Working for Wellington City Libraries and Community Spaces

We're looking for people who share our passion for Wellington and have the same values that we do - to make our city an even better place to live and work in.

We are a business unit of Wellington City Council where services and projects are as diverse and interesting as the people who deliver them. Join us in making a positive difference - shape your own future, while reshaping the future of Wellington.

Current vacancies

Collection Development Team Member

Permanent full-time

Wellington City Libraries are looking for an experienced librarian to join the Collection Development Team - helping to select the materials our customers want and need. A professional library qualification would be an advantage for this role.

Are you enthused by the challenge and opportunity of helping shape library collections to fulfil changing customer wants and needs? Are you passionate about digital developments but still comfortable with traditional library media?

If you are a future-focussed team player with a well-developed understanding of current and future digital trends and able to communicate these to help develop our future strategy, then the Collection Development Team would welcome an application from you.

The role involves 24 hours per week contributing to the development of a collection of digital and print materials which meets the current and future needs of Wellington's citizens. A further 16 hours are spent on customer service duties based at the Central Library. You will be using your skills to serve a range of customer groups and promoting our services and collections in innovative ways.

Please contact Elizabeth Russell (801 4153 or for further information.

Please go to Wellington City Council's Careers site for a role description and to apply.

Applications close Sunday 14 August 2016

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Recruitment Process

When you apply for a role, we want you to be prepared so you can demonstrate your skills and experience in the best possible light. For information on our recruitment process and what to expect, please visit the Working Here page on the Wellington City Council website

If you have any questions, contact the hiring manager who is advertising the vacancy above, or email our recruitment team:

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