Current Postings

PA to the CEO
Library Support Services
Temporary, Full Time (38 hours per week)
Band 5 ($72,442 – $84,401)
12 month opportunity

About Us

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is an innovative, flexible and industry leading public library service operating across Banyule, Nillumbik and Whittlesea Councils. We make a difference to our communities through each of our 155 staff, 160 volunteers, 9 library branches and 2 mobile library services.

About the Role

YPRL is currently seeking a suitable candidate to perform the duties of the PA to the CEO position in a temporary, full time appointment. This position is located at Library Support Services and is 38 hours per week. You will provide high level administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Leadership Team, which includes providing professional administrative assistance with YPRL’s record management and policies, preparing correspondence, agendas, minute taking, travel itineraries and producing reports.

About You

You will be a strong, experienced executive/personal assistance candidate, with demonstrated experience in the provision of high level administrative support and customer service, coupled with highly developed verbal and written communications skills, excellent accuracy, organisational and problem solving skills. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office including advanced Word, is required and Adobe Creative Suite skill is an advantage.  You will act as a key point of contact with internal and external stakeholders and will have proven experience dealing with senior level staff and board members. You will review and prepare briefings, correspondence, minutes, agendas, working papers and work with the executive team to ensure actions are followed up and completed. You are a flexible team player with the ability to work with initiative and independently as you actively and proactively support the CEO to achieve outcomes and contribute to YPRL’s goals.

Previous demonstrated experience in a similar position is essential, and understanding of the Local Government Sector would also be highly regarded.


Application Instructions

If you believe you have what it takes to be our next library superhero, please submit your cover letter, resume and responses to the selection criteria by visiting our Seek Ad.  Applications close at 5 pm Sunday 26 May 2019

For more information about the PA to CEO role, responsibilities and selection criteria please refer to the Position Description.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.

For further information please contact Liz Mora, People & Culture Coordinator, on 9088 3423 or people&

YPRL is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.

*Appointment to this role is subject to the successful candidate providing and maintaining a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Employment Working with Children Check.