Heritage Research Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Community Museum and Heritage Manager, Alison Russell
Contact Number
0448 128 170
Orange City Council, NSW


Heritage Research Librarian

  • Posted: 25/05/2020
  • Closing Date: 14/06/2020
  • Job Type: Permanent - Part Time
  • Location: Orange City Council
  • Job Category: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment
  • Grade: 9
  • Weekly Hours:  21 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
  • Hourly Rate: $40.4054 - $44.0420 (plus superannuation)

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE

About Orange City Council

Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.


The Heritage Research Librarian is responsible for supporting Council’s heritage programs and initiatives through provision of research, publications, electronic media and the delivery of programs and events as part of this service. This will include:

  • Undertake high level historical research relating to the local area to support Council’s heritage programs and initiatives.
  • Develop written content based on research in a variety of formats including reports, articles and interpretive signage.
  • Assist in the development of community engagement and learning programs, events and exhibitions to targeted key priority groups promoting  heritage services to the broader community
  • Create content for relevant websites and databases and ensure these are maintained, promoted and utilised.

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the position description.


To be successful in this position you will need:

  • Qualifications as a Librarian recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of reference and information services with well-developed research skills.
  • High level communication skills both verbal and written including the ability to liaise and interact effectively with a wide range of individuals and organisations.
  • Demonstrated awareness of current library trends and an ongoing commitment to professional development


Please click Apply. A cover letter is not required, however, there are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. We are also requesting that you include examples of work you have written or researched as part of your application.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Community Museum and Heritage Manager, Alison Russell on 0448 128 170.

Applications close Sunday 14 June 2020.


Please note:

  • Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment an eligibility list may be created to fill the same or an equivalent role that may become vacant over the next twelve months.
  • We only accept applications through the Orange City Council website. Applications submitted through 3rd parties such as Indeed will not be accepted.

Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Sita Chatterjee
Contact Number
02 9424 0427
Ku-ring-gai Council , NSW


Library Assistant


To assist in the efficient and effective provision of library and information services and ensure the provision of consistent, high quality service delivery to the community.

Library Assistant

  • Salary $51,424.00 - $59,635.88 p/a (pro rata)+ super
  • Permanent Part time – 14 hours
  • Working with Children Check Clearance

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.

Ku-ring-gai Library is seeking an enthusiastic Library Assistant to join our Library Services team in Lindfield.

Reporting to the Branch Librarian, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide high quality customer service for both internal and external library users
  • Assist with resource circulation relating to the loan and return of library resources
  • Contribute to the promotion and delivery of programs and events for users
  • Perform administrative tasks and assist in the maintenance of library collections as directed

Required experience & skills:

  • Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Current NSW class C/ LR driver's licence
  • Current Working with Children clearance number
  • Proven experience delivering high quality customer service with the ability to work within a diverse team environment

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 Sita Chatterjee on 02 9424 0427

Closes: 11:45pm, Wednesday 10th June 2020

Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer


CEO – Public Libraries Victoria

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Buckingham, President, Public Libraries Victoria
Contact Number
0405 518 057
 Public Libraries Victoria


CEO – Public Libraries Victoria

3 Year Contract – Full time – 38 hours per week

 Public Libraries Victoria (PLV) is the peak body and collaborative service provider for public libraries in Victoria, with representation through institutional membership from every public library in the state.

 We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic values driven leader, who is willing to help our sector go to the next level.

 To be successful in the role, you will need an enduring passion for public libraries and the incredible work we do in the community. Your people skills will be top notch, you will have a demonstrated track record of building relationships and delivering change through collaboration.

 For more information please download the position description here: PLV CEO Position Description_May 2020

 Applications that address the Selection Criteria will be accepted and considered up until 20th June, 2020. Please lodge your application via email chris.buckingham@cclc.vic.gov.au

 If you have questions about the role, contact Chris Buckingham, President, Public Libraries Victoria on 0405 518 057.


Senior Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Paul Howrie – Manager Community Wellbeing
Contact Number
(08) 9175 8000
Shire of East Pilbara, WA


Senior Library Officer (138)

  • Location – Newman
  • Permanent Part Time position (24.75 hours per week)
  • No Accommodation

The Shire of East Pilbara is a well-established Local Government Authority in Western Australia, which services the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar and Nullagine.
We now seek to appoint an enthusiastic person in permanent part time position of Senior Library Officer. In this position the successful applicant will work under the supervision of the Manager Community Wellbeing and will be responsible for the efficient operation, supervision and coordination of the Shire’s Libraries.

