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Children’s and Youth Services Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kristi Brooks| Team Leader Library Programs
Contact Number
08 8721 2591
Location
City of Mount Gambier Council, SA

 

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Children’s and Youth Services Coordinator

City of Mount Gambier has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to join the Children’s and Youth Services team at the Mount Gambier Library.

About the position:

  • Full-time / Fixed Term (December 2022 ceasing 31 January 2024).
  • Required to work outside of ordinary hours and during school holiday periods.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Job Type:Temporary / Contract / Project
  • Division: City and Community Growth
  • Salary: Level 3 (Currently $74,475.44 per annum)

To support the Manager Library and Community Development in providing quality library services to the community with a strong focus on customer service and an emphasis on children’s and youth services.

This position leads the Children’s and Youth Services Team.

This position is classified at Level 3 (currently $74,475.44 per annum) of the City of Mount Gambier Administration Staff Agreement No.11 2020.

About you:

  • Proven ability to lead and supervise a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to share information and knowledge with a diverse range of clientele.
  • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth.
  • Ability to provide library services and programs designed to meet the needs of young people.
  • Proven ability to deal with difficult situations, resolve problems and diffuse potential conflict.

What we offer:

Mount Gambier is the second largest city in South Australia and provides a perfect balance between the vibrant lifestyle of a big city and the comforts of a small town. Packed with beautiful natural resources including the iconic Blue Lake/Warwar, caves, sinkholes, parks and gardens. This is an idyllic location to enjoy work life balance, only 20 minutes from the beach.

This role presents an opportunity to advance your career in a supportive environment. The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in the workplace.

The successful candidate will enjoy:

  • Ongoing professional development and training,
  • A supportive and friendly team environment,
  • Career development opportunities,
  • Active social club,
  • Flexible work arrangements,
  • Positive work/life balance, and
  • Corporate income protection insurance.

Pre-employment requirements:
Position is subject to satisfactorily meeting the following employment requirements;

  • National Police Check,
  • Working with Children Check (WWCC),
  • Vulnerable Persons Check,
  • Pre-employment medical examination.

The City of Mount Gambier is an equal opportunity employer committed to continuous improvement as a culturally safe and supportive workplace. We strongly encourage members of our First Nations community to apply.

For a confidential conversation please call: Kristi Brooks, Team Leader Library Programs | T: 08 8721 2591

Further information about the position, including the position description, which identifies key competencies and selection criteria, is available from City of Mount Gambier website: www.mountgambier.sa.gov.au/careers

Applications must specifically address the key competencies and selection criteria and be submitted with a resume including contact details for at least three referees.

Applications close: Friday 7 October 2022 at 5:00pm.

Applications must be submitted via email to: Organisational Department Team city@mountgambier.sa.gov.au

Multicultural Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Rita Hardy
Contact Number
03 8311 4111
Location
Moreland City Council, VIC

 

Multicultural Services Librarian

Job No: MOR511 | Location: Brunswick

  • Includes evenings and weekends
  • Permanent ongoing part-time position
  • 58 hours per fortnight
  • Salary - $79k - $89k + Super (Pro-rata)

This is a Special Measures role designated only to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse individuals who are eligible to apply, as per section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Culturally and Linguistically Diverse refers to someone who identifies with a culture or religion that is not predominantly represented in Australia or speaks a language other than English at home.


ABOUT MORELAND

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Find out more about Moreland here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FiM3A5hS9Y

ABOUT THE ROLE

Moreland Libraries are about more than just books. Our libraries are vibrant neighbourhood hubs offering social connection, cultural interactions and learning opportunities. Currently, we are seeking a Librarian who is passionate about providing a high-quality service to our diverse community. 

In performing this role some of your day-to-day responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide great customer service. Assist with library initiatives to bridge the digital divide. Supervise and support other team members. Organise programs and activities targeting people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and promoting multicultural themes to the wider community.  Select library materials in community languages and assist with collection maintenance.

