Project Officer, First Peoples (Full-time, Ongoing)

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Project Officer to provide administrative support to the Head of First Peoples Department and to co-ordinate the administration of the First Peoples Department. Reporting to the Head of First Peoples department, this position is accountable for the effective administrative operation of the First Peoples Department through the provision of efficient and timely administrative systems, financial monitoring and management, communication with internal and external stakeholders, staff instruction and training, and project support for departmental activities, including events.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9469
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $68,884 - $76,263
Job Duration: Full-time, Ongoing
Attachments: Project Officer, First Peoples - Role Statement (MV9469).pdf (PDF, 125KB)


Contact: Shannon Faulkhead
0409 754 093

Position Details

 

Project Officer, First Peoples (Full-time, Ongoing)

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

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Project Officer to provide administrative support to the Head of First Peoples Department and to co-ordinate the administration of the First Peoples Department.

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://museumsvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Head of First Peoples department, this position is accountable for the effective administrative operation of the First Peoples Department through the provision of efficient and timely administrative systems, financial monitoring and management, communication with internal and external stakeholders, staff instruction and training, and project support for departmental activities, including events.

The successful applicant will have:

  1. Demonstrated experience in providing high-level administrative support to a senior MV manager while observing confidentiality and protocols.
  2. Excellent time management and organisational skills, including the ability to use initiative, work under pressure with minimal supervision, set priorities, generate innovative solutions and meet competing deadlines. 
  3. Well-developed liaison and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with staff, students and associates working at all levels.
  4. High standard of administrative and computing skills, including advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Records Management systems, and experience in gathering data and undertaking research using internal and external data sources.

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

OTHER INFORMATION

This is a full time, ongoing position. The salary on offer is $68,884 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 Shannon Faulkhead - Head, First Peoples on 0409 754 093.

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, 25 August 2019.

 


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