Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathleen Whelan 
Contact Number
(02) 8495 6468 during business hours
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

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Librarian

  • Posted: 24 Aug
  • Closes: 07 Sep
  • Dee Why, New South Wales
  • Full-time

Description

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Librarian, Temporary - Full-time Role, 70 hours hours per fortnight

Salary Range: $73,980.03 to $85,977.64 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council was created in 2016 through the three councils of Manly, Pittwater and Warringah coming together to deliver the highest quality services to the community. Exciting new infrastructure projects and community programs have quickly demonstrated the positive impact the new council is having.

Role Purpose
The Librarian role is a key role within the Library Services Group. The Librarian provides the technical process knowledge and the advisory subject matter knowledge needed by the various customers of the Library. 

The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and perform a variety of functions which may include collection management, assisting customers to access collections both in hard copy and electronic formats, leading customer front of house functions and assisting with programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer service in a desk or concierge role
  • Provide high quality reference, information, and referral services to the public
  • Assist customers with accessing services or equipment, connecting their own electronic devices and in locating resources
  • Competently operate the library’s computer equipment and software and other office equipment
  • Understand complementary services offered by other libraries, in particular the State Library NSW
  • Assist in the delivery of programs and events as required
  • Shelve items promptly and accurately; maintain shelves and stock in good order
  • Supervise, motivate and coach library staff, or volunteers as required
  • Operate as an effective member of the library team; planning and organising own work and the work of others to meet deadlines and priorities
  • Contribute actively to team meetings and attend Council training as requested
  • Keep up to date with policies and procedures relevant to the operation of the Libraries
  • Maintain own professional education and attend periodic refresher programs as required, and
  • Report and record any unsafe situations, emergency, hazard, incident or damage and deal with this in accordance with Procedures if carrying supervisory responsibilities at the time.
     

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

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There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact Kathleen Whelan on (02) 8495 6468 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 07/09/2020

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Community and Programs Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melanie Mutch, Community Liaison and Programs Co-ordinator
Contact Number
(02) 9847 6568
Location
Hornsby Shire Council, NSW

 

Community and Programs Library Assistant

  • Reference Number: 33
  • Closing Date: 06-09-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

 Vacancy Details:

Salary: $1,403 to $1,564- per fortnight (based on 50 hours pfn) plus 9.5 % superannuation
 

An exciting opportunity exists within our Community Learning and Programs Team for a Library Assistant.

We are seeking to engage an enthusiastic customer oriented person to assist with library programs and activities which include author talks, educational seminars and events.

To be successful you will also need the skills to provide a high standard of customer service, good oral and written communication skills, be flexible, and be studying for a library diploma or degree.

A Working With Children Check is required for this role.

For more information, please contact Melanie Mutch, Community Liaison and Programs Co-ordinator on (02) 9847 6568.

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Coordinator Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Geelong Regional Libraries, VIC

 

Coordinator Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Permanent part-time, 60.8 hours per fortnight

Band 6, $82,751 - $89,624 plus superannuation Pro rata

This is a rare opportunity to own the HSW portfolio in a value-based organisation committed to providing a safe space for our community. Working as part of the People and Business Operations team, you will make your mark and strengthen the existing OHS processes and implement targeted, relevant and effective programs organizational-wide.
This is a stand-alone and hands-on role that requires both the ability to work at operational and strategic levels. You are recognised by your ability to build relationships and work effectively to deliver outcomes. You clearly role model the right behaviours in a positive safety culture and know how to influence and partner effectively. Your focus is on progressing the organisation so GRLC can continue to offer quality service to its customers.
You will be responsible for but not limited to;

  • Leading a safety culture through collaborating with GRLC teams, building strong relationship and providing credible, relevant and timely advice.
  • Establishing a clear, consistent and transparent framework and process for all HSW related activities.
  • Ensuring continuous improvement and supporting programs and initiatives in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Contributing and advising on best practice and opportunities to continue to position our libraries as an inclusive and safe environment for staff and the community.

