Collections and Curatorial Coordinator

Submitted by sophie.davis on Wed, 02/06/2021 - 09:44

Puke Ariki Museum

  • Do you love building and coordinating teams?
  • Do you have exceptional communication and people skills?
  • Can you work on multiple projects and deliver results?
  •  Are you an experienced museum professional looking for your next challenge?

Puke Ariki has a national reputation for their joint library, museum and research centre situated in New Plymouth. Presently we have an exciting opportunity for a full-time permanent Collections and Curatorial Coordinator to join our team.

This role is to coordinate the collections, curatorial and research staff at Puke Ariki Museum. You will ensure the day to day work of the teams is delivered while coordinating multiple project teams working on diverse museum and research centre projects. You will work closely with the Museum Collections, Curatorial and Exhibitions Lead and the Exhibitions Coordinator to achieve organisational objectives.  

To be successful in this role you will have an understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi principles and biculturalism, you will have extensive knowledge of museum collection and exhibition practice and experience delivering exhibitions and related projects. You will be able to motivate teams, drive performance, handle pressure and meet deadlines. The role requires an adaptable and flexible attitude, while being able to maintain best practice procedures and standards.

At the New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a truly rewarding workplace environment for our staff.  We have put together an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition. The NPDC Total Rewards Framework provides a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

Applications close Friday 11 June 2021, 5pm.

To apply, please visit the job page on the New Plymouth District Council website.

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