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Education and Youth Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jenny McKnight, Team Leader Library Education & Youth Programs & Services
Contact Number
(03) 8734 2608
Location
Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Education and Youth Librarian

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  • Be a catalyst for young people 
  • Permanent Full Time Position, based at the new Truganina Community Centre
  • Band 5L salary $80,937 per annum plus super

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

This role is a fantastic opportunity for a creative and innovative individual who loves turning ideas into great events and programs for the community. The Education and Youth Librarian role involves designing and delivering programming for children and young people to support engagement with reading, informal learning opportunities, volunteering, and social connection.  Current programs delivered by the Education and Youth Team cover the areas of tabletop and electronic gaming, chess, robotics, book clubs, reading support, volunteering, study support, and job support.

A key focus of the Education and Youth Librarian position involves consulting with children and young people to ensure their needs and interests are reflected in the programs and services offered, as well as building and maintaining partnerships with internal council partners, local schools, and community organisations.

This role is also responsible for contributing to the management of the library’s Young Adult (YA) collections, which include graphic novels, YA Fiction, and study, gaming and education resources for secondary students. The role also covers promoting the library’s collections via a range of channels, including in-branch displays and the creation of social media content.

In addition to the duties above, you will be rostered for regular customer service shifts and work on a variety of projects at your home library branch.

This role is primarily based at the Truganina Community Centre, however you may be required to work from other locations.

This position requires working a Saturday morning customer service shift once every six weeks. Some events will require occasional evening or weekend work and a willingness to vary your schedule from time-to-time is essential.

What you’ll deliver

  • Innovative educational and recreational programs and collections for children and young adults
  • Effective partnerships with young people, other Council teams, schools, and community organisations
  • Positive outcomes for our community, with a strong customer focus
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated track record developing innovative programming for young people and/or children 
  • Experience managing collections, or familiarity with Young Adult (YA) Literature and/or educational resources for secondary students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to form partnerships and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in Librarianship/Information Management, Education or another relevant field
  • A current Victorian Working with Children Check

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume.

To be considered for this role, your cover letter (maximum two pages in length) must detail your skills and experience as it relates to the points listed under ‘What You’ll Bring… ‘

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jenny McKnightTeam Leader Library Education & Youth Programs & Services on (03) 8734 2608.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 28 January 2024 | Apply for this Opportunity

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Additional Information

Library Programs and Support Officers

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Elizabeth Arkles, Coordinator Library Programs
Contact Number
(03) 8734 2623
Location
Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Library Programs and Support Officers

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  • Fantastic opportunity to join the new Truganina Library team
  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time (17.5 hours per week) Positions, based at Truganina Community Centre
  • Band 4L Salary of $73,202.48 (pro-rata for part time) plus super

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

Our growing Library network will soon be made up of 7 locations across Wyndham. We host 1 million annual visitors, run more than 4,000 community programs and loan upwards of 1.5 million items annually. Our team is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our community. Providing resources, programs and technology access, we support our community to grow and thrive.

A bit about the role

The Library Programs and Support Officer position is a fantastic opportunity to join Wyndham’s libraries in providing high quality customer service and information support to our library patrons and administration support to the branch to deliver high quality programs and activities for all ages.

Reporting to the Library Coordinator, this position will be responsible for providing the exceptional customer service that our patrons know and expect. In addition, you will support library operations and deliver a range of programs to all age groups, including pre-school Rhyme Times, after school activities, and programs for adults. You will also be responsible as the Team Leader on Desk, supporting the library team in maintaining the branch’s collections, with opportunities to contribute to branch project work.

You will be a positive, enthusiastic and engaged customer focused person, instrumental in providing friendly customer service and delivering targeted activities to enrich the lives of community members and enhance social connection. 

This position is very diverse, and you will be able to gain skills and knowledge in many different areas within the library. This opportunity is perfect for someone who enjoys variety in their work, or who is wishing to see what area of Librarianship they may choose to specialise in and the perfect steppingstone for someone who has completed their library technician qualification or commenced their librarianship qualification.

These positions will be based at the new Truganina Community Centre, though may be required to work across various library sites and will be required to work an evening and a rostered Saturday morning as part of a regular work pattern.

What you’ll deliver

  • Perform daily library circulation tasks, regularly checking hold alerts and shelving tasks as rostered and directed
  • Contribute to the success of Library Services through active teamwork and effective performance of responsibilities and duties of this position
  • Provide Branch support, carrying out tasks as directed by the Branch Coordinator
  • An improvement focus, willingness to learn and a desire to develop your skills
  • Supporting the delivery and development of existing plus new and improved library programs for the community
  • Promotion of the programs, services and the collections of the library and library service

What you’ll bring

  • Ability to deliver a range of programs from Early Years through to Adult
  • Experience working in public libraries is desirable
  • An understanding of how library collections work
  • Proficient in Library Management System functions
  • Understanding of the Library and Community Learning goals within the broader organisational context
  • Diploma of Library and Information Services, or equivalent qualification
  • Current employee Working with Children Check
  • Strong customer service, problem solving and administration skills
  • A positive, curious, and flexible attitude

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. Applications must include responses to the following questions:

  1.  Tell us why you would like to work in Wyndham’s public libraries.
  2.  Wyndham City Libraries runs numerous programs. Please choose one of our programs and tell us why it is valuable to the community.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Elizabeth Arkles, Coordinator Library Programs on (03) 8734 2623.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 28 January 2024 | Apply for this Opportunity

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Additional Information

Library Customer Service Officers

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Library Coordinator Aidan Murphy
Contact Number
(03) 8734 1396
Location
Wyndham City Council, VIC

 

Library Customer Service Officers

  • Exciting opportunities to join a dynamic and growing Library service
  • Permanent Full Time and Part Time Position (17.5 hours per week), based at the Truganina Community Centre
  • Band 3L salary of $68,498 per annum (pro-rata for part time), plus superannuation

We are Wyndham City Libraries, operating in one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

We are hard at work developing the strategies and delivering the programs and services that will ensure Wyndham is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents to the region by 2040.

Our growing Library network will soon be made up of 7 locations across Wyndham. We host 1 million annual visitors, run more than 4,000 community programs and loan upwards of 1.5 million items annually. Our team is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our community. Providing resources, programs and technology access, we support our community to grow and thrive.

Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

The Library Customer Service Officer role is responsible for providing the exceptional customer service that our patrons know and expect. This role is the perfect steppingstone for someone who is interested in a career in public libraries and information services, and for experienced library staff looking to broaden their experience in a new organisation. Students of Libraries and Information Management studies are also encouraged to apply.

You will enjoy working with customers and have a good understanding of what great customer service looks like. This role is the face of our library branches, and the ability to have empathy and patience with our patrons is a key attribute to achieving authentic connections with our community and helping our patrons achieve what they need. This could be as simple as helping someone borrow a book, to providing IT support and helping someone on a computer; for example, to print their resume.

Our library programs and services are extensive, and our team is the key to promoting what our libraries have to offer. Your ability to be outcome focused and look for opportunities to promote and educate our patrons on what they may be looking for. Sometimes what they ask for - “I’m looking for coding books for my child” - may just be the start of a further conversation - “are you aware that we run regular coding club program sessions”.

What you’ll deliver

  • Exceptional customer service and support to the Library and their patrons
  • An outcome driven approach to problem solving
  • A passion to support the community
  • Proactive promotion, support, and delivery of the library’s range of programs and services
  • A variety of levels of support to many different and diverse groups within the community

What you’ll bring

  • Demonstrated understanding of the role and value of the Library to the community
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering exceptional Customer Service
  • A high level of communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work in an integrated team in a customer facing environment
  • Confidence and enthusiasm, the resilience to continue to create positive experience during a range of unique circumstances
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude with a continuous improvement and professional development mindset

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

Your cover letter must include how you would respond in the following scenarios:

  1.  Why are you interested in working in a public library?
  2. A small group of teens are hanging out in the library after school and having fun, talking loudly. Another customer approaches you and complains that the teens are too noisy and should be studying. How do you manage this situation?
  3. You arrive for your shift and notice that there are 5 trolleys of books out on the floor to put away and the returns are also overflowing. You notice that the other 2 staff on duty are quietly chatting down the back of the library. What would you do in this situation?