This is a designated position. The Racial Discrimination Act permits special measures that foster greater racial equality in the Australian community. Only people from a Culturally & Linguistically Diverse background are eligible to apply, as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

The phrase ‘culturally and linguistically diverse’ is a broad term used to describe communities with diverse languages, ethnicity, culture, nationalities, traditions, societal structures and religions. For this role we are looking for applicants who identify with the above, specifically applicant from a non-English speaking or non-dominate cultural, religious or ethnic background.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE 

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach staff to achieve team goals and objectives
  • Demonstrable experience in customer service provision
  • Demonstrable digital literacy skills
  • Experience with website content management and social media
  • Experience in organising community-based programs
  • Degree in Library and Information Services or similar field with relevant work experience, or through lesser formal qualifications with relevant work skills and experience
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence and Working with Children Check

WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER

  • Extensive opportunities for training & career development
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • A real sense of work-life balance & flexible work options
  • Employer-supported study assistance schemes
  • Wellness programs 

FUTHER SUPPORT OFFERED FOR OUR STAFF:

  • Purchase leave
  • Ceremonial leave
  • Pandemic leave
  • Gender affirmation leave
  • Family violence leave
  • Up to 20 weeks primary & up to 8 weeks secondary parental leave

For further information please contact Rita Hardy on 03 8311 4111.
Council is committed to removing barriers to employment where possible at any point in the recruitment, onboarding and during your time at Council.  For further information regarding access or recruitment process related adjustments please contact Katie Kinden (she/her), Recruitment Business Partner on (03) 9304 7969 KKinden@moreland.vic.gov.au

Applications close: 11:30pm, Thursday,  29 September 2022. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. 

Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check. Please have this ready when completing your application.

How to apply:

Please fill out an application using our online recruitment system. You will be required to upload your CV, a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience. You do not need to respond to the individual Key Selection Criteria. Please also upload any other relevant documents such as your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate. We encourage applicants to apply.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, sexuality and gender identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

APPLY NOW

Our Commitment:

In May 2021, Moreland Council adopted a revised Statement of Commitment to Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung People and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the municipality. The statement recognises the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people as the traditional owners of the lands and waterways in which will now be called Merri-Bek.

About Moreland City Council

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000+ residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Library Programs Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carol Moore
Contact Number
carol.moore@ipswich.qld.gov.au
Location
Ipswich City Council, QLD

 

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Library Programs Team Leader

  • Requisition ID 2093
  • Posted 20/09/2022
  • Libraries - Full Time

About us

Neighbouring the Queensland capital of Brisbane, Ipswich is both the state’s fastest growing area and oldest provincial city. It is a dynamic blend of rich heritage, proud communities, diverse landscapes and a lively energy all contributing to a region full of liveability and opportunity.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1200 people and promotes a workplace culture built on our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership. Council teams operate across a range of industries delivering a wide range of services to the community, with one common purpose:

‘To proudly enhance the quality of life for our community'

We achieve this by embedding our values in all that we do. Our high performing teams are making a positive difference in the community and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region, which is a catalyst for major growth.

About the role

As the Library Programs Team Leader, you will work with the Library Programs Coordinator to develop, implement, promote and deliver high quality innovative and inclusive library programs, events and outreach initiatives that enhance community engagement across library branches and our diverse Ipswich community.

You will also provide leadership to a high performing, creative and agile team in the operations and delivery of specialised programs and learning experiences with an emphasis on industry best practice.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building and sustaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate collaborative programming and partnerships
  • Exploring and recommending new library programs and grant opportunities incorporating latest trends and technologies
  • Delivering quality programs targeting individuals and groups across all ages, backgrounds and abilities that promote ongoing engagement with library collections, spaces, services and technologies
  • Managing and reporting on budgeting and procurement within the team
  • Monitoring, evaluating and reporting on program outcomes

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • An excellent fit with our values of communication, collaboration, integrity, efficiency and leadership
  • Recognised qualification in Information and Library Studies (Librarian), or relevant tertiary qualification, and/or substantial experience to carry out the range of duties required
  • Current Queensland C class driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check – Issue of Blue Card and Positive Notice Letter (issued by the Queensland Government) or Exemption Card
  • A medical will be required due to manual handling requirements for this role.  
  • Proven leadership and people skills with passion for community engagement across all community sectors
  • Substantial knowledge and experience in program development and delivery in a modern public library environment or relevant industry
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in the use of existing and emerging technologies relevant to public programming delivery
  • Excellent organisational skills and a demonstrated ability to manage competing demands, including the ability to set priorities and plan work to meet deadlines while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly developed communication skills (written & verbal) with the ability to develop strong working relationships both internally and externally

To view the full position description, click here

What's on offer?

