Children’s and Young Adults’ Librarian

Permanent Full Time

Know your Katniss from your Tris?  Able to amuse small children with a single sentence?  Know what the T in S.T.E.A.M is?  Then we want you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Hastings District Libraries for a Children’s and Young Adults’ Librarian to work as part of the team based at the Havelock North Library.

Applicants should have a passion and proven success working with young people, experience in customer service, the ability to work as part of a small team while also contributing across a district-wide network and be able to manage priorities without close supervision.  Our successful candidate will have a strong focus on children’s and young adults’ reading and literacy using a variety of resources in innovative ways in order to engage, encourage and support our younger community.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Promoting children's and young adults' library services and outreach programmes

- Promoting reading and providing literacy support to young people and their whānau

- Planning and delivery of children’s and young adults’ reading programmes

- Customer service desk duties as part of a team

For further information regarding this role and to register and apply visit

Location: Hastings

Closing Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Job no: DUAG739013


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