Coordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Polly Banks – Manager Cultural Services
Contact Number
M: 0449 161 608
City of Subiaco Council, WA


Coordinator Library Services

  • Location: Subiaco, Perth WA
  • Package: $94,500 - $97,125 plus 10.5% employer super
  • Tenure: Full time

The City of Subiaco is one of Perth’s most recognised and treasured inner-city precincts. In recent years Subiaco has seen significant change and evolution in terms of residential options, the commercial sector, retail, entertainment, leisure and recreation.

With new development and investment from both government and the commercial sector, Subiaco is positioned for transformational growth over the coming years. Navigating this change in partnership with the community, business and stakeholders, whilst also celebrating Subiaco’s’ heritage, history and culture is an exciting challenge.

See for more information on the City of Subiaco.

An exciting opportunity is available in our Cultural Services Branch for an experienced Coordinator Library Services on a full-time permanent contract.  

The successful candidate will oversee the delivery of an innovative library service including overseeing the operational requirements of running the library and ensuring the provision and growth of a broad range of diverse library programs and events, including the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists and the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers.

The requirements for this position include:

  • Degree or postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Studies or related discipline
  • Experience in managing a library service and in delivering a suite of innovative library programs
  • Supervisory experience including experience fostering strong and collaborative team cultures
  • Highly developed and proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in reviewing, developing and updating policies, procedures and work practices to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery
  • Sound knowledge of cataloguing and classification tools and library management systems
  • Sounds knowledge of collection development, stock selection principles and common reference tools

You must have the ability to work outside of normal office hours as required.

Salary range: $94,500 - $97,125  plus up to 10.5% employer superannuation and an additional 4% employer co-contribution to superannuation, 5 weeks annual leave, free gym membership, sustainable travel allowance or a parking permit, a rostered day off per month and a range of health and wellbeing benefits.         

We recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, and treated fairly with respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applications, as part of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and community, The City of Subiaco requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical exemption. Kindly consider this requirement before applying for a role in the City.

To apply:

Please select “Apply” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application. Please provide your current CV and a cover letter telling us how you meet the requirements listed above.

Enquiries: Polly Banks – Manager Cultural Services on 0449 161 608.      

The estimated closure date is Monday 12 September 2022 but we reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date.

Applicants must have the right to work in Australia

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

  • Do you have customer service experience?