Associate Director of Technology

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Australian Museum (AM) is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people. The AM acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past, present.

The Australian Museum (AM) operating within the NSW Department of Enterprise, Investment & Trade cluster, is the first museum in Australia and was founded in 1827. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 21 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite.

The AM mission is: To ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change.

The AM vision is: To be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

For more information, visit the website.

Primary purpose of the role

The Associate Director of Technology leads and drives day to day functional delivery of ICT services and programs and is responsible for service assurance, performance, availability, support, maintenance and operational risk management. The Associate Director develops and sets the technology strategy for the organisation, ensures alignment of operational frameworks, standards and processes based on industry leading practices and achieves optimal outcomes for the organisation’s strategic operational and business requirements, delivering high levels of customer engagement and satisfaction.

Key accountabilities

  • Lead the delivery of high-quality ICT services across the organisation to provide optimal levels of support for the organisation’s key operational requirements
  • Develop the overall Technology Strategy for the Museum and an implementation roadmap, including  the development of ICT solutions to expand digital access  and to address specific ICT business requirements
  • Drive the implementation and delivery and of new systems, technologies and services to deliver innovative and flexible ICT solutions that achieve business requirements
  • Develop, implement, review, evaluate and report on the organisation’s ICT strategic, business and operating plans and associated projects, ensuring alignment with the strategic directions of the organisation
  • Develop the ICT project management capability of the Technology team and oversee the development and implementation of a cyber security framework, policies and practices, proactively assessing the current security posture for potential weaknesses and defensive gaps in order to ensure cyber safety and ensuring architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk.
  • Drive ongoing analysis and review of ICT service delivery to identify opportunities to improve and enhance the services for the organisation

Key challenges

  • Ensure that the Museum derives full value from its significant investment in technology and expanding access
  • Manage client expectations and deliver outcomes to agreed targets and timeframes
  • Identify and address complex ICT service delivery issues and provide alternate solutions based on well considered and balanced assessment of the facts and consequences
  • Assess and respond to the impact of changes in the operating environment ensuring a high level of integration with the agency’s strategic directions

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Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

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An exciting opportunity has opened up for an experienced marketer with a creative flare and an eye for detail. The Marketing and Social Media Coordinator will help grow visitor numbers and revenue, and to add value to the visitor’s experience

  • Full-time, permanent
  • Diverse role managing multiple projects and tasks
  • Ideal for a creative mind with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Living in close proximity to a wide range of outdoor attractions of the Central Plateau

Key responsibilities

  • Design and create compelling marketing and communication material
  • Manage and grow social media and online presence to connect with our audiences
  • Creation digital and public programme content
  • Campaign planning and execution
  • Work as part of a team to develop engaging museum public programmes
  • Support general museum marketing and visitor engagement

Ideal candidate

  • An eye for design and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and organised with excellent time management skills
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar marketing role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in use of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proven experience managing social media channels
  • Relevant tertiary qualification

 

The National Army Museum Te Mata Toa is a Registered Charitable Trust who has a core responsibility to collect and communicate material, including stories, about New Zealand’s Army, and make this relevant for current and future generations.

For more information including a position description please contact Nicola Bennett P: 021495178. Applications must be made in writing (including a CV) to nicola.bennett@nzdf.mil.nz.

Applications close 12 noon on Monday 22nd August 2022

Digital Content Producer

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MOTAT is an interactive museum with a focus on creating a fun, visually stimulating environment for its visitors, especially children, families and education groups.  It is home to a unique mix of collections and experiences and our vision is to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow.

We are seeking a Digital Content Producer who can hit the ground running and support our team in identifying, planning and producing engaging content for our audiences across multiple digital platforms. We have a variety of projects for you to sink your teeth into in this full-time, permanent role, which will see you collaborating with various teams across the Museum to identify opportunities for increasing and enhancing the digital content offering at MOTAT.

 

What do you need for this role?

In addition to experience in digital content production and having strong people skills, you will be well suited for this role if you can bring :

  • a high level of familiarity with content management systems and SAAS.

  • experience dealing with social media publication and management tools.

  • experience with analytics and data.

  • a high level of comfort and skill dealing with social media and other online content platforms.

  • good levels of both written and verbal skills.

  • videography, photography, and social media layout experience desirable.

Click here for the position description

Not only will you be joining an experienced and fun Digital team, benefits as a MOTAT employee include a day off for your birthday, 4% employer contributions to your Kiwisaver and MOTAT Mates membership for you and your family. This is an exciting time to join a team with a huge amount of experience and enthusiasm to position MOTAT as a ‘must experience’ venue here in Tāmaki Makaurau.

To apply, please go to MOTAT’s job site

https://motat.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=204

Applications Close: Friday 15 July 

Learning Specialist – Digital

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Ignite and fuel the creative spark in tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa by delivering inspiring digital learning experiences.

