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Coordinator Library Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lynette Loone
Contact Number
(08) 89300210.
Location
City of Darwin, NT


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Coordinator Library Programs

Darwin, Australia 

Reference: 6077255

About the opportunity
If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you can make a difference in your community then this is your opportunity.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Library and Family Services, in this role you will lead the delivery of library programs and events that reflect community interests, priorities, learning and growth. You will drive community engagement with our libraries, with a focus on meeting cultural and social needs. You will also develop, mentor, and motivate staff in the delivery of a range of library activities.

The position will be based primarily at Casuarina Library and predominantly works Monday to Friday. Given that the libraires are open seven days a week, you will be required to work on weekends from time to time.

What needs to be achieved:

  • Coordinate the strategic management and development of library programs, services, events, and marketing to meet the recreational, cultural, information and education needs of the community, with a particular focus on the inclusion of vulnerable groups and groups that experience barriers to accessing libraries.
  • Oversee the development of program plans and guidelines in accordance with policy and guidelines and "Libraries for People" City of Darwin Library Strategy 2020-2024.
  • Implement actions to promote our library service as a place that embraces and tells the stories of Darwin's cultural diversity, including recognising and celebrating Aboriginal stories and history that relate to Larrakia people.
  • Lead and manage a diverse team to develop contemporary library services that deliver engaging programs and services.
  • Plan, develop and implement programs which contribute reading, information and digital literacy skills development of staff and the community.
  • Work professionally, cooperatively and respectfully with other team members to accomplish joint tasks and build positive working relationships

Who are we looking for?
You are a highly motivated library professional with a passion for serving the community. You will have previous experience in delivering community-based library services and programs and enjoy working with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes together. You are a natural born leader who leads by example and loves leading and mentoring team members.

In addition to the above, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Services or similar qualification.
  • A minimum of five years' experience managing public library programs or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • NT Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card).
  • Class C Drivers Licence.
  • The ability to obtain a successful Police Records Check.

Why join us?
At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. You will align with and flourish in a lively environment that focuses on strategic outcomes and embraces collaboration and innovation. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and generous leave entitlements. This position has a commencing base salary of $111,035 + super per annum.

And most of all, you'll know that you're helping members of your community with services that will greatly enhance their quality of life when it has never been more valuable.

For any further details in relation to this postion, please refer to the Position Description or contact Lynette Loone on (08) 89300210.

The vacancy closes at 5 pm Monday 12 September 2022.

Don't delay. Make a difference. Apply now.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

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Senior Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kim O’Grady
Contact Number
E: kogrady@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
Location
City of Parramatta Council, NSW

 

Senior Library Officer

  • Provide exceptional customer service and build positive connections with the local community
  • Deliver high quality community-focussed programs
  • Supportive management team around flexible working

Senior Library Officers (x3)

The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable.  

Three newly created full-time positions
These positions are responsible for providing positive customer experiences and supporting the Branch Librarian or Team Leader to ensure the smooth running of library services. Created to assist in the provision of high-quality customer experiences, these roles are located at Epping Library, Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library, and the new innovative Parramatta Library (PHIVE).  

Daily you will:

  • Provide exceptional customer service and build positive connections with the local community
  • Deliver high quality community-focussed programs
  • Support and train team members in the use of library services
  • Work closely with other teams and implement improvements to enhance enjoyment of the library

About You

  • Recognised qualifications in Information Science/Librarianship, or relevant experience
  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal History Check

Experience

You’ll have experience providing engaging customer service and enjoy engaging proactively with the community.  In addition to your solutions-focussed approach, you’ll bring a track record of delivering a range of customer experiences, and willingness to give innovative ideas a go.

Skills

Well-developed planning, organisation and time management skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines and balance competing priorities.

Demonstrated customer service skills, with exceptional ability to deliver memorable experiences.

Well-developed conflict resolution skills, with a focus on de-escalation and win-win outcomes.

Well-developed PC literacy, including skills with mobile technologies and basic technology trouble shooting skills.
 
What’s on offer  

We are offering an attractive total remuneration: Base salary $74,228 to $81,746, plus super 

In addition, City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which include: 

  • A range of flexible work arrangements including hybrid WFH arrangements
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Central Parramatta location (Public transport at our door, discounted parking)
  • Significant leave benefits (up to 12 days flexitime, 3 additional leave days at Christmas, 15 days sick/personal leave, 2 days health and wellbeing leave per year)
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing programs (Fitness Passport, Flu Shots, Skin Cancer Checks)

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity, and we encourage all applicants; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, gender diverse, LGBTIQ, veterans and culturally diverse communities to join Council. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

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 Kim O’Grady at kogrady@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au.  

