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Technical Specialist E Marketing

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Samantha Leung - Team Leader Library eServices
Contact Number
0436 334 497
Canterbury-Bankstown Council, NSW



Technical Specialist E Marketing

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity
  • Salary starting from $70,300 p/a + 9.5% super
  • Canterbury/Bankstown Location

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as a Technical Specialist-Library eMarketing. This is your chance to bring your Digital Marketing skills to the table. 

The purpose of this role is to develop and coordinate eMarketing, facilitate effective online promotions of library collections, programs and services to drive visitation, participation and membership at all 9 Canterbury-Bankstown Library branches.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week and rostered weekend work. Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $70,300 p/a plus 9.5% Super. 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organise, implement and evaluate eMarketing strategies for the Canterbury-Bankstown Library Service, including but not limited to; social media presence, website, enewsletters, emails, online education and online forums/chat groups
  • Develop and regularly update the Library website in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective online discovery and access 
  • Regularly manage the provision of information content for social media applications 
  • Monitor and up-date the Library's web presence to ensure content remains relevant, accurate and user-focused 
  • Positively and proactively collaborate with the Team Leader eServices, Coordinator Programs and Partnerships, Coordinator Branch Libraries and Council's Corporate Communications to promote library products, programs and services

*For a full list of responsibilities please refer to the Position Description (under Document/s above)

Essential Criteria: 

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the position or extensive hands-on experience in an eMarketing digital environment.
  • Experience in successfully developing, implementing and evaluating online marketing strategies and campaigns that focus on improving the accessibility and relevance of information and services to the community.
  • Demonstrated experience within marketing application and social media marketing software.
  • Experience with online analytics tools to determine effectiveness of marketing and where best to focus effort. 
  • Excellent project management skills with a proven ability to manage concurrent tasks and work to deadlines. 
  • Exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including high level English skills. 
  • Excellent computer skills in using Microsoft applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service through continuous improvement strategies 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with team members and library staff

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity 
  • Located in the City of Canterbury Bankstown
  • Flexible work practices (Available from October 2020) 
  • Access to health and wellbeing programs 
  • Access to further training and development
  • Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the 'Apply' button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed above.

Applications close at 11:59pm, Sunday 12th July, 2020

For more information, please contact Samantha Leung - Team Leader Library eServices on 0436 334 497

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Canterbury-Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Word for Word Festival Administrator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC


Word for Word Festival Administrator

6 month fixed term - Part-time (0.6)
$61,790 to $66,717 per annum plus super (Pro Rata)

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation delivers world-class lifelong learning events and cultural programs. The Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival is a unique annual literary event showcasing non-fiction writing and ideas, featuring world-renowned writers, dynamic panel discussions and “in conversation” sessions. In 2020, Word for Word Festival will embark on an exciting new online program that will ensure the accessibility of Australia’s only major literary event dedicated exclusively to non-fiction.
We are looking for an experienced administrator to support the Director, Word for Word Festival to ensure the successful delivery of a high quality, community-focused, accessible event. You will provide excellent administrative expertise, while also being able to build and foster relationships with sponsors, presenters and internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to;

  • Prioritise own workload to ensure appropriate administrative support is provided to the Festival Director and other festival team members as required
  • Prepare and send all booking confirmations and presenter itineraries
  • Assist the Festival Director with financial and invoice related administration and budget requirements
  • Upload session content to ticketing website
  • Make minor corrections or changes to Festival website as required
  • Take and prepare minutes of Festival committee meetings for distribution
  • Attend and support Word for Word Festival sessions as required
  • Assist in the coordination of virtual (online) events including involvement with attendees and participants
  • Liaise closely with the Coordinator, Events and Production to assist in the delivery of the logistical requirements of the festival

Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria.  Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description, cannot be considered. 

Applications close Midnight, 12 July 2020.


Coordinator Library Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Customer and Technology, Kristin Twomey
Contact Number
02 6941 2568 or
Snowy Valleys Council, NSW



Coordinator Library Services

  • Reference Number: LIB001
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Package ranging from $3,047.05 to $3,429.60 per fortnight (gross) plus 9.5% superannuation depending on skills, experience and education. Council also offers flexible working conditions and generous leave provisions.
  • Position Description: LIB001_PD_Coordinator-Library-Services.pdf(PDF, 207KB)

An opportunity exists to join Councils Customer and Technology team on a full time basis. As a Coordinator Library Services, you will lead, improve and guide the work of the team and collaborate as a member of the Leadership Group in delivering Council’s Operational Plan.

