Branch Operations Officer - Salisbury Community Hub Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Natalie Cooper, Team Leader Community Learning North
Contact Number
08 8406 8491
City of Salisbury Council, SA


Branch Operations Officer - Salisbury Community Hub Library

Who we are: 

Located on Kaurna Country, the City of Salisbury is a local government entity and encompasses an area of 158km2. We are a customer focused organisation, providing essential services to residents and visitors, in a dynamic and flexible working environment. 

We are a progressive, sustainable and connected community, where we celebrate our employee’s and community’s diversity and where people are valued and feel safe, included, connected and have a sense of belonging.

To deliver the best service to our customers we strive for a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. We value diversity and the skills, knowledge and experience a diverse workforce brings to our organisation.

Our values (ReACH) encompass Respect, Accountability, Collaboration and Helpfulness. Do you want to work in a team based environment, delivering projects for the benefit of the community? 

The role: 

You will lead a team that provides a range of services, technologies and programs that build meaningful connections and creates experiences that inspires discovery and lifelong learning.  You will collaborate across teams to ensure effective use is made of the multi-use community facility and actively contribute to the development of an innovative, high-quality City of Salisbury library service. This is a great opportunity to have a genuine and positive impact on our community.

Specialist Skills, Required Knowledge and Conditions: 

  • Experience in working in a public library and a knowledge of its role in a contemporary society
  • Understanding and the application of the principles of excellent customer service
  • Proven experience in supervising, training and motivating a team to achieve outcomes
  • Current Driver’s Licence and Police Clearance, Working with Children
  • Ability to work rostered flexible hours and locations 

Who you are: 

  • Creative, innovative, and flexible and can readily accommodate change
  • Establish credibility and gain the confidence of a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet set timelines
  • Proven analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills with an ability to explore new and innovative ways to do business using creative solutions
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate, influence and motivate individuals 

What’s in it for you? 

Ability to become part of a hard working dedicated team, making a difference to the community delivering on an exceptional customer experience with the flexibility to manage what’s important through an excellent work life balance. 

Further information is available by accessing the Position Description

People who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity as well as people of culturally diverse backgrounds and of diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Specific enquiries can be made to Natalie Cooper, Team Leader Community Learning North on 08 8406 8491.

Applications close 9am, Friday 9 September 2022.

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