Children’s & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience
Contact Number
(02) 9078 6118
Burwood Council, NSW


Children’s & Youth Services Librarian

Closing Date: 30-11-2023 | Employment Type: Permanent Part Time

$70,680.76 - $83,929.91  p/a Pro Rata + 11% Super

21 hours per week across 3 days during weekdays (to be negotiated) with an additional 4 hours every second Sunday

Burwood Council is going through an exciting period of change and is focussed on delivering re-imagined services to better meet the needs of it's growing and changing community.
Reporting to the Team Leader Learning Experience, the Children’s and Youth Librarian is a permanent part-time role based at the Burwood Library and Community Hub – an energetic and inspiring place located in the strategic centre of Burwood.

About the role
In this role you will support Council's vision and leadership in the delivery of high quality collections, services and programmes for children and young adults. You will engage and partner with relevant Council departments as well as local community organisations to broaden capacity and deliver enhanced programmes that are vibrant and relevant to the needs of our children and young people.
The role will participate in the Library and Community Hub Customer Care Roster.

About you
To be successful in this role you will be passionate and energetic about supporting children and youth with knowledge of best practice, current trends and issues. You will have demonstrated experience in collection development and management of children’s and young adult collections as well as experience in the development and implementation of library programmes targeting these groups. You will bring exceptional communication, interpersonal and high level organisational skills. It is also important to have the ability to think critically and analytically. The successful candidate must have a degree in library information recognised by ALIA

A Working with Children Check is also required for this role.

About us
Burwood Council, located between Sydney and Parramatta is a culturally and diverse LGA spanning across 7km2. The area has a population of more than 39,800 residents living across Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield and Strathfield. With many parks, retail outlets, schools and community facilities to enjoy, Burwood is a perfect place to live, work and study.
We are a thriving, diverse community with a great innovative and progressive organisational culture which is underpinned by strong values and a commitment for customer service excellence.

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Further information regarding this role can be found in the Position Description.

Enquire Today:
Contact: Helen Kassidis, Team Leader Learning Experience | Phone: (02) 9078 6118

How to apply:
Please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum two pages) outlining how you meet the selection criteria for this role.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th November 2023 at 11:59 pm.

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