Librarian (Kaitiaki Pukapuka)

Librarian (Kaitiaki Pukapuka)

Fixed Term-Full Time

Tauranga Campus


Te Wānanga o Aotearoa invites applications for a Librarian to provide a high standard of library and information services to tauira and kaimahi throughout the takiwā based on the guiding principles and strategic goals of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. This permanent, full- time role is based at our Tauranga Campus.


Duties include; but not limited to:


  • Enhance and maintain library collections, databases and catalogues
  • Ensure that the library environment and resources reflect the needs of users in vb
  • Contribute to local and national planning around library services, sites and resourcing
  • Provide leadership, performance management and support for all direct reports
  • Establish and maintain internal and external relationships with library ad information agencies
  • Health & Safety awareness for all kaimahi and tauira


To be successful for this role the candidate must attain;


  • Bachelor Degree in Library and information services or related subject
  • 2+ years professional library experience; experience in a tertiary library would be advantageous
  • Teaching or training experience is desirable
  • Experience in relating library processes to library management systems
  • Supervisory experience is desirable
  • Understands and uses basic te reo Māori phrases, mihi and greetings (TARM level 2 or equivalent qualification is desirable)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership skills
  • Excellent computer literacy skills including Microsoft office suite


The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to customer service with the ability to build, establish and maintain relationships with all internal and external stakeholders; ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations of the campus library. Working some weekends and evenings will be a requirement of this role.



To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs site:


Enquiries to Sarah Tuhakaraina


Closes Sunday 29 March 2020

Fixed Term Full-time

Job no: 20WAE018

Location: Tauranga

Closing Date: Sunday, 29 March 2020