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23 Sep 2016: Education Manager
Organisation: Department of the Senate
Location: Capital Hill, Canberra
Type: Ongoing, full-time
Salary: $106,886 - $119,727
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2016

The Education Manager supports and contributes to most of the functions of the Parliamentary Education Office (PEO), operating in a strategic environment that brings together policy, creativity and technology. The position is responsible for the development and delivery of all PEO education programs and supervises the parliamentary educator workforce. The Education Manager develops internal training and mentoring initiatives, monitors parliamentary, political and educational practices and trends, and delivers education programs both at Parliament House and schools around Australia as part of the PEO's outreach activities. He/she also liaises with stakeholders based in Parliament House and with other education providers, and is involved in the development and coordination of relevant projects and research initiatives.

Contact: Human Resource Management on 02 6277 5924 or via email.



23 Sep 2016: Senior Project Officer - Last Post Ceremony
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell ACT
Type: Full time
Salary: $73,315-$82,030
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

The Commemoration and Visitor Engagement (CVE) Senior Project Officer provides high-level advice, secretariat support and project capacity to the Head Commemorations and Visitor Engagement. The position will work as part of a section whose key responsibilities are working with the general public, Defence, veteran groups and school visitors. Project work undertaken will be varied however a key deliverable is the coordination of the Last Post ceremony.

Non-Ongoing. This vacancy will be filled for a specified task for a period of 3 years.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment/

 

Contact: Jodi Hammond on 02 6206 9846 or via email.



23 Sep 2016: Scienceworks Presenter Roles
Organisation: Museum Victoria
Location: Spotswood, VIC
Type: 0.26FTE part-time; ongoing
Salary: $46,143 (pro rata) + 9.5% superannuation.
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016
  • Present programs, activities and shows at Scienceworks 
  • An opportunity to express your creativity and knowledge to education groups and general audiences 
  • Based at Museum Victoria's award winning venue, Scienceworks, and close to public transport.

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking Presenters to contribute to the audience experience through effective program delivery at Scienceworks.

ABOUT MUSEUM VICTORIA:
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 world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. To learn more about Museum Victoria, please visit museumvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:
The primary responsibility of the Presenters is to deliver programs, activities or shows in a way that engages Museum Victoria's audiences and contributes to the audience experience. Notable skills and experiences: 

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret science and technology for diverse audiences 
  • Awareness of education and learning techniques for diverse audiences 
  • Well-developed communication, presentation and organisational skills with ability to work with minimal supervision 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams including working with multiple project leaders 
  • Able to take responsibility for own performance and manage own work and time effectively

OTHER INFORMATION
These are 0.26FTE part-time, ongoing positions. The salary on offer is $46,143 (pro rata) + 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?
To view the position description, visit museumvictoria.com.au/employment/; for more information about this position, please contact Elise Murphy on (03) 9392 4842.

To apply, please send your Covering Letter, Resume, a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria by visiting http://museumvictoria.com.au/employment/  

Applications Close: Sunday 2 October 2016

Contact: Elise Murphy on (03) 9392 4842 or via email.



22 Sep 2016: Museum Collections Officer
Organisation: Yarra Ranges Regional Museum
Location: Yarra Ranges
Type: Temporary Part Time
Salary: $31.74 per hour
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

Why work anywhere else! With aspirations of Innovation, Trust and Empowerment driving everything we do at Yarra Ranges Council, we inspire people to create a better future through: 

  • Stronger collaboration across teams 
  • Continuously looking for better ways to deliver 
  • Encouraging our people to be courageous, authentic and accountable 
  • Improving outcomes for our community

Why our team needs you

Our Yarra Ranges Regional Museum team are currently looking for a suitably qualified Collections Officer to join them in providing care, development and access for museum collections to build strong relationships between the museum and its community to enhance the museum experience for all museum patrons. 

  • Salary from $31.74 per hour (Band 5), plus superannuation 
  • Temporary Part Time (Parental Leave replacement up till May 2017) 
  • 30.40 hours per week

What you'll bring to our team

  • Qualification in Museum, or Arts and/or experience in museum collections management skills and techniques. 
  • Experience in developing and coordinating collections management to industry standards. 
  • Skills in working with community groups, museum industry professionals and the general public.

