Manager Community Place - Library

Date: 19-Jul-2021

Location: NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



He angitūtanga: The opportunity
We are currently looking for a Manager Community Place - Library, where you will join our passionate and highly motivated team, responsible for leading day-to-day operational management of the library, including responsibility for financial and staffing allocations.
You will create effective community practice, addressing needs and priorities of the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board and local communities and provide a safe, professional and welcoming environment for customers and staff.
Among others, your day-to-day duties will be to:


  • Facilitate and grow community and partner-led activity to deliver services including programmes and events and provide facility and people management which meets the needs of our diverse community 
  • Collaboratively manage the recruitment and induction of staff for the local board team, as well as the mentoring, upskilling and coaching of existing staff
  • Lead and develop our community-based staff for delivering excellence in visitor experiences, ensuring through your work that Te Ao Māori is evident throughout service design and delivery

He kōrero mōu: About you
We are looking for an individual with a minimum of 2 years Libraries experience. A recognised Bachelors Degree qualification in a relevant discipline (library, community service/development) or above, would be advantageous.  
You have solid customer service and administrative experience with strong stakeholder management skills and an ability to build rapport with a wide range of people.
You understand the importance of relationships with Māori in Tāmaki Makaurau and have knowledge of local iwi and places of importance to them.
You have a current drivers' licence


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are committed to environmental action and green growth to achieve our vision of becoming the world’s most liveable city. 
In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment. Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini  My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.
You will be offered a challenge, huge variety and a real opportunity to make a difference to the community.
You’ll also have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts!


Tono inaianei: Apply Now!
If you have the required experience and a passion for developing life-long learners who think and act sustainably, then we want to hear from you!

Applications close: 2nd August 


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.