Tā tātou atarua – Our vision – Enabling what matters   

He angitūtanga - The opportunity

Are you passionate about literacy, community outreach and fostering a love for learning? Join our dynamic team here at Te Takeretanga o kura-hau-pó and be part of our thriving Community & Facilities Services wider team as a Library Engagement Team Lead, where you can make a lasting impact on the library visitors.

Join our dedicated team and unlock the potential of your community through the power of books, knowledge, and connection. As a Library Engagement Team Lead, you will contribute to the growth and vitality of our library, making a lasting difference in the lives of individuals and families.  Don't miss this incredible opportunity to inspire, educate, and empower your community.

He kōrero mōu - About you

As the Library Engagement Team Lead, you will have the opportunity to shape the way our library engages with the community. You will be at the forefront of creating innovative programs, organising exciting events working cohesively with the Community & Civic Events Coordinator Lead, and building strong relationships with library users of all ages. Your creativity and leadership skills will be the driving force behind our library's success in creating a vibrant, inclusive, and intellectually stimulating environment.   

Preferably you will have a minimum of Level 6 Library and information Studies Diploma and 3-5 years working experience in a similar role.

Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture 

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We are an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We are motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and better Horowhenua.  

Your communication skills will be impeccable and your ability to coach and lead staff will be one of your strongest assets. You will have strong ability to identify and engage with all walks of life and community groups to encourage involvement of our community facilities and programmes.  

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer

An excellent working environment where passionate and committed team members who strive to make a difference for current and future generations. This important opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua Community. 

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now 

Apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us as a Library Engagement Team Lead! 

If you are interested in learning more about what the role involves please see the position description, if you have any questions or would like to discuss this role in confidence please call Wendy Fraser 027 7738 6400.

Recruitment for this role will be reivewed as they come in and we will contact you to advise you of your application progress.  

He rau ringa e pakari ai ngā taura whiri i ō tātou kāinga noho me ō tātou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana

With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.