Library Programming & Events Assistant
Job No: IWC7298 | Location: Marrickville
About Inner West Council
Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.
As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.
We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.
We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.
Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.
Utilise your events planning and programming skills and join the library team in the Inner West Council. The role and position of the Library Customer Service Assistant: Programs & Events is key in ensuring the IWC Library & History Service is a pivotal information, recreation and education provider in the community. This role will assist the Programming team to deliver quality lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation programs and services across the Council’s eight libraries. In particular, the role will have a strong focus on the delivery of all programs and services, aimed at promoting literacy skills, developing readers, supporting education and lifelong learning, and providing valuable recreational and cultural opportunities for the inner west community. This also includes the development of spaces and places within the Library sites for the community to participate and engage with their community in accordance with the Library Service’s desire to become a key third place within the IWC community.
You will work with the Programming & Event staff in the provision of quality programs and events. This position requires the ability to work with diverse teams, identify priorities, make clear decisions quickly, and operate in a complex environment. Contribute to policy development, program discussions in within the Library Programming team, staff training in programs and events in consultation with the Training & Development Coordinator and liaison with Council staff, relevant community groups and professionals.
You will participate in cross-Library and Council teams in the areas of collection development, children's and youth services, events planning et al. – as required. You will participate in the delivery of frontline services via the weekly roster, including night and weekend work.
Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role.
$50,662.56 - $58,986.68 + Superannuation
Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications
- Experience in or an understanding of delivering public programs for diverse audiences in a public library service or cultural institution.
- Experience in or an understanding of liaising with facilitators and suppliers.
- Experience in or an understanding of customer service and continued service development.
- Ability to report and evaluate programs.
Emma Suyasa - Children's Librarian on 02 9392 5827
Sunday 25 September 2022, 11:30PM
We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.
All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.
Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks
Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role). Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.
For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.
Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.
Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.
About Inner West Council
Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.