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Branch Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samantha Cadwallen
Contact Number
(02) 9839 6617 or Samantha.Cadwallen@blacktown.nsw.gov.au
Location
Blacktown City Council, NSW

 

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Branch Librarian

Job No: BC1729 | Location: Blacktown, NSW

Branch Librarian, Riverstone Library

Blacktown is a vibrant city located in the very heart of Greater Sydney, half-way between Sydney City and the Blue Mountains. It is a city of ambition and excitement. With a total of 54 residential suburbs, and population of 395,000 coming from more than 180 different birthplaces, Blacktown City is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working in Blacktown City provides a wealth of professional opportunities. Blacktown City Council is the largest council in New South Wales, 4th largest in Australia and a leader in the development of the western Sydney region. With almost unmatched growth expected over the next 25 years, we are on an exciting journey of transformation to prepare for a population of more than 612,000. There has never been a more exciting time to join one of Sydney’s most dynamic and high-performing councils as we continue to deliver outstanding levels of service for our proud and diverse community and prepare our great city for the future.

Blacktown City Council strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity

Blacktown City Libraries is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic librarian to join our Customer Service team.

Located at our Riverstone branch and reporting to the Customer Services Coordinator, you will lead a small team in providing exceptional library services to the community. Your responsibilities will include delivering relevant programs and activities, including regular programs for children and community technology training sessions.

Highly regarded by the local community for personalised service, Riverstone Library is close to rapidly developing residential areas and is identified for future expansion in the Library's Strategic Plan. If you enjoy providing core frontline library services and have an innovative and strategic streak, we would like to hear from you.

Qualifications and experience

Essential:

  • Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Eligible for professional membership of ALIA
  • Previous library experience.

Remuneration and benefits

The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

  • A competitive salary range of $1,265.50 - $1,417.40 (Grade 8) per week will be offered based on skills, qualifications and experience
  • 35 hour working week
  • Opportunity to participate in Council's flextime arrangement
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements (where applicable), 9.5% employer superannuation contribution payable to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

Our commitment to safety

Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random and cause testing.

Position description 

Click here to view or download the position description.

  APPLY NOW USING OUR FAST, EASY TO USE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS: 

  1. Have your resume and any other relevant documentation ready to attach. 
  2. Have a personal email address ready to use and complete your application without 'logging-out' of the system.
  3. Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application.

    Best of luck.

Closing Date:           Friday 2 April 2021, 11.30 pm

Contact Officer:       Samantha Cadwallen on (02) 9839 6617 or Samantha.Cadwallen@blacktown.nsw.gov.au

INTERNAL REF:       BCC1143

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Team Leader Branch Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jinru Zhu (Coordinator Branch Libraries
Contact Number
(02) 9789 9401)
Location
Canterbury-Bankstown Council , NSW

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Team Leader Branch Library

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Leadership Opportunity
  • Flexible work practices

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Team Leader Branch Library. This is your chance to bring your leadership skills to the table. 

The purpose of this role is to plan, develop, budget, implement and review Library Services with the Library Management Team to deliver a Library Service that meets the community needs and provide leadership and management of the Branch Library.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week and rostered weekend work. Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $80,743 (Grade G, Step 1) p/a plus 9.5% Super. Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade:
https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/council/about-us/careers/remuneration-and-benefits

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Library Service Management Team by providing leadership and guidance with relation to people management processes including recruitment, development and performance improvement
  • Lead and supervise the lending services function of the library and co-ordinate rostering of staff within teams and/or in other teams when required
  • Establish, foster and maintain positive working relationships and communications with internal and external customers.
  • Modify, adapt and improve service delivery by maintaining an awareness of current trends in public libraries
  • Manage the service desk, respond promptly and positively to physical, electronic and telephonic patron enquires to ensure high level customer satisfaction and seek assistance from specialist library staff as required.


*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description 

Essential Criteria: 

  • Tertiary qualification in Library and Information Science allowing professional membership of ALIA or other relevant tertiary qualifications appropriate to this position.
  • Working with Children Check
  • Class C Drivers License
  • Extensive knowledge of public library operations in a cross-cultural customer service environment with ability to developing and delivering high quality library & information services
  • Proven people management and supervisory experience in a public library or similar customer service environment in successfully leading, motivating and developing a high performing customer focused team.
  • Proven high level communication and interpersonal skills, including report writing, policy development, problem solving, conflict resolution and effective complaints handling skills and experience
  • Experience in marketing and promotion
  • Experience in monitoring financial resources
  • Experience in contributing, developing and implementing strategic and operational plans
  • Understanding of current issues and trends in the library industry
  • Knowledge of EEO principles, Privacy and Information Act
  • Experience in coaching, supporting and developing the knowledge of skills of team members


Desirable Experience;

2 years previous leadership experience

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity 
  • Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices (Available from October 2020) 
  • Access to health and wellbeing programs 
  • Access to further training and development
  • Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input


How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11:59pm, Wednesday 31 March 2021. 

For more information, please contact Jinru Zhu (Coordinator Branch Libraries on (02) 9789 9401)

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Library Officer Casual

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kim Thomson, Team Leader Customer Experience
Contact Number
(08) 8372 5135
Location
City of Unley, SA

 

Library Officer Casual

2 positions available

$33.88/hour (includes casual loading)

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

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

We currently have an opportunity for two (2) Casual Library Officers. These roles are based at the Unley Civic, Unley Toy and Goodwood Libraries and are the first point of contact for our library customers.

With your significant background in a similar customer service and/or library environment you will utilise your active listening skills, empathy and professional communication style to offer a one stop shop approach to diverse enquiries. You will be an organised and proactive member of our team with the ability to multitask and work with limited supervision. Your confidence in navigating systems will make certain that you provide a timely and accurate information service within our ever changing environment.

About you

You will have a drive to support and advise our customers to ensure their experience in our libraries is exceptional.

You will show initiative with strong attention to detail and the ability to work autonomously to deliver excellent customer service.

To succeed in this role you will have:

  • A passion to provide exceptional service to a vastly diverse customer base, in a fast paced, multi-faceted environment
  • Availability to work across our two library locations on a 7-day roster including Thursday late nights until 8.15pm and weekends
  • Good availability to work unscheduled shifts with minimal notice
  • Experience working within a multi-skilled team environment
  • Demonstrated use of information technology hardware, such as computers, printers and photocopiers
  • Demonstrated use of information technology software including databases, Microsoft Word and Excel, social media and the internet
  • Sound knowledge of book stock, electronic and other library resources is preferred
  • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal system is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of library management systems is highly desirable
  • Sound knowledge of public library aims and objectives, policies and procedures is preferred.

The extras

You will benefit from

  • Collective Enterprise Agreements
  • Salary sacrifice contributions to your nominated superannuation fund
  • Complimentary insurance to protect your income
  • Comprehensive programs designed to improve your health and wellbeing

This position is being offered on a casual basis. Remuneration will be in line with our Enterprise Agreement for an MOA level 1.1. It will be critical that you hold a Department of Human Services Screening or have the ability to obtain one as part of the recruitment process.

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

Applications should include a 1 page cover letter and CV.

Please indicate your availability across a 7 day roster (inclusive of late nights and weekends) in your application.

Application close midnight Sunday 28 March 2021

For further information please contact Kim Thomson, Team Leader Customer Experience on (08) 8372 5135

We will be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period, and we may close this advertisement before the specified date.

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Library Technician - Customer Service

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samantha Cadwallen
Contact Number
(02) 9839 6601 or via email Samantha.Cadwallen@blacktown.nsw.gov.au
Location
Blacktown City Council, NSW

 

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Library Technician - Customer Service

Job No: BC1719 | Location: Blacktown, NSW

Blacktown is a vibrant city located in the very heart of Greater Sydney, half-way between Sydney City and the Blue Mountains. It is a city of ambition and excitement. With a total of 54 residential suburbs, and population of 395,000 coming from more than 180 different birthplaces, Blacktown City is one of the most diverse communities in Australia.

Working in Blacktown City provides a wealth of professional opportunities. Blacktown City Council is the largest council in New South Wales, 4th largest in Australia and a leader in the development of the western Sydney region. With almost unmatched growth expected over the next 25 years, we are on an exciting journey of transformation to prepare for a population of more than 612,000. There has never been a more exciting time to join one of Sydney’s most dynamic and high-performing councils as we continue to deliver outstanding levels of service for our proud and diverse community and prepare our great city for the future.

Blacktown City Council strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

About the opportunity

Blacktown City Libraries is seeking five energetic, highly motivated and customer-focused Part-time Library Technicians to join our Customer Service team:

  • 3 x Permanent part-time 20 hours per week 
  • 2 x Permanent part-time 17.5 hours per week.

The successful applicants will be highly proficient in the delivery of outstanding customer service, have knowledge of current library and technology trends and be willing to participate in delivering library programs and activities. If you are proactive in the areas of customer service and team work and enjoy a busy and varied work environment, we would like to hear from you.