Are you passionate about sharing your expertise in digital learning with ākonga? We are looking for two full-time Learning Specialists to work primarily at Capital E, sparking curiosity, stimulating creativity and engaging with the local curriculum. These roles offer the opportunity to expand your practice across other Experience Wellington sites – City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Ko wai mātou | Who are we

As a small organisation we punch above our weight, working together with and for Wellington to create remarkable experiences that generate vitality, strengthening the city we love. We offer incredible audience experiences across our six locations; City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Te āhua o te tūranga |The nature of the position

You will be teaching across both of our onsite specialist spaces, MediaLab and OnTV delivering hands-on digital learning sessions. MediaLab/Te Whare Matihiko is our digital technology lab where tamariki and rangatahi can explore everything from game design to virtual reality to music production. OnTV/Te Whare Whakaata is our purpose-built live video production studio where students learn to collaborate to produce live broadcasts. You’ll also be programming new ideas and collaborating with your Learning Specialist Digital colleagues, and across our Learning and wider programming teams.

Your expertise will be crucial to our exciting ongoing work with the Te Matapihi project, where Capital E will make its mark on the creative capital co-located within the new Te Matapihi ki te Ao Nui Central Library.

We are looking for someone who is creative, reliable, flexible, proactive and positive. Your fresh ideas and best practice knowledge in digital technology education will inspire and engage our audiences, and your open communication style will see you develop relationships with audiences, partners and stakeholders to develop and extend our reach.

You will need to have experience in and awareness of working with groups of tamariki and rangatahi, preferably in a teaching or facilitation role. Knowledge of the NZ Digital Technologies / Hangarau Matihiko curriculum and local curriculum to support with meeting our Ministry of Education-funded ELC targets is desirable. You will be able to support our aims to increase engagement with Māori audiences and integrate Te Ao Māori into our programming. You possess strong networks in the tech and digital industries, and excellent practical technical knowledge and good trouble-shooting skills. Excellent written and verbal communication, creative thinking, facilitation skills and group management experience is essential.

This role will be primarily based at Capital E on the Wellington waterfront. This position is permanent, full-time. Evening and weekend work may be required.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV & covering letter here.

Applications close on Monday 18 July. Applications will be shortlisted as they come in. Interviews will be held on Friday 22 July. For further information please email hr@experiencewellington.org.nz.

Project Manager, Te Mana o Rangitāhua

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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 and the employees and volunteers 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.

In partnership with Ngāti Kuri, Auckland Museum is proud to offer a Project Manager, Te Mana o Rangitāhua role, responsible for the day to day project management and monitoring of the MBIE Endeavour funded and Ngāti Kuri led Research Programme Te Mana o Rangitāhua. The role holder will coordinate and manage the workflow and project components within Te Mana o Rangitāhua, supporting the overall programme of research in the Research Programme. Please be aware this is a full-time and long term contract role, spanning several years.

To be successful in this partnership role, you will offer:

  • Strong experience with undertaking or assisting with a science research programme
  • Extensive experience in project management, with at least 5 years in a management role
  • A Tertiary qualification in a relevant field eg business, management, biological sciences, mātauranga Māori, Indigenous studies
  • A collaborative approach and excellent interpersonal skills will be essential in dealing with diverse groups including iwi and whanau, museum project teams, and across all tiers of the museum
  • Experience with understanding and applying Māori & Moana Pacific values in a research context
  • Competency in Te Reo Maori and Tikanga Maori is highly advantageous
  • Ability to make timely decisions using sound judgement

For more information and to apply visit the Auckland Museum website.

You must be currently eligible to work and reside in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Va and He Korahi Maori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme. 

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

Library Digital Inclusion Advisor

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Fixed Term – Full Time until June 2022

We are looking for a skilled individual with a progressive vision for the future of public libraries. As a member of the Libraries and Arts team, you will work to deliver the New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) by facilitating the growth of a more digitally connected and confident community of library users.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in designing and delivering successful community focussed digital training and upskilling programmes.
  • Knowledge of and experience in information technology, common software applications, web based systems, and an appetite to maximise the potentials of emerging technologies in the library environment.
  • Strong relationship management, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking skills to the design, delivery and evaluation of services and resources.

Working for the Kāpiti Coast District Council means being part of a caring, dynamic and effective customer-focused team who make a positive difference in the community we serve.  To find out more go to:

Library Digital Inclusion Advisor - 055 - Kāpiti Coast District Council (kapiticoast.govt.nz)

Digitisation Technician

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Full time, 12-month fixed term

  • Rewarding and dynamic position
  • Share our passion for New Zealand’s maritime heritage
  • Help generate a comprehensive collection inventory 

The New Zealand Maritime Museum (NZMM) houses one of New Zealand’s most important heritage collections, comprising approximately two million items. 
As an institution of national significance in the cultural heritage landscape of New Zealand, a Digitisation Project is being undertaken to generate an extensively digitised collection that will enable NZMM to provide greater access and high quality information to the community; and to secure the collection for generations to come.

