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Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.
Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections, developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events, educational programmes and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum’s stories. We are Auckland’s home of commemoration as well as the country’s oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

The Collection Manager, Relocations and Storage is one of a small team responsible for the oversight and management of the offsite collection facility Manu Tāiko and improving access to the collections at our onsite collection stores. This role delivers on expert physical care, storage, and handling of collections and sets best practice standards for packing and storage across the organisation, continually upgrading our collection storage through Storage Optimisation projects.

This role is based predominantly at a South Auckland facility but works closely with the rest of the Collection Care team. The Collection Manager, Relocations and Storage positions bridge between our collections onsite at the Museum and objects at the offsite providing expert care in the transport between sites. This is a full-time, 9 month fixed-term position based mostly at the South Auckland facility, with a little time spent onsite at the Museum.

Desired Skills and Experience

To be successful in this fixed term role, you will offer:

Please click here to apply.

You must be eligible to work in and currently residing in New Zealand to be considered for this fixed term position. Please view the position description here or select the apply option on Seek to view. The Museum is also advertising a permanent position in the same team.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Va and He Korahi Maori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of a fabulous New Zealand organisation committed to telling our national and Auckland stories, reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao   
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries