Literacies and Learning Lead

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carol Edmonds, Coordinator Participations and Collections
Contact Number
0448 566 542
Maitland City Council, NSW



Literacies and Learning Lead

  • Permanent full time
  • $81,834 up to $90,836 + 10.5% super
  • Applications close 25 September 2022

About the role

Here at Maitland City Council, we are going through an exciting period of change, with a focus on exceptional customer experiences, where it’s our vision to deliver ‘Un-Council like’ services.  As part of this, Maitland Libraries is seeking a Literacies & Learning Lead who will be a key part of evolving our libraries to provide an innovative, contemporary and impactful experiences for our community.

This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced public program professional to be part of the design and delivery of our libraries literacy and learning programs across a lifelong learning framework. Importantly the Literacies & Learning Lead will champion principles of inclusion in our libraries to improve accessibility and engagement for participants and visitors.

About you

You are a creative and innovative thinker that can create and deliver customer focused programs, events and activations that meet the diverse needs of our community. Your exceptional interpersonal skills will have you partnering with and building key relationships across the organisation to deliver outcome measured learning programs to engage diverse audiences in our libraries.

To be successful in this role you will have a tertiary level qualification in education, libraries & information studies or an equivalent combination of contemporary experience in community focused programs.

You will have demonstrated experience supporting a culture of continuous improvement and the delivery of early, adult and digital literacies public programming encompassing skill development, cultural appreciation and creative expression.


This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week with a salary range of $81,834 up to $90,836 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 10.5% p.a. super. Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements. 
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years


Should you have any questions about the position, please contact Carol Edmonds, Coordinator Participations and Collections on 0448 566 542.

Applications close: Sunday 25 September 2022

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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