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Subject: Position at Archives NZ

Position at Archives NZ

From: Jacinda Byers <jacinda.byers<-a>
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014
Manager Preservation and Repository Services
Archives NZ

Are you interested in helping to ensure that all key government
records of long term value are preserved and available for all to
access?  If you are, come and work at Archives NZ.

Archives NZ is a business unit in the Department of Internal
Affairs - Te Tari Taiwhenua, and is looking for an experienced
manager to lead the preservation and storage of its physical
holdings in Wellington and to pursue commercial opportunities for
its newly created Film Preservation Laboratory (Film Lab).

The Manager Preservation and Repository Services is a complex
management role.  It is responsible for ensuring the long term
viability of the broad range of our holdings (art, maps, prints,
documents, film, audio), and for the effective management of the
Wellington repository and the organisation's Digital Imaging and
Film Preservation laboratories. One of the key challenges for this
role is to develop a commercial strategy for the Film Lab enabling
it to deliver high quality revenue generating services to other
archival institutions and the film industry. The ongoing
sustainability of the Film Lab will depend on this being successful.
Responsibility for the Digital Imaging Laboratory also requires the
development of key internal customer services to user support
requests for digital files.

The Manager Preservation and Repository Services will have:

    Experience in sourcing, negotiating and delivering commercial

    Experience in successfully developing and maintaining effective
    working relationships with customers (internal and external)

    Experience in the management of preservation and/or repository

    Proven experience in building a cohesive high performing team
    which delivers quality results

    Experience in developing and delivering integrated, prioritised
    work programmes

    Experience leading and implementing complex projects

    Experience in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museum sector
    would be an advantage

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 17 November 2014

For more information please contact:

    Jan Clark
    Director Holdings and Discovery
    Archives NZ
    +64 4 495 6215
    jan.clark<-a t->dia< . >govt< . >nz

To apply or to review the full Job description, please visit


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