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Library Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Maxine Palmer, Manager Events and Cultural Services
Contact Number
(08) 9781 0462
Location
City of Busselton, WA

 

Library Services Coordinator

  • 3 year Full Time Fixed Term Contract
  • Negotiable Package starting from $103,000 per annum inclusive of superannuation
  • Professional development opportunities

Situated less than 3 hours from Perth in the idyllic South West Capes region, the City of Busselton offers an unparalleled lifestyle and continues to be one of the fastest growing areas in Western Australia.

We are currently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our team in the role of Library Services Coordinator. Reporting to the Manager, Events and Cultural Services, this role will be responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of the City of Busselton Library Services and ensure that the Libraries meet the intellectual, economic, cultural and recreational information needs of residents and visitors.

To be considered for this role you must include in your application a statement addressing the following selection criteria:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Library/ Information Management or Community Development in combination with extensive relevant experience
  • Demonstrated high level of commitment to customer service and best practice.
  • Highly developed written, verbal, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Highly developed organisational, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop staff within a changing environment.
  • Highly developed strategic planning, business and asset management skills.
  • Experience in managing information technology systems in both an office, public and online environment.
  • Developed project management skills, including being able to demonstrate an ability to lead, manage, monitor and review projects, and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Additionally, you will be required to have a current "C" Class Western Australian Drivers' Licence, and a National Police Clearance not more than six months old.

Apply: Please visit www.busselton.wa.gov.au


Please ensure you upload a current resume and a covering letter introducing yourself and outlining how you meet the above listed selection criteria.

Enquiries: Maxine Palmer, Manager Events and Cultural Services (08) 9781 0462 or Human Resources on (08) 9781 1727.

Closing date: 4.30pm, Tuesday 8 February 2022.

Children's Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jessica Bruce, Coordinator Outreach And Programs 
Contact Number
(02) 8711 7155
Location
Liverpool City Council, NSW

Children's Programs Librarian

  • Unit: Programs & Outreach
  • Location: Liverpool City Council Libraries
  • Package: $77,886.70 - $85,343.90
  • Closing: 14 February 2022
  • Tenure: 1 X Temporary Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week (maternity relief contract up to 24 Feb 2023)
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The position is responsible for leading and facilitating innovative children’s programs to meet community needs. With focus on early childhood and primary school aged children, the Children’s Programs Librarian will contribute to continuous improvement in developing, delivering, evaluating and reporting on programs and partnerships.

The position is based at Liverpool City Library but is required to work across the service locations, including customer service shifts during the week, weekend and evenings, in line with organisational needs.

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

For further information about the position please contact Jessica BruceCoordinator Outreach And Programs on (02) 8711 7155 

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

Click here for a copy of the position description

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

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

2 x Library Assistant (Full Time & Part Time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8373
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

2 x Library Assistant (Full Time & Part Time)

Job No: COR973 | Location: Ryde

  • Join one of Sydney's most progressive library service
  • High level customer service role
  • Permanent full time & permanent part time position (14 hours per week)

About the City of Ryde Libraries

The City of Ryde library service comprises of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are places of social inclusion where members of our community borrow items for leisure and lifelong learning, learn about new technology, participate in activities, attend children’s and adults’ programs and carry out research for school assignments or business projects. They are lively, busy places and serve a culturally diverse customer base.

About the Role

Library Assistants are our front line customer service staff and work in all areas of the library. They are passionate about giving back to the community. These are significant roles in the Ryde Library service providing valuable support to the Team Leader in regards to collection maintenance and team communication as well as a variety of tasks which range from helping a customer use the library technology, finding a needed book or magazine, leading children’s activities such as story-time and after school activities and assisting in maintaining a safe, neat, welcoming library.

The part-time position is 14 hours per week position and the hours will be as follows:

  • Saturday = 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday = 2pm – 5pm
  • Monday = 9am – 1pm

Please note that all positions involve regular rostered evening and weekend shifts.

Your commencing rate of pay will be from between $52,035 - $58,540 p.a. (pro rata for the part time role) plus superannuation, subject to your library qualifications and experience. You will also be eligible to participate in the Council’s Rostered Day Off system (full time position only).

About You

You will have exceptional customer service skills and enthusiasm to help our diverse range of public library users whether it be to find a book or troubleshoot technology. In addition, you must have:

  • Completion or near completion of Library qualifications (minimum Certificate III in Library and Information Services)
  • Exceptional teamwork skills with proven experience to also work independently
  • Adaptable approach to tasks with the ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Experience in a vibrant customer service focused role 
  • COVID 19 vaccinations

Note: This is a Child Related position and employment is subject to verification of the Working With Children Check status. The cost of obtaining a WWC clearance is at the applicant's expense.

Culture & Benefits

  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks (full time only)

How to Apply

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your resume to complete the application process. Please note you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 8 February 2022 @ 11:30 pm

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If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations (02) 9952 8373 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

Library Service Design and Engagement Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rebecca Browning, Library Services Team Leader
Contact Number
(02) 9777 7905
Location
Willoughby City Council, NSW

 

Library Service Design and Engagement Supervisor

  • Position Number:S100-21-084
  • Closing Date:14-02-2022 05:00 PM

Details:

When you join Willoughby City Council you join a close-knit team with a big impact. We are dynamic, diverse and future-focused. We value team players who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. We serve the community and make it our job to make people’s lives better. It’s all in a day’s work. You’ll have the freedom to grow in your career alongside likeminded people who will support you every step of the way. You’ll be part of our transformation as a council and shape the future for the residents of Willoughby. And you’ll do it all from a thriving hub in Sydney, in the culturally-rich area we are so proud to call home.

 You’re looking for a role with purpose, one where you can make a meaningful difference. You have so much to offer. And we can see that. As much as you bring to the table, we provide you with the support you need to accelerate your career growth. We are constantly evolving… and that change brings with it new directions, skillsets and thinking for you to embrace. Through collaboration and projects across the organisation, you will have incredible opportunities come your way. How far you take them, well, that’s in your hands.

Join Willoughby City Library as the Supervisor of our Service Design and Engagement team, where you will:

  • Develop library marketing strategies
  • Develop library communications plans 
  • Manage timely and effective library communication across multiple channels, including taking charge of the library website  
  • Facilitate the review of library services, introducing innovative service changes 
  • Establish effective community engagement across the library service 

Salary $89,061.68 plus Super

Please note being fully vaccinated for Covid-19 is a requirement prior to commencement of employment with Willoughby City Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

Applications must address all of the Knowledge, Skills and Experience outlined in the Position Description.

Enquiries: Rebecca Browning, Library Services Team Leader on (02) 9777 7905                                                    

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including Working with Children checks.

If you are interested in a career at Willoughby City Council please visit Careers at Willoughby.

Applications close: 14 February 2022

At Willoughby we believe in a culture of Inspired People; Inspired Performance and demonstrate this through our values of Lead, Learn, Care, Share and Deliver. 

Willoughby City Council is committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees

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Learning and Outreach Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Caryn Giblin
Contact Number
02 6023 8349
Location
Albury City Council, NSW

 

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Learning and Outreach Officer

Provide support to the Coordinator Learning and Outreach and contributes to the development of effective education, outreach and public programs.

About us 
We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities, and the custodians of an environment like no other. We ensure Albury is a great place to live, work and invest. 
  
The Position 
This role provides support to the Coordinator Learning and Outreach and contributes to the development and implementation of effective education, outreach and public programs, workshops and educational resources to support exhibitions and collections at the LibraryMuseum and Lavington Library.

Delivered in conjunction with the broad Learning and Outreach Program, activities will be focused on providing information and experiences that stimulate and broaden interest, enjoyment and understanding of libraries, reading and the creative process, including providing informal and formal learning opportunities.

Qualifications & experience 

  • Certificate qualifications in Libraries/Early Childhood Education or related discipline, or relevant experience
  • Class C (standard) Driver’s Licence compulsory to hold and maintain
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and presenting public and/or education programs and events
  • Demonstrated experience in a customer focussed environment

Tasks & responsibilities 

  • Assist in the development and promotion of an innovative and exciting range of programs to further the education and lifelong learning role of the LibraryMuseum to engage existing and new audiences.
  • Assist in the development of a range of educational resources to support exhibitions and programs, with a focus on primary education and occasional presentations to tertiary students.
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of education presentations, workshops and tours for students and teachers, with a focus on primary education.
  • Develop and implement a range of engaging early childhood literacy programs including preschool story times, sessions for toddlers, babies and their carers and interactive play exhibition
  • Undertake customer service duties at the LibraryMuseum and Lavington Library.
  • Assist in the provision of education and public programs in QEII Square and other CBD Placemaking projects as required.

This role will  

  • Attract a salary of $31.68 to $34.81 per hour + 10% Superannuation. 
  • Based on a 35 hour week, working 28 hours per week, with actual days and times being to be negotiated with the supervisor.  

Benefits 
Live and work in a culture rich location minutes from the Murray River, just a short drive to one of Victoria’s best wine regions and with the ski fields so close you will be zooming down the mountains in under two hours.  

Our employee benefits include professional development and flexible working conditions. Our conditions of employment support equal opportunities and an ethical, diverse, and inclusive workplace. 

We also recognise and value your priorities beyond work. It’s important to us that you have a sustainable work–life balance, so we offer flexible working arrangements, a nine-day fortnight (full-time staff) and a range of leave options and support programs.

