Archivist (Radio Broadcasting)

Job details

Organisation
Sound Archives/Ngā Taonga Kōrero (SANTK)
Closes
9 Dec 2012
Region
Auckland
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Music, Screen & Sound

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Auckland based

Sound Archives/Ngā Taonga Kōrero (SANTK) plays a pivotal role in preserving and providing access to an aural history of New Zealand. This small, supportive team is dedicated to working with the most significant collection of radio broadcasts from stations all over the country. Staff are based in offices in Christchurch and Auckland.

The Auckland-based Accessions Archivist is responsible for the future shape of the collection, through identifying significant recordings that will show the full diversity of material broadcast in New Zealand by all networks and stations, whether commercial, public, iwi, access, student or other forms of broadcast providers. This involves managing incoming recordings and associated documentation, and liaising with broadcasters and donors.

  • Are you passionate about archiving and radio?
  • Able to look to the future while applying context gained from your well-rounded knowledge of both current and historic events?
  • Comfortable working with audio technology?
  • If you also have solid archival judgement, ideally augmented by a tertiary qualification specialising in journalism, broadcasting, libraries or museums, we would love to hear from you.

Key skills

Passionate about archiving and radio? Do you have well-rounded knowledge of both current and historic events? Comfortable working with audio technology?

How to apply

Visit our website on www.filmarchive.org.nz to download a position description and an application form.

Please send your application with CV to mahi@nzfa.org.nz

or mail to:

Hope Tioro
New Zealand Film Archive
PO Box 11-449
Wellington 6011

Written by

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

26 Nov 2012

Interests Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is the operating name for the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua Me Ngā Taonga Kōrero.