Community and Digital Programs Officer
Job Vacancy 21/09
The Burdekin is located just 70km south of Townsville, where unspoilt natural beauty meets a thriving rural community right on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef. Famous for its abundant sunshine and rich agriculture, the shire’s most important asset is water. The Burdekin River combined with a massive underground aquifer and the Burdekin Falls Dam make the district drought resistant.
Council is seeking applications for a Community and Digital Programs Officer to develop, plan, facilitate, deliver, and promote innovative STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) related programs, activities and learning opportunities that engage the creative needs and talents of the community.
The key responsibilities include:
- Develop strong and effective community partnerships to increase community access to library services and community development outcomes.
Develop, promote and deliver services and events both internally and throughout the community that encourage lifelong learning and community use of library services and library resources and services.
Implement, promote and deliver learning programs on topics including, but not limited to, digital literacy, information literacy, creative and emerging technologies, social media and online resources utilising the library’s innovation centre.
Contribute to the development of strategic and operational plans in consultation with the Manager Library Services and Library Staff.
Maintain an awareness of current and emerging technologies and trends in the provision of public library digital literacy through participation in various professional learning opportunities.
Applicants should familiarise themselves with the entire position description.
The applicable salary is to a ceiling of Level 4 ($82,016pa) with the commencing salary dependent upon the skills and experience of the successful applicant.
Applications for 21/09 – Community and Digital Programs Officer should include:
- A cover letter.
- A current resume.
- Statements addressing the selection criteria.
- Copies of relevant qualifications and licences.
Applications can be submitted using one of the following methods (Word or PDF format is preferable):
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mail – Confidential Application No. 21/09, PO Box 974, Ayr Qld 4807
Applications close on Monday, 15 February 2021 at 5.00pm. For further information please contact Alexis Adams, Library Services Manager on (07) 4783 9800.
It is essential to respond to each criterion explaining how you have demonstrated each skill or quality and including examples from your work experiences. Short-listing of candidates will be based upon an assessment of how well the following selection criteria are addressed.
- A tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management or Information Technology, or substantial equivalent experience across fields including education and community development.
- Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver training and learning programs and support and develop a range of community programs to increase library engagement.
- Proven and current knowledge of technology including online resources, mobile device technology, social media applications and emerging technologies and their application to community outcomes.
- Strong customer focus, with demonstrated customer service skills and an ability to provide IT support and coaching.
- Well developed, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of individuals and stakeholders.
- Queensland Blue Card – Working with Children.
- Class C Drivers Licence
Position Description available for download under Document/s above