Key components of this position will include:

  • Coordinate work plans to meet community needs and organisational priorities now and into the future.
  • Monitor, review and report on goals and performance measures that link community needs and organisational priorities to service delivery.
  • Coordinate financial, human and physical resources to enable service delivery.
  • Deliver the services of the portfolio in accordance with legislation, adopted strategies and plans to meet community needs and organisational priorities.
  • Guide the portfolio’s contribution and performance to enhance service quality, accessibility and responsiveness.
  • Inform, advise and guide the utilisation of library resources, technology and in-person engagement to support the continuous improvement of service delivery through expanding channels across the council.
  • Promote information sharing and knowledge transfer to drive evidence-based decision-making, enhance capability and optimise capacity.

The successful applicant will be located at the Tumut Library, with travel to other locations as required. Prior experience or a Tertiary qualification in Library and Information Science is essential.

Salary will be paid in accordance with the Snowy Valleys Council Salary System at Grade 11 ranging from $3,047.05 to $3,429.60 per fortnight (gross) plus 9.5% superannuation depending on skills, experience and education.


To apply please address the Essential and Desirable Criteria noted in the attached Position Description, provide a Cover letter explaining your interest in the role and current Resume/CV.  Please email this information to


Friday 10 July at 5.00pm


For further information about this position, please contact the Manager Customer and Technology on 02 6941 2568 or

Snowy Valleys Council is an EEO employer and ensures the absence of discrimination in employment. Council has a No Smoking in the Workplace Policy and operates a Drug and Alcohol testing program.

Libraries Collections Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Pam Giumarra OR Christine McAllister
Contact Number
(03) 9249 4170 OR (03) 9246 4285
Brimbank City Council, VIC


Libraries Collections Team Leader

  • Reference Number:15250
  • Employment Status: Permanent Full Time
  • DirectorateComm Learn/Participation
  • Location: Brimbank Community & Civic Centre, 301 Hampshire Road, Sunshine
  • BandBand 7
  • Salary: $95,418.17 to $106,158.83 pa with a 9 day Fortnight
  • Hours: 35.00

Position Summary

Brimbank Libraries provide inclusive, accessible and welcoming spaces for people to learn, create, socialise, and share ideas and resources.

Are you ready to be part of our dynamic and responsive team contributing to the ongoing vision of Brimbank Libraries?

The opportunity

Bring your passion for library collections and be part of the progressive library team at Brimbank to provide residents, workers and visitors with access to a relevant and engaging range of material.

This exciting opportunity exists for a motivated professional with strong leadership and strategic thinking skills, and a collaborative and inclusive approach.

Reporting to the Senior Library Unit Coordinator, this position holds responsibility for managing all aspects of the library collection, including: contracts, budgets, workflows, promotion and managing the Collections Team. You will develop initiatives that maximise collections’ utilisation and report on the performance of all collections against agreed targets.

About You

To succeed in this position, you will have a community first approach with:

  • A tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), together with extensive experience in leadership
  • A strong knowledge of contemporary collection development practices and proven experience and high level analytical and conceptual capability
  • Sound business acumen with demonstrated financial management skills, including contract management and budget preparation and management
  • Highly developed project management skills, with demonstrated ability to plan, implement, manage and deliver improvement  in processes, procedures and policies;
  • Great leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate a team in an environment of continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated understanding of reader development principles, and proven ability to work strategically to meet and exceed the expectations of library customers and
  • Demonstrated understanding of marketing and promotion principles in relation to collections.

Applicants must provide a covering letter, resume and a response to the key selection criteria that are listed on the last page of the position description. All successful candidates must have a working with Children Check and undertake a Police check.

Brimbank City Council embraces our diverse community and work environment and encourages 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

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: Do you have a tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)?
  • Essential: Do you have a strong knowledge of contemporary collection development practices and proven experience and high level analytical and conceptual capability?
  • Essential: Do you have sound business acumen with demonstrated financial management skills, including contract management and budget preparation and management?
  • Essential: Do you have great leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate a team in an environment of continuous improvement?
  1. Contact Person: Pam Giumarra | Contact Number: (03) 9249 4170
  2. Alternate Contact Person: Christine McAllister | Alternate Contact Number: (03) 9246 4285

Closing Date13/07/2020

Position Description: available above under Document/s

Application Guide: click here to view

Recruitment Tips Guide: PDF attachment


Library and Museum Officer - Archivist

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
City of Belmont, WA


Library and Museum Officer - Archivist

  • Temporary 12 months
  • Part Time – Minimum 65 hours per fortnight
  • $69,861 - $74,105 pa pro rata
  • Apply

The City of Belmont is seeking a suitably experienced and passionate Library and Museum Officer – Archivist, for our newly built modern community hub, to assist in the retention and management of the City’s Local Studies ephemera and archival collections.

