Digital Life Librarian

Position Title: Digital Life Librarian
Position Status: Permanent Full Time
Position Number: N00924
Salary Level: LGO 5 (from $76,186 - $79,514 per annum) + superannuation based on skills, qualifications and experience
Division: Planning, Environmental and Cultural Services
Section: Cultural Services
Closing Date: SUNDAY 27 JANUARY 2019

Townsville: City of Opportunity

Townsville is the capital of Northern Australia, and Townsville City Council is the largest regional council in Queensland. Our Council is undergoing a whole-of-organisation transformational change which will place our customers at the heart of everything we do and allow us to take advantage of exciting opportunities to revolutionise the delivery of services to a community of more than 190,000 residents. Council strives to facilitate sustainable economic development for our region, enhance quality of life for our residents, and identify and unlock the potential of our City through inspired leadership, co-design of services with the community, and sustainable and innovative business partnering.

The Digital Life Librarian will contribute to implementing a holistic program of change across the Planning, Environmental and Cultural Services Division in collaboration with the section leadership team and in consultation with the Townsville community. This will involve leading the Cultural Services Section on a transformative journey focusing on the needs and aspirations of the Townsville community developing a culture of customer-centricity and personal accountability; and reshaping how we deliver services to maximise value.

This position is responsible for the delivery of Planning and Business Development Services to internal customers in accordance with the Library Services Strategic Plan and works as part of the Planning and Business Development Unit, as suppliers to the Operations Support Unit, Learning and Information Unit, and Customer Experience Unit of the Libraries Team.

This position manages all daily aspects associated with planning for digital programs and services for the community. Programs include digital literacy, cyber safety, coding, robotics, and digital creative areas such as digital photography, music and sound recording and production, animation, game design, and computer aided design (CAD) for desktop manufacturing (3D printing and other CNC techniques).

Services include the creation and delivery of in-branch, outreach and online library programs, such as webcasts and webinars, video-chat services and eLearning services. Digital services and programs will connect the community with library collections (print and digital) and encourage people to engage with in-person library programs. Some of these programs and services are developed and delivered in partnership with relevant organisations. The position will play a key role in supporting library staff to provide digital technology advice and instructions to the community.

For further information and details on how to apply please visit the following web page where you will find the position description and application instructions.


Job region
City of Townsville
Full time
LGO 5 (from $76,186 - $79,514 per annum) + superannuation
Closing date
Sunday 27 January 2019