Community and Customer Liaison Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Coordinator Library Operations and Customer Experience, Barbara Cotton
Contact Number
08 8930 0202
Location
City of Darwin, NT

 

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Community and Customer Liaison Officer

Darwin, Australia | Reference: 5548388

City of Darwin is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; we are not your usual; we are upbeat, resourceful and determined. At City of Darwin, our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Darwin 2030 Strategic Plan - City for People City of Colour.

City of Darwin Libraries deliver services to a resident population of 82,886 as well as large numbers of temporary residents, travellers and visitors. The four library branches employ approximately 36 staff who service nearly 500,000 visits per annum, maintain a collection of 80,000 items and provide programs and activities that are attended by 37,000 people. Our Libraries provide a free, safe place to access information; relax out of the weather, charge devices, access free Wi-Fi and use computers.

About the Opportunity

Community and Customer Liaison Officer is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the library, ensuring that high standards of library services are provided and enable equal access for all members of the community to our libraries.

The key service delivery of the role includes, but not limited to:

  • Ensure Library customers are provided with a positive, proactive and responsive customer service experience
  • Be the first respondent to escalate issues, including customer service and maintenance issues
  • Action the administrative functions of the library, including liaison with property management, cleaning and security services
  • Mentor and train the Community & Customer Liaison Assistants and other workplace participants in the application of library procedures and customer service requirements
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of marketing and promotional programs at the library
  • Be flexible and adaptable to working in various work locations throughout the municipality as needed to perform the role effectively
  • Ensure your personal health and safety and that of others in the workplace

You will be required to do evening and weekend shifts at different libraries.

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • Certificate IV in Library and Information Services or a relevant related discipline such as education, community development or Customer Engagement and/or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a similar role.
  • Current NT Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).

For full details of the position including other essential and desirable requirements, please refer to the position description.

The Full time position has a base salary of $76,319.00 per annum plus superannuation.

In addition to your base salary, you will also be entitled to six (6) weeks annual leave, fifteen (15) days personal leave and other entitlements.

For further information regarding this position, please contact our Coordinator Library Operations and Customer Experience, Barbara Cotton on 08 8930 0202

The vacancy closes at 5 pm Monday 12 July 2021

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The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

Applications Close: 12 July 2021

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Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Snowy Monaro Regional Council, NSW

 

Library Coordinator

  • Work in a friendly, supportive team environment
  • Learning and development opportunities available
  • Applications close midnight Sunday 11 July 2021

The Snowy Monaro Regional Library has been servicing the residents and visitors of the Monaro and Snowy Mountain areas since 1963.  We pride ourselves on offering exceptional library services. We are seeking an experienced Library Coordinator to join our team who will help to continue this important community service.

This is a full time role (35 hours per week) based in beautiful Cooma.  This position would be suited to a motivated person with excellent communication skills, leadership experience and a background in library management. 

Key Responsibilities include:

The Library Coordinator reports into the Manager of Community Services. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Inform the decision making of the Management Team to support service delivery and the governance and administration of the council.
  • Coordinate work programs and plans to deliver the principal activities of the Operational Plan to meet community and organisational priorities.
  • Monitor, review and report on goals and performance measures that link community needs and organisational priorities to service delivery.
  • Coordinate the resources (time, finance, assets, people) and activities of the Library Services to carry out the principal activities of the Operational Plan efficiently, effectively and safely.
  • Guide and facilitate the team’s contribution and the operational performance of the council to improve service quality, accessibility and responsiveness.
  • Maintain adopted policies, procedures, processes and systems of work, and hold team leaders and team members accountable to apply them when carrying out their work.

Essential Requirements include:

  • Degree qualification in Library and Information Science or a related discipline with demonstrated contemporary experience in a similar role; or substantial contemporary experience in a similar role, coupled with ongoing professional development to support contemporary knowledge.
  • Experience in library management and library collection management
  • Proven ability in financial management and business planning
  • High level of skills/knowledge of relevant information technology
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and supervise staff
  • Strong commitment to customer focused service
  • Demonstrated leadership ability

Benefits:

  • Be part of an organisation that is work-life balance oriented
  • Build a lifelong meaningful career in a key regional area of NSW

 Applications close midnight Sunday 11 July 2021

At Snowy Monaro Regional Council, we are committed to providing EEO and embracing diversity. We are an inclusive workforce which reflects the unique region, community, and customers we serve. In addition to providing an encouraging and positive environment, Council is a smoke free work environment.

Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

Vacancy Description - SMRC - Position Description - Coordinator Library Services.pdf (498 kB) available above under Document/s

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Team Leader Adult Programs and Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Elizabeth Arkles, Coordinator Library Programs and Services 
Contact Number
(03) 8734 2623
Location
Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Team Leader Adult Programs and Services

Location: Plaza Library, Werribee

  • Leading the Adult Programs and Services team to deliver a range of engaging learning programs and services to the community
  • Permanent full-time – Working across our 5 Library branches
  • Salary from $93,157.37 plus super and fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality Library services that meet the needs of our community.  We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success in providing the services our customers know and love.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

Working across our five Library branches, the Team Leader Adult Programs and Services will oversee the management of the Library’s adult programs and services, including Home Library Service and Family & Local History, ensuring they meet the needs of adults in the community, as well as providing a high level of information services.

You will benefit from a supportive team environment and ongoing professional development whilst utilising your diverse library service experience and people skills.

Your proven leadership and people skills, substantial related industry experience and/or relevant tertiary qualifications will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to succeed in this diverse role. Skills in effective planning, time management and excellent communication are essential and experience in events will be highly regarded.

What you’ll deliver

  • Excellent leadership to the Adult Programs and Services team who are based across multiple locations
  • Successful and professional delivery of planned adult programs, including Family and Local History, special events, author visits, competitions and tie-ins with council initiatives, in both online and in person formats
  • Successful and professional delivery of the Home Library Service to housebound residents within Wyndham
  • Successful partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, including community organisations and council service units.
  • A variety of programs and services that support our culturally diverse community within Wyndham.


What you’ll bring

  • Highly developed oral and written communication and organisational skills
  • Experience in planning and delivering programs or events
  • A clear and detailed understanding of public library practices and knowledge of trends in the provision of services and programs for adults
  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Information Management or equivalent with relevant experience or lesser formal tertiary qualifications and substantial relevant related experience.
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind

If you enjoy a busy environment, have a passion for lifelong learning and are keen to encourage community connectedness and a love of reading and books, then we would love to hear from you.

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 Elizabeth ArklesCoordinator Library Programs and Services on (03) 8734 2623.  

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday, 11 July 2021.

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

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Library Coordinator (Hoppers Crossing)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tracey Dunshea, Coordinator Library Operations
Contact Number
(03) 8734 2626
Location
Wyndham City Council , VIC

 

Library Coordinator (Hoppers Crossing)

Location: Manor Lakes

  • Rewarding role leading our Hoppers Crossing Library
  • Permanent full-time hours, based at Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre
  • Salary from $93,157.37 plus super and fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

The position of branch Library Coordinator at the Hoppers Crossing Library is an exciting leadership role, responsible for the provision of a broad range of high-quality Library services to the community.  Your positive and professional approach will have you oversee the day to day operations of the Library branch and ensure the delivery of quality front line services in line with Library policies and procedures.

In the new ‘COVID normal’, public libraries are even more important than ever to enhance social and economic participation with access to digital resources and support for education and training. As the Library Coordinator, play a leading role in delivering these great services to the Wyndham community!

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality Library services that meet the needs of our community.  We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success in providing the services our customers know and love.

What you’ll deliver

  • Provide leadership, motivation and support for staff towards the achievement of service goals and objectives
  • Positive leadership in a team-based environment as you coordinate and run one of our busiest libraries
  • Manage the branch roster including leave allocation and timesheet processing
  • Support and promote the learning and engagement opportunities available at the Library to the Community
  • Work closely with other Library Team members and collaborate with other teams across Wyndham City Council to realise the vision of community participation, lifelong learning, cultural development and well-being
  • Actively participate in the planning and leadership of Wyndham City Libraries as part of the Library leadership team


What you’ll bring

  • Continual improvement mindset, ensuring library services are effectively meeting community needs
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, public library experience highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-centric approach, tailoring library services to achieve great outcomes for the Wyndham community
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of the broader Libraries team
  • Tertiary qualification in Library or Information Management or equivalent
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind


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 Tracey DunsheaCoordinator Library Operations on (03) 8734 2626.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday, 18 July 2021.

Wyndham City Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chrissie Bonsor
Contact Number
E: chrissie.bonsor@monash.vic.gov.au
Location
City of Monash, VIC

 

Librarian

Casual

  • Job no: 493558
  • Categories: Education and Training
  • Casual position
  • $49.34 per hour +  Superannuation (pro rata) 
  • Monash Public Library Service

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About Us

Monash is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery. Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city, close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.

Are you looking for employment that allows you to showcase your customer service skills and passion for public libraries? We are currently looking for qualified librarians with excellent interpersonal and technical skills to undertake the role of Casual Librarians. You must be available for a minimum of 10 hours per week including weekdays & weekends.

About the Position:

Librarians at Monash Public Library Service are pro-active, flexible and committed to providing high quality library & information services to the community.  They work at the library information desk, deliver programs (including technology based sessions to the community) and contribute to the maintenance and development of the library’s collections. As the senior person on duty they ensure our libraries are welcoming spaces and that community needs are responded to.

Skills and Experience:

Communication Skills

  • Be a role model by exercising resilience and demonstrating a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to facilitate effective working relationships within the branch and bibliographic teams
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated high level customer service skills
  • Ability to speak a language other than English is well regarded

IT and electronic resources

  • Demonstrated proficiency in evaluation and use of online resources, e-books, social media and similar technologies
  • Sound skills in troubleshooting IT issues within the branch setting
  • Ability to conduct training sessions for the public

Collection management skills

  • Professional collection management knowledge and awareness of collection management issues as they apply to a public library setting

Requirement of the position:

  • Current tertiary qualification in Librarianship/Information Management and be eligible for ALIA membership

What We Offer:

As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to a vibrant health and well-being program, flexible working arrangements and training opportunities.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications are currently open, with a closing date of Friday 9 July 2021 at 11:55pm.

Enquiries:

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Chrissie Bonsor at chrissie.bonsor@monash.vic.gov.au

Monash Council values flexible working arrangements and embraces workplace diversityinclusion and equity, including children and young people. 

We are committed to being a child safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse.

Position Description

Advertised: 28 June 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 09 July 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Library Administration Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vicki Munro, Manager Woollahra Libraries
Contact Number
02 9391 7101 during business hours
Location
Woollahra Council, NSW

 

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Library Administration Officer

  • Closes: 13 July 2021
  •  Location: Double Bay, New South Wales
  •  Part-time

Description

  • $65,257.65 - $80,994.42 p.a. plus superannuation (pro rata)
  • Permanent part time - Tuesday to Friday (28 hours per week)
  • Join a state-of-the-art library, minutes from Edgecliff Train Station

About the role

An exciting new opportunity has become available at Woollahra Council for an experienced Administration Officer to join Woollahra Libraries on a permanent part time basis.

The Library Administration Officer will be required to provide executive support to the Manager, Woollahra Libraries and provide excellent and responsive customer service, professional administrative support and assistance with the management of the Libraries’ venues up for internal and external events and programs.

About you

In order to succeed in this role, you will have prior high level administrative experience in a similar role with advanced IT and computer skills. You will demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to simultaneously manage varied tasks in an efficient manner.

In return, you will join a close knit and supportive team and offered a long term career opportunity with long service leave after 5 years. 

How to Apply

  • Apply online by clicking the link below or here.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
  • Applications that do not address the selection criteria may not be considered.
  • Please click here to view the position requirements.
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/recruitment_and_selection_process
  • For further information about the role, please contact Vicki Munro, Manager Woollahra Libraries on 02 9391 7101 during business hours

CLOSING DATE: 11:59PM Tuesday, 13th July 2021

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

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Librarian Casual

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Viv Barton
Contact Number
(08) 9205 8593
Location
City of Stirling, WA

 

Librarian Casual

The City of Stirling

As a leading West Australian local government, the City of Stirling is a place where people choose to live, work, visit and invest. We strive to serve our diverse community through providing efficient, responsive and sustainable services. Each year we deliver a range of innovative projects and community programs designed to create vibrant, accessible and thriving neighbourhoods.

The City of Stirling delivers a highly successful library service that provides a welcoming, safe and socially inclusive environment designed to reflect the needs of the local community via six public libraries.  Stirling Libraries are vibrant social meeting places and community hubs offering contemporary library programs, services and resources that connect communities to information, entertainment, resources and opportunities for lifelong learning. 

In serving a growing and evolving community, Stirling Libraries have a strong focus on connecting communities through place-based and digital services, social inclusion and community participation, literacy and lifelong learning, enhancing digital capacities, and strengthening staff capacity to deliver contemporary library programs and services.

About this Opportunity

The City of Stirling is seeking to appoint a suitably passionate and exceptional Librarian with high-level interpersonal skills to support our team on a casual basis. This key role supports the Branch Librarian in the overall management and administration of the branch library, and delivery of library programs and services. 

Selection Criteria

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
  • Initiative and ability to provide team direction and training, and work in a team environment
  • Strong commitment to customer service excellence, innovation and best practice in library service delivery
  • Knowledge of, and experience in planning and delivering programs (within branch and outreach)
  • Well-developed reference and information seeking skills
  • Flexibility to work rostered hours
  • Advanced digital literacy skills in general and library-specific technologies
  • Demonstrated understanding of current library trends, innovation and best practice
  • Demonstrated understanding of public library and community places and their service provision
  • Previous working experience in a library
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Current National Police Clearance (under 3 months)
  • Possession of a current ‘C-A’ (Automatic) or ‘C-B’ (Manual) class driver’s licence allowing the holder to drive legally in Western Australia.

Hours of work:

As a casual employee you will be required to work rostered hours between Monday to Saturday.  across the City’s six libraries: Dianella, Inglewood, Karrinyup, Mirrabooka, Osborne and Scarborough Libraries.

Benefits

This casual position is a Level 5/6 – Inside Workforce Agreement attracts an hourly rate of $34.36-$38.01 plus casual loading. Other benefits include:

  • Ability to purchase leave
  • Free gym facilities for staff located in our admin building
  • 50% discount on gym memberships at Leisure park Balga and Terry Tyzack Aquatic Centre
  • Annual flu vaccinations and skin screening programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible work options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Social club
  • Employee café and breakout area and free parking

How to Apply 

If you’re ready to be a part of team Stirling, please submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply’ button on the City’s website. Further information about the position can be found in the Position Description attached. To be considered for the position your application will consist of a covering letter which includes your claims against the selection criteria and an updated resume.

As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions. Supporting documents should be saved in .doc or .pdf format (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed) Students completing tertiary library and information studies are encouraged to apply.

The City of Stirling is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse workplace. We encourage people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

INTERESTED?

www.stirling.wa.gov.au/employment

Any questions please contact Viv Barton (08) 9205 8593

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 4pm, Monday 5 July 2021

STUART JARDINE PSM I CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

This information is available in alternative formats on request, such as larger fonts. Please contact The Stirling Customer Service Team on (08) 9205 8555.


Attachments: Position Description Librarian June 2021.pdf

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Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Viv Barton
Contact Number
(08) 9205 8593
Location
City of Stirling, WA

 

Library Technician

The City of Stirling

As a leading West Australian local government, the City of Stirling is a place where people choose to live, work, visit and invest. We strive to serve our diverse community through providing efficient, responsive, and sustainable services. Each year we deliver a range of innovative projects and community programs designed to create vibrant, accessible, and thriving neighbourhoods.

The City of Stirling delivers a highly successful library service that provides a welcoming, safe and socially inclusive environment designed to reflect the needs of the local community via six public libraries.  Stirling Libraries are vibrant social meeting places and community hubs offering contemporary library programs, services and resources that connect communities to information, entertainment, resources, and opportunities for lifelong learning. 

In serving a growing and evolving community, Stirling Libraries have a strong focus on connecting communities through place-based and digital services, social inclusion and community participation, literacy and lifelong learning, enhancing digital capacities, and strengthening staff capacity to deliver contemporary library programs and services.

