Manager Library Services

Job No: SSC303
Location: Sutherland Shire

Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • You will lead and be responsible for facilitating the implementation of the Library Services Strategy and Facilities Plan.
  • You will lead the development and implementation of the Library Services Strategic Plan critical and imperative changes, and strategic initiatives across the organisation achieving high levels of ownership and compliance.
  • You will inspire, motivate and coach your team members to realise, unleash and harness their potential.
  • You will foster a safe and positive work environment built on a foundation of trust, integrity, open communication, creative thinking and cohesive team effort.
  • You will be solution focused – you will think outside the box, seeking innovative ways to problem-solve and continuously improve processes and procedures.
  • You will work collaboratively to develop frameworks to identify, measure, manage and enhance performance of Sutherland Shire Libraries.

Things You’ll Do:

  • You will be accountable for providing strategic leadership and planning - ensuring that our services achieve the best outcomes in the provision of library services.
  • You will use your experience and knowledge to ensure that the library services meet the needs and challenges of our evolving community.
  • You will navigate through changing environments and develop strategies to position Council to make constructive decisions.
  • You have high levels of emotional intelligence and a proven ability to work collaboratively and foster effective strategic relationships with people at all levels both internally and externally.
  • You’ll support the diverse business areas of Sutherland Shire Council, creating a strong and sustainable future for our community.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • You will promote a continuous improvement culture, supporting the evolution of your teams and enhancing service delivery to customers.
  • You will be proud of the positive impact you make for our people, business units and community.
  • Being a positive brand ambassador for the Sutherland Shire Council.
  • You will showcase Council’s values in all that you do – Collaboration, Active, Respectful, and Evolving.
  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by: 10pm Friday 1 October 2021
  • Interview date: Interviews will be facilitated week commencing 4 October 2021
  • Package: An attractive remuneration package will be offered
  • Hours of work: Permanent Full-Time, working 35 hours per week
  • To benefit your wellbeing you will have access to fitness passport, corporate membership to our leisure centres, employee assistance program, annual flu shots, health and wellbeing programme and novated lease options.

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About Us

If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.