Kairuruku Ratonga Tāhiko, Te Rōpū Tautāwhi, Ngā Puna Mātauraka, Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

eServices Coordinator, Library Access and Collections, Library, University of Canterbury

  • part-time (18.75 hours per week), continuing (ie permanent) position

Nau mai, tauti mai, tono mai ki tēnei tūranga pai!

The University of Canterbury Library is part of the Learning Resources portfolio which supports staff and students at the University of Canterbury by equipping them with materials for their learning, teaching and research needs, and by providing a world-class campus environment in which to use them.

The Library Access and Collections team coordinates, integrates and supports the access for users to library resources at any time, from anywhere.

The team are seeking a new part-time eServices Coordinator to work with the existing eServices team of 3 staff.  The ideal applicant would have a passion for new technologies and experience in supporting library applications.  They require an understanding of information architecture, metadata, library standards and web technologies.

The applicant will require a positive and caring attitude to ensure the students and staff feel understood and supported.  They will thrive on the challenge of the constant learning and prioritisation required to carry out a wide variety of daily tasks.  The successful applicant will enjoy working both independently and collaboratively to troubleshoot issues and achieve goals.  The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to bicultural competence and confidence and develop an elementary understanding of Te Reo Māori and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

The principle responsibilities will include maintaining, enhancing and integrating the library’s applications and web-based discovery systems, and working with IT staff to maintain supporting infrastructure.  The eServices C oordinators work with a number of software applications, including DSpace, LibGuides, Summon, MINISIS (archives management system) and Horizon (library management system).

The successful applicant will be supported to become familiar with the range of library, learning, teaching and research systems the library works with.  A basic level of web-based programming languages will be used to maintain and customise these systems.

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted online.  These documents should link your experience to the position description in particular to the behaviours, skills and knowledge required.

Download the full Position Description from https://ucvacancies.canterbury.ac.nz/PositionDescriptions/PD DETAILS

The closing date for this position is: Monday 23 October 2017

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of benefits in joining UC please visit us online at: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.