Assistant Librarian
Museums Aotearoa
MOTAT, New Zealand
8d ago

An exciting opportunity has opened at The Walsh Memorial Library for a qualified Assistant Librarian, to work across the pictorial collections.

Established in 1964 on MOTAT’s Great North Road site, The Walsh Memorial Library houses an extensive collection of material reflecting the MOTAT collection.

The strength of the library collection is in aviation and other forms of transport and technology. It includes published, archival, documentary heritage, pictorial, and oral history collections.

As an Assistant Librarian, you will work on recording and cataloguing the pictorial collection. You will also assist with research enquiries that come into the Walsh Memorial Library from both the MOTAT Team and MOTAT visitors.

To be successful in this role, you will need :

  • A demonstrated understanding of appropriate care and handling of pictorial items
  • Experience in documenting and cataloguing pictorial collections or documentary heritage collections
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Library & Information Studies or Museum Studies)
  • Experience with Vernon CMS or equivalent
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • This is a unique opportunity to join a fantastic team of passionate and capable library professionals. You will also get the benefit of flexible working hours, Birthday Leave, additional KiwiSaver contributions, and a MOTAT annual pass for you and your family.

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    Applications Close : 25 July 2018

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