Why you'll want to join us

We are creating a workplace that supports and enables collaboration and flexibility to equip our people to do their jobs anytime, anywhere and from any device. Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including rostered days off, flexible working hours and access to professional and career development opportunities.

Closing date: 5 October 2016

Why wait, apply now Visit our website Careers page to view the position description and information about the application process.

Yarra Ranges Council is an equal opportunity employer and offers reasonable adjustment for people with a disability on request. We are committed to a culturally safe workplace that fosters diversity and inclusion.

Contact:  on 1300 368 333 or via email.



22 Sep 2016: Business Manager
Organisation: Koorie Heritage Trust
Location: Federation Square
Type: Part-time
Salary: 90,000 pro rata
Closing Date: 14 Oct 2016

This role is suitable for a person with experience in the cultural or not for profit sector who wants to make a difference. You will be working in a dynamic arts environment for the Koorie Heritage Trust, an Aboriginal not for profit Incorporated Association. Our Board of Management comprise both Koorie and non-Koorie members reflecting our motto of people working towards the broader goal of reconciliation for all Australians.

The Business Manager provides practical and strategic support and advice to the CEO around financial and governance matters including providing support to the Trust's Board of Management and associated committees, particularly the Trust's Audit & Risk Committee. Working closely with the CEO and reporting to the Board on financial matters, the Business Manager is responsible for the overall financial management of the Trust including development of the annual budget and project budgets in consultation with the CEO; working with the Financial Consultant to prepare the annual audit and financials for Board reports; ensuring all reporting and acquittals for funding and contractual obligations and compliance are met according to agreed payment schedules and timelines; driving the fundraising and business income strategy; managing the operations of KHT, and collaborating with the CEO to deliver and oversee the organisation╩╝s programs and services. This requires:

  • Engaging with both the Fundraising sub-committee of the Board and the A&R Committee to increase income through the development of Fundraising and Income strategies and requirements;
  • Identifying and developing fund raising prospects, incorporating government and private sector sources of funding and building productive relationships with potential sponsors (corporate, foundation, individuals);
  • Leveraging KHT's networks and programs to create sponsorship opportunities;
  • Ensuring business operations are best practice, including all governance, compliance, building maintenance and legal obligations;
  • Managing the Trust's finance unit to ensure good financial management of KHT for the purposes of meeting regulatory, Board and supplier requirements.

This position is part of the Trust's Executive Management team reporting directly to the CEO.

For a copy of the full position description including selection criteria please email : gpradolin@koorieheritagetrust.com

Contact: Giacomina Pradolin on 03 8662 6309 or via email.



19 Sep 2016: Project Officer - Capital Minor Works
Organisation: Sydney Living Museums
Location: Sydney
Type: Full-time temporary
Salary: $79,384 - $87,59
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

Organisation: Sydney Living Museums, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Capital Minor Works Team, Sydney CBD
Job Grade/Classification: Clerk Grade 5/6 - $97,095. Package includes salary ($79,384 - $87,592), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

About the agency

Sydney Living Museums cares for 11 of the NSW most important historic houses, museums and their collections: Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Justice & Police Museum, Meroogal, The Mint, Museum of Sydney, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Susannah Place Museum and Vaucluse House. All are listed in the NSW State Heritage Register. The Museum of Sydney and the Hyde Park Barracks on the National Heritage list and the Hyde Park Barracks is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

About the role

This role assist with the implementation and delivery of a range of minor capital works projects to achieve objectives identified in Sydney Living Museums' corporate plan that meet statutory obligations under the Historic Houses Act 1980 and other relevant heritage legislation.

Job note: As a drivers' licence is an essential requirement for this role you will be asked to provide a copy of your driving record if you are successful in proceeding to the interview stage.

