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The Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is one of Victoria’s largest library networks covering some 5,500 square kilometres providing library and heritage services to people living in urban, rural and coastal areas. There is a central library, the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, 16 Community Libraries, two mobile libraries and a Home Library Service.

We are committed to equipping staff with the knowledge and skills required to provide an excellent customer experience and opportunities for a satisfying and fulfilling career. GRLC is an equal opportunity employer and values the contributions a diverse workforce can bring to the community.

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. Appointments to all positions are subject to successful applicants completing Working with Children and Police checks.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service. Applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We encourage expressions of interest and applications from people with a lived experience of disability, or long term illness or injury and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender. We welcome applications from individuals who may be returning to the workforce after a period of absence.

If you require additional support to make an application, or would like to obtain more information, or seek an adjustment to the selection process based on your specific needs, please contact a member of the Corporate Services team to discuss at any time on 03 4201 0512 or at jobs@grlc.vic.gov.au.. We will endeavour to accommodate any reasonable request.

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
  • Read the Job Application Guide

There are currently two vacancies.

Permanent Part-time
Band 4, $61,790 - $66,717 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.

The key areas of responsibility are:

  • Ensure that the community have timely and accurate access to materials.
  • Provide efficient and effective workflows associated with the acquisition, cataloguing and processing of library materials in line with community needs.
  • Create and maintain accessible and accurate database records complying with set cataloguing standards.
  • Effectively implement product development and management strategies and practices.
  • Positively contribute and participate as a member of the Collection Access Team by providing ongoing and regular feedback on collection services practices, systems and processes and associated documentation.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A relevant qualification and/or relevant experience essential with eligibility for Associate Membership of the Australian Library and Information Association highly desirable. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role/s of public libraries in communities and a community-centred approach to service delivery.
  • Experience in the delivery of collection and inter-library loan services preferably in a public library with recent experience highly desirable. 
  • Ability to provide information services to library staff and users.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of information technology and software including Library Management Systems, web based searching, Microsoft Office Suite incorporating intermediate level Excel skills.

The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria. 
Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot 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.

Geelong Regional Library Corporation values equal opportunity and strives to create an inclusive and welcoming work environment that represents the diverse community we service. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all abilities, cultures, age, sex and gender.

Applications close Midnight, 18 October 2019
 

Position Description Job Application Guide

Branch Librarian, Lara Library

Permanent Full-time
Band 6, $82,751 - $89,624 plus superannuation

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the team providing exemplary library services at our Lara Library.  A deep understanding of the role of public libraries, experience in engaging and leading customer centred teams, the capacity to build relationships with diverse community members and a relevant tertiary qualification are required.

The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria.

Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

Applications close Midnight, 21 January 2020
 

Position Description Job Application Guide

Assistant Branch Librarian, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre

Permanent Full-time
Band 5, $68,774 - $79,097 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 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. A tertiary qualification which allows for Associate Membership of ALIA is highly desirable.

The Position Description and the application guide are linked below. Applications must include a cover letter, current resume and statement addressing the key selection criteria. 
Please note, applications which do not address the key selection criteria outlined in the Position Description cannot be considered.

 

Applications close Midnight, 21 January 2020
 

Position Description Job Application Guide

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