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Library Customer Service Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Marilyn Taylor, Library Operations Manager
Contact Number
02 9392 5897
Location
Inner West Council, NSW

 

Library Customer Service Assistant

Job No: IWC7300 | Location: Leichhardt

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

Inner West Council is seeking a supportive individual who can provide effective provision of library services to customers and the community. This role involves being the first point of contact and helping out in all aspects of customer service in a fast paced customer service environment by assisting members of the community.

Key functions of the role include

  • High quality customer service
  • Assist at the service desk
  • Promotional programs
  • Daily cash management
  • Circulation duties

You will be required to work on the library floor at both the branch and neighbourhood libraries. 

You will be required to participate in a number of library team meetings and activities arranged annually.

Reporting to the branch officer, you will assist in ensuring Inner West Libraries delivers an outstanding library service to its customers. 

This position will rotate between branches and neighbourhood libraries. It is likely the rotation will occur annually.  Rotation is also at the discretion of the Senior Manager should this be required for operational purposes

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

Remuneration

$50,662.56 - $58,686.68 + Superannuation

Some of the required skills, experience and qualifications 

  1. Higher School Certificate or equivalent and willingness to obtain library or information qualification
  2. Proficient computer and technology skills
  3. Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public and a proven commitment to customer service
  4. Ability to work and plan effectively as an individual and as a team member
  5. Ability and willingness to promote and deliver activities and displays to all the libraries customers
  6. Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills

Enquiries

Marilyn Taylor, Library Operations Manager on 02 9392 5897

Closing Date

Sunday 25 September, 11:30PM - Closing date may close earlier due to high volume.

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.

Coordinator Service Development

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Catherine Borazio, Manager Community Learning and Service Centres
Contact Number
0407 053 607
Location
Hobsons Bay City Council, VIC

 

Coordinator Service Development

Hobsons Bay Civic Centre - 115 Civic Parade Altona | Closing date: 25/09/2022

Permanent Full Time – 38 hours per week

Band 8 – $115,877 - $129,574 (+ 10.5% super & RDO)

Situated on Port Phillip Bay around 7km west of central Melbourne, Hobsons Bay is an established municipality with over 20kms of coastline, a rich natural environment, a diverse community and local economy. The city is superbly located, with great access to key transport facilities. With an operating expenditure budget of over $110m and capital expenditure budget of over $30m, it supports a population of around 90,000 residents.

Hobsons Bay City Council’s Community Learning and Service Centres Department was established to oversee the ongoing development of contemporary customer focused libraries, community hubs and service centres and meet the changing needs of the Hobsons Bay community.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced leader to work as part of the Departments senior leadership team, be an ambassador for service development and transformation, support the rollout of Council’s exciting new approach to customer service (known as Council+) and deliver on Council’s Centres of Excellence Strategy.

For more information on Council+ Centres of Excellence see below.

Reporting to the Manager Community Learning and Service Centres, the successful candidate will lead the strategic development and implementation of customer focused, innovative, and effective community, library and lifelong learning programs and services.

In this role, you will be responsible for leading strategy and operations of Hobsons Bay Libraries’ collections, technology, and digital project areas. You will have considerable experience in the management of physical, digital and heritage collections and a proven record of your ability to manage projects, people, budgets and resources.

The successful candidate will bring appropriate tertiary qualifications in librarianship; and demonstrated leadership experience in collections, creative technologies and/or digital services. A proven ability to problem solve; be creative; innovative and flexible; and drive positive change will be critical to success in this position.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 1300 197 944. For further information please contact Catherine Borazio, Manager Community Learning and Service Centres on 0407 053 607.

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and an updated resume and close at 11.30pm on Sunday 25 September 2022.

