Team Leader Acquisition & Collections

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join the Community and Cultural Services team at Canterbury-Bankstown Council as the Team Leader Library Acquisitions and Collections.

The purpose of this position is to provide direction and support to a team of 5 staff, to manage and coordinate collection development processes across 9 branch libraries and to efficiently manage supplier contracts, ensuring quality standards and appropriate budget expenditure.

The ideal candidate will have degree qualifications in Library Science or a related discipline, extensive experience in collection development and management and experience in a supervisory role across library or cultural service facilities.

The position is full time, 35 hours per week, working Monday to Friday with the possibility of requiring a minimum of two nights per week. Library staff are required to wear a uniform, which will be provided.

The starting salary for this role is $80,743 (Grade G, Step 1) + 9.5% super. Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade.

Your responsibilities will include:

•Manage and coordinate collection development processes, including selection, ordering, and deselection, across all sections of the library;
•Provide expert advice, support and guidance to staff to ensure collections remain customer focused and are well used;
•Establish and maintain effective relationships with suppliers, ensuring quality standards and effective budget expenditure.

Please refer to the Position Description for a full list of the responsibilities as well as the Essential Criteria for this role. You will need to address the Essential Criteria in your application.

What’s in it for you?

• Permanent Full Time Opportunity
• Locations across Canterbury/Bankstown
• Flexible work practices (opportunity to earn additional time off)
• 35 Hour week
• Access to health and wellbeing programs
• Access to further training and development
• Work for an award-winning organisation that will truly value your input

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted online by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below and creating a login using your email address. Please provide a current CV and a covering letter addressing each of the Essential Criteria listed in the PD.

Applications close at 11.59pm, Wednesday 28 October 2020.

For more information, please contact Carole Read (Coordinator Technology and Future) on 0422 004 009

Please note: Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Canterbury Bankstown Council prides itself on being a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. We encourage people with a disability or culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

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