Fantastic opportunity to help shape the curatorial framework of a major museum.
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Department: Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1419
Closing Date: 20-Jun-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - Curator, Designated First Nations Role - Renewal June 2019.docx (Word, 76KB)

Contact: Sarah Tutton

Position Details

Situated at the very heart of Melbourne in Federation Square, ACMI explores the rapid evolution and astonishing creativity of the moving image with a vibrant, multilayered program of exhibitions, screenings, installations and commissions, festivals, and public, industry & education programs.  ACMI is the most successful museum of its kind in the world.  It plays a vital part in establishing Melbourne as a global cultural destination. In 2017/18, ACMI attracted 1.55 million visitors to its Federation Square site, and 454,200 visitors to its national and international exhibition touring program.

As we rapidly evolve towards a knowledge economy, ACMI presents its stories and objects in unique ways, spanning the conventions of traditional museums and reflecting the innovation and evolution of the moving image in our fast-moving world.  We are embarking on a visionary $40m redevelopment that will transform the institution, overhauling our permanent exhibition, dramatically improving the visitor experience, integrating cutting-edge technology and expanding our education programs. ACMI's Fed Square site is planned to close for the redevelopment from mid 2019.

We have a role working as part of our project curatorial team to identify and craft the core stories and identify objects and interactives that will tell these stories in an innovative way. A major focus of the position is working with key internal and external stakeholders (including ACMI's Indigenous Advisory Committee) to identify, develop and deliver indigenous content and programs; but you will also work across the exhibition and broader programs holistically.

You will be experienced in producing exhibitions with a passion for the moving image with the ability to navigate ATSIA artistic and cultural practice and communities locally and nationally.  Your excellent research, writing and organisational skills coupled with ability to forge new relationships will enable you to thrive in this role.

This role is a Grade 4, available on a part time basis of 4 days per week with a commencing salary of $85,279 + super (pro-rata).  To apply for this great opportunity, click 'Apply Now' (below) and follow the online application process. Applications should provide a 500 word response demonstrating their ability to meet the requirements of the role outlined within the position description and be submitted together with a brief resume and the Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Descendants Form.

Applications close: 11.59pm Thursday 20 June 2019

Please note interviews will be held: 24 June 2019

For further information on this role, please refer to the position description listed on the employment section of our website

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds.  ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTIQA+ community.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or 03 8663 2200

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