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Visitor and Library Services Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network9
Contact Number
(02) 4645 4549
Location
Campbelltown City Council, NSW

 

Visitor and Library Services Assistant

Reference Number: S100-23-2759

Closing Date: 16-01-2024

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

Visitor & Library Services Assistant

  • Permanent Part-Time - 21hours per week. (Current roster Wed to Saturday)
  • Salary from $703.08 - $761.04 (pro-rata) per week + 11% superannuation.
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexible work options

Our Visitor Information Centre team are looking for an energetic, passionate, customer-focused person to join our team at Campbelltown City Council.

About us:

We are not your usual, we are upbeat, resourceful and determined. Our staff and community are at the core of what we do, looking for ways to work together and support each other. Naturally welcoming, we share good-natured humour and positivity. We aim to inspire a sense of possibility and create opportunities for all by rolling up our sleeves. Our workplace is agile and flexible, keeping ahead of the times. Be a part of it, let’s get something started.

The Community Learning and Library Services Team focuses on delivering innovative and responsive services to our community. The team has shared values that are absolutely vital to our success, these values define who we are and how we operate. The purpose of the team is to be a great service where internal and external customers feel valued and appreciated and where our staff really care about their community and want to make a difference.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a part-time Visitor & Library Services Assistant to support our Visitor Information Centre and assist in the provision of efficient Visitor Information Centre and customer services both in the Visitor Information Centre and the Library network. Current roster would be Wednesday to Saturday. This may vary according to requirements

If you are passionate about Campbelltown as a destination, customer service and working in a team and enjoy a busy and varied environment, we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following key skills and attributes:

  • Extensive experience in visitor services, customer service or a related field
  • High level technology and computer skills.
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A current class C driver’s licence.
  • Working with Children Check (a verification will be conducted on recommended applicants).
  • Commitment to living our values of respect, integrity, teamwork, trust and optimism.

As a member of our friendly and passionate team, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Permanent part-time (21hours per week)
  • Salary from $703.08 to $761.04 (pro-rata) per week + 11% superannuation + weekend penalty rates.
  • Flexible work options
  • Generous leave provisions.
  • Generous professional development opportunities.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Staff car park.

Key contact: For further information on this position please contact Jennifer Rosevear, Coordinator Library Network, on (02) 4645 4549.

Applications close: 16 January 2024.

Sound like you? Apply now!

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply. Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel. We are committed to acting in the best interest of the children in our community. We believe children have the right to be safe, listened to and respected. We have zero tolerance for child abuse and will take allegations very seriously, responding quickly and consistently in line with our policies and procedures. We aim to provide a safe space for all children, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, children who identify as LGBTIQA+, and children with disability.

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Technology Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Adrienne Tamplin
Contact Number
E: adrienne.tamplin@canadabay.nsw.gov.au
Location
City of Canada Bay Council, NSW

 

Technology Programs Officer

Job No: CB18082 | Location: Sydney

The City of Canada Bay is a thriving, colourful community, surrounded by the beautiful bays of Sydney Harbour. The area is also known for its parklands, cycle paths and walkways. City of Canada Bay Council’s values underpin how we operate: We act with integrity; We empower our people; We are respectful; We work together; We innovate.

About the role:

This position is responsible for overseeing the community interaction with transformative technologies as part of the library services’ community learning programs. You will be managing the day-to-day operations of The Lab at Five Dock (Mondays) and The Learning Space, Rhodes (Thursdays).

Key tasks include:

  • Overseeing the implementation of The Lab, including planning and reflecting on Lab sessions, incorporating feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Supervising safety standards, inclusion, and administration aspects of The Lab.
  • Monitoring participant engagement and well-being, whilst initiating positive, fun and inclusive technological activities.
  • Establishing strong personal connections and professional relationships with participants to promote a welcoming atmosphere.
  • Managing expectations and addressing inquiries, whilst maintaining open and effective communication.

Position Details:

  • Hours: 8 hours per week
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Working Days: Monday and Thursday afternoons

About the person:

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Previous experience in IT, teaching, training, digital media, or related fields to 3D modelling, coding and electronics.
  • A tertiary qualification in information technology, graphic design, music production, community development, education, or a relevant field.
  • Leadership skills to guide a team and engage participants in both technical and social aspects.
  • Proven ability to plan and deliver learning workshops for diverse people.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with the community.
  • Demonstrated experience in software applications and IT hardware maintenance.

