Vacancy Details

Coordinator Library and Child Services 

Contract Full Time (4 years)

Attractive salary package circa $140,000 per annum (including vehicle and superannuation)

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 800 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

About the Position


Manage the Unit which includes Council’s Libraries and Child Care. Determine and clearly articulate the direction for the Unit and overseeing its performance to ensure safe and productive operations in delivering a relevant and inclusive service.

About You

An emerging leader, you have a thorough understanding of all aspects of Child Services and Library management including service standards and funding agreements associated with each area. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills which enable you to provide specialist advice to management and lead the various functions of the Library and Child Services units. Service delivery is your priority, as is effectively managing the performance of your team through leading by example and overseeing budget expenditure for the units.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, then this is the role for you!


This position requires a Blue Card for working with Children and Young People.


Position Requirements


To be considered for this position you must respond to each dot point below within a 1-2 page cover letter. Please ensure each position requirement is clearly labelled in your cover letter. We strongly encourage applicants to utilise Council’s cover letter template which can be found on the Council website.


Position Requirements to address in your cover letter are:

  • Degree qualification in Library and Information Management (or related discipline) and/or equivalent demonstrated experience working in a library and child care environment.
  • Develop and monitor operational and capital budgets, strategic and operational plans ensuring industry best practice.
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and motivating staff to achieve outcomes in line with operational requirements.
  • Develop and implement communication and audience development strategies to promote programs and activities within the areas of responsibility.


How to Apply


To be considered for this opportunity, click the ‘Apply’ button above to complete your online application. You will be required to upload a current resume and cover letter addressing the above dot points in 1-2 pages.


Applications Close: Monday 25 November 2019 at Midnight (AEST)