Team Member Library E Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samantha Leung - Team Leader Library eServices
Contact Number
0436 334 497
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW



Team Member Library E Services

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Salary starting from $61,050 p/a + 9.5% super
  • Canterbury/Bankstown Location

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Team Member Library eServices.

The purpose of this role is to develop, coordinate and deliver engaging and innovative digital library collections and services. To provide specialist knowledge and professional support regarding digital collections, online databases, social media applications and associated technologies.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week and rostered weekend work. Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $61, 050 pa plus 9.5% Super.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the development and implementation of strategies and plans regarding the Library’s eServices.
  • Actively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to support the development, maintenance and efficient delivery of the Library's eCollections, online databases, social media and eTechnologies, including but not limited to, digital signage.
  • Develop and maintain a Library web presence which is interactive, utilises new and emerging technologies and improves access.
  • Regularly monitor online services to ensure continual access.
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection and implementation of eCollections and online databases.

*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description

Essential Criteria:

  • Eligible for membership of Australian Library and Information Association or experience relevant to the duties stated below;
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to delivering quality customer service
  • Demonstrated high level skills and experience with eCollections, online databases, social media applications and associated technologies
  • Demonstrated awareness of changing trends and innovations in public library practice in relation to social media and digital engagement
  • Proven ability to identify, evaluate, recommend and implement new digital technologies
  • Ability to effectively monitor systems and processes to ensure continuous access
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal), including high level English skills
  • Demonstrated ability to design, develop and deliver high quality training programs to staff with different skill levels and from diverse backgrounds; conduct training needs analysis and evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team environment, providing a positive, professional and co-operative approach to working with others.
  • Experience/knowledge of legal compliance responsibilities with eResources

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices (Available from October 2020)
  • Access to health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to further training and development
  • Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11:59pm, Sunday 14 February, 2021

For more information, please contact Samantha Leung - Team Leader Library eServices on 0436 334 497

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Casual Librarians

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


Casual Librarians

Applications closing on 14 February 2021, 11:00 PM


  • Casual
  • $40.06 per hour (+ casual loading)

Are you an enthusiastic and customer service focused librarian with strong information skills looking for a casual employment opportunity?

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries are seeking qualified librarians to join their casual pool.

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries continues to operate as one of the most actively used public library services in Victoria. Our services are available to the whole community through eight physical locations, Outreach, Home Library Services and the library website. Our Libraries are fundamental to connecting a culturally diverse community and provide opportunities for our community to read, learn and create.

If you have:

  • Formal qualifications in Librarianship / Information Management and eligibility for ALIA membership
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A high level of confidence and skills in the use of information technology
  • Flexibility to work a range of shifts, including evenings and weekends on a casual basis
  • Confidence in delivering technology classes to the community
  • A love of library programs and events

Then we would like to hear from you.

Applicants must hold or be willing to acquire a Working with Children Check Card and must be willing to undergo a National Police Record Check.  It is a condition of employment that all employees can be required to work at any of the eight Whitehorse Manningham Libraries branches.

All applicants are required to read the position description prior to submitting an application.  For instructions on how to apply and a copy of the position description click on the links. All applications must include a cover letter, a statement addressing the key selection criteria (see position description) and resume and should be submitted via the Apply Here link.

Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

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

Applications close 11.00pm Sunday 14 February 2021

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Library Acquisitions Support Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Brandt McCook, Senior Collection & Resources team leader
Contact Number or (03) 9209 6393
City of Port Phillip, VIC


Library Acquisitions Support Team Leader

Acquisitions Librarian

  • Band 5, $70,608 pro rata plus 9.5% Super
  • Permanent part-time (21 hours/week)
  • Library branch locations – St. Kilda, Albert Park, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, Emerald Hill 

About the Organisation

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more.   

About the Role

This position is a frontline customer service role with a clear collection focus to help ensure that acquisition procedures are maintained. The role will also provide excellent customer and information services as part of a dynamic frontline team, across the five branches of the Port Phillip Library Service. The position’s primary location will be the main St. Kilda branch Library.  


