Coordinator Library Collection & Access Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Organisational Culture and People Team
Contact Number
T: (08) 8563 8444 or E:
Barossa Council, SA



 Coordinator Library Collection & Access Services

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Open Date: 8 July 2024
  • Close Date: 23 July 2024 at 5:00:00 pm
  • Location: Nuriootpa
  • Salary: $92,697 - $96,684 p.a 

An opportunity to work within a supportive and progressive team and drive contemporary collections and access services for our community. 

We’re looking for a dynamic, professional, and experienced library coordinator who understands contemporary collections and outreach services, thrives on leading and coordinating the work of a small team, and is able to build strong relationships and support active engagement with internal and external stakeholders to optimise community outcomes. 

This diverse role will see you deliver effective library and access services, including overseeing the home library program, developing library collections in accordance with existing policy, and upholding catalogue maintenance to support community reading, information and learning needs within the region. Your positive, empathetic, and methodical nature will be key in the development of library collections and home library services that contribute to the promotion of learning, community strengthening and social interaction. 

To be successful you will need: 

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in library/information studies and/or knowledge and experience in contemporary library services, including an understanding of collection development and maintenance processes. 
  • Capability and experience in leading and coordinating a small team through modelling inspiring leadership. 
  • Experience in the provision of high-quality customer service. 
  • Ability to network, interact and engage with people with varying backgrounds within our community. 
  • Highly attentive to detail with the ability to produce accurate work. 
  • Seamless administration practice, time management skills and the drive to continuously improve processes. 

Join a progressive & flexible organisation in this opportunity to influence change and be valued for your contribution. This is a full-time, 12-month fixed term (parental leave backfill) position offered at General Officer Level 5 ($92,697 - $96,684 p.a.) under our Enterprise Agreement 2022. We are open to flexible work options and alternative work arrangements for the right candidate. 

Benefits of working with us 

Council is committed to delivering quality services and recognises that to achieve this, providing an environment for staff to flourish is essential. Here’s a glimpse at what’s on offer: 

  • Flexible work culture with flexi time and flexible work arrangements. 
  • An innovative Employee Wellbeing and Resilience Program. 
  • Competitive discounts on private health insurance. 
  • Generous uniform allowance. 
  • Journey insurance and income protection. 
  • Professional development and industry networking. 

Essential position requirements 

  • This position requires you to hold and provide evidence of a current and valid Working with Children Check (WWCC). 
  • All employees are required to undertake a pre-employment medical prior to commencement for income protection purposes. 

For further information and a copy of the position description, please refer to or contact the Organisational Culture and People team on (08) 8563 8444.

To apply please forward your application addressing the position competency profile to The Barossa Council via or via our website- Application Form on Council Website

Applications close 5pm 23 July 2024 | Apply Now

The Barossa Council is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity principles, a constructive culture, workplace diversity and professional development. We welcome applications from those with diverse backgrounds, including people who live with disability, and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to ensure all employees are successful in their roles.