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18/070 Director, Literacy and Learning

Employer:
Department of Internal Affairs
Job Category:
Managers
City/Town:
Wellington - Wellington
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
09-Feb-2018
Closing Date:
05-Mar-2018
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Job Description

Type: Permanent Hours: Full time Location: Wellington / Auckland Business Group: National Library Branch: Information and Knowledge Services Salary: $141,078 - $190,869

  • Leadership role within the National Library of New Zealand
  • A unique chance to shape the direction of nationally delivered library services
  • Impact outcomes for New Zealand's knowledge system and literacy skills

Working at the Department of Internal Affairs, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of New Zealanders. The National Library of New Zealand Te Puna M?tauranga o Aotearoa sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department's epicentre of information management, culture and heritage.

The National Library's strategic mission to 2030 is to create cultural and economic value for New Zealanders through leadership and collaboration. The National Library works to remove barriers to knowledge, ensure New Zealanders have the skills to create knowledge, and preserve knowledge for future generations.

An exciting leadership opportunity has arisen in the National Library that will be instrumental in shaping the direction of our Literacy and Learning Directorate.

The Director Literacy and Learning is responsible for strengthening collaboration to achieve improved literacy and learning outcomes for New Zealand, through partnerships with government agencies, education, library, literacy and community sectors.

The role is part of the National Library's senior leadership team, which shares responsibility for implementing Turning Knowledge into Value, the National Library's strategic directions to 2030, working with iwi M?ori and other partners and sector stakeholders, across three themes of taonga, knowledge and reading.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Previous experience at a senior management level in a dynamic education and/or library environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and credibility in the New Zealand education and library sectors
  • Experience of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams in a complex and changing environment

We believe in a workplace culture that's supportive, collaborative and innovative. If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.

Applications close: 5PM, Monday 5th March 2018 For more information please contact: Bill Macnaught on 04 474 3107 or bill.macnaught@dia.govt.nz Job description: To review the full job description, please click here, if you are unable to open this link, please view the full job description on our careers website.

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