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Casual Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Audra De La Torre, Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 6040
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Casual Library Officer

Job No: GR400177

Location: All Georges River Libraries (Hurstville, Clive James Library, Kogarah, Penshurst, Oatley and South 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.

Library Services

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

Georges River Council are currently seeking a number of Casual Library Officers to join our dynamic and busy Cultural Engagement & Library Services directorate. The successful candidates will be responsible for contributing to the efficient and effective operations of the Georges River Libraries by ensuring the delivery of high quality, customer focused library services, resources, programs and systems.

  • Must be available/flexible to work between Monday – Sunday, 9am-9pm
  • Hourly rate from $37.25 plus 10.5% superannuation plus 25% loading
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience
  • NSW Class C Drivers Licence 
  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • 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 would like further information on this role, please contact Audra De La Torre, Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 6040.

For more information, please review the attached Position Description, then 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.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 19 March 2022 at 11.30 PM 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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Casual Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Audra De La Torre, Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 6040
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Casual Library Assistant

Job No: GR400176

Location: All Georges River Libraries (Hurstville, Clive James Library, Kogarah, Penshurst, Oatley and South 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.

Library Services

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

  • Casual Library Assistant opportunities available
  • Library qualifications or working towards are desirable/preferred
  • Must be available/flexible to work between Monday – Sunday, 9am-9pm
  • Hourly rate from $30.52 plus 10.5% superannuation plus 25% loading
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Georges River Council is currently seeking Casual Library Assistants to join our dynamic and busy Cultural Engagement & Library Services directorate. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertake desk shifts as rostered, including weekday, weekend and evenings.
  • Provide customer service throughout the libraries.
  • Perform Loans Desk duties by adhering to established policies and procedures.
  • Provide directional and information services and to assist customers in locating desired materials.
  • Assist in the promotion of Library services, programs and events through publicity and displays.
  • Assist in the organisation, preparation and delivery of a wide variety of programs and events across the library service.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy skills
  • Experience working with diverse target groups
  • Experience in event support
  • 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 would like further information on this role, please contact Audra De La Torre, Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 6040.

For more information, please review the attached Position Description, then 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.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 19 March 2022 at 11.30 PM 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 Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Loueen Twyford - Library Coordinator
Contact Number
03 5722 8061
Location
Rural City of Wangaratta, VIC

 

Library Officer

Part Time (38.5 hours per fortnight) | $32.94ph + super Apply

Wangaratta Library is a busy and diverse service of Council. If you are passionate about encouraging and promoting literacy in our community, are outgoing and community focused and are looking for experience in working with an equally passionate, focused fun team, then this position could be for you!

VCE, previous library experience or progress towards a library qualification is highly desirable for this position. You will need sound computer skills and knowledge of popular literature. This position involves working 38.5 hours per fortnight including rostered evening shifts and fortnightly Saturdays. Consecutive days are not guaranteed.

If you are interested, a detailed Position Description is available below and further enquiries about this position should be directed to Loueen Twyford - Library Coordinator, 03 5722 8061

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of their Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate prior to commencement.

Applications close Monday 20th March 2023 at 3pm. 

Rural City of Wangaratta is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.  Employment applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.  In addition, applications for positions that work with children must provide referees who can comment on their experience working with children.  These roles also require a valid Working with Children Check and all roles require a National Criminal History Check. 

When submitting your application, you will need to include:

  • Your current contact details;
  • A cover letter to your application. This document is an introduction to your application and will generally include an outline as to why you have applied for the role;
  • A current resume with a minimum of two current referees;
  • A letter stating how you meet the key selection criteria, providing evidence that clearly demonstrates what you have achieved in relation to the position. It is helpful to use each selection criteria as a heading and then explain how your skills and experience meet that criterion; and
  • Copies of any relevant qualifications or licence.

Download PD:  Position Description - 1527 - Library Officer August 2022.pdf

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Library Programming and Events Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sharon McIlwee, Youth Librarian
Contact Number
(02) 9392 5118
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Library Programming and Events Officer

Job No: IWC7415 | Location: Inner West Council | ApplyAPPLY NOW!