The successful applicant must hold a current WA ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence, Working With Children Check and Police Clearance (dated within the last three months). To be successful in this role, you must have exposure to business administration and activities, the ability to interpret and apply legislation and standards relevant to libraries and have relevant qualifications in the area and/or work experience.
The salary range is between $68,296.38 per annum (pro-rata) and $72,181.73 per annum (pro-rata) and includes the East Pilbara Allowance of $5,200.00 per annum (pro-rata) and a Location Allowance of $930.80 per annum (pro-rata).

  • Business Unit: Community Wellbeing
  • Employment status: Part Time
  • Total package: Up to $72,181.73

Contact information

For enquiries relating to the application or recruitment process, please contact: Chloe Egan – Human Resources Officer on (08) 9175 8000 or hro@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au
For role specific enquiries, please contact: Paul Howrie – Manager Community Wellbeing on (08) 9175 8000

How to apply

Next steps – if you are interested in this position, please apply via our website http://www.eastpilbara.wa.gov.au/about-us/employment-opportunities where the Application Package and Position Description can be downloaded. If you are unable to apply via our website, please submit your application by emailing recruitment@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au Applicants are requested to submit an up to date resume and cover letter addressing the essential criteria no more than 3 pages.
Applications close 4:00pm Monday 01 June 2020.
Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.
Jeremy Edwards
Chief Executive Officer

Download Documents: Application Package (2731 kB)


Corangamite Regional Library Corporation Chief Executive

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


Corangamite Regional Library Corporation Chief Executive

Applications closing on 05 June 2020, 05:00 PM

Corangamite Regional Library Corporation - Chief Executive

Located in the popular scenic and tourist destination of south west Victoria, incorporating the Great Ocean Road region, the Corangamite Regional Library Corporation (CRLC) is seeking a senior executive who will report directly to the Board and lead a diverse team across multiple locations.

CRLC provides library services to the Shires of Corangamite, Colac Otway and Moyne and Warrnambool City Council across eleven library branches, an Outreach Library Service, and online and home library services.

The position of Chief Executive will provide support to the Board and leadership to the staff team in addition to overseeing organisational management and development, establishing and harbouring effective relationships, and driving strategic development and innovation.

The successful person will be a dynamic and forward-thinking individual with an understanding of library services, particularly in a regional and rural environment, have business and commercial acumen, and proven leadership in a changing environment.  The successful candidate will be an effective people person with demonstrated skills in relationship management, stakeholder liaison and staff engagement.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 5 June 2020

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Library Technology Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Arriola, Coordinator Library Technology and Innovation
Contact Number
02 4645 4475
Campbelltown City Council, NSW


Library Technology Officer

  • Reference Number: S100-20-1763
  • Closing Date: 29-05-2020
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Vacancy Details:

About us:

Campbelltown City Council is an ambitious and innovative organisation in a rapidly growing city that is ideally located with easy access to key public transport and road links. Boasting extensive bushland areas along the Georges River, contrasted with vibrant city centres, Campbelltown City has been identified as a key strategic centre for the Macarthur region. Providing a range of services and facilities to a diverse community, we have a cohesive and collaborative culture that thrives on having a positive impact.

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

The Library Technology Officer will be part of an innovative and dynamic team who play a critical role in the support and implementation of library technology and services to our community.

About the role:
We are currently seeking a Library Technology Officer to meet the growing demand for innovative and responsive technology in our libraries. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting in the provision and development of library technology services and digital literacy skills among visitors, customers and staff.

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

  • High level customer service skills, high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • TAFE Diploma Library and/or Information Technology
  • A current class C driver’s license
  • Experience in a customer service based environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong technology and computer skills
  • Experience as working as part of a diverse team
  • Commitment to role modelling our values of: Respect, Integrity, Optimism, Trust and Teamwork

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

  • Permanent full-time, 35 hours per week
  • Salary from $1,128.90 - $1,298.30 per week + 9.5% superannuation
  • Flexi time
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Generous professional development opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Staff car park

Key contact:
For further information on this position, please contact Melissa Arriola, Coordinator Library Technology and Innovation on 02 4645 4475.

Applications close: Friday, 29 May 2020 

Sound like you? Apply now!

Campbelltown City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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Executive Manager, Library Services and Customer Experience

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

Executive Manager, Library Services and Customer Experience

  • Executive, Full-time

  • Permanent full-time, 76 hours per fortnight

The role

This position is available within the Executive Leadership Team due to the incumbent moving to a different senior portfolio in the organisation.
You have autonomy and complete support to plan and future-proof GRLC to continue to serve and impact our community. To do so, you influence and guide all strategy, planning and implementation of world class services across our network, from the landmark Geelong Library and Heritage Centre in Geelong’s Cultural Precinct to libraries across the Geelong Region. As GRLC continues to transform, this is a very exciting time to be joining a high-achieving library team.


