Library Assistant (Kaiāwhina – Tiaki Pukapuka)

Permanent Part-time

Library Assistant (Kaiāwhina – Tiaki Pukapuka)

Permanent, part time (18.75 hours per week)

Start date: January 2018

Whirikoka Campus

Ref: 17WHIRI007

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa invites applications for a Library Assistant to provide a high standard of library and information services to tauira and kaimahi. This permanent, part time role is based at our Whirikoka (Gisborne) Campus.

Duties include ensuring all circulations tasks are completed in a timely manner; assisting and supporting kaimahi with the Cataloguing Client Module database; developing and maintaining the library database and access points to meet the needs of stakeholders; and assisting with general library duties to maintain the efficient operation of the library.

The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to customer service with the ability to build, establish and maintain relationships with library and information agencies; ensure the smooth running of day-to-day operations of the campus library; and assist the Librarian in planning for future library and information needs of the regional community.  Working some weekends and evenings will be a requirement of this role.

Candidates will have a Certificate in Library Studies or Diploma in Māori Information

Management; proven professional library experience preferably in tertiary education; well-developed customer service skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and Intermediate Microsoft Office knowledge.

Knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori would be an advantage.

The start date for this role will be in January 2018.

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

Enquiries to Pier Uruamo, email  

Closes Friday 3 November 2017 @4.00pm

Location: Gisborne

Closing Date: Friday, 3 November 2017

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Job no: 17WHIRI0010


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