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Operations Manager – WAM

Closing date:   September 28, 2022
Institution:   Western Australian Museum
Salary:   Level 5, PS CSA Agreement 2021, $90,047 - $98,994 per annum pro rata
Employment status:   We currently have one Permanent Part-Time (0.8 FTE, 60 hours a fortnight) vacancy for immediate filling
Location :   Kalgoorlie
Contact name:   Marta Perona, Regional Manager, Museum of the Goldfields, 0407 829 074 or 9021 8533.
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

About us

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.

About the role

Under the limited direction of the Regional Manager, this position provides leadership and direction through applying and monitoring human and physical resources to the site’s daily operations.

The Operations Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining operational networks through effective liaison with visitors, stakeholders, community and special interest groups as well as promoting community support for the organisation’s goals and strategies. Furthermore, this role also supports the site’s visitor-oriented experiences including programs, events, outreach, marketing and online services.

Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for a more comprehensive outline of the duties involved and the specific work-related requirements your application should address

About you

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual who  works well in a positive team environment, enjoys a challenge and wants to make a difference.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Have excellent organisational skills, being flexible and adaptable with attention to details
  • Be a great team player and leading staff with emotional intelligence
  • Improve and implement operational systems across the site
  • Be an effective communicator and good at stakeholder liaison
  • Be passionate about the Goldfields community and strive to excellency when delivering outcomes
  • Implement our Operational Plan

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.


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