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

Subject Librarian (Science)

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We are seeking a qualified librarian, to help support the research of academic staff, and the teaching and learning activities of students (both on-campus and at a distance). Based in the Manawatū Library and initially aligned to the Massey College of Science, this is an excellent career step for someone wanting to progress in the information profession and we offer a stimulating and supportive work environment. This is a permanent, fulltime position.

Subject Librarians’ responsibilities include supporting the research lifecycle for Massey researchers through providing advice in publication impact, managing research outputs and data and using Library resources. Teaching information skills, both online and in face-to-face classes, collection review and development within a subject speciality, contributing to the Library’s online presence through creating and maintaining teaching resources and digital learning materials, and outreach activities are other key activities.

You will have:
• Excellent research support skills
• An interest in scholarly communication and the academic research process
• passion and enthusiasm for making a difference in higher education
• a strong commitment to customer service
• well-developed communication and relationship-building skills
• an interest in educational technologies and the opportunities they offer
• a degree and professional library qualification

Massey University is known for its distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching, ground-breaking research, and the applied nature of many of its teaching and research programmes. Palmerston North offers affordable, regional city living with free public transport to campus, flat easy walking or cycling, no traffic gridlock and Massey Manawatū is noted for its beautiful park-like grounds.

For further information, please contact:

Cherie Shum
Head of Section, Information & Research Services
Manawatū Library, Massey University
Palmerston North
New Zealand

Phone: (06) 951-6684

Closing date: 
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Massey University
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