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Matihiko Technology Support Librarian

Hamilton City Libraries is seeking a dynamic and innovative Matihiko Technology Support Librarian to help support the development of its next generation of website interactivity, digital collections enhancement, and expanded electronic services and systems. You will also be involved in the ongoing promotion of Hamilton City Libraries, especially through the development of innovative social media campaigns.  

This is a unique opportunity to make a real impact in the changing libraries environment. As a Matihiko Technology Support Librarian, you’ll be a vital part of the Hamilton City Libraries team, responsible for supporting the maintenance and operational requirements of the digital technologies throughout our network of libraries. 

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A proactive, outgoing person with a can-do attitude and outstanding time management skills.
  • Experienced in coaching and supporting others in the use of digital technology and platforms.
  • Interested in social media and the impact this can have in engaging with an audience.
  • Digitally literate and familiar with using databases and search tools to logically gather, organise and analyse information quickly.
  • Familiar with library management systems.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, and the recruitment salary starts at $49,500 per annum, pro rata which can be negotiable to the successful candidate.

Hamilton is New Zealand’s fourth-largest city, and the Waikato is the fastest-growing region in the country. Enjoy affordable metropolitan living and a vibrant growing cultural scene. Hamilton offers the great family friendly lifestyle you’ve been looking for. 

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city. 

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Closing date: 
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Hamilton City Council
Contact email:

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