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Exhibitions Project Officer, Scienceworks

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Work Type:    Fixed term - full time
Job Function:   
Classification:    VPSG3.1
Work Location:    Melbourne - CBD
Reference:    VG/MV/9182
Closing Date:    26-Nov-2012
Salary Range:    $63,629 - $70,445
Job Duration:    2 Years
File Attachment:    MV9182 Exhibitions Project Officer SW 07.11.12.pdf (PDF, 188KB)
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Position Details
  • Based at Scienceworks in Spotswood

  • Full time; Fixed term for two years

  • $53,502 + 9% Superannuation

Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking an Exhibitions Project Officer to support the operations of exhibitions and public spaces and coordinate small to mid-scale exhibition and display projects at Scienceworks, Museum Victoria’s science and technology centre at Spotswood.


Museum 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 the world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. For more information about Museum Victoria, please visit


The position is accountable for the presentation of galleries, exhibitions and public spaces at Scienceworks by developing and maintaining schedules, organising maintenance, object changeovers, installation and de-installation activities; and ensuring that small to mid-scale exhibition projects are delivered in a timely, efficient and cost effective manner

Notable skill sets required for this position include:

  • Experience and understanding of the installation, operation, maintenance and improvement of exhibitions and public spaces.

  • Knowledge of project management principles including the ability to plan projects effectively and develop project budgets and schedules.

  • Demonstrated organisational skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate initiative.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement administrative systems and procedures and to solve problems.

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.


For more information about this position, please contact Tim Rolfe on (03) 8341 7372.

To apply, please send your Resume and detailed Covering Letter by selecting APPLY NOW below.

Applications Close: Monday, 26 November 2012

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