Learning and Digital Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kirrily Anderson, Lifelong Learning and Audience Engagement Coordinator
Contact Number
M: 0428 527 520 or via email kdanderson@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
Lake Macquarie City Council, NSW


Learning and Digital Officer

Permanent full time (35 hours per week)

Develop and coordinate inspiring educational and community engagement programs to benefit our community.  

  • Develop engaging learning and digital programs and events for our community
  • Work within a supportive, dynamic, collaborative and creative team
  • Enjoy work/life balance with a 9-day fortnight


As part LMCC’s Arts, Culture & Tourism (ACT) team, the Learning and Digital Officer creates and delivers a range of holistic programs, education sessions and events for our community to enjoy.  

The Officer will be collaborating with other teams across ACT, other departments across Council and with volunteers, to lead and support the development, implementation and evaluation of adult learning, literacy and digital programs and events for the community that align with the strategic vision of the Department through the Arts, Heritage and Cultural Plan.

The Officer is also responsible for the local and visiting author program ‘Write Here’, an annual writing festival and contributes to the delivery of ACT and LMCC events, exhibitions and cultural festivals. The role looks to support adult and over 55’s engagement with our various public facilities including libraries, theatres and community venues through experiences in areas including literacy, technology, music, culture, history, and performing arts.   

The position is based at LMCC’s Administration Building located in Speers Point, NSW, with travel across facilities across Lake Mac – a current Drivers Licence is an essential requirement. When working from an ACT Facility, you may be involved in front of house duties. The position operates on a 9-day fortnight spanning with some shift or weekend work across Monday-Sunday with hours of work between the hours of 8am-9pm. The position also requires a current WWCC for paid employment.

Read the position statement and learn more about this exciting opportunity.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated professional with Tertiary qualifications in Library/Information Science/ Mature Age Services/Social Sciences or equivalent.

You will need to have demonstrated skills and experience in planning, implementing and evaluating learning programs for adult and over 55’s audiences and in project management or coordination of small-scale events or festivals.

Your passion for community engagement and technological knowhow will see you thrive in the role and will support you in developing exciting and interactive learning and digital programs that offer educational and culturally immersive experiences for adult and over 55’s Audiences.

Your adaptable and approachable style coupled with excellent interpersonal skills will support you in coordinating a dedicated team of volunteers in the delivery of digital learning experiences. You hold a current working with children check and you will be you be flexible in the ability to undertake after hours and weekend work as required. 


  • Competitive salary starting at $72,020 plus industry-leading 12% superannuation.
  • Annual pay reviews and increases based on performance
  • Long service leave after five years.
  • Education assistance with training and development opportunities.
  • Corporate fitness program.
  • Be part of a high-performing team in a new capacity.
  • Further develop your skills and experience.
  • Work closely with the community.
  • Be mentored and work closely with Lifelong Learning Leader in a supportive, empowering, innovative and collaborative work environment!
  • Plus, more!


We know it is our people that will shape the future of our city. That’s why we’re passionate about providing a workplace that empowers our staff to be creative, innovative and bold. When you join the team at Lake Macquarie City Council, you’re joining a group of people with a commitment to make our city even better. We’re proud of our city and the work we do, and we know you will be too.

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workforce. We believe that a diverse network of employees, which truly reflects the people it serves and represents, is best equipped to understand and meet the needs of our community.  We welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, refugees and people with disability. We understand the skills and attributes veterans can bring to our Council.


  • If this job sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! Get your application in by midnight, Sunday 4th June 2023.
  • For enquiries related to the duties of the role, please contact Kirrily Anderson, Lifelong Learning and Audience Engagement Coordinator, on 0428 527 520 or via email kdanderson@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
  • If you need assistance or an adjustment when submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@lakemac.nsw.gov.au.
  • We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
  • To view the Capability Framework – Role Profile relevant to this role, please click here.
  • We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.
  • To complete your online application, you will be asked to upload a copy of your resume and provide responses to questions which are based on the criteria listed in the Position Statement.
  • Please note that as part of Lake Macquarie City Council’s recruitment process, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates may be subject to a medical assessment which may include alcohol and other drugs testing.