Library Systems And Technology Team Leader

WOLLONGONG CITY COUNCIL Full Time Permanent 15/04/2019


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Library Systems and Technology Team Leader
Full Time | Limited Term up to 12 months 
Salary from $1,383.02 per week plus superannuation
(Depending upon qualifications and experience)
Recruitment No 19034

Do you have a passion for how new technology can enhance library services for our community?

The Role

Wollongong City Council is seeking a tech savvy and experienced team leader to join our team to enhance digital access and participation, so our community can learn, connect and grow.

This position supports customers and staff in the use of technologies for library services and learning. This includes support for the libraries’ technology spaces, investigation of new and emerging technologies, and in-depth support for relevant technology projects. You will play an important role in facilitating training, project management, statistical analysis of the library management system and support across the technologies provided by Wollongong City Libraries.

Leading a small but positive and energetic team, you will combine your great communication, technology and customer service skills to provide quality services. This role coordinates, manages and delivers technical support for all automated and networked library services and operations.

This is a full time position working 35 hours per week and will include day, night and weekend shifts as rostered. Initially located at Wollongong Central Library this position may be located at any of the branches within the Wollongong City Libraries dependant on requirements.

Under Part 2, Section 6 of the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012, this position has been designated as requiring a paid NSW Working With Children Check. Applicants are required to provide a NSW Working with Children Check application/clearance reference number to their application. 
Interviews will be held on Friday 17 May 2019. 

Benefits of working at Wollongong Council: 

• We support and encourage study and career development 
• We encourage personal and professional growth, 
• We understand the importance of work/life balance,
• We recognise and reward performance and embrace change.
• We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all. 
• We offer flexible work arrangements + 35 hour working week. 
• We offer a varied lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts

How to Apply

For this role, you are required to address the selection criteria in a separate written document and attach to your application. 

Please note that hardcopy, faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted. 

For further information regarding this position contact David Cattell, Central Library Manager (Acting) on (02) 4227 7383 or access the information pack via our website

Any questions regarding submitting the application online please contact the Recruitment team on (02) 4227 7065. 

Applications close at 12 midday on Monday 29 April 2019

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.
Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.