The Western Australian Museum’s vision is to be an excellent and vibrant museum, valued and used by all Western Australians and admired and visited by people from around the world.
The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment which is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.
This position is located in Albany on the southern coast of Western Australia. Albany is known for its Aboriginal and early European settler history and natural scenic beauty of the rugged granite coastline. The Western Australian Museum overlooks picturesque Princess Royal Harbour, on the site of the first European settlement in Western Australia.
The WA Museum is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to join the Museum in the role of Regional Manager for the Museum of the Great Southern.
As the Regional Manager you will be responsible for:
• leading and managing the team in the planning and implementation of museum public exhibitions, events and activities;
• ensuring service quality and continuous improvement;
• effectively developing and implementing marketing strategies and initiatives that promote local, regional and West Australian history and environment, to enhance both local and visitor experiences; and
• identifying and pursuing alternative funding opportunities including sponsorships and grants.
To be successful in this role you will have knowledge and experience of museums, possess strong leadership qualities, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a management style which is inclusive and focused on operational and customer delivery outcomes. Your outstanding relationship-building, networking and negotiation skills will also be critical to your success in the role.
This is for 1 (one) full time, permanent vacancy. There will also be a Pool running for a period of 18 months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool where appointments may be considered for similar vacancies for full-time, part-time, fixed term or permanency.
A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.
Prospective applicants are advised to visit www.jobs.wa.gov.au and key in the Position Number (11516) into the “Web Search No. Position Number or Keywords” box on the website to access the advertisement and follow the instructions on how to apply.
Monday, 25 February 2019 at 4.00pm (AWST)
For Further Job Related Information:
Please contact Roz Lipscombe on (08) 6552 7338 (not to be contacted for an Applicant Information Package).