- Job posted on: 16th Apr 2021
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Our Program Manager (BookSeeker) has the power to change the lives of millions of children around the world.
Working with a global team of highly engaged education, publishing and technology specialists you'll use your exceptional relationship and networking skills to find and acquire illustrated children's books from around the world to add to our digital library. No two days will ever be the same as you methodically work across our existing network in more than 100 countries from Bhutan to Kenya and Indonesia to Madagascar to search the world for incredible stories that could change the lives of millions of children.
We've already changed the lives of more than 412,000 children around the world, and with your help we can grow that to 20 million before the end of this decade.
As a not-for-profit enterprise of Save the Children Australia, our mission is to make knowledge accessible to all, equally.
We have a proud history of using technology to disrupt traditional publishing models, and we leverage technology and innovation in our everyday work to improve educational outcomes for children around the world.
As a trusted partner to many of the world's leading development agencies, we're laser focused on scaling our impact to create measurable change for millions more children.
Want to know what it's like to work for one of the world's most innovative education technology organisations? Take a look at our Cultural Reference Guide.
In this part-time, flexible, one-year maximum-term position (with the potential for extension), based in your choice of location anywhere in Australia, you will build new relationships within our existing network to identify and acquire illustrated children's books for our class-leading digital library. You will join our people leaders' team and report to our Head of Program Services.
You will make an impact by:
You are an exceptional relationship builder with a passion for meeting new people around the world. You have strong inter-personal skills, well-developed stakeholder relationship management skills and a flexible communication style including in multilingual environments. You have a strong understanding (or passion for) literacy development through your experience as a literary or educational professional, and equally strong organisational skills with a bias to action and a strong attention to detail. You thrive in a highly agile, flexible and high performing environment and you have a thirst for disruptive thinking, setting ambitious goals, and challenging the status quo. Importantly, you share our passion for delivering better educational outcomes for children using technology as an enabler.
Desired knowledge or experience:
Desirable qualifications and/or accreditations:
It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.
In addition to working at the leading edge of education technology alongside a team of highly engaged processionals you will have access to:
We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the 'Apply' section.
Position Description - Program Manager (BookSeeker)
In this role you will have the opportunity to base yourself from one of our offices in Brisbane, Sydney, or Melbourne or to work from home or an alternative location.
At Library For All, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work.
Library For All is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Library For All supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.