Community and Digital Programs Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Alexis Adams, Library Services Manager
Contact Number
(07) 4783 9800
Location
Burdekin Shire Council, QLD

 

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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 – employment@burdekin.qld.gov.au
  • 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.

Selection Criteria

Essential

  1. A tertiary qualification in Library and Information Management or Information Technology, or substantial equivalent experience across fields including education and community development.
  2. Demonstrated ability to plan and deliver training and learning programs and support and develop a range of community programs to increase library engagement.
  3. Proven and current knowledge of technology including online resources, mobile device technology, social media applications and emerging technologies and their application to community outcomes.
  4. Strong customer focus, with demonstrated customer service skills and an ability to provide IT support and coaching.
  5. Well developed, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of individuals and stakeholders.
  6. Queensland Blue Card – Working with Children.
  7. Class C Drivers Licence

Position Description available for download under Document/s above

Customer Experience Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Melissa Martin or Beth Luppino
Contact Number
0409 230 264 or 0439 814 787
Location
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC

 

Customer Experience Librarian

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Customer Experience Librarian (Parental Leave Backfill)
Bunjil Place Library

Band 5, Part time – 21 hours per week, plus rostered weekends, commencing March 2021 – May 2022
Salary range $40.2479 – $46.8052 per hour plus superannuation

As part of the Leadership Team at Bunjil Place Library you will assist with staffing, collections, adult programs, services and facilities to help ensure that Bunjil Place provides outstanding visitor experiences and build capacity in our communities.

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding CCL Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team based environment
  • A focus on the achievement of CCL strategic goals and plans
  • A strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Experience in staff management and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of future trends in the Library and Information sector
  • Experience working with library collections
  • The ability to foster partnerships with external organisations that extend the profile, brand and service reach for CCL beyond the four walls of the branch

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description. Please email applications directly to employment@cclc.vic.gov.au

Contact Melissa Martin 0409 230 264 or Beth Luppino 0439 814 787 for further information

Applications close Sunday 7th February (6pm)

Doveton Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Beth Luppino or Melissa Martin
Contact Number
0439 814 787 or 0409 230 264
Location
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC

 

Doveton Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Team Leader (Parental Leave Backfill)
Doveton Library

Band 5, Full time – 35 hours per week, plus rostered weekends, commencing March 2021 – April 2022
Salary range $40.2479 – $46.8052 per hour plus superannuation

As part of the regional Leadership Team, you will ensure that CCL provides outstanding visitor experiences and build capacity in our communities. You will manage the collections, adult programs, services and facilities at Doveton Library and foster community partnerships with local organisations. Experience working with diverse and vulnerable communities would be an advantage.

You will work closely with the adjacent ‘Autumn Place’ hub and other partners to activate the precinct.

To be successful within this role you will need to have:

  • A strong commitment to upholding CCL Values and supporting behaviours
  • Proven experience providing positive leadership in a team based environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • A focus on the achievement of CCL strategic goals and plans
  • A strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Experience in staff management and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of future trends in the Library and Information sector
  • Experience managing library collections
  • The ability to foster partnerships with external organisations that extend the profile, brand and service reach for CCL beyond the four walls of the branch

Contact Beth Luppino 0439 814 787 or Melissa Martin 0409 230 264 for further information

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.

Please email applications directly to employment@cclc.vic.gov.au

Applications close on Sunday 7th February 2021 (6pm)

Interviews will be held on Thursday 11th February 2021

Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jess Nichols or Sue Walters
Contact Number
(03) 5949-4600
Location
Casey Cardinia Libraries, VIC

 

Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time)

*Possible secondment opportunity*
Children and Youth Library Officer (Part time, Parental Leave Backfill)
Emerald Library

Band 4, Part time – 19.50hrs hours per week plus weekend shifts (may include night shift) February 19th 2021 to 26th November 2021
Salary range $36.0528 – 38.9514 per hour plus superannuation

The Emerald Library team is looking for a children’s youth officer to deliver a range of programs – Baby Time, Tinies Time, Pre-school Storytime, book clubs for primary school students and school holiday programs.

 The Children’s and Youth team also provide both inhouse and outreach service to local schools, kinders and Maternal Child and Health centres.

 This is a great opportunity for someone with library experience and qualifications and/or a teacher wanting to gain wider children’s and youth experience.

Applicants must include an application letter, supply a current resume and address the key selection criteria contained in the position description.

