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Library Programs Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Carol Moore
Contact Number
Ipswich City Council, QLD



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

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:
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

For further information, please contact Aaron Bridge on 08 8375 6772 or

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
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).


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: 
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,  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
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)


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:


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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


Literacy and Learning Facilitator (Youth and Education)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation
Contact Number
03 9747 5919
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 


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

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.


Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jenny Mitchell, Library Services Coordinator
Contact Number
03 5950 1876
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

Apply Now

Branch Manager Outreach Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robyn Ellard, Executive Manager Public Participation
Contact Number
Email: or phone on 03 9117-6100
Yarra Plenty Regional Library , VIC


Branch Manager Outreach Services

Permanent Part-time (.60 EFT)
24 hours per week, Standard Engagement
Band 6 ($93,438-$103,391)
Location – Eltham Library

Yarra Plenty Regional Library (YPRL) enjoys a reputation as an innovative and industry leading library service with 160+ staff, 150 volunteers and 9 library branches across 3 municipalities as well as established mobile and outreach library services.

About the Role

The Branch Manager Outreach Services is responsible for ensuring quality library services at outreach service points, Mobile Library service, managing operations and leading staff to develop informed, connected, inclusive communities across the YPRL region.

The Branch Manager Outreach Services will provide strategic input into the management and development of community outreach services, including the Mobile Library Service, identify opportunities aimed at improving library access and services to socially isolated communities.

Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Management, or similar, will be highly regarded in the selection process.

About You

You are highly motivated and a proactive leader with well-developed management skills and a sound understanding of the importance of outreach services.  You have an ability to lead and develop staff with strong persuasion and influencing skills.  You demonstrate strong customer service and relationship building to maintain relationships with people at all levels ensuring quality library services.  Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Management or similar will ensure your success in this role.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please prepare a cover letter as to why you would like this role and include specific relevant examples of your work that align with the key selection criteria outlined in the position description, and apply via Seek.

Closing on Monday 10 October 2022. 

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

For more information on the responsibilities of this role please contact Robyn Ellard, Executive Manager Public Participation at or phone on 03 9117-6100.

Warrumbungle Libraries Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Macquarie Regional Library
Contact Number
02 6801 4500
Dubbo Regional Council, NSW


Warrumbungle Libraries Coordinator

Job No: DRC1062 | Location: Coonabarabran


We are Dubbo Regional Council, a large regional Council servicing a growing community of over 50,000 people. With an operating expenditure budget of approximately $200 million, we have 600 team members working across a diverse range of areas including planning, infrastructure, community and cultural services, administration, economic development, corporate business and recreational services. 


Our Employee Value Proposition was developed with input from our employees. Our employees expressed how they feel working at DRC, highlighting some of the reasons they think working with us is a positive experience and what makes them stay.

That is how We Are DRC was created.

Here at DRC we are:

  • Balanced
  • Equipped
  • Connected
  • Progressive


The Dubbo Region outshines the big metropolitan cities in both affordability and liveability, with an impressive range of housing options, health and education services and little to no work commute – your quality of life is second to none.  The real heart of New South Wales, our Region is a dynamic centre that offers the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city. With a population of 51,429 and 4,500 registered businesses the Dubbo Region is consistently thriving. Key assets for the Region include a major hospital that services a broad catchment population of 120,000 people, as well as world class tourist attractions and impressive transport links including direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Newcastle.


Macquarie Regional Library is a strategic partnership between Dubbo Regional Council, as the executive council, Warrumbungle Shire Council and Narromine Shire Council servicing nearly 70,000 residents across 25,168 square kilometres. The Warrumbungle Libraries Coordinator oversees the daily operations of three (3) branch libraries and three (3) services points in the Warrumbungle Shire. The main branch library is located at Coonabarabran with two other small branches at Coolah and Dunedoo and service points at Baradine, Mendooran and Binnaway.

The Warrumbungle Shire is strategically positioned on the Newell Highway mid-way between Brisbane and Melbourne. The Shire provides links with surrounding regional centres and is within two (2) hours drive of the regional cities of Dubbo and Tamworth. The Warrumbungle Shire has a population of 9,380 covering an area of approximately 12,380 square kilometres. The scenic location amongst friendly country communities provides an ideal setting for those looking to balance a country lifestyle and career.

The Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of high quality and effective library and information services in accordance with Macquarie Regional Library’s strategic objectives, policies, and procedures. You will plan and deliver services, programs and events that enhance community engagement, literacy skills, educational, recreational and lifelong learning.   

The position is part of a seven-day circulation desk roster which includes working Saturdays on a rotational basis.


  • Deliver excellence in customer service experiences,
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships with community organisations, agencies and groups including formal and informal education providers, and
  • Model, promote and support leadership, decision making and problem solving through planning, coaching and developing staff.


  • Diploma in Library and Information Science with an  Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) accredited qualification as a Library Technician, or willingness to obtain.
  • Experience in developing and delivering library and information services, preferably, in a public library environment,
  • Experience in community engagement and delivering community programs and events,
  • Experience in leading a small team to achieve organisational goals and goals,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and
  • Demonstrated understanding of current issues and trends in public libraries.


We are looking for an experienced library professional who takes pride in delivering high quality services, and developing and applying innovative strategies for the provision of programs and activities for the community. You will be a skilled leader who will relish the opportunity to work with a vibrant, positive and energised team that services the community.


