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Assistant Librarian - Frankton

Otago - Queenstown

The Role

The position of Assistant Librarian requires a person qualified and experienced in the library profession. This person will facilitate access to Library services and collections by providing technical services, including acquisitions, cataloguing and serials management and inter-loans. The role will also encompass circulation tasks to include: a combination of handling enquiries from the public; issuing and returning library materials; general shelving duties; maintaining borrower records and holds within the library management system; and supporting the team. The Assistant Librarian ensures customers receive accurate information and the service they require promptly, and in a friendly and professional manner. The focus of the role is on the provision of a positive customer experience at all times, both internal and external.

The Assistant Librarian will also support the Collections Librarian, the Acquisitions Team and the local branch Team and will collaborate with the wider QLDC library and organisational teams.

About You

  • Minimum education: Relevant tertiary level qualification
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a customer-facing and library role
  • Ability to be helpful, respectful and responsive
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys communicating with and assisting people from other cultures, communities and countries
  • Comfortable with cash handling
  • Computer literate and technologically capable

The Benefits

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Company social club
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidates

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Job Description

Applications close: 28 Aug 2019