Job Vacancy: Administrator/Technician, Te Kowhai Print Trust, Whangarei

Te Kowhai Print Trust is seeking a part time technician and administrator 
for assisting in running an open access print studio. (Fine Art Printmaking)

The job would include the following duties (full Job Description here): 
Monitoring administrative projects, planning 
and coordinating workshops, hire, maintenance and operation of studio facilities. 

Job Context: 
The Te Kowhai Print Trust exists to add value to the local and wider community 
by promoting the education, technical advancement and teaching of Fine Art Printmaking 
  • providing an educational and workshop program 
  • providing an artists in residence program 
  • building and properly caring for the collection of priceless prints which are of historical importance to New Zealand 
  • providing our visitors with friendly high quality service and ensuring equitable access to all 
  • providing maximum community benefits from the resources at Te Kowhai Print Trust 

Administrator / Technician Job Duties:
  • Organise materials, processes and operation for printmaking open days 
  • Organise any printmaking workshops after the open days 
  • Audit of current equipment and tools 
  • Assist with archive restructure 
  • Plan studio space and requirements for working print studio 
  • Contributes to Te Kowhai Print Trust by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Liaison with Northland Craft Trust / Quarry Arts Centre 
  • Liaison with Board of Trustees 
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies 

Administrative Writing Skills, Microsoft Office Skills, Managing Processes, 
Managing Workshops and Educational Programs, Verbal Communication,

This position is part time of approx 8-10 hours per week. 
It is by way of 6 month contract, which is renewable, funding dependant. 
We hope that this role would develop and the Print Trust could eventually offer more paid hours.

If you are a printmaker near Whangarei, and interested in this position,
 please apply with CV and covering letter by 17 September 2013.