Position Details
Reference Number 10383
Position Title Co-ordinator Library Collection Curation
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Department Learning Communities
Location Local Government Admin - Corporate Centre
Enterprise Agreement Hobsons Bay City Council Enterprise Agreement - 35 - Band 6
Salary $82,841 - $90,294 (+ 9.5% super)
Hours per Week 35
Position Summary

Co-ordinator Library Collection Curation

Fixed Term Full Time – 35 hours per week to 30/06/2019

Band 6 – $82,841 - $90,294 (+ 9.5% super & RDO)

Would you like the opportunity to shape and develop a public library’s largest asset – its collection? Looking for a fresh challenge?

Hobsons Bay Libraries are looking for a skilled professional who will put community trends and tastes at the centre of a responsive and vibrant library collection, across multiple formats, languages and locations.


You will play a central role in the curation and management of a public library collection with the key responsibilities including;

  • leading and motivating a team in the management and promotion of a 170,000 item physical collection
  • overseeing the acquisition and promotion of the library’s digital collection – including eBooks and databases
  • manage the acquisition of resources in line with the Collection Curation and Management Statement and annual budget
  • proactively seeking community input into library collections
  • liaising with relevant stakeholders including library staff, external suppliers and vendors
  • supervisory duties whilst undertaking front line customer service shifts, including one evening shift per week and rotating weekends

Your success in this role will require passion and expert knowledge of books, popular trends and reading along with a strong ability to monitor budgets and manage stakeholder relationships. Furthermore,  your ability to lead and motivate teams will be critical to this position.

You will have the drive to manage projects and change, and be comfortable working autonomously and in a team environment.


To be considered for this role you will need to be suitably qualified/experienced.


The role is temporary through to 30 June 2019.


A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 9932 1000. For further information please contact Jenelle Colston-Ing, Coordinator Digital Services and Innovation on 9932 2034. 

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 20 May 2018.

Unfortunately no late applications will be considered. 

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

Your Career is our Success

Contact Person Joanne Smith
Contact Number
Closing Date 20/05/2018
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