Director, Presbyterian Research Centre

The Presbyterian Research Centre (PRC) is part of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) and comprises the Hewitson Library and the national Presbyterian Archives. It is located in Knox College in Dunedin.

Our archives tell the story of PCANZ from the early days to the present time. The Hewitson Library holds several special theological collections, available to be borrowed by registered members. Both provide educational, research and information for the benefit of the Church and also the wider community.

The PRC Director is a member of the Presbyterian Church National Service Team that includes staff at the Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership in Dunedin, and the Finance and Operations Team and the Mission Resourcing Team in Wellington.

The Director will oversee the management of the archives and records of Presbyterian parishes, presbyteries, synods and the national church and affiliated organisations, and also manage the Hewitson Library.

We are looking for a Director who can provide organisational and team leadership, and be a key contributor to the strategic research plan. The position is also responsible for the areas of finance, administration and marketing. The successful applicant will have relevant tertiary and professional qualifications, proven leadership and management experience, and have knowledge and experience in research requirements, and an understanding of the role of e-media.

This is a permanent position.

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A letter of application and CV should be sent to the Assembly Executive Secretary, PCANZ Assembly Office, aes@presbyterian.org.nz , by 8 July 2022.