Libraries Collections Team Leader

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Pam Giumarra OR Christine McAllister
Contact Number
(03) 9249 4170 OR (03) 9246 4285
Location
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

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Library and Museum Officer - Archivist

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
City of Belmont, WA

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Library and Museum Officer - Archivist

  • Temporary 12 months
  • Part Time – Minimum 65 hours per fortnight
  • $69,861 - $74,105 pa pro rata
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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
Location
City of Darwin, NT


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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 https://careersatthetop.com.au/Vacancies/ & 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

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Executive Manager Digital Solutions and Innovation

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
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
Location
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.

Duties

  • 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

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Customer Engagement Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Nilupa Mahanama, Coordinator Collections and Customer Experience
Contact Number
0447 644 328
Location
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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Benefits

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 https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ 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.

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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 hradmin@mvcc.vic.gov.au 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
Location
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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Local Studies Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Gayatri Krishnamurthy
Contact Number
(02) 9424 0873
Location
Ku-ring-gai Council, NSW

 

Local Studies Librarian

Description:

Opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced Librarian to provide Local Studies services to the community.

Local Studies Librarian

  • Salary $80,249.50 - $93,089.84  p/a + super
  • Tertiary qualifications and experience essential
  • Working with Children clearance
  • 35 hours per week spread over 7 days including evenings & weekends

Located 16 kms north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and is set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.

Reporting to the Information Services Team Leader, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Assisting in the development, implementation and review of the training of customers and staff in the effective use of information tools and technologies for local studies research
    • Promoting an understanding of resources held in the Local studies, family history and archival collections
    • Exceptional customer - focused service delivery to library clients
    • Promote current library and digital technologies
    • Delivery of programs and events

Required experience & skills:

  • Degree/Graduate Diploma in Librarianship/Information Science/Archives/Museum Studies or a similar field
  • Experience in collaborative team work with the ability to build and maintain relationships with staff and key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated skills in resource allocation and library information management systems
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Friendly and approachable nature

 How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more? Please contact Hiring Manager Gayatri Krishnamurthy on (02) 9424 0873

Closes: 11:45pm, Thursday 9th July 2020

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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Library Officer Programs

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Thomas MacRae, Acting Coordinator, Library Programs
Contact Number
(02) 9330 9490
Location
Georges River Council, NSW

 

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Library Officer Programs

Job No: GR3282 | Location: Kogarah

About Our Council

Georges River Council is a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. Our council is dedicated to helping protect our natural environment, providing vibrant public places, sustaining and developing a thriving creative culture and enabling people to move around the area easily. We offer access to a mix of housing options, create exciting job and business opportunities. We are experiencing exciting transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. 

Library Services

Georges River Libraries have 79 staff working across our five libraries. All our staff are committed to and passionate about working with our local community to provide them with innovative and accessible resources.

Our public library purpose is to provide professional and open access to information as well as to provide a place for the whole community to come together to share ideas, knowledge and experiences. The way we fulfil our role has been and will continue to be transformed by the changing face of our diverse community as well as advances in online sources of information and digital opportunities. We will maintain a special focus on the principles of sustainability, accessibility and the professional development of our staff.

The Opportunity :

Our dynamic and busy Library Programs Team is currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Library Officer Programs to join the team at our Kogarah Library. The successful candidate will ensure the efficient and effective implementation, creation and delivery of a high quality schedule of library programs and events that meet the strategic objectives of the organisation. The position includes loans desk tasks and roving duties at all Georges River Libraries as required.

What We Offer:

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • Salary from $64,204.83 - $74,390.87 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Deliver innovative services that promote and support our community.
  • Join a dedicated and supportive team committed to excellence

About You:

  • TAFE Diploma qualification in Library and Information Science and/or demonstrated experience in library and information services
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing, promoting, delivering effective and relevant library services, programs and events to a diverse community encouraging literacy, creativity and lifelong learning
  • Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication including summarising data, preparing reports and providing training.
  • High level customer focused approach to service delivery
  • Certificate IV in training ( desirable but not essential)

How to Apply:

If you have made a positive commitment to further your career and you possess the attributes located in the Position Description essential criteria, then please submit your application today! Click on apply and you will be redirected to our website. Please ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.The responses you provide will be taken into consideration for our shortlisting. 

Want to know more?

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Thomas MacRae, Acting Coordinator, Library Programs on (02) 9330 9490

Closing Date: Monday, 29th June 2020 11:30pm

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We foster our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty and take pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

Georges River Council is committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion.We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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Library Trainee

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kerry-Ann Prideaux, Library Customer Service Team Leader
Contact Number
02 9391 7944 during business hours.
Location
Woollahra Council, NSW

 

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Library Trainee

  • Reference Number: S100-20-637
  • Closing Date: 28-06-2020
  • Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Traineeship)

Vacancy Details:

  • 12 month contract, 35 hours per week + RDO every 3 weeks
  • Salary up to $45,393.12 p.a. plus superannuation
  • Join the Woollahra Libraries team to kick start your Library career!

Woollahra Council is seeking an enthusiastic Library Trainee to join our Woollahra Libraries team and undertake a full time 12 month contract traineeship. 

You will be a self-motivated individual and have completed a School Certificate or HSC, but be otherwise unqualified (you must not have previously completed a university degree or TAFE qualification). You will be willing to work full time whilst undertaking the Certificate III or Certificate IV in Information and Cultural Services. In this position you will mostly learn on the job with the TAFE component both online and face to face at your selected TAFE campus.

In this entry-level role, as a Library Trainee, you will learn about all areas of Library Services from delivering high quality customer service, to assisting in the day-to-day operation of the library and participating in cross-team projects across the Library network.

Essential Criteria

• Willingness to enrol in Cert III or Cert IV in Information and Cultural Services.
• Cannot have previously completed a tertiary qualification, such as university or TAFE.
• Enthusiastic and personable approach to providing excellent customer service.
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
• Basic computer skills including Word, Excel and Internet services.
• Demonstrated ability to undertake the physical requirements of the position.
• Hold a current Working With Children check.

How to Apply

  • Apply on line by clicking the link below or got to http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/positions_vacant
  • You will be asked to demonstrate how you meet each of the selection criteria.
  • If you have a separate statement addressing the selection criteria, please upload it as a cover letter and simply refer to it in the online questionnaire.
  • You will be able to upload 2 documents only.
  • For information on applying for Council jobs, please refer to http://www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/council/employment/recruitment_and_selection_process 
  • For further information about the role, please contact Kerry-Ann Prideaux, Library Customer Service Team Leader on 02 9391 7944 during business hours.
  • Our preference is for applications to be submitted online, however, we will accept hard copy applications addressed to Human Resources, Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay, NSW, 1360.

CLOSING DATE:  Midnight Sunday 28 June 2020

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Woollahra Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.  

We value:

  • Respect for people
  • Integrity and excellent performance
  • Professional, quality service
  • Open, accountable communication

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