  •  Initiate customer engagement to maximise access to library and Council resources and information
  •  Resolve library user concerns and queries in a friendly, courteous and well-informed manner
  •  Develop approaches to address heavy reservation queues for hardcopy items, and ensure that electronic collections are kept up to date
  •  Actively maintain acquisition procedures in line with the Collection Development Protocol and ensure that library user requests are responded to in a timely manner
  •  Undertake library branch desk shifts, including a weekly evening and weekends as rostered

 Skills and Experience

  •     Librarianship qualification recognised by the ALIA (Australian Library and Information Association) or other relevant qualification and experience in a public library service 
  •    Driver’s licence or independent alternative mode of transport
  •    Current Working with Children Check
  •    Experience in service delivery in an environment that focuses on meeting community expectations through the provision of high-quality information services and programs 
  •    Demonstrated knowledge and experience managing both physical and electronic resources and collections
  •    Demonstrated experience with a Windows environment and Microsoft Office


People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace.  We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.


·    We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs.

·    Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation.

·    Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well- regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

How to Apply

Click APPLY.

All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Brandt McCook, Senior Collection & Resources team leader, , or (03) 9209 6393

Applications close midnight Monday 08 February 2021

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact Barb Lawrence (HR Business Partner) on 0466 859 533 or email:

City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation, so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Position Description can be downloaded above under Document/s

Community and Digital Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexis Adams, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
(07) 4783 9800
Burdekin Shire Council, QLD



Community and Digital Programs Officer

 Job Vacancy 21/09 

The Burdekin is located just 70km south of Townsville, where unspoilt natural beauty meets a thriving rural community right on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef. Famous for its abundant sunshine and rich agriculture, the shire’s most important asset is water. The Burdekin River combined with a massive underground aquifer and the Burdekin Falls Dam make the district drought resistant.

Council is seeking applications for a Community and Digital Programs Officer to develop, plan, facilitate, deliver, and promote innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) related programs, activities and learning opportunities that engage the creative needs and talents of the community.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Develop strong and effective community partnerships to increase community access to library services and community development outcomes.
  • Develop, promote and deliver services and events both internally and throughout the community that encourage lifelong learning and community use of library services and library resources and services.

  • Implement, promote and deliver learning programs on topics including, but not limited to, digital literacy, information literacy, creative and emerging technologies, social media and online resources utilising the library’s innovation centre.

  • Contribute to the development of strategic and operational plans in consultation with the Manager Library Services and Library Staff.

  • Maintain an awareness of current and emerging technologies and trends in the provision of public library digital literacy through participation in various professional learning opportunities.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.

The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($82,016pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

Applications for 21/09 – Community and Digital Programs Officer should include:

  • A cover letter.
  • A current resume.
  • Statements addressing the selection criteria.
  • Copies of relevant qualifications and licences.

Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods (Word or PDF format is preferable):

  • Email –
  • Mail – Confidential Application No. 21/09, PO Box 974, Ayr Qld 4807

Applications close on Monday, 15 February 2021 at 5.00pm. For further information please contact Alexis Adams, Library Services Manager on (07) 4783 9800.

It is essential to respond to each criterion explaining how you have demonstrated each skill or quality and including examples from your work experiences. Short-listing of candidates will be based upon an assessment of how well the following selection criteria are addressed.

Selection Criteria


  1. A tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management or Information Technology, or substantial equivalent experience across fields including education and community development.
  2. Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver training and learning programs and support and develop a range of community programs to increase library engagement.
  3. Proven and current knowledge of technology including online resources, mobile device technology, social media applications and emerging technologies and their application to community outcomes.
  4. Strong customer focus, with demonstrated customer service skills and an ability to provide IT support and coaching.
  5. Well developed, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of individuals and stakeholders.
  6. Queensland Blue Card – Working with Children.
  7. Class C Drivers Licence

Position Description available for download under Document/s above

Customer Experience Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Martin or Beth Luppino
Contact Number
0409 230 264 or 0439 814 787
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC


Customer Experience Librarian

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Customer Experience Librarian (Parental Leave Backfill)
Bunjil Place Library

Band 5, Part time – 21 hours per week, plus rostered weekends, commencing March 2021 – May 2022
Salary range $40.2479 – $46.8052 per hour plus superannuation

As part of the Leadership Team at Bunjil Place Library you will assist with staffing, collections, adult programs, services and facilities to help ensure that Bunjil Place provides outstanding visitor experiences and build capacity in our communities.