The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria.
Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

Applications close Sunday 6 September 2020

Digital Marketing Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Darebin, VIC

 

Digital Marketing Officer

  • Permanent, part-time (23.5 hours per week)
  • Circa $75k plus super (pro-rata)
  • Four Darebin Libraries locations as required, currently working from home

About the City of Darebin

Darebin Libraries provides welcoming, inclusive and accessible spaces for our community members to connect, discover and learn. Our libraries (Fairfield, Northcote, Preston and Reservoir) provide equitable and easy access to information, facilities, technology and programs that range from improving personal wellbeing to tackling climate change to educating the community about the safe use of technology. We aim to enrich the lives of our diverse community and create opportunities for lifelong learning.

About the Role

This role requires a proactive and enthusiastic individual to develop campaigns and strategies that engage our community and promote Darebin Libraries across a range of digital platforms. The ability to collaborate is essential in this role, you will need to be able to communicate well with others, be able to exercise discretion and good judgement, and able to take on constructive feedback. This role requires a problem solver, someone who can generate and understand ideas, processes and systems quickly, has excellent time and project management skills, and is a confident self-motivator.

Duties

  • Manage a range of digital applications including content management systems, electronic direct mail and social media platforms
  • Plan, develop and deliver marketing campaigns and promotional strategies that support the strategic directions of Darebin Libraries and engage the Darebin community
  • Write, source, and coordinate content suitable for internal and external communications platforms including social media, websites, newsletters, flyers and media releases
  • Participate in and lead projects relating to digital platforms with a focus on improving the user experience
  • Undertake rostered customer service shifts and associated duties


Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in marketing, communication, advertising or public relations or equivalent
  • Advanced skills in the design, development and implementation of marketing and communication strategies and campaigns for a public library or community organisation
  • Strong writing and editing skills across various channels, with the ability to adapt writing style, tone and voice for different audiences
  • Experience in monitoring and managing conversations, and managing and mitigating risk on social media channels


Culture

Darebin is home to one of the largest, most diverse communities in Victoria in terms of cultures, language (more than 118 languages are spoken), religions, socio-economic background, employment status, occupation and housing needs. You will work for an organisation that proudly values social inclusion, sustainability, engagement and service excellence.

Benefits

  • Be part of a diverse and committed team in a values-driven organisation
  • Work in a supportive team environment with a commitment to collaboration
  • Access ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Access to on-site bicycle parking and many well located public transport options
  • Make a difference by supporting the Darebin community


How to Apply

Start your application by clicking here then the ‘Begin’ button. Candidates must provide a resume, and those who wish to address the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description may do so in their cover letter. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Applications close on Sunday 6 September 2020 at 11.30pm.

The City of Darebin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organisation, or other non-merit factors. Darebin is committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, and thorough ‘Safety Screening’ processes apply.

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Project Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Debra Rosenfeldt
Contact Number
(03) 8664 7041
Location
State Library of Victoria

Project Coordinator

  • VPS 4
  • Fixed-term to 31 December 2020
  • Full-time

Excellent project management skills and a collaborative mindset are critical to this externally focussed role supporting development of public library services across Victoria

About the role:
This position is part of a small team that delivers a wide range of high profile state-wide projects that support development of the Victorian public library sector. Projects cover research, strategy, professional development of library staff, advocacy for libraries and community engagement programs.  The coordinator manages and implements all aspects of selected projects to achieve the required outcomes on time and on budget, in compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, and to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.  The position works collaboratively with a wide range of public library and State Library staff and service providers. It is a challenging and exciting position for someone with proven excellent project management and stakeholder liaison skills, sound knowledge of and enthusiasm for the broad library sector, and commitment to improving community wellbeing.

State Library Victoria promotes a workplace that actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of all people. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ people, and people of all ages and abilities to apply for this role.

How to apply:

A merit-based selection process applies to all Library roles. This role is open to internal and external applicants. To apply, please submit your resume and statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria via the Careers Victoria website.

If you have questions about the role, please contact the recruiting manager, Debra Rosenfeldt (03) 8664 7041

For assistance with the application process, or to discuss options for internal transfers, please contact People at employment@slv.vic.gov.au.

