Library Branch Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nicky Klein
Contact Number
(03) 9243 1919
Location
Moonee Valley City Council, VIC

 

Library Branch Team Leader

  • Reference Number: 13375
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Directorate: Leisure & Community Development
  • Department: Leisure
  • Location: Niddrie Library
  • Banding: Band 6

Position Summary

Library Branch Team Leader

Reference number: 13375

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 25 October 2020

  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Classified as Band 6
  • $87,836.45 - $97,640.10 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Join Council’s Library and Learning leadership team

Moonee Valley Libraries is comprised of five branch libraries – Ascot Vale, Avondale Heights, Flemington, Niddrie and Sam Merrifield (Moonee Ponds).

The Libraries provide a broad range of services to meet the diverse learning and recreational needs of the Moonee Valley community to achieve Council’s MV2040 vision for a healthy city that is thriving and fair for current and future generations.

The Opportunity

The position of Library Branch Team Leader is an integral leadership role with responsibility for the provision of excellent service at the Niddrie Library and, more broadly, for delivering engaging library programs and services to children and youth across the municipality. With specific focus on providing services to support early literacy development and the diverse needs of school aged children, the right candidate for this role must demonstrate a strong commitment to positively impacting the learning pathways available to young people within the community we serve.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA);
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in a leadership position in public libraries;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of service provision to children and youth;
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in the delivery of a public library service;
  • Strong ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships, including the ability to lead a motivate staff; and,
  • Current Working with Children Check

Benefits

At Moonee Valley City Council, we provide a number of benefits to our valued employees including:

  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Local Government Employees Health Plan
  • Novated vehicle leasing
  • Employee assistance programs / phone or in person counselling services

How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through our online system https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Nicola Klein, Coordinator Technology & Operations on (03) 9243 1919.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email H2@mvcc.vic.gov.au or call 9243 1122.

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: 1. Tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Essential: 2. Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff and work well as part of a team.
  • Essential: 3. Demonstrated ability to manage projects on time and to budget.
  • Essential: 4. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships to achieve shared objectives.
  • Essential: 5. Demonstrated excellent communication skills including the ability to deliver presentations, write reports and respond to community feedback.
  • Essential: 6. Well-developed skills in the use of Information Technology, online resources, software, computer and mobile technologies applicable in a library environment.
  • Essential: 7. Demonstrated skills and extensive experience in Library services and collections for children and youth.
  • Essential: 8. Current Working With Children Check

Contact Person: Nicky Klein | Contact Number: (03) 9243 1919

Alternate Contact Person: Theary Sindel | Alternate Contact Number: (03) 9243 1912

Closing Date: 25/10/2020

Position Description: PD - Library Branch Team Leader - 1545 - September 2020 (available above under Document/s)

Application Guide: View Guide

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Digital and Community Learning Liaison

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Steven Mundell, Team Leader Digital & Community Learning
Contact Number
(03) 9426 5664
Location
Yarra City Council , VIC

 

Digital and Community Learning Liaison

  • Job no: 494875
  • Work type: Full time
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Categories: Administration, Community, Information Technology, Services

Digital and Community Learning Liaison

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week, Flexible)

Band 5 - $72,854.76 - $84,685.73 + super

Yarra Libraries is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Digital and Community Learning team and create engaging and impactful learning programs with a focus on digital literacy, STEM and supporting lifelong learning in the community. We're looking for someone with knowledge and skills in a wide range of creative technologies, confidence in navigating the digital landscape and an awareness of community interests that will help guide our service delivery as we prepare our new library strategy.

Yarra Libraries is a world-class public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and community.

The successful incumbent will be required to work regular library customer service shifts and deliver a range of programs across our five branches and online, including evening and weekend shifts.

For further information see the position description or contact Steven Mundell, Team Leader Digital & Community Learning on (03) 9426 5664.

