Project Manager, Australian Music Vault

Arts Centre Melbourne
VIC - Metro
Closing Date
Wed, 17th April 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Band 3.3 - $80,465.73
VIC - Metro

Project Manager, Australian Music Vault

Band 3.3 - $80,465.73
Full time, fixed term until 30th June, 2020

About us
At Arts Centre Melbourne, we bring people together for remarkable experiences. Sitting beneath our iconic Spire, we’re Australia’s largest and busiest performing arts centre. As a cultural and architectural landmark in Melbourne, our nation’s cultural capital, we’ve showcased the best of Australian and international performing arts for nearly 40 years. We’re now focused on Reimagining Arts Centre Melbourne for the future as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to transforming the Melbourne Arts Precinct.

The Opportunity
The Australian Music Vault (AMV) is a celebration of the Australian contemporary music story - past, present and future. Created in collaboration with the music industry the AMV features a free, permanent exhibition, interactive and digital experiences, iconic objects from Arts Centre Melbourne’s performing Arts Collection and an ongoing calendar of live performances, education programs and public events.

Currently, Collections is seeking a Project Manager for the incredible Australian Music Vault.
In this role you will: Manage the Australian Music Vault and associated digital and public programming.
Lead the concept, development and documentation of physical and digital exhibition projects.
Collaborate with exhibition curators and the Programming and Participation teams to identify and support forums, talks, events and online opportunities.
Successfully deliver exhibition projects on time, budget and to specifications including best practice museum standards for the preservation of cultural material.

To be successful, you will require;

Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience in project management; managing competing deadlines, working on multiple projects simultaneously and delivering projects to tight deadlines and within budget.
Demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of physical and digital exhibition projects: temporary and permanent exhibitions including multimedia experiences, object changeovers and digital projects. Experience in developing exhibition briefs, project documentation including budget tracking, scheduling and reporting, creating tenders, allocating and managing resources including contractors
Demonstrated experience of contemporary computer systems such as MS Office suite including a working understanding of MS Project and/or other project management software. Familiarity with collection management and location software such as EMu and MV Wise and digital user experience and content management systems beneficial.
Demonstrated experience or knowledge of applying best practice museum standards to a variety of media, including a good understanding about safe and effective handling, documentation, packing, transportation, installation, loan and display of cultural material.
Arts Centre Melbourne employees enjoy a range of benefits including:

Opportunity to receive free house seats and complimentary tickets to our shows
Organisational-wide learning and development and wellbeing programs
Discounted commuter benefits and onsite car-parking
Access to health care insurance at competitive rates
Food and beverage discounts at our staff café and surrounding restaurants

If your skills and experience align with this role, then please apply! Ensure you have addressed the key selection criteria in your cover letter and submit alongside a current resume.

Please refer to the position description below for further information on Arts Centre Melbourne and the Collections Department, as well as the key selection criteria. Applications close 5pm, 17 April 2019.

Employment at Arts Centre Melbourne is conditional upon the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check.

Applications are open to those with full working rights in Australia. Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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