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding CCL Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team based environment
  • A focus on the achievement of CCL strategic goals and plans
  • A strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Experience in staff management and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of future trends in the Library and Information sector
  • Experience working with library collections
  • The ability to foster partnerships with external organisations that extend the profile, brand and service reach for CCL beyond the four walls of the branch

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description. Please email applications directly to

Contact Melissa Martin 0409 230 264 or Beth Luppino 0439 814 787 for further information

Applications close Sunday 7th February (6pm)

Doveton Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Beth Luppino or Melissa Martin
Contact Number
0439 814 787 or 0409 230 264
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC


Doveton Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)
Doveton Library

Band 5, Full time – 35 hours per week, plus rostered weekends, commencing March 2021 – April 2022
Salary range $40.2479 – $46.8052 per hour plus superannuation

As part of the regional Leadership Team, you will ensure that CCL provides outstanding visitor experiences and build capacity in our communities. You will manage the collections, adult programs, services and facilities at Doveton Library and foster community partnerships with local organisations. Experience working with diverse and vulnerable communities would be an advantage.

You will work closely with the adjacent ‘Autumn Place’ hub and other partners to activate the precinct.

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding CCL Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team based environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • A focus on the achievement of CCL strategic goals and plans
  • A strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Experience in staff management and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of future trends in the Library and Information sector
  • Experience managing library collections
  • The ability to foster partnerships with external organisations that extend the profile, brand and service reach for CCL beyond the four walls of the branch

Contact Beth Luppino 0439 814 787 or Melissa Martin 0409 230 264 for further information

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.

Please email applications directly to

Applications close on Sunday 7th February 2021 (6pm)

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th February 2021

Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jess Nichols or Sue Walters
Contact Number
(03) 5949-4600
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC


Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time)

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time, Parental Leave Backfill)
Emerald Library

Band 4, Part time – 19.50hrs hours per week plus weekend shifts (may include night shift) February 19th 2021 to 26th November 2021
Salary range $36.0528 – 38.9514 per hour plus superannuation

The Emerald Library team is looking for a children’s youth officer to deliver a range of programs – Baby Time, Tinies Time, Pre-school Storytime, book clubs for primary school students and school holiday programs.

 The Children’s and Youth team also provide both inhouse and outreach service to local schools, kinders and Maternal Child and Health centres.

 This is a great opportunity for someone with library experience and qualifications and/or a teacher wanting to gain wider children’s and youth experience.

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.

Please email applications directly to

Contact the Emerald Team Leaders – Jess Nichols or Sue Walters on (03) 5949-4600 for further information.

Applications close Sunday January 31st, 2021 at 6pm

Expression of Interest - Executive Officer (QPLA)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Queensland Public Libraries Association, QLD


Expression of Interest - Executive Officer

1.      Scope

Expressions of interest are invited for the supply of administrative services for the Queensland Public Libraries Association (QPLA) as per the attached specification.

2.      Process

Please complete and return an Expression of Interest via email to:                   

Expressions of Interest must be received by Friday 5 February 2021.

3.      Evaluation Process

Expression of Interest applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Technical skills and knowledge
  • Relevant experience
  • Relevant timeframes for completion of work

Respondents are required to supply sufficient information to allow for QPLA to make a considered evaluation of the Expression of Interest. Applicants must provide a two page response to the criteria under the following areas – technical skills and knowledge, relevant experience, relevant timeframes for completion of work and fee schedule.

In addition to providing responses to the criteria please provide a resume that includes the name and contact details of two referees able to comment on your experience with similar work. Please include their name, address, telephone and email.

About QPLA

Queensland Public Libraries Association is the peak representative body for public libraries in Queensland. QPLA liaises with key stakeholders and decision makers on current issues; arranges training and networking opportunities for members; markets the role and value of public libraries and facilitates cooperative projects.

Administrative Services Responsibilities include:

Core Skills

  • Provision of administrative support to the Board;
  • Minuting of meetings;
  • Preparation of correspondence as required;
  • Preparation and distribution of regular communication to member libraries;
  • Preparation of agendas in consultation with the Secretary;
  • Support with the coordination and administration of events and activities; and
  • Maintenance of Association records and register of members.

Following skills highly regarded

  • Development of content and contribution of ideas for the creation and curation of digital content;
  • Use of social media tools; and
  • Maintenance of Association website.

Please provide information in relation to the following criteria:

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • High level oral and written communication skills relevant to the preparation of minutes, correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and other documents;
  • Good working knowledge of WordPress and/or similar web platforms;
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of records management and archival processes;
  • Ability to work across multiple media platforms – social media;
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of contemporary public library practice;
  • High level planning and organisational skills with the ability to focus on detail and meet deadlines; and
  • Ability to select and exercise an appropriate range of analytical, problem solving and investigative skills / techniques as required.

