Library Community Partnering and Engagement Specialist
Fixed term until June 2022
Do you have a passion for community engagement and coordinating partnerships?
Do you have exceptional communication skills?
Are you energised by stakeholder engagement and building long term partnerships?
Are you an experienced and looking for a unique opportunity to make a difference in the community?
Puke Ariki has a national reputation for their joint library, museum and research centre situated in New Plymouth. Presently we have an exciting opportunity for a fixed term (until June 2022) Community Partnering and Engagement Specialist to join our team.
This role has come about as result of the New Zealand Partnering Fund
You will be responsible for building engagement with stakeholders and the planning, development and delivery of high quality digital literacy programing and services to targeted sectors of our community to assist in the recovery of the Taranaki community to provide benefit and value to the community.
Reporting to the Puke Ariki Library Manager you will contribute to the Library Leadership Team and provide support and guidance on operational matters and provide advice on partnership opportunities to the Library Leadership team.
You will work one day a week at Puke Ariki that may include some weekend work.
New Plymouth District Council plays a key role in supporting community well-being, the economy, the environment and the overall quality of life in the New Plymouth District.
Our Council vision is to build a lifestyle capital, and being part of our team means you will help make our district a better place to live and to work.
At New Plymouth District Council, we embrace diversity and have a culture that is built on trust and respect. We offer flexible working (where available) and you get to work with a team of dedicated experts who share a passion for making a difference.
We aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this role between $67,740 - $73,760.
We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition.
The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff
Applications close on Friday 23 October.
Community Partnering and Engagement Specialist
JOB LEVEL : Technical Specialist
REPORTS TO :
Puke Ariki Library Manager
Customer and Community
POSITION PURPOSE : To manage :
To manage :
Integrated Puke Ariki Leads, Senior Librarians, Business Partners including Marketing and Promotion, Human Resources, HSE, Finance, Property, the Business Support team.
External Customers, Government Departments including National Library of New Zealand, communities across the District, Local Councils, Professional organisations, Digital Partners, WINZ, Tui Ora, Work,
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Maintain professional knowledge by keeping current and active with local, regional and international developments in library and information services.
Share professional knowledge and expertise and keep abreast of emerging trends.
Show commitment to support Puke Ariki to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi
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