Collections Manager

Closing date:

Looking to progress your career, but also wanting to live life to the full? Then Taupō District Council is the place for you! 

WHO ARE WE? KO WAI MĀTOU?

Taupō District Council is a progressive organisation committed to becoming the best we can be, and we are looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and continuous improvement. We’re looking for great people to join us who want to be part of something exciting – striving to be the best Council in Aotearoa! Guided by values of uniting, connecting & delivering, we recognise that together we can help create a bright future for our District & the communities we serve.

ABOUT THE ROLE – NGĀ ĀHUATANGA O TE TŪRANGA

This role involves the management of the museum’s collections, including their care and preservation and the management of the records and documentation pertaining to the collections. You will assist customers to meet their arts, culture, knowledge, and heritage needs through access to the museum’s collections as well as provide curatorial support and research for exhibitions and events.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR - KEI TE KIMI  MĀTOU I TĒNEI MOMO TANGATA

We are looking for someone with a tertiary qualification in museum studies or related area and at least 3 years experience in managing collections in a museum. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to multi-task and have exceptional customer service and people skills. You will be naturally adaptable, have a strong work ethic, and ideally have worked in a small museum environment. An understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi is essential and fluency in Te Reo is desirable.

WHAT WE OFFER - NGĀ ĀHUATANGA KEI A MĀTOU

People who live and work here say they find the work life balance exceptional with ample opportunity to get out and about in our wonderful environment and enjoy a healthy, active, lifestyle.

When you join us, you’ll enjoy a rewarding career full of opportunities to develop, along with a positive and supportive culture. We do this through: 

  • Skills development opportunities across different functional jobs
  • Strong focus on employee health, wellness, and wellbeing with discounted gym membership and health insurance
  • Flexible work environment – work from home options and flexible hours to promote a great work-life balance
  • Assistance with ongoing professional development – we offer access to training that will support your career growth 
  • Generous leave entitlements!
  • A supportive, strengths-based environment where you can bring the best version of yourself to work

Does this sound like you? Do you have the right skills, willingness to learn, passion for providing outstanding customer service and desire to make a difference? Are you looking for the next step or a change in your career? If you answered YES, YES, YES, then we look forward to receiving your application! Click here 

CLOSING DATE: Friday 26 August 2022 or when the vacancy is filled.

 

Team Leader Curatorial/ Pou-Ruruku Whakaaturanga Matua

Closing date:

Pātaka Art and Museum is a world-renowned museum, art gallery, performance space and community hub located in the CDB of Porirua. As a local government organisation, Pātaka responds to our local community with strong Māori, Pacific and Aotearoa New Zealand focus art, culture and heritage programmes and performances. 

All about the job

We are looking for an experience curator to lead a small team of curators to promote the understanding and enjoyment of Porirua's artistic and cultural heritage, including the natural environment by implementing the design and installation of a vigorous exhibition programme including the design and production of associated material.

You will be responsible for: 

  • management and leadership of the curatorial team
  • researching, preparing and installing exhibitions of Māori, Pacific and New Zealand contemporary art, and Porirua social history
  • planning and development of the annual exhibition programme and associated public programmes
  • accessing loan items from other institutions and collectors for exhibition at Pātaka
  • promotion of the gallery including seeking sponsorship assistance, working with the Pātaka Foundation
  • hosting important visitors and generally relating to gallery visitors and the community to promote the interests of Pataka.
  • liaising with community and art groups
  • Attending exhibition openings in the main galleries and introduce guest speakers where appropriate.

All about you

It would be fabulous if you have, or are working towards, a tertiary qualification in museum studies, and have a passion for Porirua City. This is the role that will give you the opportunity to share Porirua's artistic and culture heritage with our community.

You'll need to show us that you:

  • have excellent knowledge and experience of New Zealand art
  • can develop creative and innovative approaches to exhibitions and public programmes
  • can develop and maintain strong networks amongst artists, iwi, academic and cultural organisations
  • have a high level of personal motivation and organisation skills
  • can listen, question and give relevant, accurate information
  • work effectively both as an individual and as a member of a team
  • are familiar with budget preparation and working to budgets.

Experience the good life at Porirua City

Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You'll be welcomed into a team that's collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it's the perfect place to work. 