To achieve this, the New Zealand Maritime Museum is bringing together a team of specialists to deliver this project.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Reporting to the Photography Lead, the Digitisation Technician is a key member of this project and will help generate an extensive digital record of the New Zealand Maritime Museum’s collection.

In this rewarding role, you will support the Photography Lead with rapid digitisation, including scanning and process based photography of documents and objects. Following best practice guidelines you will digitise, tag and create files of a specific type and size. This digital record will be connected with the catalogue record, allowing greater public access and providing a long-term, functional inventory of the collection. 

He kōrero mōu: About you
You will bring 1+ years’ collection handling experience, alongside some basic experience with photography, familiarity with the Adobe suite, in particular Lightroom or similar image management software. Some studio experience would be an advantage, but full training will be provided. 

You will be comfortable with and ideally have experience doing repetitive tasks, be naturally adaptable, practical and resourceful with excellent computer skills, and a desire to contribute towards a positive and collegial team culture.

With your clear communication and attention to detail, you will be goal-orientated and ready to take on this challenge.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa is the place where the stories of people and the sea are preserved, shared, and explored with our visitors.
 
This role provides a fascinating, close-up view of a slice of New Zealand’s history and is a vital cog in this Digitisation Project, providing a valuable contribution to the local and international community.

This is a 12-month, fixed-term, full-time role, working 40 hours across Monday to Friday, with some flexibility around start and finish times.

Primarily based in Auckland’s vibrant Viaduct Basin on Hobson Wharf, you will also be required to work some days at our Avondale site, with the option of booking RFA vehicles. A full NZ Driver’s License is required.

Join us and our enthusiastic team! Apply now via our careers site, and ensure you attach a bespoke covering letter that is written for this position. We want to know why you're interested in this role and what makes you a great fit!

A grant has been received from the Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund to hire this position to be part of the Digitisation Project for the New Zealand Maritime Museum collection. 

For more information and to apply visit the Auckland Council Careers website.

Applications close Tuesday 5th January at 11.59PM

Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of Auckland Council 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.

Digitisation Records Assistant

Closing date:

Full time, 12-month fixed term

  • Rewarding and dynamic position
  • Share our passion for New Zealand’s maritime heritage
  • Help generate a comprehensive collection inventory 

The New Zealand Maritime Museum (NZMM) houses one of New Zealand’s most important heritage collections, comprising approximately two million items. 
As an institution of national significance in the cultural heritage landscape of New Zealand, a Digitisation Project is being undertaken to generate an extensively digitised collection that will enable NZMM to provide greater access and high quality information to the community; and to secure the collection for generations to come.

To achieve this, the New Zealand Maritime Museum is bringing together a team of specialists to deliver this project.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Reporting to the Digitisation Records Lead, the Digitisation Records Assistant is a key member of this project and will help generate a comprehensive collection inventory of the New Zealand Maritime Museum’s collection.

In this rewarding role, you will follow the best practice guidelines, to capture collections information in a standardised process. Accurately inputting information that captures what’s known about the object, provides context, and creates a place to store new facts as they come to light. This data will be linked to new images also created during the Digitisation Project, by the specialist team.

He kōrero mōu: About you
You will bring 2+ years’ Collection Management experience using collection management systems, in particular the use of Vernon CMS (or a similar collection management programme). 

An understanding of best practice museum information management, cataloguing and handling of a range of museum collections is required!

You will be naturally adaptable, practical and resourceful with excellent computer skills, and a desire to contribute towards a positive and collegial team culture.

With your clear communication and attention to detail, you will be goal-orientated and ready to take on this challenge.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa is the place where the stories of people and the sea are preserved, shared, and explored with our visitors.

This role provides a fascinating, close-up view of a slice of New Zealand’s history and is a vital cog in this Digitisation Project, providing a valuable contribution to the local and international community.

This is a 12-month, fixed-term, full-time role, working 40 hours across Monday to Friday, with some flexibility around start and finish times.

Primarily based in Auckland’s vibrant Viaduct Basin on Hobson Wharf, you will also be required to work some days at our Avondale site, with the option of booking RFA vehicles. A full NZ Driver’s License is required.

Join us and our enthusiastic team! Apply now via our careers site, and ensure you attach a bespoke covering letter that is written for this position. We want to know why you're interested in this role and what makes you a great fit!

A grant has been received from the Lottery Environment and Heritage Fund to hire this position to be part of the Digitisation Project for the New Zealand Maritime Museum collection. 

For more information and to apply visit the Auckland Council Careers website.

