Senior Library Officer (Programs)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian or Victoria Keane, Team Leader (Regional Resources)
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0111
Clarence Valley Council, NSW



Senior Library Officer (Programs)

Job No: CVC4403200 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $61,998 - $73,934 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance

About the role

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books?

This position will:

  • Develop, implement and coordinate programs, events and activities across Clarence Valley Libraries
  • Develop, prepare and coordinate marketing for Clarence Valley Library programs, events and activities
  • Liaise and partner with stakeholders in the development of library initiatives in line with CRL Strategic Plan
  • Provide a professional level of reference and readers advisory customer service to the Clarence Valley community

The successful applicant will have:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a public library or a community focused environment
  • Ability to develop and deliver training and presentations
  • Well developed computer literacy in email and internet programs (including the ability to undertake
    web based searches) and Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Well developed communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal)
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to a customer focused service

 Download the position description here.


Kathryn Breward, Regional Librarian or Victoria Keane, Team Leader (Regional Resources) on
(02) 6641 0111.

Closing date

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library, Grafton,  however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

** In accordance with the requirement for "Working with Children' anyone starting a new, paid job in child-related work must apply for the Working with Children Check (WWCC). This is a requirement for this position and it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to have undertaken the WWCC and the 'Clearance to Work with Children' provided to Council prior to commencement. For  further information on how to apply please refer to

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences. 

Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.