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Librarian - Engagement and Activation

Job details

Hamilton City Council
3 Nov 2020
Work type
Fixed Term
Work classification
Literature & Publishing


There is a need for our libraries to think differently following the impact COVID-19 has had on our communities.

Hamilton City Libraries is looking for two innovative and community focused people to join its Whakaahu/Innovation team!

This is an 18-month fixed term role as part of the National Libraries partnership programme.

As Hamilton City Libraries’ Engagement and Activation Librarian you will support communities and hapuu to achieve their goals by working together, building on strengths and fostering engagement.

You will identify gaps in the support libraries provide the community by working in partnership with communities, government agencies, tangata whenua, funders, businesses and local organisations to create meaningful programmes and event which encourage and support digital and literacy skills.

To view the full position description, click here 

The recruiting range for this role starts at $70,000 per annum and will be negotiated for the right candidate in accordance with skills and experience.

Hamilton City Libraries is a business activity of Hamilton City Council’s Community Group. The wider organisation is committed to be 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 committed to building a stronger economy and a more attractive 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 of 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. Shortlisted 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.

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

Written by

Bettle & Associates

22 Oct 2020