Coordinator Programs and Engagement

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Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC


Coordinator Programs and Engagement

Permanent Part-time = 111 hours per 4 week roster
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Band 5 ($42.8055-$49.7798 p.h.) + Super
Eltham Library

About the Role

Eltham Library to seeking a permanent part-time Coordinator Programs and Engagement.

As a valued part of the YPRL Team, you will actively promote and implement services and programs to ensure the important role of the library as a community hub and to positively contribute to the team environment. You will utilise your diverse creative skills to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and other events with the community and utilising your technology skills and knowledge.

As the Coordinator, you will: 

  • Liaise with community groups, educational institutions, key stakeholders and the wider community.
  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate library programs and events in collaboration with branch staff.
  • Deliver programs in branch and at other library service points with a focus on outreach programming.
  • Awareness of current library programming trends including STEAM and Literacy.
  • Proficiency with technology and the ability to acquire new skills to keep up with emerging technologies and applications.
  • Contribute to marketing to support library events and programs.
  • Respond to a range of library operations that support customers in a self-serve environment based on high level of knowledge of library products and services, including circulation and collections management.
  • Plan and deliver a diverse range of training to the public and staff.
  • Contribute to the of the role of the library as a place for reading, learning and community.

The role will also, in collaboration with other library coordinators and community groups, design and deliver a range of innovative outreach services and activities to increase access to and awareness of library services across the region. 

Roster Details:

Mondays – 1.00pm – 9.15pm
Tuesdays – 8.45am – 5.30pm
Wednesdays – 8.45am – 5.30pm
Thursdays – 8.45am – 1.00pm

 About you

You are known for your warmth and creativity, plus the ability to innovate and problem solve.  With a great ability in developing, implementing and coordinating programs and events and be able to utilise the your technology skills.  As the Coordinator Programs & Engagement you will build strong partnerships with community groups and work collaboratively with branch staff and all YPRL Coordinators.

You have the ability to gain co-operation and assistance from members of the public and other employees in providing library services, programs, events and activities guaranteeing an excellent customer service experience.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, candidates should prepare a statement addressing the key selection criteria and include relevant examples of their work which is outlined in the Position Description and submit it along with a cover letter and resume via Seek

Application closing on Sunday 19 November 2023.

Interviews will be given to all eligible employees who fully meet and address the key selection criteria.  Please note that if you do not satisfactorily meet the key selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.  Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.