Technical Specialist Systems

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dale Whitfield (Team Leader Library Systems)
Contact Number
0436 427 187
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW



Technical Specialist Systems

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Located in the city of Canterbury/Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Technical Specialist - Library Systems. 

The purpose of this role is to manage the ongoing development of a broad range of library technology based systems and services to deliver an adaptive and responsive technology offering for staff and the community. 

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week.  Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $71,355 pa plus 9.5% Super. Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Manage the Library Management System (LMS) to ensure optimum utilisation of functionality.  Investigate and identify opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of the LMS. Develop and deliver LMS training to new and existing staff as required.
•Coordinate systems operations to ensure efficient and effective operation of all library systems, including but not limited to; public access computers, RFID systems, print solutions, public PC booking management, WiFi, digital screens and ancilliary equipment.  
•Identify, investigate and evaluate new technologies and trends for suitability in the library service and provide recommendations for enhancements and innovative information delivery solutions based on suitability and cost analysis.

*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description 

What’s in it for you?

•Permanent Full Time Opportunity 
•Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
•Flexible work practices (opportunity to earn additional time off)
•Access to health and wellbeing programs 
•Access to further training and development
•Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11.59pm, Monday 26 October 2020.

For more information, please contact Dale Whitfield (Team Leader Library Systems) on 0436 427 187. 

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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