Employment Status: Temporary full-time (up to 4 years)

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269

Closing date: 11.59pm Monday 3 October 2016

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Essential requirements the role holder needs: 

  • Relevant qualifications and experience in the delivery of construction, conservation or interpretation projects in a multi-disciplinary cultural, museum or heritage environment. 
  • Experience in the delivery of minor capital works in relation to historic buildings and sites. 
  • Experience in preparing technical and other project documentation including conservation studies, business plans, reports and professional correspondence. 
  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the Historic House Trust Act 1980 and the NSW State Plan. 
  • Knowledge of current heritage conservation principles and practices in Australia, and knowledge of key legislation including the NSW Heritage Act 1977 and the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 and the Historic Houses Act 1980. 
  • Experience in managing project budgets and scheduling works, staff resources and budgets, including developing and delivering project plans. 
  • Working knowledge of the main software applications used to develop projects, maintain and update information relating to project development and tracking.
  • Excellent project management and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A current NSW driver's licence.

Targeted questions: 

  1. Outline a previous project or works program you have been responsible for in relation to scoping, design and delivery of completed projects. In your answer ensure you explain your involvement in the respective phases of the project. 
  2. The role will require you to administer multiple minor works contracts and prepare progress reports, project plans, and submissions. Describe your experience with contract management and demonstrated high level writing skills.

More information: http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/about-us/employment

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269 or via email.



19 Sep 2016: Project Manager - Capital Minor Works
Organisation: Sydney Living Museums
Location: Sydney
Type: Full-time temporary
Salary: $102,838 - $113,324
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

Organisation: Sydney Living Museums, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Capital Minor Works Team, Sydney CBD
Job Grade/Classification: Clerk Grade 9/10 - $125,619. Package includes salary ($102,838 - $113,324), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

About the agency

Sydney Living Museums cares for 11 of the NSW most important historic houses, museums and their collections: Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Justice & Police Museum, Meroogal, The Mint, Museum of Sydney, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Susannah Place Museum and Vaucluse House. All are listed in the NSW State Heritage Register. The Museum of Sydney and the Hyde Park Barracks on the National Heritage list and the Hyde Park Barracks is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

About the role

This role plan and schedule the delivery of an annual program of capital minor works and planned cyclical maintenance projects across Sydney Living Museums' sites to ensure projects progress and are completed at expected levels while meeting relevant legislative and statutory requirements.

Job note: As a drivers' licence is an essential requirement for this role you will be asked to provide a copy of your driving record if you are successful in proceeding to the interview stage.

Employment Status: Temporary full-time (up to 4 years)

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269

Closing date: 11.59pm Monday 3 October 2016

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Essential requirements the role holder needs:

  • Relevant qualifications and experience in project planning and delivery of minor capital works programs in areas relevant to, architecture, building or land management preferably in a heritage.
  • Extensive experience successfully scheduling, planning and delivering minor works and major maintenance programs over a set period of time. 
  • Ability to work in complex and dynamic client/side relationship environments with stakeholders and interest groups covering government, community interest groups and environmental agencies. 
  • Experience in managing project budgets and scheduling works, including developing and delivering project plans. 
  • Ability to work within the framework of the Historic Houses Act 1980 and the NSW State Plan.
  • Knowledge of current heritage conservation principles and practices in Australia, and knowledge of key legislation including the NSW Heritage Act 1977 and the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979 and the Historic Houses Act 1980. 
  • Experience in delivering capital works projects in relation to listed historic buildings. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including writing for a variety of audiences. 
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to undertake and complete several tasks concurrently while maintain attention to detail and meeting deadlines. 
  • A current NSW driver's licence.

Targeted questions: 

  1. Provide example/s of where you have directly managed a program of capital works and planned major maintenance. 
  2. Operating at a senior level, please provide example/s of your demonstrated experience in leading and collaborating with a range of specialist consultants and services providers to deliver planned program outcomes.

More information: http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/about-us/employment

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269 or via email.



19 Sep 2016: Assistant Curator, Honour Rolls
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell ACT
Type: Full time
Salary: $59,194 - $70,108
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2016

The Australian War Memorial's Honour Rolls

At the heart of the Memorial building are its Honour Rolls. These are The Roll of Honour and The Commemorative Roll. The Roll of Honour is a long series of bronze panels recording the names of over 102,000 members of the Australian armed forces who have died during or as a result of war service, warlike service, non-warlike service and certain peacetime humanitarian operations. The Commemorative Roll is a book located in the Memorial's Commemorative Area, which honours Australians who died as a result of their service with allied forces, the merchant navy and civilian organisations.