This is a permanent full-time position, Level 5 with a salary commencing at $90,018 plus superannuation of up to 12.25%.

  • Joining Council as a key member of a team that is passionate and dedicated to building a positive, inclusive and constructive workplace culture
  • Genuine demonstrated commitment to flexible work
  • Four (4) weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • Ongoing learning and development and career opportunities
  • A range of progressive health and wellbeing services

If you feel you are a good fit with our values and are passionate about enhancing the quality of life for the Ipswich community, then this could be the role for you.

How to Apply

Please submit:

  • a cover letter of no more than 2 pages describe how and why your skills and experience will assist Council to achieve the results required for this role
  • a resume of no more than 4 pages

Apply Now | Closing date: 4 October 2022, 4.30pm.

Please direct any related questions to carol.moore@ipswich.qld.gov.au

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks, if required for the position (which may include police record checks).

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by supporting equal opportunities regardless of gender, culture, generation, sexual orientation or disability. We promote a respectful workplace culture that is free from all forms of harassment, workplace bullying, discrimination and violence.

Library Technology and Digital Projects Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Aaron Bridge
Contact Number
T: 08 8375 6772 or E: aaron.bridge@marion.sa.gov.au
Location
City of Marion Council, SA

 

Library Technology and Digital Projects Officer (2092)

Closing date: 12:00 AM, 30 September 2022 | Part-time (Permanent Part-Time)

Level 3 $75,193.99 - $81,358.06 per annum, plus super | Download Job Ad

  • Are you committed to thinking outside the box and challenging the norm? 
  • Are you future focussed and willing to explore what might be possible? 
  • Do you have a desire to deliver amazing community outcomes and embrace new and exciting technologies?

If you are answering "yes, yes, yes" then this is the job for you

The City of Marion has three library locations - Cove Civic Centre, Marion Cultural Centre and Park Holme all of which provide traditional services and a wide range of growing online programs for children and adults.

There is now a position available for a customer focussed technically adept Technology and Digital Projects Officer to support the development, coordination and delivery of technology and digital services, and the maintenance of current systems and services across Libraries and Centres. 

This position will mostly be based at the Marion Culture Centre library but will also contribute and travel from time to time to our other libraries.

A day in life in this position will include, but not be limited to the following.

  • Undertaking system administration work as required to provide reliability and continuity to ensure a high quality of service to customers and staff at Libraries and Centres.
  • Developing and maintaining Library Website pages and other online services.
  • Delivering technology and digital services training for staff.
  • Providing service wide support to staff in Libraries and Centres in using ICT systems.
  • Proactively working towards solving ICT issues and support staff across Libraries and Centres.
  • Providing support in the implementation of Technology and Digital Service Projects across Libraries and Centres.

As a member of the Library Team, you will be expected to actively contribute to the libraries strategic objectives, stay informed and up to date of innovative trends within the broader library sector, and create and develop networking opportunities within the South Australian Public Library Network (SAPLN)

It is expected that you will have a high level of proficiency in the use and administration of library management systems and other contemporary ICT technologies relevant to libraries and Centres. This would include include the Internet, online databases, digital asset management, discovery layers, print management, PC reservation systems and Microsoft Office suite.

Whilst prior library experience will be valued, those that have the interpersonal and technical attributes combined with an enthusiasm for the application of technology in public libraries and centres and a willingness to learn new systems will also be considered.

This role requires strong communication skills and the ability to maintain solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

As an ongoing commitment to the organization, you will be responsible for delivering the best service to our community and to improve residents’ quality of life; continuously, smartly, and efficiently in the scope of your daily work.

Your commitment to displaying the values of the organisation – Achievement, Innovation, Respect, and Integrity – while delivering a quality customer experience to our community will make you a valued team member.

