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Library Community Engagement and Innovation Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Koula Kalaitzoglou
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1793
Greater Dandenong City Council, VIC


Library Community Engagement and Innovation Officer

  • Work type: Temporary Full Time
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Department: Community Services

$73,610 - $85,282 pa (plus super)

Temporary Full Time (35 hours per week until June 2024)

About Us

Greater Dandenong City Council is the most culturally diverse locality in Australia, with residents from over 150 different birthplaces, nearly two-thirds of whom were born overseas. Key industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade, wholesale trade and transport.

We are a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people, and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.

About the role

There is an amazing opportunity for a creative and passionate Library Community Engagement and Innovation Officer to temporarily join our contemporary library service.

The Library Community Engagement and Innovation Officer works within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services Department at both Springvale and Dandenong Library sites with opportunity to deliver to outreach locations within the City of Greater Dandenong.

The role’s key responsibilities include the planning, development and high-quality project support of Library Service programs and events, including the coordination of print, online and social media marketing. The position also involves engaging stakeholders in the planning, delivery and evaluation of library programs and partnerships.

The role also supports Library Service delivery including a weekly evening and monthly weekend shifts.

About you

The successful applicant will have excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated program/project management experience, a passion for community engagement and development and an interest in innovative technology and programs.

Please ensure you address the key selection criteria outlined in the position description as part of your application. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Library Community Engagement and Innovation Officer Position Description - 440KB

In accordance with Council requirements, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, including booster injections or an authorised medical exemption.

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Benefits of working with us

Council believes in providing an environment where staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals.

Our workplace has an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

For more information about our benefits, please visit our careers page: Working with Us

Further information: Koula Kalaitzoglou, (03) 8571 1793
Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday, 26 April 2023


Library Branch Supervisor

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lisa Zanetti, Team Leader Library Experience
Contact Number
M: 0427 799 451
Shellharbour City Council, NSW


Library Branch Supervisor

Job No: SHELL804 | Location: Shellharbour NSW

This exciting leadership role is based in our beautiful new Warilla Library! You will join the dynamic and innovative Shellharbour City Libraries team that’s focused on providing welcoming and vibrant libraries for our community and customers.

You will work collaboratively to provide library experiences and programs that inspire the community.

About us: 

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to over 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres.  It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. 

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019, 2020 & 2021 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library, Winner in 2021 for Small Regional Airport of the year, and recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council 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.

  • Permanent full time, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time 
  • Commencing salary range from $60,989.24 - $64,722.84 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience)
  • Plus 10.5% superannuation
  • 7-day roster including evening and weekend shifts
  • Great organisational culture with a strong, values led and progressive team 
  • Access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Fitness Passport, Provident Fund activities etc.  

Please Note: This position requires a Working with Children Check clearance.

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.

Contact: Lisa Zanetti, Team Leader Library Experience on 0427 799 451.

Closing date: Sunday, 30 April 2023 at 11:30pm.

Apply now...

Complete the application via the APPLY NOW! link 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 may save and return to this later, however incomplete applications will not be considered. You may wish to prepare your responses in a word document and then COPY and PASTE into the fields provided. Your Resume and qualifications can be attached on the NEXT page.

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!

Libraries & Customer Service Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cecelia Steele
Contact Number
T: 02 6043 5645
AlburyCity Council, NSW



Libraries & Customer Service Officer

Albury, New South Wales, Australia

Business, Growth & Community


Grade 7


$58,458 to $64,304 pa + 10.5% employer contribution to superannuation


Lavington Library Coordinator


Permanent Part Time


Provide friendly and efficient customer service, information and technology service as part of the Albury Libraries and Museums Team.



