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Library Assistant

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

 

Library Assistant

  • Package: $39.24 - $39.24
  • Tenure: Casual
  • Location: Gladstone Library
  • Closing 2 September 2022
  • Apply

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. Gladstone Regional Council is committed to a dynamic, proud and diverse future for the Gladstone Region that focuses on working together to balance our region’s lifestyle and opportunity. Our success is built on a foundation of safe, engaged, high performing talent and teams and a values-based culture centred around our SERVICE principles.

Council is seeking to appoint a casual library assistant to contribute to Council’s success.

About the Role

The purpose of this position is to provide an efficient and effective public library and customer service that meets the needs of its community members, and other customers; and promotes positive relationships and communication between Council and the community.

Essential criteria

1. Previous experience, knowledge and skills to effectively serve library clients and/or previous customer service experience.

2. Experience recording, reconciling and processing financial transactions, including cash handling.

3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

4. Sound communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

5. Proficient keyboard skills and experience using Microsoft Office Suite and operating corporate business systems.

6. Must be eligible and willing to obtain on appointment, a positive notice Working with Children Blue Card.

7. Legally able to drive a motor vehicle in Queensland

Why work for GRC?

  •  We are fortunate to live in an attractive, growing region and proud to provide opportunity for personal growth and career development for our employees.
  • We offer opportunities to grow your career within a progressive local government organisation and work in a high performing team that values your contribution.
  • You will be rewarded with a competitive salary including generous superannuation and a flexible roster that supports a generous work-life balance.
  • We offer a range of employee benefits including free physiotherapy, support services and discounted health cover and fitness memberships. 

Please be advised that the preferred candidate for this position, as a condition of employment, may be required to complete a criminal history check, a pre-employment medical or a skills assessment.

Council is committed to connecting with the Gladstone Regional community which values diversity and inclusion and encourages you to bring your whole self to work.  First Nations people are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date

12 noon Friday 2 September 2022.

Digital Project Lead

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Katherine McNaughton
Contact Number
0499 584 673
Location
Maitland City Council, NSW

 

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Digital Project Lead

Are you looking to combine your skills for digital innovation with a passion for cultural customer experiences?  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of innovating the design of Maitland Libraries systems and services.

Maitland City Council is going through an exciting period of change, with a focus on exceptional Customer Experience, both now and through planning for the future.  As part of this, Maitland Libraries is seeking a Digital Project Lead to be part of evolving our services to facilitate an innovative, inclusive and impact measured service for our community.
 

About the role

The Digital Project Lead role is responsible for the delivery of digital library systems and innovated system functionality creating seamless customer experiences that reflect community interests and priorities as well as promote connection, learning and growth.

This role provides a unique opportunity for an experienced Digital Project Lead to be part of the design and delivery of our libraries digital services with a particular focus on continuous improvement projects that enhance useability and connectivity of library systems. 

Importantly the Digital Project Lead will champion principles of digital inclusion in our libraries to improve useability for a diverse community of users and members. This role will collaborate with, and build relationships across, the organisation with key stakeholders including Council’s Digital Transformation team.  

This position provides customer experiences in a variety of ways and will include customer service shifts across a 6 day (Monday to Saturday), day and evening roster.

You

To be successful in this role, you will possess tertiary qualifications in project management, library and information systems, business administration /or relevant contemporary experience in project management, coupled with relevant education/training.

You will have demonstrated experience supporting a culture of continuous improvement and the development and delivery of digital projects, working with a range of contemporary applications and demonstrated capacity to innovate and adapt current services for future needs.

Benefits

This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week with a salary range of $81,834 up to 90,836 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 10.5% p.a. super. Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Fitness Passport
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Long service leave after 5 years

Questions?

Should you have any questions about the position, please contact Katherine McNaughton on 0499 584 673.

Application closing date extended: 11 September 2022

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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QPLA 2022 Conference 12-14 October 2022

Event Dates
Event Type
Conference
Event Location
Bundaberg Multiplex from 12-14 October 2022
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Bundaberg Regional Council Libraries are pleased to host the QPLA 2022 Conference at the Bundaberg Multiplex from 12-14 October 2022. The conference theme of Evoke: Empower, Inspire, Connect focuses on the key topics of diversity, inclusion, and resilience.  Our aim is to evoke the strength and power of our Queensland public libraries with speakers and experiences that empower, inspire, and connect.