Please Note: This role is a .8 position. Potential hours could be 8:30-2:30 Monday to Friday. You may be required to work one weekend a month. There will be some travel to our libraries involved.

To see more information about our libraries please see www.marion.sa.gov.au/venues-and-facilities/libraries

For further information, please contact Aaron Bridge on 08 8375 6772 or aaron.bridge@marion.sa.gov.au

Applications closing date is COB Friday 30th Sept, 2022 | Apply Online

The City of Marion values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karen Mitchell
Contact Number
(02) 9911 3634
Location
Lane Cove Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

Lane Cove, Australia | Reference: 6096962

  • Friendly team
  • Part-time (Saturdays and Sundays)
  • 8 hours per week

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 Library Assistant to join our team on a part-time basis.

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 contributing to the provision of quality customer service in the Lane Cove Library.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Higher School Certificate or equivalent;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision of high quality customer service;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment;
  • Current Class C Driver Licence;
  • Willingness and ability to work every Saturday and Sunday.

What we Offer 

  • Varied lifestyle benefits programs including:
    • flexible work practices aimed at achieving work/life balance
    • 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.

To Apply

Please read the Position Description for the role and address the selection criteria in your online application.

For further information about the role, please contact Karen Mitchell on (02) 9911 3634.

Salary range - From $30.72 to $33.80 per hour + superannuation, (dependent on the skills, qualifications and relevant experience of the suitable candidate).

APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER 2022 at 10PM

Lane Cove Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides a smoke free workplace.

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.

Applications Close: 02 Oct 2022 | Download PD | Apply Now

 

Manager Collections and Library Systems

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sajeeva Tennekoon, Executive Manager Technology & Assets
Contact Number
T: 03 9088-3460 or E: stennekoon@yprl.vic.gov.au 
Location
Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC

 

Manager Collections and Library Systems


Library Support Services - South Morang
Band 7 – ($104,933-$117,408 p.a. prorata)
Permanent Part Time
32 hours per week (Standard Engagement)

About the Role

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Collections and Library Systems Manager to manage our Library Collections team and services including online electronic resources.  The role will have accountability on how we maximise the use of Library Management systems for productivity and efficiency gains including rollout out of new functionality across the business.  You will manage the provision of collections, digital resources and the supply contracts for YPRL to ensure our continued position as a leading provider of library services.

You will regularly liaise with suppliers and other internal and external stakeholders and will draw on your experience and knowledge to develop innovative community focused collection services and programs to encourage a love of reading and promote local history.

You will also contribute to the development of strategy, policy and reporting and manage the selection and acquisition of library materials to ensure continuous improvement and library business development within YPRL and the Technology and Assets Department.

About You

You have a genuine passion for library services and understand their role in communities. Your broad knowledge of collections management and demonstrated experience providing advice on collections development and innovation is complemented by tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and eligibility for associate membership of ALIA.  Your experience in Library management system functionality deployment and managing projects will be highly regarded.

You have demonstrated skills in the development, implementation and review of collections and technology policies and practices. You also have well developed interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to lead and motivate teams and have a commitment to future and emerging technologies to improve and enhance library services.

Your leadership skills will foster and promote a customer focused team to lead and motivate to meet the high standards and organisational objectives.

How to apply:

Before applying for the position applicants should read the Position Description and address the key selection criteria, and submit your cover letter, current resume and a statement addressing ALL key selection criteria via Seek.

For further information please contact Sajeeva Tennekoon, Executive Manager Technology & Assets on 03 9088-3460, stennekoon@yprl.vic.gov.au  or via MS Teams.

Applications close on: Wednesday 12 October 2022.

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Library Technician Administration / Home Library Service

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Narelle Stute
Contact Number
03 9353 4010
Location
Moreland City Council, VIC

 

Library Technician Administration / Home Library Service

Job No: MOR509 | Location: Coburg

  • Part time position, 38 hours per fortnight
  • Includes evenings and weekends
  • Fixed term until 21 September 2023
  • Salary: $72k - $77k + Super (Pro-rata)

ABOUT MORELAND

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000 residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located in Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

Find out more about Moreland here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FiM3A5hS9Y

ABOUT THE ROLE

Moreland City Libraries are about more than just books. Our libraries are vibrant neighbourhood hubs offering social connection, cultural interactions and learning opportunities. We are seeking a library technician who is passionate about providing a high-quality service to our community.