To find out more about working for Porirua City watch this video

What you need to do now

Come and join our Pātaka Art and Museum team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Ana Sciascia on 0272427242 for more information.

For a position description and to apply, please visit pcc.careercentre.net.nz

Assistant Curator

Closing date:

Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Wellington
Business Group: National Library
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $68,060 - 92,081

Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Ni hao, Namaste, Salaam, Selam and Hello!

  • Exciting opportunity to work as part of the Turnbull Library’s Curatorial Team on cross team projects with analogue, digitised and born-digital archival and special collections in various formats.
  • Help promote and share the history of Aotearoa New Zealand through the ongoing development of the Turnbull collections.
  • Be part of a holistic system, working collaborating to improve the representation of all New Zealanders, especially those who have been historically underrepresented in the Library’s collections.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced cultural heritage professional to join the Alexander Turnbull Library’s Curatorial Services Team. In this role you will report to the New Zealand and Pacific Publications Curator and work collaboratively with staff across the Turnbull Library and the National Library to ensure the smooth functioning of our curatorial functions, including donor relationships, acquisitions workflows, appraisal, and special projects to improve collections management and access to and use of the Library’s collections. In this role you will work as a key contributor to the Curatorial Team, assisting with donor and researcher correspondence, appraisal and accessioning of new and backlog collections, identifying collections for digitisation, archival processing, and other key Library projects.Expertise in Newspaper and serial formats would be advantageous to this role.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Ability to work or quickly learn to work across archival formats, particularly newspapers and serials, and on wider cross-Library projects. 
  • The talent to communicate effectively with wide-ranging audiences and communities.
  • Experience working with cultural heritage collections in a Library, Archives or similar organisation and demonstrated understanding of the balance between ‘protecting privacy and copyright’ and ‘facilitating access to collections’.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and engagement with archival theories and principles, especially strong appraisal, accessioning, as well as arrangement and description experience and knowledge.
  • Experience of working with donors and an ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with donors and dealers, your team, the wider business, and documentary heritage sector colleagues 

 

The Alexander Turnbull Library is part of the National Library of New Zealand and sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department’s epicentre of information management, culture and heritage.

Kōkiri, kōkiri, kōkiri!

Whakarongo ake au ki ngā reo o te motu

E karanga mai ana

Huakina mai ngā tatau o tō whare

Kia mahi tahi tatou, kia inu ai mātou

I Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa

Credit: Bella Tarawhiti

The message from the people

Clearly asks us

To open our doors

So that we may work together and share the information

Held in the National Library of New Zealand

 

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We recognise a diverse workforce contributes to better business outcomes. We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees have equal access.

To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.

We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:

  • People can easily access the services and information they need
  • Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
  • People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
  • New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 5 August, 2022
For more information please contact: Geraldine Warren, 04 4602813, Geraldine.Warren@dia.govt.nz
Job description: To review the full job description, please click here. If you are unable to follow the link, please review the full job description on our careers website.

 

Collection Manager - Kaiwhakahiato

Closing date:

Tairāwhiti Museum is a much-loved community organisation, committed to sharing the art, culture and history of Tairāwhiti through exhibitions, collections, events and educational programmes.

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Collection Manager to join our team. 

The successful applicant will lead in the development, management and care of the Tairāwhiti regional collection of objects, art, taonga Māori, archives and photographs and ensure the museum delivers high standards in documentation, storage, loans and conservation. This role supervises one direct report, contract staff, interns and volunteers.

This role is pivotal to supporting the delivery of the museum’s public-facing services (exhibitions, education programmes, research, online access) with the intent of increasing access to, and enjoyment of the museum collection.

To fulfil the requirements of this busy, varied role we are looking for a self-directed, motivated and flexible team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Substantial experience of working within a museum or art gallery in a collections focused role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in applying appropriate standards in the care and management of museum collections
  • A demonstrated commitment to facilitating and encouraging public access to collections and providing excellent customer service
  • Experience and knowledge of working with collections management systems and a high level of general computer literacy
  • Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori, and a clear understanding of the principles and practice of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi as they apply to museums
  • A highly professional manner with excellent written, verbal, analytical and reasoning skills
  • Leadership skills and experience, with excellent facilitation skills and the ability to bring people together and develop positive relationships
  • A proven capacity for effective and positive communication, with strong reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure, with highly organised work and time-management practices, attention to detail and strong multi-taking skills
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team and develop and maintain relationships with museum stakeholders and communities
  • Experience in project management, including an understanding of time and resource planning and monitoring
  • An interest in and understanding of regional social history collections
  • A mature approach, discretion, sensitivity and sound judgement

 

This is a permanent, full time (37.5) position.