The Bundaberg Multiplex Sport and Convention Centre is a purpose-built, centrally located venue with multiple and flexible spaces for conferences, exhibitions, and other events. It is located 10 minutes from the airport and 5-10 minutes from the train station, Bundaberg Library, and a selection of accommodation in and around the CBD.

The historic sugar cane city of Bundaberg is located just a 4.5-hour drive north of Brisbane and is perfectly positioned next to some of Australia’s most extraordinary islands. To the south, you’ll find the world’s largest sand island, K’gari (Fraser Island), and just a short boat ride away sits the Southern Great Barrier Reef where phenomenal marine life encircles the waters surrounding Lady Elliot and Lady Musgrave islands. On the mainland, watch baby turtles hatch at Mon Repos, have some fun with rum at the Bundaberg Distillery, and explore 140 kilometres (87 miles) of glistening white beaches.

The Bundaberg region is known for its beautiful beaches from Bargara to Woodgate and in between; the charming hinterland towns of Childers and Gin Gin; the turtles at Mon Repos; close access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef; and of course, its famous food and beverage produce. Beverages including Bundaberg Rum, Kalki Moon gin, and Bundaberg Brewed Drinks are beloved local flavours. Our fresh and delicious produce including macadamias, strawberries, and a host of other fruits and vegetables, makes our region a dynamic food bowl.

The Bundaberg region is very much a destination where you can “Come for the conference, stay for the vacation”.

Discounted accommodation rates are available when you mention QPLA Conference 2022.

Burnett Riverside Hotel 10% discount to Conference Delegates. Kacy’s Bargara Beach Motel $165 per night for a single/couple with a queen bed. This rate is by phone only and not available online.

Get started on your planning your visit here:

For more information, please contact QPLA at conference@qpla.asn.au

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Information Services & Programs Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Analise Wright
Contact Number
(03) 5950 1230
Location
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council (Rosebud Library), VIC

 

Information Services & Programs Librarian

  • Job Identification: 100812
  • Job Category: Information and Knowledge Management
  • Location: Rosebud Library
  • Apply Before:31/08/2022, 06:00 PM
  • Job Schedule: Part time

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 900 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Information Services & Programs Librarian

  • Permanent Part-Time (63 hours per fortnight)
  • Libraries Band 5 - $73,333.34 (pro rata) per annum plus superannuation
  • Based at our Rosebud library, but may be required to work across the library service
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

Mornington Peninsula Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where life-long habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.

Situated primarily at our Rosebud library on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Information Services & Programs Librarian is responsible for the delivery of effective information and customer services, and the development and delivery of positive, interactive programs and activities that engage all members of the community in lifelong learning, digital literacy and technology, reader development and literacy outcomes.

The Information Services & Programs Librarian may be rostered as the Officer in Charge ensuring the effective delivery of customer service and daily operations of the branch are met. This involves leading the team, prioritising tasks, making decisions, and dealing with issues that may arise.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You can lead and supervise Library Services & Programs Officers and volunteers to develop an effective, cooperative, and cohesive work team who are committed to providing quality customers focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Provide excellent customer service through the provision of information and reader development services.
  • Assist customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Coordinate and participate in the management of an effective floating collection of library materials and ensure the library collection is presented in a positive manner to maximise library borrowing
  • Working with other team members and under the direction of the LSC, plan, research, recommend and implement regular programs and initiatives to encourage participation of all community members in Our Library, including outreach programs.
  • Evaluate activities and programs annually and recommend program changes and initiatives presented to the Library Leadership Team.
  • Support collection development through recommendations and input into directions.
  • Participate as a senior branch team member (OIC) to support the LSC in leading the day-to-day delivery of services and operational matters.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Graduate Diploma or Degree library qualification as recognised by ALIA.
  • Well-developed communication, and interpersonal skills, together with a dedication to high quality customer service
  • Extensive skills in information technology applications, social media, information retrieval and troubleshooting issues.
  • Extensive successful experience in a frontline customer service role.
  • Experience in leading and supporting team members.
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable and informal on the job training is necessary for competent performance
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, develop and deliver programs and events
  • Well-developed time management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience in local government, government or large and complex organisations
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role. 