This role closes on the 13 February 2022. The role may close earlier for the right applicant. Should you require any further information or a copy of the position description for this role please email hresources@alburycity.nsw.gov.au. To speak with the supervisor of this role, please call Caryn Giblin on 02 6023 8349.

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bethany White
Contact Number
02 4934 9854
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

Do you have a passion for providing positive and supportive customer experiences? If so, you might be our next library superstar! 

At Maitland City Library, our staff actively engage with the community to provide valuable experiences across multiple platforms create positive change and continuously improve our processes As our next Library Assistant, you will support  a diverse range of customers to access our  in branch services, digital resources, collections, community programs and events.

About the role

We are looking for casual Library Assistants to join the team who have open availability to work across the various branches within the Maitland Local Government. The Library Assistants support the development and delivery of approachable library services. Through exceptional customer service the successful candidates will assist library customers as they borrow from the library’s print and digital collections and will ensure the maintenance of collections and service areas. With a passion for literature, the Library Assistants will enjoy collaborating with the community and staff in the delivery of events and library programs that contribute to the development of the Library’s strategic direction.

You

As our next Library Superstar you are community-focused and will possess experience in a customer service or library environment. You will  value providing a range of welcoming and creative customer experiences being part of  a team, providing attentive customer service and have exceptional interpersonal skills.  You are the type of person who enjoys engaging with a diverse range of customers and requests and have the ability to embrace and implement change in alignment with the strategic direction of MCC Library.

Benefits

The base hourly rate for these casual roles will range from $30.50 up to $33.90 per hour plus super, based on demonstrated skills and experience. In addition, you will also receive 25% casual loading plus weekend penalty rates (where applicable).  

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport

Questions?

If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Bethany White on 02 4934 9854.

Applications close: Sunday 13 February 2022

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

Maitland City Council has deemed this position to be child-related. To apply for this position, you must be issued with a Working With Children clearance number by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. A person that does not have a Working With Children Check and/or deemed barred from the Office of the Children’s Guardian are ineligible to apply.

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Team Leader - West Ryde Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8373
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

Team Leader - West Ryde Library

Job No: COR972 | Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Engage the community in this busy library with a STEM focus
  • Lead and manage our West Ryde branch
  • Enjoy a RDO approximately once every 3 weeks
  • Apply now

About Us

City of Ryde Libraries comprises of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are vibrant and welcoming places in the local community. City of Ryde Libraries continue to innovate and strengthen our services with an emphasis on exciting new developments and emerging technologies in Public Libraries.

About the Role

We have a rare and exciting opportunity to join City of Ryde Libraries as the Team Leader – West Ryde Library. This is your chance to bring your leadership skills to this unique library which also houses STEM installations and is located in a busy shopping and transport precinct.

The purpose of this role is to deliver a consistent and responsive library service that meets the community’s needs and to provide leadership and operational management of the branch library. As a senior member of the library service you will contribute to the development and delivery of service improvements and to the achievements of the Library strategic plan.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday including evening and rostered weekend work. Library staff are required to wear a uniform which will be provided.

Your commencing salary is from $80,401 - $90,339 p.a. (plus Superannuation) depending on your experience and qualifications.

Note: This is a Child Related position and employment is subject to verification of the Working With Children Check status. The cost of obtaining a WWC clearance is at the applicant's expense.

Key Responsibilities

  • support the Library Management Team by providing leadership and guidance with relation to people management processes including recruitment, staff development and performance improvement.
  • lead and supervise the lending services function of the library and co-ordinate the rostering of staff within teams and/or in other teams as required.
  • establish, foster and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • manage the service desk and customer experience to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction and seek assistance from specialist library staff as required.
  • contribute to the senior library management team to improve service delivery by maintaining an awareness of current trends in public libraries and contributing to the strategic direction of the library service.
  • proactively identify and meet community needs, ensuring that the collection, services and programs target current and emerging needs particularly in the area of STEM education and technology.                                           

Key Requirements

  • degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and/or a degree level qualification in a related area with significant public library experience.
  • current COVID 19 vaccinations
  • current Working with Children check
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • experience in the delivery of a high level public library and information service in a cross cultural customer service environment.
  • proven people management and supervisory experience (minimum 2 years) in a public library or similar customer focussed environment, including the supervision and performance management of staff.
  • proven high level communication and interpersonal skills including report writing, procedure development, problem solving, negotiation and effective complaints handling skills and experience

Culture & Benefits

  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks

How to apply

Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 8 February 2022 @ 11:30pm

Apply

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Liz Wilkinson, Senior Coordinator Library Operations on (02) 9952 8373 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

Temporary Programs Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jenny Wyllie, Operations Manager
Contact Number
Jenny Wyllie
Location
Goulburn Valley Libraries, VIC

 

Temporary Programs Coordinator

  • Location: Administration building, Shepparton
  • Temporary Full Time | Band 5
  • Closing Date: 30/01/2022 11:59 pm
About the Role

Goulburn Valley Libraries is seeking an enthusiastic, community-minded person to assist us to re-establish and refresh our programming across the Corporation.