For a confidential discussion, please contact For a confidential discussion, please contact Library Coordinator Aidan Murphy on  (03) 8734 1396.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 28 January 2024 | Apply For This Opportunity
 

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Additional Information

Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Viv Barton
Contact Number
(08) 9205 8593 
Location
City of Stirling Council, WA

 

Librarian

Community Development | Perth Metropolitan

Closing date: 29/01/2024

  • Permanent part time and full time opportunities
  • Free onsite fitness facilities | Free parking | On-site staff cafe
  • Annual leave loading and employer matched super contributions matching up to 6%

About Us 

The City’s Community Development Directorate provides a broad range of facilities, services, projects, and events that directly impact the daily lives of our 224,000 residents and visitors.

The Directorate works to develop safe and vibrant places and deliver services and facilities to support a community that is healthy, welcoming and thriving.

About the Position

City of Stirling have a fantastic opportunity for qualified Librarians to join City of Stirling Libraries. These key roles support the Branch Librarian in the overall management and administration of the branch library, and delivery of library programs and services.

In serving a growing and evolving community, Stirling Libraries have a strong focus on connecting communities through place-based and digital services, social inclusion and community participation, literacy, and lifelong learning, enhancing digital capacities, and strengthening staff capacity to deliver contemporary library programs and services.

Vacancies

  1. Librarian Dianella – full-time, 1.0 FTE
  2. Librarian Inglewood – part-time, 0.5 FTE
  3. Librarian Osborne – part-time, 0.5 FTE
  4. Librarian Scarborough – part-time, 0.5 FTE

Key Responsibilities

The duties of Librarians will include but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to the ongoing development of library services and the Community Services Business Unit via specific project teams as required and the strategic planning process.
  • Contribute to the development of programmes, including training Library Officers, to assist library patrons requiring support with computers and technology, including accessing eContent as required.
  • Develop and deliver innovative ideas and best practice, reference, information and other programmes and services to the public as part of the cultural, educational, and informational functions of the library.

About You

The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes, you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science, demonstrating eligibility for Associate Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
  • Demonstrated understanding of public library and community places and their service provision.
  • Experience planning and delivering programs (within branch and outreach).
  • Digital literacy skills in general and library-specific technologies
  • Understanding of public library and community places and their service provision.

For further information, please refer to the position description. 

What We Offer

The City offers some great benefits including flexibility in when and where you work to ensure a work-life balance. You will also enjoy a range of other benefits including:

  • Free parking and easy public transport access
  • Free onsite fitness facilities and end of journey facilities
  • Superannuation matching of up to 6%
  • Professional development opportunities, including training, memberships, and study assistance
  • Excellent leave entitlements including annual leave loading and the ability to purchase up to an additional 4 weeks’ annual leave per year
  • 50% discount on gym memberships at our Stirling leisure centres – only applicable for perm/fixed-term employees
  • Amazing in-house employee canteen
  • Up to 10 weeks paid parental leave
  • Employee health and wellness program and initiatives including yearly flu vaccinations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Generous study assistance
  • Active social club
  • Employee recognition program
  • Novated Leasing (where applicable)

These permanent positions are  Level 5/6 Inside Workforce Agreement positions, attracting a  salary from $74,713 – $87,002 gross pro rata per annum plus superannuation.

