Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa

LEAD ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN - NORTHTEC

The Role
We are currently seeking passionate, solutions focussed and dynamic lead to provide guidance to our Library team and support to our Manager Student Services.

Our Library is in a central location at the Raumanga campus; close to the Café, Enrolments and Student Support. It is climate-controlled and has multiple tables and carrels which prove popular study places both for groups of ākonga and individual ākonga. There is a computer suite, and two multi-function printer/copy/scanners. A dedicated study room is available by booking and is frequently used.
The library provides online services, teaching support, face to face support, technical support, physical collections- books, equipment, journals, Māori collections, audio/visual, computer suite, large study room, as well as champion initiatives to promote ākonga participation and completion; develop culturally appropriate learning environment planning and service performance with stakeholders.

Skills and Experience
• Minimum 8 years relevant library experience
• Knowledge and proven experience in the provision of library services
• Knowledge and proven experience of adult teaching and learning programmes
• Knowledge of Inquiry Learning- information literacy; collaboration and plan the orientation programme
• Knowledge of digital information
• Demonstrated ability of understanding the NZ tertiary education environment
• Demonstrated ability in working with groups – planning, delivering and evaluating
• Demonstrated ability to implement innovation and change
• Proficient use of phrases, mihi and greetings in te reo Māori or Level 5-6 Te Reo Māori or equivalent qualification
• Confident knowledge of āhuatanga Māori, actively supports cultural activities and increases knowledge/understanding
Applications must be received by close of business on Friday, January 11th 2019. Please visit our careers site www.careers.northtec.ac.nz for more information and to apply.
More about NorthTec
NorthTec is committed to developing Northland and its people through tertiary education. NorthTec is the region's largest provider of tertiary education, with campuses and learning centres in Whangarei and across Northland in addition to over 60 community based delivery points. NorthTec remains the only Tertiary Education Institute (TEI) based north of Auckland that provides programmes from foundation to degree level.
The region’s gentle climate, relaxed lifestyle and unbounded opportunities continue to attract people from around the world to Northland’s spectacular rural and coastal surroundings.
Te Tai Tokerau Wānanga, He kuratini whakatangata, whakakaha hāpori hoki
He kuratini e taea ai koe te ako i ngā āhuatanga e whai mahi ai

Closing date: 
Friday, January 12, 2018
Organisation: 
NorthTec
Contact email: 
hr@northtec.ac.nz

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