Assistant Collection Manager, Vertebrates

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking an Assistant Collection Manager to assist with the management of the Vertebrate Collections (Herpetology, Ornithology and Mammalogy) and associated collection information in order to enable their use in Museum research and public programs and by external stakeholders. The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Collection Manager, Vertebrates includes providing assistance with the implementation of policies, systems and procedures to manage and provide access to the Vertebrates Collections.
Job Details
Careers Logo
Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Science
Classification: VPSG2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9174A
Closing Date: 21-Jul-2019
Salary Range: $61,016 - $67,410
Job Duration: Until 10 July 2020
Attachments: Assistant Collection Manager, Vertebrates - Role Statement (MV9174) .pdf (PDF, 128KB)


Contact: Joanne Taylor
(03) 8341 7436

Position Details

Assistant Collection Manager, Vertebrates

  • Based at award-winning Melbourne Museum
  • Close to public transport

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking an Assistant Collection Manager to assist with the management of the Vertebrate Collections (Herpetology, Ornithology and Mammalogy) and associated collection information in order to enable their use in Museum research and public programs and by external stakeholders.

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.

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

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Collection Manager, Vertebrates includes providing assistance with the implementation of policies, systems and procedures to manage and provide access to the Vertebrates Collections.

Notable skills and experiences:

  1. Sound knowledge of the taxonomy of one or. more of the vertebrate disciplines (amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals).
  2. Sound knowledge of and experience in assisting with the management of Natural Sciences collections, particularly Vertebrate collections.
  3. Sound knowledge of and experience in using electronic collection management databases in museums, especially EMu and MVWISE.
  4. Sound knowledge of and experience in the collecting and preservation of Vertebrate zoological specimens.
  5. Well-developed communication skills, both interpersonal and written
  6. Ability to work autonomously and in teams.
  7. The successful applicant is required to undergo and, for new employees, meet the cost of a National Police Records Check and be assessed as suitable.
  8. A current and valid Driver's License is required.

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

OTHER INFORMATION

This is a part time (3 days per weeks), fixed-term position until 10 July 2020. The salary on offer is $61,016 per annum, paid pro-rata (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 Joanne Taylor - Manager, Natural Sciences Collections on (03) 8341 7436.

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: Sunday, 21 July 2019

 


From here...