Head, Society & Technology

Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Head, Society & Technology to provide leadership within the Society & Technology Department in achieving Museums Victoria's strategic directions through effective and efficient delivery of service, application of specialist knowledge, resolution of complex issues and effective risk management and by representing Museums Victoria to stakeholders. The primary responsibility of Head, Society & Technology is accountable for leading the production of high-quality research of international repute, developing and managing the collection as an accessible research and archival resource, and developing engaging learning experiences through museum exhibitions and digital platforms in the field of society, culture, history and technology .
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Arts and Sports
Classification: VPSG6.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9408A
Closing Date: 21-Nov-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $136,626
Job Duration: Ongoing
Attachments: Head, Society & Technology - Role Statement.pdf (PDF, 126KB)


Contact: Nurin Veis
(03) 8341-7241

Position Details

Head, Society & Technology  

  • Full time, ongoing opportunity within Victorian State Government organisation
  • Exciting and challenging role in one of Australia's premier tourism and attraction organisations
  • Close to public transport

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Head, Society & Technology to provide leadership within the Society & Technology Department in achieving Museums Victoria's strategic directions through effective and efficient delivery of service, application of specialist knowledge, resolution of complex issues and effective risk management and by representing Museums Victoria to 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 museumvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

The primary responsibility of Head, Society & Technology is accountable for leading the production of high-quality research of international repute, developing and managing the collection as an accessible research and archival resource, and developing engaging learning experiences through museum exhibitions and digital platforms in the field of society, culture, history and technology .

Notable skills and experiences:

  • Strong skills and experience in managing people and the ability to successfully lead multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Leadership of research, collection development, collection management and community projects in areas relating to society, culture, history and technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically, formulate business plans and budgets and manage resources.
  • Highly developed communication skills which have been successfully used to engage with key stakeholder groups, promote and advocate for projects and programs.
  • Evidence of strong networks and working in partnerships locally, nationally and internationally.

Please see position description (Role Statement) for full the 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 $116,863 per annum; paid pro-rata 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 Nurin Veis - Director, Research and Collections on (03) 8341-7241.

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: Wednesday, 21 November 2018

 


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