Ko wai koe? – Who are you?

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, this could be the role for you.

You will be passionate about people, fluent in te reo Māori, have a strong pedagogic background, adept at building relationships and take pride in providing a quality service experience.

Being part of the Library means being part of our community, supporting not just the University, but our local Kirkiriroa and Tauranga communities as well as our wider communities through the University’s extensive global partnership network.

You will be working as part of a great supportive Library team at the University. We are committed to supporting flexible working and will consider applicants who would like to work part-time. This role can be offered between 0.6-1 FTE.

Ngā kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We have an exciting opportunity at the Library for someone to join our Teaching and Learning team. You will specifically support our Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies as well as provide wider support for Māori students across the University. You will also lead the Library’s work to embed mātauranga Māori within the curriculum.

Reporting to the Teaching and Learning Manager, and working closely with colleagues from across the Library, you will be part of a team that is responsible for the development and delivery of digital and information skills.

This role is a minimum 0.6 FTE up to full-time and could work around your other commitments.

Salary will be in the range of $76,302-$87,768, per year based on skills, knowledge and experience brought to the position.

For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact the University Librarian, Michelle Blake michelle.blake@waikato.ac.nz or Pou Ārahi, Hurihia McDonald hurihia@waikato.ac.nz

Please see the position description and candidate pack for more information.

For additional information about the Library please see: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/library/about

Ko wai mātou? – Who are we?

The University Library/Te Whare Pukapuka o Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato is an inspirational and innovative academic library situated in the heart of the campus in Te Manawa (the Student Centre) in Hamilton. The University also has a Tauranga Campus and global partnerships in a number of countries all of which are supported by the Library.

The Library Plan is built on the principles of the University of Waikato’s Treaty Statement: mahi tahi (partnership), kaitiakitanga (active protection) and kōwhiringa (options) and supports the University’s ambition to become the first anti-racist institution in Aotearoa. The Library aims to ensure that its services and resources are inclusive for all and integrate kaupapa and mātauranga Māori throughout its policies and processes.

Our mission is to be a Library that is at the heart of the whole community, ‘Ko Te Tangata’, for the people. The success of the Library depends on the strength of our relationships and how we foster and sustain these. The Library utilises user experience (UX) techniques, co-creation and coproduction models with our user communities to ensure that not only do services meet community needs but that the Library also fosters a sense of belonging for all, empowering all.

The University of Waikato is a tertiary institution that is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong industry and international links to help grow the economy and advance knowledge.

He aha ngā take me tono mai ai koe? – Why should you apply for this position?

We want you to be part of our success! Our University stands proudly on the world stage as a provider of future-focused, international education and an active player in global research. Our rankings reflect these strengths. Working with us means you’ll enjoy a satisfying work environment with many benefits.

At Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, the University of Waikato, we embrace equity and diversity; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants with the relevant capabilities from all backgrounds to apply.

Applications close at 9am on Wednesday, 12 April 2023.

To view the Candidate Pack, please follow this link: https://expressonline.haineslink.co.nz/pdfs/758142_JobDesc.pdf