Museum Director

Hokitika Museum (Westland)

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced and qualified person to lead the future development of the Hokitika Museum within the historic Carnegie Building, following completion of earthquake strengthening works, and Pakiwaitara, a project still in its infancy which will encompass aspects of a Museum/Research Centre, alongside separately managed Library and visitor information services. 

You will need to be able to demonstrate effective leadership at a senior level, with recent experience in driving change and continuous improvement across teams, project management, and, evidence of success in developing constructive relationships with internal and external partners, stakeholders and agencies.  You will work alongside your team to develop, promote and deliver exhibitions, including overseeing the assessment and cataloguing of the recently acquired Luminaries Collection.

If this opportunity excites you, and you believe you have the required knowledge and expertise to act as a champion and advocate for the value of the Hokitika Museum’s archives and artefacts, then please consider submitting an application for this newly re-established role.

For further information specific to this vacancy, please contact Te Aroha Cook, Group Manager - Regulatory and Community Services or Shelley Sutherland- People and Capability Manager

Click here for a full Position Description and below for an application form.

Applications for this role close 22 January 2021


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