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

Inner West Council is offering a wonderful role of Library Programming & Events Officer, who will be key in ensuring the IWC Library & History Service is a pivotal information, recreation and education provider in the community. This role will assist the Programming team to deliver quality lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation programs and services across the Council’s eight libraries. In particular, the role will have a strong focus on the development and delivery of all programs and services, aimed at promoting literacy skills, developing readers, supporting education and lifelong learning, and providing valuable recreational and cultural opportunities for the inner west community. This also includes the development of spaces and places within the Library sites for the community to participate and engage with their community in accordance with the Library Service’s desire to become a key third place within the IWC community.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$25,210.22 - $28,049.42 + Superannuation (Prorated to 14 hours)

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Diploma or higher of Library and Information Services recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or equivalent tertiary qualifications with experience to meet essential experience and/or skills criteria.
  2. Demonstrated experience delivering public programs for diverse audiences in a public library service or cultural institution.
  3. Demonstrated experience liaising with contractors and suppliers.
  4. Demonstrated experience in customer service and continued service development.
  5. Ability to report on and evaluate programs.

Enquiries

Sharon McIlwee, Youth Librarian on (02) 9392 5118.

Closing Date

Sunday 19th March 2023, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

APPLY NOW!

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

Graduate Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Caroline McLeod, Senior Manager - Libraries and Community Facilities
Contact Number
(02) 9335 2160
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Graduate Librarian

Job No: IWC7411 | Location: Inner West Council

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

Inner West Council are offering a wonderful opportunity for a Graduate Librarian to assist in delivering high quality library services including customer services, program delivery, readers advisory, physical and digital collection management, assistance with technology, local history enquiries and administration to residents of the Inner West. This development role will provide a recent graduate the opportunity to participate in a variety of roles and projects while applying theoretical knowledge in a practical and professional setting.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$69,493.84 - $74,092.72 + Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Completed a relevant degree or post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Management or equivalent in the last two years, or have completed at least 75% of a relevant degree qualification.
  2. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills that enable engagement, collaboration and relationship building with all Library stakeholders in both face-to-face and online environments.
  3. Outstanding computer skills and proficiency in the use of finance and asset management systems/databases and Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  4. An understanding of high quality customer service and a willingness to promote and assist in the development and delivery of activities and programs for the library's customers.
  5. Willing and confident to deliver programs to community members of all ages including storytelling, singing and public speaking. 

Enquiries

Caroline McLeod, Senior Manager - Libraries and Community Facilities on (02) 9335 2160

Closing Date

Sunday 19 March 2023, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

APPLY NOW!

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

Library Customer Service Officer (2 positions)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Andrew Logan, Library Team Leader
Contact Number
(03) 9249 4640
Location
Brimbank City Council, VIC

 

Library Customer Service Officer (2 positions)

28 hours per week (2 positions available) PN 13076 & PN 11682

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  •  Closing date: 12/03/2023 11:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
  •  Location: Brimbank Community & Civic Centre, Brimbank Community & Civic Centre
  •  Department: Comm Learn/Participation
  •  Compensation: Library Band 4A 35 Hour Week AUD $66470 - $71279
  •  Employment type: Permanent Part Time

Library Customer Service Officer - 28 hours - 2 positions
We seek people with community-first values who want to make Brimbank an even better place to live and work.
Exciting opportunity to join the second largest municipality in Melbourne’s metropolitan west. Located about 20 kms from the central business district, Brimbank City Council is culturally diverse.

Brimbank Libraries
Join our innovative, busy and dynamic team providing excellence in service and programs to one of Victoria’s most culturally diverse communities.

About you
A natural communicator and able to work with diverse communities
Would you like the opportunity to apply your existing customer services skills in a fast paced and innovative library service?
Do you have an ability to multi-task and think creatively, following established documentation and processes?
Are you looking for an opportunity to build on your skills in delivering programs to a wide range of audiences and communities

About the job
Some of your key tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Work as part of a branch team in delivering face to face customer service across our five libraries
  • Building positive relationships with a large team of staff and the community
  • Participate in the delivery of library programs including storytimes, book clubs and after school activities
  • Assisting customers on a daily basis to use a range of technology in the libraries and seek to build digital literacy skills in the community

All successful candidates must have a working with Children Check
To be eligible for employment at Brimbank City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia

In line with the directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, some roles at the Council require staff to be mandatorily vaccinated to be able perform duties and/or deliver services to the community. If you are successful in the selection process, you will be required to provide us with an evidence of an approved Covid-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

How to apply


All applications must respond to the key selection criteria as listed on the last page of the position description and be submitted within the indicated closing date of this advertisement. This role requires a mandatory police check that will be organised by the Council .


Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.


Brimbank City Council is a Child Safe organisation. Brimbank will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe, child friendly practices.

BRIMBANK CITY COUNCIL ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT 9, 2021 EA9


If you have any queries regarding this role contact Andrew Logan, Library Team Leader on (03) 9249 4640
 

Position Description available for download above under Documents | Apply now

Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Liz Thomas, Library Team Leader
Contact Number
02 6770 3637
Location
Armidale Regional Council, NSW

 

Library Technician

Job No: ARC244 | Location: Armidale | Employment Status: Full time

Closing: 11:30 PM 12 March 2023 AEDT

Library Technician - Full Time

  • Provide consistent high quality customer service 
  • Assist with the delivery of library programs and outreach services
  • Be a team player that contributes to a positive workplace

Working across Armidale and Guyra communities, you will be part of a high functioning team that is passionate about delivering quality library services and actively engaging with the community.  You will love working with a diverse customer base while delivering a broad range of library services.  Key functions include working on the library front counter and community engagement as well as cataloguing and accessioning resources.

About you

Council is focused on developing a strong culture by embedding values of wellbeing, inclusion, commitment and transparency into everything we do.  This is at the heart of how we work.  The right person for the job is able to live these values, call out others where they aren't, and 'walk the talk'. 

We want to hear about you! So in your application, tell us about…

  • Why do you want to work at Armidale Regional Council?
  • What makes you the best candidate for the role?
  • Your qualifications and experience relevant to the role.

Please note:

  • Only the three questions above need to be addressed in your application, however your resume and cover letter will be assessed against the full list of Essential Criteria located within the attached Position Description
  • You will also be required to attach PDF copies of your Qualifications, Tickets & Accreditation to your application

We want you to enjoy working at Armidale Regional Council as much as we do, so here’s what’s included:

  • Salary from $1,211.43 per week (plus superannuation) based on a 35 hour week.
  • Flexible working provisions,along with the opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Gym discounts 

Are you ready to be part of reviving the region and join the Customer Experience Team?

  • If you require further information on the role, please contact Liz Thomas, Library Team Leader on 02 6770 3637 for a confidential discussion.
  • Armidale Regional Council is an inclusive employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

***How to apply***

  • Please apply by 11.30 pm, Sunday, 12 March 2023.
  • Apply Here

Digital Experience Activator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Clare Presser
Contact Number
(03) 4201 0639
Location
Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC

 

Digital Experience Activator

City and Urban Operations | Geelong, Victoria

Permanent full-time role | Band 5, $73,331 - $84,328 pro rata, plus superannuation

Based at Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Geelong Regional Library Corporation is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity. Our commitment is for our people to be safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from First Nations peoples and people with diverse gender identities and expression, ethnicity, cultural background, sexual orientation, ability and age. We look for the right values, skills and knowledge to build our capabilities so that we can best deliver for and represent our community.

Are you looking for challenging, meaningful work in a supportive and diverse environment? Are you looking for a career at one of Victoria’s top library services? Work where community, art and belonging walks hand in hand with curiosity, discovery and learning.

GRLC seeks a user-focused, forward-thinking, collaborative, and technologically adept professional for the specialist position of Digital Experience Activator. Our digital spaces are a primary way for our users to connect with our services, resources, people and libraries, and the incumbent will proactively contribute to activating our libraries to become digitally innovative spaces for our community while supporting team members to deliver innovative and customer responsive services and programs focused on emerging digital technologies.

Reporting to the Library Coordinators, the incumbent will build strong relationships within the community and within GRLC. Working with colleagues and stakeholders, the incumbent will use evidence-based methods to understand user needs and priorities.