The Honour Rolls databases, available on the Memorial's website, are compiled from sources used to create the Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll. The Memorial has a major commitment to the authenticity, accuracy and integrity of the Honour Rolls.

The Assistant Curator works as part of a small team towards maintaining an up-to-date and accessible Roll of Honour and Commemorative Roll and to manage requests for amendments, maintain the data that supports these rolls, and undertake specialist research tasks and policy development.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment/

Contact: Margaret Farmer on 02 6243 4466 or via email.



19 Sep 2016: Principal Project Officer - Capital Minor Works
Organisation: Sydney Living Museums
Location: Sydney
Type: Full-time temporary
Salary: $118,943 - $137,557
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

Organisation: Sydney Living Museums, Historic Houses Trust of NSW, Office of Environment and Heritage
Location: Capital Minor Works Team, Sydney CBD
Job Grade/Classification: Clerk Grade 11/12 - $152,481. Package includes salary ($118,943 - $137,557), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

About the agency

Sydney Living Museums cares for 11 of the NSW most important historic houses, museums and their collections: Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Justice & Police Museum, Meroogal, The Mint, Museum of Sydney, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Susannah Place Museum and Vaucluse House. All are listed in the NSW State Heritage Register. The Museum of Sydney and the Hyde Park Barracks on the National Heritage list and the Hyde Park Barracks is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. For more detailed information on the operations and activities of Sydney Living Museums click here.

About the role

This role leads and manages project teams to develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate a large minor works program to achieve project outcomes and support achievement of Sydney Living Museums' objectives.

Job note: As a drivers' licence is an essential requirement for this role you will be asked to provide a copy of your driving record if you are successful in proceeding to the interview stage.

Applying for the role

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees
  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length
  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Employment Status: Temporary full-time (up to 4 years)

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269

Closing date: 11.59pm Monday 3 October 2016

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Essential requirements the role holder needs: 

  • Qualifications or extensive experience in developing and implementing minor works programs in areas relevant to, architecture, building or land management preferably in a heritage setting.
  • Significant experience in initiating, developing and implementing capital works projects. 
  • Extensive experience in coordinating of a range of specialist heritage disciplines to deliver projects and programs. 
  • Experience preparing business cases and project plans, establishing appropriate governance, identifying, allocating and managing resources, and meeting reporting requirements. 
  • Experience managing complex consultation and negotiation with diverse stakeholders, within agreed timelines, given their varying expectations, viewpoints and interests. 
  • Experience successfully managing program delivery and project expenditure objectives with the annual budget cycle. 
  • Ability to work within the framework of the Historic Houses Act 1980 and the NSW State Plan. 
  • Possession of a valid NSW driving license.

Targeted questions: 

  1.  What strategies, skills and experience will you apply to the management of a portfolio of complex minor works projects to ensure the needs of stakeholders are met, and projects are delivered on time and to budget? Provide a recent example. 
  2. For the situation above, describe how you build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to support effective delivery of your projects.

More information: http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/about-us/employment

Contact: Ian Innes on 02 8239 2269 or via email.



16 Sep 2016: Senior Museum Officer
Organisation: Department of Planning
Location: Whiteman Park, Perth
Type: Temporary full time up to 12 months with possible
Salary: PSGOGA, Level 3, $67,896 - $73,717pa
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Whiteman Park is a unique recreation and conservation reserve that covers nearly 4,000 hectares of natural bushland and leisure facilities in Perth's northern suburbs.

We are currently seeking a customer focused individual with experience in delivering public programs and an understanding of museum practices to lead an enthusiastic and multi-disciplinary team, managing the day to day operations and the human and physical resources of the Revolutions Transport Museum at Whiteman Park.

High level communication and interpersonal skills are a key requirement of the role, along with the ability to manage a team, solve team issues and maintain motivation.

This is a temporary full time opportunity for up to 12 months with possible extension and/or permanency and suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar (permanent and fixed term) vacancies for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial date of the appointment.

