General Manager, Scienceworks Museum (Full-time, Ongoing)

Museums Victoria seeks a General Manager for the Scienceworks Museum. The General Manager Scienceworks Museum is responsible for providing strategic, business and operational leadership to Scienceworks Museum and to deliver on Museums Victoria’s overall purpose, vision and strategy. The General Manager Scienceworks will have operational responsibility for the Scienceworks Museum and will work collaboratively with other members of the Executive Team to ensure effective and efficient operations at these sites. This role will have primary accountability for visitation at these sites. This role will have primary accountability for visitation at these sites. This role will provide leadership to ensure high quality experiences to all visitors to the Museum and precinct ensuring that the precinct’s identity/brand is delivered in a way that is consistent with the vision for Museums Victoria.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: VPSG6.2
Work Location: Melbourne - Western Metro
Reference: VG/MV/6624A
Closing Date: 28-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $139,018 - $159,124
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: General Manager, Scienceworks - Role Statement.pdf (PDF, 136KB)


Contact: Sean Royal
(03) 8341 7768

Position Details

 

General Manager, Scienceworks Museum (Full-time, Ongoing)

  • Make a major contribution in the Museum sector
  • Based at Museums Victoria's award winning venue
  • Close to public transport

Museums Victoria seeks a General Manager for the Scienceworks Museum. The General Manager Scienceworks Museum is responsible for providing strategic, business and operational leadership to Scienceworks Museum and to deliver on Museums Victoria's overall purpose, vision and strategy. 

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA:

Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

Museums Victoria forms part of the Victorian State Government culture and international arts and is embarking on a bold period of change focusing on being a leader in the museums sector and enhancing the visitor experience.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The General Manager Scienceworks will have operational responsibility for the Scienceworks Museum and will work collaboratively with other members of the Executive Team to ensure effective and efficient operations at these sites.

This role will have primary accountability for visitation at these sites. This role will provide leadership to ensure high quality experiences to all visitors to the Museum and precinct ensuring that the precinct's identity/brand is delivered in a way that is consistent with the vision for Museums Victoria; and contributes to the Museum being regarded as a leading cultural, educational and tourism destination. 

Some Notable skills and Experiences:

  • Broad, multi-disciplinary organisational leadership experience, including a track record of achievement in the development and management of a major cultural or tourist attraction.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a range of complex commercial activities and achieve excellent financial returns.
  • Tertiary qualification in business, management or business-related discipline. 
  • A high level of expertise relevant to the management of a large museum and a sound understanding of contemporary trends in cultural institutions and the Museum sector.
  • Ability to build strong cross-functional and external stakeholder relationships.

Please see our position description (Role Statement) for full details of our Key Selection Criteria required by the successful applicant. Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a Full-time; ongoing position. The salary on offer is $139,018 per annum (Base of Grade) plus 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?

To view the position description, please visit our employment website: museumsvictoria.com.au/employment/ and select ‘Current Vacancies'.

For more information about this position, please contact Sean Royal - General Manager, People & Culture on (03) 8341 7768.

To apply, please select 'APPLY NOW' below. Please attach the three following documents with your application:

  • Your Cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your written responses to the Key Selection Criteria as described in the Role Statement

Applications Close: Monday, 28th January 2019

 


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