Library Coordinator

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tracey Dunshea, Coordinator Library Operations

Contact Number
 03 8734 2626

Wyndham City Council, VIC


Library Coordinator

  • Exciting leadership role leading our new Truganina Library Lounge
  • Permanent Full Time, Truganina based
  • Salary from $98,346 plus super and a fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

The position of branch Library Coordinator at the Truganina Library Lounge is an exciting leadership role, responsible for the provision of a broad range of high-quality Library services to the community.  Your positive and professional approach will have you oversee the day to day operations of the Library services two Library Lounges; Truganina and Williams Landing and ensure the delivery of quality front line services in line with Library policies and procedures.

Public libraries are even more important than ever to enhance social and economic participation with access to digital resources and support for education and training. As the Library Coordinator, play a leading role in delivering these great services to the Wyndham community!

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality Library services that meet the needs of our community.  We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success in providing the services our customers know and love.

What you’ll deliver

  • Provide leadership, motivation and support for staff towards the achievement of service goals and objectives
  • Positive leadership in a team-based environment as you coordinate and run our two Library Lounges
  • Manage the Library Lounge rosters, including leave allocation and timesheet processing
  • Support and promote the learning and engagement opportunities available at the Library to the Community
  • Work closely with other Library Team members and collaborate with other teams across Wyndham City Council to realise the vision of community participation, lifelong learning, cultural development and well-being
  • Actively participate in the planning and leadership of Wyndham City Libraries as part of the Library leadership team

What you’ll bring

  • Continual improvement mindset, ensuring library services are effectively meeting community needs
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, public library experience highly desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer-centric approach, tailoring library services to achieve great outcomes for the Wyndham community
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of the broader Libraries team
  • Tertiary qualification in Library or Information Management or equivalent
  • Current employee Working with Children Check

Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tracey DunsheaCoordinator Library Operations on 03 8734 2626.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59PM on Sunday 26 November 2023 | Apply For This Opportunity

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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