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Branch Manager Outreach Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Robyn Ellard, Executive Manager Public Participation
Contact Number
Email: rellard@yprl.vic.gov.au or phone on 03 9117-6100
Location
Yarra Plenty Regional Library , VIC

 

Branch Manager Outreach Services
 

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

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

About the Role

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

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

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

About You

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

How to Apply

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

Closing on Monday 10 October 2022. 

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

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

Warrumbungle Libraries Coordinator

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

 

Warrumbungle Libraries Coordinator

Job No: DRC1062 | Location: Coonabarabran

ABOUT US

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

WE ARE DRC

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

That is how We Are DRC was created.

Here at DRC we are:

  • Balanced
  • Equipped
  • Connected
  • Progressive

ABOUT OUR REGION

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

THE OPPORTUNITY

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

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

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

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

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO

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

TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL NEED

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

ABOUT YOU

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

WHAT WE OFFER

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Working With Children Check is required for this position.

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

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

Closing Date: 9:00am Wednesday 28 September 2022

HOW TO APPLY

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

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Team Leader Libraries

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

Contact Number
M: 0477893210 | E: simon.doyle@kingston.vic.gov.au
Location
City of Kingston Council, VIC

 

Team Leader Libraries

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

Position Summary

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

About us

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

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

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

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

The role

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

Your role is to:

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

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

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

About you (Key selection Criteria)

We are looking for someone with:

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

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

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

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

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

What we can offer

This is a full-time permanent position.

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

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

How to Apply

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

Please address the key selection criteria within your cover letter.

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

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

Mandatory Requirements

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

Contact:

Simon Doyle, Manager Arts, Events & Libraries | M: 0477893210 | E: simon.doyle@kingston.vic.gov.au

Closing Date: 26/09/2022

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

Position Description available for download above under Documents

Application Guide:  Download Guide | APPLY

Library Support Officer (Home Library)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Katrina Shillam, Team Leader (Grafton Library)
Contact Number
(02) 6641 0101
Location
Clarence Valley Council, NSW

 

Library Support Officer (Home Library)

Job No: CVC44036201 | Location: Clarence Valley NSW

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When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

 What you need to know...

  • permanent full time -70 hours per fortnight
  • the package: $55,760 - $66,495 plus superannuation, per annum
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance 
  • enjoy the benefits of flex time 
  • access to fitness passport

About the role

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve your community? Do you like a variety of work in a fun quirky environment surrounded by books?

This position will:

  • Coordinate and develop the Home Library Service for the Clarence Valley
  • Develop programs and initiatives that foster social inclusion for users of the Home Library Service
  • Ensure the efficient and effective provision of reference and reader advisory services to the users of the Grafton Library as part of the Clarence Regional Library network
  • Coordinate volunteers and engage with local organisations to deliver and expand the provision of the Home Library service to meet local demand
  • Work with a wide variety of people, staff, volunteers, community members

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a “helpful” outlook
  • Be passionate about quality service provision
  • Be able to follow instructions and also think for themselves
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be a valued member of a team

Download the position description here.

Contact

Katrina Shillam, Team Leader (Grafton Library) on (02) 6641 0101

Closing date

Tuesday 20 September 2022, 11.30 pm (NSW time).

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Sir Earle Page Library in Grafton, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

APPLY NOW

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
David Murray
Contact Number
T: 02 8495 6854 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

Librarian

  • Location: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Librarian, Permanent - Part-time Role, 21 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $76968.99 to $89450.98 pro rata per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)
  • Apply now »

Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.

Our libraries across the Northern Beaches Council provide an important literary and cultural resource for all age groups. We offer spaces and facilities to provide a great place for reading, work, or study for the whole community, as well as a range of dedicated programs for children. The purpose of the Northern Beaches Library Service is Libraries for Life, Enhancing Leisure and Learning

The key focus of the Librarian is to provide technical expertise, subject matter knowledge and customer service. The successful applicant will be required to coordinate and perform a variety of functions which include supervising customer service, assisting customers navigate technology and collections, collection management, and delivering programs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer service, high quality reference, information, and referral services to the public 
  • Shelve items promptly and accurately
  • Coordinate collection management activities 
  • Support collection development, in line with collection development guidelines and processes
  • Delivery of programs and events
  • Understand complementary services offered by State Library NSW
  • Keep up to date with policies and procedures relevant to the operation of the libraries 
  • Maintain own professional education and attend refresher programs as required
  • Contribute actively to team meetings and attend training as required, and
  • Work across a seven-day roster.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Northern Beaches Council is proud to be the winner of the 2022 Change Champion Award in the Enterprise Category (1000 or more staff). Voice Project recognises organisations who achieve exceptional improvements in work practices and employee engagement. The Voice Project Change Champion Award recognises and celebrates transformational efforts that achieve real and positive change, improving the workplace for employees and supporting key organisational outcomes. 