  • Provide front-line, customer- focused service at the Lavington Library and Council customer service facility as part of the Lavington Library team.  This would include, but not limited to:
    • Undertake customer service duties - provide information, technology, retail assistance to Lavington Library customers
    • Quickly identify our customers’ needs and ensure the information provided is transparent, open and delivered in a timely manner in accordance with legislation and Council policies.
    • Provide customer service excellence to our diverse community across our multi contact channels environment; being face to face, telephone & online.
    • Accurately undertake cash handling tasks, including processing, receipting, balancing and banking.
  • Assist in provision of library and exhibition programs for children, adults and targeted groups.
  • Assist in library collection management as required, including library shelving and tidying, updating the libraries catalogue.
  • Undertake Lavington Library administrative processes including room and event hire, statistical reporting and inter-branch deliveries.
  • Use a variety of information management systems including library management, computer booking systems and customer request management systems.
  • Liaise and problem solve with the other areas of Council when required to provide relevant services to the customer.
  • Staff members who hold Justice of the Peace registration may, on a volunteer basis, support the organisation in providing Justice of the Peace Services to the community. If not currently a JP, willingness to obtain your JP registration would be beneficial.
  • Participate in a customer-focussed service as part of a self-managed, dynamic team environment.
  • Perform other tasks or duties as directed by the Supervisor which are within the limits of the employee’s skill, competence and training.
  • Observe requirements of the WHS Legislation, relevant to the job and adhere to AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding WHS.
  • Observe appropriate AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding day-to-day operations including Equal Employment Opportunity policies, AlburyCity’s Dress Code and Standards Policy and AlburyCity's Code of Conduct.




  • Our People


  • All external customers


  • Based on a 35 hour week, working 21 hours across a 7 day spread with actual days and times being worked in accordance with the facility roster. Requirement to work one Saturday within a 4-week period additional to the 21 hours worked that week.
  • Hours worked on weekends will attract the appropriate loading. 
  • Additional hours up to 35 hours per week may be worked by agreement, and this would be paid at the ordinary rate of pay.
  • This position has been assessed as Category B under AlburyCity’s Dress Code category. Uniforms in this category are compulsory and are provided with the position.
  • This position involves working in a mix of environments including both indoor and outdoor.  In addition to computer work, a moderate amount of physical activity may also be required, depending on the nature of the tasks undertaken. Appropriate WHS standards will be applied for all manual handing activity. A full functional and medical assessment will be carried out for this position. 
  • This position is located at the Lavington Library. The position may at times be rostered at the LibraryMuseum or the Council Customer Service Centre with occasional visits to external sites/depots as required.


  • Certificate IV in Library and Information Services, Business Management or equivalent relevant experience in a customer service or cultural service environment
  • Class C Driver’s Licence (compulsory to have and maintain)


  • JP Registration


  • Experience working in a public library or cultural facility in a customer focussed role will be highly regarded


  • Demonstrated ability to work with the minimum of supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to supervise casual staff and volunteers as delegated
  • Ability to maintain standards of confidentiality, ethics and legal responsibility


  • Sound knowledge of customer service principles applied to a range of customer profiles
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library procedures, services  and programs
  • Knowledge of local government operations and services
  • High level of computer literacy in the use of a variety of software applications including MS Office Suite,  web based products and information management systems
  • High level numeracy skills and knowledge of cash handling, receipting and ability to complete end of day reconciliations and banking records.
  • Experience in a broad range of administrative functions including drafting correspondence, preparing reports, filing on electronic document management system and maintenance of accurate statistics and records
  • Ability to provide Information and Readers Advisory Services


  • Ability to make appropriate judgements in relation to quality of service delivery, security of AlburyCity’s assets and safety of welfare of clients and staff
  • Ability to apply innovative solutions and ideas in the workplace
  • Proactively problem solve and maintain a high standard of ethics in all matters


  • Demonstrated  time management skills
  • Ability to instruct and direct casual staff and volunteers as delegated


  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and team members to facilitate work goals and ensure a committed and motivated team
  • Knowledge and demonstrated commitment to the principles of customer service, and maintaining a safe, welcoming and client friendly environment
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills


Our Organisation:  We are the facilitator of a thriving, resilient and liveable city full of opportunities and the custodians of an environment like no other. We consistently deliver best-in-class leadership, services, facilities and experiences, providing exceptional living for our local community. 

Our Values: We are a values driven organisation and these underpin everything we do. 

  • Working Together: I respect, listen to and value the contributions of others and celebrate our achievements.
  • Integrity: I am trustworthy, honest, accountable, open and consistent in all that I do.
  • Courage and Passion: I am enthusiastic and have the confidence to speak up for the betterment of AlburyCity.
  • Innovation: I seek to increase my knowledge through new ideas and continuous improvement.
  • Loyalty: I am supportive of others and committed to AlburyCity and the community.

Live Well Work Well: The health and safety of our people is more than a priority, it’s a commitment embedded within our values. Unlike priorities which change over time, our values form the basis for all that we do; they define our purpose and what we stand for. We seek to have a positive impact by developing a holistic wellbeing culture that empowers everyone to be their healthiest and happiest version, resulting in a more engaged and productive workforce with lower incidence of illness and injury. 

