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Casual Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Steph Gildaly, Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 6012
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Casual Library Officer

Job No: GR211206

Location: All Georges River Libraries (Hurstville, Clive James Library, Kogarah, Penshurst, Oatley and South Hurstville)

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries employs 60 staff who work across five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

Georges River Council are currently seeking a number of Casual Library Officers to join our dynamic and busy Cultural Engagement & Library Services directorate. The successful candidates will be responsible for contributing to the efficient and effective operations of the Georges River Libraries by ensuring the delivery of high quality, customer focused library services, resources, programs and systems.

About the Opportunity

  • Must be available/flexible to work between Monday – Sunday, 9am-9pm
  • Hourly rate from $37.25 - $43.16 plus 10.5% superannuation plus 25% loading
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated analytical, time management, organisational, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Must be fully vaccinated (minimum 2 doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide Council with evidence of vaccination, or an accepted certified medical contraindication. Council reserves the right to confirm the validity of contraindications in accordance with NSW Health guidelines, and to direct a Worker to undertake an independent medical examination in relation to the issuance of a medical contraindication certificate.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Steph Gildaly, Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 6012. 

For more information, please review the attached Position Description, then submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Sunday, 7 August 2022 at 11.30 PM AEST

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Casual Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Steph Gildaly, Coordinator Library Customer Experience
Contact Number
02 9330 6012
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Casual Library Assistant

Job No: GR211202

Location: All Georges River Libraries (Hurstville, Clive James Library, Kogarah, Penshurst, Oatley and South Hurstville)

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries employs 60 staff who work across five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our purpose is to deliver professional public library services with open access to information and places for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

About the Opportunity

  • Casual Library Assistant opportunities available
  • Library qualifications or working towards are desirable/preferred
  • Must be available/flexible to work between Monday – Sunday, 9am-9pm
  • Hourly rate from $30.52 - $35.36 plus 10.5% superannuation plus 25% loading
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.

Georges River Council is currently seeking Casual Library Assistants to join our dynamic and busy Cultural Engagement & Library Services directorate. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Key Accountabilities

  • Undertake desk shifts as rostered, including weekday, weekend and evenings
  • Provide customer service throughout the libraries
  • Perform Loans Desk duties by adhering to established policies and procedures.
  • Provide directional and information services and to assist customers in locating desired materials.
  • Assist in the promotion of Library services, programs and events through publicity and displays.
  • Assist in the organisation, preparation and delivery of a wide variety of programs and events across the library service.

Qualifications, Certificates & Licences

  • Current Class C Drivers Licence

Essential

  • High level of interpersonal and customer service skills and experience
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated high level computer literacy skills
  • Experience working with diverse target groups
  • Experience in event support 10.8 Experience working in a library using an automated Library Management System
  • Must have received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to commencement of employment with Georges River Council, except where a medical contraindication certificate is provided.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Steph Gildaly, Coordinator Library Customer Experience on 02 9330 6012. 

For more information, please review the attached Position Description, then submit your application today. Applicants are asked to ensure that they provide responses to the targeted questions, failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: Sunday, 7 August 2022 at 11.30 PM AEST

Offers of employment at Georges River Council are contingent upon satisfactory results of a thorough background check.

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

At Georges River Council we are committed to putting children first and championing child safety within our community. We actively advocate for the rights of children and young people and will uphold our commitment as a child safe organisation.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Children's & Youth Librarian (Temporary Part Time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lizzie Gilmour, Team Leader Children's & Youth Services
Contact Number
T: 03 9426 5688 or E: at lizzie.gilmour@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Location
Yarra City Council, VIC

 

Children's & Youth Librarian

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Job no: 495373
Work type: Temporary Part Time
Location: Carlton Library
Categories: Community, Services

Children's and Youth Librarian
Temporary Part Time – 33.25 hours per week - 22 August 2022 until 18 August 2023 
Band 5 - $75,506.76 - $87,490.48 (pro rata) + super 

Yarra Libraries is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Children's and Youth Services team and support the early literacy needs of children aged 0-6 (and their caregivers) through the development and delivery of library services and programs. We're looking for someone with an awareness of early literacy development, confidence with storytelling and the ability to perform in front of large and diverse crowds, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships within the community.

Yarra Libraries is a world-class public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs.

We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and community. The position is currently based at Carlton Library and the incumbent will be expected to deliver programs across all five library branches, at outreach locations/events, and online (as required). Regular customer service shifts, and weekend shifts, are also expected. 

Certification as a 3A - Abecedarian Approach practitioner will be highly regarded, though training will be offered. 

Our benefits include opportunities for learning and development, a focus on wellbeing including a world-class EAP offering, wellbeing initiatives and very generous leave entitlements together with the support of a progressive team.

