Manager, Community Outreach & Seniors Programming
$90,111- $100,088 plus superannuation
The Geelong Regional Library Corporation (GRLC) is one of Victoria’s largest library networks, covering some 5,500 square kilometers, providing library and heritage services to people living in urban, rural and coastal areas. The current service includes a central library, the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 15 community libraries, two mobile libraries and a Home Library Service. With a commitment to ongoing professional development and a dynamic workplace, GRLC provides opportunities for a highly rewarding and fulfilling career.
An outstanding opportunity exists for an accomplished individual to develop library services to community members unable to physically access the library. This will involve the development and implementation of the Corporation’s Outreach Strategy, including the program analysis and design for Adult and Senior Services across the GRLC network. Critical to the success of this role will be the effective engagement of staff and volunteers to undertake outreach programming effectively and to build and foster relationships to collaborate between related community services.
To be considered for this highly impactful and rewarding position, in addition to expected administrative and budget management skills, you will have demonstrable experience and knowledge to effectively contribute to strategies, plans and policies relating to public libraries. Your written and verbal skills will be outstanding, including the ability to write and prepare Grant Applications. You will be able to positively lead a diverse workforce of staff and volunteers and monitor their training and development needs to delivery an outstanding outreach service. You will be tertiary qualified in a discipline that allows eligibility for an Associate Membership of ALIA and you will also require a current Victorian Drivers Licence.
Applications should be made via our website www.grlc.vic.gov.au where a Position Description will be available and the application process is detailed. Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae and a statement that addresses the key selection criteria.
Closing date for applications is the 2nd of November 2018.
The GRLC is a child safe and child friendly organisation committed to ensuring that all children who visit our libraries have the right to feel and be safe.