What’s on offer:

In addition to the competitive remuneration package, the City of Canada Bay Council provides:

  • Supportive, energetic, and passionate team culture.
  • Comprehensive health and wellbeing programs.
  • Continuous training, support, and leadership development opportunities.

How to apply:

Candidates must apply online by clicking HERE. Applications close at 11:30pm 16 January 2024, and no other forms of application will be accepted. For more information, refer to the Position Description here or contact Adrienne Tamplin at adrienne.tamplin@canadabay.nsw.gov.au

The City of Canada Bay Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

To learn more about working at City of Canada Bay Council, watch this video: https://youtu.be/_TmiAQxswQg 

The City of Canada Bay Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining, growing and supporting a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, women, and other diversity groups. 

The City of Canada Bay Council is committed to maintaining a diverse, respectful, collaborative, and inclusive workplace, welcoming applications from various community groups. The successful applicant will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form.

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Librarian Community History - Projects

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

 

Librarian Community History - Projects

Community Development | Main Administration Building, 25 Cedric Street

Closing date: 22/01/2024

  • Permanent part-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 seeking a highly motivated and experienced Librarian Community History - Projects to join our team. As a Librarian Community History - Projects, you will be responsible for assisting the Community History Coordinator in ensuring community history services are run efficiently and effectively, meeting organisational and community objectives.

Key Responsibilities

The duties of the Librarian Community History - Projects will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Community History Coordinator to achieve Community History’s strategic projects as aligned to the City’s corporate objectives and the Stirling Libraries Strategy 2022-2027.
  • Assist the Community History Coordinator ensuring that cultural heritage materials and stories are collected, preserved, and made available to the local community.
  • Coordinate the planning and delivery of strategic projects within Community History.

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.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office Suite, with previous relevant experience using library management and history collections management systems.
  • Well-developed project management, budgeting, and financial management skills.
  • Highly developed teamwork skills with proven ability to motivate and lead by example, align diverse teams to achieve objectives and work collaboratively across the organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience in community history and museum practices and management of collections and services.

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 part-time position is a Level 6 Inside Workforce Agreement positions which attract a salary from $82,652 – $87,002 gross pro rata per annum plus superannuation. This position will be 38 hours a fortnight working Wednesday, Thursday and alternate Fridays.

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 I (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 Librarian Community History - Projects 2024.pdf

Download Application Form above under Document\s

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IT Support Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Dave Haldane, Digital Operations Manager
Contact Number
M: 0409 005 244
Location
Connected Libraries, VIC

 

Level 2 IT Support Officer- Band 4

  • Full-time- 5 days per week – 38-hour employment model
  • $34.88 to $37.69 per hour
  • Permanent Role

About the business and the role

Connected Libraries has a permanent Band 4 Level 2 IT Support Officer position available to join our Digital Operations Team.

This is an exciting opportunity ideally for an experienced IT professional with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Your excellent problem-solving skills and proactive approach to system optimisation will stand you in good stead for this role along with proven Azure administration experience, Office 365 administration experience and network experience.

CL have a shared vision, mission and values that are absolutely vital to our success.

They define who we are and how we operate. At CL we value our staff and encourage them to strive to be the best they can, using their strengths every day.

Our library service is important to our community, and we want our people (staff and customers) to feel valued and appreciated.

Our team works in libraries because they really care about their community and want to make a difference.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Proven Azure administration experience
  • Proven Office 365 administration experience
  • Proven Network experience
  • Proficiency in Windows Server, desktop and peripheral administration (Wintel).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills across all levels of the organisation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to system optimization and process automation.
  • High proficient time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet organisational strategic outcomes
  • Ability to undertake supervisory responsibilities as required
  • Driver’s licence
  • Working with Children Check
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Sound understanding of CL Vision, Values and objectives preferred
  • Certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator and Microsoft Certified: Office 365 Administrator desirable
  • Cisco Meraki Experience/Certification desirable

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position.

Connected Libraries has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers.

Applicants can view the Position Description here.

Applications close on Friday 19th January 2024 at 5pm. Don’t miss out, get your application in today!

Please email your resume and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria listed above.

In this letter, please provide an answer to the following question,
“The WAN has gone down between branches. Helpdesk have escalated the problem to you as it’s a high priority ticket. The impact on the business is great and a speedy resolution is important. What are the steps you take in your troubleshooting/resolution process to get staff working again?”

Please do not apply through Seek.

All applications are to be emailed directly to employment@connectedlibraries.org.au

Contact: Dave Haldane, Digital Operations Manager, 0409 005 244 for further information.