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems

Learn more about our employee benefits

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact David Murray on 02 8495 6854 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 27/09/2022

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
David Murray
Contact Number
T: 02 8495 6854 during business hours 
Location
Northern Beaches Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

  • Location: Northern Beaches Council
  • Division: Community & Belonging
  • Business Unit: Library Services
  • Title: Library Assistant, Permanent - Full-time Role, 35 hours per week
  • Salary Range: $58496.52 to $67982.47 per annum + super (subject to skills and experiences)

Northern Beaches Council strives to deliver the highest quality services to our community. Join us and you’ll be part of an organisation committed to promoting sustainable growth, leading the community, protecting our environment and creating a great future for the Northern Beaches.

Our libraries across the Northern Beaches Council provide an important literary and cultural resource for all age groups. We offer spaces and facilities to provide a great place for reading, work, or study for the whole community, as well as a range of dedicated programs for children. The purpose of the Northern Beaches Library Service is Libraries for Life, Enhancing Leisure and Learning

The key focus of the Library Assistant is to deliver a range of quality customer-focused services. The successful applicant will be required to perform a variety of functions which include, assisting customers navigate collections and technology, collection management, and supporting program delivery.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide friendly and efficient customer service 
  • Assist customers navigating physical and digital library materials, accessing services, technology, or equipment
  • Maintain shelves and stock in good order 
  • Participate in collection management activities
  • Assist in delivery of programs and events as required
  • Attend meetings and training as required and, 
  • Work across a seven-day roster.

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.

Northern Beaches Council is proud to be the winner of the 2022 Change Champion Award in the Enterprise Category (1000 or more staff). Voice Project recognises organisations who achieve exceptional improvements in work practices and employee engagement. The Voice Project Change Champion Award recognises and celebrates transformational efforts that achieve real and positive change, improving the workplace for employees and supporting key organisational outcomes. 

There aren’t many employers who offer career and lifestyle in a single package, but Northern Beaches Council does. We offer an attractive workplace, including:

  • genuine work-life balance and flexible working arrangements
  • employee wellness program and a range of lifestyle benefits
  • values based culture and a teams oriented working environment
  • a culture of supporting continuous professional development
  • high level of technological innovation and systems
     

Learn more about our employee benefits

How to apply:

Apply online and upload the following information

  • Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.
  • You will have the opportunity to attach your resume and any supporting documentation.
  • Please read the Position Description. You will be required to respond to the selection criteria questions online when you apply. Your response to these questions should demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this role.
  • For further information, please contact David Murray on 02 8495 6854 during business hours 
  • Applications close on 27/09/2022
  • Apply now »

Coordinator Customer Experience

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lyndal Harper
Contact Number
02 6566 3200
Location
Kempsey Shire Council, NSW

 

Coordinator Customer Experience

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting new leadership opportunity to join our multi-award-winning organisation.  Responsible for delivering innovative, comprehensive programs and resources that ensure Council’s Library and Customer Service functions can provide a measurable level of service that reflects community needs.

Reporting to the Manager Community Partnerships, the Coordinator Customer Experience will create a culture which is achievement-focused, responsive, and builds capacity of staff to deliver excellent service.

Required skills & experience 

To be successful in this role, you should possess degree level qualifications in Business, Management, Communications and/or extensive experience relevant to the role; recent experience leading a cross functional team to support exceptional service delivery; experience working collaboratively with various internal and external stakeholders to achieve project and service level outcomes; and a proven ability to lead, manage, supervise and influence staff.

You should also possess superior skills and capability to handle confidential and sensitive issues; demonstrated analytical skills; and ability to use customer experiences to shape and influence organisational change initiatives. 

