Library Assistant - 20hrs/week

Job details

Organisation
Auckland Museum
Closes
26 Nov 2012
Region
Auckland
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Literature & Publishing

Share

Part-time 20 Hours

Auckland Museum is an influential, much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its extensive collections and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum’s stories.

The Auckland Museum’s Library is one of the country’s oldest collection rich documentary heritage institutions, with books, manuscripts, maps, ephemera and photographs. The Library also operates three Information Centres placed within the Museum galleries, one on each floor: Maori and Pacific, Natural History and a Military Information Centres.

This role will be reporting to the Team Leader, Enquiry & Research Services, helping to deliver dynamic, proactive and engaging information services to the public; to Museum staff, and help develop our online resources. Duties will include public desk and research work, data entry, selection of materials and development of information tools or activities for public use.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • You will relate well to a wide range of people. You will have a strong interest and sound knowledge in New Zealand environment, history, and society.
  • Teamwork, excellent oral and written communication, research and interpersonal skills, initiative and self-motivation are competencies of the position.
  • This position will be suitable for a person who has completed tertiary education and is embarking on a career in librarianship or information delivery.

You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this position.

Key skills

You will relate well to a wide range of people. You will have a strong interest and sound knowledge in New Zealand environment, history, and society.

How to apply

Apply online

Written by

The Big Idea Listings Manager

20 Nov 2012

Interests The Big Idea is a self-help website but there are times when the creative community needs a hand. Lena Days is the Listings Manager and looks after the Jobs & Opportunities section of the site. Lena also manages the Display Advertising on the site.