Position Description: 703653 - Digital and Community Learning Liaison - Library Services October 2020 .pdf

Applications close on 20 October 2020 at 11.55pm.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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Advertised: 06 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Branch Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amber Johnson, Coordinator Customer Services
Contact Number
amjohnson@ssc.nsw.gov.au
Location
Sutherland Shire Council, NSW

 

Branch Librarian

Job No: SSC84 | Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • Enriching the community by providing access to information, education and cultural services and promoting learning, literacy and leisure opportunities.
  • Encouraging and inspiring others’ passion for life-long learning.
  • You will initiate, develop and present a range of library programs and events to cater for diverse age and interest groups.
  • You will be a positive brand ambassador for the Sutherland Shire Council – you will lead by example and empower your team to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • You will lead, support, mentor and develop your team – promoting collaboration, knowledge sharing for best practice and continuous improvement.

Things You’ll Do:

  • You will showcase Council’s values in all that you do – Collaborate, Achieve, Respect, and Evolve.
  • You will be skilled in the use of library systems and in the use and instruction of current and emerging technologies relevant to public library service delivery.
  • Actively promote library resources, services and programs through a range of marketing channels.
  • Assist with the running of community programs and initiate programs.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.
  • Delivering high quality customer and library services (such as lending, information, reader services, programs, technology and equipment and collection arrangements).
  • Supporting and leading your team to deliver customer focussed, innovative and contemporary public library services.

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by: 10:00pm Friday 16 October 2020.
  • Package: $80,900 - $85,800 gross p.a. plus superannuation.
  • Hours of work: Permanent Full-time working 35 hours per week as rostered across 7 day spread.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the link to check out the Position description.
  • Reach out to Amber Johnson, Coordinator Customer Services on amjohnson@ssc.nsw.gov.au for job specific questions.
  • Connect with Carly Ghislain, Talent Acquisition Advisor on cghislain@ssc.nsw.gov.au for any questions regarding the recruitment process.

About Us

If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.

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Further details and how to apply

https://ssc-list-view-external.applynow.net.au/jobs/SSC84-branch-librarian

Applications close 10:00pm Friday 16 October 2020.

Package: $80,900 - $85,800 gross p.a. plus superannuation.

Hours of work: Permanent Full-time working 35 hours per week as rostered across 7 day spread.

Program Leader, Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Grace, Manager Libraries & Social Development
Contact Number
Jane.Grace@kingston.vic.gov.au or 0409 413 707
Location
City of Kingston, VIC

 

Program Leader, Libraries

Kingston Libraries (permanent full time)

Permanent Full Time - Band 8 - $113,971.97 - $127,838.87 per annum + Super

Kingston Libraries has a brand new, innovative Senior Leadership role for a motivated self-driven professional who wants to make a difference to Kingston libraries.

About us

The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management.

Kingston Libraries are part of the Social Development Team at Kingston City Council.

Council operates nine public library branches, with major sites at Chelsea, Cheltenham, Parkdale and Westall, and minor sites at Clarinda, Dingley Village, Highett, Moorabbin and Patterson Lakes.

Branch Libraries are the delivery point for library services and form important partnerships with local community groups, organisations, schools, and work with Member Council departments to provide collections, programs and services to achieve the library's vision of a thriving and connected community with equal opportunities for people to engage in life-long learning and achieve personal success.

The role

Kingston Libraries is seeking a full time Program Leader, Libraries. This Senior Leadership role, strategically guided by the Manager Libraries and Social Development, is responsible for providing and managing library services to the community that aligns with the adopted Library Strategy vision.