Duties and projects may include:

  • Identify and develop opportunities and initiatives to engage with community members who are early technology adopters, not engaged with our Library Services
  • Foster a culture of learning and engagement by modelling continuous personal learning in technology, including coaching and training of staff in emerging technologies
  • Provide specialist advice to relevant coordinators and managers on digital asset management, repurposing, decommissioning, replacement, and purchase on new technologies in response to community need
  • Identify and approach local organisations who will benefit from creative and digital activation and engagement programs, with guidance from relevant coordinators and managers.
  • Participate in duties required as part of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation team, including supervising teams as required in lieu of senior staff, attending relevant meetings etc…
  • Undertake customer service duties as rostered or required
  • Design, implement and evaluate programs/events to activate creative spaces, showcase technologies and support customer engagement with creative digital technologies
     

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree in library and information studies or a degree in a relevant sector
  • Awareness of the importance of inclusivity, diversity and accessibility in community libraries
  • Strong current working knowledge of:
    • Best practices and trends in digital user experience research and design
    • Proven project management experience, time-management and organisational skills; ability to lead multiple concurrent projects
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and creativity
    • Instructional/training experience

How to Apply

Please click the apply button and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and address key selection criteria contained within the Position Description. Please upload a single electronic file (MS Word or pdf) Please click here for the position description.

Please provide contact information for three references of which at least two have supervised your work.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Right to work in Australia. Proof required
  • Victoria Working with Children Check – for employees
  • Victorian or Australian Driving Licence
  • National Name Police check no older than 6 months

Applications close by Sunday 19 March 2023 | Apply 

If you have any queries regarding the role, please contact Clare Presser on (03) 4201 0639.

If you require additional support to make an application, or would like to obtain more information, or seek an adjustment to the recruitment process based on your specific needs, please contact the People & Culture team on (03) 4201 0515 to discuss at any time. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sally Cambourn, Library Futures Team Leader
Contact Number
M: 0409 060 695
Location
City of Sydney Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant (9246)

Division: City Life | Unit: Creative City | Section: LIBRARIES & LEARNING | Apply
Salary: AUD $39,694.00 per annum plus Superannuation

  • Employment status: Permanent 
  • Employment arrangement: Part Time (21.75 hours per week)
  • Location: Green Square Library
  • Requisition ID: 9246

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 continuing the vision – developing a green, global and connected city.

The City of Sydney Libraries are seeking a part time Library Assistant with a passion for delivering library programs and a commitment to facilitating exceptional customer experience.

Our library assistants are natural problem solvers who enjoy engaging proactively with the community and have a willingness to give innovative ideas a go. We are looking for library assistants with a commitment to team collaboration and who can assist customers to navigate technology confidently.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Satisfactory pass in the Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service including a high level of ability to work effectively with the general public
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop skills in a range of library services including: customer enquiries, research and technology assistance, circulation services, home delivery services, library deliveries and library administration
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop skills and to support the delivery of library learning programs, including technology, collections, early years, children’s, youth, adult and outreach programs
  • Be able to work a weekend day as part of your regular weekly spread of hours to support a 7-day operation e.g., four weekdays plus a weekend day.

To be eligible to apply, you must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

This role will require a Working with Children Check and Pre-employment Medical Examination. 

The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Monday 28 March 2023.

For further information contact: Sally Cambourn, Library Futures Team Leader on 0409 060 695.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

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We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).  

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sally Cambourn, Library Futures Team Leader
Contact Number
M: 0409 060 695
Location
City of Sydney Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant (9247)

Division: City Life 

Unit: Creative City | Section: LIBRARIES & LEARNING | Apply
Salary: AUD $39,694.00 per annum plus Superannuation 

  • Employment status: Permanent 
  • Employment arrangement: Part Time (21.75 hours per week)
  • Location: Customs House Library
  • Requisition ID: 9247

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 continuing the vision – developing a green, global and connected city.

Our library assistants are natural problem solvers who enjoy engaging proactively with the community and have a willingness to give innovative ideas a go. We are looking for library assistants with a commitment to team collaboration and who can assist customers to navigate technology confidently.

This is a targeted role for someone with a lived experienced with disability.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Satisfactory pass in the Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service including a high level of ability to work effectively with the general public
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop skills in a range of library services including: customer enquiries, research and technology assistance, circulation services, home delivery services, library deliveries and library administration
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop skills and to support the delivery of library learning programs, including technology, collections, early years, children’s, youth, adult and outreach programs
  • Be able to work a weekend day as part of your regular weekly spread of hours to support a 7-day operation e.g., four weekdays plus a weekend day.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

This role will require a Working with Children Check and Pre-employment Medical Examination. 

The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Monday 13 March 2023.

For further information contact: Sally Cambourn, Library Futures Team Leader on 0409 060 695.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

Apply

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.

The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).  

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