Heritage Librarian

We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-driven and motivated individual to join Whanganui’s Alexander Library Heritage and Archives team.

Are you looking for a job that connects you with the historical knowledge of Whanganui and New Zealand; provides an outstanding service that people want, of which you can be proud, and has you working with a friendly, inclusive team?

Do you have the following:

  • Knowledge and experience of records management within a library, archive, iwi repository or museum context
  • Proven ability in collection and/or historical research
  • A high standard of computer and information literacy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

This role involves caring for, documenting and sharing heritage collections in appropriate formats that are guided by Te Kāuru principles.

If you are an innovative person with a “can do” attitude, capable of multi-tasking, and comfortable communicating and working with a wide range of people in writing and in person, then we would love to hear from you.

You will need to have a current NZ driver’s licence as well as post-secondary qualification or work experience in a relevant subject.

Enquiries about this vacancy can be made to Sandy Nepia on 06 349 1000 or Sandy@whanganuilibrary.com

Please do not send applications to this person. Only applications via Council’s website will be accepted for this role.

Interested? Please review the position description and apply via our careers site without delay: https://whanganuidc.recruitmenthub.co.nz/Vacancies

Reference code 6200411

Please note, only applications submitted via our careers page can be considered.

Applications close 07 February 2023