Position Details
Reference Number 10292
Position Title Community Engagement Librarian (Children's and Youth)
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Learning Communities
Location Library - Altona
Enterprise Agreement Hobsons Bay City Council Enterprise Agreement - 35 - Band 5
Salary $1,275.94 to $1,486.89
Hours per Week 35
Position Summary

Community Engagement Librarian (Children & Youth) 

Permanent Full Time – 35 hours per week

Band 5 – $67,675 - $78,864  (+ 9.5% super & RDO)

 

Do you have a passion for meeting the needs of young people?

Are you creative and interested in working in a dynamic, community focused, technology driven library environment?

 

Working as part of a professional and friendly team, this position will work closely with and for young people to ensure that the Library provides an outstanding range of resources, promotional materials, activities, educational programs, entertainment and events suitable for children and youth.

 

We are looking for an energetic and motivated person who has previous experience in working creatively with children, young people, their carers, and schools.

 

Key duties include:

  • Planning, delivery and evaluation of inclusive library programs, outreach, projects and services that address the identified needs and maximise community participation of children and young people (aged 0 – 18) within Hobsons Bay.
  • Implementing projects and programs that maximise the opportunity for safe and effective use of technology and digital tools by children and young people, such as creative technologies, social media, and online collections.
  • Working with relevant staff to ensure print and digital collections for children and young people are reflective of community needs
  • Delivering prompt, efficient and responsive customer service.

Fluency in a community language or Auslan would be an asset.

 

The successful applicant will need to provide a current Working with Children Check and be required to undergo a National Police Record Check and physical assessment.

 

The position is based on a 35 hour week, which includes regular evening shifts and reasonable overtime. The successful applicant will be expected to work at all branches.

 

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 Emma WhiteCoordinator Children’s and Youth Services on 9932 3047.


Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 22 October 2017. 

 

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

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21
ALTONA VIC 3018

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 Jodie Flood
Contact Number
Closing Date 22/10/2017
Position Description
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