All staff have access to Career Assist through our Employee Assistant Program provider, Converge International. This free and confidential service offers support with career development and planning, resume and job seeking assistance, interview skills and vocational counselling. Appointments can be made by contacting Converge on 1300 687 327 or online: https://www.convergeinternational.com.au/cvi/about-us/contact-us

Applications close: 3 September 2020

Casual Library Customer Service Officer

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

 

Casual Library Customer Service Officer

Castle Hill | Reference: 5182442

About the role:

An opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Customer Service Officer to join our Library Services Team. The successful applicant must be willing to work at any of Council's Libraries. This is a great development opportunity for a candidate who has already started on their Library career either through working in a library or undertaking study and is now looking to further their library experience.

Hours:

  • We operate seven days a week, times vary as rostered

Duties include:

  • Day to day operations in the Library as rostered
  • Process a range of applications, transactions and payments for both Council and Library
  • Resolve customer enquiries and complaints on a range of Library services within agreed guidelines
  • Participate in a range of Library marketing and outreach activities targeting customers from diverse cultures and age groups

About you:

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced customer service officer and will possess:

  1. HSC or equivalent
  2. Current Class C Drivers Licence
  3. Experience in a high volume, fast paced customer focused service environment
  4. Proven experience in the use of technology for service delivery
  5. Experience in dealing with challenging customer interactions
  6. Experience dealing with diverse cultures and age groups

Working with us:

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

Position details:

Casual role, Position Number T13500, Salary: Circa/from $42 per hour (including casual loading) + Superannuation + Other Benefits

Next steps:

Please review the Role Statement and Job Demands available on Council's Careers Page and submit your application online at www.thehills.nsw.gov.au by 5pm on Sunday 31 August 2020.

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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

Applications Close: 31 Aug 2020

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Library Customer Service Officer

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

 

Library Customer Service Officer

Castle Hill | Reference: 5182472

About the role:

An opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced Customer Service Officer to join our Library Services Team. Based initially at Castle Hill Library the successful applicant must be willing to work at any of Council's Libraries. This is a great development opportunity for a candidate who has already started on their Library career either through working in a library or undertaking study and is now looking to further their library experience.

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 7 hours per day as rostered and one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) every 6 weeks

Duties include:

  • Day to day operations in the Library as rostered
  • Process a range of applications, transactions and payments for both Council and Library
  • Resolve customer enquiries and complaints on a range of Library services within agreed guidelines
  • Participate in a range of Library marketing and outreach activities targeting customers from diverse cultures and age groups

About you:

To be considered for this role you will be an experienced customer service officer and will possess:

  1. HSC or equivalent
  2. Current Class C Drivers Licence
  3. Experience in a high volume, fast paced customer focused service environment
  4. Proven experience in the use of technology for service delivery
  5. Experience in dealing with challenging customer interactions
  6. Experience dealing with diverse cultures and age groups

Working with us:

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

Position details:

Permanent full time role, Position Number S0529, Salary: Circa/from $61k pa + Superannuation + Other Benefits

Next steps:

Please review the Role Statement and Job Demands available on Council's Careers Page and submit your application online at www.thehills.nsw.gov.au by 5pm on Sunday 31 August 2020.

Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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

Applications Close: 31 Aug 2020

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Branch Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nathaniel Ola-Roberts
Contact Number
(02) 9839 6617
Location
Blacktown City Council, NSW

 

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Branch Librarian

Job No: BC1562 | Location: Blacktown, NSW

Blacktown is a vibrant city located in the very heart of Greater Sydney, half-way between Sydney City and the Blue Mountains. It is a city of ambition and excitement. With a total of 48 residential suburbs, and population of 395,000 coming from more than 180 different birthplaces, Blacktown City is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working in Blacktown City provides a wealth of professional opportunities. Blacktown City Council is the largest Council in New South Wales, 4th largest in Australia and a leader in the development of the Western Sydney region. With almost unmatched growth expected over the next 25 years, we are on an exciting journey of transformation to prepare for a population of more than 550,000. There has never been a more exciting time to join one of Sydney’s most dynamic and high-performing Councils as we continue to deliver outstanding levels of service for our proud and diverse community and prepare our great city for the future.


About the opportunity

Blacktown City Libraries has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Librarian to join the team in the delivery of effective customer service.

Reporting to Customer Services Coordinator, you will work as a team member to provide effective customer focused library service to the community, work cooperatively with other Branch Librarians and teams to deliver relevant outreach programs and activities.

You will also be a proficient user of current technologies, and be innovative. 


