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Programs and Engagement Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Town of Victoria Park, WA



Programs and Engagement Librarian

Town of Victoria Park | Perth Metropolitan

Closing date: 05/02/2024 at 4:00PM 

Your new employer

The Town has a dynamic future and we are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and experienced Programs and Engagement Librarian to join our skilled team in a full-time capacity.

Your new role

The focus of the position will be to coordinate and implement Library programs relating to literacy and learning, which includes exploring and delivering revenue diversification initiatives through grant funding and sponsorships. The successful applicant will also provide specialist advice, build relationships with community groups and other stakeholders to foster awareness regarding literacy and learning matters within the Town.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • formal qualification in Library and Information Studies or Community Development (or equivalent)
  • demonstrated project delivery experience in a similar position
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

The benefits of working for us

  • salary range of  $80,196- $84,572 per annum
  • up to 16.5% Council superannuation contribution
  • five weeks annual leave
  • work-life balance including flexible working arrangements, easy access to public transport and our famous Albany Hwy café strip
  • job share opportunities may be considered
  • free use of gym and aquatic facilities (conditions apply)
  • ongoing training and development
  • exciting change-creating projects!

Sound like you?

For further information on this position and how to apply please visit our website –

All applications must address the bolded selection criteria in the position description. This should be included in your cover letter and accompanied by your CV. 

The Town of Victoria Park is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal, live with a disability, CaLD or LGBTQIA+ are encouraged to apply. 

Closing date: 4 pm Monday 5 February 2024 | APPLY


Executive Manager Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
General Manager Community Matt Grassmayr
Contact Number
(08) 8930 5535
City of Darwin Council, NT



Executive Manager Library Services

Darwin, Australia | Reference: 6527834

  • Competitive remuneration package: $170,000 base salary plus superannuation, plus vehicle allowance!
  • Darwin, NT - based at Casuarina Library (work across 4 libraries)!

About the opportunity

As our new Executive Manager Library & Family Services, you will be accountable and responsible for the overall management, compliance and service delivery of the Library and Family Services area. You will be expected to deliver on outcomes as identified in the strategic directions and associated metrics. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team this position is expected to contribute to the development and implementation of the strategic directions, City of Darwin's policies and procedures and ensures organisational effectiveness, agility, and compliance.

Who are we looking for?

You're a natural-born leader, a mentor and an advocate. You're also thorough, a meticulous planner, and have an innate ability to solve problems without feeling overwhelmed. You're no stranger to the Library / Community Services sectors and have at least 5 years' senior management experience. And your Bachelor of Library Information Studies, Community Services or equivalent relevant qualifications will be highly regarded.

If this sounds interesting to you and for further information regarding this role, please read full position description ( or for a confidential conversation please contact our General Manager Community Matt Grassmayr on (08) 8930 5535.

The vacancy closes at 5 pm 12 February 2024

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We are looking forward to receiving your application if you are a direct applicant. Please note that we are not working with recruitment agencies for this position.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, applicants may be required to undergo pre-employment assessments, such as a Medical Assessment, National Police Check and Psychometric Assessment.

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Library Assistant - Part-Time (weekend)

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Contact Officer
Contact Number
Woollahra Council, NSW



Library Assistant - Part-Time (weekend)

Reference Number: S100-24-1046 | Closing Date: 04-02-2024 | Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

  • Permanent part-time position - weekend work
  • $37.34 - $44.57 per hour plus superannuation (additional weekend penalties weekend shifts)
  • Join a state-of-the-art library service

About the role

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic Library Assistant to join the Woollahra Libraries team on a permanent part-time basis. 

As a weekend Library Assistant, you will work collaboratively with a team of Library Customer Service staff who are responsible for providing a high standard of information and customer service to the community across all areas of our libraries.

The role of the Library Assistant is a diverse and exciting role in that no two days are ever the same! Some of your tasks will include responding to Customer enquiries, setting up new library memberships, providing tech help, assisting in the delivery of children's programs, supporting the Library Programs & Events team, and providing general assistance and library resources to our customers.

This position is 12 hours on weekends (6 hours on Saturday and 6 hours on Sunday), with the option for 2 x 6 hour positions split over the two days for the ideal candidate(s) 

About you

You will be a passionate and enthusiastic team member who demonstrates a high level of customer service and has a can-do attitude. Ideally, you will have previous experience working in a similar role or extensive customer service experience and will be confident with the use of a range of computer and technology systems. 

You will be a high achiever with: 

  • Completion of Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated work experience in library operations or customer service.
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Competency in all Microsoft Office applications including word, Excel, Outlook and Publisher.
  • Well-developed knowledge and skills in technology with the ability to assist customers in the use of such technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a team member and independently, with proven time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous self-improvement as well as a positive approach to change, flexibility and adaptability in the work environment.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to EEO and WH&S principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the physical requirements of the position as outlined in section Seven (7) of the position description.

How to Apply:

  • Apply on line by clicking this link.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 2028.

CLOSING DATE: 11:59pm on Sunday, 4 February 2024

Woollahra Council is committed to responding to its responsibilities under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in undertaking all measures that are reasonably practical to ensure the health and safety of all our workers. As of 1st December 2021, new employees must be fully vaccinated (minimum two doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide evidence seven days prior to commencement.

Should an applicant indicate that they wish to seek an exemption on medical or other grounds, they will need to provide evidence of their circumstances such as an accepted certified medical contraindication.

Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

We are committed to reconciliation and strongly encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature aged workers to apply.  

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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Casual Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Yihui Zhang-Kilgarriff
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0100
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW


Casual Library Assistant

Job No: CP0012 | Location: Gordon

Casual Library Assistant 

  • Salary $31.18 to $36.16 per hour + super
  • 25% casual loading
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Share your love of learning and reading with our community

About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km’s north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments.

About the role

Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the role of Library Assistant.

As a Library Assistant you will provide support and assistance to the Branch Librarians and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community.

This role will be fully integrated with the operations of the library with duties including, but not limited to:

  • Pro-active customer service delivery
  • Enabling access to digital resources and facilities
  • Delivery of programs and events
  • Assisting with the general housekeeping and presentation of the library

This is a great opportunity for an individual who has experience in collaborative team work, strong conflict resolution skills, a friendly and approachable nature along with sound interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Casual / flexible rosters
  • 25% casual loading
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

**As a part of the branch network team this role will be required to work at any of our libraries as rostered. A willingness to work flexible hours on occasion, including rostered evening and weekend work will be required**

How to apply:

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description  to be eligible for an interview.

Position Description is also attached above under Document\s

Like to know more? Contact Yihui Zhang-Kilgarriff on (02) 9424 0100

Closes: 11:30pm, Tuesday 6 February 2024 | APPLY NOW

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer 

Library Officer Children and Youth Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Morgan Hills, Acting Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing
Contact Number
02 9330 9572
Georges River Council, NSW


Library Officer Children and Youth Services

Job No: GR400414 | Location: Hurstville

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation with approximately 600 staff members. Our people are working to make the Georges River area an accessible, green, diverse and innovative community and economy. We are dedicated to providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture, helping protect our natural environment, and making our suburbs more liveable.

About the Team

Georges River Libraries are a place where people come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. It's a place where they can go to relax and escape, learn and be inspired. Our community can explore a range of books, manuscripts, photographs, films, maps and online resources as well as special objects our ‘Library of Things’. From digital cameras and musical instruments to international language books and unique local collections, you will discover a wide range of items to enjoy at the library. Our spaces are inviting, safe and accessible. From quiet reading rooms to busy media labs, making them ideal locations to discover, socialise and play. Our friendly team are on hand to help with any library and resourcing needs. Georges River Libraries are here to help inspire your world.  

The team is filled with talented and passionate individuals who are committed to working together and with the business to achieve its goals and objectives.  We take our values very seriously, and recognise our contributions benefit our people, and more broadly, the community. Our goal is to be the best at what we do and ensure Council is a great place to work.

About the Opportunity 

The Library Officer contributes 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. 

In this role you will:

  • Assist in the planning, development, promotion and delivery of library and information services, programs and events that meet the diverse needs and interests of children and youth across the library service encouraging the development of literacy, creativity and lifelong learning.
  • Contribute to the program of promotions, services and events targeted to children and youth through in-house publications, the web, and other promotional opportunities.
  • Deliver targeted community outreach to key priority groups as determined in the Outreach Program promoting library services for children and youth.
  • Deliver regular and introductory class visits to the library service by local schools, preschools and community groups.

