Library Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Claire Campbell 
Contact Number
02 6926 9717
Wagga Wagga City Council, NSW


Library Programs Officer

  • Closing date: 02/03/2022 11:59 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
  • Location: Wagga Wagga City Library - Civic Centre - 243 Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
  • Department: Community Services
  • Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Join the Wagga Wagga City Library Team!

The Wagga Wagga City Library is entering into an exciting period where we are expanding and increasing our services to the community. These services will be delivered at both the Civic Centre and as part of a new agile library service to the suburban neighbourhoods and rural village communities across the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.

As a result, we are seeking an energetic and creative individual to join our team to assist in developing and delivering high quality programs and services to Library clients through outreach activities within the local community.

What we will offer you:

  • Permanent, full-time position.
  • Remuneration of $2,273.04 minimum gpf with the opportunity to progress to $2,727.65 gpf + superannuation.
  • Commencing on Monday, 16 May 2022.

Your new role:

The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with organisations and groups to identify partnerships and opportunities to deliver literary and other related programs to external parties e.g. schools
  • Researching and recommending new and innovative programs and services.
  • Delivering a variety of programs, both in-house and outreach, under the direction of the Outreach Services Team Leader and in collaboration with other team members for example story time, school holiday programs, youth activities, seniors’ classes, social media classes, intergenerational programs and author talks. Program delivery is to occur at both the Wagga Wagga City Library, located in the Civic Centre and off-site as required.
  • Conducting the Agile Library service as required including processing borrowings, returns and library memberships and cash handling at designated sites across rural villages and suburbs located in the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.
  • Undertake promotional, publicity and marketing activities associated with the delivery of programs and services through the use of social media tools and more traditional methods.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Relevant qualifications and program delivery experience including a passion for engaging in creative and innovative activities;
  • A current NSW Working with Children Check;
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence;
  • Demonstrated passion for working in a team environment; and
  • Great communication skills and highly organised.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Wagga Wagga City Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical exemption.

What is next?
Applications close Wednesday, 2 March 2022 at 11.59pm AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 7 March 2022.

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Claire Campbell on 02 6926 9717.

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As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.