Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jim Maguire, Library Manager
Contact Number
(02) 6581 8753
Location
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council, NSW

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Library Assistant

Job No: PMC2020100 | Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Employment Status: Casual

Applications Close Sunday 23 August 2020

We are excited to be growing our library services team. As part of our busy team, you will be responsible for the provision of high quality library services to the Community. In addition, you shall provide support, participation and input in regards to Council’s community engagement activities.

Crucial to the success of this role is your ability to convey, effectively and professionally, a positive Council image when dealing with members of the Community. You will have recent experience in a customer service based role and previous experience in a library environment is desirable but not essential.

These roles will be required to work alternative Saturday’s as per the Library Roster, primarily in the Port Macquarie Branch and additional hours may be available to cover any periods of leave.

To find out more about this role and what skills, qualifications and experience you will require to succeed, please refer to the Position Description and Selection Criteria below.

Remuneration

This is a Grade 7 role, with a starting hourly rate of $30.35 per hour plus casual and shift penalties and superannuation.

Questions?

If you have any questions with regards to this role please contact Jim Maguire, Library Manager, on (02) 6581 8753.

Interested in Applying?

Applications must be submitted no later than Sunday 23 August 2020. Before you apply for the role please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description

Selection Criteria

To apply you will be required to complete an application form below and answer questions, which relate to the essential and desirable criteria for the role. You will also be required to upload a copy of your resume and a cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.

Note

Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical or similar positions for a period of 12 months, including part time and casual roles.

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Casual Library Assistants

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
(02) 4645 5637
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Casual Library Assistants

  • Reference Number: S100-20-775
  • Closing Date: 31-08-2020
  • Employment Type: Casual

 Vacancy Details:

Casual Library Assistants

Salary$35.08ph (inclusive of 25% Casual Loading) + Super

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community.

We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated and flexible casual Library Assistants to join our team. Working across multiple sites, you will have the opportunity to work in state-of-the-art facilities and the ability to work within a team that creatively offer alternative lending collections to reach our growing community.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation.

Essential Criteria:

  • Higher School Certificate and Working with Children Check
  • Demonstrated work experience in a customer service environment
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing and promotional activities
  • Basic knowledge of social networking tools and how they apply to the library
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sound computer literacy and proficiency
  • General knowledge of library policies and practice
  • Ability to effectively organise and prioritise workloads
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment with a customer focus
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO and WHS principles 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Completed or undertaking Certificate 3 in Library and Information Services or equivalent
  • Demonstrated work experience in a public library
  • Demonstrated experience in the presentation of children’s programs

Please ensure when addressing the criteria you relate your skills and experience to the position description.

Further Information: Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services on (02) 4645 5637

Closing Date: 31 August 2020

How to Apply: For the above position visit our website www.camden.nsw.gov.au for a Job Description and full details

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Library Assistant - Part Time 20 Hours

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michelle Birch, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
(02) 4654 7957
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant - Part Time 20 Hours

  • Camden Council Part Time Permanent 14/08/2020
  • Permanent Part time 20 hours pw (5 x 4 hour shifts)
  • Salary$561.20 – $641.20pw + super

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and talented staff member, who is passionate about customer service, to fill this role of Library Assistant in our dynamic Library Services team.

Camden’s Library services is rapidly growing, giving you the opportunity to work from multiple sites.

Work in state-of-the-art facilities, in a programs-based environment that includes alternative lending collections and opportunities to think creatively to reach our growing community. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate customer focused, library assistant to join our professional and friendly library team.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation.

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Please ensure when addressing the criteria you relate your skills and experience to the position description.

Further Information: Michelle Birch, Team Leader Library Services on (02) 4654 7957

Closing Date: 31 August 2020

How to Apply: For the above position visit our website www.camden.nsw.gov.au for a Job Description and full details

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Team Leader Collections and Information Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Elysa Dennis, Coordinator Support & Information Services
Contact Number
02) 8711 7150
Location
Liverpool City Council, NSW

 

Team Leader Collections and Information Services

  • ORGANISATION UNIT: Library Info Services
  • LOCATION: All Library Branches
  • PACKAGE: $85,782.40 - $93,995.57
  • TENURE: 1 x Permanent Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week (across a 7 day Monday-Sunday bandwidth)
  • CLOSING: 25 August 2020
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SYNOPSIS

Excellent opportunity for a leadership role, within a large community focused library service. The Team Leader Library Collections and Information Services directs and supports a team of seven staff.  Providing collections and services for a growing and diverse community. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Purchase, management and promotion of our physical library collections & research databases
  • Leading and supporting the team to provide well used and customer focused collections and information services.
  • Supplier and contract tracking, ensuring quality standards and budget reporting

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information about the position please contact Elysa Dennis, Coordinator Support & Information Services on (02) 8711 7150.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

Click here for a copy of the position description 

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential. 

