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Auckland Museum, New Zealand

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.

The Research Manager will be responsible for the operational support and promotion of research activities both within and outside of the museum. This will include liaison with Crown research institutes, other museums, tertiary education institutions and research stakeholders to enhance the museum’s research capabilities and broaden opportunities for collaborative research. The Research Manager will also work closely with senior museum personnel and Collection and Research directorate researchers to ensure successful delivery of outcomes in line with the museum’s research strategy.

To be successful in this role, you will offer:

  • Previous experience as a researcher or research manager, with research development and support responsibilities from a dynamic and diverse investigative environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of the range or research activities undertaken by museum personnel, associates and collaborators
  • A tertiary qualification relevant to the museum’s collection and research activities
  • Demonstrated passion for promoting research activities to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience incorporating Maori and Moana Pacific values in a research context is desirable
  • Proven effective time management and multi-tasking skills, along with the ability to meet tight deadlines

To apply for this job, please apply online or go to our job site and enter the job code 10331.

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

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.