- Be a part of an exciting new era, join us to deliver great outcomes for our community.
- Dedicated to providing excellence in collections and resources.
- Flexible, supportive and progressive employer.
The City of Charles Sturt is home to 105 diverse cultures that have made our City a vibrant and dynamic community unlike any other in South Australia. We celebrate this rich tapestry of culture within our community and define ourselves by highlighting our diversity.
The City of Charles Sturt means the world is our brand and our reputation. "Means the world" is about highlighting not only what makes our City unique, but also celebrates how important the place we have chosen to call home is to each and every one of us. There is double meaning in this phrase as we join together to bring joy, culture, knowledge and share what is important to us. That is, what means the world to us.
As an organisation of over 500 employees, we are committed to anticipating and responding to the needs of our growing and evolving community. We prioritise the customer experience and strive to create a unique and special people experience for all of our employees. We seek people passionate about what they do and who thrive on seeking creative solutions.
About the Team
As part of our Community Connections Portfolio, our Collections & Resources team helps deliver an innovative multi-faceted community experience across our 5 library and community facilities. Our team works collaboratively, ensuring our facilities are recognised as centres of excellence for literacy, learning, innovation and discovery.
Following the introduction of our newest community facility Ngutungka West Lakes, the team is currently embarking on an exciting new venture in Ngutungka Henley Beach; our next integrated Community Centre & Library which has been endorsed by Council and is now in the detailed design phase.
About the Job
An exciting opportunity has emerged within our Collections and Resources team for a passionate and progressive Collections Librarian to curate adult collections across our 5 facilities and outreach services. This role will be responsible for developing and maintaining relevant, high-interest, progressive, community led collections across formats in an integrated cohesive and innovative library service that offers diverse collections, responsive programs, outreach services and an exceptional community experience.
Engagement with community members and analysis of data to develop, create and lead innovative collection development projects, priorities and promotions is a key component of this role.
We are seeking applications from candidates who bring:
- Experience developing high quality, innovative library collections is highly desirable.
- Extensive knowledge of library industry trends, with emphasis on collections and resources.
- High level understanding of the One Card consortium environment.
- Innovative and creative mindset in relation to library collections and their evolution.
- Well-developed time management, creative problem solving, analytical and decision-making skills.
- Sound skills in interpreting data to analyse collection and community needs.
- Ability to work autonomously with a high level of professional judgement.
- Experience developing and working with budgets.
- Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and negotiation communication skills.
- Passionate about working with and for the community.
This position is offered as a full-time, fixed term contract until 27 October 2023 and is classified at Level 5, with a salary of $92,726 to $96,716 per annum + superannuation, annual leave loading.
A current unprohibited Employment Screening Check must be maintained for the duration of the employment period in this prescribed position.
Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application for this vacancy by 9am, Thursday, 8 December 2022.
For further information about this vacancy, please view the attached position description.
Enquiries about this position may be made to Melissa Robertson, Coordinator Collections & Resources on (08) 8408 1336.
We champion unity in diversity and aim to be an employer for all people. We are committed to representing our community within our workforce, shaping a collective future together.