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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Coordinator Lavington Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
For further information please get in touch with our Human Resources team
Contact Number
02 6023 8700 or hresources@alburycity.nsw.gov.au
Location
Albury City Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Lavington Library

  • Reference Number: S100-20-715
  • Closing Date: 28-08-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

 Vacancy Details

You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Lavington Library including, leading and developing the team and the promotion of innovation and excellence in customer service.

Applications close Friday 28 August 2020

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Learning Hub Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Diana Arias
Contact Number
08 9231 0626
Location
City of Canning, WA

 

Learning Hub Officer

Cannington | Reference: 5172629

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a Learning Hub Officer to join us on a permanent, part time basis to work across our Bentley, Cannington, Riverton and Willetton libraries.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role will report to the Team Leader and be responsible for building effective relationships and delivering an outstanding level of customer service to the Canning community. The successful applicant will effectively support the provision of library services as well as complete administration work room tasks for the ongoing delivery of library services to the community.

  • 38 hours per fortnight
  • $62,495 - $72,202 per annum pro rata + 10.5% super

Applicants will have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a customer focussed role, ideally within a library or learning environment, combined with a current Working with Children Check and current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant will have the desire to be a collaborative team member with the ability to positively contribute to the achievement of team goals, as well as maintain positive workplace relationships with customers and other stakeholders. They will have the ability to prioritise their work, have strong digital literacy skills with a focus on library specific technologies, and have an excellent work ethic.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website http://careers.canning.wa.gov.au where you can access the position description and apply for the position. To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments being your resume and cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Diana Arias on 08 9231 0626. Reference 14-2021

Applications close 5.00pm Tuesday, 25 August 2020

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 25 Aug 2020

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Rockingham, WA

 

Library Assistant

  • Applications Close: 13/08/2020 4:00 PM
  • Location: Administration Building
  • Work Type: Permanent - Full Time
     

Permanent, full-time (average of 38 hours per week, rostered)

About the role

Based at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre, you will assist with the delivery of a vibrant and innovative library and information service to the Rockingham community.

This role involves a variety of duties with a strong focus on providing exceptional customer service and an opportunity to develop new skills.

You will have previous experience in a busy customer service environment and good computer literacy skills, with a passion for learning new programs. You are able to cope under pressure and prioritise tasks efficiently. You communicate effectively with a diverse range of people of all ages and backgrounds.

What we offer

This position offers a cash salary of $63,699 per annum.

We value our employees and offer:

  • Up to 14.5% superannuation
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Two extra public holidays
  • Training and development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, gym memberships etc.

Additional details

An information package is available on our website.

Applications will be accepted until 4.00pm Thursday 13 August 2020 or until a suitable pool of candidates exists. This means that the vacancy may close without notice so, if you are interested in this position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible.

The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants of the following groups are encouraged to apply: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.


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Trainee - Certificate III Library and Information Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Linda Sexton
Contact Number
(07) 4692 0154 within business hours
Location
Toowoomba Regional Council, QLD

 

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Trainee - Certificate III Library and Information Services (2529)

  • Work Type: Traineeship
  • Location: Oakey
  • Applications Close: 17/08/2020 11:45 PM
     

About Council

The Toowoomba Region is about rich traditions and bold ambitions. Our long and proud agricultural history has evolved Toowoomba into Australia’s second largest inland city supporting diverse townships in the Council area and acting as a service centre for South West Qld and North West NSW. The region is boldly forging new opportunities around the Surat Basin resource sector, education, health, transport and massive infrastructure investments. Growth hasn’t come at the expense of liveability though, with Toowoomba twice voted in the top 5 most family friendly cities in Australia.

Toowoomba Regional Council services a regional population of 166,500 and employs a team of approximately 1,800 staff, dedicated and passionate about delivering excellent customer service to the community, residents and visitors throughout the region. We recognise that our success depends upon attracting and retaining skilled and talented staff and offer a wide variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to develop your career.