Please apply at any time.  This role will remain open until filled.

For a detailed job description and application information visit https://tairawhitimuseum.org.nz/about-us/job-vacancies/

 

Contact Eloise Wallace, Director Kaiwhakahaere for more information at eloisewallace@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz or on 06 8673832

 

Private Sales and Collection Manager

Closing date:

Webb’s is New Zealand’s premier multi-department auction house. Our team of specialists offer industry leading service and expertise in Fine Art, Chinese and Asian Art, Collectors’ Cars, Motorcycles and Automobilia, International Decorative Arts, Jewels, Watches & Luxury Accessories, Fine & Rare Wines and Whiskies. We are committed to promoting outstanding collectibles and achieving excellent results at auction.

Established in 1976, Webb’s has a long and rich history. Founder Peter Webb was a pioneering entrepreneur, establishing and defining markets in art, antiques and collectables. This powerful legacy motivates us to be the best, most innovative, and most trusted auction house in Aotearoa today.

Our team are dedicated, passionate, and fully committed to achieving outstanding results across the business. Raising the bar at every step is our modus operandi.

This approach continues to bring success and growth. An opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to join our team in the newly created role of Private Sales and Collections Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Art, we are seeking an experienced Art professional with a working knowledge of NZ Art. The successful candidate will be a pragmatic, self-motivated individual with sound organisational skills who will take initiative in this dynamic, fast paced environment.

Expectations of the successful candidate will include assisting the wider team with preparation of proposals for potential vendors, cataloguing collections, assisting the marketing team to promote each auction and liaising with clients.

A professional attitude with the ability to meet deadlines and to prioritise work is a key focus. In addition, proven ability to produce exceptional written material with an attention to detail is essential.  

Applicants must have a comprehensive understanding of New Zealand Art, galleries and institutions.

About the role:

  • Build relationships with clients, collectors, galleries and institutions
  • Manage campaigns to generate valuations, private sales and collection management work
  • Assist the wider art team in developing the marketing/advertising strategy
  • Produce written content for use in art catalogues and other marketing materials
  • Attend art industry events
  • Obtain a working knowledge of conservation and framing to improve the service of collections management
  • Carry out high level art valuations for clients and institutions
  • Assist clients with all areas of collection management

 

About you:

  • A minimum of 3+ years demonstrated art experience
  • Fine Art and/or Art History related degree
  • Expert demonstrated knowledge of NZ Art history
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively 
  • Highly organised and able to work under pressure
  • The ability to write critically on artworks/collectable pieces
  • Exceptional personal presentation

 

Due to the nature of our business, this role may require some weekend work therefore flexibility is required.

You must have Legal right to work and live in NZ

If you’re reading this advert and you are ticking all the boxes, this may be the opportunity to step into a very exciting bright career in a company that is going places!

Please submit your application including a cover letter and resume to:

Maree Judd

E: maree@mjuddconsulting.co.nz

Curator Community Exhibitions

Closing date:

All about the job


Pātaka Art + Museum is a vibrant dynamic and innovative Local Government Museum located in the CBD of Porirua. The Museum specialises in Maori and Pacific art and is renowned for its cutting edge Contemporary Art exhibitions.
As our Community Exhibitions Curator you will promote the understanding and enjoyment of Porirua's artistic and cultural heritage.


In this role you will:


•    install community exhibitions at Pātaka
•    produce printed labels and materials for community exhibitions
•    prepare annual exhibition plan and annual budgets
•    positively interact with the public providing them with information about the exhibitions.


All about you


You'll need to show us that you:
•    have knowledge and experience working with diverse cultural communities with a museum or art gallery
•    are skilled at exhibition display techniques
•    have the skills to plan exhibitions and work within budgets
•    have a passion for cultural heritage and an understanding of bi-cultural issues.
Ideally you will have a background in fine art or art history studies. It is also desirable that you have some knowledge of marketing strategies for online and social media.


All about Porirua City


Our city is changing and we need skilled people to help make that happen. Working for Porirua City is an opportunity for you to make a real difference in the community. You'll be welcomed into a team that's collaborative, values input and empowers you to make things happen. To top it off, the harbour and bush are at your doorstep; it's the perfect place to work.
What you need to do now
Come and join our team and be part of our welcoming and engaging environment. Please contact Mark Hutchins-Pond on 04 237 3830 for more information.


Applications need to be received via our careers portal by Wednesday, 20 July 2021.


For a position description and to apply, please visit pcc.careercentre.net.nz
 

Display Technician - Temporary

Closing date:

 08/07/2022

 31/07/2022

 Temporary

 Auckland

 Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment

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

We have a full time 9-week fixed term role opportunity for a highly motivated Display Technician to join the Auckland Museum at an exciting time of redevelopment and renewal. The role is as varied as is the working environment and will require enthusiasm, warmth and flexibility. You will work directly with the Display Manager to contribute to the production of exhibition displays and associated furniture and fixtures, provide support, maintenance and technical expertise for our permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as support for the events program.

 Desired Skills and Experience

You will bring with you:

  • Strong experience in metal and wood fabrication to enable the production of furniture, object supports and fixtures for museum objects.
  • The ability to interpret detailed design & fabrication drawings
  • Have detailed design and production experience across a range of fabrication methods
  • Proficiency  in Microsoft Office suite
  • Basic skill level in Vectorworks, Auto CAD or similar software
  • Be fully capable of fulfilling the role, including climbing ladders, working at heights, work platforms etc.
  • Have excellent time management
  • An understanding of the principles of equal opportunities, diversity management and the Treaty of Waitangi as they relate to the Museum environment  
  • A current driver license

Whanaungatanga (sense of belonging) and Kaitiakitanga are at the heart of what we do here at Auckland Museum. It all starts with Manaaki, the care and support we provide for our people. That's why we offer a range of benefits and development opportunities or Wai Ora to nurture the holistic well-being and development of our people.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements to enhance your work and home life.
  • An active social club which is part of the fabric of Museum life
  • L&D opportunities to grow in your career

You will be joining an organisation who truly values and looks after their people.

Applications close: 5.00pm 31 July 2022, however we reserve the right to bring forward the application deadline.

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this permanent position. To read the full position description click here.

Alternatively, if you are viewing this on the Seek platform, please select the apply button above to access the full position description. 

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

Display Technician - Permanent

Closing date:

 08/07/2022

 31/07/2022

 Permanent - Full Time

 Auckland

 Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment

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

We have a full-time permanent role opportunity for a highly motivated Display Technician to join the Auckland Museum at an exciting time of redevelopment and renewal. The role is as varied as is the working environment and will require enthusiasm, warmth and flexibility. You will work directly with the Display Manager to contribute to the production of exhibition displays and associated furniture and fixtures, provide support, maintenance and technical expertise for our permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as support for the events program.

 Desired Skills and Experience

You will bring with you:

  • Strong experience in metal and wood fabrication to enable the production of furniture, object supports and fixtures for museum objects.
  • The ability to interpret detailed design & fabrication drawings
  • Have detailed design and production experience across a range of fabrication methods
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • A basic skill level in Vectorworks, Auto CAD or similar software
  • Be fully capable of fulfilling the role, including climbing ladders, working at heights, work platforms etc.
  • Have excellent time management
  • An understanding of the principles of equal opportunities, diversity management and the Treaty of Waitangi as they relate to the Museum environment  
  • A current driver license

Whanaungatanga (sense of belonging) and Kaitiakitanga are at the heart of what we do here at Auckland Museum. It all starts with Manaaki, the care and support we provide for our people. That's why we offer a range of benefits and development opportunities or Wai Ora to nurture the holistic well-being and development of our people.  Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible work arrangements to enhance your work and home life.
  • Availability to purchase additional annual leave
  • An award-winning wellbeing programme including free membership with Boost which offers discounts on a range of products and services.
  • An active social club which is part of the fabric of Museum life
  • Life insurance from your first day
  • Income protection insurance after two years of service
  • L&D opportunities to grow in your career

You will be joining an organisation who truly values and looks after their people.