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for

Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, 31 August 2022.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Analise Wright on (03) 5950 1230

APPLY NOW

Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Fiona MacNaughton OR Analise Wright
Contact Number
(03) 5950 1820 or (03) 5950 1230
Location
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council (Mornington Library), VIC

 

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Job Identification: 100811
  • Job Category: Information and Knowledge Management
  • Location: Mornington Library
  • Apply Before: 31/08/2022, 06:00 PM
  • Job Schedule: Part time

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 900 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Permanent Part-Time (35 hours per fortnight) x TWO one at Mornington and one Rosebud
  • Libraries Band 4 - $66,853.80 (pro rata) per annum plus superannuation
  • Based at our Mornington/Rosebud library, but may be required to work across the library service
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

Mornington Peninsula Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where life-long habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.

Situated primarily at our Mornington/Rosebud library on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Library Services & Programs Officer provides outstanding customer service to library customers and supports the library team in delivering an exceptional and engaging service to the Mornington Peninsula community and its visitors.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You will be a member of an effective, cooperative, and cohesive Libraries team who are committed to providing quality customer focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service outcomes and communicate in a positive manner with both customers and staff, as per the Shire’s Code of Conduct.
  • Help customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Provide help and advice to customers in locating and obtaining information, referring to specialist staff or alternative sources of information when necessary.
  • Provide support to specialist staff in meeting the reading and information needs of library customers.
  • Collect, process and reconcile payments at front of house customer service and self-service stations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of library services, programs and events that support lifelong learning, digital literacy/technology, reader development and literacy outcomes, including set up, crowd control and event promotion.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to a collection of materials that meets the needs of the community by assisting with the circulation, maintenance, and physical repairs of the library collection.
  • Support the issuing and returning of library materials through the library management system.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the library including shelving, tidying and display maintenance.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Diploma library qualification as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent qualification appropriate to the position or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in local government or other complex organisations is desirable
  • Substantial experience in frontline customer service
  • Substantial experience in IT applications
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role. 

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for

Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, 31 August 2022

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Mornington: Fiona MacNaughton on (03) 5950 1820 and Rosebud: Analise Wright on (03) 5950 1230

APPLY NOW

Library Services & Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Analise Wright
Contact Number
03) 5950 1230
Location
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council (Hastings Library), VIC

 

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Job Identification: 100809
  • Job Category: Information and Knowledge Management
  • Location: Hastings Library
  • Apply Before: 31/08/2022, 06:00 PM
  • Job Schedule: Full time

Job Description

Mornington Peninsula Shire is Victoria's destination municipality, characterised by unique townships, highly productive agriculture, world renowned landscapes, tourist regions, and areas of national and international conservation significance within a vital Green Wedge.

The Shire is responsible for a broad range of infrastructure and community services that support the wellbeing and prosperity of our diverse community. With approximately 900 employees, Mornington Peninsula Shire is a busy and vibrant workplace.

Library Services & Programs Officer

  • Permanent Full-Time (35 hours per week)
  • Band 4A - $66,853.80 per annum plus superannuation
  • Based at our Hastings/Somerville libraries,, but may be required to work across other sites
  • You’re passionate about public libraries and you thrive in a responsive and innovative culture with a ‘can-do’ team spirit.

About the role

Mornington Peninsula Libraries is a dynamic public library service, providing a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where life-long habits of learning and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where library users can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.

Situated at our Hastings/Somerville libraries, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Library Services & Programs Officer provides outstanding customer service to library customers and supports the library team in delivering an exceptional and engaging service to the Mornington Peninsula community and its visitors.

