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Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.

Ko Tāmaki Paenga Hira, hewaengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pu korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i nga kai para korero.

Auckland Museum is an influential, much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its extensive collections and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum’s stories.

Auckland Museum currently has a fixed term (to 5 February 2017) opportunity for a highly motivated Collection Manager, Taonga Māori to join the Museum at an exciting time of redevelopment and renewal.

The position is located in the Human History team and is part of the wider Collection and Research directorate. As one of a team of dedicated Collection Managers, the role is responsible for the expert processing and documentation of recently acquired Human History collection items, and for providing access to collections through hosting visitors to the collection, responding to enquiries, and contributing to loans, exhibitions and public programmes. This role has a particular focus on the Museum’s Taonga Māori collections.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

This role, along with the contribution of the broader Collections and Research directorate is at the heart of many of the Museum’s aspirations.  The collections, and knowledge about them, are often the essential raw material for exhibitions, programmes and events for family, formal education and tourist audiences.

The role is as varied as the working environment and will require enthusiasm, hard work, warmth and flexibility.

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 and reflecting our unique place in the South Pacific.

You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this position.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 25th May 2016.

To apply for this job, please click here or go to our job site and enter the job code 7370MA.