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Position Title: Assistant Librarian – Information Services
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent, Full Time 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 29/05/2018
Application Closing Date: 15/06/2018 11PM
Job #: 056406
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Assistant Librarian – Information Services

Southland Hospital


  • Permanent, 1 FTE (40 Hours per week)


Here at the Southern DHB the community and patients lie at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to creating a high performing organisation with a focus on quality and providing the right care, in the right place, at the right time.  


Our Library service is looking for an Assistant Librarian to be based at Southland Hospital to assist in the provision of Library Services to the SDHB.


In this role you will be assisting in the services and operation of the District wide Library service, providing day to day services for the Southland library, co-ordinatiing the Te Puna interloan requests for the SDHB and assisting the Librarian in maintaining an up-to-date and relevant collection. You will also provide support and assistance to training staff who are on placement at the Southland hospital.


You'll bring to this role a recognised library qualification, and be eligible to attain the LIANZA Professional Registration.  Your knowledge and understanding of collection development and information services principles and practices will be key to your success in this position.  You'll have exceptional customer services skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all our customers, as well as assist them in the training and use of library resources and processes.


A self-motivated person, you will have the ability to complete requests in a timely manner, to think outside the square and conducting further research using your natural attention to detail. You will be supporting and working alongside an extremely wide variety of staff, so will need to quite adaptable and comfortable working in novel situations.


Closing Date: Friday 15th June 2018


For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate and Women’s & Children’s Health Directorates, Phone (03) 470 9462 or Email:

How to Apply  
You can contact the Recruitment team by emailing, or by calling 03 470 9357 (Otago) or 03 214 7220 (Southland)
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

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