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Director - Content and Engagement

Libraries ACT


This position requires a leader with a strong, considered and engaging people focus to successfully deliver and drive a culture of respect and a desire to achieve customer service excellence.

The ideal candidate will possess an innate ability to draw on the right skills in a contextually and environmentally appropriate manner, align team performance and develop capacity to achieve organisational objectives. Model commitment to continual learning, encourage ongoing development and engaging the right people to the right roles.

This role is a senior leadership position in Libraries ACT, and a member of the Libraries ACT Executive Committee. Is provides strategic input into the direction of Libraries ACT as well as facilitating the building of lifelong learners and enriching the community and the economy through library services, programs and projects that increase awareness of the library, engage with non-users and engage the community in ongoing learning.

This position provides strategic management to the marketing and outreach teams, leading by example and developing a collaborative, learning culture.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Recognised tertiary qualifications in library and information studies (as defined by ALIA), or a related discipline are highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience and skills in managing at a senior level within government-funded service organisations.


This is a temporary position available from 22 August 2022 for a period of six months with the possibility of extension up to 12 months. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. This position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: 

Please address Selection Criteria and submit an up to date curriculum vitae.

Applications should be submitted directly via the Apply Now button below.

Contact Officer: Karen York on Karen.York@act.gov.au using the subject line: Director - Content and Engagement enquiry via EthicalJobs or 0422071027

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