It is, and always will be, our goal to have a workplace free from harm. 


The DirectorateBusiness, Growth & Community - Our Business, Growth & Community  

Directorate focuses on providing more and better, opportunities for our people and our  


The groups within our directorate will empower our people, city and region to strive for  

more and to champion the significance of Albury as a national destination for life, work,  

culture, sport, entertainment, business and investment. 

We build relationships and promote engaging and actionable dialogue with our community  

and our partners. We ensure good governance, financial sustainability and we facilitate a  

highly engaged, satisfied and well-informed workforce. 


Our Service Model: People/Place/Progress -  Our Service model is built around our brand  

pillars of empowering progress, Serving with Excellence, which is about our people and  

taking care of our place

We are caretakers and custodians of a very special, unique place. We are committed to  

enhancing the experience of living on the Murray River, preserving our natural environment  

and promoting our region as a gateway to our many, varied landscapes. 


Service Cluster: Community & Place Our Community and Place Service Cluster plays a key  

role in enhancing our city’s rich tapestry. Its purpose is to contribute to a vibrant, united,  

caring and inviting community through integrated planning and delivery of a range of  

community, social, creative and cultural services. 



Team Leader Wendouree Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tara Hossack, Coordinator Library Service Development
Contact Number
0409 590 437
City of Ballarat Council, VIC


Team Leader Wendouree Library

  • View Position Description   
  • Permanent Full-time Position
  • Band 6 salary range from $84,185.92 to $91,218.4 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Lead an enthusiastic team to provide learning services for the Ballarat community

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced professional to work as part of the Libraries and Lifelong Learning team to provide customer focussed, innovative and effective library and learning services for the community in line with Council values, strategic directions and community needs. 

The position manages the day-to-day operations of the Wendouree Library, provides professional and responsive customer services and coordinates the delivery of a wide range of community programs in the Wendouree Library. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in managing a team to deliver high quality customer focused service and a clear understanding of the strategic objectives of a modern public library in the community. 

Qualifications and experience: 

  • Qualifications and experience as listed above. 
  • Demonstrated ability to champion, model and promote the corporate values. 
  • Ability to lead and motivate team members and communicate in a collaborative and cooperative manner.
  • Experience at middle management level contributing to the overall service provision of the library service.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in managing a team to deliver high quality customer focused service.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of technologies relevant to a library environment including a general knowledge of emerging trends in new technologies.

How to apply: 

To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application.

The closing date for this position is 11:59pm 27 April 2023. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and key selection criteria response statement. 

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check. 



For further information on this position, please contact Tara Hossack, Coordinator Library Service Development, (04) 0959 0437. 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values diversity, flexibility and child safety. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace and reasonable adjustments will be made to the process to ensure equitable access.  We undertake an employment screening process to ensure this commitment is upheld, this includes ensuring the successful candidate holds a valid working with children check and satisfactory criminal history record check.

Job Ref: CJ000005

Submitted: 06-04-2023

Youth Services Team Leader 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Faizi Misela - Middle Years & Youth Services Coordinator
Contact Number
City of Port Phillip, VIC


Youth Services Team Leader 

  • Salary Range Band 7 $101,791- $113,909 per annum plus 10.5% Super
  • Full time Permanent opportunity 
  • Located at Bubup Nairm Family Centre with flexible working arrangements possible

About the Organisation 

The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more. City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation.

About the Role

The Team Leader – Youth Services is a senior and specialist role within the Family Youth & Children Department, and requires a highly motivated self-starter, with integrity, strong problem solving and initiative who can lead a dynamic service area. 


The three main objectives of the role are:

  • Leadership and staff management – Effectively manage all facets of the operations of the Youth Services team (including grant management of external funded services), supporting contemporary and best practice youth services in line with current policy.
  • Strategic Service Planning and Development – develop the 2023 Youth Services Action Plan, and lead the Youth Service team and relevant stakeholders in its implementation, continuous improvement, evaluation and advocacy. 
  • Specialist liaison and advocate – Provide guidance and specialist advice on young people and best practice in youth services provision to multiple stakeholders, internal and external. Develop partnerships with the aim of responding and addressing the needs of local young people. 