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment

Hobsons Bay City Council

PO Box 21

ALTONA VIC 3018

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

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Attachments:
B8 PD Coordinator Service Development.pdf
B8 PD Coordinator Service Development.docx

Heritage Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tracie Fairchild, Team Leader Library Services and Lifelong Learning
Contact Number
03 9932 2057
Location
Hobsons Bay City Council, VIC

 

Heritage Librarian

Hobsons Bay Libraries | Closing date: 25/09/2022

Permanent Part Time (30 hours per week)

Band 5 – $73,296 - $85,054 Pro rata (+ 10.5% super)

About the role:

We are looking for a heritage and history specialist to join the Hobsons Bay Libraries team. Located on the traditional lands of the Bunurong in Melbourne’s West; Hobsons Bay has a varied history which includes First Nations, maritime, military, industrial, residential and environmental heritage.

We are looking for someone to provide positive leadership to our Heritage Portfolio and work to support and reflect the history of the diverse and varied communities of Hobsons Bay. This is a unique opportunity to work across history collections, exhibitions, research and events. You will also work regular customer service shifts on the library floor. Previous library experience is helpful but not mandatory and can be learnt on the job for a suitable candidate.

We have some exciting projects on the horizon including a digitisation project, reintroducing our volunteer program, improving the management of our First Nations collection and utilising interactive technology.

This position is predominantly based at the Heritage Centre at Williamstown Library but may run events and workshops across the municipality and may be required to work at any of the Hobsons Bay City Council sites as rostered. Weekend and evening shifts will be required.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 1300 179 944. For further information please contact Tracie Fairchild, Team Leader Library Services and Lifelong Learning on 03 9932 2057.

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and an updated resume.

Applications close 11.30pm Sunday 25 September 2022 | Apply Now

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment

Hobsons Bay City Council

PO Box 21

ALTONA VIC 3018

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Child Safety and Workplace Diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

Attachments:
B5 Position Description Heritage Librarian.pdf
B5 Position Description Heritage Librarian.docx

Senior Manager Engagement and Operations (x 3 positions)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Yarra Plenty Regional Library, VIC

 

Senior Manager Engagement and Operations (x 3 positions)


Located at Eltham, Mill Park and Ivanhoe Branches
Permanent Full-time - 38 hours per week
Band 7 ($104,93-$117,408)

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is an innovative, flexible and industry leading public library service operating across Banyule, Nillumbik and Whittlesea Councils. We make a difference to our communities through each of our 160+ staff, 160 volunteers, 9 library branches and our mobile library and outreach services.

About these Opportunities

We are excited to advertise these 3 x permanent full-time Senior Manager Engagement and Operations positions to join the Public Participation team at YPRL.

The Public Participation Department is community focussed, passionate, energetic and have a positive, pro-active team culture.  Our ideal candidate will build on this culture and must have experience in leading a multidisciplinary team, resilient, collaborative and adaptive to change. You will cultivate productive relationships internally and externally. 

Working closely with the Executive Manager, Public Participation, and other Senior Managers, you will drive engagement with member councils, partners and community, lead a regional portfolio and deliver high level operations for library services in an environment of innovation and continuous improvement.  You will lead a continuous improvement culture and have a strong understanding of co-designing with community. 

About you 

You have outstanding leadership, strategic planning and communication skills. You possess sound judgement and are a creative thinker. You are not afraid to take calculated risks and try new things balanced with an ability to ask questions and seek advice. You are skilled in brokering creative, innovative and strategically aligned partnerships.  

You are: 

  • Enthusiastic about the role of contemporary libraries and aware of the social, legal and financial contexts in which public libraries operate. 

  • A strategic thinker who can ensure operational agility in response to change. 

  • Experienced in managing and coaching staff and promoting a positive organisational culture. 

The successful applicant(s) will also focus on building and maintaining positive relationships with our member councils and work collaboratively with other Senior Managers to ensure consistency across YPRL. 

How to apply 

Before applying for the position, applicants should read the Position Description.  

Apply for this position via Seek.  Please prepare a statement addressing the key selection criteria, which includes specific relevant examples of your work, along with a cover letter and your resume.

Closing: 30 September 2022. 

Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

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

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

Librarian (Casual)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Evelina Dobrowolski, Principal Library and Customer Services
Contact Number
08 9272 0934
Location
City of Bayswater Council, WA

 

Librarian (Casual)

About us:

We are a values driven organisation proud to be serving our community with a broad range of services. Our community is active and engaged, and proud of our diverse culture, green spaces and built environment. We are connected by our vibrant local centres and our focus on creating safe and welcoming places for people. If you are looking to work with an organisation that promotes a positive and inclusive workplace, has a friendly working environment and truly believes their workforce is their most important asset, then the City of Bayswater could be the place for you.

About the position:

Our Librarians are at the forefront of providing exemplary customer service to the patrons of our City’s Libraries.  We are looking for people with a curious mindset who are keen to introduce innovative activity programmes and services for adults and children.  You will also be required to provide effective leadership to Library Officers in the absence of the Branch Librarian and support other senior members of the Library team with the development and implementation of new initiatives.

This is a casual position that is rostered to work on an as required basis at the Maylands, Bayswater and Morley Libraries.  Successful applicants will need to be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends. Successful applicants will need to have good availability over the working week including evenings and weekends.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and contribute to the team’s success.  You will need to be able to manage a number of initiatives at any one time and meet set deadlines, as well as demonstrate your ability to develop, promote, deliver and evaluate programs effectively.  You will need to hold a tertiary qualification that allows you Associate Membership to the Australian Library and Information Association, a current WA ‘C’ class motor vehicle driver’s license and if successful, a Working with Children Check.

What we offer:

A salary of $53.83 per hour (inclusive of 25% casual loading and 10% shift loading) plus super.  Your roster will encompass evening and weekend work.  You will also have access to employee benefits that the City has to offer including:

  • free aquatic and gym membership.
  • generous superannuation contributions
  • training and development opportunities.
  • employee health and wellbeing program
  • location well serviced by public transport as well as free parking

Closing Date: 4pm, Wednesday 14th September 2022

For any further queries about the role, please contact Evelina Dobrowolski, Principal Library and Customer Services on 08 9272 0934.  

The City of Bayswater reserves the right to close this advertisement prior to the closing date. Candidate screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. Applications may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.

To apply click the "Apply" button.

Applicants should include a current CV, copy of their tertiary qualification and a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role based on the Position Description.

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JEREMY EDWARDS
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The City of Bayswater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a workplace that values and foster the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from cultural diverse backgrounds and young people.

COVID – 19 vaccination requirements:

The health and wellbeing of our staff and community is of upmost importance and we comply with all current State public health orders and directives related to employee vaccination. It is strongly advised that all new employees are vaccinated against Covid-19.


Attachments:
COB Enterprise Agreement 2019 (Inside) - Variation.pdf
How to Apply for a Job Vacancy.pdf
Information for Applicants.pdf
Position description - Librarian (casual) - Band 7.pdf

Information Officer (Library Programs)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Richard Grant directly on (08) 9207 8585 or email Richard.Grant@swan.wa.gov.au
Contact Number
T: (08) 9207 8585 or E: Richard.Grant@swan.wa.gov.au
Location
City of Swan Council, WA

 

Information Officer (Library Programs)

Expressions of Interest

Casual        

About the role:

City of Swan Libraries are seeking creative individuals for a casual relief pool of Information Officers. Casual roles may also be used to develop and deliver workshops and programs across our library branches that support literacy, community learning and inclusion.

Reporting to the Learning Communities Manager and the Library Coordinator, the Information Officer primary responsibility is to deliver seamless customer service in the City of Swan Libraries.