As an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, strong strategic decision-making skills are essential as is extensive experience in people management, seamless implementation of planning and operations, change management and appreciation of the role of public libraries in communities.
Under the leadership of a committed CEO, the potential to impact and make your mark is limitless, with responsibilities ranging from:

  • Deliver exemplary customer service, lifelong-learning programs and major projects (we are number one in the State for a reason);
  • Provide leadership in all aspects of Library Services and Customer Experience including services delivered via the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (GLHC), library branch network, mobile libraries, community library service, outreach activity, lifelong learning programs and events;
  • Through your sound advice and active contribution, enable the Corporation’s strategic vision and direction to be achieved through the provision of exemplary leadership, guidance and support on all Library and Learning Services matters;
  • Work closely with your team and more broadly the Strategic Leadership Team to empower them in their life-long professional development.

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 31st May 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 Corporate Services team on 03 4201 0600 to discuss at any time. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

Job Application Guide

Digital Engagement Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
RRL Executive Director, Robert Knight
Contact Number
02 6926 9777
Wagga Wagga City Council , NSW


Digital Engagement Coordinator (RRL022)

Wagga Wagga City Council seeks a dynamic and tech savvy Digital Engagement Coordinator to join the Riverina Regional Library (RRL) team. This new position will transform, reimagine and implement a new digital engagement strategy across our large regional network of libraries.

What we will offer you:

  • Commencing salary of $3,486.36 gpf with the opportunity to progress to $4,183.63 gpf + superannuation.  
  • Permanent full time hours with access to Council’s Flexible Working Hours Agreement
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Training and development opportunities

Your new role:
Reporting directly to the Executive Director Riverina Regional Library, this role is responsible for the redevelopment of the Riverina Regional Library’s digital engagement presence.

The scope of the role includes a review of the Digital Engagement Division structure; website redevelopment and ongoing maintenance; maximising social media engagement; reviewing and implementing digital preservation strategies; optimising the organisation’s Library Management System (particularly in relation to electronic collection management capacity); managing RFID systems; and reviewing digital support arrangements with member councils.

The key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, mentor, challenge and inspire the Digital Engagement team;
  • Challenge the RRL Management Team with suggestions, innovations and continuous improvement strategies to make RRL a digital engagement exemplar; and
  • Collaborate and consult with member Council’s and branch libraries and think outside the square to reimagine RRL’s Digital Engagement aspirations.

What you need to succeed:
The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to the role e.g. Information Technology and/or Digital Engagement qualifications;
  • Substantial experience relevant to the role including development and rollout of digital engagement strategies. Library experience may be advantageous but is not essential;
  • The ability to lead, inspire and manage a team and collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders; and
  • Experience in administering complex IT systems, as well as high level website development and social media skills.

What you need to do now:
All applications must include three (3) documents:

  • Covering letter,
  • Current resume,
  • Statement Addressing the Position Criteria contained within the Position Description (a template has been provided below for use within applications).

What is next?
Applications close Monday, 1 June 2020 at midnight AEDST with interviews to be held in the week commencing Monday, 15 June 2020. 

For more information and to apply, please visit https://recruit.wagga.nsw.gov.au/jobs/

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact RRL Executive Director, Robert Knight on 02 6926 9777.

As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.

Council is an inclusive employer. We strive to reflect the community in which we work, as a result we welcome and encourage applications from skilled people from all walks of life. This includes women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with a disability, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience and people of all ages.

Position Description:  RRL022 Digital Engagement Coordinator Position Description - 4 March 2020.pdf

Application Form:  Position Criteria Template - 2019.docx



Executive Manager Corporate Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Cowell, CEO
Contact Number
03 9088 3471
Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service, VIC


Secondment Opportunity - 12 months

Executive Manager Corporate Services

12-month Maximum Term Full-Time Senior Officer Contract (Maternity Leave Replacement)
Salary package of $158K (incl. Super, Vehicle and Phone Allowance)

About Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service

Yarra Plenty Regional Library enjoys a reputation as an innovative and progressive library service with 160 staff, 170 volunteers and 9 library branches across three municipalities, and a well-established mobile library service.

About the Role

We are looking for a skilled, collaborative and accountable leader with strong and diverse People & Culture experience to lead our Corporate Services team in this exciting 12-month maternity leave replacement position commencing mid to late July 2020. You will provide strategic and operational management of all People & Culture functions across the employee lifecycle, and design and deliver expert People & Culture advice and solutions through the People & Culture Team. You will also provide strategic oversight of the Finance & Administration Team, with a capable Finance Manager in place to manage this key team.

