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Collections and Reader Development Officer


Employer: City of Yarra
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Community Development, Education & Training
Sector/s: Local Government
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 13 June, 2019.
Applications close: 27 June, 2019.

  • Permanent Part Time – 30 hours per week (Flexible)
  • Band 4 $62,891.72 - $68,147.93 pro rata + Super

Yarra Libraries is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Collections and Reader Development Team and play an active role in the delivery of interesting and relevant library collections that inspire our community.

If you understand how lifelong learning and community engagement are strengthened by community-focussed collections, if you pay attention to the details, and if you believe libraries change lives, this could be the role for you.

To be successful in this role, you will be confident in using digital technologies and tools, have experience in short entry and copy cataloguing, be interested in improving workflows across the collection life cycle, be willing to provide support and training to colleagues in resource sharing activities, and enjoy working collaboratively to promote events and programs that support lifelong learning. This role has a front line customer service component, which requires excellent communication skills, demonstrated customer service experience and a commitment to a supportive team environment.

Yarra Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture and aim to make a positive impact in the lives of our staff and our community.

For further information see the position description below or contact Megan Ingle, Team Leader Collections and Reader Development on 9426 5645.

Download File703714 - Collections and Reader Development Officer - Position Description.pdf

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

How to apply for this job

Please apply for this position via the Yarra City Council website which can be found by following the link below.

http://jobs.yarracity.vic.gov.au/cw/en/job/493669/collections-and-reader-development-officer

Applications should include a Resume, Cover Letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications close on Thursday 27th June 2019.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities and qualifications of the Position Description, as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Supporting materials  703714 - Collections and Reader Development Officer - Position Description.pdf