Readers Services and Programs Librarian

Job title: Readers Services and Programs Librarian

Company: Moonee Valley City Council

Job description: Job Description:Readers Services and Programs LibrarianReference number: 10340Closing date: 11:00 pm, 4th August 2024

  • Permanent Part-Time role (28 hours per week)
  • Salary commencing at $43.94 per hour plus 11.5% superannuation, commensurate with skills and experience
  • Play a key role in the delivery of reader services and programs for adults at Moonee Valley Libraries.

The OpportunityThis position is an opportunity to play a key role in the development and delivery of author and literary events for adults in Moonee Valley. Working as part of a professional and friendly team, you will provide high quality customer service and collection support, including collection development of our Book Clubs program to ensure it meets the demands of the community of Moonee Valley City Council. Shifts are as below:Monday: 12pm – 8pm (1-hour unpaid break)Tuesday – Thursday: 9am – 5pm (1-hour unpaid break)One in three Saturday morning: 10am – 12pm.ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Flemington Library Team Leader, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure library opening and closing procedures are correctly implemented when rostered at the beginning or end of the day.
  • Undertake customer service duties as rostered, including working at different library locations, to support the efficient operation of the library service.
  • Co-ordinate the Book Clubs program including managing an annual schedule.
  • In consultation with the Programs team, develop, deliver, and evaluate a range of programs and events to meet the learning and recreational needs of the community.
  • Encourage the use of adult collections by engaging in reader services activities, and promotions.
  • Contribute to the successful operation of the library service by assisting colleagues and supervisors to meet the strategic objectives of Library and Learning.

Skills & Experience

  • A tertiary qualification acceptable for professional membership (librarian) of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), such as a degree in library/information management.
  • Experience in developing and delivering community programs is essential.
  • Experience in library collection management is desirable.

Next StepsApplications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council . Please attach a copy of your cover letter alongside a completed response to the Key Selection Criteria (no longer than two pages). Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.For further information, please view the and or contact Eda Irfan (Team Leader Flemington Library) on (03) 9243 1979 to seek further insights to the role.In line with Council policy, Council positions require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in our recruitment and selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.About Us:Moonee Valley is a great place to live, work and visit. We are a local government within the north-west metropolitan area of Melbourne, providing a range of services to some 130,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.Our 1,200 employees bring their differing backgrounds, experiences and unique perspectives to our collaborative environment, and are supported to share ideas, initiatives and talent, making a positive impact on our community for now and in the future.Some of the great benefits of working at Moonee Valley City Council are flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, supportive leadership and various staff benefits.Our Council offices are located in the heart of our vibrant, diverse community with great food, cafes and green spaces nearby. We have excellent public transport at our doorstep as well as cycling access for our employees.At Moonee Valley City Council, we pride ourselves on having job opportunities which make a real difference in the community and having a workplace which values everyone’s unique skills and attributes.Our Culture of InclusionIf you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.We don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we’ll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email [email protected] or call 9243 1122.

Expected salary: $43.94 per hour

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Sat, 20 Jul 2024 06:15:39 GMT

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