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Project Officer (Administration), Sciences Department

Australia’s largest public museum organisation is seeking a Project Officer to provide administrative support to the Head of Sciences, and to coordinate the administration of the Sciences Department.


Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues:  Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building.

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The primary responsibility of the Project Officer is the effective administrative operation of the Sciences Department through the provision of efficient and timely administrative systems, financial monitoring and management, communication with internal and external stakeholders, staff instruction and training, and project support for Departmental activities.

Notable skills and experiences:

  1. Demonstrated experience in providing high-level administrative support to a senior MV manager while observing confidentiality and protocols.
  2. Excellent time management and organisational skills, including the ability to use initiative, work under pressure with minimal supervision, set priorities, generate innovative solutions, and meet competing deadlines.
  3. Demonstrated ability to appraise changing Departmental requirements and develop appropriate administrative systems and procedures.
  4. Well-developed liaison and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with staff, students and associates working at all levels of Museum Victoria, and external stakeholders.
  5. High standard of administrative and computing skills, including advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office applications, Records Management systems, and experience in gathering data and undertaking research using internal and external data sources.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  7. The successful applicant is required to undergo a National Police Records Check and be assessed as suitable (new employees are required to meet this cost).
  8. The successful applicant will have high level computing and communication skills


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