What we can offer you

  • Permanent, Full time - 70 hours per fortnight. 
  • Full time equivalent salary from $70,851.72 - $82,092.28 per annum plus 11% superannuation.
  • Potential for 9-day fortnight based on operational requirements.
  • Additional Health and Wellbeing paid leave.
  • Fitness Passport Program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Salary Packaging Options.
  • Sponsored Study Program.
  • Parental Leave and Support.
  • Employee Rewards Program.
  • Ongoing Education and Resources.

What we're looking for

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or equivalent library experience
  • Demonstrated experience in library and information services.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events including in-house publications, web and other promotional avenues targeted to children and youth 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.

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please 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.

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Morgan Hills, Acting Coordinator Library Programs and Marketing on 02 9330 9572. 

Applications must be completed and submitted via our website. Closing Date: 31 January 2024 at 11.59 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 LGBTIQIA+ 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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Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sujesh Nair, Coordinator Library Resource Management
Contact Number
02 9093 6438
Randwick City Council, NSW



Library Officer

Lionel Bowen Library | Margaret Martin Library

Malabar Library, 669-673 Anzac Parade, Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia 

Req #270

Closing Date: 11:59pm AEST on 7 February 2024

Status: Max Term Full-Time up to 12 months (35 hours per week) 
Salary: $76,733 to $84,409 per annum + 11% superannuation

  • Vibrant eastern suburb's location
  • Create a sense of community
  • Work-life balance

Randwick City Council is an innovative and leading local government organisation committed to serving our vibrant community on the beautiful eastern beaches of Sydney.

We have an exciting opportunity to work with our Local Studies team to assist in the collection, organisation, research and promotion of local studies information about the Randwick Local Government Area. We are also undertaking a new project in local studies for the digitisation of the collection. This role will play a key role in the successful completion of the project.

In addition to rewarding work, we offer great employee benefits including competitive wages / salaries, flexible work, day off per fortnight, additional leave entitlements, health and wellbeing days, professional development opportunities, fitness passport, option to novated lease private vehicle and much more.

What we value:

We have a high-performance culture fostered through our values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence. Our culture encourages and supports equity, diversity, and inclusion for our employees and our community.

We will trust you to bring:

  • Library technician or equivalent qualifications with relevant experience in a public library, museum or archives.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Good understanding of cataloguing principles. 
  • Keen interest in promoting local history to the community.
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service. 

Things you will do:

  • Provide specialist local history research assistance to Council, researchers and the community. 
  • Assist in the collection, organisation and cataloguing of all local studies materials. 
  • Assist with the research, development and promotion of historical content.
  • Provide effective customer services at all library service points as rostered. 

Further information:

View the position description online or contact Sujesh Nair, Coordinator Library Resource Management, on 02 9093 6438.

Once you click 'Apply Now' you will be required to answer a series of screening questions. Please draft your responses on a Word document so you can copy and paste them into your application. For more information on how to apply, please read

Randwick City Council is an equal opportunity employer, and we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

If you require support or have access requirements related to your application, contact Employee Experience on 9093 6850 or

Other details

Job function:  Professional and Administrative Position

Pay type:  Hourly

Apply now


Branch Library Officer - Boggabri (PPT)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Naomi Radford, Library Coordinator
Contact Number
(02) 6799 6866
Narrabri Shire Council, NSW



Branch Library Officer - Boggabri (PPT)

Job No: NSC660 | Location: Boggabri

  • Opportunity to be an integral part of our team and community
  • Flexible working environment that is family-friendly
  • Permanent Part Time position (12.5 hours per week)
  • $32.88 per hour

About Us

At Narrabri Shire Council, we are passionate about providing exceptional library services to the community. With a strong commitment to fostering learning, creativity, and accessibility, we strive to make a difference in people's lives through the power of knowledge.

Our Boggabri branch is a vibrant and welcoming space that offers a wide range of resources, programs, and services to meet the diverse needs of our patrons.

As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you could join in our journey towards providing the best for our community.

