Melton City Libraries


Team Leader Literacy and Learning Programs

Permanent Full Time
Band 6 Salary Range $86,169 to $93,835 per annum + 10.5% Super + RDO

Closing Date: 02/12/2022 05:00 pm


About the Role

The Opportunity
Melton City Libraries is seeking a highly motivated and creative professional to join the team. As a key member of the library leadership team, you will lead the planning, delivery, and evaluation of literacy, learning, and reader development programs for all ages across the library service.

Key Responsibilities
– Implement and monitor a program framework for the planning, delivery and evaluation of literacy and learning programs to engage the community and provide opportunities for lifelong learning and social connection.
– Lead, motivate and develop the Literacy and Learning Programs team to ensure a consistent community development approach to library program delivery.
– Design, plan and deliver a calendar of programs and events that activate library spaces including early years literacy, school years, youth, adult literacy and learning, social connection, digital literacy, literary activities, and reader development.
– Develop and enhance partnerships with Council service units, tertiary, primary and secondary education providers, government, and corporate organisations to deliver an increased range of sustainable programs at libraries, outreach sites and online.
– Identify community learning needs, gaps and opportunities and develop initiatives to enhance literacy levels and develop a reading culture within the community.

About you
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
– A tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (Librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) together with experience in leading public library teams, or relevant tertiary qualification in community development or education together with substantial experience leading public library teams.
– Substantial experience in developing and delivery community programs in a library context, volunteer management and partnership development.
– A passion for community engagement, with a customer-centric approach to your work.

How To Apply
For more information and to view the PD, please visit

If you require further information about the position, please contact Emma White, Coordinator Library and Arts Activation on 9747 5919.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 2 December 2022

How to Apply

via Council website

For further information contact: Emma White +61409132262

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