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Children’s and Youth Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sofia Silvestri
Contact Number
(02) 8757 9425
Location
Cumberland City Council, NSW

 

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Children’s and Youth Librarian

Job No: CC220215 | Location: Auburn

Cumberland City Council is located within the fast-growing Central City District and is on the doorstep of two of Greater Sydney’s new cities, between the Greater Parramatta and Olympic Park (GPOP) area and the new Western Parkland City. The Central City District is benefiting from unprecedented city-scale infrastructure investments, making this an exciting time to join Cumberland.

Located 20km west of Sydney on Dharug country, with a population of 240,000 residents, Cumberland is the fourth most populous LGA in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia, with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Our people are focused on driving community outcomes, programs and services to innovate, inspire and deliver change for the community we represent.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfil its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

The Library Services team provides a range of Library services and programs for the community across the Cumberland City Council Library Service.

Reporting to the Team Leader Library Programs and Information Services, the Children's and Youth Librarian is responsible for programming services and collections specifically for children and young people aged 0-16 years over all Cumberland Library locations.

The successful applicant will require:

  • Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent experience and eligible for Associate membership of ALIA 
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills, with a proven ability to relate to children 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team in a public library environment 
  • Ability to relate well to children 
  • Demonstrated high level analytical, investigative and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously whilst managing competing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate tasks effectively
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues and trends in the Library profession, especially pertaining to programs for children and young people
  • Experience in collection development
  • Current Working with Children Check  
  • Current Class C Driver's Licence 

Download the position description here for more information. 

Position information: This is a permanent, full-time position, working a 70 hour fortnight, working Monday to Saturday 8:00am to 8:00pm on a rostered basis, with access to Council's 9 day fortnight Rostered Day Off (RDO) arrangement. 

This role is will rostered to work at Auburn and Merrylands Libraries, however you will be required to work across any branch of the Cumberland City Council Library Service. 

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

Salary information: The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award.

  • Grade 10 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $1,435.72 to $1,651.07 per week, plus 10% superannuation
  • The commencing salary will be negotiated, taking into consideration the successful applicant's qualifications, skills and experience related to the role

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

  • We promote work-life balance and offer flexible working arrangements including working from home opportunities
  • Training and professional development opportunities available to develop skills and grow your career
  • Leave entitlements including annual leave, 15 days personal leave per year, parental leave and access to Long Service Leave after five (5) years (where applicable)
  • Three (3) additional grant days of paid leave over Christmas (where applicable)
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs to support our staff by providing access to online professional learning, paid leave to undertake annual skin checks, COVID-19 vaccinations and to donate blood
  • Subsidies to assist with the cost of wellness and fitness activities
  • Free access to Council owned swimming pools
  • Access to Council's Fitness Passport Program and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

ABOUT US

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks required for the position. This may include criminal record checks, qualification and licence checks, and proof of the right to work in Australia (please refer to the position description for the specific qualifications and requirements for this role). Copies of sighted documents will be kept by Council for its records as proof of verification.

Council's COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure has been designed and adopted to protect the health and safety of our people, our customers and the community. It is a condition of employment that all applicants produce evidence of their vaccination status as part of the employment screening process.

EnquiriesTelephone Sofia Silvestri on (02) 8757 9425 for further information.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 5 June 2022

 HOW TO APPLY

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vicki Smith
Contact Number
T: (02) 8495 6469 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

 

Librarian

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  • Location: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Librarian, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week (2 positions available) 
  • Salary Range: $75459.63 to $87697.19 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

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

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 Vicki Smith on (02) 8495 6469 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 03/06/2022. Previous applicants need not apply. 

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Young People's Services Librarian

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

 

Young People's Services Librarian

Fixed term, up to 30 June 2023

Full-time (an average of 76 hours per fortnight)

The City of Rockingham is located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is one of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area.  We are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT.  These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

Based at the Warnbro Community Library you will provide library services to the community, ensuring all available services are provided to children and young people, and contribute to the efficient operation of the Library as a whole.