Applications close Tuesday 5th January at 11.59PM

Auckland Unlimited, a CCO of Auckland Council 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.

Digitisation Records Lead

Closing date:

Location: Central Auckland, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council

  • Rewarding and dynamic position
  • Share our passion for New Zealand’s maritime heritage
  • Lead the data capture process and information management system

The New Zealand Maritime Museum (NZMM) houses one of New Zealand’s most important heritage collections, comprising approximately two million items. 

As an institution of national significance in the cultural heritage landscape of New Zealand, a Digitisation Project is being undertaken to generate an extensively digitised collection that will enable NZMM to provide greater access and high quality information to the community; and to secure the collection for generations to come.
 
To achieve this, the New Zealand Maritime Museum is bringing together a team of specialists to deliver this project.
 
He angitūtanga: The opportunity

Reporting to the Digitisation Project Manager, the Digitisation Records Lead is a key member of this project, responsible for generating a comprehensive collection inventory of the New Zealand Maritime Museum’s collection. 
 
In this dynamic role, you will oversee the cataloguing process and lead the information management workflow, finding efficiencies and mitigating obstacles. You will develop record standards  and manage the digitisation records in keeping with project goals.
 
This role also includes supervision of the Digitisation Records Assist and Digitisation Support Technician, and Project Contractors, if required.
 
He kōrero mōu: About you

You will bring 5+ years’ experience in information management or 3+ years post-qualification experience, such as a Diploma in information management, library and information studies, data management, or museum studies and must have proven leadership experience, excellent people skills and a desire to contribute towards a positive and collegial team culture.
 
You will be naturally agile, practical and resourceful with excellent computer skills, including the use of Vernon CMS (or a similar collection management programme). Skillful use of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and the ability to use computers as management tools is preferable.

A thorough understanding of best practice museum information management, cataloguing and handling of a range of museum collections is advantageous!
 
With your clear communication and attention to detail, you will be goal-orientated and ready to take on this challenge.
 
Finally, we're looking for someone to provide advocacy for new, long-lasting systems and processes within this space for the NZ Maritime Museum.
 
Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa is the place where the stories of people and the sea are preserved, shared, and explored with our visitors.
 
This role provides varied database and legacy collection challenges and is vital to this Digitisation Project, providing a valuable contribution to the local and international community.
 
This is a 12-month, fixed-term, full-time role, working 40 hours across Monday to Friday, with some flexibility around start and finish times.
 
Primarily based in Auckland’s vibrant Viaduct Basin on Hobson Wharf, you will also be required to work on some days at our Avondale site, with the option of booking RFA vehicles. 
 
Join us and our enthusiastic team! Apply now via our careers site, and ensure you attach a bespoke covering letter that is written for this position. We want to know why you're interested in this role and what makes you a great fit!
 
For a copy of the full position description, please email victoria.lovie@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

This role is deemed safety sensitive and in line with Auckland Council policy, you will be required to complete pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA), a CCO of Auckland Council 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.

Wikimedian in Residence

Closing date:

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 and the employees and volunteers 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.

The Wikimedian in Residence will help unlock the potential knowledge held within Tāmaki Paenga Hira's academic outputs and research publications. This fixed-term and part-time position will entail uploading information into Wikidata, adding citations to Wikipedia, and uploading images and other media into Wikimedia Commons.

We want to strengthen our relationship with both the local Auckland Wikimedia community and the New Zealand movement nationally. The role holder will be responsible for arranging training events and talks to share the work we are undertaking and investigate how we can build a sustainable model of knowledge-gathering and publishing to continue after the project has ended.

This is a short term 3-month project role requiring 30hours of part-time work per week. The position is scheduled to commence on 8 January 2021 and finish on 2 April 2021. This position is paying $26.20 per hour. This position is supported financially by WikiCite, a Wikimedia initiative to develop open citations and linked bibliographic data to serve free knowledge. Details of the funding for this application can be found on Meta-Wiki.

To be successful in this fixed term role, you will offer:

  • Exceptional knowledge of the full Wikimedia family of platforms, with demonstrable experience in editing Wikipedia and communicating with other Wikimedians
  • A good understanding of the activities and strategic motivations of Wikimedia
  • Familiarity with social networking as a means to broadcast information to a wide audience
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, at all levels and to discuss complex and sensitive issues with a wide range of people

You must be eligible to currently work in New Zealand to apply for this short-term and part-time position.

Auckland Museum offers a rich and fulfilling work life where we embrace diversity and nurture our bicultural capability as demonstrated in our Teu le Va and He Korahi Maori strategies. We also offer a range of great benefits such as flexible work and leave and an award-winning wellbeing programme.

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.

For more information and to apply visit the Auckland Museum website.

He Oranga Tangata ka ao
Enriching lives: Inspiring discoveries