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Library Technician Diploma, Associate Diploma or equivalent, as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Previous library experience
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to a customer focused service
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment and independently
  • Well-developed problem solving skills
  • Relevant computer skills
  • Current class C driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check number.

Desirable

  • First aid certification
  • Ability to speak a community language.

Remuneration and benefits

The salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with Blacktown City Council’s Enterprise Agreement.

  • A competitive salary range of $1,107.90 - $1,240.90 (Grade 5) per week pro rata will be offered based on skills, qualifications and experience
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements (where applicable), 9.5% employer superannuation contribution payable to the Local Government Superannuation Scheme, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs.

Our commitment to safety

Blacktown City Council is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random and cause testing.

Position description 

Click here to view or download the position description.       

  APPLY NOW USING OUR FAST, EASY TO USE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS: 

  1. Have your resume and any other relevant documentation ready to attach. 
  2. Have a personal email address ready to use and complete your application without 'logging-out' of the system.
  3. Review the questions and decide on your responses before commencing your application.

Closing Date:           Friday 26 March 2021, 11.30 pm

Contact Officer:       Samantha Cadwallen on (02) 9839 6601 or via email Samantha.Cadwallen@blacktown.nsw.gov.au 

INTERNAL REF:       BCC1326, BCC1447, BCC1154, BCC1127 and BCC1181

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Library IT Systems and Creative Technologies Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Joanne Smith, Coordinator Library Collections and Digital Services
Contact Number
(03) 9932 1345 
Location
Hobsons Bay City Council, VIC

 

Library IT Systems and Creative Technologies Officer

  • Reference Number: 11813
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Department: Digital Services
  • Location: Local Government Admin - Corporate Centre
  • Enterprise Agreement: Hobsons Bay City Council Enterprise Agreement - 38 - Band 6
  • Salary: $84,497 - $92,100 (+ 9.5% super & RDO)
  • Hours per Week: 38

Position Summary

Library IT Systems and Creative Technologies Officer

Permanent Full Time

Band 6 – $84,497 - $92,100 (+ 9.5% super & RDO)


Hobsons Bay City Council is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and highly skilled individual to work within Council’s Digital Services Department and lead the Library IT Systems and Creative Technologies portfolio.  This is a permanent full time role which is responsible for coordinating the support and delivery of library IT hardware, network, and systems to ensure seamless customer experiences. This role will also lead the planning, development, and implementation of the creative technologies suite of programs across the service.

The key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Leading a small team to administer efficient and effective library IT hardware, network, systems and technologies. Supporting a seven day service across nine community sites (including five libraries).
  • Implement projects and lead the development of library digital services and creative technologies.
  • Liaising with relevant stakeholders including Council’s Community Learning and Service Centres Department, vendors and community groups.
  • Coordinate the effective operation of creative technology spaces and programs. This may require occasional evening or weekend work.  

Your expert knowledge in latest technologies and best practice trends will assist the library service to meet the changing needs of the community and develop new ways of assisting the community in its connectedness. You will have the drive to initiate projects and take them through to implementation, comfortably working autonomously or in a team environment.

The successful applicants will need to provide a current Working with Children Check and will be required to undergo a National Police Record Check and physical assessment.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on (03) 9932 1000. For further information please contact Joanne Smith, Coordinator Library Collections and Digital Services on (03) 9932 1345 

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close 11.45pm Thursday 25 March 2021. 
Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21
ALTONA VIC 3018

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty. Please note, technical support will not be available between 24 December 2020 - 3 January 2021.  If there are issues during this time, please email HRInbox@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au together with your application before the deadline for applications. 

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

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Closing Date: 25/03/2021

Position Description available above under Document/s

Application Guide: View Guide

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Technical Specialist Cataloguing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Renea McLachlan (Team Leader Acquisitions and Collections)
Contact Number
(02) 9707 5536
Location
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW

 

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Technical Specialist Cataloguing

  • Flexible work practices
  • Access to health and well being programs
  • Supportive & collaborative team environment

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Technical Specialist Cataloguing. This position will be considered for a full time or part-time opportunity, with the possibility of rostered morning and/or afternoon shifts and rostered weekend work.

This is your chance to bring your technical skills to the table.  This position will be responsible for producing high quality original and copy-cataloguing and classification of library materials in selected languages and formats, including but not limited to, monographs, journals, audio-visual, digital and online resources in accordance with specified library standards.

Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $ 71,354 (Grade F, Step 1) p/a plus 9.5% Super.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain quality bibliographic and authority records for all formats in accordance with cataloguing standards including but not limited to: Resource Description and Access (RDA), MARC 21, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), Library of Congress Subject Cataloguing Material (LCSCM), Library of Congress Authorities
  • Accurately perform original descriptive and subject cataloguing of library materials in various formats and languages
  • Accurately perform copy cataloguing.  Regularly undertake quality control checks on bibliographic records and item holdings
  • Undertake ongoing maintenance of bibliographic records and item holdings, resolving cataloguing problems in a timely manner.  
  • Provide feedback in the implementation and maintenance of library cataloguing software, including LMS upgrades. 

*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description

Essential Criteria:

  •  Tertiary qualifications in Information Sciences allowing professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association
  • Minimum 5 years proficiency in the application of metadata, cataloguing and classification standards and metadata schema (eg. RDA, Machine Readable Cataloguing Records (MARC), Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH).
  • Extensive cataloguing experience in original and copy cataloguing of a variety of formats; including but not limited to book, audio visual and online resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain the integrity of the library management system through authority file control  
  • Well-developed analytical skills in order to resolve cataloguing and database problems
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library team leaders and branch team members.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent customer service


What’s in it for you?

  • Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices (Accrued Time Off available if in full time employment)
  • Access to health and wellbeing programs
  • Access to further training and development
  • Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11:59pm, Sunday 28 March 2021.

For more information, please contact Renea McLachlan (Team Leader Acquisitions and Collections) on (02) 9707 5536. 

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade:
https://www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/council/about-us/careers/remuneration-and-benefits

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Follow us on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/city-of-canterbury-bankstown

Vacancy Description - Technical Specialist Cataloguing - PD.pdf (347 kB) available above under Document/s

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Team Leader Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
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Location
Wentworth Shire Council, NSW

 

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Team Leader Library Services – R2021/06

Location: Wentworth, New South Wales

Full time permanent position

Closes 4:00pm Monday 29 March 2021

Council has secured significant external funding in the past two years and has a number of projects in progress, including the creation of a new visitor information/interpretive centre and library.

As Team Leader you will have the opportunity to be part of the project team to bring the new Wentworth Library to life.

This role offers plenty of scope for the right candidate, so if you’re ready for a rewarding career with an ‘on the move’ Council – look no further.

The successful applicant will be innovative, engaging and provide customer focused public library services that are responsive to the needs and aspirations of the community.

You will lead a strong, cohesive and enthusiastic team through professional, innovative and progressive management expertise.

The position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a three month probation period and has a commencement salary of between $72,467.20 and $84,380.00 dependent on skills and experience plus 9.5% superannuation.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a fit for work assessment.

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Adult & Community Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Paul Nielsen, Manager Arts & Culture
Contact Number
E: pauln@albany.wa.gov.au or T:(08) 6820 610
Location
City of Albany, WA

 

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Adult & Community Services Librarian

  • Posted: 11/03/2021
  • Closing Date: 29/03/2021
  • Salary: $74,582.00 - $79,339.00
  • Job Type: Permanent - Part Time
  • Location: Albany Public Library
  • Job Category: Community Services and Development

 Job Description

The City of Albany’s Library Team is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to take up the role of Adult & Community Services Librarian.

 Reporting to the Team Leader Library, this role will see you responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Developing, promoting and delivering library services to the adult community in the City of Albany.
  • Leading and coordinating a team of Library staff and provide high level professional advice and support to the team;
  • Ensuring the provision of quality and timely customer service to Library customers; and
  • Fostering continuous improvement in the workplace and excellence in customer service.

 Desired Skills and Experience

Possession of qualifications in Librarianship and a minimum of 3 years’ professional library experience is essential for this role.

The successful candidate will also require;

  • Highly developed customer relations skills with strong customer and community service focus and commitment;
  • Considerable experience in implementing cultural projects, programmes and services with community groups;
  • Sound knowledge of literature and library collections to suit adults;
  • Sound computer skills with developed knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (especially Word, Excel and Outlook), Library Management Systems and Online Databases;
  • Ability to motivate and coordinate an effective multi-skilled team and develop and enhance staff performance and skills; and
  • Highly developed time management and organisation skills, including, setting priorities, planning and organising work.

If you meet the above requirements and possess a strong interest and knowledge of the provision of public library services and programs for adults, please apply.

