Senior Coordinator Library Programs and Engagement

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Executive Manager Operations Lynette Loone
Contact Number
M: 0429 034 422
City of Darwin, NT


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Senior Coordinator Library Programs and Engagement

Darwin, Australia | Reference: 6557102

  • Make a difference for our culturally diverse community
  • Benefit from comprehensive training and professional development opportunities

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Manager Library and Family Services, you will lead the delivery of programs and events that reflect community interests, priorities, learning and growth. You will drive community engagement across Library and Family Services, with a focus on meeting cultural and social needs. You will also develop, mentor, and motivate staff in the delivery of a range of library activities.

The position will be based primarily at Casuarina Library and predominantly works Monday to Friday. Given that the libraires are open seven days a week, you will be required to work on weekends from time to time.

Key deliverables for this role are:

  • Coordinate the strategic management and development of library programs, services, events, and marketing to meet the recreational, cultural, information and education needs of the community, with a particular focus on the inclusion of vulnerable groups and groups that experience barriers to accessing libraries
  • Oversee the development of Library and Family Services program plans and guidelines in accordance with relevant policies and strategies
  • Implement actions to promote our library service as a place that embraces and communicates the stories of Darwin's cultural diversity, including recognising and celebrating Aboriginal stories and history that relate to Larrakia people.

Who are we looking for?

You are a highly motivated library professional with a passion for serving the community. You will have previous experience in delivering community-based library services and programs and enjoy working with a diverse range of stakeholders to achieve outcomes together. You are a natural born leader who leads by example and loves leading and mentoring team members.

If this sounds interesting to you and for further information regarding this role, please read full position description ( or contact our Executive Manager Operations Lynette Loone on 0429 034 422.

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We are looking forward to receiving your application if you are a direct applicant. Please note that we are not working with recruitment agencies for this position.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

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