[CZ642] - Children & Youth Services Librarian

[CZ642] - Children & Youth Services Librarian

18 Mar
City of Parramatta

18 Mar

City of Parramatta


Sydney NSW


$81,826 a year

- Temporary part-time opportunity to June 2021

City of Parramatta is experiencing a bold transformation, with numerous city-changing initiatives and projects underway. As one of Australia’s fastest-growing cities, Parramatta is a home for transformational leadership, innovation and new ways of thinking.

About the role

An exciting temporary part-time (14 hours per week) opportunity until June 2021 has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our positive and dedicated Library team.

Your main responsibilities will be to effectively and efficiently promote literacy, reading and library services to children and youth by developing, organising, implementing,

delivering and evaluating programs and information to internal and external clients.

Your work will enable Council to provide excellent Children’s and Youth Services to the Community.

The hours

Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

About the person

It is essential for applicant to have a recognised professional tertiary qualification in Information Science/Librarianship (eligible for professional membership of the Australian Library and Information Association), or equivalent.

The candidate will need to have the following skills and experience:

- Demonstrate a highly developed ability to relate to children and young adults, including an understanding of their developmental, informational and recreational needs.

- Ability to deliver high quality customer service in a busy service environment.

- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and problem solving skills, with high level literacy, numeracy, computer literacy and information retrieval skills.

- Ability to work under pressure, manage time effectively, set priorities and plan and organise own work.

- Proven commitment to continuous improvement processes including demonstrated flexibility and responsiveness to changing needs and demands.

Whats on offer

We are offering a temporary part-time opportunity with an attractive salary from $81,826 p.a. pro-rata plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Krupali Tevar on (02) 9806 5159.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online by clicking the ‘Begin’ button below and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Friday 27th March 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

Prohibited persons as defined under the NSW Child Protection Act are not eligible to apply. A copy of a valid Working with Children Clearance must be presented at Interview.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

We welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights (with no Visa restrictions) in Australia to apply for this position.

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