CHILDRENS AND YOUTH LIBRARIAN
SHELLHARBOUR CITY COUNCIL
SHELLHARBOUR, NSW, 2529
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be innovative and dynamic? Do you have demonstrated experience in providing library services to children & young people? Are you passionate about public libraries and providing engaging services that are flexible and responsive to children & young people's needs?
If you are interested in delivering high level customer focused services, collections and programs to children & young people and you're self-motivated, we could have a role for you!
This position covers a 7 day per week roster and includes evenings and weekend shifts. You'll need to be flexible with your work hours, to allow for program and service delivery.
Degree or post graduate qualifications in Library and Information Services or relevant accredited Australian teaching degree
Demonstrated experience in working with children and young people
Demonstrated ability to create innovative and customer focused library services for children and young people
Demonstrated ability in planning, delivering and evaluating responsive children and young people library programs, collections and services
Demonstrated experience in applying for and managing grants, budgets, sponsorship and partnerships
Demonstrated commitment to excellent teamwork, interpersonal, leadership and time management skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong report writing and engagement skills
A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, Library Management Systems and experience using online tools, web based programs and social media as a tool to promote library initiatives and collections
Possess a "Working with Children" Clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (WWC) Act 2012
Current Drivers Licence (Class C)
Knowledge of contemporary library services and trends for young people
This is a permanent full time position and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government State Award, relevant legislation and Council's policies and procedures. The position is Grade 15 under Council's salary system with a salary up to $1290.78 per week.
Written applications quoting the reference number, addressing the selection criteria and a resume including contact details for at least two referees close Friday 4.00pm, 9 December 2016.
Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer