Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Library Assistants (Full Time & Part Time)

E nga Iwi, e nga karangatanga maha huri noa i te motu, tenei te mihi atu ki a koutou katoa. E karanga tenei ki a koutou. Haere mai, tono mai mo tetahi o nga turanga i Nga Kete Wananga-o-Otautahi.

Christchurch City Libraries are seeking Library Assistants who reflect the diversity of our community and can work in a constantly evolving, busy and vibrant environment. You will need excellent customer service skills and will be confident initiating contact with customers as you move around the library, rather than working across a desk. Your enthusiastic attitude will also help our customers to develop new skills and to connect with information, ideas and works of the imagination.

You will be confident with technology in its various forms and will be committed to keeping current (both at work and in your own time) with the increasing range of devices and resources which you will use with customers to answer their many and varied questions. You will be able to work well in a team and share your learning and your broad general knowledge with colleagues. You will be flexible and adaptable and have the physical stamina and energy needed to get the job done.

You will support the library to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and its commitment to engage with diverse communities.

Does this sound like you? If so, then consider one of these rewarding roles. All of these positions require evening and weekend work. Minimum qualifications are University Entrance or equivalent and at least six months' experience in a customer services role.

While specific Library Assistant positions are being recruited for at this time, we encourage applicants to apply where they are interested in other Library Assistant roles/locations as should other positions become available during the recruitment process, applicants will be considered for those roles where they have identified an interest. For information regarding our other locations please visit

For further information about the services of Christchurch City Libraries, visit our website

See our website for the specific positions available. You will be able to specify in your online application form the positions you would like to be considered for.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 7062LIA.

Closing date: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Christchurch City Council

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