To be eligible to work for us, you need to provide, or have ability obtain a:

  • A copy of Australian driving licence
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months)
  • Pre-Employment Medical and DAS clearance
  • The right to work in Australia

More about the City

The City of Stirling is a diverse and thriving local government in Western Australia, with over 223,000 residents, spanning 30 suburbs, the City is a cosmopolitan, multicultural and economic hub.

With over 1,400 employees, the City embraces its diverse workforce by supporting work-life balance and offering opportunities for progression and development. Here at City of Stirling we celebrate and support inclusion and diversity.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the City of Stirling, the Wadjak People of the Nyoongar Nation, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. We will act with compassion and respect towards all people and value people of all abilities, ages, religions, faiths, sexualities, gender identity and cultural backgrounds.

How to Apply

www.stirling.wa.gov.au/employment

If you’re interested in this position, we want to hear from you so click ‘Apply’ now. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Viv Barton (08) 9205 8593 

Applications close 6pm on 29 January 2024 however please be aware that we may commence interviewing of candidates prior to the closing date and reserve the right to close applications prior to the closing date.

Attachments:Position Description Librarian 2023012.pdf

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Library Technology Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Carey on 0411 481 482 or at helen.carey@monash.vic.gov.au 
Contact Number
M: 0411 481 482 or E: helen.carey@monash.vic.gov.au 
Location
Monash Council, VIC

 

Library Technology Team Leader

Full Time

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Job no: 494858
Categories: Education and Training

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  • Fixed Term Full Time Opportunity (up to 17 January 2025)
  • Salary from $94,037 + Superannuation
  • 35 hour per week model
  • Based at our Oakleigh Library with the opportunity to visit other sites

About Us

Monash is a dynamic organisation committed to providing excellence in service delivery. Located in the eastern region, Monash is a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse city, close to the demographic centre of Melbourne.

The library service sits within the Arts & Libraries department of the Community Services division. There are 5 main branches based in Clayton, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Oakleigh and Wheelers Hill and Mulgrave Neighbourhood Library located within Wellington Road Community Centre.

About the Position:

The Library Technology Team Leader is responsible for delivering up to date and relevant library technologies and innovation projects that enhance the lifelong learning opportunities for the Monash community as well as delivering an exceptional customer experience to all visitors of Monash Public Library Service.  

This role is also responsible for ensuring and maintaining a high standard of service delivery to Library Service customers within library and outreach service points through the effective leadership of staff and daily management of the operations.

About you:

  • Be proficient in the development of innovative and contemporary library service provision with knowledge of the underlying principles of public library technology needs
  • Have knowledge of emerging technologies and their role in delivery of modern, state-of-the-art public library and community services
  • Have problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot critical business systems
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Library Leadership Team in the administration of the Library Management System
  • Have sound project management skills and experience in effectively managing a range of library technology projects
  • Have an understanding of and experience with the principles and practices of working within a budget and relevant accounting and financial procedures is required

Requirement of the position:

  • A tertiary degree qualification as per below or management qualification is mandatory or diploma qualification with several years’ relevant experience in Information Systems, Information Technology, or related discipline with understanding of Public Library environment  

OR 

  • In Information Management or related discipline with extensive experience in Library Technologies and systems
  • Experience in development and delivery of library technology projects, library customer experience projects and customer relationship management
  • Experience in managing and meeting budgetary requirements and program objectives
  • Employee Working with Children’s Check
  • Satisfactory National Police Check; and
  • Other pre-employment checks may be required depending on the role requirements.

Benefits:

As a City of Monash employee, your personal and professional development is a key focus. You will have access to:

  • Vibrant health and well-being programs;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Supportive and accessible management;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Training and development opportunities; and
  • Discounted gym memberships.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience and how it relates to the role.

Applications are currently open, with a closing date of 28 January 2024 at 11:55pm.

Enquiries:

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Helen Carey on 0411 481 482 or at helen.carey@monash.vic.gov.au  

Monash Council is committed to be a flexible, safe, equal and inclusive workplace where we embrace and support diversity.

