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Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

A quarter of a million people live in the region served by the Geelong Regional Library Corporation. With its size and diversity the region hosts a unique population among Victorian library services, ranging from urban and neighbourhood areas in Geelong to small rural farming communities such as Bannockburn and Meredith and the coastal towns and tourist centres of Torquay, Barwon Heads and Queenscliff. Residents in Victoria’s second largest city and its smallest regional council area, sea changers and tree changers, farmers and holidaymakers all call the Geelong Regional Library ‘my local library’.

With a growing reputation for forward thinking, this is an exciting time to make the move to Geelong Regional Library Corporation as our services expand with the opening of new libraries as well as the introduction of innovative outreach programmes. We aspire to be a learning organisation committed to providing and supporting career development opportunities.

Anyone who is eligible to work in Australia is welcome to apply.

The Geelong Regional Library Corporation is committed to equipping staff with the knowledge and skills needed to provide excellent customer service and opportunities for a satisfying and fulfilling career.

When we are able to recruit for new and existing positions we advertise them on our website and in the Geelong Advertiser. Some positions may also be advertised in The Ballarat Courier,The Age and on library industry websites.

For information about careers in libraries, Library and Information Science (LIS) education and employment see the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) website: www.alia.org.au/employment-and-careers

 

There is currently 1 position available Closing Date

Children’s and Youth Services Librarian

Permanent Full-time, Band 5, $62,420 - $71,780 plus superannuation

With a new central library opening later this year, growth in usage across our branch network and an existing dedicated specialist team, we are seeking either an experienced librarian or recent graduate with a keen interest in Children’s and Youth Services (CYS). You could be part of our commitment to modelling lifelong learning, contributing to our enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic programs. A demonstrated ability in the planning and delivery of CYS library and literacy programs is desirable and a relevant tertiary qualification is essential. The CYS team work together across the network with a flexible approach that maximises service delivery. While base locations are subject to change the commencing location for this position will be Torquay Library.

See below for position description and application process.

5 pm Friday 10 July 2015

Applications

Your application must:

  • include a covering letter and a comprehensive résumé/curriculum vitae
  • quote the position title
  • address the key selection criteria section of the position description
  • include the names, addresses and/or email details of three referees noting the nature of their working relationship with you

Email applications to jobs@grlc.vic.gov.au. Your application should be marked attention to: Ms Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services.

Enquiries should be directed to Ms Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services either by phoning 5272 6030 or email: Tineke.Barry@grlc.vic.gov.au.