Library Service Officer (Programs and Support)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Ros Tiberi
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1416
Location
Greater Dandenong City Council, VIC

 

Library Service Officer (Programs and Support)

Work type: Temporary Full Time

Location: Dandenong

Department: Community Strengthening

Library Services Officer (Programs and Support)

$71,976 - $76,276 pa (plus super)

Temporary Full Time (Until January 2025)

About Us

Located 35km to the southeast of Melbourne, Greater Dandenong City Council covers 129 square kilometres and has a population of over 169,000 people. The central activities district is Melbourne's second largest retail and commercial centre and includes large shopping complexes at Dandenong and Keysborough as well as the highly popular Dandenong Market.

Greater Dandenong City Council is the most culturally diverse locality in Australia, with residents from over 150 different birthplaces, nearly two-thirds of whom were born overseas. Key industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade, wholesale trade and transport.

We are a progressive organisation of exceptional character that offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment to approximately 900 employees. We recognise that our staff are vital to the delivery of excellent service to our community and the achievement of our long-term vision. We invest in the development of our people, and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest.

About the role

The City of Greater Dandenong Libraries are seeking a temporary full time Library Service Officer (Programs and Support) to join the professional and friendly team working across both Springvale and Dandenong Libraries.

The primary objectives of the position are to:

  • Actively engage and provide a friendly and personalised library and information service to all library users on a rostered basis during library opening hours at specified locations.
  • Support and assist the community in the use of equipment and technology including computers, mobile phones, photocopiers, wireless internet access, online resources, library apps and resources.
  • Support the delivery of high quality programs for adults, including young adults, to support learning, literacy, and social inclusion.
  • Undertake library tasks as required including assisting with study rooms, recording booth and game consoles bookings, program bookings, promotion of our services and contribute to the maintenance of the collection through shelving and perfect ordering.
  • Regular evening and weekend shifts are compulsory.

Skills and Experience required for this position are:

  • Demonstrated customer service experience with an understanding of positive customer service principles.
  • Experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse environment.
  • Well-developed Information Technology skills, including experience in troubleshooting of computer and mobile technologies and the online environment.
  • Experience in delivering programs to young adults and adults, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • A current Working with Children Check.
  • A current Victorian Driver’s licence.

About you

The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for learning in a fast-paced environment and be motivated to engage and deliver an excellent customer experience and service to the community. An understanding and demonstrated experience of current technologies and willingness to embrace and explore emerging technologies relevant to libraries is essential.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Library Services Officer (Programs and Support) Position Description - 510.7KB

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

You may be required to undertake work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

Benefits of working with us

Council believes in providing an environment where staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals. Our workplace has an inclusive and diverse culture which encourages innovation and supports your work and life balance. There are plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and grow your career within our expanding and diverse organisation.

For more information about our benefits, please visit our careers page: Working with Us

Council will consider flexible working arrangements for all positions. We embrace our diverse community and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

Council is commitment to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment and promoting cultural safety and wellbeing for childrenwith zero tolerance for child abuse and harm.

Further Information: Ros Tiberi, (03) 8571 1416

Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 12th January 2024

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Library and Digital Services Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lisa Greenwood, Library Coordinator
Contact Number
T: (02) 7955 7821 or E: lisa.greenwood@midcoast.nsw.gov.au.
Location
MidCoast Council, NSW

 

Library and Digital Services Officer

Job No: MCC152610 | Location: Taree

Are you looking for the right career and lifestyle move for 2024?  Do you want to make an impact on the future of  the community you live in?  Here's your opportunity to kick a career goal while you enjoy an incredible lifestyle on the beautiful Barrington Coast. 

The role

MidCoast Council's Libraries team are focused on growing our capacity to deliver high quality digital services to our community and streamline our internal systems.The Library and Digital Services Officer will work across all 11 of Council's library sites to oversee the management of our LMS, enhance our digital library collections, lead library data collection and analysis, and assist customers and staff with the use of technologies. This role will also deliver frontline customer service duties at our libraries. 

The Library and Digital Services Officer will have a passion for libraries and demonstrated experience in LMS, networking infrastructure, and troubleshooting and developing digital systems. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills will be essential in supporting our library staff and volunteers and liaising with Council's IT department and external vendors.

What we offer

  • Long service leave when you’ve been with us for over 5 years.
  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave (primary care giver) & 2 weeks concurrent leave for supporting partner.
  • Generous leave entitlements.
  • Ongoing personal and professional development programs.
  • Study assistance and study leave.
  • Journey to work cover.