About the Role

As the Boggabri Branch Library Officer you will assist with continuous improvement and innovative programs for the Narrabri Shire community. Working closely with the Library Coordinator, you will be actively involved in providing high-quality library and information services that are responsive to the recreational and cultural needs of the Narrabri Shire community. You key responsibilities will be, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and maintain the Library’s collection and resources, ensuring they are current, well-presented and ready for use by the community.
  • Manage and participate in routine library duties, including reception duties, collection and reconciliation of fees and charges, processing resources and shelving.
  • Contribute to the currency of the Library Management System records through accurate data entry and care to detail
  • Provide excellent and inclusive customer service, including reference and readers advisory services, and digital literacy support

For further information, please refer to the attached Position Description.

Arrangement of hours:

  • Tuesday- 10.30am to 4.30pm inclusive of a 1 hour lunch break
  • Friday - 10.30am to 4.30pm inclusive of a 1 hour lunch break
  • Saturday - 9.30am to 12.00pm

About You

  • Demonstrated experience working in libraries or in a customer service environment.
  • Certificate IV in Library and Information and Cultural Services or active progression towards or willingness to obtain the essential qualification and/or relevant experience in a customer service environment.
  • Highly developed written, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact positively with a diversity of customers.
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with the capacity to prioritise work and work unsupervised.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite, and online databases.

Further Enquiries

Enquiries regarding this position should be directed to Naomi Radford, Library Coordinator, on (02) 6799 6866.

How to Apply

Joining Narrabri Shire Council will welcome you into a supportive and thriving environment within an experienced and dedicated team, offering a long-term career! You will be part of a community that values integrity and leadership, with a strong customer focus on the delivery of services. If you are interested in this position with Narrabri Shire Council, we would love to hear from you! 

To apply, simply follow the instructions below: 

  1. Complete the information below as requested
  2. Click ‘APPLY’
  3. Attach your resume and covering letter
  4. Click ‘NEXT’ and ‘CONFIRM’

Please note that all correspondence regarding your application status and interview will be forwarded via email.

Closing Date for Applications

This position closes at 5.00pm on Monday, 12 February 2024 | Apply With Council HERE

Narrabri Shire Council reserves the right to close, withdraw or extend vacancies before the advertised closing date or without prior notice.

Narrabri Shire Council is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We support difference and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees and community, and we are committed to celebrating diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Narrabri Shire Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all people within our workplace. Please note that the successful applicant must be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine before commencing employment with Narrabri Shire Council or provide evidence of an authorised medical contraindication.


Narrabri Shire is an exciting area of regional NSW with plenty to offer anyone wishing to pursue a vibrant and busy country lifestyle. The expansive blue sky, stunning mountain ranges, scenic water ways and fresh air will encourage you to explore and share your experiences from this diverse area.


Narrabri Shire Council is one of the largest employers in Narrabri Shire, offering an extensive array of employment opportunities in interesting positions. We employ over 200 staff and value their contribution to the shire. To retain our staff, we have some competitive working conditions, which include Financial Benefits, Work / Life Balance, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Training and Career Development, Employee Assistance Program, Workplace Health and Safety Initiatives and more.

Library Customer Experience Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Palmerston Council, NT



Library Customer Experience Officer

  • Unique opportunity to make a positive impact in the Palmerston community
  • Ongoing Opportunity - Part Time Level 3 ($72,496.98 - $76,508.47) + Super
  • Six weeks annual leave ! Plus wide range of employee benefits!
  • Apply Now

About us

City of Palmerston is the Northern Territory’s youngest city and is located 20 kilometres south-east of the Northern Territory’s capital Darwin. It has a population of approx. 40,000 and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development.

City of Palmerston (CoP) is “A Place for People”. We place people at the centre of all that we do and deliver, by providing excellent services to our community.

Our Commitment to You and Our Customers

At CoP we value

  • Teamwork
  • Commitment and Accountability
  • Sustainability and Self-Sufficient
  • Quality Resources
  • A culture of Continuous improvement 

In addition to our focus on culture, values, and behaviours, we embed our Customer Service Charter in everything we do both internally and externally. The pillars of our Customer Service Charter are:

  • Make it easy for customer
  • Perform with pride
  • Listen, learn and act
  • Evaluate and improve

About the Role

Reporting to the Library Services Coordinator, the role is responsible for the daily provision of excellent customer service that contributes to the delivery of the City of Palmerston Community Plan including the following:

  • Championing the Customer Experience Charter
  • Provide efficient, flexible and timely customer service
  • Resolve community enquiries with a can-do attitude
  • Support the effective management of the library collection
  • Support other areas of Council with customer and administrational services
  • Provide advice on concerns of the community to improve services

About You

To be considered for this role, you must have:

• Excellent customer service skills with the ability to engage with people of all different ages and diverse backgrounds.
• Utilisation of professional, articulate, and appropriate  language when responding to enquiries and I demonstrated experience in a customer focussed service role.
• Previous experience within a library, and experience with library management systems
• Practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and demonstrated ability to learn new software through on-the-job training.
• An enthusiastic attitude towards new technology and processes, with the ability to quickly learn and a willingness to teach others and information share.
• Willingness to undertake training and professional development.
• Ability to work independently and exercise initiative in the application of established work procedures.
• Hold a Current Ochre/Working with Children Card.

What you receive

  • Training & Professional Development opportunities
  • A great team who will support you to achieve professionally and personally
  • Access to wellbeing initiatives and Employee Assistance Program


At City of Palmerston, we embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To Apply

To view a copy of the position description and to 'Apply' please see below.

Applications Close: Tuesday, 30 January 2024 | Apply Now

Vacancy Description - 20240115 - Library Customer Experience Officer P3024 - P3027.pdf (343 kB) - available to download above under Document\s

Library Technician Serials

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Vanessa Maino
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8361
City of Ryde Council, NSW


Library Technician Serials

Job No: COR1295 | Location: Ryde

  • Based at Ryde Library
  • Cataloguing serials and customer service role
  • Permanent, full-time position, 35 hours per week

About Us

City of Ryde, just 12 kilometres from Sydney CBD, is a place of unique lifestyle and opportunity. It is home to an engaged and culturally diverse community of around 130,000 people, and a strong and growing Smart City economy including more than 13,000 local businesses, Macquarie Park, world-class hospitals, and a leading university. All balanced with beautiful bushland, riverfront parks, open spaces, and sport facilities.

Our council delivers a broad range of services, projects, programs, and events. We are actively committed to innovation, sustainability, resilience and providing exceptional customer experiences, and this relies on attracting and keeping great people. We are a recognised Employer of Choice (Australian Business Awards 2022) and offer a range of benefits, including flexible work arrangements, health and wellbeing programs, a learning and development program including study support, and a reward and recognition program.

About City of Ryde Libraries

City of Ryde Libraries comprises of five branches at Ryde, West Ryde, North Ryde, Eastwood, Gladesville and a significant online library. Our libraries are lively, busy places of social inclusion where members of our community borrow items for leisure and lifelong learning, learn about new technology, participate in activities, and use our spaces for studying.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity within our Library Collections Team for a motivated and experienced Library Technician Serials, who is also passionate about providing excellent customer service. This position is responsible for maintaining and developing the serials service of the library’s collection for our growing and diverse community and contributes to managing collections tasks and duties in the team as required.

This role includes rostered weekend customer service shifts, evenings and acting as shift supervisor as required.

About You

  • Successful completion of Diploma in Library and Information Services or equivalent qualification.
  • Experience and knowledge of cataloguing and producing high quality cataloguing records.
  • Familiarity with RDA, MARC 21, MARC Edit, Dewey, Library of Congress Authorities and Libraries Australia database.
  • Knowledge of classification of library materials and learning resources.
  • Knowledge and skill to work with various Library Management Systems.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to adapt to new systems and procedures.
  • Excellent teamwork skills with proven experience to also work independently.
  • Experience in a vibrant customer service role and the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Experience in serials collections management desirable.
  • Extensive work experience in a library environment.

Please note: In line with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy & Procedure all staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Your commencing rate of pay will be between $65,286.93 - $73,059.19 p.a., plus superannuation, subject to your library qualifications and experience. 

 Note: This is a Child Related position and employment is subject to verification of the Working With Children Check status. The cost of obtaining a WWC clearance is at the applicant's expense.

Culture & Benefits

  • Long service leave after 5 years, then accrued monthly 
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave (for eligible employees)
  • 3 extra grant days at Christmas to ensure you have time to enjoy the holiday 
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)

How to apply

Please ensure you give full answers to the online application questions, showcasing your abilities and experience. Your answers, in conjunction with your resume, will determine if you are invited to an interview. 

