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Team Leader Library Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing
Contact Number
02 9330 6202
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Team Leader Library Programs

Job No: GR400194 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

About the Team

Georges River Libraries are a place where people come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. It's a place where they can go to relax and escape, learn and be inspired. Our community can explore a range of books, manuscripts, photographs, films, maps and online resources as well as special objects our ‘Library of Things’. From digital cameras and musical instruments to international language books and unique local collections, you will discover a wide range of items to enjoy at the library. Our spaces are inviting, safe and accessible. From quiet reading rooms to busy media labs, making them ideal locations to discover, socialise and play. Our friendly team are on hand to help with any library and resourcing needs. Georges River Libraries are here to help inspire your world.  

The team is filled with talented and passionate individuals who are committed to working together and with the business to achieve its goals and objectives.  We take our values very seriously, and recognise our contributions benefit our people, and more broadly, the community. Our goal is to be the best at what we do and ensure Council is a great place to work.

About the Opportunity 

The Team Leader Library Programs contributes to the efficient and effective operation of Georges River libraries through the provision of quality library programs and services that meets the strategic objectives of the Library Service.

This role also works to promote the value of the library service and build relationships with key Library and Council stakeholders as well as the delivery of programs, loans desk tasks and roving duties at all Georges River Libraries as required.

What we can offer you

  • Permanent, Full time - 70 hours per fortnight 
  • Full time equivalent salary from $81,150.91 - $94,025.51 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid work arrangements, and flexible start and finish times
  • Additional Health and Wellbeing paid leave
  • Fitness Passport Program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging Options
  • Sponsored Study Program
  • Parental Leave and Support
  • Employee Rewards Program
  • Ongoing Education and Resources

What we're looking for

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience in the development, coordination, delivery, and evaluation of a broad range of library programs and events for adults.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering successful promotional campaigns including needs analysis, planning, design and delivery and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer applications and social media platforms and their application and effectiveness in promotional campaigns.
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, project management and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in providing a quality customer focused library service.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including effective negotiation, consultation and consensus building.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and guide others in developing and implementing innovative approaches.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing on 02 9330 6202.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 9 April 2023 at 11.30PM AEST.

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQIA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Librarian Outreach and Community Engagement

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing
Contact Number
02 9330 6202
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Librarian Outreach and Community Engagement

Job No: GR400199 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

About the Team

Georges River Libraries are a place where people come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. It's a place where they can go to relax and escape, learn and be inspired. Our community can explore a range of books, manuscripts, photographs, films, maps and online resources as well as special objects our ‘Library of Things’. From digital cameras and musical instruments to international language books and unique local collections, you will discover a wide range of items to enjoy at the library. Our spaces are inviting, safe and accessible. From quiet reading rooms to busy media labs, making them ideal locations to discover, socialise and play. Our friendly team are on hand to help with any library and resourcing needs. Georges River Libraries are here to help inspire your world.  

The team is filled with talented and passionate individuals who are committed to working together and with the business to achieve its goals and objectives.  We take our values very seriously, and recognise our contributions benefit our people, and more broadly, the community. Our goal is to be the best at what we do and ensure Council is a great place to work.

About the Opportunity 

This role will develop and deliver innovative and creative outreach events, programs, and activities through online communication channels, face-to-face programs, and in non-traditional library settings to increase the visibility and profile of library services. The position includes the delivery of service desk tasks and roving duties at all Georges River Libraries as required.

What we can offer you

  • Permanent, Full time - 70 hours per fortnight 
  • Full time equivalent salary from $75,395.80 - $87,357.41 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid work arrangements, and flexible start and finish times
  • Additional Health and Wellbeing paid leave
  • Fitness Passport Program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging Options
  • Sponsored Study Program
  • Parental Leave and Support
  • Employee Rewards Program
  • Ongoing Education and Resources

What we're looking for

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Current/Valid NSW Class C driver’s license.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing outreach services in public libraries or an equivalent field.  
  • High level skills in written and verbal communication including effective business writing, public speaking, running meetings, providing presentations, training, and consulting with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing plans, including project management and evaluation processes.
  • Demonstrated research, data analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community engagement principles, processes, and current best practice methods.
  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as influence, develop and manage business relationships.
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience in the use of MS Office platforms including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate. 

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Alexia Tedmanson, Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing on 02 9330 6202.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 14 April 2023 at 11.30PM AEST.

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQIA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

Apply Now!

Library Training Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lea King
Contact Number
02 8495 6868
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

Library Training Officer

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Location: Northern Beaches Council

Division: Community & Belonging

Business Unit: Library Services

Title: Library Training Officer, Permanent - Part-time Role, 28 hours per week

Salary Range: $71838.4 to $83487.12 pro rata per annum + super (subject to skills and experience)

Who we are :
Stretching from Palm Beach to Manly, the Northern Beaches boasts more than half of all the beaches in Sydney and a population of more than 270,000. Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. We are proud to be the winner of the Bluett Award 2022 and the 2022 Change Champion Award in the Enterprise Category. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.


Our libraries across the Northern Beaches provide an important literary and cultural resource for all age groups. We offer spaces and facilities to provide a great place for reading, work, or study for the whole community as well as a range of dedicated programs for children.  The purpose of the Northern Beaches library Service is Libraries for Life, Enhancing Leisure and Learning. 

Northern Beaches Council is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Council acknowledges that protecting the safety of children and young people is a whole of community responsibility and is everyone’s business.

Working with us :

Northern Beaches Council provides a comprehensive range of benefits focused on our employees’ lifestyle, health and wellbeing, recognition and career development.  In this role you’ll enjoy -

  • Health and wellbeing leave 
  • A culture of supporting continuous professional development 
  • Employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits 
  • Values based culture and a teams oriented working environment 

Our opportunity :
The key focus areas of this role include: 
1)    Share knowledge and deliver coaching and training for library staff
2)    Role model high quality customer service delivery
3)    Collaborate on continuous process improvement and documentation

About you :
We’re looking for a people-oriented person to join our Library Service Improvement team.  You’ll be pro-active and bring high quality customer service to a team passionate about making a difference to our community.
 

Additional Information :

  • Position Description
  • Applications close on 12 April 2023
  • Expected Interview Date 1 May 2023
  • Questions? Please call Lea King on 02 8495 6868

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Library Customer Service Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Leanne Thorpe
Contact Number
(08) 9432 9768
Location
City of Fremantle Council, WA

 

Library Customer Service Officer

Permanent Full Time 

Salary:  $59,373- $69,424 per annum + 10.5% super

Benefits:

  • Free parking and safe bike storage
  • End of trip facilities
  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Discounted membership at Fremantle Leisure Centre
  • Superannuation co-contribution options for eligible employees
  • 17.5% leave loading (EA staff)

The City of Fremantle provides an eclectic mix of services, facilities and events to local residents, businesses and visitors. We are committed to employing caring, competent, adaptable and responsive, professional individuals who are excited about making Fremantle a welcoming city for all. We aim to do this through our culture, whereby we take ownership, bring creativity and innovative thinking, collaborate to create better outcomes, and celebrate our collective success. 

The City of Fremantle is seeking an enthusiastic and customer-focused part-time Library Customer Service Officer to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a busy and collaborative team. 

The position report to the Team Leader Library Operations and will require you to engage with and support customers to provide them with an exceptional library experience. We are seeking an individual who can interact well with a wide variety of people, with strong communication skills and an adaptable approach to work. You will be expected to work within existing practices and make suggestions on how we can improve our service delivery.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of Library front of house tasks such as shelving, returns/loads, weeding, displays and library administration.
  • Reference and IT support and general customer service across two floors.
  • Working collaboratively with the broader Lifelong Learning team to promote library services and programs
  • Ability to cover staff shifts at other off-site library services such as the Meeting place and Toy Library
  • Ability to cover weekend shifts if required

The successful applicants will understand the place of the public library within the community and be able to display high levels of empathy and discretion. Customer service experience will be looked at favourably, as will a flexible and positive attitude. The successful applicants will be asked to provide a Working with Children Check and Police Clearance.