Skills and Experience 

  • Provide strategic and specialist advice and direction, in consultation with the Coordinator, to the organisation, and external stakeholders on young people and youth services
  • Exercise independent judgement on all Key Responsibilities and Duties within delegated authority and policy, regulation and legislation requirements, seeking support or advice as required 
  • High level problem solving, risk management and initiative, relevant to the seniority and the specialist/ advisory nature of the role, and the leadership of staff and others
  • Sound, contemporary knowledge and understanding of young people and strength-based practice (CoPP uses the Developmental Assets framework), and
  • Experience in management of youth services delivery (as well as program and project management), including planning, continuous improvement and evaluation
  • Extensive experience in staff and team management, with well-developed strategies for team development, motivation, supervision and managing people in dynamic and changing environments 
  • High level communication and management skills, including strong verbal and written capacity, and well-developed negotiation skills
  • The ability to advocate within a large, diverse organisation and gain support from others
  • A collaborative approach to service delivery and outcomes
  • Sound analytical thinking skills to support strategic service planning and needs based program planning


People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace.  We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community. 


  • We offer a workplace which accommodates your working style and needs. 
  • Be supported and empowered by a leadership team that is community focused, with a strong desire for change and a culture that encourages teamwork and innovation. Training and development opportunities, study assistance, flexible working conditions, paid parental leave, an active social club, a health and wellbeing program, and a well- regarded Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Security Requirements and Professional Obligations      

Pre-employment screening will apply to all appointments.  

Prior to a formal letter of offer, preferred applicants will be asked to provide:

  • Evidence of mandatory qualifications/registrations/licences,
  • Sufficient proof of their right to work in Australia, and                                                       
  • Sufficient proof of their identity. 
  • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination or valid medical exemption in line with City of Port Phillip Vaccination Policy.
  • Complete a National Police Check completed via City of Port Phillip’s Provider.
  • Evidence of a Working with Children Check (employee type with City of Port Phillip registered as the organisation).  

How to Apply


All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria.

Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Faizi Misela - Middle Years & Youth Services Coordinator via email at 

Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 7 May 2023 | APPLY NOW!

The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued. We actively welcome and encourage candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nation and Torres Strait Islander candidates, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and candidates with a disability.

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact David Crichton (Recruitment and Employee Experience Lead) on phone 0466 859 533 or email:

Library Services Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sharna Ross
Contact Number
(08) 8972 5500
Katherine Town Council, NT


Library Services Manager

  • Location:  Katherine Town Council
  • Salary: $84,000 - $94,000
  • Work type: Full time

Katherine Town Council is the Municipal Council for Katherine, NT. Providing services to the Katherine Community relating to rates, roads, infrastructure, animal control, waste management and other core essential services. Katherine is the fourth largest town in the Northern Territory, situation 320km south of Darwin.

We strive to provide an inclusive, happy, healthy and safe work environment for all.

Position Summary :

This position reports directly to the Director of Community Services. The primary purpose of the position to coordinate the day-today operations of all aspects of the public library at Katherine Public Library to ensure the delivery of contemporary and dynamic library services for the Katherine community.

Key Requirements :

  • Demonstrated understanding of the role/s of public libraries in communities and a community-centred approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging technologies and changing ways libraries deliver business
  • Ability to implement a range of public library programs and services within a community-centred context.
  • Experience and knowledge of customer service in public library contexts
  • High level written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to engage, liaise and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated management skills to support and manage staff.
  • Administrative and organisational skills including records management, finance, risk and project management.
  • An ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures with understanding of EEO principles and WH&S practices.
  • Current Working with Children clearance (Ochre Card)
  • Current NT Drivers License

Job Responsibility :

  1. Manage and coordinate the design, delivery, implementation and evaluation of programs and services to meet community needs.
  2. Lead service delivery including the management of operations, collections, marketing, financial and facility management.
  3. Manage and support a library team fostering a culture of innovation, learning, continuous improvement and service enhancement.
  4. Develop and implement library strategic plans, policies, and procedures in accordance with community needs and Katherine Town Council’s strategic objectives.
  5. Provide a safe, secure and WHS compliant facility and library service.
  6. Provide non-standard reports for Library Services to go to Council from time to time and reports to be included in the Annual and Municipal Plan.
  7. Other responsibilities as shall be reasonable associated with or incidental to the above responsibilities or as shall, in the course of the employment be agreed between the parties as being or forming part of the duties.

