Library Branch Team Leader
- Reference Number: 13375
- Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
- Directorate: Leisure & Community Development
- Department: Leisure
- Location: Niddrie Library
- Banding: Band 6
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 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
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.
- 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