[CatSIG] Vacancy: National Library of New Zealand

Helen Jenkins Helen.Jenkins at natlib.govt.nz
Thu Aug 16 08:52:49 NZST 2007

Librarians, Bibliographic Services
Vacancy Number: NL1935

Have you recently completed, or are you close to completing, a tertiary
library qualification?

Would you like an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic
environment, building your skills and planning for your future in
libraries in a digital world?

Bibliographic Services is seeking three librarians to assist with the
acquisition and cataloguing of materials in all formats for National
Library collections. Appointees will initially be assigned to the
Acquisitions, Schools and Music or Monos Plus Team and are expected to
move to other roles within the unit over time.

If you can: 
·	generate creative and practical ideas and solutions to problems
·	work well in a team environment
·	communicate effectively
·	apply new knowledge and skills quickly
·	demonstrate an understanding of basic bibliographic principles

We offer you the opportunity to:
·	commence your career in a challenging and interesting
·	work in a digital environment and in a national context
·	take advantage of first class training

Bibliographic Services, National Library of New Zealand, is responsible
for the acquisition, cataloguing and indexing of material for the
National Library and Alexander Turnbull Library collections. It is also
responsible for legal deposit and services to publishers, and creates
the records for the New Zealand National Bibliography, Index New Zealand
and bibliographic and authority records that are used by many libraries
around the country.

These positions are training positions suitable for librarians who have
recently completed, or are close to completing, a tertiary library
qualification.  Previous acquisitions or cataloguing experience is not

For further information contact:
Anne Thompson, Acquisitions Team, Bibliographic Services, phone (04)
474-3103 or e-mail anne.thompson at natlib.govt.nz,
OR Janess Stewart, Monos Plus Team, Bbliographic Services, phone (04)
474-3000 or e-mail janess.stewart at natlib.govt.nz,
OR Chris Todd, Schools and Music Team, Bibliographic Services, phone
(04) 474-3000 or e-mail chris.todd at natlib.govt.nz 

For a position description and application form contact: Human
Resources, ph.: (04) 474-3065 or e-mail
personnel.services at natlib.govt.nz 

Applications close: 5 pm, Tuesday 4 September 2007

The National Library has an equal employment opportunity policy, and a
commitment to meeting its objectives under the Treaty of Waitangi

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