Organisational Responsibilities

  1. Ensure compliance with Workplace Health and Safety requirements. Comply with workplace procedures for risk identification, risk assessment and risk control. Participate in activities associated with the management of workplace health and safety. Identify and report health and safety risks, accidents, incidents, injuries, property damage and mishaps at the workplace.
  2. Assist in the implementation of the Katherine Town Council’s Local Counter Disaster Sub-Plan in the event of a disaster;
  3. Ensure incumbent is dedicated to servicing our community and will listen to and proactively respond to their needs;
  4. Foster sustainable, honest relationships with the community and stakeholders
  5. Perform and deliver results that align with organisations strategic direction and serve our community;
  6. Work in accordance with Council’s Vision and Mission statement

Job Functions : Local

Job Benefits :

  1. Relocation assistance from current location to Katherine
  2. 6 weeks annual leave p.a
  3. 3 weeks sick leave p.a
  4. Above award entitlements

Selling Point: Leadership position. Fantastic opportunity for a leader to join a supportive and financial sustainable organisation. Create a lasting impact of change!

Contact : Sharna Ross

Customer Service Officer Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Bunbury, WA


Customer Service Officer Libraries

Bunbury, Australia | Reference: 6306521

  • Permanent Part Time (32 hours/fortnight)
  • Matched super contributions up to 5%
  • Public service holidays
  • Access to great staff benefits

Welcoming and full of opportunities. The City of Bunbury is a diverse and vibrant community in the heart of the Southwest. A council that stands proud of the services we deliver to our community. We provide a positive work environment, flexible working arrangements and support for professional development.

There's never been a better time to join the City of Bunbury!

We currently have an exciting role for you to join our team as Customer Service Officer in a part-time permanent position based at the City of Bunbury Libraries.

A little bit about you

You are an enthusiastic and community minded individual with a strong customer service ethos. Your motivation to serve the community, drive to contribute to the team and the energy you put in to continuously develop your skills will see your success in this role.

A little bit about the role

Along with general library duties, you will deliver a high-quality innovative, customer ‘first‘ service to the City of Bunbury community. You will promote and assist the public in using library services that are delivered via online and digital technologies. You are flexible and adaptable individual who will enjoy working between Bunbury's two dynamic Library facilities.

Please note regular weekend and evening work is required.

What we offer you

In exchange for your hard work, you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary of $31.98 per hour (gross). You'll also be joining a fun and supportive team working with you to achieve the same goals.

What do you need?

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Ability to think analytically and problem solve.
  • Well-developed information technology skills.

A National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check is required for this position and to be supplied at interview stage or upon commencement of employment with the City.

How to apply:

Applicants are to provide a Resume, Covering Letter and statement against Essential Criteria as per the application form online.

To be considered, all applications must be submitted via the City of Bunbury Careers Website

For further information please refer to our How to Apply section on the website.

Applications Close: Thursday, 20th April at 5.30pm AWST


Collections Management Officer (Library Services)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alice Mariano, Library Collections Lead
Contact Number
(08) 8229 9991
City of Holdfast Bay, SA


Collections Management Officer (Library Services)

Permanent Full Time  | Base Salary Range: $81,837 - $87,842 p/a

About Us

We are proud of what we achieve for our community and we empower and value our staff by recognising achievements and delivering on our promises. We are respectful, innovative and easy to do business with and we engage our community to inspire progress and build a future. We enjoy what we do!

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Library Collections Lead, you will be responsible for providing a high quality, customer focused library service to the community across the Brighton and Glenelg branches.

This position is responsible for contributing to the development and maintenance of collections as guided by the library procurement, cataloguing and maintenance principles. This includes quality control of cataloguing standards to maintain database integrity, coordinating collection procurement, cataloguing, processing, and maintenance activities for physical and digital collection items.

Your will proactively develop and maintain respectful, positive and collaborative relationships internally and externally with customers and volunteers. You will also ensure records are accurate and compliant with Library management system consortium and industry standards and trends.

This is a full-time role that works across a 4-week roster and includes some weekend hours.

The right person will have skills and experience in the following:

  • Library tertiary qualification as recognised by the Australian Library & Information Association
  • Cataloguing standards (MARC21, AACR2, LCSH and RDA)
  • Collection management including theory and practice, team tasks and timeframes
  • Library management systems and online services
  • Literature and information resources in all media formats
  • Microsoft Office and experience in using corporate digital applications
  • Unencumbered Australian drivers licence
  • Understanding of public libraries and extensive knowledge of leading library practices
  • are highly desirable

What we offer:

  • Career development opportunities
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration
  • Recognition of achievements
  • Vehicle Salary Packaging
  • Paid parental and partner leave
  • Employee Assistance Program

To enquire and apply:

To find out more about the role contact Alice Mariano, Library Collections Lead on (08) 8229 9991

Head to to review the Position Description before you submit your application.

