Library Systems Coordinator

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Feb 2023

Te Rōpū Tautāwhi| Access and Collections

Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand

  • Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
  • $87,664-107,518 per annum.

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei.

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

You will lead, manage and maintain user-focused library systems and digital services that facilitate anytime, anywhere access to library resources and services, and support learning, research, and teaching.

You will directly support students and staff by resolving technical difficulties when accessing online library resources that are critical for learning, teaching and research.

Mōu | Who You Are
You have significant experience in a library environment, specifically maintaining and supporting library management systems, digital repository systems, and other tools for managing access to library resources and services.

You have knowledge of current and emerging library technologies and digital services, and the way they are being used in teaching, learning and research.

You enjoy using your technical skills to analyse and solve problems and are motivated to continuously develop your knowledge to ensure continuous innovation.

You confidently work independently but equally enjoy working collaboratively in a team environment. You are highly motivated, enjoy a diverse workload, and have a real passion for helping others.

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

The Library Systems team develop, manage and maintain user-focused library systems and digital services that provide access to library digital resources and support learning, teaching and research.

The team is part of the wider Library Access and Collections team which provides access to online and print library resources to support the strategic direction of Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha.

For more information about our wider Library team, please visit us @UC Library

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

In 2023 UC are celebrating 150 years of accessible education.  The past, the present and the future are intertwined. For more information on our 150th Anniversary visit us here.

Ngā Uara | Our Values of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga guide our decisions and behaviour and provide a roadmap for how we do things at UC, affirming our commitment to pastoral care and support for our ākonga and staff. They challenge and inspire us to be the best we can, and make UC a great place to work and study. For more info on Ngā Uara | Our Values visit us here .

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:

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit

The closing date for this position is: 12 February 2023 (midnight, NZ time)
Applications will be reviewed after the closing 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.

Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to

You must have Aotearoa New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role. If you hold a valid work visa and are physically present in New Zealand then you may also be considered.

Job Details
Reference # 13426
Posted on 18 Jan 2023
Closes on 12 Feb 2023 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Library
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Continuing (Permanent) full-time
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