You are a self-starter who contributes to a responsive, innovative, and forward-looking culture by encouraging and promoting a ‘can-do’ team spirit. You will be a member of an effective, cooperative, and cohesive Libraries team who are committed to providing quality customer focused service to all library users.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Consistently deliver exceptional customer service outcomes and communicate in a positive manner with both customers and staff, as per the Shire’s Code of Conduct.
  • Help customers to access online library services, products and other technologies and provide training and support through formal or informal training programs.
  • Provide help and advice to customers in locating and obtaining information, referring to specialist staff or alternative sources of information when necessary.
  • Provide support to specialist staff in meeting the reading and information needs of library customers.
  • Collect, process and reconcile payments at front of house customer service and self-service stations.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of library services, programs and events that support lifelong learning, digital literacy/technology, reader development and literacy outcomes, including set up, crowd control and event promotion.
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement by providing input into the review and development of strategies, plans, policies, standards, and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to a collection of materials that meets the needs of the community by assisting with the circulation, maintenance, and physical repairs of the library collection.
  • Support the issuing and returning of library materials through the library management system.
  • Support the day-to-day operations of the library including shelving, tidying and display maintenance.

Skills, experience, and other requirements

  • Diploma library qualification as recognised by the Australian Library and Information Association, or equivalent qualification appropriate to the position or substantial experience in a similar role.
  • Experience in local government or other complex organisations is desirable
  • Substantial experience in frontline customer service
  • Substantial experience in IT applications
  • Relevant prior experience in public libraries is desirable
  • An Employee Working with Children Check
  • Preparedness to undertake an Australian Criminal History Check
  • Preparedness to undertake a fitness to work assessment
  • A valid Driver’s Licence

Please review the Position Description in full, for specific information about this role. 

To apply

It is a condition of employment that all MPS employees declare their Covid-19 Vaccination status. The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated for

Covid-19 to MPS as part of the pre-employment process.

Click 'Apply' this will take you to the job listing on our job application portal where you can commence the application process. Please provide your CV and a one-page cover letter addressing the position criteria by 6pm, 1 September 2022

The Mornington Peninsula Shire is committed to creating a diverse and safe environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and Child Safe employer. We welcome applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a disability, and/or a form a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights.

Make contact: For a confidential discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Analise Wright on (03) 5950 1230

APPLY NOW

Richmond Tweed Regional Library Manager 

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Kate Eastham
Contact Number
T: 02 66250411 or E: kate.eastham@lismore.nsw.gov.au
Location
Lismore City Council, NSW

 

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Richmond Tweed Regional Library Manager 

Job No:LCC954 | Location:Lismore, NSW

THE IMPORTANT STUFF:

  • Full Time: 35 hour week. 
  • Salary: Annual salary range from $108,070.00 to $124,281.00 + superannuation 
  • Full position description: Click here
  • Contact: For a confidential discussion please contact Kate Eastham on 02 66250411 or kate.eastham@lismore.nsw.gov.au.
  • Closing Date: Monday 5 September 2022 at 9:00am
  • Apply Now

WHO WE ARE:

RTRL OVERVIEW

Lismore City Council is the Executive Council of RTRL and employ all staff. The Richmond Tweed Regional Library has a simple mission: to create an environment where people can discover, connect and escape with knowledge, ideas and stories.

We want to help our community expand their mind, broaden their horizons and learn new things. Whether it’s finding a great story to read, accessing online services or joining a playgroup, we are here to support our community and provide free services that make life better by responding to community needs and interests.

The organisation: We are committed to making a valuable difference in the community in which we live, work and play. We are a diverse organisation that is made up of many disciplines all working towards the same end goal. We offer a broad range of career opportunities for everyone and encourage and support our teams to develop their skills and build their careers here in the Northern Rivers.

To find out more about our diverse and colourful region, click here.

ABOUT THIS POSITION

We are seeking an experienced professional and inspiring leader to manage Richmond Tweed Regional Libraries (RTRL). RTRL is a group made up of four regional councils that oversee and administer the Libraries in the local Government areas of Tweed, Byron Bay, Ballina and Lismore. This position will play a key role in ensuring projects and change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer the Manager RTRL will proactively lead the Team and provide strong management and leadership to the functional areas of Regional Library services.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Manager will ensure the library management planning and performance of the organisation is aligned with the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework.

This position will partner with the Executive and Senior Leadership Team to drive a values based culture of high performance and engagement to foster a high standard of service delivery to the organisation and community. 

