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Subject: Position at Auckland Museum

Position at Auckland Museum

From: Evana Vulinovich <evanavulinovich<-a>
Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is an influential, much-loved organisation at the
centre of Auckland's identity, committed to outstanding management
of its extensive collections and the permanent and volunteer staff
who tell the Museum's stories.

The Collection Care department currently has an opportunity for a
highly motivated and enthusiastic Museum Professional to join the
Museum at an exciting time of development and renewal.  The position
available is for a Conservator (permanent, full-time).

The position sits within the wider Collections and Research
Directorate.  As Conservator at Auckland Museum you will be
responsible for providing expert physical care and advice for the
Museum's collections.

A key part of this role will be the planning of and preparation for
the Museum's Gallery Renewal and Object Rotation Programme aligned
with Future Museum--the Museum's 20-year strategic plan.
Furthermore, this position provides expert advice and support to the
Museum's collection access activities such as loans and temporary
exhibitions.  You will be working in close collaboration with
Conservators, Curators, Collection Managers from Human History,
Natural Science and Documentary Heritage as well as colleagues from
Exhibition and Display departments.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

    Tertiary qualification in the Conservation of Cultural Materials

    Member of NZCCM or internationally recognised Conservation

    A minimum of 7 years' conservation experience in museums or
    heritage institutions

    Extensive experience with treatment of a wide range of object

    Demonstrated experience and knowledge in the preservation of
    Taonga Maori collections

    Up-to-date knowledge of current professional thinking around
    preventive conservation and display of artefacts

    Knowledge in Tikanga Maori

    Project Management skills desirable

    Excellent manual dexterity and spatial sense

    Experience working with Vernon of advantage

    Evidence of ability to work collaboratively and in
    cross-functional teams.

    Demonstrated experience in and commitment to ethical and safe
    work practices.

    Understand the principles of equal opportunities, diversity
    management and the Treaty of Waitangi as they relate to the
    Museum environment

Closing date: 5pm Sunday, 21 September 2014

You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this position.

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 and reflecting our unique place in the South

To apply for this job, please apply online or go to our job site

    and enter the job code 4051SK

You must apply via our careers site.  Applications submitted
incorrectly will not be processed.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:13
                  Distributed: Friday, August 29, 2014
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Received on Friday, 29 August, 2014

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