Working closely with Team Leaders and Coordinators your role is to:

  • Provide leadership and direction within Council’s Library services on matters relating to programs/projects, partnerships, assets, equipment, marketing, home library and customer engagement activities
  • Manage the Library teams, enhancing and developing their capacity and expertise, develop and implement appropriate projects and programs to support delivery of the Library strategy
  • Proactively contribute to library strategic planning and ensure the alignment to Council commitments, priorities and budgets
  • Review and design inclusive and accessible libraries services, with a focus on innovative programming and marketing
  • Establish a mechanism for community consultation and facilitate ongoing service evaluation and community engagement processes

The Program Leader will provide high-level advice, involvement in strategic planning, policy/procedure development, brokering beneficial partnerships, resource management, agile project management and program delivery within the library service. 

About you

With your proven leadership and high-level communication skills, you will have extensive experience in public libraries, and a proven track record upholding and maintaining standards and processes. In addition to this you will have a sound understanding of complex issues and an aptitude for creative problem solving.

You are both innovative and creative and experimental with new ideas.  The role requires the successful candidate to have strong analytical decision-making skills. We are looking for a high energy individual who empowers others and has the drive and ambition to succeed. 

What we can offer

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including social club events, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership and health insurance. The City of Kingston offers flexible working arrangements including access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How to Apply

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply Now button to submit your application. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Jane Grace, Manager Libraries & Social Development at Jane.Grace@kingston.vic.gov.au or 0409 413 707. Previous applicants need not apply.

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

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Library Engagement Officer - Special Needs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jacqueline Walch
Contact Number
(07) 5581 1592
Location
City of Gold Coast, QLD

 

Library Engagement Officer - Special Needs

  • Reference number: 29634
  • Employment status: Part Time
  • Directorate: Lifestyle and Community
  • Location: NA
  • Award - ClassificationQueensland Local Government Officers Award - Federal Level 5
  • Salary: $74,152.96 to $77,227.30
  • Hours per week: 13.87

Position Summary

To our valued community; As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process, while going ahead as usual, may take longer than average, and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods.

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About City Libraries

The Gold Coast community love our libraries. They are a popular, visible and integral Council service which is highly valued by both the community and visitors.

Our libraries offer an extensive range of activities and events, designed to inspire, generate new ideas, entertain, inform and encourage active participation in our community. Our libraries are vital cultural, economic and social institutions with services that are adapting to community needs.

Globally public libraries are evolving and responding to demographic shifts, social changes and technological growth creating opportunities to better contribute to the community. 

About the Position

Gold Coast Libraries are seeking a qualified Library Engagement Officer – Special Needs to make a difference to the lives of people with special needs predominately at the Nerang Library however, applicants will be required to work between any Gold Coast library locations and regions as required.  

Our Current Library Locations are:

  • Northern Region
  • Helensvale, Runaway Bay, Upper Coomera.
  • Central Region
  • Broadbeach, Nerang, Southport.
  • Southern Region
  • Coolangatta, Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters, Elanora, Robina.

The part time rostered hours (13.87 hours per week) will initially be as per below :
Tuesday – 10:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday – 9.00am to 3:37 pm (45 minute unpaid lunch)
Thursday – 10:00am - 2:00pm       

Please note that should City Library services need to be amended to meet COVID-19 or operational requirements, the days/hours required to be worked may be varied. 

Key Deliverables of the position:

  • Provide professional guidance to families and individuals by assessing the needs of new and existing Special Needs Library customers and recommending the appropriate Special Needs Library resources.
  • Identify and select suitable resources for the Special Needs Library within a specified budget.
  • Monitor and maintain the Special Needs Library Resources.
  • Develop relevant community partnerships, particularly within the disability sector.
  • Raise the profile of the Special Needs Library and increase the membership through promotion and advocacy.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance and flexible working arrangements;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice;
  • employee gyms based at the Nerang and Bundall offices;
  • active Social Club with weekly raffles and various events throughout the year, for example weekend shopping trips, movie nights and more.

To see what other benefits the City can offer check them out here: https://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you will be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview; you may also be required to undertake police checks, working with children blue card checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

You can now stay up to date with all of our advertised vacancies by joining our recruitment Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/COGCRecruitment

How to Apply

Please attach a copy your Allied Health qualification, your resume and your cover letter addressing the key deliverables above. 

