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Applying for a Position at Yarra Plenty Regional Library
How to Apply
Please read the job advertisement and position description carefully to make sure you provide us with information that shows how your qualifications, experience, skills and knowledge match the position requirements.
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Cover Letter, Resume and Key Selection Criteria Please read the job advertisement and position description carefully to make sure you provide the information we need. Your resume and cover letter should be up to date and your key selection criteria should address all key selection criteria specified in the position description, and submit your application through the link provided in the job advertisement.
Shortlisting and Interviewing
If you are shortlisted for an interview YPRL will contact you to arrange an interview time. Interviews may be conducted in person or online using Microsoft Teams.
Reference Checks You will be required to provide a minimum of two professional referees, including a previous Manager.
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If you are successful, you will receive a verbal offer by the relevant manager. People and Culture will send you a Letter of Offer and New Employee Pack with the details of the position and information to finalise your appointment.
Coordinator Programs and Engagement Permanent Full-time Specific Engagement (35 hrs p.w.) Band 5 ($77,906-$90,599 p.a.) + Super Thomastown Library
About the Role
YPRL is currently seeking a permanent full-time Coordinator Programs and Engagement presently located at Thomastown, however, you may be required to work at any other YPRL sites when required.
As a valued part of the YPRL Team, you will actively promote and implement services and programs to ensure the important role of the library as a community hub and to positively contribute to the team environment. You will utilise your diverse creative skills to plan, coordinate and evaluate programs and other events with the community and utilising your technology skills and knowledge.
As the Coordinator, you will:
Awareness of current library programming trends including STEAM, Maker Spaces and Literacy.
Liaise with community groups, educational institutions, key stakeholders and the wider community.
Plan, coordinate and evaluate library programs and events in collaboration with branch staff.
Deliver programs in branch and at other library service points with a focus on outreach programming.
Awareness of current library programming trends including STEAM and Literacy.
Proficiency with technology and the ability to acquire new skills to keep up with emerging technologies and applications.
Contribute to marketing to support library events and programs.
Respond to a range of library operations that support customers in a self-serve environment based on high level of knowledge of library products and services, including circulation and collections management.
Plan and deliver a diverse range of training to the public and staff.
Contribute to the of the role of the library as a place for reading, learning and community.
The role will also, in collaboration with other library coordinators and community groups, design and deliver a range of innovative outreach services and activities to increase access to and awareness of library services across the region.
You are known for your warmth and creativity, plus the ability to innovate and problem solve. With a great ability in developing, implementing and coordinating programs and events and be able to utilise your technology skills. As the Coordinator Programs & Engagement you will build strong partnerships with community groups and work collaboratively with branch staff and all YPRL Coordinators.
You have the ability to gain co-operation and assistance from members of the public and other employees in providing library services, programs, events and activities guaranteeing an excellent customer service experience.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, candidates should prepare a statement addressing the key selection criteria and include relevant examples of their work which is outlined in the Position Description and submit it along with a cover letter and resume via Seek.
Application closing on Monday 11 December 2023
Interviews will be given to all eligible employees who fully meet and address the key selection criteria. Please note that if you do not satisfactorily meet the key selection criteria you may be excluded from interview. Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.
For more information on the responsibilities of this role, please contact Lauren Morehouse via email - firstname.lastname@example.org