As an Equal Opportunity employer, we encourage applications from people who are from different backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, people of any age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation and cultural background. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email peopleadvisory@monash.vic.gov.au

We are also committed to being a Child Safe organisation and have zero tolerance to child abuse.

Position Description

Advertised: 15 Jan 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 28 Jan 2024 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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Reader Development Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Cherry Byford-Sibbing, Manager Collections and Library Systems
Contact Number
E: cbsibbing@yprl.vic.gov.au
Location
Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC

 

Reader Development Manager


Permanent Part-time – 120 hrs per 4 week period
Standard Engagement
Technology & Assets – Collections
Library Support Services – South Morang

As this position is being readvertised, previous applicants need not apply.

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is seeking a Reader Development Manager to join the Technology and Assets Department, Collections Team.

This role will initiate, develop and implement reading and literacy programs across the region. We are looking for someone who loves reading, is collaborative, inclusive and has great presentation skills and initiative to drive the regional initiatives.

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Lead strategic development and delivery of regional Reader Development initiatives, campaigns, programs, collection promotion and displays to build a reading community. 
  • Liaise with branch staff to promote reading as a recreational and cultural activity.
  • Manage the Digital Library collection development including purchasing, budgets, resource assessment, promotion and benchmarking assessments. 
  • Work closely with the Communications and Marketing team to develop promotional and instructional resources for readers across physical and digital platforms and encourage social media interactions with community. 
  • Drive regional collections campaigns aimed at developing readers of all ages and encouraging readers to expand their reading horizons (in physical and digital spaces) and lead branch coordinators in working groups.  
  • Work in partnership with community groups, educational institutions and the wider community to foster and develop reading programs.
  • Lead Coordinators in program design to incorporate Reader Development and collections use as an outcome of all events and outreach programs. 
  • Coordinate Reader Development specific programs, including but not limited to; Book Groups, Writers Groups, Author events etc. as aligned with Programming Framework. 
  • Develop, deliver and actively advocate and demonstrate the principles of regular reader development, reader advisory, visual merchandising and customer service training to staff at multiple levels across the business. 

Reporting:

This position will report to the Manager Collections and Library Systems.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, candidates should read the Position Description and prepare a statement addressing the key selection criteria and include relevant examples of their work along with a cover letter and resume and submitted via Seek.

Closing: Sunday 21 January 2024.

Contact Information:

For further information about the role's responsibilities, candidates can refer the Position Description. Alternatively, they may reach out to Cherry Byford-Sibbing, Manager Collections and Library Systems via email - cbsibbing@yprl.vic.gov.au

Selection Process:

Interviews will be given to all eligible employees who fully meet and address the key selection criteria.  Please note that if you do not satisfactorily meet the key selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.  Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Additional Information:

*Appointment to this role is subject to a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Employment Working with Children Check. 

YPRL is committed to providing a wide range of services to the community by recruiting and selecting the right people with the right skills based on merit. Having highly skilled and motivated employees who embrace YPRL’s values will positively contribute to our vision and our community.  

YPRL is a Child Safe organisation and ensures all staff have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Police Record check. We have appropriate screening processes in place including a Child Safe Policy and Procedure, key selection criteria and interviewing and reference checking, which demonstrates our commitment to Child Safety. 

As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce, YPRL will continue to employ people from a wide range of backgrounds including, people with disability, Indigenous Australians, young people, mature aged workers, people who identify as intersex, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, queer or heterosexual, people from culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse backgrounds.   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. 

Community History Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Viv Barton
Contact Number
(08) 9205 8593 
Location
City of Stirling Council, WA

 

Community History Coordinator

Community Development | Perth Metropolitan

Closing date: 22/01/2024

  • Permanent full time opportunity based in Stirling, Western Australia
  • Free onsite fitness facilities | Free parking | On-site staff cafe
  • Annual leave loading and employer matched super contributions matching up to 6%

About Us 

The City’s Community Development Directorate provides a broad range of facilities, services, projects, and events that directly impact the daily lives of our 224,000 residents and visitors.

