Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Library Assistant – Permanent, Full-Time x2

Library Assistant – Permanent, Full-Time x2

Manukau Institute of Technology ('MIT') prides itself on being a progressive and visionary employer providing high quality education and training within a multicultural environment. As one of New Zealand's leading polytechnics we strive to ensure educational excellence through our innovative spirit.

We are seeking two permanent, full-time Library Assistants to work in our Lending Services Team.  These positions are based both at our Otara and Manukau Campus Libraries.  Regular hours will be usually worked Monday to Friday with one late night (until 7.30 pm or 8 pm depending on library)

The main responsibilities are to assist with general library circulation duties and answering basic information enquiries.

It is essential to have excellent communication skills, a commitment to providing top quality customer service, proficiency at using information technology, a team focus and empathy to other cultures.  A tertiary qualification is preferred and previous library experience is desirable.  

This is an ideal entry level position.  Preference will be given to a candidate who have started, or intend to study towards a career in librarianship.

At MIT you will work with some incredible people who are passionate about the positive impact we make in the communities we serve.  We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, are well-connected, open and approachable and strive for excellence in all we do.  If you are excited by this role and feel you would fit into our organisation, we would love to hear from you. 

"Kua herea mātou ki te whai i te tūturutanga o Te Tiriti O Waitangi." We are committed to creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive work environment in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Pre-employment checks such as medical and police checks form part of MIT's selection process. Applicants must hold legal entitlement to permanent employment in New Zealand.

More information on our website at,25232.html


Closing date: 
Friday, March 22, 2019
Manukau Institute of Technology
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