20/059 Regional Archivist Auckland

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Managers
  • Location: Auckland
  • Date Advertised: 12-FEB-20
  • Job Reference: 150362
  • Job Title: 20/059 Regional Archivist Auckland
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Type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Location: Auckland
Business Group: Archives New Zealand
Branch: Information and Knowledge Services
Salary: $87,735-$118,700


Regional Archivist Auckland

  • Vital role managing regional presence of Archives New Zealand
  • Lead full range of Archives and regulatory services at regional level
  • Advising Chief Archivist on regional and national issues

At Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga we work to ensure effective, trusted government record-keeping for the benefit of all New Zealanders. We preserve and protect more than seven million official records, from 19th century treaties to 21st century documents and data. Our goal is for all New Zealanders to easily access and use this taonga, connecting you to your rights and entitlements and stories now and for the future.

Whakapapa is all about recording important information that helps to paint a detailed picture of how life is and how life was, and we make that information available to everyone. We are passionate about this country, its taonga and the people that call it home.

Archives sits within the Information and Knowledge Services branch, the Department s epicentre of information management, culture and heritage. Our branch is all about collecting, storing and preserving important taonga that are precious to Aotearoa.

A unique opportunity has arisen for a Regional Archivist in our Auckland Region. The Regional Archivist has a vital role in ensuring Archives NZ holdings are appropriately stored, maintained, and preserved, so they may be of value to current and future generations.  The Regional Archivist also has a key role in representing Archives NZ in the Auckland region. 

To be successful in this role you will be have:

  • Ability to lead implementation of organisational vision and strategy
  • Successful leadership, coaching and mentoring experience
  • Excellence in relationship management and collaborating with key stakeholders

Along with the Regional Archivists based in Christchurch and Dunedin, you will represent the voice of Regional Offices in the Archives Leadership Team, and you will support the Chief Archivist / General Manager Archives New Zealand in the wider delivery of Archives’ overall outcomes, and work collegially with your colleagues within Archives and across the wider Department of Internal Affairs.

If you want to join a team of smart, committed people who do some fairly spectacular mahi for Aotearoa then make sure you get in touch.

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 20 March 2020
For more information please contact: Johanne Spring, Johanne.Spring@dia.govt.nz 
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