Manager, Recreation and Libraries - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 14/04/2022
REF: DCCmrl0122
Applications for this listing are closed

Manager, Recreation and Libraries

Close Date: 14/04/2022
REF: DCCmrl0122
  • Lead to enhance community connection
  • Seeking broad portfolio management
  • Bring innovation and renewal

The position
Aligning to Council’s objective of improving the wellbeing of people in the community, this position leads the development and implementation of innovative strategies to increase participation in leisure, sport, lifelong learning and social connection. Integral to good service culture is establishing and fostering strong relationships with internal and external client groups to best understand community needs drivers.
Reporting to the General Community, the position oversees planning and performance of strategies, services and projects to build the capability, culture and performance of the Recreation and Libraries Department. Team development is critical, facilitated through empowering, motivating and developing staff within an environment that promotes diversity, trust and respect. The position currently has six direct reports covering Leisure Services, Leisure Contracts, Reservoir Leisure Centre Bundoora Park Farm, and Darebin Libraries.
Success requires that you have relevant leadership and management experience at a senior level in the engagement of diversified stakeholders and community groups. Exceptional stakeholder engagement and communication skills are expected along with vision and innovation. Relevant tertiary qualifications are expected.
The organisation:
The City of Darebin provides over 100 services to residents, businesses and community groups, from the early years – maternal and child health and family services – through to retirement and seniors activities.
Services are also available to support new businesses, maintenance of roads, footpaths and drains, waste collection, youth services, libraries, sports grounds, arts programs, festivals and more.
For more information visit: Darebin City Council
Applications close: Thursday, 14 April 2022
To apply – Click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference DCCmrl0122 addressing your cover letter with five key career achievements and resume to Katie Hooker of Fisher Leadership or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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