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Collection Services Librarian

Job details

Massey University
15 Mar 2020
Manawatu / Wanganui
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Education & Development


Office of the Provost
Palmerston North

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā!

E ngā mana e ngā reo e ngā karangatanga maha tēnā koutou katoa. Kei te wātea tēnei tūranga ki Te Putanga ki Te Ao Mātauranga ki Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa.

Ko ngā kōrero e whai ake nei he kōrero e pā ana ki te tūranga wātea.

Are you passionate about delivering collections that reflect customer needs with both print and digital resources? Do you have great data analysis skills, and a real understanding of the complexities of Library electronic and print collections? Are you self-driven and able to lead your own work? Do you have proven ability to work with others effectively to achieve outcomes?

Located at Massey University Library's Manawatū campus, the collection services librarian will assist and support the Collection Manager in the operation of the Collection Services Section, and the maintenance and development of the Library collection and high-quality bibliographic databases. You will be the CAUL Content Coordinator for Massey and there will be a particular focus on the evaluation, acquisition and administration of electronic resources.

You will also assist with the collection, analysis and reporting of collections-related assessment data to inform decision-making, and ensure collection development and management activities are evidence-based and user-centred. You will use your data analysis and organisation skills to contribute to projects related to the Library's programme of reviewing physical collections.

Achieving success in this role will require you to be:

  • proactive in establishing trusted relationships, both within the Library and with external providers
  • willing to take the initiative in improving processes and services
  • passionate about delivering collections that reflect customer needs
  • interested in data analysis and the complexities of Library collections
  • attentive to detail
  • supportive of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi-led direction of the University.

For further information please contact Jo-Ann Cowie J.Cowie@massey.ac.nz, Collection Manager, Manawatū Campus.

Closing date: 15 March 2020
Reference number: OP_L_136_02/20

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://masseyunicareers.nga.net.nz

How to apply

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