Hiring: Makerspace Coordinator



We are looking for a creative and practical coordinator for our community Makerspace. Are you:

  • Passionate about hands-on-learning and teaching others?
  • Comfortable working with people of all ages?
  • Constantly curious and wanting to learn new things?
  • Looking to work in a practical environment?
  • Someone who thrives on ordered chaos and a bit of an admin superstar?

A fixed term Part-time role exists for a Makerspace Coordinator to support and coordinate aspects of Tinkd Makerspace sessions and activities. This is an on-site “contact” role working from our location at 148 Durham Street, Tauranga.

This role is for up to 20 hours a week during office hours with the possibility to add more hours during busy event periods. The pay rate will be based on skills and experience.

Administration and coordination duties to be carried out on-site at Durham Street:

  • Work alongside and support the STEM Wana Trust Project Manager on any funding opportunities
  • Assist in the development and design of workshops and maker sessions
  • Management of the booking app
    • Maintaining an accurate record for members and attendees at sessions
    • Coordinate booking for sessions and equipment with members
    • Log materials/assets and replenish all stations and zones as necessary
  • Liaise with the Project Manager on stock and recording of materials/tools procurement
  • Assist in the development of any inductions processes (checklist of competencies/skills) for equipment/tools used by makers

How to apply

If you think this role is for you, please email hello@tinkd.nz with your CV and covering letter telling us why you would be the right person to join our team.


Closing date: 31st May 2024. Applications will be processed as soon as they are submitted so don’t delay.****