Please email applications directly to employment@cclc.vic.gov.au

Contact the Emerald Team Leaders – Jess Nichols or Sue Walters on (03) 5949-4600 for further information.

Applications close Sunday January 31st, 2021 at 6pm

Expression of Interest - Executive Officer (QPLA)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
N/A
Contact Number
N/A
Location
Queensland Public Libraries Association, QLD

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Expression of Interest - Executive Officer

1.      Scope

Expressions of interest are invited for the supply of administrative services for the Queensland Public Libraries Association (QPLA) as per the attached specification.

2.      Process

Please complete and return an Expression of Interest via email to: secretary@qpla.asn.au                   

Expressions of Interest must be received by Friday 5 February 2021.

3.      Evaluation Process

Expression of Interest applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Technical skills and knowledge
  • Relevant experience
  • Relevant timeframes for completion of work

Respondents are required to supply sufficient information to allow for QPLA to make a considered evaluation of the Expression of Interest. Applicants must provide a two page response to the criteria under the following areas – technical skills and knowledge, relevant experience, relevant timeframes for completion of work and fee schedule.

In addition to providing responses to the criteria please provide a resume that includes the name and contact details of two referees able to comment on your experience with similar work. Please include their name, address, telephone and email.

About QPLA

Queensland Public Libraries Association is the peak representative body for public libraries in Queensland. QPLA liaises with key stakeholders and decision makers on current issues; arranges training and networking opportunities for members; markets the role and value of public libraries and facilitates cooperative projects.

Administrative Services Responsibilities include:

Core Skills

  • Provision of administrative support to the Board;
  • Minuting of meetings;
  • Preparation of correspondence as required;
  • Preparation and distribution of regular communication to member libraries;
  • Preparation of agendas in consultation with the Secretary;
  • Support with the coordination and administration of events and activities; and
  • Maintenance of Association records and register of members.

Following skills highly regarded

  • Development of content and contribution of ideas for the creation and curation of digital content;
  • Use of social media tools; and
  • Maintenance of Association website.

Please provide information in relation to the following criteria:

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • High level oral and written communication skills relevant to the preparation of minutes, correspondence, spreadsheets, reports and other documents;
  • Good working knowledge of WordPress and/or similar web platforms;
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of records management and archival processes;
  • Ability to work across multiple media platforms – social media;
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of contemporary public library practice;
  • High level planning and organisational skills with the ability to focus on detail and meet deadlines; and
  • Ability to select and exercise an appropriate range of analytical, problem solving and investigative skills / techniques as required.

Relevant Experience:

  • Recording of minutes of meetings and preparation of meeting agendas;
  • Website maintenance;
  • Use of a wide range of social media tools;
  • Preparation of e-newsletters;
  • Experience in coordination and administration of conferences, events and activities.

Relevant timeframes for completion of work

Please indicate timeframes for completion of items including: 

  • Minutes following meetings;
  • Updates to website and use of social media tools; preparation of e-newsletters;
  • Rewriting and editing print and digital copy to improve readability;
  • General correspondence as required; and
  • Response time to QPLA committee members.

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Home Library Technician – Ryde Library Service

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Angela Phippen
Contact Number
(02) 9952 8353
Location
City of Ryde Council, NSW

 

Home Library Technician – Ryde Library Service

Job No: COR869 \ Location: Ryde, NSW

  • Exciting career opportunity to join one of Sydney's most progressive Library Services
  • Community focused role
  • Work in a collaborative team environment
  • Permanent full-time position

About Us

The City of Ryde Library Service comprises five branches as well as a significant online library. Our libraries provide a key service to the community for local residents of all ages, students, visitors and workers.  They are lively, busy places and serve a culturally diverse customer base.

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and conscientious individual to join Ryde Library Service as the Home Library Technician, directly reporting to the Senior Coordinator of Library Programs. You will be passionate about making a difference to the lives of our seniors, homebound and CALD community groups. Your responsibility will be to co-ordinate and oversee the Home Library Service and work collaboratively with the Programs Team to deliver other community events and programs.

