Leading Museums, Museum Leaders

Head of Science – Western Australian Museum

Closing date:   June 17, 2021
Institution:   Western Australian Museum
Salary:   Level 7, PS CS Agreement 2019, $119,725 - $128,033 per annum
Employment status:   Ongoing, full-time
Location :   WA Museum Collections and Research Centre
Contact name:   Diana Jones, 9212 3715
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

Are you a leader in science looking to make a difference? This may be the opportunity you have been searching for!

The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.

The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment that is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.

Conditions

We currently have available one (1) full-time permanent vacancy available for immediate filling.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.

Job Description

The Head of Science position is responsible for the strategic direction of the WA Museum Functional Area of Science, by initiating, developing, coordinating and leading multidisciplinary and collaborative curatorial work and research projects, through building robust networks and a focused team, advocating internally and externally a strong strategic focus on delivering the Museum’s vision.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.


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