Library Content Development and Logistics Coordinator

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Ipswich City Council, QLD



Library Content Development and Logistics Coordinator

Requisition ID 1666 - Posted 11/02/2022 - Libraries - Full Time

Are you a leader who wants to build a responsive, hight performing library collections and are ready to amaze us with your ability to surprise, delight and satisfy our customers?

Have you worked hard and creatively in the past to ensure the best possible content is delivered to customers?

Would you enjoy the challenge of developing and delivering innovative new library content development and logistics systems and practices that will continue to make our Library Service a renowned leader in cutting-edge service design?

If so, then read on… 

Ipswich Libraries is committed to delivering the best possible Library Service for our community and wants to change the way the world thinks about libraries.

Our Library is revolutionising how we curate, manage and promote our collections and requires a candidate with the right combination of analytical skills, creativity, organisational vision and industry know-how to help drive this change and help build world-class development and logistics practice for our Libraries content.

The candidate we are looking for will be instrumental in helping us build a responsive and intelligent methodology in how we respond to community requirements and will determine what resources we procure and how these resources reach our expanding membership.

Ipswich Libraries has an exciting vision for the future, and we are looking for someone who is prepared to set aside conventional approaches and ‘design think’ a solutions driven approach to ensure that we are positioned to deliver on our vision. 

About the role

The Library Content Development and Logistics Coordinator will be pivotal in the coordination of our Library Logistics Hub, facilitating responsive content development, processing and distribution.

To succeed in this role, you will have extensive experience managing high volume library content development and logistics, as well as proven experience in developing high performing teams. 

You will have demonstrated ability to provide original and creative recommendations to inform content curation strategies and extensive experience and competency in content profile development and performance management using data measurement, analytics tools and evidence based methodologies.

About you

To be successful in this role you will possess a tertiary qualification that is relevant to this role as well as a strong understanding of library technologies, industry best practice and high-level interpersonal skills to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders, service providers and diverse audiences. 

We are excited about what the right person in this role will accomplish, and we want you to be excited about working at a high operating tempo with colleagues who will support, challenge and encourage you to be the best you can be.

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What's on offer?

This is a permanent full-time position, Level 7 with a salary commencing at $100,705 plus a Council contribution to superannuation of up to 12%.

  • Joining Council as a key member of a team that is passionate and dedicated to building a positive, inclusive and constructive workplace culture
  • Genuine demonstrated commitment to flexible work
  • Four (4) weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • Ongoing learning and development and career opportunities
  • A range of progressive health and wellbeing services

If you feel you are a good fit with our values and are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for the Ipswich community, then this could be the role for you.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describing how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role.
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

           Also, in your cover letter, please respond to the question: Tell us one thing that you did that had the biggest impact on a previous library or other organisation.

Closing date: Friday 25 February 2022, 4.30pm.

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Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks, if required for the position (which may include police record checks).

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.