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Geelong Regional Library

Position Title: Payroll Officer

Permanent part-time, 3 days a week Band 5, $68,774 – $79,087 plus superannuation (pro-rata)

Closing date: Sunday 11 July 2021

About the Role

A new and exciting opportunity is available for an experienced payroll professional to join our passionate and fun People and Business Operations team. The Payroll Officer works closely with the Finance and Payroll Coordinator to ensure we deliver an effective and efficient payroll function to all staff across the Geelong Regional Library Corporation. We welcome candidates with the right skill set and experience to apply, that may need adjusted working hours to suit family commitments and work/life balance. The position is permanent part time, 3 days a week with the opportunity to tailor working hours accordingly.

You have proven experience in a similar role. You possess well developed customer service, time management and problem solving skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and work under minimal supervision.  You also have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and are able to work effectively within a team environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Coordinator Finance and Payroll, ensuring staff are paid accurately and timely.
  • Positively contributing and identifying ongoing and regular improvements to all payroll related practices, systems, processes and documentation.
  • Developing and nurturing partnerships with relevant stakeholders including internally and with the City of Greater Geelong.
  • As part of the People & Business Operations Team, providing efficient and effective payroll administrative support.
  • Demonstrating a commitment to continuous improvement while modelling behaviours in line with GRLC values.

In return, you will receive many benefits from us including:

  • As a learning organisation, we are committed to personal and professional growth and provide ample professional development opportunities.
  • Every single role at GRLC contributes to meet the needs of our community, your role makes a difference for our members.

As a value-based and caring employer, we also offer purchase leave arrangements, carry-over arrangements from the Local Government sector, local Employee Assistance Program, and annual free vaccination reimbursement.

How to Apply

Expressions of interest are to be made to Shane Brown, People Coordinator via

Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered. For more details please head to our website

Further Information

 Established in 1997, the Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is a consistently recognised industry leader in Victoria. We take our mission of a thriving regional community to heart and are an exemplary library service that creates opportunities for our community to read, learn, work, and connect with each other and the world.

Not only are we the custodians and distributors of accumulated knowledge and resources, lead the way in technology and innovation to ensure inclusive access where we can all be enriched and inspired.

We create safe spaces for all individuals and have a rich calendar of learning and cultural programs through our network which consists of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 18 community branches and three mobile libraries across five local government areas.

We deliver on our important community responsibilities and are proud of our strong and established relationships based on respect, care, and kindness.

The GRLC is a child safe, and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We encourage expressions of interest and applications from people with a lived experience of disability, or long-term illness or injury and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender. We welcome applications from individuals who may be returning to the workforce after a period of absence.

If you require additional support to make an application, or would like to obtain more information, or seek an adjustment to the selection process based on your specific needs, please contact a member of the People and Business Operations team on 03 4201 0600 to discuss at any time. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

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