Senior Librarian Children & Youth

Date: 26-Nov-2021

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

•    A champion for children and youth services
•    Bring your passion for libraries and your local community to this exciting role 
•    40 hours per week, fixed term opportunity, 6 months till July 2022


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
We currently have an opportunity for someone to join our team as a Senior Librarian Children and Youth in the Devonport Takapuna Local Board area.  You'll be engaging with customers in the library, making it easy for them to access the various library resources that are available and ensuring that they have an unforgettable experience at the library.
This role is vital for connecting children, youth, families and whānau with services and programmes in the Devonport Takapuna Local Board libraries. Mainly based at Takapuna, you will support the day to day operation and provide opportunities to engage the community in the design of new service initiatives targeting children, youth and families.  A key aspect of this role is being a role model and coach in providing great customer service to children, youth and the wider whānau.
He kōrero mōu: About you
Ideally holding a LIANZA professional registration or a teacher registration in New Zealand, you will bring with you a sound knowledge of library technologies and processes, enthusiasm, and an ability to collaborate in the development, implementation and delivery of services and programmes. As this is a role that involves working with children and youth, you will have the natural ability to relate well with people of all ages and backgrounds, excellent communication, and strong digital and readers advisory skills are essential. 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
Along with the benefits that come with being a part of Auckland's largest employer, you'll also be part of Australasia's largest public libraries and can make an impact in one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities. 
If you are enthusiastic about delivering children and youth library services, have a passion for literature and technology and can help others share your passion, we want to hear from you today! Come be part of an exciting team making a difference to the community in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland.
Applications close Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 11.59PM
Auckland Council is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children.  This role is classified as a Children's Worker role under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. As such applicants will be required to undergo police vetting prior to commencing employment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory police check.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.