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Applicants wanted for Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library

By June 10, 2024June 18th, 2024No Comments

On behalf of the Minister of Internal Affairs, the Department of Internal Affairs is seeking candidates interested in serving as Chair, or as a member, of the Guardians Kaitiaki of the Alexander Turnbull Library (Guardians Kaitiaki).

The Guardians Kaitiaki advise the Minister of Internal Affairs, as Minister Responsible for the National Library, on key matters relating to the operation of the Alexander Turnbull Library, including:

  • the capacity of the Library to acquire documents to be used for the purposes of research, scholarship, or mātauranga Māori, or by other libraries and the people of New Zealand
  • the provision of services to enable access and research using the collections of the Library
  • decisions made by the Chief Librarian to make documents from the collections of the Library available for public exhibition, and
  • the appropriate and adequate protection of the collection in the Library.

Further information, including a Candidate Information Sheet and Expression of Interest Form can be found at https://www.dia.govt.nz/Appointments-to-Statutory-Bodies.

Application close 5pm Monday, 24 June 2024.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Please note that applications should be sent to appointments@dia.govt.nz. You do not need to apply using the DIA recruitment portal.
  • Please remember to indicate whether you are applying for the role of Chair or a member position, or you are interested in both.