(Senior) Adviser, Cultural Indicators

Job details

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage
4 Mar 2013
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin


Adviser/Senior Adviser, Cultural Indicators – Cultural Policy Branch

Full time – Four months fixed term – Wellington

Vacancy 2013/03

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage/Manatū Taonga needs your skills and experience to help provide Ministers with quality information on the value of culture to New Zealanders and to New Zealand’s economy, identity and place in the world.  The Ministry provides advice to government on cultural matters and also funds and supports several of the nation’s iconic cultural institutions, produces award-winning websites, and administers significant heritage sites.  

The Adviser/Senior Adviser, Cultural Indicators has a key role in the Ministry’s research work programme, to improve measurement and reporting of the state of the cultural sector and its contribution to New Zealand’s social and economic goals.  Working with the Senior Adviser, Cultural Sector Research, the Adviser/Senior Adviser, Cultural Indicators is responsible for:

  • developing and maintaining a compendium of relevant cultural indicator data sources
  • analysing, monitoring trends and reporting on relevant cultural indicators
  • maintaining relevant cultural indicator related datasets including suitable documentation and systems management.
  • providing assistance and expertise in cultural indicator datasets and conducting related data analysis to support programme evaluation and policy development work  (as required)

The Adviser/Senior Adviser, Cultural Indicators will have excellent knowledge of management of datasets and data manipulation, analysis and reporting.  They will have an understanding of statistical and economic concepts and analysis including trend analysis.  The Adviser/Senior Adviser will have a high standard of written and oral communication, with the demonstrated ability to present information well to a variety of audiences.

This is a fixed-term full time position from March to June 2013.  The position reports to the Manager, Cultural Sector Performance Unit. 

Applications from candidates looking for part-time work will be considered.

Key skills

Excellent knowledge of management of datasets and data manipulation, analysis and reporting, understanding of statistical and economic concepts and analysis including trend analysis

How to apply

A position description and associated person specification for this vacancy is attached. For further information please contact Murray Costello on 04 498 9213.

To apply for this position please go to http://www.mch.govt.nz/about-ministry/jobs-and-careers

Applications close 5pm Monday 4 March 2013

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