Digital Services Librarian

Permanent, Full Time

About the Role

The Whitireia and WelTec library team thrive on offering a future focused, high quality library service. We are seeking a new team member who is enthusiastic, skilled and wanting to contribute to the ongoing success of our learners.

The Digital Services Librarian role is a vital part of the team who manages the libraries digital information resources, improves access to electronic resources, and provides technical support to ensure accessibility to the libraries information resources which support student outcomes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the provision of electronic information services that enable students and staff to access resources and materials that are required to support successful study outcomes. Liaise with all vendors who provide electronic resources and services to ensure service delivery agreements are met, and that the products are performing at an optimum level.
  • Manage the policies, procedures and processes that underpin the library management system in collaboration with the library team member with expertise in the relevant module.
  • Manage the development, maintenance and administration of all electronic resources and services, including aggregated databases, e-journals, e-books and multimedia platforms.

Location

This position will be required to work across all Wellington regional campuses to maintain/develop relationships and ensure consistent service.

Qualifications/Experience

An undergraduate degree and a library qualification or equivalent.

The ideal candidate has strong IT and relationship building skills, can work in a collaborative manner and can demonstrate excellent communication skills. Also, highly desirable is an ability to use your initiative and work in a proactive way.

About the Role

The Whitireia and WelTec library team thrive on offering a future focused, high quality library service. We are seeking a new team member who is enthusiastic, skilled and wanting to contribute to the ongoing success of our learners.

The Digital Services Librarian role is a vital part of the team who manages the libraries digital information resources, improves access to electronic resources, and provides technical support to ensure accessibility to the libraries information resources which support student outcomes.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage the provision of electronic information services that enable students and staff to access resources and materials that are required to support successful study outcomes. Liaise with all vendors who provide electronic resources and services to ensure service delivery agreements are met, and that the products are performing at an optimum level.
  • Manage the policies, procedures and processes that underpin the library management system in collaboration with the library team member with expertise in the relevant module.
  • Manage the development, maintenance and administration of all electronic resources and services, including aggregated databases, e-journals, e-books and multimedia platforms.

Location

This position will be required to work across all Wellington regional campuses to maintain/develop relationships and ensure consistent service.

Qualifications/Experience

An undergraduate degree and a library qualification or equivalent.

The ideal candidate has strong IT and relationship building skills, can work in a collaborative manner and can demonstrate excellent communication skills. Also, highly desirable is an ability to use your initiative and work in a proactive way.

For a position description or to applygo to the Whitireia website at: https://whitireia.careercentre.net.nz/job/digital-services-librarian/wellington/3044

For other information please email recruitment@wandw.ac.nz

Applications close: Fri 31 July 2020