Digital Preservation Manager

Digital Preservation Manager


Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana.
Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas.

Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland's identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections, developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition, events, educational programmes and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum's stories. We are Auckland's home of commemoration as well as the country’s oldest research institution and a major tourist destination.

Job Description

Auckland Museum has invested heavily in its Collections Readiness programme in recent years including a world-leading Collection Imaging project delivering hundreds of thousands of new images, objects, stories and research opportunities to the world via the internet. The Digital Preservation Manager will lead the next phase of digital preservation to ensure that these digital assets remain safe. This role will be responsible for the planning, coordination and management of Auckland Museums digital resources and will advocate for the strategic development of expertise in digital preservation.

Desired Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role, you will offer:

•    Minimum fives years' experience, knowledge and skills associated with data management and media ingest processes and best practice, delivering to diverse and
      complex projects 
•    Strong leadership skills and personal capability that allows for influencing colleagues to support an overall strategy
•    Demonstrated knowledge of co-ordinating projects with proven ability to execute project development, design and delivery within schedules and budget 

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Closing date 30th May 2022. 

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   
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries

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