Collections & Reader Development Librarian

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community, Services

Collections and Reader Development Librarian

Permanent Full Time (Flexible)

Band 5 $71,554.75 - $83,385.72 + Super

Yarra Libraries is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Collections and Reader Development Team and play an active role in developing interesting and relevant library collections that inspire our community.

If you understand how lifelong learning and community engagement are strengthened by community-focused collections, if you enjoy working collaboratively to create opportunities for discovery and connection, and if you believe libraries change lives, this could the role for you. 

To be successful in this position, you will be passionate about selecting, curating and evaluating library collections in digital and physical formats; be creative in promoting collections to support a wide range of programs and events for our diverse community; be confident using digital technologies and tools to manage library resources; and be interested in improving workflows across the collection life cycle.

This role has a front line customer service component, which requires excellent communication skills, demonstrated customer service experience and a commitment to a supportive team environment. 

Yarra City Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We draw pride and strength from our diversity and foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all of our people. We aim to make a positive difference in people's lives.

For further information see the Position Description below or contact Megan Ingle, Team Leader Collections and Reader Development on (03) 9426 5645

Download File 703682 - Collections and Reader Development Librarian - Position Description.pdf

Applications close on 20 September 2019.

In your application, the selection panel will assess your CV against the technical skills, abilities, and qualifications of the Position Description, as well as your separate responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

*This position is subject to satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, and a pre-employment medical assessment prior to commencement. Pre-employment checks are not used by Yarra City Council to prevent any applicant from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

Yarra City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and supports flexible and accessible working arrangements for all. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. We draw pride and strength from our diversity, remain open to new approaches and actively foster an inclusive workplace that celebrates the contribution made by all our people.

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