For further information see the position description or contact Lizzie Gilmour, Team Leader Children's & Youth Services on 03 9426 5688 or via email at lizzie.gilmour@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Position Description:  Children's and Youth Librarian - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 31 July 2022.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, proof of COVID-19 double vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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Advertised: 20 Jul 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Jul 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Children's & Youth Librarian (Permanent Part Time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lizzie Gilmour, Team Leader Children's & Youth Services
Contact Number
T: 03 9426 5688 or E: lizzie.gilmour@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Location
Yarra City Council, VIC

 

Children's & Youth Librarian

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Job no: 495375
Work type: Permanent Part time
Location: Collingwood Library
Categories: Community, Services

Children's and Youth Librarian
Permanent Part Time – 28 hours per week
Band 5 - $75,506.76 - $87,490.48 (pro rata) + super 

Yarra Libraries is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Children's and Youth Services team and support the early literacy needs of children aged 0-6 (and their caregivers) through the development and delivery of library services and programs. We're looking for someone with an awareness of early literacy development, confidence with storytelling and the ability to perform in front of large and diverse crowds, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships within the community.

Yarra Libraries is a world-class public library service, providing a welcoming inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, informational and recreational needs.

We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and community. The position is currently based at Collingwood Library and the incumbent will be expected to deliver programs across all five library branches, at outreach locations/events, and online (as required). Regular customer service shifts, and weekend shifts, are also expected. 

Certification as a 3A - Abecedarian Approach practitioner will be highly regarded, though training will be offered. 

Our benefits include opportunities for learning and development, a focus on wellbeing including a world-class EAP offering, wellbeing initiatives and very generous leave entitlements together with the support of a progressive team.

For further information see the position description or contact Lizzie Gilmour, Team Leader Children's & Youth Services on 03 9426 5688 or via email at lizzie.gilmour@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Position Description: Children's and Youth Librarian - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 31 July 2022.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory (Police Check, Working with Children Check, proof of COVID-19 double vaccination and a pre-employment medical assessment) prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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Advertised: 20 Jul 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Jul 2022 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Librarian Collection Development

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bernice Russell
Contact Number
02 9978 4014
Location
Mosman Council, NSW

 

Librarian Collection Development

  • Use your collection development and cataloguing skills to contribute to the management of Mosman Library Service’s collections
  • Opportunity to join high performing, agile and creative team closely connected with the Mosman community
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks
  • TRP from $70,468 to $88,540 pa including superannuation

About Us

Mosman Council is committed to its community, innovation, the environment and making a difference at the local level. We offer diverse and challenging work with an opportunity to deliver on initiatives that have a tangible impact on the daily lives of residents. The recruitment and selection of talented staff committed to giving back to the community is a high priority for us, as we know our reputation relies on it. 

Our employees enjoy many great benefits, including a 3-weekly Rostered Day Off for full-time staff, public transport travel subsidy program, tertiary study assistance, health and wellbeing initiatives and annual Award increases.

We offer a professional and flexible working environment with many opportunities for upskilling and cross-unit collaboration. We take pride in having a supportive and progressive workplace culture.

About the Opportunity

In this role you will work with the Team Leader Library Resources in the development of the Library’s collections.

You will also focus on marketing and promotion of the Library’s collections especially the Library’s eResources. Your day to day work will involve the selection and cataloguing of library resources and regular customer service shifts. You will also assist other team members.

This is a great opportunity for you to have a genuine impact on our community.

Regular rostered evening and weekend shifts are part of the role. 

About You

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in collection development
  • Comprehensive knowledge of literature and current reading trends
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated experience in cataloguing library items
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of social media tools to promote library services and resources
  • Proven ability to identify potential conflicts and negotiate successful solutions
  • Professional qualifications in Library/Information Science or equivalent and eligibility for professional membership of ALIA
  • Valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate

The position is identified as a Child-Related position under the Commission of Children and Young People Act 1998 and the successful candidate is required to hold a valid Working With Children Check.

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you need to complete your application in one sitting, as you cannot save it and come back to it later.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Bernice Russell on 02 9978 4014  during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Applications close:    11.30pm, 31 July 2022

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Mosman Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to a safe workplace.

Mosman Council is committed to creating safer communities for children and young people.

Library Makerspace Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Ipswich Council, QLD

 

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Library Makerspace Team Leader (1984) 

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 work place 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 Makerspace Team Leader, you provide support and supervision in the operations and functions of the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces to deliver an increase in participation, understanding, learning and enjoyment of the Library Makerspaces through creative customer engagement, proactive partnerships and promotion. 

