Specialist Lifelong Learning and Programs

A new strategic direction for Maitland Libraries has resulted in an exciting new role for a passionate professional. We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking and growing our reputation.

The Specialist (Lifelong Learning & Programs) will lead the development, delivery and evaluation of exemplary lifelong learning programs for Maitland Libraries, building community capacity through library service delivery. This includes diverse and innovative programming across key target groups aligned with the library’s lifelong learning framework.

The Specialist will also develop and implement strategies to grow engagement with programs, including innovative digital programming and content, marketing and communications.

Working as part of the Libraries and Learning team, you are community-focused and passionate about championing lifelong learning and literacy in all its forms. You’re energetic, organised and enthusiastic about contributing to the vital role the library has in community life.

Your adventurous and coordinated approach to programming and partnerships will encourage access to new ideas and experiences and yield new audiences, underpinned by sound experience in working collaboratively to develop and deliver high quality programs and events.

As a confident and influential communicator, you have solid skills in writing for a range of formats and media and you are effective in forging relationships that grow program delivery and participation.


If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Keryl Collard, Manager Libraries and Learning, on 0408 963 529.

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our Maitland City Council website and search ‘work with us’.

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