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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 are currently 3 positions available Closing Date

Executive Manager Library Services and Customer Experience

Permanent Full-time, Senior Executive Officer, salary package including private use of vehicle

Geelong Regional Library Corporation has embarked on implementing an exciting new plan for library services across the region and seeks a proven performer to develop and deliver innovative and community-responsive library services. The role includes responsibility for exemplary customer service and experience, lifelong-learning programs and major projects. As an integral member of the Executive Leadership Team, strong strategic decision-making skills are essential as is extensive experience in people management, seamless implementation of planning and operations, change management and appreciation of the role of public libraries in communities. The successful applicant will undertake a major role in the implementation of world class services to be delivered from the landmark Geelong Library and Heritage Centre currently under construction in Geelong’s Cultural Precinct. This is a very exciting time to be joining our high-achieving library team.

Enquiries: Patti Manolis, CEO, 03 5272 6010

Applications marked “private and confidential” including a covering letter, curriculum vitae, statement addressing the key selection criteria and three professional referees should be forwarded by email to Shirley Jones, Executive Assistant to the CEO, shirley.jones@grlc.vic.gov.au

See below for Position Description.

5pm Monday 2 March 2015

Manager Events and Programming

Permanent Full-time, Band 7, $80,563 - $89,484 per annum plus superannuation

This role will develop and deliver a calendar of innovative, relevant, high quality literary and cultural events, forge partnerships and source sustainable funding opportunities. Strong links to the literary and publishing world would be an advantage as would knowledge and appreciation of the value of contemporary public library services.

Enquiries: Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services, 03 5272 6030

Applications marked “private and confidential” including a covering letter, curriculum vitae, statement addressing the key selection criteria and three professional referees should be forwarded by email to Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services, jobs@grlc.vic.gov.au

See below for Position Description.

5pm Monday 16 February 2015

Collections Services Officer

Temporary Full-time March to December 2015, Band 4, $54,028 per annum plus superannuation

We are looking for a team player with a strong customer focus and knowledge of cataloguing standards.  The successful applicant will have extensive experience in the delivery of collection services including: acquisition, cataloguing, processing of library materials and the creation and maintenance of database records, preferably within a public library setting.

Enquiries: Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services, 03 5272 6030

Applications marked “private and confidential” including a covering letter, curriculum vitae, statement addressing the key selection criteria and three professional referees should be forwarded by email to Tineke Barry, Executive Manager Corporate Services, jobs@grlc.vic.gov.au

See below for Position Description.

5pm Monday 16 February 2015