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The Geelong Regional Library Corporation is one of Victoria’s largest library networks covering 5,500 square kilometres providing library and heritage services to people living in urban, rural and coastal areas.  We have a central library, 15 community libraries and two mobile libraries.

We are committed to equipping our team with the knowledge and skills required to provide an excellent customer experience and opportunities for a satisfying and fulfilling career.

The library corporation is an equal opportunity employer and we value the contributions that a diverse workforce can bring to our community.

How do I join the library team?

Our current vacancies are listed below.

Before applying:

  • Find out more about our organisation by browsing our website
  • Read the position description for the role

There are currently three vacancies:

Executive Manager, Cultural Development and Community Engagement

Executive Manager, Cultural Development and Community Engagement

Permanent full-time, Executive Salary Package including Fleet Vehicle

The Executive Manager, Cultural Development & Community Engagement will be an exceptional candidate, tasked with the development and leadership of strategy that maximises community engagement and strategic partnerships. The position will be accountable for ensuring uncompromising community-focussed lifelong learning and cultural programs, enabling the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre and our regional library network to realise its full potential in the provision of learning, heritage and cultural benefit to the community. The successful candidate will be a strong leader with the ability to think strategically, develop key business relationships, lead high performing teams, managing stakeholders with skill. Critically, the successful individual will have an outstanding ability to manage multiple high level projects and services to tight deadlines.

This position is part of the Executive Team and requires a relevant tertiary qualification, deep understanding and appreciation of the role of public libraries, business acumen and extensive experience in cultural development.

Applications close Midnight Friday 2nd of November 2018.

The Position Description and Job Application Guide are available below. Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria of the Position Description are unable to be considered.

GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.

Job Application Guide        Position Description   

Manager, Community Outreach & Seniors Programming

Manager, Community Outreach & Seniors Programming

Permanent Full-time, $90,111- $100,088 plus superannuation

An outstanding opportunity exists for an accomplished individual to develop library services to community members unable to physically access the library. This will involve the development and implementation of the Corporation’s Outreach Strategy, including the program analysis and design for Adult and Senior Services across the GRLC network. Critical to the success of this role will be the effective engagement of staff and volunteers to undertake outreach programming effectively and to build and foster relationships to collaborate between related community services.

To be considered for this highly impactful and rewarding position, in addition to expected administrative and budget management skills, you will have demonstrable experience and knowledge to effectively contribute to strategies, plans and policies relating to public libraries. Your written and verbal skills will be outstanding, including the ability to write and prepare Grant Applications. You will be able to positively lead a diverse workforce of staff and volunteers and monitor their training and development needs to delivery an outstanding outreach service. You will be tertiary qualified in a discipline that allows eligibility for an Associate Membership of ALIA and you will also require a current Victorian Drivers Licence.

Applications close Midnight Friday 2nd of November 2018.

The Position Description and Job Application Guide are available below. Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria of the Position Description are unable to be considered. 

GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.

Job Application Guide        Position Description   

Assistant Branch Librarian

Assistant Branch Librarian

Permanent Full-time, $67,261 - $77,347 plus superannuation

We are seeking a positive and pro-active individual to support the Branch Librarian of the iconic Geelong Library & Heritage Centre in all aspects of the delivery of an exceptional library service.

To be considered, you will hold a tertiary qualification which allows for Associate Membership of ALIA. You will display experience and a sound working knowledge of library services and a strong interest in the latest developments in public library trends. In addition, this role has a focus on library administration and support for Geelong Library & Heritage Centre staff. The ideal candidate will be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, web based systems and library management systems. In addition, you will demonstrate an exceptional track record of fostering positive internal relationships and relationships with the wider library community.

Applications close Midnight Friday 2nd of November 2018.

GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.

Job Application Guide        Position Description   

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