Senior Pacific Historian at Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Pou Hītori Matua Moananui-a-Kiwa |Senior Pacific Historian
Te Hua | Delivery Group
Permanent /Fulltime *
Salary Range $98,000 - $115,130
Ki te puāwai te ahurea, Ka ora te iwi
Culture is thriving, the people are well
We have an exciting opportunity to join our Te Pae Wānanga – Tukunga Ihotanga | Research and Publishing – Heritage Content team as Pou Hītori Matua Moananui-a-Kiwa | Senior Pacific Historian.
Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the role
This newly created role will support the Pacific communities of Aotearoa New Zealand to preserve and share their stories; to advance their cultural aspirations and build their own capability; and help provide all New Zealanders with opportunities to appreciate, understand and engage with the histories and culture of Pacific peoples in Aotearoa. You will lead the Ministry's work programme for the new Dawn Raids historical website, which is the initial focus of a broader future programme of work on Pacific histories.
We are open to considering candidates who may live outside of Wellington.
Kōrero mōu | About you
It is essential you have a well-developed understanding and knowledge of research in Aotearoa New Zealand's histories, especially the stories of Pacific communities, and demonstrated expertise in preparing engaging historical content for publication. Alongside this we are looking for someone who has:
- experience working with, and ability to build and maintain positive relationships with, Pacific communities in Aotearoa and potentially the wider region
- experience in building and providing leadership for a small project team and mentoring and developing less-experienced team members
- a post-graduate qualification in history or a related discipline.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Manatū Taonga has a broad mandate and wide reach across a complex system. With around 180 staff, we operate a lean and flat structure, with the added advantage of knowing everyone by name. We embrace diversity and inclusiveness, are passionate about our mahi, and welcome experiences from diﬀerent sectors to strengthen and support the pou of our whare. Want to know more about us go to https://mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
For the position description and to apply, click on the ‘Apply for this job' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form. Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description.
For enquiries about this position contact Catherine Slow, Team Administrator - email@example.com
Applications close 5pm on Thursday 6 October 2022
*Te Mahi Hangore | Working Flexibly
Manatū Taonga embraces flexible working. We're open minded about how you can be your best both inside and outside work so please tell us what working arrangements suit you.
Āheinga | Eligibility
If you are not a New Zealand citizen, you must hold current eligibility to work in New Zealand and for Manatū Taonga in order to work for Manatū Taonga. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ministry for Culture and Heritage|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
|Attachment:||PD Senior Pacific Historian - September 2022 Final.PDF (PDF, 754KB)
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