Screening questionsEssential: Do you have a qualification in an Allied Health profession such as Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist relevant to the provision of advice to adults and children with a special need? Documentary evidence will be required. 

  • Essential: Do you hold a Working With Children Blue Card? 
  • Essential: Please describe your experience and skill level in working with children, youth or adults with special needs. 
  • Essential: Please explain how you deliver a high level of customer service to people with special needs and their families. 
  • Essential: Do you possess a current open C Class Driver's Licence and an ability to drive to Gold Coast locations for work?

Contact person: Jacqueline Walch | Contact number: (07) 5581 1592

Closing date: 02/10/2020

Job Success Profile (JSP)

Position Description available above under Document/s

Application guide: Application Guide

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Library Team Member - Programs (Home Library Service)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kirsty Plumridge
Contact Number
(02) 8757 9372
Location
Cumberland City Council, NSW

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Library Team Member - Programs (Home Library Service)

Job No: CC1150 | Location: Cumberland Local Government Area, Sydney

  • Permanent, part-time position
  • Exciting opportunity in an innovative and progressive Council.

About the Organisation

Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change.

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfill its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel welcomebelong and succeed.

About the Opportunity

The purpose of this role will is to assist in the efficient and effective delivery of materials to our Home Library service Clientele. You will participate in general library activities such as shelving,shelf tidying, work regular desk shifts at service points and provide quality customer service. 

The successful applicant will require:

  • A Current Class C Drivers Licence 
  • A Good Driving record 
  • High level interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to safely and efficiently perform heavy lifting, loading and unloading activities 
  • Experience with using computers and e-mail in a work environment 
  • Experience in a Library or similar customer service Environment  

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

Download position description here.

Salary: Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 4 of the new Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $27.03 - $31.09 per hour, plus superannuation.

The commencement salary will depend upon the successful candidate's qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment: This position is permanent, part-time position working 28 hours per week. Hours are rostered between Monday and Saturday, depending on the branch requirements and rostered shifts.

Regular shift would be as outlined below:

  • Monday 9:00am to 1:30pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am to 1:30pm 
  • Wednesday 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9.00am to  1:30pm
  • Friday 9.00am to 5:00pm

This position will be rostered to work from the Auburn and Merrylands Libraries, however you may be working across any branch of the Cumberland Council Library Service.

EnquiriesTelephone Kirsty Plumridge on (02) 8757 9372 for further information.

Position File Number: 4458 (EST0326)

Closing Date11:30pm, Sunday, 11 October 2020

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Library Assistant (Part-Time) 14 hours per week

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jacob Cramer, Acting Technology Services Coordinator
Contact Number
(02) 4677 9647
Location
Wollondilly Shire Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant (Part-Time) 14 hours per week

  • Reference Number: S100-20-336 
  • Closing Date: 09-10-2020 
  • Employment Type: Temporary Part Time (12 months )

Library Assistant
Part-Time (14 hours per week) - Temporary Position (up to 12 months)

About the Role

Do you enjoy helping the community? We are seeking a Library Assistant with exceptional customer service skills. Day to day activities include Library circulation, working with Library products and services, programs and events, basic technology assistance, and operating the Mobile Library vans to deliver services autonomously at locations throughout Wollondilly Shire.

The successful applicant will also assist with technical services support, such as statistics collection and basic cataloguing. See the Position Description for further information.

About Council

Working at Wollondilly Shire Council means you will be provided with a flexible and inclusive working environment that provides a positive, productive and highly skilled workforce where every employee has the opportunity to learn and grow.

You will help to achieve our vision to make Wollondilly an even better place, together. You will also live our corporate values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Embrace Innovation.