To be the successful candidate, you will have experience in a customer focussed environment and are able to communicate effectively with children, youth and their parents. You have demonstrated skills in problem solving and time management and are able to demonstrate these skills along with your ability to use initiative.

You have proven experience in planning, promoting and organising events and programs, particularly with a community focus. You work well in a team environment and are able to establish and maintain positive work relationships with different government authorities, education institutions and individual stakeholders. You have a passion for increasing literacy among children and young people, and for promoting library services and resources to residents.

You possess a tertiary qualification in library services and/or early childhood education. A ‘C’ class driver’s licence and use of own vehicle is essential as in this role you will be required to drive between the City’s libraries.

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria as part of your online application:

  1. Tertiary qualification in Librarianship/and or Early Childhood Education (eligibility for Associate Membership of Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)).
  2. Demonstrated initiative and problem solving and time management skills.
  3. Ability to work in a team environment.
  4. Experience in a field of Young People’s Services, library services or early childhood education including planning promoting and implementing community programmes and events.
  5. Knowledge of services to children and youth and the ability to communicate and relate effectively with children, youth and their parents.
  6. Well developed technology skills including audio-visual equipment and proven capacity to operate a variety of computer programs and applications including social media tools.
  7. High level of customer service delivery.

We are offering a gross salary of $74,256 per annum, and:

  • 11% superannuation plus the opportunity to co-contribute up to 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes

If successful you will be required to provide proof of being fully COVID-19 vaccinated.

An information package is available on our website.

Applications must be submitted online by 5pm, Sunday 29 May 2022

In the interests of fairness and equity, late applications will not be accepted.

Don’t be fooled by the ‘closing date’ that appears on our website – we have to put a date in but the reality is that applications will close without notice when the City considers it has a suitable pool of potential candidates.  If you are interested and have the right skills for either position, we highly recommend you apply as soon as possible.  Now is good!

The City of Rockingham encourages candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

Attachments:Information Pack - Young People\'s Services Librarian - May 2022.pdf

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Team Leader Library Services (Community Development)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Darren von Bergheim, Coordinator Library Services
Contact Number
08 9405 5949.
Location
City of Wanneroo , WA

 

Team Leader Library Services (Community Development)

  • Permanent, Full time
  • Salary from $87,916 to $93,421 per annum, plus superannuation
  • Exciting opportunity to join a growth Council and lead a team to deliver exceptional customer service experiences


About the City of Wanneroo

The City of Wanneroo is a diverse and flexible environment that offers a range of career opportunities where you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the local community and our people. Our vibrant and inclusive team is what makes the City an enjoyable and rewarding place to be.

We celebrate all diversity and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to consider working for a Local Government organisation that values who you are. Bring your skills, knowledge and commitment to a team that is welcoming and enthusiastic about you joining us!


About the position

We are looking for a reliable and energetic individual with great communication skills who has a passion for contemporary library practices with a strong focus on community development and customer service.

Reporting to the Coordinator Library Services and as part of a broader leadership team, the role will help drive excellence in the provision and delivery of localised library services through strong leadership and community engagement. Strategically guided by Cultural Development management, the role is responsible for managing the effective daily operations of a branch library, confronting challenges and leading within a change environment.

This role leads and manages staff whilst collaborating and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver library and community services and activities. Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Daily operations of a library branch including supervising, training, and scheduling staff, providing information and services, and modelling customer service;
  • Meeting current and future community needs through a focused and effectively targeted service;
  • Ensuring that all staff are providing a high quality customer focused service to library patrons;
  • Developing and implementing programs, and procedures for the branch; coordinating activities and programs with other library teams, functions and locations;
  • Managing and driving staff performance in a fair and equitable manner; and
  • Leading the delivery of services and activities while maintaining an attractive library including collection, displays and building.

