Project Assistant Indigenous Programs

Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is one of Sydney’s most visited museums and is committed to being a world leader in maritime history, sharing the national maritime story across Australia and providing an immersive and surprising experience. Currently ANMM is in search of a Project Assistant Indigenous Programs to contribute to the story and experience!

  • One of Australia’s leading Museums located waterside in beautiful Darling Harbour
  • APS 4, $61,698 – $68,328 p.a. plus 15.4% superannuation and APS benefits.
  • Ongoing fulltime

The Role

This position will support the day-to-day operations of the Indigenous unit. Working across all sections of the museum the position will engage with stakeholder groups and communities on a national level to deliver Indigenous specific projects, programs and exhibitions.

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Indigenous societies and cultures. As well as an understanding of the issues affecting Indigenous people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous people.
  • Demonstrated office administration skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy skills including office applications and e-mail.
  • Demonstrated interest and understanding of the day to day workings of museums and /or galleries and art centres.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing at all levels within and outside the organisation. Experience writing Blogs and with other social media.
  • Practical experience and knowledge in delivering education programs and events.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and to prioritise work with minimal supervision or as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the development of a Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • Capacity to minute and record meetings and forums effectively.


This position is an Aboriginal and Torres Islander identified position. This is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under Clause 2.15 of the Public Service Commissioner’s Direction 2013.

Applications close : 11:30 pm AEDT, Wednesday 9 October 2019

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