YOU ARE:

  • An experienced and effective leader
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Highly organised with good time management skills
  • Someone who thrives in a busy challenging environment
  • An expert communicator 
  • A professional with relevant qualifications

YOU WILL:

  • Provide leadership and effectively manage operations and performance across the Regional Library Service.
  • Ensure the service outlined in the Service Level Agreements with each participating council is met and where possible exceeded.
  • Provide expert advice to both internal and external customers.
  • Ensure systems are continually reviewed to reflect best practice in library management.
  • Respond to community needs by delivering programs that reflect these needs.
  • Has a track record of leading successful projects on time and on budget and bringing all stakeholders on the journey.
  • An excellent communicator and influencer, who listens to others, puts forward ideas and encourages the views of others.
  • Leads innovation through technology to drive ideas, help develop and deliver a technology strategy for libraries and enhance digital access for engaged communities. We want to remain a modern and technology-enabled library network, that ensures we are constantly finding new and innovative ways to provide library services.
  • Leads their team to achieve excellence through service delivery benchmarks and is committed to innovation and improvement; and
  • Manages and is accountable for the financial, legal, physical and human resources for the team within agreed budgets, time-frames and reporting standards.

PLEASE NOTE:

Conditions of Employment: Conditions of employment are in the Local Government (State) Award and relevant Council policy, procedures and agreements 

Pre-employment Screening: Lismore City Council adheres to the guidelines and advice outlined by NSW Health in relation to COVID-19 related legislation. 

There will be a series of pre-employment checks including health assessments (includes Confidential Medical Statement) and receipt of copies of relevant qualifications and reference checks. We will also require a criminal history check.

Working with Children Check

In accordance with the requirement for ‘Working with Children' anyone starting a new, paid job in child-related work must apply for the Working With Children Check (WWCC). This is a requirement for this position and it is the responsibility of the successful applicant to have undertaken the WWCC and the ‘Clearance to Work with Children’ provided to Council prior to commencement. For further information on how to apply please refer to the Office of Children's Guardian website.

No paper applications will be accepted therefore all applications are to be submitted online through Council's portal prior to the deadline outlined above.

We are no longer accepting late applications therefore please allow yourself enough time to submit your application prior to the deadline outlined above.

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Library Technician

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
02 4645 5637
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Library Technician

SALARY: $1,149.85 - 1,317.43 pw + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Oran Park Library

  • Enjoy a 35 hour working week
  • Flexibility through flex leave provisions
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Ample free parking
  • Join an organisation committed to offering and supporting professional career development

This exciting opportunity is for an enthusiastic, motivated and talented staff member, who is passionate about customer service, helping the community and all things library! You will use your library expertise to ensure the delivery of high quality library services to our growing and diverse community.

Essential:

  • Current high level digital literacy skills, with the confidence to support customers with diverse technology including online and virtual collections and services, across multiple devices, platforms, apps and software
  • Demonstrated library experience
  • Demonstrated communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies
  • Current Drivers Licence and Working with Children Check

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of library practices and current trends in libraries
  • Cataloguing experience
  • Knowledge and experience in Libraries Australia and TROVE

To meet Council’s WHS requirements and in accordance with Council’s Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication.

Note: “The above position has been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working With Children Check. For more information visit http://kids.nsw.gov.au/kids/working/newcheck. Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.”   

Further Information: Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services on 02 4645 5637

Closing Date for above position: 05/09/2022

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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Library Assistant

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services
Contact Number
02 4645 563
Location
Camden Council, NSW

 

Library Assistant

SALARY: $583.85 - $667.08 pw + Super 

Work Type: Permanent Part Time - 20 hpw - (5 x 4 hours across 5 days)

Location: Camden Libraries - Initially based at Camden Library

  • Enjoy a 20 hour working week
  • Health program including free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options
  • Ample free parking
  • Join an organisation committed to offering and supporting professional career development

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community.

Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate Library professional looking to have a direct impact on your community? If so, we are looking for a Library Assistant to support our rapidly growing library services in our professional, friendly, and dynamic team. With over 50% of Camden’s population being registered as library users, this is a valued service within the local community.

You will have the opportunity to work from multiple state-of-the-art facilities, in a programs based environment that includes alternative lending collections, in a truly customer-focused workplace.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation.

Essential:

  • Demonstrated work experience in a customer service environment
  • General knowledge of library policies and practices
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment with a customer focus
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment including new technologies

Note: “The above position has been identified as a Child-Related position under the Child Protection laws in NSW. Applicants will be required to obtain hold a Working With Children Check. For more information visit http://kids.nsw.gov.au/kids/working/newcheck. Prohibited Persons are not eligible to apply.” 

To meet Council's WHS requirements and in accordance with Council's Covid-19 Safety Plans, this position has been identified via risk assessment to be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication. If a medical contraindication certificate is provided, it will be assessed against a risk assessment and the decision of whether Council accepts the medical contraindication certificate, will be based on operational needs.

Further Information: Wendy Wilkins, Team Leader Library Services on 02 4645 5637.

Closing Date for above position: 05/09/2022

Position Description: For full position description details click here

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Library Systems Support Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Olga Avramenko - Systems and Business Team Leader
Contact Number
T: 02 9391 7930 during business hours
Location
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Library Systems Support Officer

Reference Number: S100-22-841 | Closing Date: 04-09-2022 | Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

  • $76,397.06 to $94,808.07 plus superannuation
  • Permanent full time position with a rostered day off (RDO) every three weeks
  • Located at Double Bay Library, short walk from Edgecliff train stations

About the role

Woollahra Council has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Support Officer to join our Woollahra Libraries team on a permanent full-time basis.

As the Library Systems Support Officer, you will work closely with the Library Systems Support Specialist to provide IT support and training for the staff and customers, troubleshoot library technology, liaise with system suppliers and Council Information Technology staff, prepare statistics as required and assist in implementation of new technology according to the Library Technology Plan and Woollahra Libraries Strategic Plan.

In addition, you will actively participate in the library customer service floor shift roster and work on the library floor to assist library customers with general request and deliver exceptional customer service. 

About you

We are looking for a self-motivated and innovative professional with exceptional IT skills and problem solving skills who is enthusiastic about to providing excellent customer service to the community. You will be a high achiever with:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant equivalent professional experience and training.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting a Library Management System and related technologies in public access environments or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and skills in data extraction, manipulation and statistical analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting PC hardware, software, tablets and other technology. 
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to review work processes and systems.
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver training to staff and customers in the use of technology.
  • An enthusiastic and engaging approach to providing excellent customer service.
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as both a team member and independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous self-improvement as well as a positive approach to change, flexibility and adaptability in the work environment.
  • Current Working with Children Check or willing to obtain.
  • Current C drivers licence.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in public libraries and /or experience in supporting a Library Management System and library related technologies.
  • Demonstrated understanding of reporting software e.g. Crystal Reports.
  • Working knowledge of current and innovative technology trends that can be applied to a library environment.

What’s in it for you?

We promote equal access to opportunities within the organisation and we pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment.

We are dedicated to looking after our staff, because if we look after our people, we will be better placed to look after our community.

Eligible staff will be entitled to some of the following benefits:

  • Three weekly RDO
  • Subsidised gym membership through Fitness Passport with access to 810+ fitness facilities
  • Generous personal leave provisions (E.g. Long Service Leave after 5 years’ of continuous service, Parental Leave, Health & Wellbeing Days, Study Leave)
  • High quality training and development opportunities

How to apply

  • Apply online by clicking the link below.
  • 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 Olga Avramenko - Systems and Business Team Leader on 02 9391 7930 during business hours. 

CLOSING DATE: 11:59pm on Sunday, 04 September 2022

Woollahra Council is committed to responding to its responsibilities under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 in undertaking all measures that are reasonably practical to ensure the health and safety of all our workers. As of 1st December 2021, new employees must be fully vaccinated (minimum two doses) with an approved COVID-19 vaccine and provide evidence seven days prior to commencement.

Should an applicant indicate that they wish to seek an exemption on medical or other grounds, they will need to provide evidence of their circumstances such as an accepted certified medical contraindication.

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

We are committed to reconciliation and strongly encourage all applicants, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, young people, mature aged workers, LGBTIQ and other minority groups to apply.  

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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