We require a Team Leader/Archivist to manage our Heritage Centre and Archives collection.
This is a permanent position for 37.5 hours per week.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865. We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London. We are a registered charity under Charities Act 2005. The Army has over 2,000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga and is recognised as a high value employer. The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is: Caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.
Heritage Centre and Archives
The purpose of The Salvation Army Heritage Centre and Archives is to preserve and tell the story of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in a relevant way and within a contemporary context.
The Archive is the official repository for the records, books, photographs and collections of artefacts and memorabilia related to The Salvation Army’s activities from its inception but primarily since the Army commenced operations in Dunedin in 1883.
The centre handles the archiving of records and artefacts from all around NZ, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.
About the role
The Team Leader/Archivist will bring leadership and professional skills to enhance the work of the Heritage Centre and Archives.
It will involve managing a small team in the various aspects of the preservation of the collection, attending to research inquiries, developing the digital cataloguing and digitising project of our records and artefacts. Developing ways to tell our story.
Ideal Person Specifications
For more information about this role please contact Garry Mellsop, email firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply please send your cover letter, CV (Including referee details) and completed application form to: email@example.com
The Application form can be downloaded from: http://www.salvationarmy.org.nz/about-us/career-opportunities.
Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Police Check.
Applications close by 12 noon on Wednesday, 15 December 2021.
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.
The Salvation Army is committed to cultural diversity, and in New Zealand, our Tiriti partnership.
The Salvation Army is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vulnerable people, including children, and upholding their rights to protection from abuse and/or neglect.