Salary: Salary range $70,000 - $80,000 p.a. plus superannuation (negotiable based on skills and experience).

Tenure: Permanent, Full Time 35 hours per week.

Closing Date:  Sunday 4 February 2024 at 11.30pm.

Want to know more?

Please review the position description in PDF or Word formats.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Lisa Greenwood, Library Coordinator who is the hiring manager for this role. Lisa can be reached on (02) 7955 7821 or lisa.greenwood@midcoast.nsw.gov.au.

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Josie Reardon, Talent Acquisition Officer who is the HR representative for this role. Josie can be reached on (02) 7955 7328 or at josie.reardon@midcoast.nsw.gov.au.

How to apply: 

  • When responding to the questions HERE, please include detailed and relevant examples of your skills and experience.
  • You have the option to save your application prior to submitting, however please ensure you don't forget to submit your application before the closing date.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the application form to attach your resume.
  • We will be in touch via email.

Our organisation

At MidCoast Council our people are our most important resource and we believe that we can only reach our full potential when you reach yours. This is the place for those who seek to play a role in the community and have an enthusiasm to learn and grow. Here you can make a real difference.

Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do.  We value, support and empower our people to deliver positive results for our community.

Right now, we are investing heavily in our organisation, and our people. Our Administration Centre is a state-of-the-art facility designed to inspire innovation, creativity and collaboration. The building has been named ‘Yalawanyi Ganya’ which means “sitting/meeting place” in the Gathang language of the indigenous people across the MidCoast Region.

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches to world heritage mountain wilderness, the MidCoast region offers an attractive lifestyle for everyone. Our community is characterised by its welcoming attitude, growing economy and natural beauty. These are the pillars of the quality of life we value. 

Our commitment

At MidCoast Council we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. Our aim is to provide all of our staff with an inclusive, safe and healthy working environment. We never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age or marital, veteran or disability status. If you have a disability and need to request any adjustments to assist with the application process, or to discuss workplace adjustments you may require, please contact the HR representative.

Council also recognises the skills and attributes of veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

We’re a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Human Resources
Contact Number
08 9071 063
Location
Shire of Esperance Council, WA

 

Library Coordinator

External Services | Information Management/Library

Closing date: 22/01/2024


The Shire of Esperance, located 750km from Perth on Western Australia’s south east coast, comprises some of the most spectacular landscapes and beaches in WA.  The Shire employs over 300 people in a diverse range of roles, making us one of the largest employers in the region. Employees enjoy generous benefits including 5 weeks annual leave, health and wellbeing initiatives, opportunities for career progression, and work life balance.

All employees strive to embody the Shire’s values of Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence in contributing to the community, making Esperance a great place to live and work.

About the Role

The Shire of Esperance has a vacancy for a Library Coordinator.  This position will lead the team at the Esperance Public Library to ensure that programs are engaging and relevant and resources and services are provided to meet the needs of the Esperance Community. 

About You

In order to be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant qualification enabling professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • Experience working in a leadership role within a library
  • Thorough knowledge of modern library procedures, practices and systems
  • High level of interpersonal skills and conflict resolution with the ability and experience to communicate and network with a diverse range of people and organisations to ensure excellent and timely customer service
  • An understanding and appreciation of community development principles
  • An ability to implement change and contribute effectively to the setting of strategic directions for the library service
  • Sound research, written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of digital literacy and an ability to manage and motivate staff and customers in a rapidly changing digital environment

Benefits

Salary: $86,368 per annum, plus superannuation.

The Shire of Esperance offers fantastic work-life balance opportunities to permanent staff including:

  • 5 weeks annual leave per year
  • Rostered days off
  • Access to pro-rata long service leave after 7 years continuous service
  • Minimum of 11% superannuation employer contribution
  • Superannuation co-contribution offered to a maximum of 5%
  • Free membership to the Bay of Isles Leisure Centre (pool and gym)
  • Access to career development opportunities
  • Uniform allowance
  • Employee wellness initiatives including Employee Assistance Program, skin checks and flu vaccinations
  • Active Social Club activities

Application Instructions

Applications must be made via the Shire of Esperance online recruitment portal by clicking the APPLY button below and include a current Resume, a Cover Letter and statements addressing the Selection Criteria.

Further details are available in the Position Description or contact Human Resources on 08 9071 0634.

The Shire of Esperance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Attachments: PD - Library Coordinator - Dec 23.pdf | APPLY

Collections Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Coordinator Wimmera Libraries
Contact Number
M: 0477 383 754
Location
Horsham Rural City Council (Wimmera Libraries), VIC

 

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Collections Officer

Horsham, Australia | Reference: 6515663

  • Wimmera Library
  • Band 5 ($73,418 - $83,758 per annum)
  • Permanent full-time
  • Flexible working arrangements available

About the Role

This role will provide public library cataloguing and collection services based at the Horsham headquarter branch, which supports four additional branches: Edenhope, Kaniva, Goroke and Harrow. The successful candidate will provide advice and support to the Library Officers about access and management of the collection, and engage all employees in the curation of the collection in response to patron recommendations, usage data and industry trends. The position also supports the accurate and timely processing of various accounts payable transactions including invoices and purchase orders, and is responsible for allocating and tracking the collections budget.

About You

A graduate diploma or degree in Librarianship or Information Management and eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is desirable. Knowledge of current collection management practices in a public library environment is also required.

About the Region

Horsham Rural City Council is a vibrant municipality located approximately 300 kilometres north-west of Melbourne. The majority of its 19,880 residents are located in Horsham, a hub for health care, niche retail, education and schooling, community services, arts, sports and culture.

The region is a significant producer of dryland, broad-acre cereals and agriculture is one of the region's main industries. There is an abundance of wide-open space, small populations and diverse natural assets, including recreational lakes, wetlands, the Wimmera River, Mount Arapiles and nearby Grampians National Park.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Coordinator Wimmera Libraries, Sarah Wiesner on 0477 383 754.

For more information, please see the Position Description available for download under Document\s above.

Applications Close: 15 January 2024 | Apply Now | Request a Callback

Various Job Opportunities at Nowra Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
See contact information below
Contact Number
See contact information below
Location
Shoalhaven City Council, NSW

 

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Various Job Opportunities at Nowra Library

  • Permanent Part Time/Full Time positions
  • Work apart of a friendly team environment
  • Join a team that is committed to creating a positive culture.

Nowra Library are looking to fill the below vacancies!

  1. Library Assistant – Outreach Services (Part-Time) – Home Library
  2. Library Assistant – Outreach Services (Full-Time) – Digital Team
  3. Library Technician – Children & Youth (Full-Time)

1: Library Assistant – Outreach Services (Part-Time) – Home Library

Salary: $55,466 - $62,352 (pro rata) p.a. plus 11% Super

This is a permanentpart-time position working 21 hours per week. The hours are 11 am – 7 pm every Wednesday and Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm Friday, and every second Saturday. This position is located at the Nowra Library.

  • Duties

Reporting directly to the Outreach & Digital Services Manager, the focus of this position is to:

  • Work as part of the Branch team to provide a high standard of customer service and a safe working environment.
  • Complete all Circulation duties and undertake an equal share of tasks.
  • Prepare promotional materials for events and programs using graphic design software.
  • Assist clients with Information enquiries, referring complex enquiries appropriately, public access technology and equipment, and access to Council services and facilities.
  • Conduct financial transactions as required using cash register.
  • Conduct opening and closing of the facility in accordance with Council procedures.
  • Collect relevant statistics in accordance with the Branch’s standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Assist the Outreach and Digital Resources Manager as required.
  • Skills & Experience

To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • HSC or equivalent
  • Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Library services experience
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

2: Library Assistant – Outreach Services (Full-Time) – Digital Team

Salary: $55,466 - $62,352 p.a. plus 11% Super

This is a permanentfull-time Monday to Friday position working 35 hours per week. The hours are 11 am – 7 pm Monday, and 9 am – 5 pm Tuesday to Friday. This position is located at the Nowra Library.

  • Duties

Reporting directly to the Outreach & Digital Services Manager, the focus of this position is to:

  • Work as part of the Branch team to provide a high standard of customer service and a safe working environment.
  • Complete all Circulation duties and undertake an equal share of tasks.
  • Prepare promotional materials for events and programs using graphic design software.
  • Assist clients with Information enquiries, referring complex enquiries appropriately, public access technology and equipment, and access to Council services and facilities.
  • Conduct financial transactions as required using cash register.
  • Conduct opening and closing of the facility in accordance with Council procedures.
  • Collect relevant statistics in accordance with the Branch’s standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
  • Assist the Outreach and Digital Resources Manager as required.
  • Skills & Experience

To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • HSC or equivalent
  • Class C Driver’s Licence
  • Library services experience
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

3: Library Technician – Children & Youth (Full-Time)

Salary: $62,233 - $69,950 p.a. plus 11% Super

This is a permanentfull-time position working 35 hours per week. The hours are 11 am – 7 pm Wednesday, and 9 am – 5 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. This position is located at the Nowra Library.

