As the Indigenous Programs Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development, coordination and administration of a range of employment, fellowship and development programs designed to enhance career opportunities for Indigenous people in the cultural sector and, in particular, the National Museum of Australia.

The position has primary responsibility for coordinating the Encounters Fellowship Program. This Program is a joint initiative with Prince’s Trust Australia and the British Museum, designed to provide opportunities for regional and remote Indigenous people. The Program focuses on building the skills and capabilities of Indigenous people involved in cultural programs within their communities. In liaison with key stakeholders, the incumbent of this position will manage and coordinate all administrative aspects of the fellowship program, including but not limited to: recruitment and selection, induction and mentoring, travel and logistics and meetings. The position is responsible for reporting on the program and developing supplementary programs that foster ongoing relationships and connections between fellowship holders and the Museum.

The Indigenous Programs Coordinator is also responsible for managing Indigenous employment programs and developing strategies to enhance Indigenous recruitment and retention at the Museum.


To be eligible to apply for this vacancy, applicants must:


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Museum is an equal employment opportunity workplace.