Waimakariri Libraries - Reader and Reference Services Coordinator

The Waimakariri Libraries are vibrant hubs centred in the rapidly growing communities of Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Oxford. Modern library facilities, quality collections, a powerful online presence and an enhanced customer experience are key to the services provided.

               The primary functions of this role include developing and managing the delivery of value-added reader advisory and reference services and working with library staff to meet the information, reading and recreational needs of customers.

               The successful candidate will:

                ◾Manage, motivate and mentor the Reader and Reference Services Team

                ◾Have an eye for innovation and the drive to implement new technologies, products and solutions

                ◾Model the Council's values in interactions with staff and customers

               Essential characteristics include:

                ◾A professional library qualification, degree and post qualification experience

                ◾A track record of delivering quality customer service and team leadership in a changing library environment

                ◾Experience in providing value-added reader advisory and reference services

                ◾Experience in assessing, utilising, and promoting electronic information resources and the development of Search and Discovery tools

               This is a 32 hour per week position. Hours of work will be as agreed with the Libraries Manager and may be required at any of the Library's service points. It is expected that regular time will be spent in all the libraries to facilitate teamwork and to ensure reader and reference services are being delivered appropriately across the network.

               A position description is available on the Council's website.

               For further information, please contact the District Libraries Manager on 0800 965 468 (Ext: 8610) or via email library@wmk.govt.nz

               The Council is an equal opportunities employer.

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               Applications Close 11/02/2018.  

                How to Apply  To apply for this job go to: http://waimakariridc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies/3942923/title/Waimakariri-Libraries-Reader-and-Reference-Services-Coordinator. Applications close 11 February 2018.


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