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Executive Director Libraries Tasmania - 650006

Department of Education
Libraries Tasmania

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Senior Executive Service - Senior Executive Service Level 3
Salary:$196,319 to $215,952 per annum
Employment Type: Fixed-term, full-time, Senior Executive
Region: Statewide

The Department of Education aims to transform the way Tasmanians access education, training and information services, provide a fresh and exciting approach to lifelong learning and build an education system that inspires and supports all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers.


Provide leadership and strategic direction to a state-wide network of library services, community learning, adult literacy and the State’s archive and heritage services, and lead and actively promote connections with schools, colleges and Child and Family Learning Centres throughout the State. Manage Libraries Tasmania in accordance with departmental policies and the provisions of the Libraries Act 1984 and the Archives Act 1983.

Period of Appointment

ASAP for 36 months

Hours per fortnight

73.5 Hours per fortnight

Essential Requirements

The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 requires persons undertaking work in a regulated activity to be registered. A regulated activity is a child related service or activity defined in the Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Regulations 2014. This registration must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of this may be checked at any time during employment.

• Current Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment)

Desirable Requirements

Relevant tertiary qualifications. A senior executive with a proven record of management in a large private or public sector organisation.


Statement of Duties and a reference guide to assist with applying online can be found here:

Statement Of Duties (PDF)

Employment Application Guidelines (PDF)


The State Service Senior Executive Leadership Capability Framework should also be used to assist in the preparation of any application. 

Senior Executive Leadership Capability Framework

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Applicants should forward/include:

  • Comprehensive CV, including two referees
  • One page summary that outlines skills and experience aligned to the selection criteria (as outlined in the Statement of Duties) 

All applicants are required to supply a valid email address with their application for the purposes of email communication.

The cost associated with obtaining a Tasmanian Registration to Work with Vulnerable People (Registration Status - Employment) is the responsibility of the individual.

Applications should be made via the Apply Now button and submitted online by 11.30pm AEDT on the advertised closing date.

Should you have any queries regarding applying for this vacancy online, please contact Department of Education HR Recruitment and Employment phone +61 3 6165 6285.

Applicants needing more information are encouraged to request specific details of the vacancy from the Contact Person.

Name: Isobelle Loh
Title: Executive Officer
Phone: 03 6165 5757

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