New Zealand Law Society - Library Assistant - Auckland

Library Assistant - Auckland

New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa

About the Law Society

The New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa is the professional body for barristers and solicitors in New Zealand. The Law Society regulates all lawyers practising in New Zealand and is the membership organisation for practising lawyers. With 13 branch offices throughout the country, the Law Society is the Kaitiaki (guardian) of the practise of law in Aotearoa New Zealand and the consumers of legal services.

About the role

We are seeking a motivated and friendly person to join our Member Services department, to work in our Auckland Library. The work involves document supply, desk duties, data entry for LINX and various other library assistant level tasks.

You’ll be working with a collegial, supportive team of Librarians, Legal Researchers and Library Assistants to provide information services to the New Zealand legal profession. Our Library has an extensive collection (print & electronic) provides research and document delivery services and publishes the LINX database, an index to the New Zealand legal materials.

If you take pride in your work, pay careful attention to detail, are flexible and enjoy a challenge, you may be the person we are looking for.

Excellent customer service and communication skills, computer literacy, time management skills and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

A tertiary qualification is preferred. Experience working in a law library, or legal knowledge and a library/legal qualification or studying towards one, is an advantage.

Diversity and inclusion are important to us, and the Law Society is keen to ensure that appointments reflect Aotearoa New Zealand’s multicultural society. Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds are encouraged.
For a confidential discussion, additional information please contact the People & Culture team by emailing recruitment@lawsociety.org.nz.

A copy of the position description can be found here 

If you would like to apply, please complete the application form and submit this together with your cover letter and CV to recruitment@lawsociety.org.nz. Please do not apply using the seek portal as we will only consider applications that have been made to the above email address.

Applications close 5pm, Friday 29 October 2021.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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