Relevant Experience:

  • Recording of minutes of meetings and preparation of meeting agendas;
  • Website maintenance;
  • Use of a wide range of social media tools;
  • Preparation of e-newsletters;
  • Experience in coordination and administration of conferences, events and activities.

Relevant timeframes for completion of work

Please indicate timeframes for completion of items including: 

  • Minutes following meetings;
  • Updates to website and use of social media tools; preparation of e-newsletters;
  • Rewriting and editing print and digital copy to improve readability;
  • General correspondence as required; and
  • Response time to QPLA committee members.

Visit the QPLA website

Home Library Technician – Ryde Library Service

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Angela Phippen
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8353
City of Ryde Council, NSW


Home Library Technician – Ryde Library Service

Job No: COR869 \ Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Exciting career opportunity to join one of Sydney's most progressive Library Services
  • Community focused role
  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Permanent full-time position

About Us

The City of Ryde Library Service comprises five branches as well as a significant online library. Our libraries provide a key service to the community for local residents of all ages, students, visitors and workers.  They are lively, busy places and serve a culturally diverse customer base.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and conscientious individual to join Ryde Library Service as the Home Library Technician, directly reporting to the Senior Coordinator of Library Programs. You will be passionate about making a difference to the lives of our seniors, homebound and CALD community groups. Your responsibility will be to co-ordinate and oversee the Home Library Service and work collaboratively with the Programs Team to deliver other community events and programs.

You will be committed to a high customer service focus to meet the needs of the City’s diverse community. You will hold a good understanding of the role of public libraries, and the ability to contribute to the continuous improvement and development of library services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a high quality, efficient and effective Home Library Service
  • Use your strong aptitude for readers advisory work for the selection of materials to Home Library Service clients and the co-ordination of external courier deliveries
  • Review processes and make recommendations for improvement in the Home Library Service
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to assist in the delivery of community focussed programs and services
  • Use your knowledge of and enthusiasm for information technology, and troubleshooting ability for the effective and efficient delivery of Library services
  • Consistently provide excellent customer service

Your commencing salary is negotiable up to $67,198.63 (plus Superannuation) depending on your experience and qualifications.  Please note that this position involves regular rostered weekend and evening shifts.

Note: This is a Child Related position and employment is subject to verification of the Working With Children Check status. The cost of obtaining a WWC clearance is at the applicant's expense. For more information please go to the Office of the Children's Guardian website.

Culture & Benefits

  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Opportunity to sign up and become a fitness passport member
  • Uniform and equipment supplied
  • Learning & Development opportunities (training, opportunities to relieve in higher paid positions, etc)
  • Collaborative team environment who are passionate about the services they provide
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (monthly fresh fruit delivery, skin checks, flu vaccinations, etc)

How to apply

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process.  Please note you do not need a “password” to use our on-line application system, however, you will need to complete your application without “logging-out” of the system.  

In addition to answering the on-line questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process.  Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 

Closing Date:  Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 11:30pm. Previous applicants need not apply. 

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Angela Phippen on (02) 9952 8353 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Community Outreach Librarian

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


Community Outreach Librarian

Job No: MCCLIBExt010 | Location: MidCoast NSW

About the MidCoast Region

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

Our organisation

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

The role

We are currently seeking a dynamic, customer-focused Librarian to manage a team providing outreach programs to the local MidCoast community. Reporting to Manager Libraries and Community Services, the role of Customer Outreach Librarian will be responsible for coordinating regular outreach and early literacy programs, as well as a wide range of library events. This will involve handling budgets, submission writing, program development and delivery, staff liaison, reporting and evaluation. You will develop networks and strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to best tailor innovative programs to serve the needs of our community. 

The person

To be successful in this position you will have outstanding customer service skills, experience in developing programs and events, a passion for the promotion of literacy and a recognised qualification in Information and Library Studies (Librarian), or relevant tertiary qualification. This position will be managing a team of six direct reports and will require a competent people leader with demonstrated experience in a similar capacity. 

The package: Commencing salary circa $74,000.00 p.a. plus superannuation. 

The benefits:  

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

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

Tenure: Permanent Full Time.

How to apply: 

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

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

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

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

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 11:30pm


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