Curator / collection manager

Job details

Howick Historical Village
28 Feb 2013
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin


Howick Historical Village, an open-air heritage attraction run by the Howick and Districts Historical Society (Inc.), seeks applications for the position of Curator / Collections Manager.

The position involves caring for the Society’s collections; managing an exhibition schedule; planning and participating in village events; working with volunteers and village staff; and contributing to Village management as a member of its administrative team.

The Curator / Collection Manager is responsible for day to day on-site decision-making involving the village and its collections.

Qualifications and Experience.

3-5 years experience working in a collections management and/ or a curatorial role with a comparable heritage or cultural institution. Experience with databases. A customer-focussed approach. Experience in working as a team-member with other staff, volunteers and the public.

Able to make decisions on the daily running of the village within policies set by the administrative team and the Board.




Key skills

collection management,

preventative conservation awareness,

excellent people /communication skills


How to apply


Persons interested in applying should send a copy of their CV, together with a covering letter detailing their experience and qualification, including the names of three referees, to

The Secretary

Howick and Districts Historical Society (Inc.).

PO Box 38-105, Howick, 2145

Applications close 28th February 2013. Further Information is available from Ross Warren,  - phone 09-534-3425, or Harry Allen  - phone 02102477311. 

Information about the Village is available at


Written by

Howick Historical Village

4 Feb 2013