The listing below is advertising a vacancy for a Head of Public Programmes at Auckland Museum.
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Head of Public Programmes
Leadership opportunity – Auckland Museum
Are you the person to transform visitor experiences at AWMM through exhibitions, events, outreach and learning? If so, read on…
The Head of Public Programmes is a new strategic position at AWMM and is a fantastic leadership opportunity for someone looking to further develop their career in the museum sector. This three year fixed term role is within the Public Programmes and Capital Projects Directorate, which is responsible for the public offer on site and off site and for the future development of the museum through a master plan.
The Head of Public Programmes will bring exceptional creative leadership and high level management to the development and delivery of a dynamic, high quality public programme. The programme includes exhibitions, events, learning and outreach. The aim of the programme is to achieve audience development and increased engagement with the museum and its extensive collections by providing compelling visitor experiences for people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.
Working extensively with a wide range of external organisations is a key element to the role. Likewise, the role-holder will work with cross-functional teams to ensure that programmes are planned, delivered and evaluated within a strategic framework and over a long period. Excellent planning and project management skills are required, along with a strong audience and collections focus.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Auckland Museum is committed to a bi-cultural approach. Therefore, an understanding of the application of tenants of the Treaty of Waitangi is essential and competence in Te Reo is desirable.
If you are interested in this position and would like an informal chat, please contact Sharon Lipsey at email@example.com in the first instance to arrange a telephone conversation with Sally Manuireva, Director Public Programmes and Capital Projects.
To apply for this position, or to view a position description, please go to the Museum’s website using this link: http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/384/current-opportunities or send your CV and covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants must address in their application the Skills, Knowledge and Competencies as listed in the Position Description.
Applications for this position close Friday, 25 May 2012, 5pm.