Orange Regional Museum Manager


Grade: 11
Weekly Hours: 35
Weekly Salary: $1,529.20
(plus superannuation)

About Orange City Council and Orange Regional Museum

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.

Orange Regional Museum interprets the stories, cultures and places of the region, displaying artefacts that trigger memories, engage audiences and inspire new ways of thinking about history and cultures.
Our Museum enhances the vibrant cultural precinct already established, with exciting spaces for exhibitions, innovative education and public programs, and collaborative interdisciplinary programs with the gallery, library and theatre.

Job/Responsibilities
•Manage the day to day operational functions of the Orange Regional Museum consistent with the Museum Operational Plan
•Coordinate temporary exhibition program, including sourcing travelling exhibitions, and contracting researchers, curators, and designers to create exhibition content.
•Liaise with neighbouring Cultural Precinct managers to facilitate continued cross-organisational cooperation, communication and sharing.
•Ensure effective financial management of all aspects of Orange Regional Museum

A full list of responsibilities can be found in the position description.

So what do you need?
•Tertiary degree qualifications in Museum Studies or relevant field, including arts management, curatorial studies or history
•Demonstrated experience in a similar role including curatorial experience, exhibition development and leadership/supervisory skills in a museum context
•Class C Driver’s Licence
•Ability to achieve satisfactory Criminal Record Check

This role may involve work on weekends and after regular business hours.

Does this sound like you?

If you answered yes, please click Apply. 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 Scott Maunder on (02) 6393 8141.

Applications close Monday 27 January 2020

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.

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