Salary and Conditions

  • Temporary Part-Time position (14 hours per week, for up to 12 Months)
  • Ability to work on a Monday – Sunday roster as required, with standard days being Thursday and Friday.
  • Salary commencing from $30.40 an hour, commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Selection Criteria

Essential Requirements

Essential Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • Work experience in a library environment
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

 Personal Attributes, Communication and Team Work

  • Demonstrated experience of working well within a team environment
  • Ability follow instruction, work autonomously, and communicate professionally
  • Ability and commitment to work in Council’s customer service point rosters, including potential roster extensions across the span of Monday-Sunday

Customer Service

  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality customer service

Level of Planning, Problem Solving and Budget

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to use a range of Library information resources, and a willingness to provide assistance, training and support to library customers in the use of office, library and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial transactions in a customer service setting

Desirable Requirements

  • Demonstrated understanding of services offered by public libraries and their relationship with communities
  • Aptitude for basic cataloguing and technology assistance
  • Willingness to assist and deliver Children’s and Adults programs

Further Information: Jacob Cramer, Acting Technology Services Coordinator on (02) 4677 9647

Closing Date: 5.00pm Friday, 9 October 2020.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply via Council’s website: Wollondilly Employment Opportunities and answer the position specific selection criteria as listed in this advertisement. Those not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-placement medical. This includes drug and alcohol screening. The preferred applicant may also be required to undertake a Police Background Check, Credential Check and Bankruptcy Check.

‘Wollondilly Shire Council is committed to Workplace Diversity’

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Library Assistant (Full Time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anniza Abdullah, Client Services Coordinator
Contact Number
(02) 4677 9609
Location
Wollondilly Shire Council , NSW

 

Library Assistant (Full Time)

  • Reference Number: S100-20-335 
  • Closing Date: 09-10-2020 
  • Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (12 Months )

Library Assistant – Full-Time - Temporary Position (up to 12 months)

About the Role

Do you enjoy helping the community? We are seeking a Library Assistant with exceptional customer service skills. Day to day activities include Library circulation, working with Library products and services, programs and events, basic technology assistance, and operating the Mobile Library vans to deliver services autonomously at locations throughout Wollondilly Shire.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for the preparation and delivery children’s programs. See the Position Description for further information.

About Council

Working at Wollondilly Shire Council means you will be provided with a flexible and inclusive working environment that provides a positive, productive and highly skilled workforce where every employee has the opportunity to learn and grow.

You will help to achieve our vision to make Wollondilly an even better place, together. You will also live our corporate values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Embrace Innovation.

Salary and Conditions

  • Temporary Full-Time position (up to 12 Months)
  • 35 hours per week with participation in Council’s flex-time system
  • Ability to work on a Monday – Sunday roster as required, with standard days being Tuesday to Saturday.
  • Salary commencing from $55,536 per annum, commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Selection Criteria

Essential Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • Work experience in a library environment
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

Personal Attributes, Communication and Team Work

  • Demonstrated experience of working well within a team environment
  • Ability follow instruction, work autonomously, and communicate professionally
  • Ability and commitment to work in Council’s customer service point rosters, including potential roster extensions across the span of Monday-Sunday

Customer Service

  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality customer service

Level of Planning, Problem Solving and Budget

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to use a range of Library information resources, and a willingness to provide assistance, training and support to library customers in the use of office, library and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial transactions in a customer service setting

Desirable Requirements

  • Demonstrated understanding of services offered by public libraries and their relationship with communities
  • Willingness to assist and deliver Children’s and Adults programs

Further InformationAnniza Abdullah, Client Services Coordinator on (02) 4677 9609.

Closing Date: 5.00pm Friday, 9 October 2020.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply via Council’s website: Wollondilly Employment Opportunities and answer the position specific selection criteria as listed in this advertisement. Those not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-placement medical. This includes drug and alcohol screening. The preferred applicant may also be required to undertake a Police Background Check, Credential Check and Bankruptcy Check.

