A unique and exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic leader to provide strategic leadership in the management of The Workshops Rail Museum, a multiple Queensland and Australian Tourism Award winner. Located in the regional city of Ipswich, the birthplace of rail in Queensland, this heritage site includes hands-on exhibits chronicling 150 years of rail history alongside industrial machinery and beautifully restored treasures.

Job details

To secure this opportunity you will have substantial knowledge of, and experience in, managing a museum or similar institution. You will be a skilled communicator, dynamic leader and effective administrator able to balance social and commercial outcomes to drive a seamless visitor experience whilst delivering agreed financial targets.

You will be adept at seeing the big-picture, galvanising multi-disciplinary teams and achieving results whilst maintaining balance and perspective. You will have a flexible approach with proven experience in providing timely, well informed, professional advice. Additionally, you will be committed to personal and professional/technical growth, whilst displaying innovation, self-awareness and willingness to learn and share knowledge. In return you will work with a team of professionals who are committed and passionate about what they do.


  • A fast-paced, challenging, and supportive environment
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture

Intra-state travel may be required from time to time.

Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months and may be considered for other vacancies (identical or similar) which may include an alternative employment basis (temporary; full time or part time). Occasional work outside normal working hours, including weekends, may be required.

Your application for this role will remain current for 12 months and may be considered for recurring vacancies which may be at an alternative location or alternative employment basis (full-time or part-time).

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