Applications close: 5.00pm 31 July 2022, however we reserve the right to bring forward the application deadline.

You must be currently eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this permanent position. To read the full position description click here.

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

Assistant Curator, Contemporary Māori Art

Closing date:

The Govett Brewster Art Gallery |Len Lye Centre is a bold and contemporary art centre connecting people, communities and cultures, and encouraging critical dialogue about the world we live in. Working with our Māori partner group Whiringa Toi we aim to ensure our activities represents the stories of our place in the Pacific, Tangata Whenua of Taranaki, and people of Aotearoa and of the world.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Curator, Contemporary Māori Art to join a collaborative, supportive programming team working in a dynamic gallery environment. Reporting to the Director, and working closely with external Māori curators with the support of Whiringa Toi, this role will assist with the development and delivery of exhibitions, publications and public programmes for the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery.

 

Valuing creativity, honouring Māori arts and artists and growing genuine partnerships with tangata whenua are values which underpin the work we do. You will bring sound knowledge and best practice to the research and interpretation of contemporary Māori art to support successful exhibition development. As kaitiaki to the collection works, you will support the care and interpretation of artworks and artists’ ideas, and work closely with living artists. You will also actively contribute to public programme planning. Supporting this mahi, will be your good communication skills, ability to professionally interact with a diverse range of people and communities, and manage a wide variety of projects.

 

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in working with contemporary artists, knowledge of contemporary Māori art, some experience in art exhibition development and a relevant tertiary qualification. You will enjoy being part of a multi-disciplinary team and bring strong organisational skills and research, writing and public speaking capabilities. A level of fluency in te reo Māori and knowledge of tikanga o Taranaki are highly desirable.

 

At New Plymouth District Council we aim to create and sustain a rewarding workplace environment for our staff. You can expect to start in this 12 month fixed term, full-time role with us between $59,047 and $64,182. We offer an integrated Total Rewards Framework that spans Wellbeing, Development, Benefits, Culture and Recognition to provide a diverse range of opportunities and benefits for our staff.

If you are keen to connect people with contemporary Māori art and taonga and become an integral member of a dynamic public facing team then we look forward to hearing from you.

Applications close 15 July 2022.

Pouarataki - Curator Māori

Closing date:

Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetū - one of New Zealand's foremost galleries, widely regarded for its innovative and engaging exhibition programme - is seeking a Pouarataki - Curator Māori. 'Pouarataki', a title provided by Ngāi Tahu. refers to a guide/navigator of the oceans and relates to Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, the Pacific Ocean, as the wider context for this role.

Ko Te Puna o Waiwhetū tētahi o ngā whare toi matua o Aotearoa, e mōhiotia whānuitia ana mō te auaha me te hihiri o āna whakaaturanga. Kei te kimi mātou i tētahi Pouarataki. He mea hōmai te ingoa o te 'Pouarataki' nā te iwi o Kāi Tahu, ā, e tohu ana taua ingoa i te tū o tēnei tangata hei kaiarataki o ngā waka toi e tere atu ana i ngā wai o Aotearoa me Te Moananui-a-Kiwa.

Christchurch Art Gallery is one of the most significant institutions within New Zealand's network of galleries and museums. Its exhibitions and publications have won numerous national and international awards. In recent years, the Gallery has worked to increase representation of Māori and Pasifika art and artists, developing our engagement with Māori and Pasifika communities through exhibitions such as Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceaniaand Te Puna Waiora: The Distinguished Weavers of Te Kāhui Whiritoi.

Ko Te Puna o Waiwhetū tētahi o ngā whare whakahirahira rawa o ngā whare toi me ngā whare taonga o Aotearoa. Kua whakawhiwhia āna whakaaturanga me āna pukapuka ki te huhua o ngā tohu ki Aotearoa, ki rāwāhi anō. I ngā tau tata nei, kua whakapau kaha te Whare Toi ki te whakapiki ake i te nui o ngā mahi nā ngā ringatoi Māori me ērā nō Te Moananui-a-Kiwa. Kua mahi ngātahi hoki mātou ki ngā hapori Māori me ngā iwi o Te Moananui-a-Kiwa hoki e pā ana ki ngā whakaaturanga o Te Wheke: Pathways Across Oceania me Te Puna Waiora: The Distinguished Weavers of Te Kāhui Whiritoi.

