Keane, Team Leader (Regional Resources)
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0111
Location
Clarence Valley Council, NSW

 

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Senior Library Officer (Programs)

Job No: CVC4403200 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW


When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $61,998 - $73,934 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance

About the role

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books?

This position will:

  • Develop, implement and coordinate programs, events and activities across Clarence Valley Libraries
  • Develop, prepare and coordinate marketing for Clarence Valley Library programs, events and activities
  • Liaise and partner with stakeholders in the development of library initiatives in line with CRL Strategic Plan
  • Provide a professional level of reference and readers advisory customer service to the Clarence Valley community

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a public library or a community focused environment
  • Ability to develop and deliver training and presentations
  • Well developed computer literacy in email and internet programs (including the ability to undertake
    web based searches) and Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Well developed communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to a customer focused service

 Download the position description here.

Contact

Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian or Victoria Keane, Team Leader (Regional Resources) on
(02) 6641 0111.

Closing date

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library, Grafton,  however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

** 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 https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences. 

Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

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Library Support Assistant (Technical Services)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Monique Buchbach, Senior Library Officer (Technical Services) 
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0114
Location
Clarence Valley Council, NSW

 

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Library Support Assistant (Technical Services)

Job No: CVC44031501 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • Permanent part time - 42 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $27.04 - $32.25 per hour, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance

About the role

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books?

This position will:

  • Undertake end processing of library stock to shelf ready standards
  • Assist in an effective courier exchange system to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Assist with the maintenance of the library’s collection
  • Work with a wide variety of people, staff, volunteers, community members

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a “helpful” outlook
  • Be passionate about quality service provision
  • Be able to follow instructions and also think for themselves
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be a valued member of a team

Download the position description here.

Contact

Monique Buchbach, Senior Library Officer (Technical Services) on (02) 6641 0114.

Closing date

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library, Grafton,  however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

** 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 https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

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Metadata and Systems Support Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Natasha Savic, Coordinator Resources and Technology
Contact Number
(03) 9426 5684 or E: natasha.savic@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Location
Yarra Libraries, VIC

 

Metadata and Systems Support Librarian

  • Location: Fitzroy Library
  • Fixed Term Full Time
  • 5A $72,854.76 + Super
  • Closing Date: 05/10/2021 05:00 pm

About the Role

We are looking for a person with a relevant tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management, or relevant experience in cataloguing and systems administration. Previous experience in public libraries or cultural administration and project management will be highly regarded.

This position supports library staff and customers by maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the library cataloguing database, assisting in the liaison with shelf ready suppliers and ensuring cataloguing protocols are adhered to. This position also supports LMS reporting, reviews and staff training. This position also contributes to other technical services tasks, programs and events, collections, customer service training, and support for library staff and customers.

For further information see the position description or contact Natasha Savic, Coordinator Resources and Technology on (03) 9426 5684.

How to Apply

Council Website: https://jobs.yarracity.vic.gov.au/cw/en/job/495109/metadata-and-systems-support-librarian

For further information contact: Natasha Savic natasha.savic@yarracity.vic.gov.au or (03) 94265684

Employment Documents: https://www.plv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/703711-Metadata-and-Systems-Support-Librarian-Position-Description-August-2021.pdf

Coordinator Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services
Contact Number
C02 7955 7398
Location
MidCoast Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Libraries

Job No: MCCLIBExt013 | Location: MidCoast NSW

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important asset and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role & you

We are looking for a passionate and innovative leader to join our Libraries and Community Services Department.

You will be responsible to coordinate and supervise the team delivering services in our 11 branch locations across the MidCoast LGA. We need your excellence in leadership, accompanied by your drive to provide the best customer service to our communities.

You will play a key role in delivering creative and exciting new ideas in this space, whilst inspiring your staff and managing their development to reach their full potential. You should display a flexible approach to change, and hold the skills to coach and support your staff ensuring the focus remains with superior Community and Customer Service. 

If you're an experienced leader coupled with an inventive mind looking to make a real difference to services delivered in your community we would love to hear from you!

The package: Commencing salary package circa $95,700 p.a. plus superannuation. 

A leaseback vehicle is available and will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Location: This position will be based at our Taree and Forster community libraries. 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. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Sam McGuire, Talent Acquisition Officer on 02 7955 7929.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services on 02 7955 7398.

Closing date: Sunday 10 October 2021 at 11.30 pm.

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Community Engagement Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dubbo Libraries Coordinator
Contact Number
(02) 6801 4513
Location
Dubbo Regional Council, NSW

 

Community Engagement Librarian

Job No: DRC880 | Location: Dubbo

ABOUT US

We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. 

WE ARE DRC

Our Employee Value Proposition was developed with input from our employees. Our employees expressed how they feel working at DRC, highlighting some of the reasons they think working with us is a positive experience and what makes them stay.

That is how We Are DRC was created.

Here at DRC we are:

  • Balanced
  • Equipped
  • Connected
  • Progressive

ABOUT OUR REGION

The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.

THE OPPORTUNITY

In the role of Community Engagement Librarian you will be responsible for the provision of high quality customer service.  You will be responsible for the development and delivery of programs, events and community outreach initiatives that enhance community engagement, life-long learning and cultural aspirations.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO

  • Proactively participate and contribute to the development of the library service objectives and identified outcomes.
  • Contribute to the development of stakeholder relationships with community organisations, agencies and groups including formal and informal education providers.
  • Model, promote and support leadership, decision making and problem solving through planning, coaching and developing staff.

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL NEED

  • Degree in Library and Information Science with eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Demonstrated understanding and ability to apply community engagement principles in the development and delivery of library programs, events and activities.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, developing and motivating a small team in the delivery of library services that enhance community outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of technology applications to improve delivery of library services and engagement.
  • Demonstrated skills and ability to plan, implement and deliver programs and events.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

ABOUT YOU

You will be a highly motivated library professional with a passion for serving the community.  You will have previous experience in delivering community based library and information services and programs.  You will have previous experience leading a small team and will enjoy working with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve excellence in the delivery of library services.

WHAT WE OFFER

In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation, you will be offered a range of benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave, access to DRC fitness passport program, and wellbeing program. DRC also has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:

  • Superannuation
  • Rainbow Cottage Childcare
  • Professional Memberships
  • Excess Long Service Leave to Superannuation
  • Uniforms
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing
  • Remote Area Housing Assistance
  • Work Related Self Education Expenses
  • Portable Notebook or Laptop computer
  • Airline Lounge Memberships
  • Disability/Income Protection Insurance
  • Tools of Trade

Furthermore, DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club

Dubbo Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position requires a pre employment health assessment.  Please refer to the attached Job Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.

Salary: $84,957 - $98,734 per annum plus superannuation.  

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 11 October 2021

Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Councils Dubbo Libraries Coordinator - (02) 6801 4513

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. Please note that once you start to complete your online application you cannot save it and return to it later.  We would recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you're ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)

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