We are seeking a Māori and Pacific Collection Librarian. You will be responsible for the collection management of our Māori and Pacifica resources which are a taonga for our communities.

This position will appeal to your interest in developing and delivering kaupapa Māori/Pacifica initiatives for all ages including Māori/Pacifica language and bilingual story-telling sessions.

Your library duties will include rostered front of house reference shifts where your knowledge and customer service skills will shine.

You will be confident about facilitating programming in a te reo Māori environment and enjoy collaborating with our children’s library team on the delivery of te reo Māori-based programming.

Your command of Ngā Upoko Tukutuku and their application will be invaluable. Your goal as pou tokomanawa, will be to use your knowledge to support and walk alongside our staff as they grow their competencies and initiatives.

The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification preferably in Matauranga Māori/Pacifica studies, and/or a professional library qualification, and/or significant experience working in a public library. To facilitate and support the delivery of te reo Māori and/or Pacific language initiatives, proficiency in te reo Māori and/or a Pacific Language is required.

This is a permanent, full-time position that includes occasional Saturday shifts.

To reduce the risk of harm of Covid-19 to our staff and our community, Council require all staff to be fully vaccinated. It has therefore been determined that this role may only be performed by a person who is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

If you would like to join our Library team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment please apply via our Careers Portal. Should you require further information please contact Alice Ching-Wen Pitt on 237 1486 for more information.

Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Thursday, 2 June 2022.

For a position description and to apply, please visit pcc.careercentre.net.nz