AACH – News & Opportunities

May 17, 2018

EMPLOYMENT | Collection Manager (Australian Aboriginal Collection), Museum Victoria

Friday, 28 April 2017

Key Dates:

Applications close: Tuesday 16 May 2017

Museum Victoria is seeking a motivated and experienced Collection Manager to undertake the daily management, documentation and facilitate access to the Australian Aboriginal Collection. This position is reserved for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

About the position

This position is responsible for the daily management of
the Australian Aboriginal Collection, including registration,
inventory control, access, storage, administration and maintenance
of information systems.

Notable skills and experience

  • Extensive demonstrated experience in museum collection
    management practices, including the maintenance and use of
    databases; associated computer systems; and the application of
    procedures related to these electronic systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the legal and cultural
    issues relating to the management, access and use of Australian
    Aboriginal Collections and documentation, and the application of
    related procedures.
  • Sound knowledge and experience in safe object handling, storage
    and transport, incorporating OHS standards and risk management
  • The successful applicant will have experience working in a
    multi-disciplinary team including collection managers, curators,
    conservators and other museum specialists.

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