Employment Opportunities

Digitisation Officer, Regional Digitisation Project - Gippsland

Part time 0.5
Fixed term – 12 month contract (ending February 2021)

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association is the national professional body for the museums and galleries sector. Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria – or AMaGA Victoria – is the Victorian Branch. The Regional Digitisation Project is supported by Creative Victoria and delivered by AMaGA Victoria with an aim to digitise and provide public access to Victoria’s distributed state collections.

The Digitisation Officer is responsible for delivering digitisation assistance and on-site training to small- to medium-sized community collecting organisations in Victoria as part of the Regional Digitisation Project.

Applications for this position are invited from people with strong time management and communications skills, who have experience in collections management and working with community groups.

The annual salary for 0.5 FTE is $33,123.75 including superannuation paid to the minimum required by applicable legislation, depending on skills and experience. This is equivalent to a full-time package of $66,247.51. There are also 4 extra paid annual leave days per annum given to all staff.

>> Download Position description and Selection Criteria.pdf (296kb)

For more information about AMaGA Victoria please see our website: https://amagavic.org.au/ or contact Sarah Morris on 03 8341 7344.

Applicants must include the following in their application:

1) a covering letter addressed to Lauren Ellis, Branch President;
2) a curriculum vitae/resume; and
3) a response to the selection criteria.

All applications must be e-mailed to info@amagavic.org.au and received no later than 5pm on Friday, 31 January 2020. 

 

Employment

Veterans Heritage Project Manager, Victorian Collections
Australian Museums and Galleries Association (Victoria)  

        

Full time
Fixed term to end of June 2021

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association is the national professional body for the museums and galleries sector. Australian Museums and Galleries Association Victoria – or AMaGA Victoria – is the Victorian Branch. The Veterans Heritage Project (VHP) Manager is responsible for managing the Veterans Heritage Project with RSL sub-branches and the military collections sector, and delivering operational and administrative support for Victorian Collections. 

Victorian Collections (www.victoriancollections.net.au) is an online cataloguing system for metropolitan and regional community collecting organisations to support collections management, digital cataloguing, and sharing online.  

This role is funded by the Victorian State Government’s Veterans Branch to support RSL sub-branches and other military collecting organisations.  This will involve the digitisation of collections, and providing advice on collections management, preventative conservation, and storage.   

This role requires strong communication skills and a capacity to consult third-parties including military and veterans groups, RSL sub-branches, community museums, reference groups, industry professionals, funding bodies, multicultural groups, and other peak bodies in the creative industries.

Applications for this position are invited from people with strong project management, communication and time management skills, who have experience in collections management and working with community groups.

The annual salary $66,000 plus 9.5% superannuation. There are also 4 extra paid annual leave days per annum given to all staff.

For more information about AMaGA Victoria please see our website: https://amagavic.org.au/ or contact Ella Rimington on 03 8341 7340.

Applicants must include the following in their application:

  • a covering letter addressed to Sarah Morris, Executive Director;
    2) a curriculum vitae/resume; and
    3) a response to the selection criteria.

>> Download Position Description and Selection Criteria (447kb)

Interviews will be held on the 5 February 2020 at Melbourne Museum. Please contact us if you will not be available on this date.

All applications must be e-mailed to info@amagavic.org.au and received no later than 5pm on Wednesday, 29 January 2020. 

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