*Days and hours worked are subject to change after consultation with staff.

The City of Fremantle promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people.  The City encourages people of all ages, genders, and abilities, Aboriginal Australians and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

If you have any access needs that may require reasonable adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, please get in touch with the contact below.  If you are an Aboriginal person or a person with a Disability who would like assistance with your application, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 136464.

Application Instructions:
Click Apply to be directed to our website and submit your application. Navigate to Job Attachments to view position description and Application Instructions.

Applicants should provide a current curriculum vitae.  You do not need to address the selection criteria. Your CV should demonstrate how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the advertised position. 

The estimated closure date is 4pm on the 14th April but we reserve the right to close the ad prior to this date.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Leanne Thorpe on (08) 9432 9768

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Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Library Branch Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gail Seeney
Contact Number
E: Gail.Seeney@ipswich.qld.gov.au
Location
Ipswich City Council ,QLD

 

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Library Branch Services Librarian (2351)

Requisition ID 2351 - Posted 23/03/2023 - Libraries - Full 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 workplace 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 and innovative provider of a range of library and information services and products to the community.

The Libraries and Customer Services (LCS) team, in which you will play a leadership role, has built a culture of inclusion, empathy and engagement, where everyday actions clearly demonstrate the team vision:

Creating connections, improving lives – every moment matters

As Library Branch Services Librarian you will be part of the Branch Services team and will be responsible for leading and developing empowered teams to deliver customer focused services to the Ipswich community.  

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead, supervise and develop empowered, solutions driven, collaborative individuals and teams to deliver efficient and effective customer focused services for diverse audiences. 
  • Develop the capability of Branch Services teams to deliver information services including local and family history, readers’ advisory, early and family literacy, reference services and digital literacy. 
  • Work collaboratively to facilitate the development and delivery of training and professional development across Branch Services.
  • Consult and contribute to development of policies, procedures, processes and reporting to ensure whole-of-service continuous improvement. 

Ipswich Libraries is a multi-site system and you may be required to work at different locations from time to time. In addition, hours of the Ipswich Libraries are spread over seven days per week and this position may be required to work outside the normal span of working hours.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have public library experience including library leadership experience as well as the following:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership as well as the LCS Vision 
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or extensive skills and experience aligned to the competencies of this role
  • The ability to be resilient, agile, innovative and strategic in a leadership capacity   
  •  A current C class driver’s license

A pre-employment medical is required with the attributes to undertake a range of manual handling tasks.

To view the full position description, Click Here

What's on offer?

This is a permanent full time role, Level 5 with a salary package commencing at $90,018 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
  • 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 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: Monday 10 April 2023, 4.30pm | APPLY NOW

Please direct any related questions to Gail.Seeney@ipswich.qld.gov.au

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.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gayatri Krishnamurthy
Contact Number
M: 0457 124 539
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

Job No: P0663  | Location: St Ives & Lindfield

Library Assistant

  • Salary $54,304.70 to $62,975.64 p/a (pro rata) + super 
  • Permanent part time position – 17.5 hours per week
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km’s north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments.

About the role

Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the role of Library Assistant.

As a Library Assistant you will provide support and assistance to the Branch Librarians and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community. 

This role will be fully integrated with the operations of the library with duties including but are not limited to:

  • Pro-active customer service delivery
  • Enabling access to digital resources and facilities
  • Delivery of programs and events
  • Assisting with the general housekeeping and presentation of the library

This is a great opportunity for an individual who has experience in collaborative team work, strong conflict resolution skills, a friendly and approachable nature along with sound interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits

  • 17.5 hour working week

**As a part of the branch network team this role will be required to work at any of our libraries as rostered. A willingness to work flexible hours on occasion, including rostered evening and weekend work will be required**

How to apply:

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview. Please submit a separate document titled Response to Essential Criteria with your response to each of the Essential Criteria.