 KICKSTART YOUR CAREER IN THE LIBRARY THROUGH A TRAINEESHIP WITH TOOWOOMBA REGIONAL COUNCIL

About the role

  • This Traineeship is an entry level training program for people seeking employment as a Library Assistant.
  • The Library and Information Services trainee will work as part of a team to deliver library services within the Oakey Library with an emphasis on customer service, returning and shelving of library stock and assisting with library programs.
  • The wage rate for this position is between $268.00 - $697.00 gross per week (dependant on your level of schooling), plus 17.5% annual leave loading and up to 12.4% superannuation.
  • This is an 18 month temporary full-time traineeship, where you will undertake and complete a Certificate III in Library and Information Services. This position will be based at the Oakey Library.

How to be successful in this position - Success Criteria

  1. Hold the mandatory qualification(s), training and/or experience, as outlined under the Success Criteria in the Position Description (attached).
  2. Ability to commit to the full Traineeship program and competently complete course work and assessment required to complete the Certificate III within specified time-frames.
  3. Possess an interest in pursuing a career within the library field.
  4. Ability to accurately follow directions in a timely manner.
  5. Ability to complete daily tasks neatly and correctly using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite.
  6. Ability to provide quality customer service including the provision of accurate timely advice in a helpful and supportive manner.
  7. Commitment to Council’s Organisational Value and Behaviour of Teamwork.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit two documents:

  1. A completed version of the 'Trainee Cover Letter' document (attached) in two pages or less; and
  2. Your current resume.

Visit our website www.tr.qld.gov.au/jobs for information on how to apply for jobs at Toowoomba Regional Council. Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

For further information

Please contact Linda Sexton on (07) 4692 0154 within business hours.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is at 11.45pm on Monday, 17 August 2020.


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Community Learning Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Diana Arias
Contact Number
08 9231 0626
Location
City of Canning, WA

 

Community Learning Librarian

Riverton | Reference: 5162822

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We now have an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual to join us as a Community Learning Librarian on a temporary, part-time basis.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The role reports to the Manager Community Learning and will be responsible for coordinating the planning, development and delivery of lifelong learning programs and events across all library sites. The successful applicant will undertake network and partnership development to implement the outcomes of the Learning City Strategy.

  • 50 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday
  • Temporary contract until 30 June 2021
  • $77,090 - $81,878 per annum pro rata + 10.5% super

Applicants will have eligibility for ALIA Association, Allied Membership or similar experience; combined with experience developing and delivering innovative community programs and events; as well as a current satisfactory National Police Clearance. The right applicant for the role will have the ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships, partnerships and networks; and have strong time management and organisational skills.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our website http://careers.canning.wa.gov.au where you can access the position description and apply for the position. To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments being your resume and cover letter that addresses the selection criteria listed in the position description.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Diana Arias on 08 9231 0626. Reference 16-2021

Applications close 5.00pm Sunday, 16 August 2020

At the City of Canning, one person can, and does, make a difference every day!

The City of Canning is a "Welcoming and Thriving" place to live and work. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

Applications Close: 12 Aug 2020

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Branch Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Michele Burton, Manager Libraries
Contact Number
(02) 9806 5151
Location
City of Parramatta, NSW

 

Branch Services Coordinator

About the role

The Branch Services Co-ordinator is a member of the library’s management team and is responsible for the supervision and development of the branch services across the library network.

The position is responsible to lead, supervise and mentor branch librarians to provide a high quality information and customer service.

On a daily basis you will:

  • Be responsible for the recruitment, supervision, professional development and performance management of branch librarians.
  • Work together with branch librarians to undertake quality community engagement and capacity building.
  • Develop and maintain written policies and procedures associated with service provision of branches.

About the person

The successful candidate should have the following: 
Qualifications

  • Recognised professional tertiary qualification in Information Science/Librarianship (eligible for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association),or equivalent.

Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity and relevant experience in a library environment Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality customer service in a busy service environment

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality customer service in a busy service environment
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Proven commitment to continuous improvement processes including demonstrated flexibility and responsiveness to changing needs and demand
  • Demonstrated staff management skills.

It would be preferred but not essential for applicants to have:

  • Public library experience
  • Demonstrated skills in training
  • Demonstrated experience in working with and providing services for people from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and communities

What’s on offer?
We are offering an attractive salary from $111,970.12 p.a. plus superannuation. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.


Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Michele Burton, Manager Libraries on (02) 9806 5151.


How to apply?
Candidates MUST apply online at  https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close  11.30pm, 21st August 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium. 


Prohibited persons as defined under the NSW Child Protection Act are not eligible to apply. A copy of a valid Working with Children Clearance must be presented at Interview.   
 

This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.  
 

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.  

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.


Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Position Description available here

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