Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

As the Public Programmes Coordinator, you will enrich the experience of visitors and the community as you promote and coordinate world-class programmes incorporating performances, workshops, speaker presentations and other events relating to the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.

Your passion and enthusiasm for museums will be evident in the creative and innovative ideas you generate to attract people of all ages through our doors. As leader of our School Holiday Programmes, experience in working with children and assessing programme outcomes will be essential for your success.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • At least three years’ experience in designing and delivering public programmes or events in the museum, arts, or entertainment sector
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in arts, social sciences, or business management
  • Experience in evaluation and assessment of public programme learning outcomes
  • Relevant experience in sourcing funding and sponsorship
  • A full New Zealand Drivers License

We can offer you:

  • Permanent full-time opportunity working 40 hours per week – Monday to Friday and will also include occasional weekend and evening work
  • Competitive salary rate starting at $61,400 per annum and could be negotiated for the right candidate
  • Free medical insurance
  • Ongoing learning and development

Become part of the Waikato Museum team creating a unique cultural destination for Hamilton and the greater Waikato.

Learn more about the role by clicking here to view a copy of the position description!

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. This role is covered by the Children’s Act 2014, which means that shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo all safety checking requirements under the Act before commencing employment, as well as during employment. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role.

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.  Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.

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