About you

We are seeking a driven and passionate leader with high-level communication skills and experience in community engagement and customer service.

Your professional experience and knowledge will ensure a well-developed understanding of what a contemporary public library service provides to our growing community, inclusive of a quality customer experience that is truly welcoming, responsive and inclusive.

We are looking for a high energy individual who empowers others and has the drive and ambition to succeed. As such, you will be able to demonstrate through your resume and covering letter that you meet the following capabilities:

  • University degree in relevant discipline in relevant discipline such as Library and Information Science, Community Development, or equivalent is required;
  • The ability to lead a team, particularly in a high pressure customer focussed environment;
  • Experience in analysis, planning, analysis, coordination, delivery and supervision of community and library services;
  • Exceptional communication and influencing skills; and
  • Experience in community engagement and customer service environments.

Why work for the City of Wanneroo

The City offers a range of employment benefits including:

  • generous matching of superannuation contributions up to a combined total of 15%;
  • five weeks annual leave;
  • a work-life balance program providing flexible work practices (subject to operational requirements);
  • up to 12 weeks paid parental leave;
  • purchase leave (subject to operational requirements);
  • professional development opportunities;
  • an inclusive, welcoming office environment; and
  • an opportunity to reduce your commute and work in a goal-driven professional team closer to home.

To find out more about our benefits, click here!

Interested?

If this position sounds like your next career step - and you're keen to spend less time commuting and more time doing the things you're passionate about - then apply now. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Reference Number:  18300

Close date: 30 May 2022 (10:00pm AWST)

For further information regarding the position visit the City of Wanneroo website or contact Darren von Bergheim, Coordinator Library Services on 08 9405 5949.

The City of Wanneroo complies with all State Government public health orders and directives related to COVID19  Mandatory vaccination of critical workers in WA.  Applicants and current employees must therefore be willing to provide evidence of their vaccination status as requested by the City in order to continue to comply with all State Government public health orders and directives, current and as they may change from time to time.

Applicants may be required to undergo a medical assessment to determine their fitness to carry out the duties of this position.

A
ll employees and prospective employees of the City of Wanneroo are required to declare any secondary employment and private activities to ensure that any conflict of interests may be appropriately managed.

To apply for this position, you must have the right to work in Australia and be willing to provide a National Police Clearance no older than 6 months.

  • Position Description: Team Leader Library Services (Community Development)
  • Location: City of Wanneroo - Library Services
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • Applications Close: 11.30 PM 30 May 2022
  • Salary: From $87,916.00 To $93,421.00 
  • Contact: Darren von Bergheim | 08 9405 5949

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Library Operations Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jacquie Anderton, Manager Cultural & Community Development
Contact Number
T: (03) 5568 0555 or via email on janderton@moyne.vic.gov.au
Location
Moyne Shire Council, VIC

 

Library Operations Officer

Applications closing on 06 June 2022, 10:00 AM | APPLY HERE

  • Reference Number: 32/2022
  • Job Type: Permanent full-time
  • Package: $69,167 - $78,357 per annum plus 10% Superannuation contributions
  • Position Description: Library-Operations-Officer-Info-Pack-May-2022.pdf(PDF, 485KB)
  • Permanent Full Time position working in the new Community Based Library Hub for Moyne and Corangamite Shires
  • Position to commence on 4 July 2022
  • Working within the shared Services Arrangement overseeing libraries in Moyne & Corangamite Shires

This role will provide analytical and logistical workflow in the new Corangamite and Moyne Shared Library Service Hub based in Mortlake, through your coordination and knowledge of Technical Services.

You will have a proficient level of information technology skill to provide advice to branch sites that includes the Microsoft Office Suite, use of internet and library management systems and co-ordinate the circulation and logistics of library resources and library collections.