Key accountabilities include 

  • Work alongside the Manager Community Partnerships to coordinate strategic and operational planning for providing an exceptional customer experience.
  • Motivate, coach and develop the Team Leaders of Library and Customer Service.
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement within the library and customer service functions, including assessment of training needs and opportunities for process improvement and cross skilling.
  • Identify trends, design data collection and report user experiences in order to set targets to support performance assessment and service level modification. 

What we can offer you

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Career development opportunities
  • Permanent full-time position, 35 hours per week with 19-day month
  • Employee health and wellbeing programs
  • Learning and development programs
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance, with access to Fitness Passport
  • Weekly salary of $1857.11 to $2090.19 (plus 10.5% superannuation)

For further information regarding this role please contact Lyndal Harper on 02 6566 3200. 

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage http://careers.kempsey.nsw.gov.au/ or through Seek.  Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

To download a copy of the Position Description, please click on the link at the bottom of the page.  It is important to read this carefully to understand what the job involves.

Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role (as listed in the Position Description).
  • Your current resume which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees from a supervisor or Manager.

We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.

Applications close: Sunday, 25 September 2022 at 4pm.

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

NOTE:  All correspondence will occur by email.  Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact the Recruitment team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Thank you and good luck with your application.

Kempsey Shire Council are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse, inclusive and values-led workforce.

Kempsey Shire Council welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse culture and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability.

In addition, Kempsey Shire Council will provide reasonable adjustments for suitably qualified individuals with disabilities.

If you require additional assistance to participate in the recruitment process, please discuss with the advertised contact person. You can ask for reasonable adjustments to be made at any time during the recruitment process.

Position Description

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Librarian Local Studies Part-time

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Therese Scott
Contact Number
T: 02 9978 4098 during business hours
Location
Mosman Council, NSW

 

Librarian Local Studies Part-time

  • Share your passion for local studies
  • Opportunity to join high performing, agile and creative team closely connected with the Mosman community
  • Permanent part-time position, 17 hours per week
  • Total package from $34,227 to $43,005 pa incl. super for 17 hours per week

About Us

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

Our employees enjoy many great benefits, including public transport travel subsidy program, tertiary study assistance, health and wellbeing initiatives and annual Award increases.

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

About the Opportunity

In this role you will work in the Library’s Local Studies Team cataloguing, digitising, conserving and organising the Local Studies Collection. You will also be involved in events and activities associated with the Local Studies Service.

You will also focus on the provision of customer service to the Library’s customers and assist other team members.

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

Regular rostered weekend shifts and some evenings are part of this role.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Library/Information Science or equivalent and eligibility for professional membership of A.L.I.A
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Proven high level written communication skills and the ability to write both online and hard copy articles and content
  • Proven experience in cataloguing library materials
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate

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

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you can save your application, and come back to it later. Previous candidates need not apply.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact Therese Scott on 02 9978 4098 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Applications close:   11.30pm, 26 September 2022 | APPLY NOW

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

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

Manager Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Director Community Development Diane Lawrence
Contact Number
T: 02 9978 4008 during business hours
Location
Mosman Council , NSW

 

Manager Library Services

  • Opportunity to lead a high performing, agile and creative team closely connected with the Mosman community
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with a Rostered Day Off every 3 weeks
  • Total Package: $125,793 - $153,268 p.a. plus super, phone and travel allowance, 35 hours per week

About Us

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

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

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

About the Opportunity

This position provides an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and innovative library professional to make a genuine contribution to the Mosman community.

The Manager Library Services is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Mosman Library Service in anticipating and meeting the information, recreational, cultural and lifelong learning needs of our community.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and a commitment to keeping knowledge current
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to think and plan strategically in a library context
  • Ability to translate plans into action, and get results
  • Ability to motivate, lead and manage staff to maximise performance and job satisfaction and to appropriately manage less than satisfactory performance
  • Project management skills, including demonstrated ability to lead, manage, monitor and review projects, and to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of and experience in corporate governance and risk management, including budget preparation and financial control, occupational health and safety and information management
  • Commitment to innovation and continuous improvement, and experience in leading initiatives that add value, improve and enhance services, processes and practices
  • Exceptional communication skills including high level writing skills for a range of publications and audiences, and experience in leading and managing consultation processes. Strong negotiation, collaboration and problem solving skills
  • Capacity to operate effectively in a political environment
  • A valid Working with Children Check
  • A valid Covid-19 vaccination certificate

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

How to Apply

  • Apply now by completing the online application form below. Please note you can save your application and come back to this later on if required.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria via an online questionnaire. You must answer all required field before you can submit your application.
  • You will be asked to upload your Resume/CV and other documentation relevant to the position. 
  • All documents uploaded must be in Microsoft Word, PDF or JPEG format.
  • For further information about the role, please contact the Director Community Development Diane Lawrence on 02 9978 4008 during business hours for a confidential discussion or see the attached Position Description.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Mosman Council, 573 Military Road, Mosman, NSW, 2088.  

