About us

Situated on the mid-north coast of NSW, just half an hour's drive south of Coffs Harbour, the Nambucca Valley boasts an idyllic natural environment with stunning beaches, pristine waterways and tranquil rainforests. The region's towns are vibrant, friendly country communities boasting modern and convenient services with plenty to see and do.

At Nambucca Valley Council, we strive for a culture where our team of around 160 employees feel valued and supported at work.

The opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Librarian to lead and manage our library team. The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of the library, develop and implement programs, manage collections, and provide excellent customer service. This role is perfect for a proactive leader with a passion for libraries and community service.

Key requirements of the role

  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Science or Library Science
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional library experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or leadership role
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills
  • Experience in program development and community engagement
  • Proficiency in library management systems and digital resources
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Working with Children Check clearance
  • Class C drivers licence

Why work with us?

  • Permanent full-time position with fortnightly RDO
  • Weekly salary of $1,654.10 to $1,915.60 (plus superannuation)
  • Annual salary increase as per the Local Government (State) Award
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Generous leave entitlements
  • Learning and development programs
  • Corporate fitness and pool membership
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Program which provides confidential counselling for you and your immediate family
  • Salary packaging options including remote area benefits
  • Relocation assistance

Want to know more?

For further information, please contact Evan Webb, Acting Director Corporate Services on 0448 921 893.



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Nambucca Valley Council,New South Wales,Australia

Job Overview
Job Posted:
6 days ago
Job Expire:
1w 4d
Job Type
Full Time
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Nambucca Valley Council,New South Wales,Australia