In undertaking this key role in our diverse organisation, you will be offered a range of benefits, including 4 weeks annual leave (pro-rated), access to DRC fitness passport program, and wellbeing program. DRC also has a variety of Salary Packaging options available to staff including:

  • Superannuation
  • Rainbow Cottage Childcare
  • Professional Memberships
  • Excess Long Service Leave to Superannuation
  • Uniforms
  • Novated Vehicle Leasing
  • Remote Area Housing Assistance
  • Work Related Self Education Expenses
  • Portable Notebook or Laptop computer
  • Airline Lounge Memberships
  • Disability/Income Protection Insurance
  • Tools of Trade

Furthermore, DRC also offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

DRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please refer to the attached Position Description for the entire scope of essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position requires a pre employment health assessment.  Please refer to the attached Job Demands document for the physical requirements of the position.

A Working With Children Check is required for this position.

Salary: $79,147 -$91,980 per annum plus superannuation

Enquiries: For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Council's Manager Macquarie Regional Library on 02 6801 4500

Closing Date: 9:00am Wednesday 28 September 2022


  1. Please fill out the questions in the application page here
  2. On the application page you will have the opportunity to attach your resume.
  3. Please note that once you start to complete your online application you cannot save it and return to it later.  We would recommend that you create your answers in a separate document (e.g. word) then copy your answers into this page when you're ready.
  4. All correspondence will be via the e-mail you have provided in your application. (Please ensure you check your "Junk Mail" folder.)


Team Leader Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Simon Doyle, Manager Arts, Events & Libraries

Contact Number
M: 0477893210 | E:
City of Kingston Council, VIC


Team Leader Libraries

  • Reference Number: 10653
  • Position Title: Team Leader Libraries
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Division: Community Strengthening
  • Department: Arts, Events & Libraries
  • Classification: Band 8

Position Summary

  • A leadership position in a large and diverse Library Service 
  • Career development opportunity
  • Take the lead in shaping the future of the Library Service
  • Full time permanent position
  • Excellent employee benefits
  • Competitive salary on offer (Band 8) $118,633 - $133,067 per annum plus Super 

About us

Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.

A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD. We employ over 1,450 people in a diverse range of roles including engineering, customer service, administration, finance, family, youth and children's services, sport and recreation, health, parks and gardens, planning, arts and management. 

The Arts, Events and Libraries Department at the City of Kingston is focused on the delivery of industry leading contemporary programs, activities, and events. Through innovation and continuous improvement, the department strives to provide high quality learning, recreational, social, and cultural outcomes for our community.

The City of Kingston Library Service operates nine public library branches, with major sites at Chelsea, Cheltenham, Parkdale and Westall, and minor sites at Clarinda, Dingley Village, Highett, Moorabbin and Patterson Lakes.

The role

We are seeking a Team Leader Libraries to join the Arts, Events and Libraries Deaprtment. Reporting to the Manager Arts, Events and Libraries, the Team Leader Libraries is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Kingston Library Service and meeting the information, cultural and lifelong learning needs of the Kingston Community.

Your role is to:

  •  Lead the City of Kingston Library Service 
  •  Develop and implement strategic policies
  •  Foster an environment that empowers and motivates employees 
  •  Lead the team in the continual improvement of library technologies and service
  •  Develop and implement the future vision for the Library Service

The Team Leader Libraries is responsible for the achievement of strategic and service objectives associated with the Libraries portfolio and is expected to develop, renew and maintain an environment that supports the provision of a high-quality customer focussed accessible library service that is contemporary and innovative in its approach with a focus on continuous improvement.

The role is responsible for the delivery of all associated aspects of the City of Kingston Libraries service including staffing, management, leadership, projects, reporting, operations, financials, and any other duties as directed within the skills and abilities of a position at this level.

About you (Key selection Criteria)

We are looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrated experience in effective leadership and management of a library service

  • Demonstrated adaptability with the skills to effectively lead and embrace change

  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and work through a continuous improvement lens

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a range of projects and partnerships simultaneously

  • The ability to foster an environment that empowers and motivates employees to achieve their potential

What we can offer

This is a full-time permanent position.

As an employee of the City of Kingston you will be part of an inclusive culture and have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including flexible working arrangements, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership, social club events, paid parental leave, salary packaging, study/development assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) and discounted health insurance.  Full time employees also have access to a planned day off every four weeks. 

The salary for this position starts at $118,633 (Band 8) per annum plus superannuation & leave loading.

How to Apply

If you have the skills, abilities and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply button to submit your application. If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact Simon Doyle, Manager Arts, Events and Libraries on 0477 893 210.

Please address the key selection criteria within your cover letter.

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences to apply. 

To be considered for the role all applications must be submitted via our Careers recruitment portal.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Essential : Do you hold a current driver's licence which allows you to drive within Victoria?
  • Essential : Are you willing to undertake a Working with Children Check? Please note, you will need to organise and pay for this if you are successful in progressing to the pre-employment stage of the recruitment process for this position. If you already have a Working with Children Check you will be required to add the City of Kingston as an employer if you are successful for this position.
  • Essential : Do you hold the qualifications required in the position outlined in the position description?


Simon Doyle, Manager Arts, Events & Libraries | M: 0477893210 | E:

Closing Date: 26/09/2022

Please note that this position will close at 11:59pm on the closing date.
If you require any assistance with your application, please contact our People Support Team. Candidate information will be kept confidential and for future use unless advised.

Position Description available for download above under Documents

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