Exhibitions Coordinator

University of Melbourne
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:$76,886 – $88,312
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Exhibitions Coordinator

Job no: 0057761 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Fixed-term for 2 years Department/School: Strategy and Culture Salary: UOM 5 – $76,886 – $88,312 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About University Museums and Collections The Museums and Collection Department aims to build a collaborative and flexible network around the University's cultural assets to enable students, staff members local and global communities to gain knowledge and understanding of contemporary and traditional cultures, scientific discovery and creative practice.

About the Role The Exhibitions Coordinator will provide production support and project services for exhibitions across Ian Potter Museum of Art, Grainger Museum, Buxton Contemporary, Old Quadrangle, Science Gallery Melbourne, which will enable the delivery of Cultural Commons strategic objectives. The Exhibitions Coordinator supports the development and delivery of designated exhibitions working with curatorial, engagement, operations and collections teams to plan and deliver creative projects safely, effectively and efficiently. In addition, the Exhibitions Coordinator provides administrative support that maintains departmental systems and practices to enable artistic excellence, operational effectiveness, compliance, accessibility and sustainability.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Ensure UoM Museums and collections are appropriately managed and supported
  • Assist with the coordination of project teams to deliver high quality outcomes for designated exhibitions and programs
  • Support the development and implementation of designated project schedules including approved communication of updates or changes to schedules to relevant internal and external project stakeholders.
  • About You As a keen problem-solver, your strong analytical thinking skills and solution- orientated approach allows you to anticipate and manage potential and emerging issues. Utilising your strong verbal and written communication skills alongside excellent attention to detail, you have the ability to draft and communicate detailed logistical and technical information in an easy-to- understand format.

    You will also have:

  • Completion of a degree in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent mix of education and relevant experience
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a small team, displaying initiative and care towards colleagues
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
  • To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]

    Applications close: Wednesday 7 December 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Advertised: 22 Nov 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 07 Dec 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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