Email the following to

  • Your Resume

  • A cover letter of up to 2 pages, telling us about yourself and how your qualifications, experience and skills relate to this role

Please quote reference no. 21/23 on your application.

Only applicants who address and meet the essential criteria in the Position Description will be considered.

Applications close at 9am on Friday, 21 April 2023 | For more information click here

Candidates will be required to undertake DHS Screening.

Library Programs Delivery Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carol Moore
Contact Number
Ipswich City Council, QLD



Library Programs Delivery Officer

Requisition ID 2335 - Posted 06/04/2023 - Libraries - Part Time

About us

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

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

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

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

About the role

Ipswich Libraries is a dynamic, innovative and growing provider of a range of library and information services and products to the community. As Library Programs Delivery Officer, you will be part of the Library Programs team responsible for the development and delivery of high quality and inclusive library programs and initiatives that support literacy, learning and connection across the Ipswich region.

We are seeking a collaborative, proactive and enthusiastic staff member to join our creative and supportive team. Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the development, implementation and promotion of a wide range of library programs, events and initiatives including digital literacy
  • Demonstrating a customer focussed approach and strive for excellence
  • Providing dynamic and professional program delivery across Ipswich Libraries branches and diverse outreach locations
  • Effectively engaging with, and presenting to, community members and groups of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in physical and online environments

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership
  • Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Library Technician) or equivalent qualification and/or relevant proven experience to carry out the range of duties required
  • A current Queensland “C” class driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check – Issue of Blue Card and Positive Notice Letter (issued by the Queensland Government) or Exemption Card
  • The ability to be resilient, agile and a supportive team member 
  • A passion for community engagement with individuals and groups of all ages

A medical is required with the attributes to undertake a range of manual handling tasks which may include setting up for events, moving trolleys, loading and unloading vehicles and driving a range of Council’s vehicles.

To view the full position description, click here

What's on offer?

This is a permanent part time role, working 19 hours per week, Level 3 commencing at $74,497 (pro-rata), plus superannuation of up to 12.25%.

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

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

How to Apply

Please click apply and submit:

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

Closing date: 20 April 2023, 4.30pm.

Please direct any related questions to

Please note; emailed applications will not be accepted.

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

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

Branch Team Leader - Caboolture

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Branch Team Leader - Caboolture

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  • Job Number: 498812
  • Division: Community & Environment
  • Employment Status: Permanent
  • Categories: Library Services

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $87,291 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the MBRC EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Location: Caboolture

About our opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Branch Team Leader to join our dedicated team at the Caboolture Library!

In this role, you will oversee a team of library staff in their daily operations as well as manage the library’s collection to meet the needs of the local community.

You will use a range of workforce management initiatives to lead and support your team, whilst providing expert support and advice to the Caboolture Senior Branch Leader. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders and regional partners to build relationships and ensure the library’s services are meeting the needs of the community.

Additionally, you would be responsible for maintaining the library’s facility and venue, contributing to the review of library processes and services and preparing business plans and reports on service outcomes. This branch is the home base for the mobile library. Click here for further information relating to our mobile library service.

Our Caboolture library is open 7 days/week, closed on public holidays. We operate at this location with a 4 week rotating roster, and the successful applicant will need to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours. We anticipate the roster for this role will include working 1 weekend (Sat & Sun) every 4 weeks, and shift times will be between 8:00am to 6:15pm and may include late closing on Tuesday evening at 8:15pm.

The Library Services team forms part of our Cultural Services Department, which aims to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence when delivering exhibitions, information, collections, programs and spaces for our community and visitors.

Click here to learn more about the great programs and services currently underway in our libraries across the region.

About you

We are looking for a leader who is experienced, passionate and knowledgeable in the delivery of public library services!

You will have the ability to build strong relationships with your team and local community stakeholders to achieve positive customer service experiences. 

You will bring your expertise in reviewing, developing and implementing processes to drive continual improvement within the library. As well as your understanding of the presentation and maintenance standards required within the public library setting.

You will hold a valid Qld Working with Children blue card or be eligible and willing to obtain prior to commencement.

Position Description

Please refer to the Library Team Leader - Position Description for further information.  

Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.

 How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at

For more information about Moreton Bay Regional Council and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

*Applications will close midnight, Tuesday 25 April 2023. 

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