Like to know more? Contact Gayatri Krishnamurthy on 0457 124 539

Closes: 11:30pm, Tuesday 18 April, 2023 | APPLY NOW

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

Library Team Leader (Gordon)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sita Chatterjee
Contact Number
(02) 94240175
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Library Team Leader (Gordon)

Job No: P0651 | Location: Gordon

Library Team Leader (Gordon)

  • Salary $84,744.04 to $98,303.47 p/a + super
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Community-focused role

About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km’s north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments. 

About the role

Council is currently seeking an enthusiastic professional to join our Library Services team on a full time basis. 

In this role you will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of branch libraries in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervision and allocation of workflows within the branch team
  • Contributing to, and supporting the achievement of, the Library’s improvement goals, activities and initiatives
  • Customer-focused service delivery to library clients

Required experience & skills:

  • Qualifications as a librarian recognised by the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in a Team Leader role
  • Contemporary knowledge of library and information trends
  • Experience delivering library services within the public sector
  • Current Working with Children Check 

Benefits

  • 35 hour working week
  • Health & Fitness $100 yearly reimbursement (conditional)

**As a part of the branch network team this role will be required to work at any of our libraries as rostered. A willingness to work flexible hours on occasion, including rostered evening and weekend work will be required**

How to apply:

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview. Please submit a separate document titled Response to Essential Criteria with your response to each of the Essential Criteria.

Like to know more? Contact Sita Chatterjee (02) 94240175

Closes: 11:30pm, Tuesday 18 April, 2023 | APPLY NOW

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

Team Leader Library Operations

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Leanne Thorpe
Contact Number
08 9432 9768
Location
City of Fremantle Council, WA

 

Team Leader Library Operations

Permanent full-time

Salary:  $79,564 - $93,819 per annum + 10.5% super

Benefits:

  • Health and Wellbeing program
  • Discounted membership at Fremantle Leisure Centre
  • Superannuation co-contribution options for eligible employees
  • 17.5% leave loading 

The City of Fremantle provides an eclectic mix of services, facilities and events to local residents, businesses and visitors. We are committed to employing caring, competent, adaptable and responsive, professional individuals who are excited about making Fremantle a welcoming city for all. We aim to do this through our culture, whereby we take ownership, bring creativity and innovative thinking, collaborate to create better outcomes, and celebrate our collective success. 

We have adopted Activity Based Working (ABW), where staff are empowered to choose the best workspace to produce their best outcomes each day. Our offices at Walyalup Civic Centre support this way of working by providing a variety of spaces, settings and technology to help staff thrive.

The City of Fremantle is seeking suitable applications for a key member of the library leadership team at the new state-of-the-art Fremantle Library in the Walyalup Civic Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a busy and collaborative team at a pivotal moment in time.

Key responsibilities include:

  •  Coordinating the operations and resourcing of the Fremantle Library 
  •  Supporting the development and training of Library Customer Service Officers
  • Provide clear direction and communications to the Lifelong Learning team 
  • Follow City policies and procedures with a view to continually improve the library service.

The Team Leader Library Operations reports to the Library Manager and oversees the day-to-day operations of the library, as well as contribute to the strategic direction of the service. The ideal candidate will have extensive customer service experience, knowledge and understanding of the challenges of modern public libraries and the ability to lead in a change environment.

The City of Fremantle promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people.  The City encourages people of all ages, genders, and abilities, Aboriginal Australians and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this job.

If you have any access needs that may require reasonable adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, please get in touch with the contact below.  If you are an Aboriginal person or a person with a Disability who would like assistance with your application, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre on 136464. 

Application Instructions:


Click Apply to be directed to our website and submit your application. Navigate to Job Attachments to view position description and Application Instructions.