Key accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as the first point of contact and provide a high standard of customer service to all customers seeking Library and/or City of Swan information and respond to their request or ensure they are referred to the appropriate City Officer or external agency
  • Assist clients to use City and library technologies and online resources enabling customers to access information on the City of Swan and Libraries websites
  • Promotion of City and Library services to the community through a range of media and face to face interactions
  • Support specialist staff in promotion and delivery of inclusive community learning programs – including, but not limited to – adult learning sessions, author talks, youth workshops, tech-help sessions, book clubs and literacy programs

Qualifications and skills considered advantageous include, but not limited, to:

  • Early childhood/primary education or education support experience
  • Story sharing/telling skills and the ability to present to groups of all ages
  • Working knowledge of early literacy and digital literacy
  • Music and sound recording, filmmaking, graphic design, or game design
  • Customer service skills are essential for all casual roles
  • Previous experience developing and delivering workshops is desired
  • Ability to work proactively as part of a team and independently
  • Sound understanding of the role and value of public libraries

In addition, successful candidates will require the following:

  • Ability to work in line with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions
  • A satisfactory National Police Certificate
  • A current Working with Children Check

About working with us:

The hourly rate for this position will be from $31.11 - $32.93, depending on the skills and experience of the successful applicant.

About the City:

The City of Swan is the largest local government area within metropolitan Perth, Western Australia, covering more than 1,043 square kilometres, and located less than 30 minutes from the CBD. Our purpose at the City is to improve the quality of life for all of the people who live in, work in and visit the City of Swan by delivering our vision of ‘one city, diverse people, culture and places’ through shared values of respect, excellence, accountability and leadership.

At the City of Swan we are committed to recruiting and retaining the right people and creating a great place to work.  We offer our employees real careers, real impact, and real rewards.

For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Richard Grant directly on (08) 9207 8585 or email Richard.Grant@swan.wa.gov.au.

For queries regarding the application process, please contact our friendly People Services team on (08) 9267 9014.

To apply please submit a cover letter of no more than 1 page that outlines your qualifications and why you would be a good fit for this role, and a resume via the link.  

The estimated closing date is Sunday 2 October, 2022 at 11pm but the City of Swan reserves the right to close this advertisement prior to this date.

We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds and encourage applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, and individuals who may identify as LGBTIQ, with disability, a culturally and linguistically diverse background, and people of all ages.


Attachments:PD Information Officer 30933.pdf | Apply

Library Program and Engagement Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD

 

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Library Program and Engagement Officer

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  • Job Number: 498328
  • Division: Community & Environment
  • Employment Status: Part time, Permanent
  • Categories: Cultural Services

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

This role sits within our Cultural Services Department, which includes Galleries, Museums, Libraries, Heritage and Arts and Cultural Activation. Cultural Services aim to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence when delivering exhibitions, information, collections, programs and spaces for our community and visitors. Our department employs approximately 220 staff over 16 venues throughout the region.

About our opportunity

We are currently seeking a Library Program and Engagement Officer to join our team at North Lakes!

In this role, you will plan and implement library programs and initiatives to address local and regional community needs, across our 10 library branches! To deliver optimal customer outcomes, you will also develop and maintain positive relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and community organisations.

As a dedicated member of our team, you will actively contribute to building and sustaining a high performing team environment and enhance the skills, knowledge and capacity of our library team members, with a focus on sharing relevant programming and engagement knowledge.

Note: This permanent part time role is 18 hours per week and this position requires the successful team member to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days per week as part of the ordinary hours.  

About you

We are looking for a team member who is passionate about quality customer service and innovative library programs including STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics)!

You will be experienced and knowledgeable in public library service delivery including, a strong understanding of the diverse community needs and a high-level of expertise in library program development.

You will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to engage constructively and build relationships with a suite of internal and external parties.

To be able to work within the library, it is essential you hold a Qld Working with Children Blue Card and therefore you will be asked this question in your application.

The Details

Term: Permanent Part-time

Please note: this permanent part-time role is 18 hours per week (Wed, Thurs, Fri). There will be a requirement for the successful applicant to be available any 5 out of 7 days as part of the ordinary hours, to cover business needs.  

Location: North Lakes  

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: $46.31 per hour + Super + Leave Loading

Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our mates and construction program.

Position Description 

Please refer to the Library Program and Engagement Officer Position Description for further information.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

Advertised: 01 Sep 2022

Applications close: 15 Sep 2022 23:55 | Apply Now

Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Recruitment Team
Contact Number
1300 242 686
Location
Central Highlands Regional Council, QLD

 

Library Officer

10165 Library Officer (Duaringa) | Job No: CHR114

  • Location: Duaringa
  • Position No: 10165
  • Work Type: Casual
  • Location: Duaringa
  • Salary: $35.05 – $38.19 p/h + superannuation (Stream A Level 1.6-2)

Are you a creative person who is looking for a customer service and community focused role?

Central Highlands Regional Council is looking for a highly motivated, customer service centric individual to support our library team by providing relief support in the Duaringa, Dingo and Blackwater libraries on a casual basis.

As the successful applicant, you will bring a proactive and enthusiastic approach to the delivery of library services in order to provide a positive and welcoming environment for our community.

In this role you will be a valued member of a well-established team and have the opportunity to continue to develop your skills within a supportive environment.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will need;

  • A positive and flexible approach towards the varied responsibilities within the library
  • The ability to troubleshoot and assist with basic technology queries from the community
  • Ability to work autonomously and part of a team
  • Current Queensland Class C Drivers Licence
  • Queensland working with children blue card or the ability to obtain
  • Available to work ad-hoc, non-regular hours

If you would like to join a team committed to providing exceptional customer service to the Central Highlands region, we would like to hear from you.

Working for Central Highlands Region has its benefits. 
We are a progressive region, committed in creating opportunities for all. We welcome forward thinking individuals who are focused on continuous improvement, a sustainable future and understand the valuable role we play in investing in our regional community.  

Benefits include:

  • A generous superannuation scheme – up to 18.75% for employees contributing 6% (conditions apply)  
  • Corporate uniforms provided
  • Salary sacrificing options available

To apply for this position:  

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.  

Please download and review the position description.  

To be considered for this position, please include the following documents: 

  1. A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position
  2. Your resume detailing your career history relevant for this position.

Applicants who progress to the next stage of the recruitment process will be invited to participate in a shortlisting assessment.
 

Eligibility & Pre-employment Checks

To be appointed to a permanent position, you must be an Australian citizen, or have permanent residency status, or a visa permitting you to work in Australia permanently. If you have a visa permitting you to work temporarily in Australia, you may be appointed to a position on a temporary basis, providing the work complies with the conditions of your visa.

Please note our recruitment process includes the following pre-employment checks:

The pre-employment checks relevant to this position include:

  • Right to Work in Australia
  • Medical assessment including drug and alcohol testing
  • Reference checks
  • Queensland working with children check

For a confidential discussion, please contact the recruitment team on 1300 242 686 or register your application by submitting your cover letter and resume.

Closing Date Tuesday 20 September 2022 | Apply Now

Collection Management Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kerrie Kemp, Team Leader Collection Management (Acting)
Contact Number
08) 8384 0655
Location
City of Onkaparinga Council, SA

 

Collection Management Librarian

Full Time – Permanent (Job #01497)
$78k - $84k + 10.5% Super – dependent on relevant experience, skills and knowledge

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  • Fantastic opportunity to join a customer service focused team in a large metropolitan library service
  • Work in a vibrant public library south of Adelaide
  • Deliver quality library services to the community

We are seeking a collection management professional to deliver quality library services to the community.

About the Position

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced library professional to join the collection management team at Noarlunga Library. As a collection management specialist expert, you will be responsible for

  • delivering quality library customer service
  • contributing to the development and maintenance of the collection which includes cataloguing
  • and classification of resources
  • ensuring quality control of cataloguing standards to maintain database integrity
  • coordinating collection maintenance functions and activities
  • delivering cataloguing and collection management training to library staff

About You

You will have well developed customer service and interpersonal skills enabling you to quickly establish a rapport with customers. You will have proven experience, comprehensive knowledge and high competency in cataloguing and classification of library material, collection management principles and statistical analysis in collection management. You will be tertiary qualified with a Degree in Library & Information Management or related discipline.