‘Wollondilly Shire Council is committed to Workplace Diversity’

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Library Assistant (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Anniza Abdullah, Client Services Coordinator
Contact Number
(02) 4677 9609
Location
Wollondilly Shire Council , NSW

 

Library Assistant (Casual)

  • Reference Number: S100-20-337 
  • Closing Date: 09-10-2020 
  • Employment Type: Casual

Library Assistant – Casual/s

About the Role

Do you enjoy helping the community? We are seeking a Library Assistant with exceptional customer service skills. Day to day activities include Library circulation, working with Library products and services, basic technology assistance, and operating the Mobile Library vans to deliver services autonomously at locations throughout Wollondilly Shire.

About Council

Working at Wollondilly Shire Council means you will be provided with a flexible and inclusive working environment that provides a positive, productive and highly skilled workforce where every employee has the opportunity to learn and grow.

You will help to achieve our vision to make Wollondilly an even better place, together. You will also live our corporate values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Embrace Innovation.

Salary and Conditions

  • Casual position/s
  • Salary commencing from $30.40 per hour + 25% Casual loading
  • Ability to work across the span of Monday to Sunday
  • 9.5% Superannuation

Selection Criteria

Essential Requirements

Essential Experience and Minimum Qualifications

  • Work experience in a library environment
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

Personal Attributes, Communication and Team Work

  • Demonstrated experience of working well within a team environment
  • Ability follow instruction, work autonomously, and communicate professionally
  • Ability and commitment to work in Council’s customer service point rosters, including potential roster extensions across the span of Monday-Sunday

Customer Service

  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality customer service

Level of Planning, Problem Solving and Budget

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to use a range of Library information resources, and a willingness to provide assistance, training and support to library customers in the use of office, library and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial transactions in a customer service setting

Desirable Requirements

  • Demonstrated understanding of services offered by public libraries and their relationship with communities
  • Aptitude for basic cataloguing and technology assistance
  • Willingness to assist and deliver Children’s programs

Further InformationAnniza Abdullah, Client Services Coordinator on (02) 4677 9609.

Closing Date: 5.00pm Friday, 9 October 2020.

To be considered for this position, candidates must apply via Council’s website: Wollondilly Employment Opportunities and answer the position specific selection criteria as listed in this advertisement. Those not addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.

Preferred applicants will be required to undertake a pre-placement medical. This includes drug and alcohol screening. The preferred applicant may also be required to undertake a Police Background Check, Credential Check and Bankruptcy Check.
 

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Outreach and Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Barjinder Kaur
Contact Number
(02) 4732 7777
Location
Penrith City Council, NSW

 

  • Job no: 493034
  • Work type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Penrith
  • Categories: Library Services
  • Salary: $80,034.00 to $92,642.00 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 a finalist 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

The purpose of this role is to 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. To supervise the provision of Home Library Services to eligible residents within the City. To plan, implement and promote the library’s programs and events held both within the library and outside the library. To establish and build partnerships with stakeholders to deliver library programs and services for all adult customers. To contribute to the planning and development of policies and procedures related to the operations of the home library service and the delivery of adult programs across all library branches. To demonstrate and promote Council Values – Show Respect, Be Accountable, Encourage Innovation. This position reports to the Library Programs Supervisor.

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant degree qualifications with eligibility for associate membership of the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working in a home library service or similar
  • Experience in successfully sourcing, promoting and delivering a diverse range of library programs and workshops for adult audiences
  • Strong project management and administrative skills with a proven ability to manage concurrent tasks and work to deadlines
  • Strong supervisory skills and experience to lead a team with diverse responsibilities
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in using library systems, online databases, digital platforms and electronic resources
  • Current Class C Driver Licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Public library experience
  • Experience with working with community groups 

Commencing Salary: $80,034.00 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation

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

To submit your application, please apply online using the link below.

Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For further information about the position please contact Barjinder Kaur on (02) 4732 7777.

Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application. 

Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

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: 28 Sep 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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