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Library Assistant and Library Coordinator

Waitaki District Council

Library Assistant Interloans and Large Print Support


Large Print and Audio Visual Services Coordinator

Part time positions 20 -24 hours per week

Do you want to be part of a friendly, committed, and passionate team that has built up an impeccable reputation in the community?

We have two part-time roles available to support the work of the fantastic high performing and fun Waitaki District Libraries team.

The Library Assistant Interloans and Large Print Support leads the interloans work requested by other NZ Libraries using the National Library Te Puna database. The Large Print and Audio Visual Services Coordinator maintains collections responsibility for large print, audio visual and e-audio material. A key aspect of the role is providing support to the Front of House Supervisor and providing guidance and training to the wonderful library volunteers.

For both roles, we need your sparkling customer service skills that add value to our customers' experience of the library. Rostered Saturday duty is required, along with the possibility of some evening work.

Full in-house training will be given to the successful applicants.

We would prefer candidates with Library experience, especially in the areas as specified in the Position Descriptions. Digital literacy, confidence and self-awareness are essential pre-requisites for these positions.

Waitaki is one of New Zealand's most vibrant on-the-grow districts and home to great lakes, ski fields, cycle trails, epic tramping, fishing and hunting, surf beaches and so much more. Award-winning restaurants, wineries, craft breweries, Steampunk and Oamaru's fascinating Victorian Precinct will be at your doorstep, along with Aotearoa's longest national heartland cycleway (the Alps to Ocean) and the fabulous Waitaki Whitestone Geopark. In 2020 Oamaru was voted the most welcoming town in New Zealand by Bookings.com. Add to this affordable housing, great schools and a real sense of community with no traffic jams.

Enquiries regarding the positions can be made to Jenny Bean, Libraries Manager on 03 433 0885 or 027 247 6910. Applications close at 12pm Monday 10 May 2021.

Applications close: 10 May 2021

Reference: 5446166
Location: Oamaru, Otago
Listed: 15 April 2021

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