Cultural Interpreters, First Peoples (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identified Position)

Museums Victoria is seeking two cultural interpreters to facilitate learning programs, tours, workshops, and shows for education groups, community organisations and the general public, using professional judgement to deliver learning outcomes for diverse audiences.
Job Details
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Department: Museums Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG2.2
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/MV9383
Closing Date: 12-Mar-2024
Salary Range: $66,063 - $72,985
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: MV9383 Cultural Interpreter, First Peoples Role Statement February 2024.pdf (PDF, 383KB)


Contact: Ely Ruttico
eruttico@museum.vic.gov.au

Position Details

Cultural Interpreters, First Peoples (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identified Position) 

  • Two positions available
  • Based at the iconic Melbourne Museum, Carlton
  • Your chance to use contemporary digital tools to deliver engaging educational experiences

 

The Cultural Interpreter, First Peoples position plays a crucial role in enhancing our audience's understanding of First Peoples' knowledge, cultures, histories, and technology.

As part of the First Peoples Experiences department within the Museums Victoria Research Institute, you will be responsible for delivering engaging programs and activities to diverse audiences.

Please note: If you are interested in applying for this role, but are worried you may not meet the selection criteria, please contact us to discuss this opportunity in more detail.

 

WHO ARE WE:

Museum Victoria cares for the State's 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 Museum Victoria, please visit About us - Museums Victoria

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We are seeking two cultural interpreters to facilitate learning programs, tours, workshops, and shows for education groups, community organisations and the general public, using professional judgement to deliver learning outcomes for diverse audiences.

This exciting position will also have the opportunity to use contemporary digital tools to support and deliver engaging educational experiences and will support and supervise new staff and volunteers with program and procedure familiarisation, including peer-to-peer learning, communication guidance and procedural training.

For full details about this role, please refer to the role statement attached.

ABOUT YOU:

To succeed in this role, we are looking for two people with the following skills:

  1. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present First Peoples' knowledge, cultures, histories, and technology to diverse audiences.
  2. Proven experience in facilitating First Peoples programs, workshops, or shows for diverse audiences, with the ability to adapt to audience needs.
  3. Strong communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills.
  4. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.
  6. Self-motivated and capable of taking responsibility for your own performance and managing your work and time effectively.

 

This position is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants in accordance with relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

These two positions are irregular part-time, and the salary offered is $65,409 - $72,985 depending on experience (plus 11% superannuation) per annum paid pro-rata. One position will be required for 2 days per week, and the other for 3 days per week.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To view the position description, visit Careers - Museums Victoria. From our Current Vacancies page, select “All Jobs” and click on the link for this job's listing. 

To apply, please click “Apply for this Job” at the bottom of the job listing page. 

For more information, please contact Ely Ruttico (Project Officer, First Peoples) on eruttico@museum.vic.gov.au. If you are interested in applying for this role, but are worried you may not meet the selection criteria or have questions about the application process, please contact us to discuss in more detail.

To apply please submit the following:

  • A cover letter that addresses the key selection criteria (max 2 pages)
  • A copy of your Resume

 

Applications Close: Tuesday, 12 March 2024 (11.59PM)

 

 


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