The successful applicant must be prepared to work regular weekend shifts and some public holidays

Working for the Department
The Department leads the planning of liveable communities across Western Australia. We offer a flexible working environment with healthy work/life balance options and professional learning and development opportunities.

Interested and want to know more?For a full copy of the job description and details of what to include in your application please visit www.jobs.wa.gov.au

Contact: Valerie Humphrey, Museum Curator on (08) 9209 6045 or via email.



16 Sep 2016: CRM Manager
Organisation: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Location: Melbourne, CBD
Type: Full Time
Salary: $74,962 to $85,052 + statutory superannuation
Closing Date: 09 Oct 2016

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) celebrates the screen in its myriad forms. Situated in the heart of Melbourne in Federation Square, ACMI is a major publicly funded museum, hosting exhibition spaces, galleries, cinemas, a Mediatheque and archive plus a shop, cafe and international touring arm. Supported by funding through the Victorian Government, it is the world's most visited moving image or film cultural centre, attracting over 1.45 million visitors in 2015 & 2016. The ACMI Marketing Team is a key business unit delivering ACMI's strategic brand, marketing, communications, design, social media and audience research activities.

Reporting to the Head of Brand & Marketing, ACMI has created an exciting new opportunity for an experienced database manager to drive the use of our CRM system, Tessitura. Working closely with teams from across the organisation, particularly ticketing, ICT and Experience & Digital, The CRM Manager is responsible for managing, maintaining and optimising Tessitura and for extracting meaningful data and insights that will drive ACMI's marketing, sales and fundraising activities. This new position has been created to maximise the value of Tessitura and its integrated applications, and ensure stakeholder engagement across the organisation. The CRM Manager will use their expertise and knowledge of Tessitura to extract valuable insights, and have a clear vision of best practice in Tessitura's range of capabilities and their practical applications.

To apply for this great opportunity, visit https://www.acmi.net.au/about-us/careers/ and follow the online application process. Applications should address the Key Selection Criteria within the position description and be submitted together with a brief resume.

Applications close: 9 October 2016
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20 October 2016

Contact: Rita Ruisi on 0386632271 or via email.



09 Sep 2016: Marketing and Sponsorship Manager
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Canberra
Type: Full time
Salary: $91,320 - $98,851
Closing Date: 29 Sep 2016

Under broad direction from the Head of Communications and Marketing, you will be responsible for leading the Memorial's Marketing and Sponsorship activities including the development and implementation of strategic marketing and sponsorship plans. You will develop productive relationships to capture marketing opportunities and represent the Memorial in dealings with potential marketing and tourism industry partners, outlets and other agencies. You will also be responsible for creative development, the management of sponsorship programs, associated budgets and business plans and leadership of the Marketing team. The Marketing and Sponsorship Manager also has oversight of the Friends' of the Memorial program and the Raisers Edge database management. A degree in marketing, communications or tourism and experience in the marketing and sponsorship field is highly desirable.

This position is required to work outside usual working hours on occasion.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment/

Contact: Chris Wagner on 02 6243 4383 or via email.



25 Aug 2016: Open Palace Programme
Organisation: Open Palace Program
Location: UK
Type: 
Salary: N/A
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

An Outstanding ‘once in a lifetime’ Career Opportunity for 2017

The Open Palace Programme is a unique 20 day heritage experience in the UK that offers you the chance to:

  • Step behind the scenes at some of the most significant palaces and mansions in the UK including Hampton Court, Kensington Palace and the Tower of London
  • Learn from the palace professionals how to conserve, present and interpret sites and collections\
  • Take part in hands on activities tackling real challenges alongside the experts
  • Immerse yourself in history where it happened 
  • Handle fascinating historical artefacts and records
  • Gain invaluable experience and contacts for your resume
  • Benefit from bespoke careers advice
  • Visit and stay in some of the most delightful historic parts of England including Bath, Brighton, London, Stowe, Windsor and Buckingham

These experiences provide a richness and diversity with which few individual placements or internships can compare.

For further information please visit: http://openpalace.co

Places are offered to candidates who send appropriate applications on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

This year we are delighted to have achieved 4 Bursaries including a new Museums Australia sponsored bursary. Details of these bursaries are now available on our website.

 




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