Position Details
Reference Number 14067
Position Title Multi/Comm Prg Librarian
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Social Development Department
Branch Culture & Library Services
Location Coburg Library.

Glenroy Library
Banding Level Band 5
Salary $68,073.73 to $77,286.41
Hours Per Fortnight 70.00
Position Summary

Multicultural and Community Programs Librarian

This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional and innovative team to support our vision of fostering life-long learning, community connectedness, creativity, well-being and a reading culture to enrich lives and build resilience.

Key aspects of this role include organising library based community activities and programs, promote reader development and provide high quality, targeted library and information services to those in the local community from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.

We are looking for someone who is comfortable organising a program of events that engage the community and assist with increasing the number of regular users of library resources. We are also looking for someone who will market events and collections effectively both within and outside the library walls to increase loans and membership figures. Based initially in Glenroy library, this position may relocate to Coburg Library at a later stage based on staff requirements. 

Applicants must have eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), and a current Victorian driver’s licence. Fluency in a community language is desirable.

We are an equal opportunity and child safe employer, support inclusiveness and diversity, and are Values based.  Moreland - One Community Proudly Diverse.

Selection Criteria Essential: Must be consistently positive and display a cheerful attitude to work, to the organisation, to colleagues at all levels, and to citizens.

Essential: Must be able to demonstrate teamwork, supervisory and communication skills.

Essential: Must demonstrate ability to resolve problems using creativity and originality when required and to defuse potential conflict.

Essential: Must be able to contribute to and deliver projects and programs, including developing, planning, implementing, and reviewing, within agreed timeframes.

Essential: Must be able to consistently lead, motivate and coach staff and to gain the cooperation and support of team members to achieve team goals and objectives.

Essential: Must demonstrate experience in organising community based library programs and services to targeted groups.

Essential: Eligibility for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
Contact Person Rita Hardy
Contact Number 83114111
Closing Date 27/03/2017
Position Description
Library Services - position descriptions - band 5 - 260 2411 Multicultural and Community Programs - Open
Application Guide View Guide