Museum Exhibition Coordinator
Weekly Hours: Full Time – 35 hours
Weekly Salary: $1,383.81 – $1,508.35
Note: This is a temporary contract for 3 years. This contract is due to end 28 June 2024.
About Orange City Council
Situated in the Central West of NSW, only 3 ½ hours west of Sydney, Orange is a vibrant and diverse place to live, offering all the benefits of a busy city life in the calm of a regional location. With award winning restaurants and wineries and a vibrant and ever expanding arts, cultural and music scene you can have the best of both worlds, all within a short drive from your front door.
Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim – to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.
About the Museum
Opened in 2016, Orange Regional Museum is an award-winning museum dedicated to sharing engaging exhibitions and diverse public programs for audiences of all ages. Orange Regional Museum collects and interprets objects of significance for our local history and the history of the broader central west region.
Located in a striking purpose-built building within the vibrant Orange cultural precinct, the Museum is co-located with the Orange Visitor Information Centre and is a locus for visitors and local audiences alike. Orange Regional Museum showcases long-term and temporary local-history exhibitions alongside a program of the best travelling exhibitions from across Australia, presenting diverse topics including history, science, technology and culture.
Reporting to the Orange Regional Museum Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Museum’s temporary and travelling exhibition programs. This includes:
Managing exhibitions, displays and special projects from initial concept through to successful delivery in consultation with the Museum Manager
Preparing exhibition project plans, schedules and detailed costings and overseeing the design, production and installation of exhibitions
Facilitating technical teams including Museum staff and Orange City Council personnel to produce exhibitions
Overseeing resources, monitoring budgets, and responding to stakeholder enquires to ensure outcomes are achieved on time and within budget
A full list of key accountabilities can be found in the position description.
So what do you need?
Tertiary qualifications in Museum Studies or relevant field including arts, management, curatorial studies and history or equivalent
Experience in similar role including demonstrated experience in exhibition development and delivery
Demonstrated project management experience including the management of budgets for small scale projects
Ability to obtain a satisfactory criminal records check
To apply, please click Apply. A cover letter is not required, however, there are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. You can also save and return to your job application at any time prior to the closing date.
If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Orange Regional Museum Manager, Mary-Liz Andrews on (02) 6393 8171.
Applications close Sunday 1 August 2021
Please note: Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment a talent list or pool may be created for filling any similar permanent or temporary roles that may become vacant over the next twelve months.Find out more
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