Working Saturday and Sundays plus various shifts throughout the week, the ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge and understanding of information or archival management systems and previous relevant experience working in an Archival, Museum or Library facility with a good understanding of museums and public libraries.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Collecting, accessioning, preserving, documenting and storing archival and historical materials, in accordance with required standards and practices.

  • Assist with the development of guidelines, policies and procedures in accordance with legislative, organisational record keeping obligations and industry standards.

  • Review and maintain cataloguing processes relating to the City’s Local History ephemera and archival collections to the appropriate standard.

  • Undertake search and retrieval action on archival information for internal and external customers as required.

  • Supervision of the Library and Museum Hub - Customer Engagement team members on Sundays, or other staff as required.

    If this is you and you have the required skills, experience and knowledge outlined in our Job Description (download a copy above under Document/s), we would welcome your application.

Applications close Monday, 13 July 2020.

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Children & Youth Cultural Liaison Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Karen Conway, Executive Manager Library Services
Contact Number
08 8930 0210
City of Darwin, NT


Children & Youth Cultural Liaison Officer

  • Darwin
  • Reference: 5124692

Creating great together

We're finding innovative ways to improve efficiencies across Council, so we back people who bring their A-game, think differently and ask questions because they're curious. Here you can carve out a career path that plays to your talents, and we'll provide the platform for you to shine.

A permanent part-time opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced and qualified candidate to join City of Darwin in the role of Children & Youth Cultural Liaison Officer. This is a great opportunity for a process savvy and system based people influencer to utilise their skills and grow our capability into the future.

About the role

The Children & Youth Cultural Liaison Officer will engage with children and young people 8 - 18 years of age from culturally diverse backgrounds who live, work, study and play at the libraries; to build the capacity of children and young people to positively connect with their local library and the wider community; and to strengthen connections between children and young people, the library, local organisations and the community.

The position is rostered to work 21.75hours per week, Monday to Friday 2 - 6 pm and alternative Saturdays 8.45am - 12.15 pm

Key Areas of Service Delivery Responsibilities will include:

  • Actively engage and work with children and young people in the library to encourage optimum use and understanding of library facilities and services
  • Liaise and engage with local community groups and families to promote a greater understanding of libraries and the services offered
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of socially inclusive, innovative and engaging library programs and services for young people (12-25)
  • Build relationships and engage with community organisations and groups at the local level to inform the development of programs and services
  • Actively contribute to the forward planning of the library service particularly in relation to youth services
  • Use innovative methods to promote and market youth programs and projects to connect with new audiences
  • Deal calmly and effectively with multiple demands and resolve behavioural issues involving children and young people in the library in a respectful and consistent manner
  • Provide customer service that supports library patrons in a self-service environment, including answering enquiries, providing information about collections, programs and services, and assisting with technology and digital literacy

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • Certificate III in Community Services or equivalent qualification and / or relevant experience 
  • A minimum of two years of experience in community focused children and youth engagement and support activities

Working at City of Darwin

At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. We know that every person is unique, with a wide range of goals, ambitions and lifestyle, so we offer a wide range of benefits and working styles to suit you.

  • Competitive Remuneration: Total salary package ranging from $68,858 - $73,938 per annum, depending on skills, knowledge and experience
  • Leave: We all need a bit of time off every now and then. At City of Darwin we're proud to offer the generous leave options you need and deserve - whether it's for a special occasion, an unexpected event, or an extended vacation
  • Wellbeing: Your wellbeing is important to us. When we're at our best, physically and mentally, in and out of work, we can truly create great things together. We're here to support you to be your best with a number of wellbeing initiatives

For further enquiries, please contact Karen Conway, our Executive Manager Library Services on 08 8930 0210.

How to Apply

Please go to & click on the Children & Youth Cultural Liaison Officer job link. Other information to assist you with the application process can also be found at this link along with a copy of the position description.

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

Applications close: 5pm, 05 July 2020

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to

Applications Close: 05 Jul 2020

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Executive Manager Digital Solutions and Innovation

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Contact Number
Geelong Regional Library Corporation, VIC


Executive Manager Digital Solutions and Innovation

Permanent full-time, 76 hours per fortnight

Established in 1997, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is a consistently recognised industry leader in Victoria. Leading the way to enable our community to thrive, we take our mission to heart to be an exemplary library service and create opportunities for our community to read, learn, work and connect with each other and the world.
Not only are we the custodians and distributors of accumulated knowledge and resources, we are also leading the way in all things technology and innovation to ensure inclusive access of this knowledge for all of us to be enriched, empowered and inspired in our lives.
We enable a safe space for all users to have the best library experience at all ages and have an incredibly rich calendar of learning and cultural programs throughout our network inclusive of the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, our 16 community branches, 2 mobiles libraries and digital services across 4 local government areas.
We are honoured to undertake delivering on our important responsibilities and proud of strong established relationships based on respect, care and kindness.

Come plan and lead the future of GRLC in the innovation and digital space. As a strong advocate for ‘Libraries Change Lives’, we embrace the role of libraries at the heart of our communities and technology as a strong driver for transformation, innovative service delivery and business practices. We need a leader who understands the vital importance of public libraries in communities and who can develop and implement strategy that enables the community and the organisation to realise potential. Known for our leadership we are ready for another ambitious leap forward with the right person in the role.  As the Executive Manager you will work as an integral part of the Executive and lead a dedicated and knowledgeable Digital Solutions and Innovation Team.The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria. 

Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

Applications close Friday 10 July 2020

The GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.
Geelong Regional Library Corporation values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We encourage expressions of interest and applications from people with a lived experience of disability, or long term illness or injury and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender. We welcome applications from individuals who may be returning to the workforce after a period of absence.

If you require additional support to make an application, or would like to obtain  more information, or seek an adjustment to the selection process based on your specific needs,  please contact a member of the People team on 03 4201 0600 to discuss at any time. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

Team Leader - Craigieburn Library

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Amanda Forde
Contact Number
03 9356 6900
Hume City Council, VIC


Team Leader - Craigieburn Library (100409)

*$89,704 pa (Band 6) plus super *Permanent Full time

  • Broadmeadows
  • Reference: 5116376

Be a leader in one of Victoria's most progressive public library services!

About Hume Libraries
Hume City Council is located on the northern fringes of Melbourne. We have six public libraries servicing a growing population of over 230,000 people. In 2018/19 Hume Libraries had over 700,000 visits and loaned 900,000 items.

About the role
Hume Libraries has an exciting opportunity for an experienced librarian/team leader to lead the Craigieburn and Mobile Library teams. As the Team Leader - Craigieburn Library, you will be responsible for overseeing the successful daily operations, customer service, implementation of programs and ensuring delivery of high quality library services to the Craigieburn community and surrounding catchment areas.

You will lead, direct, motivate and develop staff of the Craigieburn and Mobile Library teams. This position will need to develop and maintain effective working relationships internally and with external providers.


  • Under the direction of the Coordinator Library Programs and People, lead the branch specific delivery of high-quality library services to both Craigieburn and the Mobile Libraries including day-to-day operations
  • Inspire, lead, direct, motivate and develop branch staff at the Craigieburn Library including the Mobile library
  • Actively participate in the planning and general leadership of Hume Libraries through the Library leadership team
  • Undertake regular customer service duties including regular evening and weekend shifts
  • Build and maintain effective, positive collaborative relationships with all stakeholders in the building in which the library is located.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator Library Collections and Promotions on effective integration of collections and promotions into the library and digital literacy programs

Skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications that allow professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and experience in public library operations, service delivery and library management systems
  • Relevant experience in the management of library teams, including active supervision
  • Relevant stakeholder management experience
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for working in modern public libraries and a demonstrated understanding of their role in the community
  • Ability to work within the established Library Leadership team structure and positively contribute to the team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritise and organise work within set timelines
  • Proficient use of all current library management systems, computer applications and software, electronic resources and digital devices
  • Experience working in an RFID environment

Company Profile
Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer
With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information please view the position description or contact Amanda Forde on 03 9356 6900

Applications Close: 07 Jul 2020


Customer Engagement Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nilupa Mahanama, Coordinator Collections and Customer Experience
Contact Number
0447 644 328
Moonee Valley City Council, VIC


Customer Engagement Library Technician

Reference number: 13270 | Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 5 July 2020

  • Permanent Full-Time Position
  • $67, 448.34 - $72,834.06 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Support the delivery of lifelong learning and leisure opportunities

About Moonee Valley City Council

Moonee Valley City Council provides library services at five locations across the municipality: Ascot Vale Library, Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre, Flemington Library, Niddrie Library and Sam Merrifield Library (Moonee Ponds). Services include availability and borrowing of books and other materials, information provision, access to computers and the internet, online services, multipurpose spaces and programs for everyone.