About you

You are an experienced People & Culture Leader with proven experience managing a broad range of People & Culture areas across the entire employee life cycle. You lead by example, have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills and a strong track record of operationalising and delivering People & Culture functions and solutions, including managing resolution of complex employee relations issues. You work collaboratively across all levels of an organisation, build effective relationships and develop a productive and positive culture. You have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field of study such as Human Resource Management or Organisation Development.

Demonstrated experience in a Government context, and experience with enterprise bargaining will be an advantage.

For further information please contact Jane Cowell, CEO, on 03 9088 3471.

To download the position description, click here

How to apply

Email your Cover Letter, Resume and Key Selection Criteria to jobs@yprl.vic.gov.au

Applications close Sunday 28 May 2020.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.

This position is subject to the successful applicant providing and maintaining a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

YPRL strives to be an inclusive and accessible work environment where diversity is valued and celebrated, and where everyone can bring their authentic whole selves to work. We encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

YPRL is a Child Safe organisation and ensures all staff and volunteers have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Police Record check.  We have appropriate screening processes in place including a Child Safe Policy and Procedure, key selection criteria and interviewing and referee screening, which demonstrates our commitment to Child Safety.

Library Technology Specialist

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Briana Elliott - Manager, Digital Services & Innovation
Contact Number
02 4974 5321
City of Newcastle, NSW


Library Technology Specialist

Job No: CN2240 | Location: Newcastle

  • Are you a people person, passionate about delivering exceptional customer experiences working as part of a multidisciplinary team?
  • Are you a systems guru who can draw insights from data across various platforms?
  • Are you an innovator who has experience delivering integration projects or introducing new technology to provide a better user experience? 
  • Permanent, full-time role with flexible work arrangements available, including flexitime and a 9-day fortnight.

Thriving and rapidly transforming, Newcastle is New South Wales’ second largest city and is located 160km north of Sydney. It offers the perfect lifestyle and career environment.

City of Newcastle (CN) is seeking an innovative and customer-focussed Library Technology Specialist to support the delivery of library improvement projects as well as the seamless integration of library systems, online platforms and hardware. From 3D printers to Pepper the Robot, you’ll be involved in a range of forward-thinking projects to enhance digital inclusion within the community.

Your key objectives will include supporting the digital initiatives of the Library Strategy, City of Newcastle’s Smart City Strategy and the Newcastle 2030 Community Strategic Plan; researching and promoting emerging technologies to enhance service delivery; supporting the service to harness the data collected via our various systems; as well as providing technical support for Library hardware and network infrastructure, systems and technology required for programs, events and projects.

Upon commencement you will play a key role in assisting the Libraries to provide community support through CN’s Community and Economic Resilience Package Response to COVID-19 through harnessing data and supporting online service delivery. You will also dive into development work in progress to deliver a digitally focussed new Library space at CN’s new administration building. 

Additionally, you’ll deliver high quality front-line customer service across all service points; will assist with the upskilling and ongoing training of library team members; and will utilise your proven leadership capabilities in supervising our service delivery team.

At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities and health and wellbeing programs. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, flexibility in working locations can be negotiated with the successful applicant.

The essentials you’ll need:

  • Tertiary qualification in Information Technology or relevant discipline; or extensive relevant experience in IT, Library or another related field.
  • Evidence of strong technical networking infrastructure knowledge and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience in managing and implementing computer software systems and sound working knowledge of the systems and functions of all the key systems that apply to the contemporary library service.
  • Successful documentation of procedures and user guides.
  • Experience using SQL, ability to perform data analytics and experience delivering high quality data reporting.
  • Sound knowledge of open source technology integration.
  • Demonstrated customer focus and well-developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills with experience in direct face to face customer service, undertaking projects to improve UX and UI in a range of settings.
  • Knowledge and experience of managing AV technologies and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, work independently and manage competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to lead and supervise a high-performance multidisciplinary team.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

Other valuable skills you may have:

  • Experience in developing and writing code.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and 3D printing design software and hardware maintenance.
  • Experience in design thinking and agile project management methodologies.

Sound like the perfect job for you? Apply Now!

City of Newcastle proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

We highly encourage you to view the full position description, including a useful overview of our Libraries & Learning Service Unit, by clicking here

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2020.

Remuneration: $77,194.18 + 9.5% Superannuation for a 35-hour week.

Contact: Briana Elliott - Manager, Digital Services & Innovation - 02 4974 5321.

The NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 makes it an offence for a person convicted of a serious sex offence, or a Registrable Person under the Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000 to apply for these positions. Relevant criminal, Working With Children and prior employment checks, including relevant disciplinary proceedings, will be conducted on recommended candidates.


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