Information & Collections Manager

We are seeking an innovative and experienced Manager to lead the operations of library information and Collections for Porirua Libraries.

You’ll be part of the library management team and will work collaboratively with the Client Services Manager. Reporting directly to the Manager, City Libraries you will provide specialist advice and contribute to achieving the Library’s strategic objectives. In this role you will be responsible for the:

  • efficient running of information & collection services for the library;

  • oversight of adult non-fiction & specialist collections;

  • management of the Acquisition, Cataloguing and delivery to shelf of library collection items;

  • management of the internal support of library specific ICT systems and products.

We are seeking a professional, ideally, with a qualification in librarianship, information management, or information systems, and a commitment to delivering excellent user-focused services. You would have current knowledge of the challenges and opportunities relating to delivering library services across a diverse community, and have excellent communication, planning and organisational skills.

If you are interested in working across a diverse multi-site organisation and are interested in leading people to find solutions that create flexibility and enable people to access information easily, then we look forward to receiving your application.

All about Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You’ll be welcomed into a team that’s collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it’s the perfect place to work. 

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Need more information? Contact Brian Anderson on 237 1532 or email

Applications need to be received via our Careers Portal by Saturday 19 October 2019.

Permanent Full Time

Job no: IRAO94599

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2019