Access Coordinator, First Peoples

The Access Coordinator, First Peoples is accountable for the delivery of access services relating to the First Peoples Collections - Australian and International - including cultural material on long-term loan to Museums Victoria, the provision of information about the collections and coordination of access visits.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG3.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/6844A
Closing Date: 26-May-2022
Salary Range: $71,853 - $79,551
Job Duration: $71,853 - $79,551
Attachments: Access Coordinator - Role Statement MARCH 2022.pdf (PDF, 120KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mandy Dorevitch
mdorevitch@museum.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Access Coordinator, First Peoples

Museums Victoria is seeking an enthusiastic Access Coordinator, to coordinate and facilitate access to and use of the First Peoples Collections.

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA

Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Across our venues - Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX cinemas - we present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit About us - Museums Victoria

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Access Coordinator, First Peoples is accountable for the delivery of access services relating to the First Peoples Collections - Australian and International - including cultural material on long-term loan to Museums Victoria, the provision of information about the collections and coordination of access visits.

Key duties of this role include:

  • Receiving and responding to all incoming requests from external and internal stakeholders, requesting access to the First Peoples Collections, and coordinating and supervising all physical access by visitors.
  • Maintaining relevant electronic and manual information systems.
  • Liaising closely with First Peoples curatorial and collection management staff and First Peoples communities regarding access requests, as well as Public Information staff.
  • Processing photographic orders, in liaison with relevant staff.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and cultures.
  • Sound knowledge of the legal and cultural issues concerning public access to First Peoples cultural material, images and documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in scheduling and co-ordinating complex workloads and effective time management.

OTHER INFORMATION

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

This role is full-time, ongoing. The salary on offer is $71,853 per annum (base of grade) plus 10% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY

To view the role statement and find out how to apply, please visit Careers - Museums Victoria

For more information about this position, please contact Maddy Dorevitch (Project Officer, First Peoples): mdorevitch@museum.vic.gov.au

To apply, you must submit the following:

  • A brief Cover letter that outlines your interest in this role.
  • A current CV detailing relevant experience.
  • A brief document outlining your responses to the Key Selection Criteria.

Applications Close: Friday 26 May (11.59pm)

 
 
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