Te Tari o te Tumu Tuarua Rangahau | Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He pūkenga, he hiahia nōu ki te ārahi (i te taha o te Pou Tuatahi o Ngā Puna Mātauraka) i ngā mahi whakamahere, tautoko i ngā ākonga kia angitu ai, me te whakawhanake, whakapakari hoki i te kākano-rua? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei hei Pou Tuarua.

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

We are seeking a professional and experienced librarian to join the team as a Pou Tuarua | Associate University Librarian. In this position, you will work in partnership with the Pou Tuatahi | University Librarian and lead the Library’s strategic planning, teaching support for student success, and the development and application of bicultural practice for library staff.

The role will include:

  • Collaborating with Library Managers to share knowledge and expertise to deliver holistic and innovative services
  • Provide guidance and cultural support for Māori staff in Ngā Puna Mātauraka | UC Library including support for Te Puna Manawa, the Māori Library staff group.
  • Ensure that Library services are student centric, biculturally robust, and there is continuous evolution of services that is reflective of current student needs within the Library and UC to enhance the student experience.

Mōu | Who You Are

Naturally, you will have an outgoing personality, with a passion and enthusiasm for working in the library and education sector. To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • A proven ability to effectively lead change across libraries or other organisations.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ work experience in a library or education related environment, including management experience.
  • An in-depth knowledge of mātauranga Māori and proficiency in te reo Māori.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

You will work with a dynamic library team who are passionate about making a difference for student and staff learning, teaching and research. You will work with Te Waka Pākākano | Office of Māori, Pacific and Equity.

You will also partner with other groups within Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha, the profession and community.

For more information about the Library and our team, please visit our website.

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC

Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora – Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Based in Ōtautahi Christchurch, Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury stands for whanaungatanga – we value people and their differences, manaakitanga – we extend care and empower others, and tiakitanga – we will enhance and nurture our resources.

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are biculturally competent and confident, engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit www.canterbury.ac.nz

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 5th December 2021 (midnight, NZ time)

Please note applications will be reviewed after the close date.

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resumePlease note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz

Due to current border restrictions, you must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.