Young Persons Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sara Mills
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3632
Lane Cove Council, NSW


Young Persons Librarian

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6592661

  • Dynamic role
  • 35 hrs per week
  • Great team and benefits

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of an innovative Council seeking to make a positive difference in the community you support? We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Librarian to join our team.

Located on the lower North Shore, our leafy suburbs have a vibrant and diverse village atmosphere. We aim to provide "best value" services and facilities to the community whilst ensuring a sustainable future.

If you are open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and driven to provide the very best service to our community, we want to hear from you.

About the Role

You will be responsible for the provision of children's and young adult collections, programs and services.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma in Librarianship/Information Science or equivalent qualification, providing eligibility for Associate membership of ALIA.
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of children's and youth literature.
  • Proven ability to develop, deliver and promote Library programs.
  • Demonstrated extensive storytelling and display skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and develop staff.
  • A current ‘Paid Worker - Working With Children Check' Clearance (NSW).

What we Offer

We hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds maintaining always that inclusion and diversity lie at the heart of what we do. For those who join us we offer:

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • an employee wellness program and discounted gym memberships
  • Annual performance bonuses and salary review
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • The convenience of being close to shops, cafes, an aquatic centre and a gym.

We are dedicated to the safety, empowerment and participation of all children and are committed to creating a thoughtful, protective community that supports children and young people to feel safe and protected.

To Apply

Click on the "apply now" button to be redirected to our careers page where you can download and read a copy of the Position Description and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Sara Mills on (02) 9911 3632.

Salary range - Up to $107K per annum (incl. super) dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate.


This position requires applicants to be suitably immunised. As part of our pre-employment process, preferred candidates are required to provide proof of COVID 19 vaccination status.

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