Location Wellington Central

Job type Permanent

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Category Administration > Other

  • Assist with coordinating and achieving research priorities for te reo Māori
  • Work closely with an open and warm team
  • Central Wellington location

He whakahaere whaimana Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori e kaha whakaū ana ki te whakarauora i te reo Māori. Ka tautoko mātou i ā mātou mahi katoa tae atu ki te whakapakari anō i ō mātou ake whakamahi i te reo Māori. He whakahaere whāiti noa tēnei wāhi mahi ā, he wāhi e rongo ana i te kakara o te manaakitanga, te whanaungatanga. Mā ā mātou mahi e taunaki te rautaki Maihi Karauna a te kāwanatanga e puta wawe ai i raro i ngā tikanga o Te Ture mō te Reo Māori 2016

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori has a strong and supportive team of committed advocates for the revitalisation of te reo Māori. We support each other in our work and in improving our own use of te reo Māori. It's a small workplace with a family-friendly whānau culture. Our work will support the Government's Māori language strategy, Maihi Karauna, to be issued under the new Māori Language Act 2016.

As someone who knows what good research and research methods looks like the Researcher will assist Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori coordinate and achieve their research priorities for te reo Māori.

In this role you will use your awareness of public policy processes to assist in the identification and application of fundamental research areas and priorities for Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori and provide sound technical research advice on research developments. You will work with other Government agencies, funding agencies, service providers and professional organisations to actively build research relationships and achieve research priorities. Additionally you will consult with individuals inside and outside Government - including policy and research staff -in the development of research themes and issues related to the revitalisation of te reo Māori.

The successful applicant will be working closely with an open and warm team along with key stakeholders to the organisation.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification;
  • Proven competence as a researcher, with experience in a public sector or community research role;
  • A sound working knowledge of key issues impacting on te reo Māori language use and regenerations;
  • Proven ability in research project management;
  • Evidence of ethical and successful research relationships along with proven performance in completing projects on time and within budget;
  • Experience in the use of research software for both qualitative and quantitative analysis;
  • A knowledge of research methodologies tools and approaches, in particular kaupapa Māori research methodologies and methods;
  • An understanding of New Zealand's political, economic, and social structures; and
  • A moderate (Level 3) proficiency in te reo Māori, at a minimum.

It is also desirable that you already have a knowledge of Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori or a similar organisation.

In return you will receive:

  • A qualified and experienced team with a wide range of skills;
  • Opportunities to upskill your personal development as part of performance planning;
  • 20 business days of annual leave per annum;
  • A central Wellington location close to shops, cafes and transport; and
  • The opportunity to help shape the future of te reo Māori in Aotearoa.

If you meet the above requirements and wish to start the application process please click on the link below.

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Reference number 200288155_148659879496092

Contact Details Bryan Le Patourel

Date Posted 9/02/2017 11:07:00 AM