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Children’s & Youth Services Librarian

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Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC

 

Children’s & Youth Services Librarian - GRLC, Torquay

2 Fixed-term 12 month contracts, full-time, 70 hours per fortnight
Band 5, $68,774 - $79,087 plus superannuation pro-rata.

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to join an industry leader in a thriving regional community. As a key member of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation, you will be enthusiastic and flexible, confident with and curious about new technologies and your proactive and cooperative approach will help us provide welcoming, inclusive and safe library spaces. We currently have two Children’s & Youth Service Librarian vacancies available based at our Torquay branch and the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre.
Experience in the preparation and delivery of literacy and reader development programs, programs that reach multi-cultural and Indigenous communities and improve access to other disadvantaged groups will be highly valued.

Members of the Children’s and Youth Services Team:
• Actively contribute to the provision of services in our branches that meet the recreational, cultural, information and education needs of children and young adults.
• Develop and deliver literacy and reader development programs and services.
• Provide outreach services to build awareness and engagement in our libraries.
• Develop and nurture partnerships with relevant stakeholders.

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.

Applications Close 9th April 2021

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Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Theo Stephens
Contact Number
02) 8495 6466 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

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Librarian

  • Posted: 23 March 2021
  • Closes: 06 April 2021
  • Location: Dee Why, New South Wales
  • Tenure: Full-time

Description

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Librarian, Temporary (up to 1 year) - Full-time Role, 70 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

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 Theo Stephens on (02) 8495 6466 during business hours.
  • Applications close on 06/04/2021

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Outreach Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Therese Scott
Contact Number
(02) 9978 4098 
Location
Mosman Council, NSW

 

Outreach Services Librarian

  • Posted: 24 March 2021
  • Closes: 07 April 2021
  • Location: Mosman, New South Wales
  • Tenure: Full-time

Description

  • Be responsible for our Home Library services, collections and programs
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks
  • Opportunity to join an innovative Council with a supportive workplace culture
  • TRP from $70,735.99 to $84,332.69 per annum inclusive of superannuation

About Us

Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. The recruitment and selection of talented staff committed to giving back to the community is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it.

Our employees enjoy many great benefits, including a 3-weekly Rostered Days Off for full-time staff, public transport travel subsidy program, tertiary study assistance, health and well-being initiatives and annual Award increases and performance reviews.

We offer a professional and flexible working environment and take pride in having a supportive and progressive workplace culture. We have been formally recognised as an exceptional place to work, winning the Voice Project’s Best Workplace Award for 2019.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking an energetic, customer focussed Outreach Services Librarian to provide services, collections and programs for the senior members of our community.

In this varied role your day to day work will involve:

  • coordinating our Home Library Service (HLS), including liaison with HLS clients and volunteers
  • selection of books and other materials for loan
  • deliveries to HLS clients

You will also focus on developing the Large Print and Audio Book Collections, coordinating and recruiting the Home Library Service volunteers, developing programs and activities for senior Library clients, such as Technology Tuesdays sessions, and you’ll ensure the Library’s online presence for seniors. 

This role is located at the Barry O’Keefe Library and involves working on regular evening and weekend shifts. It is a great opportunity to have a genuine impact on our community.

About You

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • demonstrated experience in the library sector including well-developed reference and readers’ advisory skills
  • experience in developing programs, delivering presentations and managing events
  • knowledge of and experience in the use of social media tools including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest to promote library services and collections
  • strong commitment to quality customer service and working within a team
  • degree or postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Science or related area
  • Class C Driver Licence and willingness to drive

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you need to complete your application in one sitting, as you cannot save it and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position, including proof of entitlement to work and 100 point identification. Click here for a list of acceptable proof of identity documents. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Therese Scott on (02) 9978 4098 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Closing Date:  11:30pm, 7 April 2021

Mosman Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.

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Manager, Library Services

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Contact Officer
Human Resources
Contact Number
(08) 8563 8444
Location
Barossa Council, SA

 

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Manager, Library Services

The Barossa Council is committed to enhancing our premium wine, food and tourism region and its unique lifestyle, heritage and community spirit.

The Barossa Council is seeking an innovative, critical thinking, people centred leader to fulfil the role of Manager, Library Services. The successful applicant will empower and invest in staff to build and deliver contemporary library services to the Barossa Community. In addition to enhancing Council’s library and heritage services, this is an exciting opportunity to fuse your passion for libraries, empathic nature and collaborative approach to successfully create, drive and implement library strategy.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Proven and successful experience as a people Manager, with the capacity to provide transparent and constructive communication and apply best practice to day-to-day staff management.
  • Knowledge, prior experience and current qualifications in a library, technical services and customer service delivery environment.
  • Well-developed strategic management skills with an up to date knowledge of standards and guidelines in the library and technical services area.
  • Strong cultural development and team building skills with the ability to guide and empower staff through continuous improvement and change initiatives.

This position offers an opportunity to join a progressive organisation where your contribution will be recognised and valued. This position is offered as a full time, 2 year, Fixed Term Contract at General Officer Level 6, in accordance with The Barossa Council Enterprise Agreement 2019.

For further information and a copy of the position description, please refer to www.barossa.sa.gov.au. or contact Human Resources on (08) 8563 8444. To apply please forward your application addressing the position requirements to The Barossa Council via hr@barossa.sa.gov.au or via our website.

Applications close 5pm 9 April 2021

The Barossa Council is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles, a constructive culture, workplace diversity and professional development.

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Manager, Operations

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Contact Officer
Mark Hands, Chief Executive Officer
Contact Number
(03) 5449 2780
Location
Goldfields Library, VIC

 

Manager, Operations

Fixed-term until 16 Feb, 2022, 0.7 EFT, Band 7

A key member of the Leadership Team and reporting directly to the CEO, the Manager Operations is responsible for driving success in all areas of library operations at our eight libraries across Central Victoria. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • Enthusiastic about the role of contemporary libraries and aware of the social, legal and financial contexts in which public libraries operate.
  • A strategic thinker who can ensure operational agility in response to change.
  • Experienced in managing and coaching staff and promoting a positive and innovative organisational culture.

The position will work with the CEO to define strategic priorities and to develop and implement policies and procedures to support library service delivery and resource management.   

For a confidential discussion you may call Mark Hands, Chief Executive Officer on (03) 5449 2780.

For further information please see the Position Description.

To apply, please apply via Seek and include in your application: cover letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria. 

Applications close 3pm, Wednesday 31st March.

Our People

The Goldfields Libraries services the Council areas of Greater Bendigo, Mount Alexander, Macedon Ranges and Loddon.  We serve a population of almost 180,000 people with the eLibrary, 9 libraries, and 8 library agencies. Our Corporation is privileged to be serving these diverse communities across 13,000km2 of Central Victoria.

Our staff strive to engage with and empower our communities with the services and programs we provide. We take pride in upholding excellence in customer service, and the quality and relevance of the services we deliver.  Our workplace encourages; innovation, continuous improvement and learning, respect and fairness, and we strive to work collaboratively and cohesively.  Building and fostering a dynamic team is at the forefront of our goals.

The GLC is a child safe organisation and has a zero-tolerance approach to child abuse, and may require a Working with Children Check in addition to other pre-employment checks and testing.

Women's Leadership Scholarships Available

 

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Scholarships are currently available through Women & Leadership Australia to support the development of women leaders across Australia’s information management sector.

Scholarships of between $1000 and $5000 will support participation in one of three leadership development courses designed for emerging through to senior leaders.

Expressions of interest close on 18 June 2021.

Find out more and register your interest at https://www.wla.edu.au/funding.html 


Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) supports women leaders across all sectors and industries by providing world-class leadership development programs for emerging, middle and senior leaders.

Our applied, work-integrated leadership programs provide skills and strategies to address real-world leadership challenges, and are designed to maximise learning outcomes. 

Through our Industry Partnership Framework, we work with associations and professional bodies to increase awareness and action around gender equity.

Scholarships of up to $5000 per person available for women in the information management sector

To encourage more women to step into leadership roles across the information management sector, WLA is offering scholarships for three leadership development courses. 

Expressions of interest are being accepted until 18 June 2021 (unless allocated prior) via this link: https://www.wla.edu.au/funding.html 

Content Maintenance Librarian

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City of Gosnells, WA

 

Content Maintenance Librarian

Gosnells, Australia | Reference: 5418368

  • Part time - 38 hours a fortnight
  • Generous superannuation
  • Interesting and diverse work
  • Salary range: $81,296 to $85,908 (pro rata) ($41.14 to 43.47 per hour)

About the City:

City of Gosnells employees have an opportunity to serve a diverse community of more than 125,000 residents. We are a large local government in Western Australia and have a reputation for professionalism, innovation and excellence. City employees enjoy a work environment that encourages employees to grow professionally but also recognises their need for work-life balance.

About this position:

The City's Library and Heritage Services Branch is seeking an individual with proven performance in cataloguing and records maintenance in a library environment. The position is expected to ensure records comply with expected standards, and train other staff to the required standard.

You must have:

  • Possession of a tertiary qualification in Library or Information Management or equivalent.
  • Sound experience in a library services role.
  • Good knowledge of relevant cataloguing standards, metadata, marc tags, library classification systems and maintaining authority records.
  • Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience training library staff in tasks such as cataloguing and maintenance of library records
  • Ability to undertake multifaceted tasks in an accurate and timely manner.

Essential requirements: Current National Police clearance and class C driver's licence.

In return we can offer you:

A challenging and rewarding position, competitive salary, additional superannuation contributions, professional development as well as the opportunity to work in a friendly environment and contribute to a forward-thinking Local Government organisation.

Applications Close: 01 Apr 2021

Job description available under Document/s above

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Customer Experience Library Officer (Band 4 - Full time 6 month contract)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Martin
Contact Number
0409 230 26
Location
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC

 

Customer Experience Library Officer (Band 4 - Full time 6 month contract)

  • 35 hours per week – opportunity to work weekends
  • Band 4
  • Hourly Rate:  $36.0528 – 38.9514
  • Closes: 8.00 PM Sunday 28 March 2021
     

Casey Cardinia Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic Customer Experience Library Officer with excellent customer service skills for a full time 6 month contract commencing April 2021– October 2021.

If you are committed to working in a vibrant public library environment, love working with people and providing great customer experience we want to hear from you!

You will be working across our library service points and will have the opportunity to assist with delivery of community programs.

Applicants are requested to submit an application letter, resume and address the selection criteria in the position description by 8pm Sunday 28th March 2021 via email:  employment@cclc.vic.gov.au

Click here for Position Description

Contact Melissa Martin on 0409 230 264 for further information.

Casey Cardinia Libraries is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.

Casey Cardinia Libraries values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender.

Children's & Youth Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Margie Kirkness, Manager Libraries and Museum
Contact Number
0447 106 597
Location
Shellharbour City Council, NSW

 

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.

About us: 

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.

We offer:

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.

Apply now...

Complete the application below by answering the questions, describing how your skills and experience are relevant to the position.  

Your Resume and qualifications can be attached on the NEXT page.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to this later. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below. 

When you have submitted your application, an email confirmation will be sent to your nominated email address. Please ensure you have the correct email address and check your inbox (including your "junk" inbox). 

For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria, please view our Guide To Applying.

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.

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Team Leader Library Programs & Partnerships

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Margie Kirkness, Manager Libraries and Museum
Contact Number
0447 106 597
Location
Shellharbour City Council, NSW

 

Team Leader Library Programs & Partnerships

Job No: SHELL383 | Location: Shellharbour NSW

This is an exciting time to be part of Shellharbour City Libraries leadership team!

In this role you will lead the delivery of a suite of library programs that support diverse groups in the community, provide lifelong learning and enhance social connection. You will champion the activation of our library spaces.

You have the passion and flair to coordinate library programs that inspire community participation. You will embrace internal and external partnerships and continually explore opportunities for collaboration.

About us: 

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.

We offer:

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 
  • 7 day roster including evening and weekend shifts 
  • Commencing salary range from $77,065.56 - $81,782.48 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) and the ability to pass a National Police History Check.

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.

Apply now...

Complete the application below by answering the questions, describing how your skills and experience are relevant to the position.  

Your Resume and qualifications can be attached on the NEXT page.

Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to this later. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below. 

When you have submitted your application, an email confirmation will be sent to your nominated email address. Please ensure you have the correct email address and check your inbox (including your "junk" inbox). 

For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria, please view our Guide To Applying.

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.

Apply Now!

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