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Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Across our venues – Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and IMAX cinemas – we present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit.

Join an award-winning team and contribute to the creative development of new landmark cultural experiences. This fixed-term position is in the Exhibition Interpretation Department of Museums Victoria, with exciting career prospects to grow and develop.

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Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a First Peoples Exhibition Content Lead to collaborate in the shaping and delivery of long-term exhibitions and experiences at Melbourne Museum. Museums Victoria is committed to placing First Peoples’ living cultures, histories and knowledge at the core of its practice.

In this role you will be part of a collaborative and engaged team who seek innovative ways to create audience-centred experiences that inspire and enrich all our visitors and communities.

Key duties of this role include:

  1. Crafting interpretive strategies for compelling story-led experiences
  2. Collaborative concept development within multi-disciplinary creative teams
  3. Facilitating community consultation to ensure input of First Peoples knowledge and expertise

This position is reserved for Australian Indigenous applicants, under the provisions for Special Measures under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. The reason for the special measure is to appoint an applicant with a unique understanding of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Pacific cultures, and to promote employment for Australian Indigenous candidates in order to achieve greater equality of opportunity.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


To view the position description, visit Careers @ VicGov