Collection Technician, Research Support – AWMM
|Closing date:||November 24, 2019|
|Institution:||Auckland War Memorial Museum|
|Salary:||Not supplied yet.|
|Location :||Auckland, NZ|
|Contact name:||Not supplied yet.|
|Contact email:||Not supplied yet.|
We are seeking an experienced, forward-thinking museum or library / information professional to join the Online Cenotaph team. This permanent and full-time role provides research, content and enquiry support for both Online Cenotaph and Pou Maumahara. Online Cenotaph is the nation’s online war memorial and a biographical database recording the service and sacrifice of all New Zealanders who have served this country in international conflict. This service works alongside the Pou Maumahara, Memorial Discovery Centre; a space where members of the public can conduct in-depth research into New Zealand’s experience of war or tracing the military service of an ancestor, tūpuna or person of interest.
To be successful in this role, you will:
- Require sound research and reference skills, with a demonstrated ability to work with stakeholders, researchers and other members of the public
- Be a self-starter with problem-solving skills, attention to detail, proven accountability and commitment to completion
- Hold a tertiary qualification in the fields of Museum Studies, Library and Information management, Māori and Pacific studies or History, or offer suitable and extensive experience in a field relevant to the Museum’s activities
- A basic proficiency of Te Reo, tikanga Māori or a Pacific language and Pacific protocols is desirable
- Have technical skills and experience in scanning and describing heritage material and creating digital images, data entry, data mapping and migration
- Must be available to work a weekend shift
You must be eligible to currently work in New Zealand to apply for this 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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