You will use a planned approach to delivering improvements to the Makerspace customer experience through proof of concept evaluations based on emerging technology trends in related fields.        

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the delivery of an intuitive, accessible and engaging experience of the Makerspace for all ages
  • Lead, supervise and develop the team to deliver efficient and effective Makerspace services
  • Engage with vendors to ensure best performance of all Makerspace resources
  • Work with other Library teams to develop strategic external partnerships with a view to extending the reach and accessibility of the Makerspace

Ipswich Libraries operates seven day per week and includes weekends and evening rosters, the successful applicant may be rostered to work across the span of library service delivery which will include working at the Springfield, Ipswich Central and Rosewood libraries. 

About you

To be successful in this role you will have.

  • Substantial interpersonal skills including experience in engaging with customers in a learning through practice environment
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or substantial experience to carry out the range of duties required
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve through providing options and solutions with a planned approach to issue resolution
  • Proven experience of vendor relationship and service level management
  • A 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
  • The ability to be resilient and agile working at different locations and working outside the normal span of working hours
  • The ability to undertake a range of manual handling tasks, a pre-employment medical check will be required

To view the full position description, click here

What's on offer?

This is a permanent full-time position, Level 4 with a salary package commencing at $79,479 plus superannuation of up to 12%.

  • 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 describing 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

Closing date: 4 August 2022, 4.30pm.

Please direct any related questions to careers@ipwich.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.

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Customer Service Officers

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jonathan Gosden
Contact Number
03 9896 4333
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

 

Customer Service Officers

Applications closing on 31 July 2022, 11:00 PM

Customer Service Officers
(3 Positions)

Position 1: 73 hours per four-week period
Position 2: 55 hours per four-week period
Position 3: 61 hours per four-week period
 

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries are currently recruiting for Part Time Customer Service Officers. The successful applicants will have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable working with a range of different technologies and people.

Applicants must have the ability to be able to work at any of the Whitehorse Manningham Library Branches and have the flexibility to work a variety of days and shifts, including week days and weekends.

All applicants are required to read the Candidate Information Pack prior to applying and follow the instructions on how to apply.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Sally Both, stating the position(s) you are applying for.
  • A resume
  • Short Response to Selection Criteria

Applications that do not include the required components may not be considered. The position description and information on how to apply can be found via the provided links.

WML offers the following benefits:

  • Access to professional development opportunities that support our commitment to life-long learning and a skilled workforce
  • Purchased leave arrangements and carry-over arrangements from the Local Government sector
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family members
  • Annual free flu vaccination
  • Ability to salary sacrifice superannuation
  • A rewarding role working with your local community

All applications must be submitted via the Apply Link  (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au.

Applications close: 11pm Sunday 31 July 2022

Enquiries: Jonathan Gosden 03 9896 4333

STEAM Learning Facilitator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Katie Norton
Contact Number
03 9872 8612
Location
Whitehorse Manningham Libraries, VIC

 

STEAM Learning Facilitator

Applications closing on 29 May 2022, 11:00 PM

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Ongoing

Part Time: 21 Hours per week 

The Role
You will develop and deliver a range of community programs and events to meet the new technology creative learning needs of our community.

What will you need to succeed?
To be successful in the role you will:

  • Have high level proficiency in the use of technology and applications
  • Have the ability to acquire new skills to keep up with emerging technology
  • Have the ability to run interesting and accessible community programs that support the use of software packages, programming language, electronics, robotics, electronic content creation, gaming and other relevant emerging and creative technologies
  • Work collaboratively with library staff and the community
  • Deliver Programs through Pop-Up Events
  • Have a genuine passion for delivering technology programs to both adults and children
  • Have strong communication and influencing skills

What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?
You will have

  • Relevant tertiary qualification e.g. Degree or Diploma in Information Technology or lesser formal qualifications and appropriate industry experience
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or demonstrated experience in delivery of training/programs to individuals
  • A Current Working With Children Check
  • Valid Victorian driver’s license

Applicants must also have the ability to be able to work at any of the Whitehorse Manningham Library Branches.  The successful candidate may be required to undertake shift work, including evenings and weekends.  

All applicants are required to read the position description prior to applying.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume and a response to the Key Selection Criteria.

All applications must be submitted via the Apply Link (preferred) on the Whitehorse Manningham Libraries website or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au

For further information contact Katie Norton on 03 9872 8612.  