Qualifications and experience

Essential:

  • Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Eligible for professional membership of ALIA
  • Previous library experience.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in both a team and independently
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Relevant computer skills, including experience in the use of electronic and online resources
  • Availability to work flexible working hours, including evenings and weekends as rostered
  • Experience in library promotional activities
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Experience in cash handling
  • Experience in library relocation and/or refurbishment
  • First aid certification
  • Ability to speak a community language
  • Current Class ‘C’ driver’s licence.

Remuneration and benefits
The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

  • A competitive salary range of $1,265.50 - $1,417.40 (Grade 8) per week will be offered based on skills, qualifications and experience
  • 35 hour working week
  • Opportunity to participate in Council's flextime arrangement
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements (where applicable), 9.5% employer superannuation contribution payable to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

Our commitment to safety

Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random tests, tests where there may be reasonable suspicion and / or post reportable incident testing for Council workers.

Position description 

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  1. Have your resume and any other relevant documentation ready to attach. 
  2. Have a personal email address ready to use and complete your application without 'logging-out' of the system.
  3. Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application.
     

Closing Date:           28 August 2020     

Contact Officer:       Nathaniel Ola-Roberts on (02) 9839 6617

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Librarian – Collection Development

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Clive Crocker, Branch/Senior Librarian – Spearwood
Contact Number
(08) 9411 3802
Location
City of Cockburn, WA
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Librarian – Collection Development

The City of Cockburn is dynamic and rapidly growing. It provides its employees with generous employment conditions and highly desirable lifestyle benefits including:

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • Generous superannuation (up to 14.5%)
  • Professional development opportunities i.e. Great study assistance (50% HELP contribution)
  • Additional 2 days of leave per year
  • Free Cockburn ARC gym membership
  • Wellness programs

The City

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 115,000, the City is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

Situated just 22km south of the Perth CBD, Cockburn boasts an amazing coastline, beautiful beaches and parks, and is supported by a rich mix of community facilities and diverse employment opportunities.

The Position

The library service is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to oversee collections within Spearwood library and assist the Branch Manager – Spearwood in the development and supervision of the branch.

The principle responsibility of the position is to develop collections in accordance with customer demand and expectations and actively promote them to our community through the library website, social media and other means of online engagement.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications and eligibility for professional Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association.
  • Developed organisational, communication and time management skills.
  • Sound knowledge of contemporary library practice, especially information retrieval skills, cataloguing, information organisation and criteria for stock selection.
  • Widely read, with a good knowledge of literature at all levels.
  • An understanding of automated library management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in using social media and other means of online engagement to promote library collections and services and collect customer feedback.

Salary: $76,525- $81,411 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Information: Clive Crocker, Branch/Senior Librarian – Spearwood on (08) 9411 3802.

How to Apply: Please read the attached position description and selection criteria for a full understanding of the role before applying.Then click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button on the City’s webpage (www.cockburn.wa.gov.au/employment) and complete the online application.

Close Date: Friday 28 August 2020 at 6.00 pm.

The City of Cockburn reserves the right to commence recruitment prior to this date.

The City of Cockburn is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applicants are required to demonstrate a commitment to the City of Cockburn values of Safety, Customer Service, Excellence, Accountability and Sustainability.
 

Attachments: Position Description - Librarian Collection Development.pdf

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Library Assistant Permanent Part-time (Gunning)

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Location
Upper Lachlan Shire Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant Permanent Part-time (Gunning)

Closes 18/8/2020

Are you an enthusiastic, customer-orientated person who has good communication skills? We currently have an exciting Library Assistant permanent part-time position in our Library Services team.

The successful applicant will be primarily based at the Gunning Library and will work up to 29 ½ hours per fortnight, including one to two Saturday shifts a month. Some additional hours may be required to relieve other staff at Crookwell and Gunning Libraries.

Further information, including details of how to apply, are available here, from Council Offices, or by contacting Council’s Human Resource Coordinator on (02) 4830 1000.

  • Salary: Grade 3 Step Minimum $26.09 per hour, plus superannuation, plus a 25% penalty rate for weekend work
  • Closing Date: 4pm Tuesday 18 August 2020
  • Enquiries: Human Resource Coordinator, 4830 1000

Colleen Worthy
GENERAL MANAGER
P O Box 42
GUNNING NSW 2581

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