You will be committed to a high customer service focus to meet the needs of the City’s diverse community. You will hold a good understanding of the role of public libraries, and the ability to contribute to the continuous improvement and development of library services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a high quality, efficient and effective Home Library Service
  • Use your strong aptitude for readers advisory work for the selection of materials to Home Library Service clients and the co-ordination of external courier deliveries
  • Review processes and make recommendations for improvement in the Home Library Service
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment to assist in the delivery of community focussed programs and services
  • Use your knowledge of and enthusiasm for information technology, and troubleshooting ability for the effective and efficient delivery of Library services
  • Consistently provide excellent customer service

Your commencing salary is negotiable up to $67,198.63 (plus Superannuation) depending on your experience and qualifications.  Please note that this position involves regular rostered weekend and evening shifts.

Note: This is a Child Related position and employment is subject to verification of the Working With Children Check status. The cost of obtaining a WWC clearance is at the applicant's expense. For more information please go to the Office of the Children's Guardian website.

Culture & Benefits

  • Accrue a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Opportunity to sign up and become a fitness passport member
  • Uniform and equipment supplied
  • Learning & Development opportunities (training, opportunities to relieve in higher paid positions, etc)
  • Collaborative team environment who are passionate about the services they provide
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (monthly fresh fruit delivery, skin checks, flu vaccinations, etc)

How to apply

Apply now using our fast, easy to use on-line application process.  Please note you do not need a “password” to use our on-line application system, however, you will need to complete your application without “logging-out” of the system.  

In addition to answering the on-line questions shown below, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process.  Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria. 

Closing Date:  Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 11:30pm. Previous applicants need not apply. 

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or call Angela Phippen on (02) 9952 8353 for a confidential discussion.

City of Ryde is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Community Outreach Librarian

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Communities Services
Contact Number
02 7955 7398
Location
MidCoast Council, NSW

 

Community Outreach Librarian

Job No: MCCLIBExt010 | Location: MidCoast NSW

About the MidCoast Region

From lakes and estuaries to white sandy beaches and national park wilderness our LGA spans the Great Lakes, Gloucester and Manning regions and offers an attractive lifestyle. We strive to be recognised as a place of unique environmental and cultural significance. Our strong community connection, coupled with our innovative development and growing economy, builds the quality of life we value.

Our organisation

MidCoast Council is a workplace designed for outcomes-focused employees. We value, support and develop those who are committed to delivering positive results for our community and who bring a “can-do” attitude to their work. We empower our people to make decisions, to grow and to learn. Our community is our customer and is at the centre of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement.

The role

We are currently seeking a dynamic, customer-focused Librarian to manage a team providing outreach programs to the local MidCoast community. Reporting to Manager Libraries and Community Services, the role of Customer Outreach Librarian will be responsible for coordinating regular outreach and early literacy programs, as well as a wide range of library events. This will involve handling budgets, submission writing, program development and delivery, staff liaison, reporting and evaluation. You will develop networks and strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to best tailor innovative programs to serve the needs of our community. 

The person

To be successful in this position you will have outstanding customer service skills, experience in developing programs and events, a passion for the promotion of literacy and a recognised qualification in Information and Library Studies (Librarian), or relevant tertiary qualification. This position will be managing a team of six direct reports and will require a competent people leader with demonstrated experience in a similar capacity. 

The package: Commencing salary circa $74,000.00 p.a. plus superannuation. 

The benefits:  

  • At MidCoast Council, we aim to promote a culture of flexibility and inclusion. You will have access to our flexible working arrangements, allowing you to experience a positive work-life balance and soak up the sunny coastal lifestyle!
  • You will have access to further development and training
  • Diverse potential career opportunities 

Location: Upon commencement your normal place of work will be the MidCoast Council Taree Library located at 242 Victoria Street, Taree. You may also be required to be based from other Council sites across the MidCoast Council region.

Tenure: Permanent Full Time.

How to apply: 

  • Before applying please review the POSITION DESCRIPTION 
  • When responding to the questions, please include detailed relevant examples of your skills and experience. 
  • We recommend you prepare your responses to each selection criteria in a separate Word document and once complete copy your separate responses into the relevant section of the application form.
  • Click the "NEXT" button at the bottom of the first page of the application form to attach your resume. 
  • You will be able to review your application before submitting it.
  • We will be in touch via email.

 At MidCoast Council, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we embrace fairness, diversity and inclusion.  

For enquiries regarding the application process contact Tara Collins, HR Business Partner on 02 7955 7229.

For questions relating to the position requirements please contact Chris Jones, Manager Libraries and Communities Services on 02 7955 7398.

