Liverpool Council Jobs – Team Leader Collections

Website Liverpool NSW

Job Description:

Excellent opportunity for a leadership role, within a large community focused library service. The Team Leader Library Collections and Information Services directs and supports a team of seven staff.  Providing collections and services for a growing and diverse community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Purchase, management and promotion of our physical library collections.
  • Leading and supporting the team to provide well used and customer focused collections and information services.
  • Supplier and contract tracking, ensuring quality standards and budget reporting.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Strong administration and customer skills.
  • Specialised knowledge of professional standards and practices relating to the acquisition, cataloguing and processing of library materials.
  • Knowledge of and competent use of library management systems, digital technology and corporate systems
  • Specialised knowledge in collection development, management and control, reference techniques and in accessing specialised information in a variety of media.
  • Strategic planning and management and budget control.
  • Team building, leadership and development skills, including staff training, support and development skills
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety practices, the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice and multicultural diversity

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a public library and a customer service environment.
  • Developing and leading a team, including the support, supervision and training of staff.
  • Experience in formulating and drafting new policies, procedures programs and reporting processes.
  • Ability to plan, resource and implement promotional activities in the area of collection development.
  • Experience in developing collections in various formats within budget limits.
  • Contributing to strategic planning and the development of business plans.
  • Proven experience in supervising a service, including the provision of quality collection services.

Job Details:

Company: Liverpool NSW

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Liverpool, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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