The Opportunity

This position will see you supporting the delivery of a diverse range of lifelong learning and leisure opportunities across the 13 neighbourhoods within the Moonee Valley municipality, including but not limited to pop-up libraries, events and festivals. Reporting directly to the Coordinator Collections and Customer Experience and working closely with Coordinator Learning and Community Programs, you will also provide exceptional customer service to library members whilst undertaking regular library branch and administration activities.


  • Providing excellent customer service to Moonee Valley community through active engagement with library customers at library branches and at outreach events;
  • Assisting customers with the use of technology including computers, photocopiers, internet access, and online resources;
  • Supporting smooth operation of library administration and technical services including rostering support, library acquisitions, phone queries, processing invoices; and,
  • Providing a quality information service and social media engagement for Moonee Valley libraries.

Skills & Experience

  • Library Diploma qualifications accepted by the Australian Library and Information Association essential;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the provision, improvement and promotion of public library services with particular focus on developing and delivering outreach services;
  • Extensive knowledge of online library services, social media tools and strong Information Technology problem-solving skills;
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills with demonstrated customer service abilities;
  • Current Working with Children Check; and,
  • Current and valid Victorian Driver’s Licence preferred.


At Moonee Valley City Council, we provide a number of benefits to our valued employees including:

  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Local Government Employees Health Plan
  • Active social club
  • Novated vehicle leasing
  • Employee assistance programs / phone or in person counselling services

How to Apply
Applications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Nilupa Mahanama, Coordinator Collections and Customer Experience on 0447 644 328.


Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 03 9243 1122.

Selection Criteria

  • Essential: 1. Library Diploma qualifications accepted by the Australian Library and Information Association essential.
  • Essential: 2. Demonstrated commitment to the provision, improvement and promotion of public library services with particular focus on developing and delivering outreach services.
  • Essential: 3. Extensive knowledge of the online environment library services, social media tools and strong Information Technology problem-solving skills.
  • Essential: 4. Well-developed interpersonal and communications skills with demonstrated customer service abilities.
  • Essential: 5. Demonstrated ability to undertake supervisory responsibilities.
  • Essential: 6. Current Working With Children Check.
  • Essential: 7. Current and valid Victorian Driver’s Licence preferred.

Library Services and Collections Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Manager Macquarie Regional Library
Contact Number
(02) 6801 4501
Dubbo Regional Council, NSW


Library Services and Collections Coordinator

Job No: DRC701 | Location: Dubbo NSW

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. 

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 Opportunities

This position is responsible for planning and developing Library and Information Services and Collections across the Macquarie Regional Library (MRL) service area.

The position coordinates the development and delivery of library collections and services that enhance community engagement, lifelong learning and cultural aspirations.

Key areas of accountability for this position include:

  • Deliver excellence in library services and customer experience by developing, implementing and regularly reviewing strategies, policies and procedures:
  • Provide leadership in the development and delivery of high quality services, programs and customer experiences that increase reading, knowledge and digital literacy outcomes;
  • Support the implementation and delivery of the MRL Strategic Plan, Delivery and Operational Plan across the MRL region; and
  • Analyse and monitor the performance of library collection services and programs, including the use of circulation statistics and customer surveys.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Degree Library and Information Services with eligibility for professional members of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA);
  • Extensive experience in the development and delivery of high quality library and information services and collections, preferably in a public library environment;
  • Extensive experience in the review and evaluation of library services, collections and programs to enhance the delivery of innovative library services and technologies;
  • High level of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills to work collaboratively across a regional library service; and
  • Extensive experience in delivering library services outcomes.

About you

You will have a passion for life long learning and value the opportunity to work in a diverse environment with a professional team providing services to the regional community.

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and high levels of attention to detail. Additionally you will be an innovative team player who continually looks for positive ways to contribute to team culture.

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, access to DRC fitness passport program, well being program and access to salary sacrificed child care. Furthermore, DRC offers flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, generous leave allowances and has an active Social Club.

Dubbo Regional Council 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 scope of role and the essential and desirable criteria which all applicants must meet.

This position works 35 hours a week, Monday to Sunday on a seven day circulation roster, which includes working Saturday and Sunday on a rotational basis.


Salary: $82,060 - $95,367 per annum plus superannuation.

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 29 June 2020

Enquiries: Manager Macquarie Regional Library - (02) 6801 4501

How to Apply:

  1. Please Fill out the questions in the application page below.
  2. On the following page you'll 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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