Library Manager

John Scott

07 4783 9971 
 
  • Appointed to position of Manager Library Services April 2009.
  • Prior to that worked for two international Library software companies in various roles and was Library Manager at Parkes Shire Council and Bega Valley Shire Council in New South Wales.
  • Has professional qualifications in Librarianship and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Lived in the Burdekin since 2009.
  • Enjoys walking his Boston Terrier “Buster”

General Details

The Burdekin Library and the Home Hill Branch Library are staffed by five full-time employees, one part-time employee and one trainee. The objective of the section is to provide and promote library services to the community. Library operations are administered as per Local Law – Libraries and a Service Level Agreement with State Library of Queensland.  Management of library services is in cooperation with Council and the State Library of Queensland.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Administration and management of library operations, as per Local Law – Libraries
  • Develop and maintain stock collection
  • Evaluate developments in the Library’s computerised management system
  • Compile, submit and control budget
  • Develop and maintain public relations and promotion of library services
  • Compile statistical reports for Council and State Library of Queensland
  • Report and recommend to Council on all matters dealing with library services

See Also

Burdekin Libraries

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