ACMI is the museum of screen culture. Navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the world’s most democratic artform – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI’s vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs explore the stories, technologies and artists that create our shared screen culture.
In June 2022, ACMI will open Light: Works from Tate’s Collection, an exhibition curated by Tate in the UK and drawn from their prestigious collection. Light brings opportunities for you to join the VX team on a part time, fixed term basis (41 hours/fortnight, 16 June 2022 – 13 November 2022). Reporting to a team of VX Supervisors, the role is responsible for gallery invigilation, the delivery of talks, tours and introductions to visiting groups as required, and the provision of a consistently exceptional visitor experience. VX Guides may also be required to work in other areas of Visitor Experience operations.
Our ideal team member will have experience in delivering high quality customer service within a museum/gallery context, with a focus on front of house operations. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage visitors by presenting a working knowledge of exhibition concepts to enhance their experience. If you are a motivated team player, who thrives in an environment of high visitor volumes, then this is the role for you.
If successful, you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture. This Grade 2 role is offered on a fixed term, part time basis (41 hours/fortnight, 16 June 2022 – 13 November 2022), with a starting salary of $55,439 pro rata plus super. As part of the Visitor Experience team, you will work according to a fortnightly roster, which may include weekend and evening work. A current Victorian Working with Children Check is required.
To apply, follow the online application process and submit your resume and a brief video (2 minutes or less) introducing yourself, outlining why you’re interested in the role and why you consider yourself a strong candidate. Include the link for your video in the online application form (we recommend using the video sharing platform loom.com to create this).
Please note interviews will be held on Monday 09, Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 May 2022.
ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds. ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTIQA+ community and all sectors of the community. Please contact us at [email protected] or 03 8663 2200 to discuss making adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements.
For on-site roles the successful candidate will need to provide their vaccination information in accordance with the government’s Mandatory Vaccination Directions. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.