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Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum
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 and the employees and volunteers 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 Information and Access department is seeking a full-time and fixed-term Collection Technician, Documentary Heritage to be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary project team at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum. You will be responsible for creating high-quality object records, rehousing and at times digitising items from our unpublished Manuscripts and Pictorial collections. This role is crucial to the achievement of the project, which will highlight the breadth and depth of our collections and form the basis of future onsite, offsite and online access.

To be successful in this full-time role, you will offer:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a heritage collection documentation, inventory or cataloguing role
  • Proven experience of best practice in handling archive or photographic collections is essential
  • A relevant Tertiary qualification and/or Museum Studies qualification
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, effective organisation skills and an ability to cope well under pressure
  • A natural and strong personal interest in the heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand

Please apply online via the jobs page on the museums website.

You must currently reside in and be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this fixed-term position.

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
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