Applications close:   11.30pm, 18 September 2022 | APPLY NOW

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

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

Library Programming & Events Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Emma Suyasa - Children's Librarian
Contact Number
02 9392 5827
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Library Programming & Events Assistant

Job No: IWC7298 | Location: Marrickville

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs.

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

We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Compassion and Collaboration at the centre of everything that we do.  We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

We offer flexible career life balance with hours that allow you to relax and recharge. We offer a variety of flexible work arrangement options (e.g. flexible hours and working from home) where appropriate giving you even greater quality of work life balance.

Permanent employees benefit from our great value gym membership from $15.50/week giving access to a vast network of gyms in Sydney.

About the role

Utilise your events planning and programming skills and join the library team in the Inner West Council.  The role and position of the Library Customer Service Assistant: Programs & Events is key in ensuring the IWC Library & History Service is a pivotal information, recreation and education provider in the community. This role will assist the Programming team to deliver quality lifelong learning, literacy, cultural and recreation programs and services across the Council’s eight libraries. In particular, the role will have a strong focus on the delivery of all programs and services, aimed at promoting literacy skills, developing readers, supporting education and lifelong learning, and providing valuable recreational and cultural opportunities for the inner west community. This also includes the development of spaces and places within the Library sites for the community to participate and engage with their community in accordance with the Library Service’s desire to become a key third place within the IWC community.

You will work with the Programming & Event staff in the provision of quality programs and events.  This position requires the ability to work with diverse teams, identify priorities, make clear decisions quickly, and operate in a complex environment.  Contribute to policy development, program discussions in within the Library Programming team, staff training in programs and events in consultation with the Training & Development Coordinator and liaison with Council staff, relevant community groups and professionals.

You will participate in cross-Library and Council teams in the areas of collection development, children's and youth services, events planning et al. – as required.  You will participate in the delivery of frontline services via the weekly roster, including night and weekend work.

Please read the Position Description to familiarise yourself with all the requirements and conditions of the role. 

Remuneration

$50,662.56 - $58,986.68 + Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Experience in or an understanding of delivering public programs for diverse audiences in a public library service or cultural institution.
  2. Experience in or an understanding of liaising with facilitators and suppliers.
  3. Experience in or an understanding of customer service and continued service development.
  4. Ability to report and evaluate programs.

Enquiries

Emma Suyasa - Children's Librarian on 02 9392 5827

Closing Date

Sunday 25 September 2022, 11:30PM

How to Apply

We recommend you read the Position Description for the role to make sure your application addresses the requirements of the position. Council is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants. Please advise us within the application if you need support, reasonable adjustments to participate successfully in the recruitment process.

All new workers must be and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to beginning their work or hold a valid medical contraindication.

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Eligibility for employment/Pre employment Checks

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and agree to provide information for pre-employment checks as required for the position. This may include police records checks, certified copies of relevant qualifications, Driver’s Licence and proof of work rights in Australia (please refer to the Position Description for the specific qualifications/requirements for the role).  Copies of any sighted documents will be kept by IWC for its records as proof of verification.

For more information about work rights in Australia please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Inner West Council is a Diversity employer. We encourage applications from all candidates.

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

About Inner West Council

Inner West Council is among Sydney’s larger local government agencies looking after a vibrant community of 201,000 people living in some of the inner city’s most vibrant, creative, liveable and diverse suburbs. As we continue to deliver quality, innovative and inclusive programs and services, we would love it if you can join in on our journey towards becoming the best council for our community. We are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, WHS, sustainability, continuous improvement and business excellence. The community is at the heart of the organisation and Council puts its values of integrity, respect, innovation, compassion and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. We are here to be of service to the community and make Inner West a great place to be. We expect commitment to these values from all employees in performing their respective roles.

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