Library Services Supervisor

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


Library Services Supervisor

  •  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 Part-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 village communities across the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area.

As a result, we are seeking a highly motivated and creative person to join our dynamic team offering high quality customer service. We currently have a part time vacancy to work on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

What we will offer you:

Remuneration of $1,195.06 gpf + superannuation in accordance with part time hours of work arrangements with weekend penalty rates applicable.

  • Part-Time – Eighteen (18) hours per week (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) as follows:
  • 10.00am – 6.00pm Friday (including a sixty (60) minute meal break)
  • 10.00am – 4.00pm Saturday (including a thirty (30) minute meal break)
  • 10.00am – 4.00pm Sunday (including a thirty (30) minute meal break)

This role will commence on Monday, 16 May 2022.

Your new role:
This position is responsible for ensuring the provision of quality customer service to clients of the Library and assisting the Manager Library Services by providing guidance, support and direction to the Library Services Team on the weekends.

Key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Manager in the day-to-day operations of the Library including staff rosters, purchasing and event documentation;
  • Perform Team Leader role on Saturdays and Sundays allocating tasks to other staff and operating as the senior officer for information services;
  • Lead, engage and develop the Library Services weekend staff;
  • Oversee circulation desk operations and maintenance including processing borrowings and returns and library memberships;
  • Provide advice and support to customers with information and technology enquiries;
  • Assist with delivery of technology classes like Tech Savvy Seniors.
  • Liaise with Riverina Regional Library to resolve technology issues relating to RRL supported library management systems (Libero); and
  • Liaise with Council’s Information Services Division to resolve technology issues relating to Council supported equipment and software.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Relevant library experience and qualifications;
  • Can demonstrate your passion for working in a team environment; and
  • Are a great communicator with highly developed organisational skills.

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.

Apply Now

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.