First listed on: 14 August 2018

The City of Bunbury Library is seeking a Senior Library Officer - Programs and Community Engagement. This position is responsible for leading a small team and ensuring that a high quality library services are provided to the community.

As a Senior Library Officer you will be responsible for managing and leveraging partnerships in order to deliver a broad range of programs for our patrons.

  • The successful candidate will be a team orientated leader and have a community minded approach with the confidence and ability to develop relationships.
  • Library experience is not essential however experience in the areas of marketing/public relations or community development or event management will be considered.
  • This position is a permanent full-time position that operates from both the Bunbury Regional Library and the Withers Community Library.

The accountabilities for this role include:

  • Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of a range of library projects, events and programs that enhance the social and cultural diversity of the City of Bunbury community.
  • Develop and foster effective networks and positive relationships with customers from all age groups to promote and improve literacy, interaction, creativity, vibrancy, diversity and social inclusion.
  • Develop content and designs to promote library services, programs and events across a range of print, social media and online marketing and promotion platforms.
  • Lead, motivate and supervise the Programs and Community Engagement team, including measuring performance, providing strategic direction and providing day to day support.
  • Participate in budget development and monitoring including project management, grant applications and business and strategic planning.
  • Participate in the daily operations of the library with other Library Seniors, including customer service, staff rostering and support.

Skills required for this role include:

  • Library program planning, delivery and evaluation.
  • Experience with community stakeholder groups.
  • Proven expertise in using and evaluating social media, print and online marketing and promotion platforms.
  • Team leadership and staff management.
  • Grant funding submissions and acquittals.
  • Budget development and monitoring, project management and business planning.

What we offer:

  • Conditions of employment are in accordance with the City of Bunbury Employee's 2018 Enterprise Agreement with a Level 6 salary range of $79,275 to $80,965 gross depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Permanent full-time appointment - 76 hour per fortnight
  • Location - Bunbury Regional Library (Bunbury CBD) and Withers Community Library (Withers)

Company profile:

  • The City of Bunbury is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, aiming to build organisational capacity and foster a positive work environment.
  • Only applications submitted via the City of Bunbury Careers website will be accepted.
  • To apply please address the selection criteria in the spaces provided via our Careers Website.
  • You will also need to upload a CV and Covering Letter to your application.
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Applications close COB (5pm) 31 August 2018

Malcolm Osborne

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