Librarian Programme & Events

Date: 21-Sep-2022

Location: North Shore, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Work with a diverse community to create programming that will make a difference!
  • Bring your passion for libraries and your local community to this exciting role 
  • Permanent 30 hour per week position, based primarily in the Glenfield Library


An opportunity is available in the Kaipātiki Local Board Libraries, based currently at the Glenfield Library for a: Librarian Programme and Events


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Librarians play a key role in providing a welcoming, professional and great library service. They collaborate with customers in the library and in the community making it easy for people to access and use the various library resources that are available to them. Librarians have community at their heart and consistently provide excellent customer service to ensure all customers receive an unforgettable experience.


This role is currently worked at the Glenfield Library.  This library has a strong community focus, offering an inclusive and welcoming environment for everyone. In this exciting role with variety and challenge, you will be leading the development, promotion and delivery of community-focused programmes and events designed to engage the public with local libraries within the Kaipātiki Local Board. 

Our libraries are open 7 days a week so flexibility around working hours including a weekend day is required.


He kōrero mōu: About you


 We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:


  • Use library processes & systems with confidence
  • Set the standard for promotions including posters, networking/ social media
  • Collaborate and co-design with the community inside and outside the library
  • Build and maintain community connections
  • Promote and raise awareness of library resources, services, and programmes
  • Exhibit excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Enable and support the co-design of programmes and services
  • Balance multiple tasks and priorities
  • Confidently use social media platforms to engage with the community.

The role will form part of the leadership team in the library’s day-to-day operations and support for team members. 


Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
This is a rewarding role with the opportunity to directly impact and uplift services to the local community. You’ll be part of an engaged team who shares a passion for people, their community and who love to make a difference in helping to make Auckland a vibrant place to live, work and play.


If you are enthusiastic about delivering events and programmes that engage the community with libraries, are passionate about literature, readers advisory and technology, have leadership experience, then please apply now.


Applications close Sunday 2 October

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.