Applicants must clearly address the selection criteria in the Conditions and Selection Criteria Document to be considered for interview.

If you are having any difficulties or for further assistance with the process please contact People and Culture at hro@albany.wa.gov.au or on (08) 6820 3110. Role related queries should be directed to Paul Nielsen, Manager Arts & Culture at pauln@albany.wa.gov.au or on (08) 6820 610.  

Applications close 10am, Friday 26 March 2021

Position Description

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Library Administration Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sarah Dean, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7777
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

  • Job no: 493172
  • Work type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Penrith
  • Categories: Library Services
  • Salary: $56,333.00 to $65,209.00 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

About Us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

In this role you will contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries as rostered. You will provide administrative support for the Library Manager and senior library staff. You will assist library customers to use the library’s digital services and equipment and you will participate in events and programs promoting library services.

This role reports to the Library Services Manager.

Essential Criteria

  • Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in using procurement and finance systems
  • Demonstrated skills using online systems, mobile devices and applications
  • Demonstrated skills using library equipment, including scanners, printers and photocopiers.
  • Strong attention to detail and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team environment
  • Demonstrated high levels of enthusiasm, creativity, innovation and flexibility in previous work roles
  • Driver’s Licence [C class]

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous working experience in a public library
  • Previous administration experience

Salary $56,333.00 to $65,209.00 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Sarah Dean, Library Services Manager, on (02) 4732 7777.

Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position. 

Penrith City Council is committed to ensuring the safety of our people and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of our employees are currently working remotely or in a way that is different to normal, which may impact our recruitment processes including time to respond to applicants and conducting online interviews instead of in-person. Some roles may also require temporary remote working arrangements; if applicable, this will be discussed with you at the time of interview.  

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Position description

Advertised: 11 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 25 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Library Technician - Children's Team

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Barjinder Kaur
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7890
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

 

  • Job no: 493171
  • Work type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Penrith
  • Categories: Library Services
  • Salary: $63,945.00 to $74,019.00 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation

About Us

At Penrith City Council, we’re passionate about people; in our community and in our workplace. We want you to be able to be your best self and we get that work is just one part of your life, so we’re here to support you in the moments that matter. As the winner of the 2020 Local Government Excellence in People and Culture Award and an Excellence Award winner in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, you can be confident in joining a workplace that offers truly outstanding benefits, including:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements
  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Health and wellbeing leave
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Significant financial and leave support for undertaking further education 
  • Diverse salary packaging
  • And much, much more!

The Penrith City Library Service provides an array of informational, educational and recreational resources and services for residents and visitors through three branch libraries, a home library service, community events and pop-up libraries, children’s and adult programming, physical and digital collections, local history collections and programs, and a toy library service. Resident surveys consistently show Penrith City Council libraries to be one of the City’s most popular services.

About the role

In this role you will contribute to an effective and efficient library service for the community of Penrith City Council through providing customer service duties at Penrith Central Library and other branch libraries as rostered. You will support and deliver programs and activities for children and young adults. You will participate in events and programs promoting library services. You will assist library customers to use the library’s digital services and equipment.

This position reports to the Children’s Librarian.

Essential Criteria 

  • Diploma of Library and Information Services [TAFE], or equivalent
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Demonstrated skills using online systems, mobile devices and applications
  • Demonstrated skills using library equipment, including scanners, printers and photocopiers
  • Demonstrated experience in providing and delivering library programs to children & young people
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team environment
  • Demonstrated high levels of enthusiasm, creativity, innovation and flexibility in previous work roles
  • Valid Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Current eligible Working with Children Check (WWCC) for paid employment

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous working experience at a public library
  • Previous participation in events and programs 

Salary

Commencing salary: $63,945.00 to $74,019.00 p.a., plus 9.5% superannuation

Benefits

You may be required to undertake background checks, as relevant to the position for which you have applied.

Visit careers.penrith.city to view the position description and to find out more information about employment with Penrith City Council. To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

In addition to a cover letter and resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the selection criteria (listed above) as a part of their initial application. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Completed applications must be received by 11.55pm on the closing date. Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application.

For further information about the position, please contact Barjinder Kaur on (02) 4732 7890. 

Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this position. 

Penrith City Council is committed to ensuring the safety of our people and community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many of our employees are currently working remotely or in a way that is different to normal, which may impact our recruitment processes including time to respond to applicants and conducting online interviews instead of in-person. Some roles may also require temporary remote working arrangements; if applicable, this will be discussed with you at the time of interview.  

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

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Advertised: 11 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 25 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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