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Coordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
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Location
City of Gosnells Council, WA

 

Coordinator Library Services

Location: Gosnells, Western Australia | Reference: 6022784

  • Full time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Nine-day fortnight available
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Generous superannuation
  • Salary range: $109,219 to $115,393

About the City

The City of Gosnells serves a diverse community of more than 130,000 residents. The City is a large local government organisation in Western Australia with a reputation for professionalism, innovation and excellence. City employees enjoy a work environment that encourages professional development and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

The City has four libraries in Thornlie, Gosnells, Southern River and a brand new library in Beckenham. The Library Service is part of the Leisure and Culture Branch that includes the City's aquatic and recreation centre - Leisure World, Don Russell Performing Arts Centre and Heritage Services, including the Wilkinson Homestead Museum.

About this position

The City is seeking a dynamic leader to join a team of four Coordinators who lead a dedicated team of library staff and shape the future of library services in the City of Gosnells. Each Coordinator is responsible for the management of a library branch and leadership of a portfolio. There are regular opportunities to rotate branch and portfolio.

This position will initially be based at Thornlie Library and will be responsible for the day to day running of the branch in addition to leading the Library Collections portfolio across the City's four libraries, which includes collection development, stock purchasing and management.

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A qualification in library/information services
  • Experience in change management
  • Experience leading and supervising a team
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Strong customer service and stakeholder relations skills

Essential requirements

  • Possession of a tertiary qualification in Library, Information Management or equivalent
  • Current National Police Clearance
  • Current driver's licence

Desirable requirements

  • Experience in community services is not essential but it will be highly regarded.

In return we can offer you

A challenging and rewarding position, competitive salary, additional superannuation contributions, professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work in a friendly environment and contribute to a forward-thinking Local Government organisation.

Please note: The city may commence interviewing candidates before the closing date

Applications close at 4pm on Thursday 28 July 2022

The City of Gosnells embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, young people and people with disability

Applications Close: 4.00PM WST 28 July 2022

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Programs Library Officer - Local Studies

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Angela Phippen, Acting Senior Coordinator Library Programs
Contact Number
(02) 9953 8353
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

Programs Library Officer - Local Studies

Job No: COR1043 | Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Permanent part-time opportunity, 26 hours per week
  • Document, preserve and share cultural heritage
  • Join a collaborative and progressive team

About us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the 2021 Australian Business Awards and is a progressive local Council possessing natural landscapes, beautiful parks and scenic waterways, all centrally located only 12 kilometres from the Sydney CBD.

The City of Ryde Libraries is comprised of five branches at Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, West Ryde and Gladesville as well as a significant online library. Our libraries are vibrant and welcoming places in the local community. City of Ryde Libraries continue to innovate and strengthen our services with an emphasis on exciting new developments and emerging technologies in public libraries.

About the role

The City of Ryde has an exciting opportunity for an innovative and customer focussed library professional to play a key role in the delivery and development of the City of Ryde Libraries local studies and family history collection.

In this newly created role, you will use your experience in and enthusiasm for family history and local history to help document, preserve and share City of Ryde’s rich cultural heritage with the community. As part of the Programs Team, you will have an opportunity to assist in the provision, delivery and promotion of programs and services related to Children and Young Adults, CALD, Seniors and Home Library Service clients.

On a personal level you will need a positive, high energy approach and enjoy engaging with the local community and have a passion for family history and/or local history.

Your commencing salary is negotiable in the range of $63,240-$71,145 per annum (pro rata) (plus superannuation) depending on your experience and qualifications.

This position is part time, 26 hours per week. It is mainly based at Ryde Library but required to also work at all library branch locations (West Ryde, Eastwood, North Ryde and Gladesville) including a fortnightly Saturday shift at a branch as the shift supervisor as well as occasional evening shifts.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and management of the Local Studies and Family History collections to ensure the highest level of information access and delivery to the Library’s customers
  • Provide training in the Local Studies collection and its services for library staff, City of Ryde staff and researchers from the community
  • Contribute to projects relating to the development of the Local Studies Collection and the provision of access to these collections
  • Provide excellent frontline customer service
  • Provide leadership for customer service shifts when assigned as shift supervisor

Key requirements

  • Tertiary degree in Library and Information Science recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or a discipline relatable to the duties of the position and a TAFE Diploma of Library and Information Science or equivalent library technician qualification recognised by ALIA
  • Experience in the delivery of local studies and family history library services
  • Experience in cataloguing, digitisation and database management of local history resources
  • Experience in supervision of library and staff for operational shifts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High level written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for information technology and troubleshooting ability
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Current COVID vaccinations

Culture & Benefits

  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (ie flu vaccinations, skin checks etc)
  • Generous uniform allowance

How to apply

Use our fast, easy to use on-line application process to apply today. In addition to answering the questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or phone (02) 9953 8353 and ask to speak to Angela Phippen, Acting Senior Coordinator Library Programs for a confidential discussion.

Closing date: Wednesday 10 August at 11.30 pm

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