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Comprehensive knowledge, high competency and previous experience in the application of cataloguing and classification policies and procedures (Dewey Decimal System, LCSH, AACR2/RDA, MARC21)
  2. Knowledge and experience in BlueCloud Analytics and Collection HQ and statistical analysis in collection management
  3. Appropriate qualifications and eligibility for membership of ALIA.
  4. Understanding of the role of libraries in the development of literacy and learning.
  5. Experience in training staff
  6. Sound knowledge and experience in customer service principles and practices.

Working for Council

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Fun and energetic team
  • Generous leave entitlements including 3 additional paid days over Christmas
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Free parking
  • An expansive health & wellbeing program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Salary sacrificing options

If, after reading the position description you have any queries, or require further information please contact Kerrie Kemp, Team Leader Collection Management (Acting) on (08) 8384 0655.

Applicants will be assessed based on their ability to demonstrate relevant experience for the position and alignment with the City of Onkaparinga’s Values and Behaviours.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter telling us how your skills and experience meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed within this advertisement, as well as copies of your relevant qualifications.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, persons with a disability and youth are encouraged to apply for this role.

The City of Onkaparinga advises that the recruitment process includes a medical assessment, confirmation of experience and stated qualifications and may also include psychometric testing. The successful applicant must possess and provide a current Department of Human Services (DHS) ‘Not Prohibited’ Working with Children Check prior to offer of employment.

Please note that shortlisted candidates may be required to show evidence of COVID-19 vaccinations or certified medical exemption prior to attending an interview.

Applications close – 9am Thursday 15 September 2022

The City of Onkaparinga is South Australia’s largest metropolitan council and one of the state’s fastest growing areas. We are a high performing, responsive and innovative organisation that meets our communities’ needs and strives to achieve excellence in all areas. Our workforce of over 800 employees, work together to ensure Onkaparinga remains the best place in South Australia to live, work, visit, play and invest. We’re committed to creating an organisation that is known for customer responsiveness, community collaboration and quality service. Our professional and friendly workplace provides a vibrant environment in which individuals are supported to develop to their fullest potential.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tamara Williams, Manager Library Services
Contact Number
T: 08 8366 9222
Location
City of Campbelltown Council, SA

 

Library Assistant

  • Job type: Permanent Part-Time
  • Job status: Part-time
  • Career level: Mid Career
  • Salary: Grade 2 Year 1 - $66,320 p.a. (pro-rata) + Super
  • Lodgement URLhttps://www.seek.com.au/job/58385755
  • Application close date21 September 2022 5:00 pm

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Job Contact: Tamara Williams, Manager Library Services | T: 08 8366 9222 (Work)

About This Position

Campbelltown City Council’s Library Service is looking for an experienced Library Assistant to work at our circulation desk and toy library in order to assist members of the Community in all aspects of customer service. The position is for 18 hours per fortnight as per the roster.

As a successful candidate you will:

  • Have previous experience in a customer service role in a public library environment (essential)
  • Have a current/valid Working With Children Check or be willing to obtain one (essential)
  • Enjoy working as part of a team to provide a favourable experience for the Community
  • Possess good numeracy, literacy, verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to demonstrate your knowledge of the SA Public Library Network, library practices and automated library management systems

To find out more about this position please review a copy of the relevant job description.

This permanent, part time position classified as a Level 2, year 1 under the City of Campbelltown Municipal Officers Staff Enterprise Agreement No.10, 2021 and relevant Award.

To Find Out More and to Apply

To find out more information and to apply, please visit our seek advert by using the Lodgement URL link above.

We value your time in applying and thank you for your consideration of our organisation as a potential employer, however we wish to advise that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Campbelltown Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Work Health and Safety and Diversity.

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