The Directorate works to develop safe and vibrant places and deliver services and facilities to support a community that is healthy, welcoming and thriving.

About the Position

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team in a newly created role of Community History Coordinator. As a Community History Coordinator, you will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the Community History Team, including the development and delivery of community history collections, services, and programs within the City of Stirling. You will provide an accessible, culturally rich, and diverse community history collection.

Key Responsibilities

The duties of the Community History Coordinator will include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the City’s Community History Services ensuring effective and efficient provision of those services.
  • Provide overall management and operations of the Stirling History Collection Community History staff and volunteers, procedures, collections, financial/budgetary resources, layout, building maintenance and security, and delivery of community history programs and services.
  • Manage policy, collection development, exhibition and interpretation development, services and programs that engage the City’s diverse and growing community, creating a sense of place, and promoting local identity.

About You

The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes, you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science, History or Museum Studies, or relevant discipline.
  • High level of, and commitment to customer service culture, innovation and
  • professional development.
  • Demonstrated experience in community history and museum practices and management of collections and services.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite, with previous relevant experience using library management and history collections management systems

For further information, please refer to the position description. 

What We Offer

The City offers some great benefits including flexibility in when and where you work to ensure a work-life balance. You will also enjoy a range of other benefits including:

  • Free parking and easy public transport access
  • Free onsite fitness facilities and end of journey facilities
  • Superannuation matching of up to 6%
  • Professional development opportunities, including training, memberships, and study assistance
  • Excellent leave entitlements including annual leave loading and the ability to purchase up to an additional 4 weeks’ annual leave per year
  • 50% discount on gym memberships at our Stirling leisure centres – only applicable for perm/fixed-term employees
  • Amazing in-house employee canteen
  • Up to 10 weeks paid parental leave
  • Employee health and wellness program and initiatives including yearly flu vaccinations
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Generous study assistance
  • Active social club
  • Employee recognition program
  • Novated Leasing (where applicable)

This permanent full-time position is a Level 8 Inside Workforce Agreement positions which attract a salary from $103,131 - $108,559 gross pro rata per annum plus superannuation.

To be eligible to work for us, you need to provide, or have ability obtain a:

  • A copy of Australian driving licence
  • National Police Clearance (valid within the last 3 months)
  • Pre-Employment Medical and DAS clearance
  • The right to work in Australia

More about the City

The City of Stirling is a diverse and thriving local government in Western Australia, with over 223,000 residents, spanning 30 suburbs, the City is a cosmopolitan, multicultural and economic hub.

With over 1,400 employees, the City embraces its diverse workforce by supporting work-life balance and offering opportunities for progression and development. Here at City of Stirling we celebrate and support inclusion and diversity.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the City of Stirling, the Wadjak People of the Nyoongar Nation, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia. We will act with compassion and respect towards all people and value people of all abilities, ages, religions, faiths, sexualities, gender identity and cultural backgrounds.

How to Apply

www.stirling.wa.gov.au/employment

If you’re interested in this position, we want to hear from you so click ‘Apply’ now. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Viv Barton (08) 9205 8593 

Applications close 6pm on 22 January 2024 however please be aware that we may commence interviewing of candidates prior to the closing date and reserve the right to close applications prior to the closing date.

Attachments:Position Description Community History Coordinator 2024.pdf

Download Application Form above under  Document\s

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Children's Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs
Contact Number
(02) 4645 5135
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Children's Librarian

SALARY: $1,475.10 - 1,690.41 pw + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Full Time - 35 hours per week

Location: Camden Libraries

  • Enjoy a 35 hour working week
  • Flexibility through flex leave provisions
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Ample free parking
  • Join an organisation committed to offering and supporting professional career development

New year = new opportunities!

