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Wyndham City Libraries

Position Title: Library Coordinator (Hoppers Crossing)

Permanent full-time hours, based at Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre, Salary from $93,157.37 plus super and fortnightly RDO

Closing date: 11:59pm Sunday, 18 July 2021

About the Role

The position of branch Library Coordinator at the Hoppers Crossing Library 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 branch and ensure the delivery of quality front line services in line with Library policies and procedures.

In the new ‘COVID normal’, 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 one of our busiest libraries
  • Manage the branch roster 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
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind
How to Apply

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by view the information on our website https://recruitment.wyndham.vic.gov.au/careers and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Tracey DunsheaCoordinator Library Operations on 8734 2626.

Wyndham City Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Moonee Valley Libraries

Position Title: Digital Learning & Programs Librarian

Permanent Full-Time 35 hours per week Band LIB5: $74,423.63 per annum plus 10% superannuation. Salary commensurate with experience.

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 18 July 2021

About the Role

As part of the Library and Learning team you will provide excellent customer service to library users with a particular focus on delivering programs that meet the technology and digital learning needs of our diverse community.

Based at Niddrie Library you will provide high quality customer service to library users. As an experienced and motivated Digital Learning and Programs Librarian, you also will maintain our computer learning programs for adults, and develop and deliver new digital programs that respond to community needs.

Skills & Experience

  • An under-graduate or post-graduate library and information science qualification acceptable for Associate membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) together with relevant experience in the provision and promotion of public library services;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to coordinate, develop and deliver digital learning programs; and,
  • Current and valid Working with Children Check
How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our online system https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

 

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Matthew Mallard,  Team Leader Niddrie Library on (03) 9243 1872.

https://mooneevalley.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=xVtW2AC0T/Y=&jbc=ere

 

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries – Warrandyte Library

Position Title: TEAM LEADER – Warrandyte Library

Ongoing, Part Time (0.73), Band 5 $74,995 – $86,559 (pro-rata)

Closing date: 11.00pm Sunday 18 July 2021

About the Role

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is one of the most actively used public library services in Victoria.  Our services are available to the whole community through eight physical locations, Outreach, Home Library Services and the library website. The Warrandyte Library is in a beautiful bush setting and would suit someone wanting to work in a close knit community.

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries invite applications from qualified librarians who are committed to providing an excellent customer service environment.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have the ability to coordinate a small branch library
  • Engage with a diverse community and stakeholders
  • Be committed to the delivery of information services
  • Have strong people management skills
  • Enjoy working as a member of a small team
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Possess a tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association

The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and the capacity to engage with a diverse range of community groups.  This position is an excellent opportunity for a librarian passionate about developing innovative public library services.

The successful applicant must hold or be willing to acquire a Working with Children Check card and must be willing to undergo a National Police Record Check.  Previous public library experience would be an advantage.

While this position is currently vacant at the Warrandyte Library, all applicants should be aware that it is a condition of employment that all employees can be required to work at any of the eight Whitehorse Manningham Libraries branches. Rostered weekend work and evening shifts may be required.

How to Apply

All applicants are required to read the position description and candidate information pack prior to submitting an application. Both documents are available on the library website https://www.wml.vic.gov.au/About/Jobs-Volunteering/Jobs/Team-Leader  Applications are to be submitted via the library website (preferred) or directly to applicants@wml.vic.gov.au.

For further information contact Tracey Olive on 9896 4311

Moreland Libraries – Coburg & Glenroy Libraries

Position title: Collection Services Librarian

Permanent, Part-time, Level 5, $75k to $85k + Super (pro-rata)

Closing date: 11.30pm Sunday, 23 July 2021.

In the event of high volume of interest in this role, we may close the advertisement before suggested close date.

About the Role

Moreland Libraries are about more than just books. Our libraries are vibrant neighbourhood hubs offering social interaction, cultural interactions and learning opportunities. We are seeking a Librarian who is passionate about providing a high quality service to our diverse community.

In performing this role, your day-to-day responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide great customer service. Assist with library initiatives to bridge the digital divide. Supervise and support other team members. Assist with library events and activities. Assist with collection maintenance, cataloguing, procedure maintenance and vendor documentation.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE 

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach staff to achieve team goals and objectives
  • Demonstrable experience in customer service provision
  • Demonstrable digital literacy skills
  • Experience in cataloguing and process management
  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • A current Victorian Driver’s Licence and Working with Children Check
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable

WHAT THIS ROLE CAN OFFER

  • The opportunity to work alongside a dynamic and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development

For more information please contact Zoe Velonis zvelonis@moreland.vic.gov.au 03 9353 4009

Download the position description here

How to Apply

Please apply by viewing the information on our website, https://www.moreland.vic.gov.au/my-council/careers-at-moreland/current-vacancies/ .  Note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attach your valid Driver’s Licence and WWCC. Please have this ready when completing your application.

Moreland City Libraries

Position title: Multicultural Services Librarian

Fixed term until 31 December 2021, Part time – 43 hrs per fortnight. Includes evenings and weekends. Band 5 $75K-$85K

Closing date: Sunday 25 July, 11.30pm

In the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date.

About the Role

Moreland Libraries are about more than just books. Our libraries are vibrant neighbourhood hubs offering social interaction, cultural interactions and learning opportunities. We are seeking a Librarian who is passionate about providing a high quality service to our diverse community.

In performing this role, your day-to-day responsibilities will be to engage with our diverse community to provide great customer service. Assist with library initiatives to bridge the digital divide. Supervise and support other team members. Organise programs and activities targeting people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and promoting multicultural themes to the wider community.  Select library materials in community languages and assist with collection maintenance.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM THIS ROLE

  • Teamwork, supervisory and communication skills
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach staff to achieve team goals and objectives
  • Demonstrable experience in customer service provision
  • Demonstrable digital literacy skills
  • Experience with website content management and social media
  • Experience in organising community-based programs
  • Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Fluency in a community language is desirable

For more information please contact Narelle Stute Ph. 9353 4010 Email: nstute@moreland.vic.gov.au

Download the position description here.

How to Apply

Visit Multicultural Services Librarian | Moreland City Council (applynow.net.au)

ALIA  and PLA jobs listing

To view positions available on the ALIA website visit – www.alia.org.au/jobs

To view positions available on the PLA website visit – www.pla.org.au/Job_Vacancies

Interested in becoming an information professional?

If you are interested in current librarian, information specialist and library technician courses, accredited and undergoing accreditation by ALIA visit the ALIA website – www.alia.org.au/lis-careers/accredited-courses-and-qualifications

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