Maritime Museum


•    Unique environment surrounded by Aotearoa’s maritime history
•    Great team environment
•    Permanent, full-time role 

The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui a Tangaroa preserves, collects and interprets Aotearoa New Zealand’s maritime heritage. Being a place of learning and understanding; engaging our audience through unique maritime experiences.
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He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The Registrar is a key member of the Collections Team and is responsible for the care, safety and documentation of the New Zealand Maritime Museum’s collections.  You will manage the collection information systems and collection care and access by staff, volunteers and the public. The Registrar is also responsible for ensuring and developing guidelines for best practice to facilitate accessible collections through exhibition, publication and online access. 
The role includes supervision of Collections Specialists, interns and volunteers and is a key role, reporting to the Collections Manager. This is a special opportunity to join the team at an exciting time where you will be involved with upcoming exciting projects that you will help support and deliver.

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He kōrero mōu: About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

•    A minimum of 3 years’ experience with exhibition support and related project management 
•    Knowledge and experience in the handling and packing requirements for museum objects for display, storage and transport 
•    Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to a wide range of individuals in different roles, with the ability to lead from the front
•    A strong understanding of budgets and financial processes
•    Demonstrated experience working with community groups

We are looking for someone who thrives in an environment where they can demonstrate strong leadership, communication, project management skills and apply leverage them in conjunction with your passion and understanding for New Zealand's Maritime history.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

This is a permanent, fulltime opportunity, working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility required on occasion after core business hours and on the weekend. We're a tight knit team, all working together to ensure our visitors have an enjoyable and memorable experience and leave with memories, and mementos, of Aotearoa's maritime heritage.

As part of our Auckland Council Group, you’ll gain access to many benefits and discounts, including discounted financial services and insurance, Auckland Art Gallery membership, entertainment, lifestyle discounts and more. In addition, you’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. We are committed to diversity and have a culture built on trust and valuing individual and collective contributions. 

Come join us and have the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to Tamaki Makaurau economic growth. Apply now!

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Applications close 5 June 2022.

Auckland Unlimited is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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