  • Duties

Reporting directly to the Customer & Community Resources Manager, the focus of this position is to:

  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate technology, recreation and education programs for children and young adults.
  • Develop and implement a program of displays and events that reflect the interests of young people.
  • Develop and foster partnerships and networks with children and young adult agencies, community organisations and schools.
  • Raise awareness amongst children, young adults and their families, schools and community groups about resources and services available to them through the library service.
  • Assess, develop, and maintain collections appropriate for children and young adults.
  • Assist in developing a range of programs, events and activities for children and young adult library users.
  • Skills & Experience
  • Diploma of Library and Information Science or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with children and young adult groups or services.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing programs for children and young adults.
  • Class C Driver’s Licence.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship, or authority to work in Australia (visa)

Please refer to the attached job descriptions for further criteria

These positions require a current NSW Working with Children Check. Applicants are required to apply and pay for this check if not already obtained. 

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

Benefits
We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. What does customer service mean to you?
  4. Why do you want to work at Shoalhaven City Council?

Contacts

Library Assistant – Outreach Services

Robin Sharpe – Outreach & Digital Services Manager – 02 4429 3710

Library Technician – Children & Youth

Nicole Lonesborough – Customer & Community Resources Manager – 02 4429 3714

Applications Close: Monday, 8 January 2024 (at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.

Vacancy Description - Nowra Library Positions - S11094 - S11082 - S11088 (1).pdf (518 kB) - attached above under Document\s

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Cranbourne, Digital Literacy and Local History Manager

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Janine Galvin
Contact Number
0409 230 264
Location
Connected Libraries, VIC

 

Cranbourne, Digital Literacy and Local History Manager – Band 6

Part Time (3 days per week – 21 hours, plus 1 Saturday in 4 and 1 Sunday in 8)

  • Based at Cranbourne Library – Tuesday 12-8pm, Wednesday 8:45am to 4:45pm, Thursday 8:45am to 4:45pm
  • Fixed Term Contract – 12 months
  • $51.63 to $56.21 per hour
  • 35 hour per week model

About the business and the role

Connected Libraries has a 3 day a week fixed term contract available within our Leadership Team and is a job share opportunity for a period of 12 months.

This is an incredibly diverse fixed term contract within our Cranbourne Library encompassing both branch leadership, the oversight of our Library Management System (LMS) and the coordination of digital literacy programming.

As this is a job share opportunity, several responsibilities within the position description will be split and allocated to individual parties within the job share arrangement, dependent on their individual strengths, although Branch Leadership is a key component of the role.

CL has a shared vision, mission and values that are absolutely vital to our success.

They define who we are and how we operate. At CL we value our staff and encourage them to strive to be the best they can, using their strengths every day.

Our library service is important to our community, and we want our people (staff and customers) to feel valued and appreciated.

Our team works in libraries because they really care about their community and want to make a difference.

If you are looking for a challenging and broad role within a dynamic and passionate leadership team, then this is the role for you!

Key Selection Criteria

  • Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Librarianship/Information and Knowledge Management (or relevant discipline) with eligibility for membership of the Australian Library and Information Association
  • Knowledge of the Victorian Local Authorities Award 2015, Enterprise Bargaining, Fair Work Act 2009 & OHS legislation, Child Safety Standards
  • Demonstrated Library Branch leadership experience with the ability to lead and motivate team members and communicate in a collaborative and cooperative manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate with all ages, across all levels of the community
  • Proven strengths in staff professional development and supporting staff to realise their potential
  • Decisive conflict resolution and de-escalation leadership skills
  • Knowledge of collection management processes
  • Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills with a range of information technology and software tools
  • Proven oversight and management of Library Management Systems (LMS), ideally Sirsi Dynix, and/or coordinating/planning digital literacy programming
  • Driver’s licence & working with children check essential

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. 

Connected Libraries has zero tolerance for child abuse and is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation where protecting children and preventing and responding to child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all employees, contractors and volunteers. 

Applicants can view the Position Description here.

For a confidential conversation in relation to the position please contact Janine Galvin on 0409 230 264. 

Applications close on Thursday 4th January 2024 at 10am.   

Please email covering letter (max. two pages) addressing the key selection criteria listed above plus resume (max. three pages) directly to employment@connectedlibraries.org.au 

Please do not apply through Seek. 

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