Registration Special Projects Manager


Are you looking for project management role in Registration?
Do you have extensive knowledge and experience in museum collection management and documentation?
Come and join a forward-thinking organisation that supports flexible working arrangements
Temporary full time opportunity (up to 12 months) located at Ultimo

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is an executive agency of the New South Wales State Government. Embodying the best of design ingenuity and innovation, the Museum profiles one of the world’s great collections and is a highly successful interdisciplinary institution that sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in supporting the brand and vision of the city.

The Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta is one of the largest cultural infrastructure projects currently being undertaken in Australia. The project will transform and renew one of Australia’s oldest and most important cultural institutions and carry forward its legacy to reflect the changing needs of the contemporary communities of NSW

The opportunity

The Registration Special Projects Manager is responsible for project managing the review and update of the Registration Unit’s suite of policies and procedures to support the renewal of the Museum.

Key highlights of the role:

Identify opportunities to revise and renew collection management practices
Project manage the revision of policies and procedures for the Registration Unit
Lead and facilitate consultation with relevant internal stakeholders and maintain external stakeholder relationships
Implement updated policies and procedures through relevant communications
Assist the Registration Manager and contribute to implementation of strategic plan.

What will it take?

We are looking for someone to join the team with the following attributes:

Extensive knowledge and experience in museum collection management and documentation, including exhibition processes.
Knowledge and experience of collection information systems, including solution development and implementation.
Demonstrated understanding of legislation and regulations that apply to museum collection management, including risk management.
Degree in Museum Studies or equivalent industry experience.

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