Librarian

$1,281 - $1,442 weekly
  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 18, 2020
Full time Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints

Job Description

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Coordinator Library, the Librarian will design and deliver a public library service that is welcoming, inclusive and supportive of life-long learning principles.

To be successful in this role, you should possess a degree in Library and Information Management, and be eligible for membership to the Australian Library and Information Association. You should also possess extensive experience in the provision of public library services at a senior level; experience with administrative, database and records management, acquisition and collection management.

Please note it is a requirement of this position to hold a current Working with Children Check.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Opportunities to collaborate and achieve
  • Career development
  • Full time position, 35 hours per week with19-day month
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance, with access to Fitness Passport
  • Weekly salary of $1,280.83 to $$1,441.59 (plus 9.5% superannuation)

Key accountabilities include

  • Design and delivery of literacy programs for pre-school and school age children
  • Coordinate the school holiday programs
  • Acquisition and cataloguing of resources for the children's and young adult collections
  • Liaise with the school community to promote the library's services and programs
  • Participate in Outreach services to the school community

For further information regarding this role please contact Angie Meers on 02 6566 3200

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage http://careers.kempsey.nsw.gov.au/ or through Seek. Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees from a supervisor or Manager.

We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.

Applications close: Sunday, 17 January 2020 at 4pm

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

NOTE: All correspondence will occur by email. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email jobs@kempsey.nsw.gov.au

Thank you and good luck with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.

Position Description

Job Closing Date

Jan 17, 2021