Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vivien Marjono
Contact Number
(03) 9356 6980
Location
Hume City Council, VIC

 

Librarian (100483)

  • Broadmeadows, Australia
  • Reference: 5329088

*$75,452 pa pro-rata (Band 5) plus super *Permanent part-time - 14 hours per week *Weekend and evening shifts

About Hume Libraries

Hume City Council is located on the northern fringes of Melbourne. We have six public libraries servicing a growing population of over 230,000 people. In 2018/19 Hume Libraries had over 700,000 visits and loaned 900,000 items.

About the role

Hume Libraries is looking for a qualified librarian who has a passion for libraries whilst providing outstanding customer service to the Hume community. This part-time, 2 day a week position is currently based at our Craigieburn Library. Reporting to the Team Leader - Craigieburn and Mobile Libraries and working with other team members, you will have strong skills in communication with an ability to plan, deliver and report on the outcomes of programs.

To be successful in the role, you will have a firm understanding of the role libraries play in a community setting and have skills in using a variety of computer systems including library management systems and RFID equipment.

Duties

  • Undertake regular customer service shifts including 1-night shift until 8pm every Thursday and 1 Saturday morning in 4 as rostered
  • Performing cash reconciliation as required
  • Assisting customers with IT queries including printing and scanning of documents
  • Demonstrating library applications and e-resources to customers
  • Collection maintenance duties as directed by the team leader
  • Undertake planning and delivering program activities

Skills and experience

  • Graduate Diploma in Information Management or equivalent, facilitating eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association
  • Experience in a public library or similar environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in electronic and print-based information resources
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, develop and deliver programs
  • Strong customer service skills with an ability to deal with challenging customers and present a positive Council image
  • Knowledge and skills in collection management
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills including the ability to gain cooperation from and communicate with a broad range of people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Demonstrated ability to convey computer and library literacy to the community
  • Ability to develop working relationships with staff and work together in a team environment
  • Current driver's licence and Working with Children's check

Company profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What we offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest-free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information please contact Vivien Marjono on (03) 9356 6980.

Applications Close: 19 Jan 2021

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