Public Programmes & Engagement Officer
University of Auckland
Auckland City, AUK
6d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Company DescriptionnullJob DescriptionTe toi whakairo, ka ihiihi, ka wehiwehi, ka aweawe te ao katoaArtistic excellence makes the world sit up in wonderSince reopening in April 2019 with a new kaupapa and staff team in place, Gus Fisher Gallery’s dynamic and engagement centred public programme has been a core part of the gallery’s offer to audiences.

Conceived and developed in tandem with the exhibitions, the public programme is an important part of the gallery’s socially responsive vision enabling meaningful conversations, critical dialogue and creative responses to be foregrounded in new and unexpected ways.

We are now looking for a new individual to fill this position as our valued predecessor moves on to pastures new. This is a part time opportunity .

Te Whiwhinga mahi The opportunityFrom stand out partnerships with organisations and artists to in-house practical workshops, artist-led activations and influential panel discussions, Gus Fisher Gallery’s public programme has garnered huge appeal and attention since its initiation.

As Public Programmes & Engagement Officer, you will play an essential role in promoting these programmes, generating enriched and sustained relationships with external stakeholders, and bringing a continuous improvement mindset to ensure we’re always delivering programmes that are engaging with our ever-changing audiences.

For more detailed information, please refer to the position description.He kōrero mōu About youWith excellent people skills and a passion for connecting to arts lovers and culturally-curious audiences in Tāmaki Makaurau, this role offers a wealth of opportunity from the ability to shape a prominent and ambitious programme for a breadth of audience to the chance to devise meaningful outreach initiatives to better extend the gallery’s reach and audience experience.

With a successful and ambitious public programme to continue to grow, this role offers a good amount of autonomy for someone who can attune to the gallery’s evolving vision and build on the exciting work that has already been achieved.

This role is offered as four days a week, preferably Tuesday to Friday but this may be negotiable to suit the needs of the individual and the gallery.

Evening and weekend hours will be required as defined by the gallery’s programming schedule.Mō tō mātou rōpū About the teamWorking as part of a small and dedicated team committed to contemporary arts practice and its full potential, the role of Public Programmes & Engagement Officer is split into three main areas of focus : programme conception and development, audience outreach and engagement, event organisation and delivery.

We are a small team with big ambition as demonstrated thus far, so the ability to work at pace, think on your feet and bring energy and enthusiasm to the role is key as is the desire to think outside of the box and bring new ideas to the table.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou What we offerThe University of Auckland (42,000 students) is New Zealand’s leading university and maintains significant computational, laboratory and analytic facilities.

Auckland itself is frequently rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities.The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through : Flexible employment practices (including working from home, flexible hours)Up to 6.

75% company superannuation schemeA competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leaveIn addition, we also offer career development programmes, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

For more information please visit Staff Benefits.Me pēhea te tuku tono How to applyApplications must be submitted online, by midnight on the closing date of 14th of October to be considered.

Please include a detailed cover letter of no more than two sides of A4 indicating your interest in the role and relevant experience making specific reference to the points noted in the Position Description.

Please also submit a CV highlighting your suitability for this position.Interviews are planned to take place on October 30th at The University of Auckland.

Please be aware, the salary for this position is $52,000.QualificationsnullAdditional InformationThe University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.

For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www. accordance with our commitment to equitable recruitment, the University welcomes applications from all suitably qualified and experienced candidates.

In response to COVID-19 the New Zealand Government has imposed a travel ban and are currently only allowing New Zealand Residents, Citizens and visa holders meeting a strict exception policy to enter the country, all of whom must currently enter Government approved quarantine for two weeks on arrival.

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