Please note you do not need a “password” to use our on-line application system, however you have the option save and return to your application prior to the closing date. In addition to answering the online questions, 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. 

Application questions are located at the end of the job advertisement on the City of Ryde Council website HERE 

Closing Date: Sunday 4 February 2024 at 11.30PM

If you would like to know more, please see the position description or contact Vanessa Maino on (02) 9952 8361 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is committed to Equal Employment and Child Safety

Apply Now

Hampton & Sandringham Branch Librarian / Beaumaris Branch Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karen Reiter
Contact Number
M: 0460 414 239 or via email
Bayside City Council, VIC


Hampton & Sandringham Branch Librarian / Beaumaris Branch Librarian

  •  Library Services
  •  Full time
  •  Closing on: Jan 30 2024

 Position Description

Employment Status:  2 x Permanent Positions 
Days & Hours of Work: 35 hours per week including evening shifts and rostered weekends
Competitive Salary: $96,221 p.a. + 11% superannuation
Location: Sandringham and Hampton Libraries or Beaumaris Library 

About Us:

We are a passionate organisation, connected in our shared goal to be ‘sector leading’ in all that we do for the community and each other. Home to over 100,000 residents, Bayside City Council's enduring purpose is building extraordinary places, thriving communities, and better futures.

Bayside Council is an equal-opportunity employer committed to providing an accessible and safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity, and inclusion. Our organisational strategy is made up of three priorities and we consider these in everything we do: Diversity, Equity & InclusionCustomer Experience and Results Matter.

We want everyone to be as proud of what we are achieving – and excited about our future – as we are, and we are committed to working together to achieve this.

About the Role:

Bayside Libraries have two exciting opportunities for a Branch Librarian at Hampton and Sandringham Libraries and Beaumaris Library. These roles are focused on delivering outstanding library experiences and supporting our community’s life-long learning outcomes. The Branch Librarian is responsible for leading and motivating the branch teams at Sandringham and Hampton Libraries or Beaumaris Library to deliver high quality, innovative customer focused services to library users in a self-serve environment. These roles will also be an integral part of the Library Management Team supporting library innovations as we deliver the Arts, Culture and Library strategy to the community. These positions may be required to work at any Bayside Library branch.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing a high-quality day to day management of public library branches
  • Provide leadership to the branch team to have a highly engaged workforce
  • Provide high quality customer experiences for the community
  • Ensure library programs meet community expectations

Key Selection Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you will bring the following skills and competencies:

  • Ability to gain co-operation and assistance from other library staff, suppliers, clients and other Council employees.
  • Ability to oversee and deliver innovative library programs
  • Ability to discuss and resolve problems within the library team and organization.
  • Ability to implement the library collection management plan 
  • Tertiary qualification in Librarianship
  • Several years relevant library experience 

Mandatory pre-employment requirements:

  • Be willing to undergo and complete a satisfactory Police check.
  • Provide or obtain an employment-based Working with Children check 

What we can offer you in return: 

  • Generous leave provisions, including accrued time off, parental leave, three days of wellbeing leave per year, cultural and ceremonial leave, gender affirmation leave, plus the ability to purchase up to four weeks additional leave per year.
  • Dedicated Staff Wellbeing programs, events and gym membership discounts.
  • Learning and development opportunities so our people can grow and thrive.
  • A Green Money program, that rewards our staff for taking simple everyday steps to a more substantiable and climate aware living.

If you are ready to be part of our incredible organisation, and you think this role is the right fit for you, then we look forward to finding out more about you and what you would bring to this role.

How to apply:

  1. To discover more about the role and responsibilities review the Position Description 
  2. Provide a cover letter responding to the Key Selection Criteria and what has motivated you to apply for this role
  3. Click Apply to submit your application
  4. If you require reasonable adjustment at any point throughout the recruitment process, then please do let us know by contacting the listed Hiring Manager

Applications close: Tuesday 30 January, 11:55pm | APPLY

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any question, please contact Karen Reiter on 0460 414 239 or via email

Bayside City Council prides itself on its values of Respect Each OtherOwn ItWork Together and Find Better Ways.

Bayside City Council proudly acknowledges the Bunurong People of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land, and we pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging as well as all Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community members with us today.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment. We actively encourage applicants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQA+ people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this opportunity.

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