Responsibilities of the position
A Learning Services Officer is responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of programming events for school groups and family groups. Specifically a Learning Services Officer is responsible for:

  • creating, planning and delivering engaging programs associated with the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, ideas and themes to school groups and family groups;
  • coordinating the operational aspects of these programs;
  • supporting Learning Services and Community Outreach volunteers in their duties to ensure the effective delivery of programs;
  • assisting with administrative and other tasks associated with specific programs, including communicating program and event information across the Museum and evaluating programs;
  • ensuring that he/she has sufficient supervision, instruction and equipment to undertake his/her work safely and that employees and volunteers have sufficient supervision, instruction and equipment to enable them to perform their duties safely.

Note: Normal hours are Tuesday to Friday, though this position will require some work on weeknights, weekends and public holidays. It may also involve some strenuous physical activity from time to time.

Selection criteria
Applicants must respond to each of the following selection criteria in their application:

  1. Ability to plan, create, deliver and evaluate relevant and engaging programs to diverse audiences.
  2. Sound communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. An understanding of, and interest in, Australian history and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and cultures and a willingness and capacity to continue to further this understanding and interest.
  4. Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  5. Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  6. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of Diversity and Equity and Work Health and Safety and the ability to apply them to work practices.

Applications should include contact details for two referees.

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

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

  • be an Australian citizen;
  • undergo a number of pre-employment checks, which includes a police records check;
  • hold a General Registration for Working With Vulnerable People (ACT).

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