Exhibitions Developer – Education

Submitted by johanna.sanders on Tue, 26/04/2022 - 10:27

Exhibitions Developer – Education

Are you passionate about exhibition content and interpretation? Want to be a part of developing our new Science & Technology Centre? Join our dedicated and passionate team!

MOTAT is currently seeking an Exhibitions Developer – Education to join a core project team to deliver a new Science and Technology centre at the heart of MOTAT’s vision to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow, confirming MOTAT as the go to place for science and technology in Aotearoa. This new destination will be a playful and accessible platform for exhibition and experiences that bring science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) to life, alongside heritage collections and innovations from New Zealand’s current leaders in these fields.  

About the role

The Exhibitions Developer - Education is responsible for the development and delivery of content and interpretation for MOTAT’s new centre for science, technology, and innovation (‘SciTech Centre’) from an educational perspective.  This role is responsible for working with the rest of the SciTech Centre project team to create a concept that brings science and technology to life, aligns with New Zealand’s science and technology curriculum, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and Te Whāriki, and encompasses a Māori world view. Importantly, this role will provide an education lens to the SciTech Centre content and how it is interpreted in text, imagery, physical, and digital interactives.

This is a 2-year fixed term 20 hour per week position, with the added benefit of flexible working hours and the ability to work a portion of hours from home each week.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have at least three years of experience delivering creative, audience-focused experiences in an area related to science communication, education, or exhibition development. You will have a demonstrated understanding of or experience working with New Zealand’s curriculum documents - Te Whariki, the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC), and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and a willingness to embrace a Māori worldview.  You will have the ability to identify, understand and respond to target audiences, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders and team members and lead small teams of people. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and a working understanding of the considerations and processes required to work with museum collections. 

About us

Why chose MOTAT? Here at MOTAT, we truly look to inspire your thoughts, ideas, and innovative ways of working. We want to create a working environment that provides you with the confidence to come to work as your true self, every day! We think we are a pretty sweet place to work, with so much on offer. Not everyone gets to go for a ride on a tram at their workplace! 

Apply Now!

For the full position description and to apply please go to MOTAT’s job site: https://motat.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=196

Close Date: 20 May 2022

We reserve the right to interview before the closing date, so applications may close before the deadline.  

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