Librarian Pasifika

Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: West Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council



  • Fixed term full time role, February 2023 - January 2024
  • Located at Te Manawa Westgate, utilise your fluency in a Pasifika language
  • Fun and vibrant working environment


He angitūtanga: The opportunity


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

In this role you will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a range of Pasifika-centric library programmes and work closely with our Pasifika communities. In addition, you will also support the delivery of our regular library programmes for children and their whānau.  You will be an advocate for the Pasifika voice and develop key relationships in the Henderson Massey Pasifika community.

You’ll provide a level of customer service that is second to none.  You will proactively embrace current, new and emerging technology and support customers and staff to successfully use information resources and devices.


He kōrero mōu: About you


You are innovative, confident and willing to learn and ‘give it a go’. You are fluent in a Pasifika language and have an interest in designing new programmes to connect with our Pasifika community.

A collaborative team member, you’re willing to advocate internally for the needs and expectations of Pasifika as customers.  Excellent digital skills and strong attention to detail, with proven customer service experience, are all key skills and attributes that will set you up for success.



Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer


We will offer you a career enhancing opportunity, competitive remuneration and to be part of Auckland’s meaningful history. You’ll be part of a team that is passionate about what we do. If you are high performing, passionate about Auckland and the world around you and would like the chance to facilitate making tangible and visible improvements to our environment, then join us.


This is a fixed term opportunity until 26 January 2024, working 40 hours per week on a variable schedule. Te Manawa is open seven days a week so flexibility around working hours including evenings, weekends and public holidays is required.


Applications close: Monday 30th January 2023
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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.