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Library Programs and Outreach Support Officer

Job no:973558
Work type:Temporary Full Time
Location:Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale Street Dandenong

Band 5, $67,177 - $77,829 pa

Temporary Full-time (35 hours per week) - From March 2018 until March 2021

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Library Service has a vacancy in a key role that facilitates increased community participation in Library Services through supporting the operations of extensive outreach services and Library programs.

The successful applicant will:

  • Provide excellent proactive service in a library environment that supports community development and utilises a range of technologies.
  • Proactively promote and support the delivery of programs and services.
  • Support functions relating to the day to day delivery of services, programs and collections.

You will have a relevant tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience and demonstrate an understanding of community development principles and practices within the provision of Library Services.  You will have the ability to work in partnership with families, caregivers and key council and community stakeholders.

You will be a team player and have experience in service delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse communities as well as a self-motivated approach in managing time and work priorities.

Regular weekend and evening shifts are compulsory.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Download File Library Program and Outreach Support Officer.pdf

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical).

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Monique Godbehere, (03) 8571 5244
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 23 March 2018