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

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a Programs Officer to contribute to the development of and to deliver programs for a range of diverse audiences. Reporting to the Head of First Peoples department, this position is accountable for ensuring that program delivery engages Museums Victoria’s audiences and contributes to the audience experience.
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV/9470
Closing Date: 25-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $61,016 - $67,410
Job Duration: Full-time, Ongoing
Attachments: Programs Officer, First Peoples - Role Statement (MV9470).pdf (PDF, 125KB)


Contact: Shannon Faulkhead
0409 754 093

Position Details

Program 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 Programs Officer to contribute to the development of and to deliver programs for a range of diverse audiences.

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 ensuring that program delivery engages Museums Victoria's audiences and contributes to the audience experience.

The successful applicant will have:

  1. A sound understanding of and strong relationship with Victorian Koorie people and culture, and the ability to effectively liaise with broad sections of the Victorian Koorie community.
  2. Well-developed presentation skills including the ability to engage general and specific audiences in concepts relating to Indigenous cultures.
  3. Experience in the research, development and delivery of engaging programs for diverse audiences.
  4. Knowledge of First Peoples humanities/heritage or. science, and of museums.
  5. Awareness of education and learning techniques for diverse audiences and the ability to transfer this knowledge to a museum context.
  6. Good organisational skills and ability to work both with minimal supervision and as a team member.
  7. Demonstrated ability to manage own work and time effectively whilst working co-operatively in a team environment.

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 $61,016 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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