Applicants should provide a current curriculum vitae and a two-page (maximum) cover letter in .pdf format.  You do not need to address the selection criteria. Your CV and cover letter should demonstrate how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the advertised position.  The estimated closure date is 4pm Monday 17 April 2023 but we reserve the right to close the ad prior to this date.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Leanne Thorpe on 08 9432 9768.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.

Team Leader (Public Library Services)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0112
Location
Clarence Valley Council, NSW

 

Team Leader (Public Library Services)

Job No: CVC4531700 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW


Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.

Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.

We are in a exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.

We strive to lead with openness and courage and want you to be part of that journey.

So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.

 Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • the package: $67,417 - $80,396 plus superannuation per annum
  • location: Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance 
  • enjoy the benefits of flex time 
  • access to fitness passport 

About the role

Are you an experienced Librarian/Information Specialist who can build capability in their team to deliver high quality customer experiences? Are you looking for a new position with lots of variety, an integral role within a supportive and friendly team, and contributing to an organisation that delivers the community's aspirations? Do you like variety in your work, in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books? Do you enjoy getting out and about, being with and developing a diverse team of individuals across a variety of locations? Then this position is for you.

The Team Leader (Public Library Service) inspires, leads, and supports the delivery of an engaged library experience for all visitors to Clarence Valley Libraries. The successful applicant will be proficient in the delivery of outstanding customer service, have knowledge of current library and technology trends, and be experienced in delivering library programs and activities. This role will ideally suit a strong team player who is passionate about showcasing the Library’s services and collections to the benefit of the community. The position is also responsible for leading the Clarence Valley Libraries team, supervising the day-to-day operations across all service points, and developing and maintaining Clarence Valley Libraries as an inclusive, accessible, and vibrant community destination.

Download the position description here.

To be considered for this position you will need to:

  • Address the essential criteria
  • Attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume (5 pages maximum) that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this position. You will need to demonstrate how you meet the focus capabilities and how your skills will enable you to achieve the key accountabilities.
  • Target questions - answer the  target questions - maximum 300 words each question

    1. Describe a time when one of your colleagues was not providing service according to the service’s standards. What did you do and what was the outcome?
    2. How have you enabled a team made up of people from different work areas, to discuss issues and develop solutions? What did you do and what was the result?
    3. What plans have you developed to guide the work of the team in line with organizational objectives? What outcomes were achieved?
     

Contact

Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian on (02) 6641 0112

Closing date

Tuesday 25 April 2023 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library, Grafton however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences. 

Do you want further information on how to apply under the Capability Framework? Please read our How to apply for a job guide.

Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gayatri Krishnamurthy
Contact Number
M: 0457 124 539
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

Job No: LIBA11 | Location: St Ives

Library Assistant

  • Salary $54,304.70 to $62,975.64 p/a + super 
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Share your love of learning and reading with our community

About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km’s north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments.

About the role

Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the role of Library Assistant.

As a Library Assistant you will provide support and assistance to the Branch Librarians and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community. 

This role will be fully integrated with the operations of the library with duties including but are not limited to:

  • Pro-active customer service delivery
  • Enabling access to digital resources and facilities
  • Delivery of programs and events
  • Assisting with the general housekeeping and presentation of the library

This is a great opportunity for an individual who has experience in collaborative team work, strong conflict resolution skills, a friendly and approachable nature along with sound interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits

  • 35 hour working week
  • Health & Fitness $100 yearly reimbursement (conditional)

**As a part of the branch network team this role will be required to work at any of our libraries as rostered. A willingness to work flexible hours on occasion, including rostered evening and weekend work will be required**

How to apply:

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview. Please submit a separate document titled Response to Essential Criteria with your response to each of the Essential Criteria.

Like to know more? Contact Gayatri Krishnamurthy on 0457 124 539

Closes: 11:30pm, Monday 10 April, 2023 | APPLY NOW

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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