To be successful in this role you will need:

Qualifications - Essential

  • Current Victorian driver’s licence
  • Employee Working with Children Check
  • Tertiary qualification in either Library or ICT Services or 4 years relevant experience

Experience - Essential

  • Substantial experience working in the public library environment
  • KSC 1: Experience monitoring and assisting to develop budgets specific to a technical services area
  • KSC 2: Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • KSC 3: Sound understanding of Library Management Systems

Applications that fail to address the above Key Selection Criteria will not be considered for this position.

For more information:  

A full Position Description, the Key Selection Criteria and information on how to apply can be found in the Information Package available for download, or by requesting a copy from Customer Service on (03) 5568 0555.

For further information about the position or duties involved, please contact Jacquie Anderton, Manager Cultural & Community Development on (03) 5568 0555 or via email on janderton@moyne.vic.gov.au

Applications:

Applications for the position close 10am Monday 6 June 2022 and can be made online here 

Postal applications are to be addressed as follows:

Confidential – Library Operations Officer
People & Culture Coordinator
Moyne Shire Council
PO Box 51
PORT FAIRY   VIC   3284

The Moyne Shire Council is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

Children's & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience
Contact Number
(02) 9078 6118
Location
Burwood Council, NSW

 

Children's & Youth Services Librarian

  • Reference Number: 22-75
  • Closing Date: 30-05-2022
  • Employment Type: Permanent Part Time


$36.31 - $43.12 per hour + Super
21 hours per week across 3 days during weekdays (to be negotiated) with an additional 4 hours every second Sunday

Burwood Council is going through an exciting period of change and is focussed on delivering re-imagined services to better meet the needs of it's growing and changing community.
Reporting to the Team Leader Learning Experience, the Children’s and Youth Librarian is a permanent part-time role based at the Burwood Library and Community Hub – an energetic and inspiring place located in the strategic centre of Burwood.

About the role
In this role you will support Council's vision and leadership in the delivery of high quality collections, services and programmes for children and young adults. You will engage and partner with relevant Council departments as well as local community organisations to broaden capacity and deliver enhanced programmes that are vibrant and relevant to the needs of our children and young people.
The role will participate in the Library and Community Hub Customer Care Roster.

About you
To be successful in this role you will be passionate and energetic about supporting children and youth with knowledge of best practice, current trends and issues. You will have demonstrated experience in collection development and management of children’s and young adult collections as well as experience in the development and implementation of library programmes targeting these groups. You will bring exceptional communication, interpersonal and high level organisational skills. It is also important to have the ability to think critically and analytically. The successful candidate must have a degree in library information recognised by ALIA

A Working with Children Check is also required for this role.

About us
Burwood Council, located between Sydney and Parramatta is a culturally and diverse LGA spanning across 7km2. The area has a population of more than 39,800 residents living across Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield and Strathfield. With many parks, retail outlets, schools and community facilities to enjoy, Burwood is a perfect place to live, work and study.
We are a thriving, diverse community with a great innovative and progressive organisational culture which is underpinned by strong values and a commitment for customer service excellence.

Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description.
Enquire Today:
Contact: Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience
Phone: (02) 9078 6118

How to apply:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum two pages) outlining how you meet the selection criteria for this role.

Closing Date: 5:00 pm Monday 30 May 2022 | Apply for this position

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Senior Programming and Events Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kaija Fletcher, Library Programming and Event Coordinator
Contact Number
T: 02 9392 5162
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Senior Programming and Events Officer

Job No: IW0790 | Location: Leichhardt

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

The role and position of the Senior Programming & Events Officer is key in ensuring the IWC Library & History Service is a pivotal information, recreation and education provider in the community. This role will assist the Programming team and supervise the Program and Events Officer to organise and promote quality lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation exhibitions, programs and services across the Council’s eight libraries. In particular, the role will have a strong focus on the development, coordination and delivery of events, exhibitions, programs and services, aimed at promoting the cultural heritage, history and creatives of the inner west.  This also includes the development of spaces and places within the Library sites for exhibitions to participate and engage with their community in accordance with the Library Service’s desire to become a key third place within the IWC community.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$75.932.48 - $85.901.92 + 10% Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications with experience to meet essential experience and/or skills criteria
  2. Demonstrated experience in programming and exhibition planning, development and evaluation in a library or cultural setting.
  3. Demonstrated high level skills in communication both oral and written including report writing, grant writing and public speaking.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work with various community groups and individuals to deliver events, exhibitions, programs and to encourage library relationships

Enquiries: Kaija Fletcher, Library Programming and Event Coordinator on 02 9392 5162

Closing Date: Sunday 29th May, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

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Library Services Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
E: careers@ipswich.qld.gov.au
Location
Ipswich City Council, QLD

 

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Library Services Officer (1782)

Requisition ID 1782 - Posted 12/05/2022 - Libraries - Full Time

About us

Neighbouring the Queensland capital of Brisbane, Ipswich is both the state’s fastest growing area and oldest provincial city. It is a dynamic blend of rich heritage, proud communities, diverse landscapes, and a lively energy all contributing to a region full of liveability and opportunity.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1200 people and promotes a workplace culture built on our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency, and leadership. Council teams operate across a range of industries delivering a wide range of services to the community, with one common purpose:

‘To proudly enhance the quality of life for our community'

We achieve this by embedding our values in all that we do. Our high performing teams are making a positive difference in the community, and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region, which is a catalyst for major growth.

About the role

As the Library Services Officer you will be part of the Library Branch Services team and will be responsible for supporting day-to-day library operations and providing effective customer service to a diverse audience. Ipswich Libraries is a dynamic and innovative provider of a range of library and information services and resources to the community.

Your main focus will be to provide support in the operations and functions of the library service through effective and efficient delivery of library services to the community.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing effective point of need customer services
  • Ensuring exemplary and positive customer experience
  • Providing day-to-day operational and administrative support
  • Applying substantial interpersonal skills to engage customers
  • Assisting customers with varying queries across a range of resources

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership
  • Minimum education Year 12 or equivalent
  • Current Queensland C class driver’s licence
  • The ability to be resilient, agile and a supportive team member 
  • A certificate in a relevant discipline is desirable

A medical is required with the capacity to undertake a range of manual handling tasks involved in day-to-day operations of a library service.

To view the full position description, click here

What's on offer?

This is a full-time position averaging 38 hours per week roster, Level 2 with a salary commencing at $63,228 plus employer superannuation of up to 12%.

  • Become a key member of a team that is passionate and dedicated to building a positive, inclusive and constructive workplace culture
  • Genuine demonstrated commitment to flexible work
  • Working in a team based at Ipswich Central Library
  • Four (4) weeks annual leave pro rata with 17.5% loading
  • Ongoing learning and development and career opportunities
  • A range of progressive health and wellbeing services

If you feel you are a good fit with our values and are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for the Ipswich community, then this could be the role for you.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

Closing date: 22 May 2022, 4.30pm.

Please direct any related questions to careers@ipswich.qld.gov.au

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks, if required for the position (which may include police record checks).

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.

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Children's & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sue Wilson
Contact Number
03 9353 4003
Location
Moreland City Council, VIC

 

Children's & Youth Services Librarian

Job No: MOR390 | Location: Brunswick

  • Salary - $75 - $85k + Super
  • Fortnightly RDO
  • Full time permanent position (includes evenings and weekends)

About Moreland

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Find out more about Moreland here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FiM3A5hS9Y

About the Role

Moreland City Libraries is a trusted community resource ensuring service provision to our families and young people. Currently, we are seeking a Children’s and Youth Services Librarian to provide high quality customer service, deliver early literacy programs, and provide meaningful engagement with our young people.

In performing this role some of your key responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide excellent customer service. Assist with library initiatives to bridge the digital divide. Organise and deliver children’s and youth programs. Conduct collection development work with our children’s and youth collections. Supervise members of the Children’s and Youth Services team. Provide outreach to our schools, kindergartens, day care centres and other places where our families and young people gather.