Reporting directly to the Lead Curator, the successful candidate will research, develop and deliver innovative and scholarly exhibitions that engage with current national and international ideas and practices in art and contemporary culture and have high audience appeal. They will operate across a wide spectrum of contemporary art practice, while bringing special focus to art by Māori and Pasifika artists, or with special relevance for Māori and Pasifika audiences.

Ka noho te Pouarataki i raro i te marumaru o te Lead Curator, ā, ka rangahau, ka whakawhanake, ka whakatū te kaiwhiwhi tōtika i ngā whakaaturanga whai kounga e ruku ana ki te hōhonutanga o ngā ariā nō Aotearoa, nō rāwāhi anō, e pā ana ki ngā mahi toi me te ao hou. Otirā, ka tino paingia ngā hua o āna mahi e ngā kaitirotiro. Me whānui tonu ngā momo tikanga toi e whāia ana e tēnei tangata, heoi, ko te aronga matua ko ngā ringatoi Māori me ērā nō Te Moananui-a-Kiwa, ko ngā kaupapa motuhake rānei e tino whai pānga ana ki te Māori, ki ngā iwi rānei o Te Moananui-a-Kiwa.

The Curator will work within a highly experienced and professional Curatorial team and with colleagues across the organisation to ensure that Christchurch Art Gallery remains positioned at the leading edge of audience-oriented interpretation, curatorial practice and collection development.

He pūkenga, he rōpū ngaio ngā Kairaupī, ā, ka mahi ngātahi te Pouarataki ki a rātou ko ngā kaimahi o te whare nei ki te whakapūmau i te tū o Te Puna o Waiwhetū hei kaikōkiri o ngā whakamārama e hāngai ana ki te kaitirotiro, o ngā tikanga tiaki taonga tiketike, o te whanaketanga hoki o ngā kohinga taonga.

The successful candidate will bring to the role a real energy and a motivation to explore new directions in curatorial practice. They will contribute a perspective informed by Mātauranga Māori to the curatorial team and wider Gallery. They will be able to demonstrate expertise about art, including Toi Māori, and will be developing a track record of high quality exhibitions, art writing for exhibition catalogues and related publications.

He tangata mātātoa te kaiwhiwhi tōtika, he ngākau hihiri tōna ki te toro atu ki ngā ara hou i te ao toi me ngā mahi tiaki taonga. Ka hāpai ia i te māramatanga o te rōpū tiaki taonga me ngā kaimahi o te Whare Toi ki te ao Māori. Ka kitea tōna mātau ki te ao toi, ki ngā Toi Māori anō, ā, kua whakatū kē ia i ngā whakaaturanga tiketike, kua puta atu hoki āna tuhituhi mō ngā rārangi taonga me ērā tūmomo whakaputanga kōrero.

We are pleased to invite applications for this key gallery position from self-motivated candidates who have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a team environment.

Kei te tuku atu mātou i tēnei tono mō tēnei tūranga matua i runga i te tōmina nui ki te rongo kōrero i ngā tāngata mātātoa, e mātau ana ki te whakawhitiwhiti kōrero, e ngākaunui ana hoki ki te mahi ngātahi.

Tukuna mai tō tono e mau ana i tō tātai tangata me tētahi reta.

He wāhi Te Puna o Waiwhetū o te Kaunihera o Ōtautahi.

Pēhia te hononga kei raro iho rawa ki te kite i ngā whakamārama mō tēnei tūranga.

He kōrero anō:

Te utu: Ka kōrerohia tēnei take ki te taha o te kaitono tōtika

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and covering letter.

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is a unit of Christchurch City Council.

To view the position description and apply please visit cccjobs.co.nz and search listing number 25929

Hours: Full-time, permanent position

Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant

The health and safety of our residents and staff remain the Christchurch City Councils top priority. We want our facilities and services to be accessible to as many people as possible which means that anyone working at any Christchurch City Council site must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The Christchurch City Council is committed to creating a workplace that attracts, retains, and values employees from a diverse range of ethnicities, backgrounds and experiences. Christchurch benefits from a diverse community, introducing a wide range of experiences and skills that make our city better and Council decision making more informed.