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Senior Coordinator, EMu

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Work Type:    Ongoing - full time
Job Function:   
Classification:    VPSG4
Work Location:    Melbourne - CBD
Reference:    VG/MV/9164
Closing Date:    07-Oct-2012
Salary Range:    $78,773 - $89,375
Job Duration:    N/A
File Attachment:    DOC 12 10645 MV9164 Senior Coordinator EMu - August 2012 (4).pdf (PDF, 184KB)
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Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Project Officer to contribute to the day-to-day running of the collection management database EMu and the digital asset management system MV Images and to undertake discrete data migration and enhancement projects.


Museum Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at four distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, IMAX Cinema, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. For more information about Museum Victoria, please visit


The role is accountable for the development and maintenance of EMu and for the provision of reliable access to and use of the system for all internal clients and delivery of projects.

This role will manage the ongoing development and maintenance of the collection management database EMu. Key skills required are:

  • Expert knowledge and extensive experience in the administration and technical maintenance of KE EMu and awareness of Texpress systems and Linux.

  • Expert knowledge and extensive experience in developing, maintaining and modifying multi-disciplinary museum collection management databases for collection and exhibition-related processes and online products.

  • Highly developed problem-solving and analytical skills and proven experience in responding to problems experienced by business system users.

  • Proven ability to prepare technical specifications and user documentation.

  • Good understanding of collection management and curatorial practices and issues across museum disciplines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and to work collaboratively

The successful applicant will have good organisational skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.


For more information, please contact Nancy Ladas on (03) 8341 7130.

To apply, send your Resume, Covering Letter and a statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria by selecting APPLY NOW below.

Applications Close: 7 October 2012

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