Join the Australian Museum and work with us to achieve our Mission to ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change
About the Role
The Exhibition Project Officer Lead is a crucial role that sits within the Exhibitions Team. This role is offered on a full-time ongoing basis. Your previous experience will be utilised in the development and delivery of exhibition projects at the Australian Museum (AM) as part of the Production Team.
You will take a lead role on small to mid-sized projects, tasks will include production and delivery, fabricating components such as plinths and object mounts, installing and de-installing displays, and workshop oversight and maintenance. As part of the team your role will be to ensure that exhibitions are delivered on time and maintained to the highest standards and that the visitor experience is engaging, enjoyable and safe.
Click on the following Role Description to begin the journey and find your new career at the AM
- Trade certificate in areas of Carpentry/Joinery, Cabinet Making or equivalent; or a minimum of five years’ experience in a relevant field of exhibition production; or
- Relevant degree, in Applied Arts, Fine Arts, Engineering or qualifications deemed equivalent; or relevant work experience of not less than nine years.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in leading the production and delivery of museum exhibitions as well as working collaboratively as part of a project team.
Your Knowledge & Experience
To be successful in this role you will be required to:
- Be highly skilled in the following key areas: Fabrication and Construction or Preparation.
- Able to perform and conduct Maintenance Management, Estimating/Costing and Network planning
Why work with us?
The Australian Museum is truly a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.
Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction.
The AM is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.
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Besides working together with other like-minded people passionate about the Earth and all its wonders, you will have access to:
- Dedicated Wellbeing programs
- Career development and opportunities across the NSW Public Service.
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