Be a part of an evolving team and make a difference to the fast-growing Camden community.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Library Programs Team as the Childrens Librarian

Your passion and flair for contemporary library practices will see you develop and deliver innovative and inclusive community driven and informed programs for our families.

Camden Council has three programs-based libraries with creative spaces and facilities, alternative lending collections and opportunities to reach our families in our community in new and innovative ways.

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Essential: 

  • University level qualifications (Degree or Graduate Diploma) in Library and Information Science or equivalent
  • Proven ability to develop and coordinate programs for children and knowledge of child development
  • Ability to effectively organise workloads and prioritise workloads
  • Demonstrated knowledge of literacy/numeracy in early education and of the NSW Primary syllabus requirements
  • Experience in the use of library systems and information technology including social networking technologies
  • Current Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

Desirable:

  • Experience delivering children’s services in public libraries

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

This position may require the successful applicant to undertake a National Police Check and/or relevant background checks.

Note: “The above position has also been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working with Children Check.

 Further Information: Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs (02) 4645 5135

Closing Date for above position: 12/02/2024

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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Community Learning Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs
Contact Number
(02) 4645 5135
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Community Learning Librarian

SALARY: $1,475.10 - 1,690.41 per week + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Full Time - 35 hours per week

Location: Camden Libraries

  • Enjoy a 35 hour working week
  • Flexibility through flex leave provisions
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Ample free parking
  • Join an organisation committed to offering and supporting professional career development

New year = new opportunities!

Be a part of an evolving team and make a difference to the fast-growing Camden community.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Library Programs Team as the Community Learning Librarian.

Your passion and flair for contemporary library practices will see you develop and deliver innovative and inclusive community driven programs.

Camden Council has three programs-based libraries with creative spaces and facilities, alternative lending collections and opportunities to reach our families in our community in new and innovative ways.

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Essential:

  • Tertiary level qualifications (Degree or Graduate Diploma) in Library and Information Science or related area, and/or proven work experience in libraries or a related area
  • Current high level digital literacy skills, with the confidence to support customers with diverse technology including online and virtual collections and services, across multiple devices, platforms, apps and software
  • Demonstrated experience in the promotion, marketing and delivery of library and/or community engagement and learning programs
  • Demonstrated communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Current Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and experience using online informational databases and developing and implementing training programs

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

This position may require the successful applicant to undertake a National Police Check and/or relevant background checks.

Note: “The above position has also been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working with Children Check.

Further Information: Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs. (02) 4645 5135

Closing Date for above position: 12/02/2024

Position Description: For full position description details click here

Apply Now

Youth Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs
Contact Number
02 4645 5135
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Youth Librarian

SALARY: $1,475.10 - 1,690.41 pw + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Full Time - 35 hours per week

Location: Camden Libraries

  • Enjoy a 35 hour working week
  • Flexibility through flex leave provisions
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Ample free parking
  • Join an organisation committed to offering and supporting professional career development

New year = new opportunities!

Be a part of an evolving team and make a difference to the fast-growing Camden community.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Library Programs Team.

Your passion and flair for contemporary library practices will see you develop and deliver innovative and inclusive community driven and informed programs for our youth.

Camden Council has three programs-based libraries with creative spaces and facilities, alternative lending collections and opportunities to reach our families in our community in new and innovative ways.

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community. 

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help people excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!

Essential:

  • University level qualifications (Degree or Graduate Diploma) in Library and Information Science or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to develop and coordinate programs for young people with demonstrated knowledge of syllabus requirements and young people’s development
  • Proven experience in the use of library systems and information technology including social networking technologies
  • Current high level digital literacy skills, with the confidence to support customers with diverse technology including online and virtual collections and services, across multiple devices, platforms, apps and software
  • Current Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

This position may require the successful applicant to undertake a National Police Check and/or relevant background checks.

Note: “The above position has also been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working with Children Check.

Further Information: Bianca Luks, Team Leader Library Programs, 02 4645 5135

Closing Date for above position: 12/02/2024

Position Description: For full position description details click here

Apply Now

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