Collections and Information Services Coordinator

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  • Keep the pages turning in our amazing library network
  • Permanent Full Time position, Hoppers Crossing branch-based
  • Salary from $95,020.63 plus super and a fortnightly RDO


We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.

Wyndham City Libraries are invested in providing quality Library services that meet the needs of our community.  We are committed to remaining ahead of the curve when it comes to future trends in Library service delivery and this role underpins the success in providing the services our customers know and love.

Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.


A bit about the role

Reporting to Coordinator Library Operations, you will be responsible for managing the Wyndham Library Network’s collections and information service resources. As someone who has a true passion for sharing Library resources with the community, you will have a focus on ensuring that our community is best utilising the resources available and ensuring that our network is operating in the most effective and efficient manner.

Promoting the best possible use of what we have to offer here at Wyndham!

The strength of your leadership and people skills will enable you to flourish in a rapidly changing environment. Your technical knowledge of current practices in cataloguing and managing collections will empower your management of library collections in response to community demand, and your interest in library systems and customer access will support your strategic management of Wyndham’s popular eLibrary platforms and resources.


What you’ll deliver

  • Your passion for enhancing the community engagement with the Library’s collections
  • Promoting library collections and resources to our community
  • Provide training opportunities for staff regarding library resources and reader development
  • Providing new and innovative ways to best manage the collections to ensure the greatest value to the community
  • Effective and meaningful leadership for the Collections and Information Services team, covering a diverse portfolio of staff responsibilities
  • Manage and enhance the skills and professional development of the Collections teams
  • Continue to engage and build the relationships with key industry stakeholders and suppliers

What you’ll bring

  • Public Library experience in a Collections role, an understanding of how to get the most out of our collections
  • Bachelor of information management or equivalent qualification
  • Team leadership experience and a drive to best influence growth within your team
  • Experience in purchasing and budgeting with Library collections
  • Thirst for innovation, how to engage the community in brand new library resources
  • A positive, curious and flexible attitude


Be part of something more

Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong. 

Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.

So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?


What’s next?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and sending us a cover letter and your resume. We do not require any selection criteria to be addressed.

If you require more information about the role, please contact Tracey Dunshea, Coordinator Library Operations, on (03) 8734 2626.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm Sunday, 11 June 2023.  

You will be required to provide evidence of a minimum of two doses of an Australian approved COVID-19 Vaccination prior to commencing employment with Council.

We are a proud inclusive employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide diverse, safe, and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.

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