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

Ko Tamaki 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 a 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.

An exciting opportunity exists for two highly motivated Collection Technicians to join the Museum on a 2 year fixed-term basis at an exciting time of redevelopment and renewal.

The role of Collection Technician, Te Awe project contributes to the upgrade of information about the Taonga Maori collection through improving the richness of database records including the conversion of paper-based records into an electronic database working with subject experts as appropriate. The resulting significantly enriched electronic catalogue of the Taonga Maori collection will support a wide range of future programmes which are the basis of the Museum’s revised onsite, offsite and online programmes anticipated by Future Museum.

The Collection Technician, Te Awe project position is a unique opportunity for people with a collection management background to make a meaningful difference to the understanding of the indigenous culture of New Zealand.

To be successful in this role, you will offer;

To apply for this job, please visit our job site http://careers.aucklandmuseum.com and enter the job code 10612.

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this fixed-term position.

This is a great opportunity for people 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.