Skills & Experience Required to Perform this Role

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deliver projects and programs within agreed timeframes
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach staff to achieve team goals and objectives
  • Demonstrable experience in targeted community-based library programs
  • Demonstrable experience in information provision and collection management
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable
  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence and Working with Children Check

What this Role Can Offer

  • Fortnightly RDO
  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development

For further information please contact Sue Wilson on 03 9353 4003

Applications close: 5pm, 25 May 2022. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).


Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. 

Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Working with Children's Check.  Please have this ready when completing your application.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

About Moreland City Council

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000+ residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

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Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kirsten Paterson Supervisor, Branch Library Kincumber (Wednesday to Friday) or Nicole Barr, Team Leader Library Branches
Contact Number
Kirsten Paterson - (02) 4304 7641, or Nicole Barr - 0417 091 398.
Location
Central Coast Council , NSW

 

 

Library Technician

Job No: CEN2847 | Location: Central Coast NSW

"YOU COULD MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE"

Primary Work Location: Kincumber NSW 

  • Be part of a diverse and active library community  
  • Deliver a range of library services and programs to meet community needs
  • Permanent Full Time position working 140 hours over each 4 week period

Central Coast Council is committed to the goals of equal opportunity employment. We aim to provide a work environment for our employees that fosters equity, diversity and respect.

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work. 

Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia.

Kincumber Library is a well loved fixture in the local community, serving a diverse base of regular library users.  This is an exciting opportunity to deliver high quality library services and innovative programs to meet community needs, as well as drive increased engagement with Council Libraries, making the region a place of lifelong learning.

Shifts may be rostered from Monday to Saturday between 8am and 9pm however the majority of work is between 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday at Kincumber Library, and 1 Saturday each month at another library branch.

This position is required to provide quality customer service and create value for the community.

Key activities of this role include:

  • Provide the full suite of library services to our customers to meet business, educational, informational and recreational needs of the community;
  • Provide guidance and support to the team to ensure a collaborative and positive approach to the delivery of library operations;
  • Prepare and deliver programs which meet the needs of the diverse community we serve and stimulate interest in, and engagement with, our libraries;
  • Assist patrons in the use of library based technologies including electronic catalogues and other contemporary library resources, as well as their own devices.

About You:

  • You ideally hold a Diploma of Library and Information Services, or related field, or you can demonstrate solid contemporary experience in a similar role combined with ongoing professional development;
  • You are tech savvy with sound experience supporting customers in the use of a range of contemporary technologies and devices;
  • You have a customer centric approach to service delivery, ensuring a positive experience for all customers interacting with the library; 
  • Your positive and collaborative style ensures you inspire great team work; 
  • You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise, while also learning from others;
  • Having a work/life balance is important to you.

About Us:

  • We are a large organisation delivering a wide variety of services to our local community;
  • You’ll be joining a team of community oriented library professionals who excel at what they do;
  • We offer a supportive work environment with opportunities for career development;
  • We provide opportunities to collaborate with subject matter experts from a variety of areas across the organisation;
  • We offer an attractive range of benefits to our employees.

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information on the position and required skills and experience.

This role provides a salary range of between $57.6k to $69.2k per annum + 10% superannuation. Penalty rates apply for weekend work.

Central Coast Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all of our employees. In accordance with Council's WHS requirements and COVID-19 Safety Plans we require all employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine.

Enquiries: Kirsten Paterson Supervisor, Branch Library Kincumber (Wednesday to Friday) on (02) 4304 7641, or Nicole Barr, Team Leader Library Branches on 0417 091 398.

If you are deaf, hearing or speech impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service TTY call 133 677 or Speak & Listen 1300 555 727.

Closing Date:  Applications close at Midnight on Sunday, 29 May 2022. 

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