Senior Programming and Events Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kaija Fletcher, Library Programming and Event Coordinator
Contact Number
T: 02 9392 5162
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Senior Programming and Events Officer

Job No: IW0790 | Location: Leichhardt

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in our journey towards becoming the best council for our community.

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

The role and position of the Senior Programming & Events Officer is key in ensuring the IWC Library & History Service is a pivotal information, recreation and education provider in the community. This role will assist the Programming team and supervise the Program and Events Officer to organise and promote quality lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation exhibitions, programs and services across the Council’s eight libraries. In particular, the role will have a strong focus on the development, coordination and delivery of events, exhibitions, programs and services, aimed at promoting the cultural heritage, history and creatives of the inner west.  This also includes the development of spaces and places within the Library sites for exhibitions to participate and engage with their community in accordance with the Library Service’s desire to become a key third place within the IWC community.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$75.932.48 - $85.901.92 + 10% Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications with experience to meet essential experience and/or skills criteria
  2. Demonstrated experience in programming and exhibition planning, development and evaluation in a library or cultural setting.
  3. Demonstrated high level skills in communication both oral and written including report writing, grant writing and public speaking.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work with various community groups and individuals to deliver events, exhibitions, programs and to encourage library relationships

Enquiries: Kaija Fletcher, Library Programming and Event Coordinator on 02 9392 5162

Closing Date: Sunday 29th May, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

Council is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

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