Library Assistant

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Deborah Hill, Coordinator Library Experience
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Sutherland Shire Council, NSW


Library Assistant

Job No: SSC960 | Location: Sutherland Shire | Apply Now

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • Enrich the community by providing access to information, education and cultural services and promoting learning, literacy and leisure opportunities.
  • Encourage and inspire others’ passion for life-long learning.
  • Assist with the development and presentation of a range of library programs and events to cater for diverse age and interest groups.
  • Be a positive brand ambassador for the Library and Sutherland Shire Council – you will showcase Council’s values in all that you do.
  • Deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Promote collaboration and knowledge sharing for best practice and continuous improvement.

Things You’ll Do:

  • You will be skilled in the use of library systems and in the use and instruction of current and emerging technologies relevant to public library service delivery.
  • Actively promote library resources, services and programs through a range of marketing channels.
  • Assist with the effective running of community programs and initiate programs.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • Work for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.
  • Deliver high quality customer and library services (such as lending, information, reader services, programs, technology and equipment and collection arrangements).
  • Support your team to deliver customer focused, innovative and contemporary public library services.

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit! | Apply Now
  • Get your application in by 10pm: Sunday 25th February 2025.
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated week commencing 4th March 2024.
  • Package:  $57,703 - $61,162 gross p.a. plus 11% superannuation (Salary paid pro-rated to part time hours worked). 
  • Hours of work:  Full Time & Part Time, Temporary and Permanent opportunities available. Applicants must be available work a range of shifts across a 7 day spread, between the hours of 8:00am -9:00pm to support the operational requirements of the libraries. 
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options.

**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, you will be required to produce evidence as part of the application process. Successful applicants are subject to ID checks, Police Checks, Driving history checks, Functional Assessment, Reference checks, Qualification checks, Working with Children checks and Work Rights verification.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the link to check out the Position Description
  • Reach out to Deborah Hill, Coordinator Library Experience for any job specific enquiries
  • Jodi Johnson, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, can assist with any recruitment related enquiries.

About Us

If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.

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