Build partnerships and use community networks to initiate new programs and events, while maintaining and enhancing existing programs. Seek funding opportunities, develop marketing collateral, and work with a team of Library Co-ordinators and other staff to deliver programs and events tailored to our diverse communities. If you are self-motivated but also enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment, this could be the role for you.

This is a fixed 6 month contract, while the incumbent is on extended leave. Rostered hours will generally be 8.30-5.00 Monday to Friday but may require evening or weekend shifts on occasion. The role is classified as Band 5 and will be for 76 hours per fortnight. Part-time hours may be available by negotiation.

How to Apply

Applications, including responses to selection criteria, should be forwarded to Jenny Wyllie, Operations Manager, by email humanresources@gvrlc.vic.gov.au or mail PO Box 632 Shepparton 3632 https://gvlibraries.com.au

For further information contact: Jenny Wyllie E: humanresources@gvrlc.vic.gov.au 03 5832 1622

Employment Documents:
https://www.plv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Position-Description-Temporary-Programs-Coordinator-January-2022.pdf

 

For other positions see PLV Careers!

Library Officer – Community

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jenny Wyllie, Operations Manager
Contact Number
03 5832 1622 or humanresources@gvrlc.vic.gov.au
Location
Goulburn Valley Libraries, VIC

 

Library Officer – Community

  • Location: Shepparton
  • Permanent Full TimeBand 4
  • Closing Date: 30/01/2022 11:59 pm
About the Role

Goulburn Valley Libraries is looking for a dynamic and experienced person to join the team at Shepparton Library.

The role is multi-faceted, with a focus on development of community programs and connections at the Shepparton Library. It is an opportunity for a community-minded person to put their own stamp on the position. This position incorporates Libraries after Dark, where the library is open until 10pm every Thursday evening.

The successful applicant must be available to work a flexible roster of shifts across weekdays, weekends and evenings, and be able to support the goals of the Corporation.

How to Apply

Applications, including responses to selection criteria, should be forwarded to Jenny Wyllie, Operations Manager, by email humanresources@gvrlc.vic.gov.au or mail PO Box 632 Shepparton 3632.
https://gvlibraries.com.au

For further information contact: Jenny Wyllie E: humanresources@gvrlc.vic.gov.au 03 5832 1622

Employment Documents:
https://www.plv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Position-Description-Shepparton-Library-Officer-Community-Jan-2022.pdf

For all positions see PLV Careers!

Lifelong Learning Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Reuben Thom
Contact Number
0409 328 761
Location
City of Canning Council, WA

 

Lifelong Learning Librarian

Cannington, Australia | Reference: 5808758

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! We have a rewarding opportunity for a Lifelong Learning Librarian to join the Community Learning team on a fulltime, temporary basis until 30 June 2022.

Impact the Community in a Big Way!

The Lifelong Learning Librarian is responsible for the development and delivery of innovative programs that encourage community learning across the City's Libraries. The role also provides excellent customer service to community members and ensures efficient running of library operations and services.

Reporting to the Team Leader- Library, the Lifelong Learning Librarian performs duties such as:

  • Overseeing collection management services and ensuring community access to resources through cataloguing, monitoring of supplier services and supervision of copy cataloguing.
  • Demonstrating and promoting digital literacy resources that help build community capacity and engagement.
  • Developing and delivering learning programmes and contributing to library system development, problem resolution and library product maximisation, including statistical collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Providing leadership to staff and volunteers through supervision and support.

If successful, you will enjoy:

  • A rewarding opportunity to engage with the community and develop their learning curiosity and capacity.
  • Free Gym Membership across our Cannington and Riverton Leisureplexes.
  • $77,090 - $84,122 per annum + super

You will have eligibility for ALIA Association, Allied Membership, combined with 3 to 5 years of professional customer service experience. The right applicant for the role will have a qualification in Librarianship, advanced digital literacy skills, and comprehensive knowledge of collection management, cataloguing and resource acquisition in all formats. The ability to provide strong team direction and prioritise one's time is key. A valid Working with Children Check and current (under 6 months) satisfactory National Police Certificate is required.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Please visit our Careers website where you can access the position description and apply for the position. To submit an application, you will need to provide two attachments being your resume and cover letter.

For a confidential enquiry please contact Reuben Thom on 0409 328 761. Reference 104-2122

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 4 February 2022. We reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.

We are proud of our Culture of Care which means caring for ourselves, our workmates and our community. We comply with the WA State Government's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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

Applications Close: 04 Feb 2022

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