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Youth Outreach Programmer (6 month Maternity Leave Cover)
Auckland Museum is an influential, much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events and educational programmes. Auckland Museum currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Youth Outreach Programmer (Fixed Term 6 month maternity cover).
This role is responsible for developing, planning, delivering, evaluating and reporting on programmes of specific youth engagement projects and for nurturing youth education and community networks to identify potential partnerships for the development and delivery of Museum based learning experiences for young people e.g. Urban Life. The Youth Outreach Programmer works across the Learning and Engagement team and contributes to digital programmes and master planning.
This role is vital in the context of the Museum’s outreach strategy and for developing a youth audience for the Museum. As a champion for outreach work in communities targeted at youth audiences, the Youth Outreach Programmer will build effective working relationships across the organisation to ensure the desired outcomes are achieved and sustained. To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Relevant tertiary qualification, and/or at least 3-5 years’ experience in a museum or similar environment
- Creative, fresh thinker, excelling at establishing relationships with immediate colleagues, external stakeholders and peer organisations
- Ability to develop and manage networks throughout Auckland, with special emphasis on youth audiences
- Strong passion for and experience in the creative and performing arts, and New Zealand material culture
- Experience planning and delivering projects and leading multidisciplinary project teams.
- Skilled in budget preparation and cost management
- Working knowledge and broad familiarity with current trends and events in popular culture and museums
- Knowledgeable of contemporary learning theory and learning within a museum environment
- Be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and/or weekends to support the needs of key youth engagement initiatives and stakeholders
- High level of written, communication and analytical skills for the preparation and evaluation of proposals and reports and presentations
- Demonstrated ability to work systematically and accurately using established processes, and contribute ideas for their further development
- Desire to work in a fast-paced and lively organisation – which also prioritises having fun!
- Holds a passion for dynamic museums and for working in a cross functional team environment
Closing Date: 5.00pm Sunday, 8 March 2015
You must be eligible to work in NZ 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.
To apply for this job, please apply online or go to our job site and enter the job code 4930MA.
You must apply via our careers site. Applications submitted incorrectly will not be processed.
Closing date: Sunday, 8 March 2015 – 5:00pm