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 9pm,  Monday 12th September 2022

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.
  • The successful candidate is required to be vaccinated (at least 2 doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine) in accordance with Council's vaccination policy. Candidates may submit a medical contraindication for Council's consideration.
  • 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. 
  • An eligibility list will be created as part of the recruitment process which may be used to fill vacancies.
  • The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol-free working environment, and employees may be subject to random testing as a result. 


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Branch Librarian Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ranjini Panicker
Contact Number
E: rpanicker@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au
Location
City of Parramatta Council, NSW

 

Branch Librarian Team Leader

  • Coach and Lead a Team
  • Coordinate & Deliver Community-focussed Programs
  • Attractive Leave Benefits | 35hr Week | Central Parramatta Location


The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable.  

About the role  
This position is responsible for leading a team at one of 7 library locations.  Initially this role will be located at the new innovative Paramatta Library (PHIVE), leading one of three teams to provide an exciting range of creative programs and library services in a brand-new CBD location. Daily you will:

  • Coach and lead team members to provide exceptional customer service
  • Coordinate & deliver community-focussed programs
  • Manage physical resources and the environment to provide welcoming and attractive spaces for our library users
  • Work closely with PHIVE and other library teams to Supervise and coach relevant staff, liaise with other information and library staff

About You

  • Recognised qualifications in Information Science/Librarianship (eligible for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Exceptional customer service, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
  • Current technology & marketing skills
  • Excellent communication skills in presentation, oral and written
  • Comprehensive understanding and development of the diverse community needs

You’ll have experience supervising teams and enjoy engaging proactively with customers.  In addition to a positive and solutions-focussed approach, you’ll bring a track record of delivering a range of customer experiences, and willingness to give innovative ideas a go.

What’s on offer  
We are offering an attractive total remuneration from $78,860.08 to $83,327.63 (base) plus super!

In addition, City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which include: 

  • 14 weeks paid parental leave
  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Central Parramatta location (Public transport at our door, discounted parking)
  • Significant leave benefits (up to 12 days flexitime, 3 additional leave days at Christmas, 15 days sick/personal leave, 2 days health and wellbeing leave per year)
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Health and Wellbeing programs (Fitness Passport, Flu Shots, Skin Cancer Checks)
  • And much, much more!

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 Ranjini Panicker at rpanicker@cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au.  

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 9pm, Monday 5th September and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The successful candidate is required to be vaccinated (at least 2 doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine) in accordance with Council's vaccination policy. Candidates may submit a medical contraindication for Council's consideration.

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 we encourage all applicants; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, gender diverse, LGBTIQ, veterans and culturally diverse communities to join Council. 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.

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Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
See position description
Contact Number
See position description
Location
Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC

 

Library Coordinator

City and Urban Operations · Lara, Victoria

Library Coordinator  : Secondment opportunity - Fixed-Term until 30 June 2023, full-time, 70 hours per fortnight

There is an exciting opportunity at Geelong Regional Library Corporation for a creative, curious and dynamic Library Coordinator.

Working in a change-focussed environment, you will be involved in assisting with a variety of areas including provision and overseeing of library services at Lara, leading and supporting the team, providing targeted outreach, thoughtful and engaging programming and supporting the communities post-Covid.

As a leader within the service, you will work with other coordinators and managers to deliver on strategic goals and objectives outlined within the Library Plan.

If working to facilitate better outcomes for the community, taking on new challenges and exploring new horizons is what drives you, then apply for the role 

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Learning Communities Specialist - Children

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Shane
Contact Number
(08) 9207 8553
Location
City of Swan Council, WA

 

Learning Communities Specialist - Children

Fixed Term Part-Time        

About the role:

We are seeking a Learning Communities Specialist with a specific focus on children’s programs to work on a 2 year fixed term part-time basis of 48 hours in a fortnight.

Reporting to the Learning Communities Manager, the Learning Communities Specialist is responsible for developing and delivering exciting, creative and innovative children’s learning programs across all City libraries.

The Learning Communities Specialist will work in close consultation with Library Coordinators in each of the City’s 6 libraries to ensure a targeted offering of programs for local communities and to coordinate shared staffing resources. The position also contributes to the overall library service, offering a specialist perspective to strategic planning as part of the libraries leadership team, as well as providing input to collection development and service delivery.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and delivering high quality programs for children with a focus on education and development of both children and their parents and caregivers
  • Comprehensive independent project management of moderately complex programs (planning and administering staff, attendees, resources, venues, budgets, communications, procurement and risk, evaluation and reporting)
  • Design, development, delivery and continuous improvement of an exciting and innovative program of events with a focus on children, across all City of Swan library services
  • Lead and coordinate a small team of staff, and extended program staff to deliver program sessions and events across multiple locations
  • Ensure programs are innovative and collaborative from inception to completion by close liaison with Managers, Coordinators, and Specialists

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Community Engagement or Education
  • Demonstrated experience in a community engagement/development and/or education sectors
  • Experience in the fields of Community Engagement, Arts and Culture, Multimedia, or Digital Technology
  • Sound understanding of the role and value of public libraries
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment will be highly regarded
  • Must be able to work in line with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions
  • A satisfactory National Police Certificate is required
  • A current Working with Children check

About working with us:

The salary for this position will be from $85,131.74 - $99,517.43 per annum pro rata, depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

You will also enjoy benefits including:

  • Flexibility to balance work and life through supported work from home
  • Excellent leave entitlements e.g. purchase additional leave, Local Government public holiday
  • Up to 16.00% Superannuation
  • Comprehensive employee wellness program
  • Generous study assistance
  • Free parking

About the City:

The City of Swan is the largest local government area within metropolitan Perth, Western Australia, covering more than 1,043 square kilometres, and located less than 30 minutes from the CBD. Our purpose at the City is to improve the quality of life for all of the people who live in, work in and visit the City of Swan by delivering our vision of ‘one city, diverse people, culture and places’ through shared values of respect, excellence, accountability and leadership.

At the City of Swan we are committed to recruiting and retaining the right people and creating a great place to work.  We offer our employees real careers, real impact, and real rewards.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Shane directly on (08) 9207 8553.  

For queries regarding the application process, please contact our friendly People Services team on (08) 9267 9014.

To apply please submit a cover letter of no more than 1 page that outlines your qualifications and why you would be a good fit for this role, and a resume via the link.  

Closing Date:  Sunday 4 September, 2022 at 11pm.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.


Attachments:PD 31354 Learning Communities Specialist - Childrens.pdf | Apply

Library Specialist, Content and Collection

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Katy
Contact Number
(08) 9267 9028
Location
City of Swan Council, WA

 

Library Specialist, Content and Collection

Fixed Term Part-Time        

About the role:

We are seeking a Library Specialist, Content and Collections to work on a fixed term part-time basis of 5.5 hours in a fortnight until June 30, 2023.

Reporting to the Learning Communities Manager, the Library Specialist, Content and Collections position is responsible for the selection and acquisition of appropriate resources in line with collection guidelines, City procurement policies and guidelines, and within operational budgets. The position also has responsibility for the allocation of resources across the 6 branch libraries, monitoring the performance of the collection and optimising the value of the collection through online platforms and in-house marketing and promotion opportunities.

In particular, this role will work closely with local Indigenous communities in the City of Swan on a range of projects that align to the City’s Reconciliation Action Plan.  The role will be responsible for developing library services, collections and programs that highlight and showcase Indigenous culture.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the development and maintenance of the Content and Collection strategy inclusive of current community demographic profiles to ensure best practise
  • Lead the selection and acquisition of appropriate resources in line with collection guidelines and community need
  • Manage the procurement of resources within City guidelines and budgetary constraints
  • Manage procurement contracts and relationships with suppliers
  • Supervise allocated Information Officers to ensure effective use of allocated resources
  • Assist in the development of innovative practices and service delivery models to enhance library services for the community
  • Initiate and undertake special projects as required by the relevant Learning Communities Manager
  • Attend, participate and provide representation at relevant meetings, professional activities and committees, both internally and externally

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or working towards, and/or significant and relevant work experience
  • Experience in providing high level customer service
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment with well-developed organisation and time management skills
  • Sound understanding of the role and value of public libraries
  • Must be able to work in line with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions
  • A satisfactory National Police Certificate is required
  • A current Working with Children check

About working with us:

The salary for this position will be from $85,131.74 - $99,517.43 per annum pro rata, depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

You will also enjoy benefits including:

  • Flexibility to balance work and life through supported work from home
  • Excellent leave entitlements e.g. purchase additional leave, Local Government public holiday
  • Up to 16.00% Superannuation
  • Comprehensive employee wellness program
  • Generous study assistance
  • Free parking

About the City:

The City of Swan is the largest local government area within metropolitan Perth, Western Australia, covering more than 1,043 square kilometres, and located less than 30 minutes from the CBD. Our purpose at the City is to improve the quality of life for all of the people who live in, work in and visit the City of Swan by delivering our vision of ‘one city, diverse people, culture and places’ through shared values of respect, excellence, accountability and leadership.

At the City of Swan we are committed to recruiting and retaining the right people and creating a great place to work.  We offer our employees real careers, real impact, and real rewards.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Katy directly on (08) 9267 9028.  

For queries regarding the application process, please contact our friendly People Services team on (08) 9267 9014.

To apply please submit a cover letter of no more than 1 page that outlines why you would be a good fit for this role, and a resume via the link.  

Closing Date:  Sunday 4 September, 2022 at 11pm.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.


Attachments:Library Specialist, Content and Collections PD.pdf | Apply

Branch Operations Officer - Salisbury Community Hub Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Natalie Cooper, Team Leader Community Learning North
Contact Number
08 8406 8491
Location
City of Salisbury Council, SA

 

Branch Operations Officer - Salisbury Community Hub Library

Who we are: 

Located on Kaurna Country, the City of Salisbury is a local government entity and encompasses an area of 158km2. We are a customer focused organisation, providing essential services to residents and visitors, in a dynamic and flexible working environment. 

We are a progressive, sustainable and connected community, where we celebrate our employee’s and community’s diversity and where people are valued and feel safe, included, connected and have a sense of belonging.

To deliver the best service to our customers we strive for a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience a diverse workforce brings to our organisation.

Our values (ReACH) encompass Respect, Accountability, Collaboration and Helpfulness. Do you want to work in a team based environment, delivering projects for the benefit of the community? 

The role: 

You will lead a team that provides a range of services, technologies and programs that build meaningful connections and creates experiences that inspires discovery and lifelong learning.  You will collaborate across teams to ensure effective use is made of the multi-use community facility and actively contribute to the development of an innovative, high-quality City of Salisbury library service. This is a great opportunity to have a genuine and positive impact on our community.

Specialist Skills, Required Knowledge and Conditions: 

  • Experience in working in a public library and a knowledge of its role in a contemporary society
  • Understanding and the application of the principles of excellent customer service
  • Proven experience in supervising, training and motivating a team to achieve outcomes
  • Current Driver’s Licence and Police Clearance, Working with Children
  • Ability to work rostered flexible hours and locations 

Who you are: 

  • Creative, innovative, and flexible and can readily accommodate change
  • Establish credibility and gain the confidence of a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet set timelines
  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills with an ability to explore new and innovative ways to do business using creative solutions
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate, influence and motivate individuals 

What’s in it for you? 

Ability to become part of a hard working dedicated team, making a difference to the community delivering on an exceptional customer experience with the flexibility to manage what’s important through an excellent work life balance. 

Further information is available by accessing the Position Description

People who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity as well as people of culturally diverse backgrounds and of diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Specific enquiries can be made to Natalie Cooper, Team Leader Community Learning North on 08 8406 8491.

Applications close 9am, Friday 9 September 2022.

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Library Services Lead

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rebecca Cox, Manager Community and Cultural Centres
Contact Number
08 83725129
Location
City of Unley Council, SA

 

Library Services Lead

  • MOA Level 7, commencing at $109,077.54 + 10.5% superannuation
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Located primarily at Unley Library, while also working at the Goodwood Library

The role

The role of Library Services Lead is an exciting new opportunity to drive the operations of the Unley Library service. Reporting to the Manager Community and Cultural Centres, this position is part of a hardworking and passionate team tasked with enhancing literacy, lifelong learning, connection and participation across our library service and broader community.

As Library Services Lead, you will be responsible for leading the library team to provide outstanding service and ensuring that our libraries are operating effectively and efficiently, ensuring maximum value to our community. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and people leadership and will seek to deliver best practise through a continuous improvement and innovation lens. Your leadership of the library team will facilitate positive change and influence and will drive strategic projects.

About you

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in library and information management or equivalent that provides eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Highly developed skills in leadership, strategic planning, communication, financial management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Significant people leadership experience in a Library environment
  • Experience in managing workloads and coordinating the staff roster to ensure that services are provided to a high standard
  • Previous experience in leading within an operations or customer service environment within Local Government
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing complex queries, customer complaints and incidents
  • It will also be critical that you hold a Department Human Services (DHS) Working with Children Check or have the ability to obtain one as part of the recruitment process

The extras

The role offers outstanding conditions of employment and benefits that are designed to attract and retain the best people. As a member of our team you will benefit from:

  • supportive, flexible environment with balance
  • competitive salary and conditions
  • ongoing support for your development and further education
  • complimentary access to Journey Insurance and Income Protection Fund
  • holistic health and wellbeing programs

About us

The City of Unley is a vibrant and dynamic local council that provides a range of valued and diverse services to the surrounding community. Based on the city fringe, less than 4 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD, the Council engages with their community across local business initiatives, community events, arts, environmental sustainability, community services and volunteering programs.

We are passionate leaders in many fields and believe that what we do makes a positive difference to our community.

All enquiries and applications will remain private and confidential and can be directed to Rebecca Cox, Manager Community and Cultural Centres on 08 83725129.

Applications should include a Cover Letter and Resume expressing the skills, experience and qualities you can bring to this position.

Applications close midnight, Friday 9 September 2022

City of Unley is a diverse and inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any adjustments to the application process to enable you to apply. 

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Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Canada Bay Council, NSW

 

Library Officer

Job No. CB17838 | Location: Five Dock, Sydney

City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate.

We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.

The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways.

  • Concord Library Officer
  • $64,548.84 - $74,231.16 per annum + Super
  • Part time – Fixed term. (14 hours per week) Contract end date May 2023.

The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways. City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate: We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.

About the role

Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic & friendly library professional to join their passionate library team servicing local residents through Concord Library …does this sound like you?

Using your outstanding customer service skills you will be responsible for providing advice and assistance to customers, ensuring enquiries are effectively addressed and any problems resolved.  

About the person 

With your demonstrated people skills you will supervise and monitor rostered staff involved in the provision of lending and information services as well as oversee and prioritise the workflow to ensure effective utilisation of resources.

To be successful in this position you will require a TAFE Diploma of Library and Information Services (or equivalent), as well as demonstrated supervisory experience and demonstrated experience in providing circulation and information services in public libraries. The ability to work evening and weekend work is essential. With well-developed communication and interpersonal skills you will also demonstrate commitment to quality customer service in a busy library environment.

Click here to view position description.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive total remuneration from $64,548.84 - $74,231.16 per annum + super.

The City of Canada Bay also offers excellent employee benefits which include: 

  • A supportive, energetic, and passionate team
  • Health and Wellbeing programs (Yoga classes, Fitness Passport, Flu vaccinations, Skin Cancer Checks)
  • And much, much more!

Closing Date: 8 September 2022 11:30pm

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups.

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they are able to meet all requirements in line with Councils COVID Safe Workplace Policy & Procedure, WHS requirements and prevailing NSW Public Health Orders.

“Formal offers of employment are subject to standard Council pre-employment checks including medical and other background checks”

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Home Library Services Assistant

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

 

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Home Library Services Assistant

Job No: CC220320 | Location: Auburn

  • Permanent, Part-time position
  • Opportunity to positively impact the Cumberland community

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.

The Home Library Services Assistant  Library assists with the efficient and effective delivery of materials to our Home Library Service clientele. This role is required to provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external library customers. 

The successful applicant will require:

  • Year 12 higher school certificate or equivalent 
  • Experience in a library or similar customer service environment
  • Current NSW Class C Drivers Licence 
  • Valid Working with Children Check number  
  • High level interpersonal and customer service skills   
  • Demonstrated ability to safely and efficiently perform heavy lifting, loading and unloading activities 
  • Experience with using computers and email in a work environment

Download the position description here for more information. 

Position information: This is a permanent, part-time position, working 28 hours per week as listed. 

  • Monday 8:30am to 1:30pm, 5 hours 
  • Tuesday 8:30am to 1:30pm, 5 hours 
  • Wednesday 8:30am to 5:00pm, 7.5 hours - 60 minute unpaid meal break
  • Thursday 8:30am to 3:00pm, 5.5 hours - 60 minute unpaid meal break 
  • Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm, 5 hours

This position will be rostered to work from Council's Auburn Library, however you may 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 5 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $29.63 to $34.97 per hour, plus 10.5% 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 
  • 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, Friday 9 September 2022

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