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd February 2021 at 11:30pm

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Library Officer

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Helen McKissock
Contact Number
(08) 9290 6732 or email helenmckissock@mundaring.wa.gov.au
Location
Shire of Mundaring, WA

 

Library Officer (HR.REC 1.2021.2)

Part Time – 25 hours per week

Shire of Mundaring Libraries currently has an exciting part time opportunity for an enthusiastic and customer focused person to join our team.

If you have exceptional customer service skills and are proficient in using computers and other technological devices, this role could be for you.

We are seeking an energetic customer focused individual to be part of the Shire of Mundaring libraries services team. Applicants will need to have previous customer service experience; a flexible proactive attitude; an ability to answer enquiries in relation to technology, e-resources and information; and be well organised.

Library experience is desirable.

This is a permanent part time position with a salary in the range $62,003 to $65,921 (pro-rata), with an additional 10% loading applied due to the rostered hours worked.

Want to know more? Contact Helen McKissock on (08) 9290 6732 or email helenmckissock@mundaring.wa.gov.au.

How to apply – visit the Shire of Mundaring website to view the position description and submit your application, ensuring you address the selection criteria.

Applications close Wednesday 3 February 2021.

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Library Services Officer (Children’s and Youth Services)

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Lina Hernandez
Contact Number
(03) 8571 1748
Location
City of Greater Dandenong, VIC

 

Library Services Officer (Children’s and Youth Services)

Job no: 973998

Work type: Permanent Part Time

Location: Greater Dandenong Libraries, Dandenong and Springvale

$66,079 - $70,142 pa (pro rata plus super)

Permanent part-time (27.5 hours per week)

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Library Service Officer (Children’s and Youth Services) works within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services Department at both Springvale and Dandenong Library sites.

The primary objectives of the position are to:

  • Support and assist the community to access and use Library services and resources.
  • Deliver high quality Library Programs that support learning, literacy and social inclusion.
  • Contribute to the delivery of excellent customer service through Greater Dandenong’s Library Services.

The successful applicant will have experience in service delivery, an understanding of positive customer service principles, delivery of library services and programs for children, families and young people.  The successful applicant will also bring a passion for promoting literacy, experience working in a culturally and linguistically diverse and busy environment. An understanding and demonstrated experience of current technologies and willingness to embrace and explore emerging technologies relevant to libraries is essential.

Regular evening and weekend shifts are compulsory.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Position Description (PDF): Library Services Officer (Children and Youth Services) January 2020.pdf

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed childcare (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Lina Hernandez (03) 8571 1748
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 29 January 2021

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Digital Content Library Officer – Ballarat Libraries

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Tara Hossack, Coordinator Operations
Contact Number
(03) 5338 6864
Location
City of Ballarat, VIC

 

Digital Content Library Officer – Ballarat Libraries

  • Part time
  • Permanent
  • Band 4 (Library) Salary between $56,929 to $60,964 pro rata per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation
  • City of Ballarat
  • Closing date for this position is Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 11:59pm
  • Permanent Part Time Position  
  • 30.5 hours per week, including working on a weekend roster 
  • Band 4 (Library) Salary between $56,929 to $60,964 pro rata per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation 

 
City of Ballarat Libraries currently has an exciting part-time opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and customer focused person to provide library services to the community.   

You will provide high quality, efficient and friendly library and learning services that meet the educational, recreational and information needs of the diverse Ballarat community.   

This position works as part of a team to deliver customer services, library operations and learning programs and assists in the development and delivery of a wide range of online communication promotions and services. 
 
Key Selection Criteria  

  • Certificate III in Library and Information Services/Digital Content/ICT or equivalent post secondary qualification;  

  • Experience in a Public Library or similar environment;  

  • Demonstrated communication and customer service skills;  

  • Demonstrated knowledge of online communication formats including social media and ability to create digital content.  

  • Ability to work in a team environment;  

  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety issues relevant to work activities and work area.  

 
The closing date for this position is 11.59pm Sunday, 31 January 2021   

For further information on the above position contact Tara Hossack, Coordinator Operations on (03) 5338 6864 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.   

How to Apply

  • Read the Position Description
  • Complete and sign the Application Form
  • You must address the the Key Selection Criteria for your application to be considered
  • To apply, ensure you attach all the below documents and email applications@ballarat.vic.gov.au and include the position title in the email subject:
    • Resume
    • Covering Letter
    • Addressed Key Selection Criteria
    • Application Form

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Equal Opportunity

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. 

We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace.

We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. 

We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.

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