Library Programs Officer

  • Supportive team environment
  • Full time, permanent position
  • $87.4K per annum + superannuation

About Glen Eira Libraries
Glen Eira City Council's Libraries vision is for a welcoming library service that provides opportunities for literacy, learning and creativity for everyone in our communities.

Our staff are committed to delivering excellent library services, in person and online, that are valued by our community, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do.


About the role
As the Library Programs Officer, you will design and co-ordinate the delivery of a range of innovative and engaging programs and promotions to attract attendance and promote membership and continued usage of our library services.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and co-ordinate an annual plan of library programs
  • Provide reports regarding attendance and community participation
  • Ensure the library programming is inclusive by including both online and in person
  • Prepare monthly e-newsletters, brochures, flyers, notices promoting library services and programs.
  • Manage the library website and social media platforms

If you enjoy a challenging, diverse and rapidly evolving working environment which provides the opportunity to make a difference, don't miss this opportunity to be part of something great.

About you
We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about providing outstanding library services and programs for our community.

You will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people, build and manage effective relationships and work in a team environment.

Additional requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in Event Management, Communication, Marketing or related area and /or equivalent and relevant experience.
  • Substantial experience in design and delivery of programs and promotional events for all ages.
  • Experience writing and publishing content on websites and/or social media platforms.


Other information
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check and hold an Employee Working with Children Check for the purpose of employment.

In accordance with government requirements, the successful candidate must provide evidence they have received an approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

Working at Glen Eira City Council
The City of Glen Eira is a dynamic municipality located within the south-east metropolitan region of Melbourne, approximately 10 kilometres from the CBD. Council provides a range of services to over 155,000 residents from more than 160 cultural backgrounds and over 16,000 businesses.

Glen Eira City Council is a collaborative, values-based organisation that strives for innovation. Our 1,600 employees bring their diverse backgrounds and varied experiences and perspectives to an inclusive and flexible work environment, creating a unique and vibrant culture that is representative of the municipality it services.

Recognised as an Employer of Choice, we seek people who share our community focused values and have a desire to create positive local impact.

How to apply
Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.

To view a position description, visit our careers page at https://www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/about-council/careers/explore-our-jobs

For further information about the role please contact Jo Berreen on 9524 3656.

 

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds including: people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.