Kaitakawaenga Māori

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Nov 2022

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
  • Starting March 2023

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Kaitakawaenga Māori? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

You will be part of a committed library team who care about making a difference for student and staff learning, teaching and research.

You will join our current Kaitakawaenga Māori who will support you and help you settle into the role.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

As a Kaitakawaenga Māori you will deliver professional Library services, with a focus on Māori staff and students.

You will facilitate access to resources of relevance for learning, teaching and research throughout the University of Canterbury Libraries.

You will provide specialist knowledge and expertise to support the ongoing development of Māori library resources.

You will support the needs of students and staff in academic research, study and enquiry into te ao Māori.

You will work alongside other specialist staff at UC to support the delivery of kaupapa Māori initiatives.

Mōu | Who You Are
To be successful in this role you will have experience working in a library, the wider information profession or education sector.

You will have a professional understanding relating to mātauranga Māori and library resources, and of te reo Māori and tikanga.

You will have experience working effectively alongside Māori staff, students or communities.

You will have knowledge and experience of teaching individuals and groups.

If this sounds like you, please apply!

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Our values are manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha and these uara (values) guide our decisions and behaviour. Our values provide a roadmap for how we do things, affirming our commitment to the oranga (health, safety and wellbeing) of our students through mana-enhancing pastoral care and support. Ngā Uara (our values) challenge and inspire us to be the best we can be. They make UC a great place to work and study. For more on our Ngā Uara | Our Values visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/about/values/

We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit www.canterbury.ac.nz

The closing date for this position is: Sunday 20 November 2022 (midnight, NZ time)
Please note, applications may be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place prior to the close date. 

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume.

We do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries, please email WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz or call Rebecca on 03 369 1977.

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role.


Job Details
Reference # 12388
Posted on 04 Nov 2022
Closes on 20 Nov 2022 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Library
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
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