Court Librarian

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Administration/Support
  • Location: Wellington Region
  • Date Advertised: 04-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1510951
  • Job Title: Court Librarian
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  • Summary:

Court Librarian

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga/About the role

Judicial Libraries is seeking a Court Librarian for the Wellington District Court and Lower North region.

This is a full-time position, working in the courts in the Lower North region and within the wider Judicial Libraries team to deliver quality library and information services for Judges, judicial support and court staff.

It will be important for you to have:

  • an excellent service ethic
  • proven resilience in a changing environment
  • an ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders, including judges, courts staff and Ministry staff

Mō te tīma/About our Team

At Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice, we’re committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. 

You will be part of a large Judicial Libraries team with colleagues in other Courts and National Office to support you. You will contribute to wider team projects focusing on improving our research, training, current awareness and collection management services.  Regular travel to other courts in your region is part of the role.

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to work with the Judiciary and the Judicial Libraries team. If you’re a self-starter who can also work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver quality services to your stakeholders, then this is the ideal role for you.

He pūkenga tou/Skills and Experience

To be successful in the role you should possess:

  • expertise in information and legal research
  • excellence in collection management and development
  • experience in training users in legal resources, sometimes remotely
  • an understanding of tikanga and reo Māori, and the Treaty of Waitangi
  • a sound grasp of New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements and government and parliamentary processes
  • high level communication skills and an ability to build collaborative relationships
  • excellent computer skills.

Tono mai/How to Apply

To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter.

Salary range is $61,744-$87,167

Applications close on 19th February at 5pm.

If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@justice.govt.nz