Community Engagement Librarian

Do you like engaging with new people, are passionate about improving services to meet community needs, and have a flair for organizing programmes and events?

Our libraries are community hubs for lifelong learning and literacy, as well as a space for relaxation and imagination. We are focused on how we can meet our community’s needs and have a great opportunity for a new role focused on engaging with our communities to develop and deliver innovative learning programmes and events.

This is a permanent role based in Thames but focused on providing positive customer experiences across our three branches. The role is 30 hours per week with the requirement to work Saturdays on a rostered basis, with opportunity for additional hours as the role grows. Additionally, there may be occasions when you will be required to be present at community groups outside of normal working hours.

As a Community Engagement Librarian your ability to engage with a diverse group of people and focus on continually improving our services with provide you with the opportunity to be involved with the future direction of our libraries. This role is varied and busy so excellent communication and attention to detail is a must; you could be developing and delivering programmes, arranging talks on sustainability, organising quiz nights, managing the housebound service, providing readers advisory and being part of the circulation team – all with a smile and a great sense of humour.

You will be a highly motivated star who finds prioritizing easy and enjoys getting the job done. Ultimately if you want to work in a great organisation where integrity, respect, innovation and teamwork are valued, where a diverse environment is celebrated and flexibility is promoted, then we want to hear from you.

Our Thames-Coromandel District Council is one of the largest employers in The Coromandel. We value highly skilled, community focused people who strive to make our strategic plans come to life, in return for competitive pay, generous relocation and ongoing professional development and support.

If you are excited by the potential to add value to our Council and communities with your outstanding knowledge, skills and initiative, then let’s have a chat.

Please apply via our website at

Applications close: 5.00 pm on Monday 5th August 2019