About this Opportunity

The City of Stirling is seeking to appoint a suitably passionate and exceptional Library Technician with high-level interpersonal skills to support our team on a fix term contract basis. This key role supports the Technical Services Librarian and is rresponsible for the supervision of Central Services Officers providing centralised technical services to all City of Stirling Libraries. Responsible for statistical information, subscriptions and cataloguing of book stock under the direction of the Technical Services Librarian.

Selection Criteria

  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of cataloguing standards and procedures
  • Advanced skills in using MS Word and Excel
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills and ability to use initiative
  • Ability to provide team direction and training, and work in a team environment
  • High level of, and commitment to delivering excellence in customer service
  • Previous experience using an automated library management system
  • Current National Police Clearance (under 3 months)
  • Possession of a current ‘C-A’ (Automatic) or ‘C-B’ (Manual) class driver’s licence allowing the holder to drive legally in Western Australia.
  • Possession of a Diploma in Library and Information Services or Associate Degree in Library Technology

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday, flexitime.

Benefits

This casual position is a Level 3/4 – Inside Workforce Agreement attracts an hourly rate of $29.34-$31.32 plus casual loading. Other benefits include:

  • Ability to purchase leave
  • Free gym facilities for staff located in our admin building
  • 50% discount on gym memberships at Leisure park Balga and Terry Tyzack Aquatic Centre
  • Annual flu vaccinations and skin screening programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible work options
  • Paid parental leave
  • Social club
  • Employee café and breakout area and free parking

How to Apply

If you’re ready to be a part of team Stirling, please submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply’ button on the City’s website. Further information about the position can be found in the Position Description attached. To be considered for the position your application will consist of a covering letter which addresses the selection criteria and an updated resume.

As part of your online application form you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and respond to application questions. Supporting documents should be saved in .doc or .pdf format (Applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed)

The City of Stirling is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse workplace. We encourage people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

INTERESTED?

www.stirling.wa.gov.au/employment

Any questions please contact Viv Barton (08) 9205 8593

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 4pm, Monday 5 July 2021

STUART JARDINE PSM I CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

This information is available in alternative formats on request, such as larger fonts. Please contact The Stirling Customer Service Team on (08) 9205 8555.


Attachments:Position Description Library Technician Central Services June 2021.pdf

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Community Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Marcia McGinley, Team Leader Outreach Services
Contact Number
E: Marcia.McGinley@yarracity.vic.gov.au 
Location
City of Yarra, VIC

 

Community Outreach Officer

  • Job no: 495070
  • Work type: Contract
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Categories: Community, Services

Community Outreach Officer

Temporary Part Time – 14 hours per week – until 20 July 2022 (Flexible)

Band 4 -$65,449.56- $70,810.90 + super

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Yarra Libraries Outreach Services team on a temporary part time basis as a Home Library Services officer.

Yarra Libraries serves a diverse and vibrant portion of the inner city and we are looking for someone with good communication skills and excellent judgement who enjoys engaging with a wide variety of people and has confident skills in selecting library materials for others.

The position involves regular manual handling of moderate loads as bags of library items are delivered and collected from patrons’ homes.

This is a temporary part time position, working 14 hours a week including one Saturday in four.

The position is based at the Fitzroy Library and includes regular desk shifts, usually at the Fitzroy Library, but the successful applicant may be required to work at any of Yarra Libraries' five branches.

A current Victorian driver’s license is essential.

Yarra city council is a  Progressive Organisation. We pride ourselves on inclusive culture and diversity . We aim to make a positive difference in people’s lives.

For further information see the position description or contact Marcia McGinley, Team Leader Outreach Services via Marcia.McGinley@yarracity.vic.gov.au 

Position Description:  D13 32861 703674 - Community Outreach Officer - Position Description (002).pdf

Applications close at 11.55 pm on 01 July 2021.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

Advertised: 23 June 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 01 July 2021 11.55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Library Services Support

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

 

Library Services Support

Applications closing on 11 July 2021, 11:00 PM

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 Nunawading Library. 

All applicants are required to read the position description and candidate information pack prior to submitting an application. Available via links on this page. 

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Sally Both
  • A resume
  • Response to the Key Selection Criteria (no more than 200 words)

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

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close Sunday 11 July, 11:00pm

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