Public Programme Specialist
Permanent full-time role
Te Papa’s mission is to understand the past, enrich the present and meet the challenges of the future. Te Papa is more than just the national museum that houses New Zealand’s treasures. It is a meeting place, a place for lifelong learning, and a place that inspires a sense of wonder and connection.
The Collections, Research & Learning Directorate is home to our core museological capabilities that collect, curate, conserve and protect Taonga, in order to deliver on Te Papa’s mission as New Zealand’s national museum. Physical and digital access to our collections and expertise is provided through activities spanning curatorial research, collection management and development, conservation, exhibition development, learning, public programmes and outreach. Collection, Research & Learning’s strong leadership, technical expertise and ability to build enduring relationships with external agencies and communities ensures we extend accessibility and that we are recognised as a centre of museological excellence.
We have an exciting opportunity to join this team as a Public Programme Specialist.
The Public Programmes Specialist is responsible for activating Te Papa’s collections, exhibitions and resources to enrich visitors’ experiences through a dynamic series of high-quality public programmes and lifelong learning opportunities.
Reporting to the Head of Public Programming, the Public Programmes Specialist is part of a team of Public Programme Specialists that work collaboratively with Exhibition, Digital and Curatorial teams, and with external partners, communities and audiences to develop, promote and deliver a coherent programme that activates public engagement with Te Papa, its collections, exhibitions, debate and discussion.
You will be required to:
To apply, please provide a cover letter describing how your skills and background fit with this role and your ambitions for it, and a CV that details your relevant work experience.
Applicants must be able to legally work in New Zealand.
Applications close Monday 28th January 2019