Whakaahu / Innovation Librarian

  • Location: Hamilton Central
  • Employment Type:  Permanent
  • Applications Close: 9 October 2022

Hikina te wero – Take up the challenge

About the role

  • Hamilton City Libraries has an exciting opportunity for someone to create, organise and deliver events, activities and programmes (educational or social workshops, classes and initiatives) for the community of Kirikiriroa.
  • This will include working individually and with other teams to gather and analyse feedback and data from our communities around their wants and needs, as well as building and maintaining effective relationships with members and groups of the community.
  • As part of this role, you will need to be a motivated self-starter, capable of organising your workload, planning tasks, working individually and as part of a team and have excellent communication skills.
  • The recruiting range for this role starts at $52,811 per annum and could be negotiated for the right candidate.

About you

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a team player with outstanding organisation and communication skills
  • Possess the ability to confidently speak in public, with an understanding of cultural identity, the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and have the skills and the ability to relate well to a wide diversity of people in a personalised way
  • Have experience in the design, planning and facilitation of activities, events and initiatives

Apply now

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.
Learn more about the role by clicking here to view a copy of the position description.
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.  This role is covered by the Children’s Act 2014, which means that shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo all safety checking requirements under the Act before commencing employment, as well as during employment. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role.

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

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

Only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.