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Manager, Science Engagement and Events – AM

Closing date:   May 4, 2017
Institution:   Australian Museum
Salary:   Clerk Grade 7/8 ($72,172 - $79,889 pro-rated) with a total remuneration package of up to $88,557 per annum
Employment status:   Temporary part-time, 4 days (28 hours) /week for a period up to 11 months (maternity leave cover)
Location :   Sydney - CBD
Contact name:   Fara Pelarek, 02 9320 6165
Contact email:   Fara.Pelarek@austmus.gov.au

About the Australian Museum

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and was founded in 1827 as the first museum in Australia. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 18 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s purpose is to make nature, Indigenous cultures & science accessible and relevant to everyone.

The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Division is comprised of the following five Branches: AMRI Education, Life Science, Digital Collections and Citizen Science, Lizard Island Research Station and Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics.

For further information about science at the Australian Museum see http://australianmuseum.net.au

The AM supports a diverse workforce and promotes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

About the role

The Manager, Science Engagement and Events (SEE) is part of the AMRI Education team and is responsible for managing the SEE unit programs including the Science Festival, Science on the Road outreach initiatives and other education events. The role holder manages the strategic development and operations of these programs including the design, production and delivery of new content; the maintenance and refurbishment of existing programs; school and community communication; administration and financial management. The role holder is responsible for staff, contractors, volunteers, presenters, exhibitors and interns as well as managing external promotion and funding opportunities.

For more information or to apply visit JobsNSW.


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