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Librarian Youth

Date: 03-May-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

He angitūtanga: The opportunity


Te Manawa is a community hub delivering an integrated service for customers to access library services, creative facilities, community programmes, bookable spaces and customer services all under one roof.

The Youth Librarian plays a vital role in connecting youth, families, and whanau with library services, resources and programmes at Te Manawa. You’ll also support the day-to-day operations and be willing to assist all customers with their enquiries. 


He kōrero mōu: About you


Your natural ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds along with strong digital and social media skills are essential. You are innovative, confident and willing to learn and ‘give it a go’. You will have an interest in designing programmes and activations that connect and engage with youth.

You will have a tertiary qualification in a related discipline and have 2-4 years’ experience in libraries or in a related field.


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


Here you’ll have the opportunity to work across the largest public libraries in Australasia and serve one of New Zealand’s fastest growing cities.  In return, you’ll be immersed in an energetic, community-focused team, who have a passion for people, their community and who love making a difference in helping to make Auckland a vibrant place to live, work and play. 


This is a part-time, fixed-term role until the end of Nov 2021 and is based at Te Manawa (Westgate). We offer a minimum of 24 hours per week on a variable schedule. Te Manawa is open seven days a week so some flexibility around working hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays is required.



Applications close 17th May 2021


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.