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Team Leader Content and Discovery - Library

Job No: GR29
Location: Hurstville

  • Permanent, Full-Time, 70 hours per fortnight
  • Eligibility for flexi system
  • Salary from $73,144.10- $84,748.41 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

Georges River Council aims to be a leading, people-focused organisation delivering outstanding results for our community and city. We are seeking an individual who fosters our values of Accountability, Professionalism, Unity and Honesty who is a team player and takes pride in promoting the image of Council in the community.

The Team Leader Content and Discovery will report to the Coordinator Library Resources as part of the Community and Culture Directorate, Library Resources team, and will be responsible for developing and delivering high quality, customer focused Readers’ Advisory services and effectively managing the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) collections, Toy & Equipment collections and the Home Library Service, as key components in achieving the strategic objectives of the Library.

If you meet the essential criteria below, please review the Position Description and submit your application below today! Ensure you provide responses and examples (where appropriate) to all required questions on the application.

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Library and Information Science.
  • Driving Licence Class C (Car).
  • Extensive experience developing, planning and delivering high quality training programs to customers and staff.
  • Proven knowledge of current reading trends.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing library collection development strategies.
  • Experience using evidence based systems in the evaluation of collections and service providers.
  • Demonstrated team leadership and team building skills including motivating, mentoring, performance managing and coaching skills.
  • Strong commitment and proven ability to deliver a high quality, customer focused library service.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, including effective negotiation, consultation and consensus building.
  • Demonstrated analytical and creative problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage budgetary spending against pre-determined targets.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience delivering Readers’ Advisory programs
  • Public library experience

If you would like further information on this role, please contact Wilma Bancroft on 02 9330 6060. Previous applicants need not apply. 

Closing Date: Thursday 1 February 2018.

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