Children's & Youth Librarian
Job No: SHELL385 | Location: Shellharbour NSW
An exciting time to be part of the vibrant Shellharbour City Libraries team!
This role provides an opportunity to work collaboratively as a key member of the Library Programs & Partnerships team to support the delivery of library programs for young people across all our libraries
You will engage and partner with local community organisations that provide services for young people and manage the library's children’s and young adult collections, keeping them vibrant and relevant to the needs of our young people.
Working in a progressive and supportive team, you will champion the role of the library in early literacy and learning outcomes.
Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, just 80 minutes south of Sydney and home to almost 75,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometers. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.
Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment while striving on great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values has made Shellharbour Council an employer of choice.
We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019 / 2020 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library and recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.
Shellharbour offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.
- Full time, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time
- Temporary position up to 12 months (Parental Leave)
- 7 day roster including evening and weekend shifts
- Commencing salary range from $69,032.60 - $73,257.60 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience), plus 9.5% superannuation
- Great organisation culture with strong, values led and progressive team
Please Note: This position requires a Working with Children Check clearance (WWCC).
For further information about the position, click here for the position description.
Contact: Margie Kirkness, Manager Libraries and Museum on 0447 106 597.
Closing date: Sunday, 28 March 2021 at 11:30pm.
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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.
To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.
Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.