May 4, 2018

Access Coordinator

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Australia’s largest public museum organisation, Museums Victoria, is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced person to coordinate and facilitate access to First Peoples Collections at Museums Victoria.


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.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit


This position is accountable for the successful delivery and coordination of access services relating to First Peoples Collections at Museums Victoria; including provision of information about the collections to meet all internal and external stakeholders’ needs and coordination of access visits.

Notable skills and experiences:

  1. Excellent knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and cultures.
  2. Sound knowledge of legal and cultural issues concerning the public accessibility of First Peoples objects, images and manuscripts held in museum collections, especially with regard to relevant copyright and privacy legislation and the implementation of cultural protocols.
  3. Excellent ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders including First Peoples communities, researchers and the general public.
  4. Ability to schedule and coordinate requests and site visits from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, external stakeholders and staff with effective time management.
  5. Demonstrated ability and experience in the preparation of correspondence, reports and statistics, including the presentation of verbal reports.


This is a Full-time, Ongoing position. The salary on offer is $65,713 per annum (Base of grade) plus 9.5% Superannuation.

Applications Close: Friday 18th May 2018

How to Apply

To view the position description, visit; for more information about this position, please contact Genevieve Grieves, Manager First Peoples, on (03) 8341-7380.

To apply, please send your Covering Letter, Resume, a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria by visiting

Applications Close: Friday 18th May 2018

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