In performing this role some of your key responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide excellent customer service. Undertake initial interview and needs assessment of new Home Library Service users. Maintain Home Library Service records. Select appropriate materials for Home Library Service users and organise regular deliveries of materials by Coburg Library Officers, including taking part in deliveries as required.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE 

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills.
  • Excellence in customer service provision to all sections of the community.
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations.
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to gain the cooperation and support of other staff.
  • A current Victorian Driver's Licence and Working with Children Check.
  • Diploma of Library and Information Services or equivalent relevant experience.

WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER  

  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Work-life balance
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development

For further information please contact Narelle Stute on 03 9353 4010.

Applications close: 11:30pm 28 September 2022. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. 

Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your valid Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check.
Please have this ready when completing your application.

How to apply:

Please fill out an application using our online recruitment system. You will be required to upload your CV, a cover letter outlining your relevant skills and experience. You do not need to respond to the individual Key Selection Criteria. Please also upload any other relevant documents such as your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, sexuality and gender identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Our Commitment:

In May 2021, Moreland Council adopted a revised Statement of Commitment to Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung People and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the municipality. The statement recognises the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people as the traditional owners of the lands and waterways of our municipality, proposed name Merri-Bek.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

About Moreland City Council

At Moreland our diverse community is vibrant and full of energy, with an array of community services and place making, fabulous festivals, cool pools, libraries and a recently designed gallery space, scenic bike paths and a community of artists and creative industries and shops. We are a progressive cosmopolitan council with 180,000+ residents and with ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. Moreland's Civic Centre is located Coburg, just 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, with excellent public transport options, great food and cafés, providing Moreland to be a great place to live, work and play.

APPLY NOW

Literacy and Learning Facilitator (Youth and Education)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation
Contact Number
03 9747 5919
Location
Melton City Council, VIC

 

Literacy and Learning Facilitator (Youth and Education)

Job No: MEL560 | Location: Melton

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary Range $71,280 to $82,081 per annum + 10.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community where everyone belongs. Ours is a vibrant and diverse municipality—one of the fastest developing in Australia. Our organisation strives to provide our community with state-of-the-art amenity and facilities, engaging health and wellbeing options, and support to become active members of our Lifelong Learning City.

We invest in innovation, offering professional and personal development, and generous leave and flexibility to staff, while also fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture. You’ll be able to work close to home in a dynamic setting featuring cafes and retail options set amongst heritage buildings and open green spaces.

The Opportunity

Melton City Libraries is seeking a highly motivated professional, passionate about working with and for our young community.

In this role, you will develop, deliver, and evaluate an innovative range of engagement programs, creative activities, and initiatives to support positive youth interaction in Council’s Library and Learning Hubs. Also, develop and build strategic partnerships with education institutions in the municipality that develop awareness of library services and create opportunities for improved learning outcomes.

This position is a permanent, full time position based on a 35-hour week, including a regular evening and 1:4 Saturday mornings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to staff in the delivery of high-quality customer service across the library service to ensure customers have a positive experience characterised by active engagement.
  • Participate in rostered library customer service shifts at library facilities or outreach points and proactively engage with customers to maximise their use of resources, equipment, technology, and online platforms.
  • Develop, plan, deliver and evaluate partnerships with education institutions, particularly secondary schools, to ensure regular visitation by schools to library facilities and outreach visits by library staff to engage with school students.
  • Liaise with secondary and tertiary education providers to deliver a consistent approach to student and industry work experience across the library service, including the development of student placement programs.
  • Utilise community development principles and an inclusive intercultural approach to develop program plans and proposals that align with established library priorities, and regularly facilitate and deliver literacy and learning programs for young people aged 12-25 years.
  • Contribute and work effectively within a team environment, including actively contributing to team planning, development activities and issue/task-oriented working groups.
  • Provide input into the development and maintenance of library collections through specialist knowledge of education and community needs in relation to area of responsibility.
  • Provide information, resources, and where appropriate referral, to young people to enable them to make informed decisions and make full use of resources and services available within the community.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A tertiary qualification in either professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association or in Youth work, Education or Community Development together with relevant experience in public libraries.
  • Experience working in an education or learning environment.
  • Experience in program development and delivery for young people.
  • A passion for community engagement, with a customer-centric approach to your work.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there’s a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

We are Vibrant MELTON. Our values are:

  • Motivate
  • Empower
  • Lead
  • Trust
  • Open
  • Nurture 

Benefits

There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council: 

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Subsidised Uniforms

To read more about our benefits visit https://meltoncity-staff-benefits.applynow.net.au/

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation, 03 9747 5919.

To view the Position Description, click here.

Applications must include a Resume and address the Key Selection Criteria outlining your suitability to the role.

We encourage you to use the STAR approach when writing your responses to the selection criteria.

Situation (Task) – provide a brief outline of the situation or task?

Action – what did you do in response to the situation or task?

Result – what was the result of your action?

To address the Key Selection Criteria you will need to write short statements explaining how you meet the criteria, or how you demonstrate the capability. We encourage you to keep your responses concise. 

Applications submitted via email, after the closing date and/or that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applicants will need to undertake pre-employment requirements, dependent on the position.

Successful applicants must comply with COVID-19 Public Health Orders applicable to Local Government employees and Council’s COVID-19 vaccination policy which require employees to provide documentary evidence of their vaccination status before attending the workplace.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 September 2022

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we’re committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Melton City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation.

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Program Director - Wellington Shire Libraries Network

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Wellington Shire Council, VIC

 

Program Director - Wellington Shire Libraries Network

Job No: WSC20383 | Location: Sale, VIC

Program Director – Wellington Shire Libraries Network

Position No. 384

Permanent Full-time

Band 8 - $109,094 - $122,242 plus 10.5% statutory superannuation

Are you a creative, energetic, and versatile person with a passion for libraries and a desire to help shape the future of our leading library service in Wellington Shire Council? This could be the role for you.

Wellington Shire Libraries Network is a contemporary public library service encompassing multiple localities at Sale, Maffra, Heyfield, Stratford, Yarram and Rosedale in Gippsland, Victoria where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs in a safe and welcoming environment.

We are looking for an experienced leader to join our Community & Culture Division in the position of Program Director – Wellington Shire Libraries Network.  

The Program Director – Wellington Shire Libraries Network is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of the Libraries network, managing the library services team and coordinating a high level of service delivery in the context of our commitment to customer service excellence.

This dynamic role involves operational management and leadership, including team building, staff management, and recruitment across the network. In addition, there will be an expectation for regular visits to library branches and interaction with your teams to ensure consistency across all libraries. You will also be responsible for engaging with the local community to understand their needs and developing partnerships with a wide range of organisations and groups to develop the library offering across the municipality.

Key responsibilities include:  

  • Lead and mentor library services team across 6 localities. 
  • Promote, advocate and market the library service.
  • Lead an effective and relevant collections management.
  • Effective decision-making on all Library operations including the provision of specialist advice in relation to external funding applications, business cases and continuous development strategies to maximise opportunities and raise the profile of the Wellington Shire Libraries Network.
  • Responsibly administer and manage the Library Network budget.
  • Strategic planning and fostering an environment of innovation.
  • Improve the performance of the libraries you manage.
  • Ensure community outcomes are achieved in line with the Wellington Shire Council Plan and Arts & Cultural Strategy.
  • Deliver accurate reporting of all Library programs and events including library network performance.

To be successful in this role, you will have strong people skills, an understanding of the needs of the local community and the ability to work to targets and meet deadlines. You will be someone who can proactively contribute to a forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit amongst your peers.

We are looking for someone to be an advocate for our library service, a skilled communicator who can inspire others, who is keen to contribute to the success of a future focused Wellington Shire Libraries Network.

As our ideal candidate you will have substantial experience in supervising staff and dealing efficiently with operational procedures.  You will demonstrate an understanding of the important role that libraries play in lifelong learning across life stages. You will confidently influence, negotiate and collaborate with stakeholders and various levels of industry.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Tertiary qualification in Library Studies and/or Information Management.
  • Demonstrated experience in a supervisory/ leadership role in the Library Services sector.
  • Proven ability to manage budgets, allocate resources and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to consult, negotiate and liaise effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Strategic vision for the positive impact that libraries have in supporting and engaging with communities.
  • Experience producing high level strategic reports, evaluations, and analysis.
  • Demonstrated capability to manage teams through organisational change.

