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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.

The Collections Information and Access department at Auckland Museum is seeking a part-time and fixed-term Collection Technician, Human History 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 You will be responsible for creating high-quality database records and rehousing objects from across our unpublished archaeology, applied arts, world, history and war collections.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. This role requires 32 hours per week.

To be successful in this role, you will offer:

  • 1-3 years museum experience in a museum collection documentation, inventory or cataloguing role
  • Knowledge of best practice in handling museum collections is essential
  • Tertiary qualification in Museum Studies or a field relevant to the Museum’s collections
  • Excellent written and/or oral communication skills
  • A natural and strong personal interest in the Heritage of New Zealand
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, organisation and an ability to cope well under pressure

Please apply via the museum’s careers page.

You must be currently residing in and eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this part-time 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  
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries