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Collections Support Librarian

Phlebotomists (Pathology Collect
Permanent Full Time
15 days ago
  • Enhance the Wyndham City Library Collections utilisation and management
  • Permanent full-time, based from our Hoppers Crossing Library
  • Salary from $76,380.41 plus super and fortnightly RDO

We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality Library services that meet the needs of our community. We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success in providing the services our customers know and love.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.

A bit about the role

The Collections Support Librarian is a new role with a key focus on Inter-Library Loans, purchasing and database support. You will be delivering and developing best practice management in these areas.

You will assist in the maintenance and acquisition of the Library collection, including providing timely responses to community requests. Utilising your passion and expertise in collections, you will also develop and deliver training material on readers advisory and collection services.

As a Library service we have been rapidly expanding to meet the needs of our growing community, and we are looking to take our Library collections to the next level to meet this demand. You will be instrumental in promoting, training and innovating across all of our library services in regard to collections skills and knowledge.

What you’ll deliver

  • Oversight and management of Inter-Library Loans
  • Maintenance of our collections, catalogue and databases
  • Promotion of our collection, Library services and programs in creative ways
  • Support the acquisition of items for the collection
  • Research on best practice and training to enhance the skills and knowledge of all staff

What you’ll bring

  • Strong experience working with collections management and development
  • Demonstrated understanding of inter-library loans, processes and practices
  • Strong data and analytical skills, understanding and ability to communicate metadata and information to the broader team
  • Experience in resource description and cataloguing
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, particularly in supporting patrons but also in being able to deliver effective training to staff
  • Degree or Diploma in Information Management or equivalent, or lesser qualification with significant experience
  • Experience in managing change in a positive and empowered way
  • A positive, curious and flexible mind


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong.

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?

What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

To find out more about the role, please contact Tracey DunsheaCoordinator Library Operations on (03) 8734 2626.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday, 17 October 2021.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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