Kingston Libraries

 

Branch Coordinator

Parkdale or Cheltenham and surrounds

Permanent Full Time
Band 6 $89,027 – $97,134 per annum + Super

Closing Date: 20/01/2022 11:59 pm

 

About the Role

Kingston Libraries is seeking full time Branch Coordinators for Parkdale cluster (Parkdale, Clarinda and Westall Libraries), and Cheltenham cluster (Cheltenham, Highett and Moorabbin Libraries). The Branch Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a high standard of service delivery to Library customers within the Branch through the effective leadership of the branch team and daily management of the branch operations.

Reporting to the Team Leader Library Customer Service, and working closely with all Team Leaders your role is to:
• Coordinate the day-to-day operations of branch libraries
• Develop and build a team of customer focused staff
• Build the brand of Kingston Libraries
• Increase membership and support the quality of services, information and collection to meet the customers’ needs
• Implement programs and service to meet the diverse needs of the community

How to Apply

Please apply via council website
https://kingstoncareers.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?enc=kadPvLEYT7xZ6NJF2gsQEX8ZYN2%2BHO1eibcpsnYWERICyHTnQZ50oWXL1NFUOFi%2BxB8MTbvTxwrVWfxz7QNR7Qyp9fk0qpPS8%2Fyp2u711N0%2FBKSt%2BWMo1IMDL%2F0PEt2g

For further information contact: Shelley Gasperino library@kingston.vic.gov.au 1300 135 668

• Great leadership opportunity in the Kingston libraries
• Have a positive impact on your community
• Full Time, permanent Positions
• Band 6 $89,027 – $97,134 per annum + Super

Kingston Libraries has 2 full time Branch Coordinator opportunities available for the Parkdale Cluster (Parkdale, Clarinda and Westall Libraries), and Cheltenham Cluster (Cheltenham, Highett and Moorabbin Libraries).

About us
Kingston Council’s collective focus is on delivering exceptional service that achieves our vision and meets community expectations.
A diverse, dynamic community where we all share a sustainable, safe, attractive environment and a thriving economy. The City of Kingston is south-east of Melbourne and is approximately 20km from Melbourne's CBD.
Kingston Libraries are part of the Social Development Team at Kingston City Council.
Council operates nine public library branches, with major sites at Chelsea, Cheltenham, Parkdale and Westall, and minor sites at Clarinda, Dingley Village, Highett, Moorabbin and Patterson Lakes.
Branch Libraries are the delivery point for library services and form important partnerships with local community groups, organisations, schools, and work with Member Council departments to provide collections, programs and services to achieve the library's vision of a thriving and connected community with equal opportunities for people to engage in life-long learning and achieve personal success.

The role
Kingston Libraries is seeking full time Branch Coordinators for Parkdale cluster (Parkdale, Clarinda and Westall Libraries), and Cheltenham cluster (Cheltenham, Highett and Moorabbin Libraries). The Branch Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a high standard of service delivery to Library customers within the Branch through the effective leadership of the branch team and daily management of the branch operations.

Reporting to the Team Leader Library Customer Service, and working closely with all Team Leaders your role is to:
• Coordinate the day-to-day operations of branch libraries
• Develop and build a team of customer focused staff
• Build the brand of Kingston Libraries
• Increase membership and support the quality of services, information and collection to meet the customers’ needs
• Implement programs and service to meet the diverse needs of the community

About you
To ensure success, you will possess the following:
• A degree in library and information management
• Demonstrated successful experience in a library environment
• Proven liaison, advocacy and communication skills with the capacity to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships and partnerships with library members and a wide range of community groups
• The ability to lead, motivate and develop other staff with persuasion and influencing skills
• The ability to build productive networks and establish and maintain relationships with people at all levels
• Current Victorian drivers' licence and requirement to provide own transport

What we can offer
These are full time permanent positions.
As an employee of the City of Kingston you will have access to ongoing professional development and a range of employee benefits designed to promote a positive work/life balance including social club events, wellbeing initiatives, discounted gym membership and health insurance. The City of Kingston offers flexible working arrangements including access to a planned day off every four weeks.

How to Apply
If you have the skills, abilities, and attitude to take on this position click on the Apply button to submit your application.
If you require further information after reviewing the position description available to download below, please contact:
Shelley Gasperino, Team Leader Library Customer Service at library@kingston.vic.gov.au Phone: 1300 135 668

Kingston values diversity and is committed to creating a workplace where all employees can be their true self every day. We are a child safe and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from wide-ranging backgrounds, identities and experiences are encouraged to apply.

To be considered for the role all applications must be submitted via our Careers recruitment portal.

City of Kingston Council have aligned ourselves with the Chief Health Officer’s COVID – 19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 5) and subsequent COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions (No.2)
and as such require vaccinations for:
• all authorised workers eligible to leave home for work AND
• all recruits who will ultimately be required to work in the office

Employment Documents:
https://www.plv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/PD-Generic-Branch-Coordinator-December-2021.pdf

For all positions see PLV Careers!