Senior Officer, Library Community Programs

La Trobe University
February 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term till 01/1
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Officer, Library Community Programs

Job No.: 566972

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full time position

  • La Trobe Bundoora campus location

  • Fixed Term till 01/10/2024

  • About the position

    The Senior Officer, Library Community Programs works under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, Library Community Programs and Engagement.

    The Senior Officer is responsible for:

  • Assessing and identifying current and emerging training needs within the Library
  • Developing, delivering and evaluating training programs, ensuring alignment with the Library's staff development model
  • Planning and coordinating Library programs and events to engage our communities with the Library
  • The purpose of this role is to enhance the skills and knowledge of Library staff, contributing to ongoing professional staff development, and engage further with our many university communities.

    This involves working collaboratively with Library staff to identify learning needs, creating targeted training content, and evaluating the effectiveness of training initiatives in meeting organisational objectives.

    The successful candidate will be a motivated, organised individual with experience in event management and in planning and coordinating staff professional development.

    Skills and experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience, leading to either the development of specialist expertise or the development of broad knowledge, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying staff development and training needs in an academic library/higher education or similarly complex environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical experience in delivery of online and face-to-face staff development activities and programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in the planning and delivery of community programs and events
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

    Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation

  • On site child care facilities

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

  • How to apply

    Closing date: 8:00 am (AEDT), Friday the 9th of February 2024

    Position enquiries: Adele Walsh [email protected]

    Recruitment enquiries: Madeleine Parker [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    LLD-Senior Officer Library Community Programs-50145231-HEO6-Fixed Term (2).pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;

  • An up to date resume

  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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