Vacancy Chief Archivist- Archives New Zealand

We are looking for a Chief Archivist who can take our government archivesto the people, oversee the preservation and protection of more than sevenmillion official records, lead a passionate team of experts and be partof the transformation of our nation’s documentary heritage sector.

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Chief Archivist – Archives New Zealand

 

  • Strategic leadership position
  • Independent statutory responsibilities
  • Set the direction for Archives New Zealand  

We are looking for a Chief Archivist who can take our government archives to the people, oversee the preservation and protection of more than seven million official records, lead a passionate team of experts and be part of the transformation of our nation’s documentary heritage sector.

With significant recent investment in Aotearoa New Zealand history, this is an exciting time to join Archives and a key role in leading the work to better safeguard and preserve our holdings so current and future generations can access our unique stories and heritage.

About you

You will be a highly experienced senior leader with a background that includes archives management. Comfortable navigating a complex organisation, you will have a well-developed understanding of the role of state sector agencies. You will be skilled in operating in our Te Ao Māori world including in partnership with Māori under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  

If you want a job where the work you do matters to New Zealand, we would like to hear from you.

Interested in applying?

Read the full job description and supporting information via https://amytea.co.nz/chief-archivist/

Read more about the work of Archives New Zealand at archives.govt.nz

All applications must be lodged via the DIA careers page http://dia.hosting.staffcv.com/job-search-results/

Applications close 5pm (NZT) on Friday 31st July 2020.

For more information please contact Jo Bell on +64 21 173 3523 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.