Coordinator Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services
Contact Number
C02 7955 7398
MidCoast Council, NSW


Coordinator Libraries

Job No: MCCLIBExt013 | Location: MidCoast NSW

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. To find out more about our beautiful region click here.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important asset and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre has relocated to a brand-new state of the art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

The role & you

We are looking for a passionate and innovative leader to join our Libraries and Community Services Department.

You will be responsible to coordinate and supervise the team delivering services in our 11 branch locations across the MidCoast LGA. We need your excellence in leadership, accompanied by your drive to provide the best customer service to our communities.

You will play a key role in delivering creative and exciting new ideas in this space, whilst inspiring your staff and managing their development to reach their full potential. You should display a flexible approach to change, and hold the skills to coach and support your staff ensuring the focus remains with superior Community and Customer Service. 

If you're an experienced leader coupled with an inventive mind looking to make a real difference to services delivered in your community we would love to hear from you!

The package: Commencing salary package circa $95,700 p.a. plus superannuation. 

A leaseback vehicle is available and will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Location: This position will be based at our Taree and Forster community libraries. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent, Full Time.

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions, please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your responses to each selection criteria in a separate Word document and once complete copy your separate responses into the relevant section of the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the first page of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Sam McGuire, Talent Acquisition Officer on 02 7955 7929.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Community Services on 02 7955 7398.

Closing date: Sunday 10 October 2021 at 11.30 pm.