Heritage Librarian

Hobsons Bay City Council
VIC - Metro
Closing Date
Sun, 25th September 2022
Position Type
Part Time
$73,296 - $85,054 Pro rata (+ 10.5% super)
VIC - Metro

We are looking for a heritage and history specialist to join the Hobsons Bay Libraries team. Located on the traditional lands of the Bunurong in Melbourne’s West; Hobsons Bay has a varied history which includes First Nations, maritime, military, industrial, residential and environmental heritage. This is a permanent part-time position, working 30 hours per week.

We are looking for someone to provide positive leadership to our Heritage Portfolio and work to support and reflect the history of the diverse and varied communities of Hobsons Bay. This is a unique opportunity to work across history collections, exhibitions, research and events. You will also work regular customer service shifts on the library floor. Previous library experience is helpful but not mandatory and can be learnt on the job for a suitable candidate.

We have some exciting projects on the horizon including a digitisation project, reintroducing our volunteer program, improving the management of our First Nations collection and utilising interactive technology.

This position is predominantly based at the Heritage Centre at Williamstown Library but may run events and workshops across the municipality and may be required to work at any of the Hobsons Bay City Council sites as rostered. Weekend and evening shifts will be required.

A copy of the position description can be found on the Hobsons Bay City Council website or by contacting our Customer Service team on 1300 179 944. For further information please contact Tracie Fairchild, Team Leader Library Services and Lifelong Learning on 9932 2057.

Applications must include a cover letter outlining your suitability to the role and an updated resume. Applications close 11.30pm Sunday 25 September 2022.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity, Child Safety and Workplace Diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.


For further information please contact Tracie Fairchild, Team Leader Library Services and Lifelong Learning on 03 9932 2057 or visit the council website www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au. 

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