Why Wellington?

Here at Wellington Shire Council, we have a strong commitment to create a workplace culture that is collaborative, provides work-life flexibility and encourages opportunities for growth and development. We take pride in providing a supportive workplace with great career opportunities for our employees.

Every person at Wellington Shire Council brings their own unique experiences, perspectives and talents to help contribute to our vision of “Happy people, healthy environment and thriving communities in the heart of Gippsland.” As one of the largest employers in the region we have a diverse workforce of more than 500 staff who are based throughout the municipality, and we all work together as a team to make a positive impact in our community.

We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

We offer a rewarding culture of innovation, flexibility and continued learning in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislative requirements.

Wellington Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders and/or sexual orientations and gender identities.

Wellington Shire Council takes climate change and sustainability seriously and is looking to respond proactively and positively to the challenges ahead.

About Wellington

Wellington Shire Council is located in the Gippsland region of the state of Victoria, Australia and is approximately two hours east of Melbourne by road or rail. Many of us dream of a simpler lifestyle, with wide open spaces and no traffic jams. In The Middle of Everywhere, we live that enviable lifestyle every day.

In Wellington Shire you will find a wide range of beautiful environments to explore, with our pristine beaches, picturesque mountain ranges, temperate rainforests, wetlands and plenty of diverse, contrasting spaces to take your breath away.

Whether it’s a stroll along the iconic Ninety Mile Beach, a canoe down the Mitchell River or a bush walk through the Alpine National Park, there’s plenty to keep you busy in The Middle of Everywhere. Home to a range of tight-knit communities, you’ll quickly find yourself right at home with the wonderful people that make these towns so special.

From our lively restaurant and café culture to the very best in local produce, you’ll never be short of Sunday brunch ideas and places to try!

Visit https://themiddleofeverywhere.com.au/ to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply:

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later Midnight Sunday 16 October 2022. 

A position description can be obtained from this link.

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Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jenny Mitchell, Library Services Coordinator
Contact Number
03 5950 1876
Location
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, VIC

 

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Job Identification: 100853
  • Job Category: Information and Knowledge Management
  • Location: Hastings Library
  • Apply Before: 20/09/2022, 06:00 PM
  • Job Schedule: Part time

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 900 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Permanent Part-Time (35 hours per fortnight)
  • Band 4A - $36.73 per hour plus superannuation
  • Based at our Somerville and Hastings libraries, however, may be required to work at other locations across the municipality.
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

Mornington Peninsula Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where life-long habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.

Situated primarily at our Somerville and Hastings libraries on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Library Services & Programs Officer provides outstanding customer service to library customers and supports the library team in delivering an exceptional and engaging service to the Mornington Peninsula community and its visitors.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You will be a member of an effective, cooperative, and cohesive Libraries team who are committed to providing quality customer focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service outcomes and communicate in a positive manner with both customers and staff, as per the Shire’s Code of Conduct.
  • Help customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Provide help and advice to customers in locating and obtaining information, referring to specialist staff or alternative sources of information when necessary.
  • Provide support to specialist staff in meeting the reading and information needs of library customers.
  • Collect, process and reconcile payments at front of house customer service and self-service stations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of library services, programs and events that support lifelong learning, digital literacy/technology, reader development and literacy outcomes, including set up, crowd control and event promotion.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to a collection of materials that meets the needs of the community by assisting with the circulation, maintenance, and physical repairs of the library collection.
  • Support the issuing and returning of library materials through the library management system.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the library including shelving, tidying and display maintenance.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Diploma library qualification as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), or equivalent qualification appropriate to the position or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in local government or other complex organisations is desirable
  • Substantial experience in frontline customer service
  • Substantial experience in IT applications
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role. 

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for

Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply Now' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, 20 September 2022

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Jenny Mitchell, Library Services Coordinator on 03 5950 1876

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