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Project Officer - Exhibitions & Travelling Exhibitions

Salary: 72418 - 79297 AUD per year
Location: Sydney
Company: JobsNSW
Contract type: Contract
Hours: Full time
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We are looking for a passionate and collaborative Project Officer €“ Exhibitions & Travelling Exhibitions who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney's past as if they had lived it themselves.

What the opportunity is:

  • Employment with Sydney Living Museums, NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet

  • Clerk Grade 3/4 - $87,900. Package includes salary ($72,418 - $79,297), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

  • Temporary full-time employment (for a period up to 3 years)

  • The role will be based at The Mint in Sydney's CBD but will also be required to work across other locations as directed.

This recruitment activity is conducted in accordance with Rule 26 of the Government Sector Employment Rules 2014 in relation to the employment of eligible persons. This role is targeted for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and people with refugee status. This role is open to all applicants; however, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and refugee candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.

Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.

Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people€™s lives with Sydney€™s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.

What you€™ll do with us

This role supports the travelling exhibition program and the coordination of minor displays to provide administrative support and assistance with the project management of all aspects of the development, production, design, installation and evaluation of nominated interpretation projects and major exhibitions.

For more information on the role contact Bob Whight on 0430 708 413.

Click here for the role description and candidate information guide.

What you need to do to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees

  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length, this should include how your skills and experience meet the role's essential requirements as outlined in the role description.

  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Submit your application before the closing date: 11.59pm Monday 29 June 2020

What else you need to know

We are committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.

If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.

What the essential requirements of the role are:

  • Experience working on the development, coordination and installation of travelling exhibitions and displays.

  • Experience working across a range of administrative tasks and using computer applications to support projects and teams

  • Experience with object handling and care.

  • Current NSW driver€™s licence.

What you need to tell us - targeted questions:

  1. The Project Officer €“ Exhibitions & Travelling Exhibitions works on concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment while supporting and working with staff from several SLM teams and cultural institutions. Attention to detail and excellent time management and communication skills are critical for success in the role. Please describe a recent scenario that demonstrates how you fulfil these capabilities and outline your personal working style and organisational strategies.

  2. The Project Officer €“ Exhibitions & Travelling Exhibitions undertakes a range of project tasks including preparation and distribution of meeting minutes, tour manuals and other exhibition material, condition reporting and packing artworks and objects for travel, managing content lists and databases including image management, preparation and installation of exhibitions, displays, uploading and maintaining website content , administration and finance support. Please demonstrate the skills and abilities you would bring to these aspects of the role.

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