Emerging Branch Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robyn Ellard
Contact Number
03 9117 6100 or via email rellard@yprl.vic.gov.au
Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC


Emerging Branch Manager - Whittlesea Library

Permanent Full Time (70 hours per fortnight)

Band 6 ($88,657-$98,100)

Are you ready to become our next Library Superhero?   Have you been looking for the right opportunity to step up to a Branch Manager position?

About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an emerging leader to step into a Branch Manager position where you will be responsible for managing a branch and a small team to deliver relevant and customised services and programs to the community. The position will initially be based at Whittlesea Library where you will be supported to develop your skills and experience as a leader and manager.

About You

You are highly motivated and proactive, with a strong interest in utilising and developing your management skills.  Being a Branch Manager requires a flexible and solution focussed approach and the ability to lead, motivate and develop staff with strong persuasion and influencing skills.  As part of YPRL's Leadership Team, Branch Managers deliver initiative, accountability and customer service every day, as they go above and beyond for our customers and colleagues.  

The successful incumbent will also be able to demonstrate their capacity to build strong, productive networks and maintain professional relationships with people at all levels.  Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Management or experience supervising or managing staff is highly desirable.  While you may or may not have had exposure to managing a team, you are excited by the opportunity to learn and develop the ability to lead, motivate, influence and develop others.

The flexibility to work across the region and some evening and weekend work may be required.

For more information on the roles and responsibilities of this position, and for the selection criteria, please download the position description from our website.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.

Application Instructions

If you believe you have what it takes in this highly rewarding position, please submit your cover letter, resume and responses to the selection criteria by Friday 7 May 2021 via Seek.

For further information on either of these roles, please contact Robyn Ellard on 03 9117 6100 or via email rellard@yprl.vic.gov.au

*Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Employment Working with Children Check.

YPRL strives to be an inclusive and accessible work environment where diversity is valued and celebrated, and where everyone can bring their authentic whole selves to work. We encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

YPRL is a Child Safe organisation and ensures all staff have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Police Record check. We have appropriate screening processes in place including a Child Safe Policy and Procedure, key selection criteria and interviewing and reference checking, which demonstrates our commitment to Child Safety.